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Concert: Jamhuri Jam Sessions, Aug. 30 2019 @ The Elephant

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Run 4 Future, Aug. 18 2019 @ Kibera

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Film Screening: A Plastic Ocean, Nov. 13 2018 @ The Alchemist

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A PLASTIC OCEAN
2016 ‧ Documentary ‧ 1h 42m

Craig Leeson discovers a startling amount of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Pollution in the world’s oceans and potential solutions are the focus of this documentary.

Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zrn4-FfbXw

When: 13th November from 7:30PM to 9:00PM

Where: The Alchemist

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October 25, 2018 at 11:46 am Leave a comment

Naivasha Farmers’ Market, First Saturday of every month @ Longonot Farm, Naivasha

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What: An exciting new pop-up farmers’ market committed to providing the gorgeous people of Naivasha-and-beyond with fresh, diverse and truly scrumptious produce and a lovely place to meet up with other like-minded foodies and friends.

When: 1st Saturday of every month (except June). 11am-4pm.

Where: Longonot Farm, South Lake Road, Naivasha (next to Sopa Lodge)

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May 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

Exhibit: The Motherboard by Michael Soi, Aug. 30 2017 @ Circle Art Gallery

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Exhibition: Xavier Verhoest, Feb 2 – 26 2017@ Wasp & Sprout Loresho

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January 30, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Fashion Market: CHRISTMAS FAIR, Dec. 3 & 4 2016 @ Ngong Racecourse

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November 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm 1 comment

Fair: BargainBoX, May 28-29 2016 @ Karen Blixen Museum

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May 12, 2016 at 11:48 am 1 comment

Dinner And Movie: What We Do In the Shadows, Apr. 12 2016 @ The Alchemist

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This time we’re going to be showing “What We Do In the Shadows” (2014). The comedy follow the lives of three really old vampires as they adjust to modern life and was written by the brilliant writers behind the famous television series ‘Flight of the Conchords’. It was among the top comedies of the year with over 19 wins and 18 nominations across the globe!
event facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/706658659437728/
Check out more about the movie here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3416742/

Sundowners start @ 6:00PM with relaxing music curated by Monroe Marcus and the movie starts @ 8:00PM.

As always, enjoy a delicious Mama Rocks burger or mouth-watering pizza from Upendo Pizza

Happy hour from 6:00PM to 8:00PM with buy 1 get 1 free cocktails!

April 8, 2016 at 10:36 am Leave a comment

Dinner and movie: “Viva Riva!”, Feb. 16 2016 @ the Alchemist

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On Wednesday, March 16, 2016, come join us The Alchemist Bar for our third #DinnerAndAMovie Night!

Come enjoy two fantastic films under the stars, specially curated by the lovely and talented duo of Azza Satti and Pedro Matos

Short Film
Alambamento, Mario Bastos (Angola, 2011, 15 min)
Set in the city of Luanda, the story of Matias that while going to deliver his dowry to his fiance’s father, an unexpected accident makes him realize how much he is willing to fight for her love. In this town where chaos and peace, beauty and ugliness, corruption and honor meet, Matias will have to do whatever it takes to get what he wants.

Feature Film
Viva Riva!, Djo Munga (Congo, 2010)
Viva Riva! is a Congolese crime thriller film written & directed by Djo Tunda Wa Munga and starring Patsha Bay, Manie Malone, Fabrice Kwizera, Hoji Fortuna, Marlene Longage, Alex Herabo & Diplôme Amekindra. The film received 12 nominations and won 6 awards at the 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards, including the awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography & Best Production Design, a feat that made it the highest winning film in the history of the AMAA’s till date

You can get also get yourself some delicous burgers courtesty of Mama Rocks or come try out our newest culinary addition,Upendo Pizza, for some oven-baked Italian pizzas! Sundowner music will be provided by Monroe Marcus!

March 14, 2016 at 11:14 am Leave a comment

Sunday Jazz Brunch, Feb. 7 2016 @ Lord Erroll

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‘Sunday Jazz Brunch’ – an afternoon of classic brunch treats, cocktails and live jazz by the Jacob Asiyo Quintet.

Welcome cocktails on offer and children under 7 years dine for free!

#NRW2016 menu will be available too.

See you Sunday!

