Alsarah and Nubatones Live in Kenya, Aug. 2 2015 @ Alliance Française

Alsarah and Nubatones
Alsarah & the Nubatones – The Silt Tour

Hungary, Portugal, France, U.A.E, Morocco, Egypt, Sweden, Lithuania and for the first time….

LIVE! in Kenya on Sunday 2nd August 2015, at the Alliance Francaise.

Date: August 2, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 1500 Advance and KES 2000 at the Gate

For more information contact: 0708777504; 0722517317
Advance tickets available at Alliance Française, Between the Lines (Bookstore at Village Market) and Goethe Institut

About
Exploring Sudanese and Egyptian cultural sounds in a contemporary context, the Brooklyn based band are:

Alsarah – Lead Vocals
Nahid Abunama – Elgadi – Vocals
Brandon Terzic – Oud
Mauwena Kodjovi – Bass Guitar
Rami El Aasser – Percussion

In 2013, backed by Afro Simba (Kenya), Alsarah performed at Blankets & Wine and at Tree House, to a full house.

In 2014, Alsarah performed with the Nile Project at Kuona Trust and she also performed at the Safaricom Jazz Festival.

Curtain raisers are Afro Simba Band and Yellow Light Machine

This is the first time that Alsarah & the Nubatones will perform in Kenya.

July 24, 2015 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: I Love Nairobi by Michael Soi, Jul. 19 – Aug. 14 2015 @ GoDown Art Centre

M Soi Nai Ni Who
An exhibition by Michael Soi at the GoDown Art Centre is currently ongoing under the auspices of Nai ni Who Festival.

Opening: July 19, 2015
Venue: GoDown Arts Centre, Industrial Area
Time: 3 pm
Entry: Free

Exhibition continues until August 14, 2015

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Exhibition: Colour Identity, Jul. 9-31 2015 @ Alliance Française

Colour Identity
Dates: July 9-31, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Free Entrance

About
Moses Nyawanda, Moses Muigai, Kevin Ndege, Pascal Chuma and Isabellah Mosigisi come together in a group exhibition entitled ‘Colour Identity’. Colour is a potent element of these artists’ visual language, each distinctively exploiting colour value in his/her creativity.

Moses Nyawanda and Kevin Ndege are based at the Railway Museum Art Studio. Pascal Chuma and Isabellah Mosigisi are from the Bobea Art Centre in Eastlands. Moses Muigai practices from his studio at home in Thika. Both Moses Nyawanda and Moses Muigai are graduates of the defunct Creative Art Centre which played a significant role in the Kenyan Art Scene from the 70s to the late 90s. Pascal studied at the Buruburu Institute of Fine Arts and Kevin and Isabellah are self-taught.

July 3, 2015 at 9:48 am 2 comments

Thursday Nite Live feat. Fariji Napa, Aug. 6 2015 @ Choices – Baricho Road

TNL@C Fariji Napa AUG 6th 2015
Date: August 6, 2015
Venue: Choices, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

July 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Kenyan Cartoonists’ Take on Obama, Aug. 4-23 2015 @ Alliance Francaise

Cartoonist take on Obama
A hard hitting exhibition by Kenyan Cartoonists’, which illustrates their perception, mostly of the evolution of the persona of the US president, Barack Obama. This exhibition currently running at Pawa 254 covers the evolution of Obama over the years, from the pre-white house days to his first term and now his second term in office as the US president.

Dates: August 4-23, 2015
Venue: Alliance Francaise

Exhibiting Cartoonists: Celeste, Gado, Gammz, Gathara, Maddo and Ndula

July 29, 2015 at 6:51 pm Leave a comment

East Africa Vibes Concert w/ Eric Omondi, Sarabi, Leo Mkanyia, & Grace Matata, Aug. 1 2015 @ Nafasi Art Space – Dares Salaam

East African Vibes Dar
Date: August 1, 2015
Venue: Nafasi Art Space, Dares Salaam

July 29, 2015 at 6:37 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Nite of Thousand Laughs, Aug. 1 2015 @ Bomas of Kenya

Thousand laughs
Date: August 1 2015
Venue: Bomas of Kenya
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 2,000

July 29, 2015 at 6:33 pm Leave a comment

Mindspeak Forum: Aly-Khan Satchu Hosts UNCTAD SG Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Aug. 1 2015 @ Sankara Nairobi

M K at Sankara
Mindspeak returns at the Sankara Hotel.
Date: August 1, 2015
Venue: Sankara, Nairobi (Westlands)
Time: 9.30 am for 10 am
Entry: Free

The Guest is the Secretary General of Unctad

July 29, 2015 at 6:29 pm Leave a comment

Hip Hop + Costume Party, Jul. 31 2015 @ the Bus Nairobi

Costume Party
Date: July 31, 2015
Venue: the Bus, Nairobi

July 29, 2015 at 6:22 pm Leave a comment

Photo Exhibition: The Era of Resilience – Kenyan Farmers Journey, Aug. 1-2 2015 @ National Museum

Greenpeace at NMK
Dates: August 1-2, 2015
Venue: National Museum

Find more information here

July 25, 2015 at 5:52 pm Leave a comment

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