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Date: November 28, 2015
Venue: Karen Village
Time: 3 pm
Tickets: KES 200
This year’s literary festival, Beyond the Map of English: Writers in conversation on Language hosts readings, performances and discussions that explore issues of language and how this relates to African experiences and writing on the continent.
Confirmed participants include Nuruddin Farah, Taiye Selasi, Boris Boubacar Diop, Yvonne Adhiambo Owour, Wu Ming, Prof. Aldin Mutembei,FOKN Bois and Siphiwo Mahala.
Dates: December 5 & 6, 2015
Venue: St. Francis Church
Location: at the junction of Ngong Road and Karen Road
Time: Saturday, December 5 2015 at 7 pm and Sunday, December 6 2015 at 3 pm
Tickets: Adults, KES 800 and Students, KES 500
Conductor: Damian Penfold
PS: St. Francis is easily reached via the Southern Bypass, for those on the other side of Nairobi
Afro-Jazz with Dan Aceda, Ricky Nanjero, Juma Tutu, Hulda Serro et al, Dec. 4 2015 @ Alliance Garden
Performances by: Dan Aceda, Ricky Nanjero, Juma Tutu, Hulda Serro et al
Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Prior Registration Required | Entry Free
Dora-Heita features a street-wise magistrate battling a corrupt establishment. The new magistrate is known as Dora Heita, the ‘Alley-cat Magistrate’, on account of his debauched lifestyle. In his unique way which was contrary to the samurai code, he cleans up the town of the yakuza bosses and the courtiers who are in cahoots with them. He is a one of a kind hero people long for today.