February 3, 2016 at 11:07 am Leave a comment

Play for Change, Feb. 2 2016 @ Alliance

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“Play for Change” is not the the classic theatre performance: the public is part of it!
It’s indeed a “Theatre of the Oppressed” performance, a technique of the Participatory Educational Theatre:
IF they wish, the audience can intervene, try solutions and propose new policies about life and challenges on human rights promotion in Kenya, that will be the focus of the proposed plays.
CHANGE THE PLAY, PLAY FOR CHANGE!
(or just sit down and enjoy what happens, you get involved only if you want to!)

FREE ENTRANCE, just book your place: nbicefa@cefakenya.com

Did you know that this technique has been used even to create new laws in some countries?
For more information about the Theatre of the Oppressed, click here:http://www.parteciparte.com/eng/forum-theatre

The performance will be directed by Olivier Malcor, from Participarte (http://www.parteciparte.com/eng/who-we-are#1)

Follow CEFA – Kenya for more update, and invite your friends, everyone is welcome!

 

 

February 2, 2016 at 10:13 am Leave a comment

Safaricom International Jazz Festival, Feb. 15 2016 @ Safaricom House

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Within the framework of the Safaricom International Jazz Festival 2016, two important Italian musicians will perform: 

Francesco D’Orazio, violinist – www.francescodorazio.com

and

Giampaolo Nuti, pianist – www.conservatorio.pr.it/docenti/giampaolo-nuti/

LIMITED SEATING

Booking and collection of cards from IIC before 8th February (office hours)

Info: Tel.: 0736 202071  /  Email: iicnairobi@esteri.it

January 29, 2016 at 2:18 pm Leave a comment

Belgian Week, Feb. 17-21 2016 @ Serena Hotel and Kasarani Grounds

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The Embassy of Belgium will organise the first Belgian week in Nairobi from February 17 to February 21.

What would you think of if people ask you about Belgium? Right, its famous chocolates, its fine cuisine and its varied music scene. During the Belgian week in Nairobi these three aspects in which Belgium excels will be presented to the Nairobi public by the arrival of the talented Belgian chef Olivier Bruckner (L’Olivier, Namur), the renowned Belgian chocolatier (Chocolates Gerbaud, Brussels) and last but not least, the best Belgian jazz band Jef Neve Trio.

A taste of Belgium in Nairobi Serena Hotel

Belgium is a food-obsessed country. Belgians are a people who love their local products and are proud of their regional specialties. Belgium is not only about chocolate, beer and Brussels sprouts and we aim to bring a Belgian culinary experience to Nairobi. In cooperation with Nairobi Serena Hotel, Belgian chef Olivier Bruckner will present you a Belgian fine cuisine dinner from 17 to 19 February. The Belgian chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud will organise some workshops at the hotel.

Do not hesitate and contact Nairobi Serena Hotel to book with friends and family your table to enjoy the best of Belgian cuisine: nairobi@serena.co.ke and 020 282 24 57.

‪#‎SafaricomJazz‬

For the third consecutive year, the Embassy is a partner of the Safaricom International Jazz Festival. This year, the renowned Jef Neve will defend the Belgian colours at the festival which takes place on Sunday February 21 at the Kasarani Grounds in Nairobi.

During the festival, chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud will organise different workshops about chocolate tasting and chocolate making. Be sure to come to the Belgian tent at the festival site and subscribe to these free workshops. Kindly note there is only limited capacity.

For more information on the Belgian week in Nairobi keep an eye on this facebook page

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 29, 2016 at 10:29 am Leave a comment

Cycling: Critical Mass, Jan. 30 2015 @ Westlands

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Date: January 30, 2016
Venue: Casual Bite Café
Time: 9 am

January 28, 2016 at 2:01 pm Leave a comment

Party: Chemistry, Dec. 4 2015 @ Shifteye Gallery

chemistryChemistry is an incredible party where you get to experience collaborations between djs/ producers and film makers/ photographers.

We called it Chemistry because it’s really an experiment where we invite artists to see what they can create together. This is our 3rd Lab session, we have 3 a year and they’re such good fun. Come along, bring a friend or three.

VENUE: The Shifteye Gallery
DATE: Friday, 4th Decemberr 2015
TIME: 8PM – 4AM
ENTRANCE: KSHS 500 (GATE ONLY)

MORE DETAILS HERE SOON

AGE POLICY: Strictly 21+ (ID Required at Entry)

November 12, 2015 at 5:08 pm Leave a comment

Party: Klande, Nov. 20 2015 @ Tree House

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Now, for the second time this year, Klangkollektivnairobi would like to invite you to KLANDE, this time at Westi’s favorite party joint, the notorious and infamous Treehouse, featuring Deejane N-KAI, and Deejays Nzech Emanuel and Sebastian, bringing you a delightful mix of Afro Beats, Electro, and Minimal House, with Live Percussion by our drummers; so fasten your seat belts, be ready and don’t miss this one. ..Oh, one more thing, we won’t fear, like the last time, to bring you the best sound system available, so that the beats remain what they are, the beats..

