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

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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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Nai Ni Who Street Party W/ Juliani, Super Mazembe & Ken wa Maria, Aug. 2 2015 @ the GoDown

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Date: August 2, 2015
Venue: the GoDown Arts Centre
Time: 1-6 pm
Entry: Free

Performances by: Juliani, Super Mazembe and Ken wa Maria

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Exhibition: Visceral, Aug. 6-20 2015 @ Kuona Trust

Visceral Exhibition
Opening: August 6, 2015
Venue: Kuona Trust
Exhibition Dates: Until August 20, 2015

Visceral is a Conceptual Art Exhibition by Mwini Mutuku that explores emotions and the mind through Mirrors.

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Photography Exhibition: Black, Jul. 31-Aug. 14 2015 @ Prokraft Africa

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“Black” Photography Exhibition At Prokraft Africa

Opening: July 30, 2015

Exhibition Dates: Until August 14, 2015
Venue: Prokraft Africa Studio’s

About
Prompted by the increasing international recognition of African artists, Prokraft Africa embarks on a journey to celebrate African talent by holding its first art gallery – the gravity art exhibition.
as a complement to the commercial advertising field, Prokraft aims to revive the art-exhibiting and art-buying culture across Kenya, the East Africa region and Africa, by publishing and selling exclusive artwork produced by its artists. With space gravity, Prokraft Africa also seeks to establish a platform to challenge and inspire creatives by holding themed art galleries.

Black – the exhibition

The exhibition features artwork from Prokraft Africa talents Jeffrey Otieno, Joe Makeni, Mutua Matheka, Osborne Macharia and Thandiwe Muriu. Prokraft has challenged the talents to create a minimum 5 pieces each, defining black from their perspective, while remaining consistent to personal style of work. Each of the pieces will be produced in a limited edition of 10.

About PROKRAFT AFRICA
PROKRAFT AFRICA is East Africa’s first creative talent management agency and represents some of the region’s highest ranking creative professionals in photography and illustrations. Since its formation, PROKRAFT AFRICA has set a benchmark for visual digital artwork produced on the continent, resulting PROKRAFT AFRICA talents being ranked as part of the world’s top 200 digital artists by Lürzer’s archive in 2015. PROKRAFT AFRICA’s talents have worked with various visual art production campaigns for corporations such as Mercedes, KPLC, Coca-Cola, Diageo, Pepsi, Samsung and Safaricom.

July 30, 2015 at 4:53 pm Leave a comment

Afro-Dance Workshop’s, Every Thursday @ Ukumbi Mdogo – National Theatre

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Afro-dance workshops are back! Every Thursday beginning 23rd July.

Come learn African and Afro-diasporic movement and rhythms every

Thursday from 6.00pm-7.30pm at Ukumbi Mdogo, Kenya National Theatre, Harry Thuku Road, opposite the Norfolk Hotel.

Featuring movement and inspiration from Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba and Haiti.

Charges Kes 1,000 only.
Wear comfortable clothing and carry water.
RSVP on afrodancekenya@gmail.com

July 30, 2015 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Mustered Soul – Love Edition, Aug. 7 2015 @ Soul Food Cafe – State House Avenue

Mustered Soul
Date: August 7, 2015
Venue: Soul Food Cafe – State House Avenue, Liaison House
Time: from 7-9pm.

Mustered Soul is a chilled evening of soul-jazz fusion.

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Mic Robbery III, Aug. 2 2015 @ TreeHouse – Westlands

Mic Robbery 3

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Slum Photography Exhibition, Aug. 6 2015 @ Michael Joseph Centre – The Safaricom House

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Date: 6 August, 2015
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, The Safaricom House
Entry/Tickets/Admission: 3000 KSh
Advance Tickets: 0729465940
Contact: slumphotographyKE@gmail.com

The event will be hosted by Big Ted and will include performances by: Octopizzo, Recap and Tear Drops

About
#PigaPichaMtoiAsome is an initiative for photographers to use their unique vision to promote slum child education through photography. In this exhibition, photos from the #PigaPichaMtoiAsome initiative will be
showcased to raise awareness about the barriers to education faced by children living in slums and the importance of achieving education for all.
The exhibition will focus on sharing the stories of children currently out of school and living in Kibera and ALL PROCEEDS will go towards sending these children to school. An auction of photographs from the exhibit will be held.

Webpage (Instagram): https://instagram.com/slumphotography/

July 30, 2015 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment

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