Out of Town/Sauti za Busara Festival: Africa United, Feb. 9-12 2017 @ Stonetown – Zanzibar

Dates: February 9-12, 2017
Venue: Stonetown, Zanzibar

Download the festival-programme (pdf)


January 12, 2017 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

Mindspeak: Aly-Khan Satchu Hosts Kenya Pipeline Chairman – John Ngumi, Jan. 21 2017 @ the InterContinental Hotel

Date: January 21, 2017
Venue: the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi
Time: 9.30 am – 12 noon

Presentation by John Ngumi – Chairman, Kenya Pipeline

January 16, 2017 at 1:20 pm Leave a comment

Women’s March on Nairobi in Solidarity with Women’s March on Washington, Jan. 21 2017 @ Karura Forest

Date: January 21, 2017
Venue: Karura Forest’s KFEET Centre
Time: 10 am

PS: this march is inclusive and all are welcome.

On 21 January 2017 Nairobi will march in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Washington D.C. and across the world.

The recent elections in the United States have shown how real the threat is to our collective rights and liberties. We march together for the protection of our rights, our safety, our families, our health and the health of our planet – recognising that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our society.

We stand together as one, for the rights of women, black, minority, ethnic and refugee groups, immigrants of all statuses, those with diverse religious faiths, people who identify as LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, the economically impoverished, and survivors of sexual assault, recognising that an attack on one, is an attack on us all.

This march is the first step of a progressive alliance across the world, built by individuals, groups and communities who together will be the voice of a new global consciousness.

Please RSVP for the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1188071894612345/

January 13, 2017 at 1:58 pm Leave a comment

Meet the Artist – Gor Soudan, Jan. 15 2017 @ Red Hill Art Gallery

Imprints by Gor | Image via the Gallery

Imprints by Gor | Image via the Gallery

Date & time: Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 2.00 to 5.00 pm
Venue: Red Hill Art Gallery

The exhibition closes on 22nd January 2017

Directions to the Gallery
From Village Market join Limuru Road. After 13km turn lefdown a dirt road, signposted “The Retreat”, continue for 200m, keep left (ignore the road climbing sharply right), after 50m take the right smaller track.

Red Hill Art Gallery is located at the end of the track on the left side (red metal gate) Karibu!

From City Centre Matatu No 114. Stop ‘Posta’

January 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live ft. Lydiah Dola, Jan. 19 2017 @ Choices – Baricho Road

Date: January 19, 2017
Venue: Choices, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

Note: January 2017 will be the last month of Thursday Nite Live to take place at Choices Pub & Restaurant.

Roots International would like to thank the owners, management and staff at Choices for hosting Thursday Nite Live these last 5 years.

January 12, 2017 at 10:05 am Leave a comment

Gadgets As Objects: Making Art With Discarded, Violent And Sexy Electronics by Dani Ploeger, Jan. 19 2017 @ BIEA

Date: January 19, 2017
Venue: BIEA Seminar Room, Laikipia Road, Kileleshwa Nairobi
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

January 10, 2017 at 3:53 pm Leave a comment

Call for Artistic Expressions: Painting, Sculpture & Mixed Media – for the Annual Manjano Exhibition, by Feb. 17 2017 @ GoDown Arts

Deadline for submission: February 17, 2017

January 10, 2017 at 3:43 pm Leave a comment

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