Nairobi Annual Lecture: Devolution – The Politics and the Jurisprudence of Equitable Distribution of National Resources, Feb.18 2017 @ BIEA
Lecture by Dr. Willy Mutunga
Date: February 25, 2017
Venue: from St. Georges Primary School
Time: 7-10 am
Tickets: Corporate – KES 5,000; Adults – KES 500; Students – KES 200 and Kids – KES 100
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Jam Session with Arun Ghosh (UK), the Nairobi Horns Project (Kenya) & Hussein Masimbi (Tanzania), Feb. 22 2017 @ the Alchemist
This year, the East Africa Arts programme will feature a dynamic collaboration at the 4th edition of the Safaricom International Jazz Festival on the 26th February. On stage will be clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh (UK), the Nairobi Horns Project (Kenya), and percussionist and vocalist Hussein Masimbi (Tanzania).
Arun is a renowned innovator of the modern IndoJazz style, Ghosh’s sound and musical approach encompasses a huge span of music; he plays the music he loves, with jazz, classical, rock, folk, hip-hop and Afrobeat all brought together. Ghosh will be collaborating with acclaimed Tanzanian percussionist, Hussein Masimbi and the highly rated Kenyan trio of Mackinlay Mutsembi on trumpet, saxophonist Rabai Mokua and Victor Kinama on trombone to bring the SJF audience an innovative new showcase.
This eclectic trio had been exchanging music and ideas over the last month and their collaboration will come together as a performance of reworked and original pieces.
On Wednesday 22nd February 2017 we would like you to come Jam with us at the Alchemist in Westlands.
Rocky Dawuni was the 2017 Sauti za Busara headlining act.
Book Launch: ‘Lost Nationalism: Revolution, Memory and Anti-Colonial Resistance in Sudan’, Feb. 22 2017 @ BIEA
IFRA together with the British Institute in Eastern Africa invite you to the launch of a book, Lost Nationalism: Revolution, Memory and Anti-Colonial Resistance in Sudan by Elena Vezzadini. Elena is a scholar in history from the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) and affiliated to Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Institut des Mondes Africains.