Special Exhibition: Faces of Zimbabwe Sculpture Exhibition, Dec. 3-8 2016 @ BIEA

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Dates: December 3-8, 2016
Venue: British Institute of East Africa

About
The British Institute for Eastern Africa is hosting from the 3-8 December a very special exhibition, which has not been seen in Nairobi before.

“Faces of Zimbabwe” shows 100 sculptures from Zimbabwe, created by more than 20 artists.
Anyone interested in the artistic expression of the continent should not miss this opportunity to see one of the most impressive modern art forms of contemporary Africa.

Additionally three films will be shown which depict the roots of this art. The films were made in the 90’s. Most of the artists are no longer alive. Some of their pieces are also at the exhibition.

This unique show of Zimbabwean sculptures is open daily from 10am to 5pm. The vernissage is on Saturday, the 3rd of December at 4pm

November 25, 2016 at 4:46 pm Leave a comment

Jean & Boots: With Sir Elvis & Jeff Koinange, Dec. 11 2016 @ Mo-Lito Farm – Red Hill

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Date: December 11, 2016
Venue: Mo-Lito Farm – Red Hill, Off Limuru Road
Time: gates open at 11 am and show starts at 2 pm
Tickets: KES 1,000/- Adults, Kids KES 500

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Exhibition: The 21st Kim Sung-Jin African Formative Ceramics Exhibition, Dec. 8 2016 – Jan. 5 2017 @ the National Museum

African Formative Ceramics Exhibition by Sung-Jin | Photo via National Museum

African Formative Ceramics Exhibition by Sung-Jin | Photo via National Museum


Dates: December 8, 2016 – January 5, 2017
Venue: Cultural Dynamism Gallery, Nairobi National Museum
Time: Museum Open Daily – 8.30am – 5.30pm
Entry: Normal Rates Apply

About
Kim, Sung-Jin was born in South Korea on 16th December 1954. He graduated from the department of ceramic arts at Dankook University (M.F.A)

He has held 20 solo exhibitions including the Invitation Artists of Korea Individual Design Exhibition he is also a member of Korea Art Association, Korea Contemporary Ceramic Association and Korea Craft Council.

He is currently undertaking a one year programme as a resident professor in the Department of Fine Art and Design at Kenyatta University teaching ceramics

December 2, 2016 at 10:49 am Leave a comment

Dance Performance: The Nutcracker by Dance Centre Kenya, Dec. 3 & 4 2016 @ the Kenya National Theatre

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Dates: December 3 & 4, 2016
Venue: Kenya National Theatre

For further information and tickets, contact Dance Centre Kenya at 0705 725 369

December 2, 2016 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live ft. Nasambu, Dec. 8 2016 @ Choices – Baricho Road

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Date: December 8, 2016
Venue: Choices, Baricho Road
Time: 8-11 pm
No Cover Charge

December 2, 2016 at 10:28 am Leave a comment

French Film Festival: Cinema as an Instrument of Struggle & Change, Dec. 6-10 2016 @ Alliance

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Dates: December 6 – 10, 2016
Time & Venue: 6:30pm, Alliance Française auditorium
Free Entry
Saturday 10 December @ 10am Special Children’s Show

About
6 to 10 December – a rebellious week of films by filmmakers who are engaged in cinema as an instrument of struggle and change. Stories of activism and resistance preceded by screening of smart phone shorts #filmbyphone

http://www.alliancefrnairobi.org/nairobi/french-film-festival/

December 2, 2016 at 10:27 am 1 comment

Film Festival: On Human Rights, Dec. 5-9 2016 @ Pawa 254 Hub

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Dates: December 5-9, 2016
Venue: Pawa 254 Hub

December 2, 2016 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

Car Free Day – Sunday: Bike/Skate the Whole Day in the CBD! Dec. 4 2016 @ Nairobi Streets

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Date: December 4, 2016
Venue: Nairobi Streets – Meeting point (Muingi Mbingu Street, Jevanjee Gardens)
Time: 9am – 12 pm

About
Nairobi will host a Critical Mass – an event that does not only invite cyclists, but also pedestrians and skaters to the streets in the CBD. The event is part of the place-making week which is organised by Nairobi City Council in collaboration with UN-Habitat. On Sunday, 4 December (9am – 12pm), streets in Nairobi´s CBD will be reclaimed by Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) users. The idea is to bring awareness to the challenges faced by NMT users – that are often forgotten in the transport planning and infrastructure construction. Come join this unique opportunity to illustrate that cyclists do exist and have an equal right to the road.

Bring your bike and friends along.

December 2, 2016 at 9:42 am Leave a comment

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