DJ Line-Up: N.KaiNzech Emmanuel and Sebastian Lange

Venue: TREEHOUSE
Date: Friday 20th November
Time: 8pm – 4am
Age: Strictly +21(Proof of Age required)

Entry: 500 tickets at the gate!

November 12, 2015 at 5:04 pm Leave a comment

Party: Visions of Summer Sessions, Nov. 14 2015 @ Gipsy

Visions of Summer Sessions

Come join the voss crew, at the hottest bar in westlands for a warm up session for your night out.

Enjoy a drink or ten (served by the coolest bar tender around , paul), whilst absorbing the awesome atmosphere and ambiance hosted by gypsies boxer bar.

We host cheek-o dread who will be playing you a mix of deep house, deep tech, nu-dicso, techno, funky soulful house, and progressive house to massage your ear drums.

Entrance: free
age restrictions: over 21 years.

November 12, 2015 at 5:01 pm Leave a comment

Concert: African Music Legends Edition, Dec. 3 2015 @ Phoenix Players

Mustered SoulMustered Soul is back! This edition we are celebrating an incredible blend of musician icons across Africa. Our goal is to bring back to life the stories of Fela Kuti, Miriam Makeba, Oliver Mtukudzi, Angelique Kidjo, Lucky Dube, among many others. Join us for an entertaining night of soothing, exciting and danceable African tunes. See you there!

Featuring Linda Oduor-Noah, Don Ngatia, Kethi Wangeci Ngari, Muthoni Hunja, Ken-Albert Orwa, Noel Grass, Robert Orwa Drumlove and Tugi.

When: Thursday 3rd December, 7:30 pm

Where: Phoenix Players, The Professional Centre – Parliament Road

Advance: Ksh 700, Door: Ksh 800

For tickets kindly contact: 0722 982 589 / 0728 765 804

November 11, 2015 at 11:43 am Leave a comment

Art Festival: Art in the Park, Dec. 6 2015 @ Nairobi National Park.

artfestArtFest – Art in the Park!

ArtFest – Artin the Park is a premiere art and cultural showcase event that helps to explore genres of art. It’s one of the largest outdoor juried art festivals in Kenya.

The largest gathering of over 100 Kenyan artists, sculptors and fashion designers exhibiting their work in the beautiful Nairobi National Park.

With a handful of artists and craftspeople to showcase some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople will display their art which include paintings, photography, music, spoken word, creative writing, singing, dancing, ceramics, fiber, folk art, pottery, graphic arts, sculpture, jewelry, and woodworking from the country’s finest artists.

For artist applications for our upcoming ‘Art in the Park’ please email us at artintheparkkenya@gmail.com or call +254 720 385 177

when:  Sunday, December 6 at 10:00am – 6:00pm

November 11, 2015 at 11:39 am 2 comments

Debate: The Art Space Artist Afternoon, Nov. 10 2015 @ The Art Space Kenya

The Art Space Artist Afternoon

If you are an artist who is interested in knowing more about the space come through for an informal conversation. In this first conversation will talk about what The Art Space is and how we can work together.

This event is specifically for artists only and will start on time at 2pm to 4pm

where:The Art Space Kenya, Riverside Dr., Nairobi, Kenya, 00202

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November 10, 2015 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

Christmas Fair: Bizarre Bazaar, Nov. 14-15 @ Karura Forest

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November 10, 2015 at 1:56 pm 1 comment

Art exhibition: Time, Space, Reality by Fitsum Berhe, Nov. 22 2015 @ Rampel Designs

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Fitsum Berhe Exhibition @ Rampel Designs

One Off Gallery is proud to present
​’Time, Space, Reality’,
an exhibition of recent paintings by Fitsum Berhe Woldelibanos.
Open on SUNDAY 22nd November 2015 at showroom of Rampel Designs on Baba Dogo Road from 11am to 6pm.  

Following the opening:
ALL VIEWINGS BY APPOINTMENT
Please contact Carol on 0722 521870

The exhibition will remain open to the public ​ up to 6th December.

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November 9, 2015 at 4:56 pm 1 comment

Wine tasting: Beaujolais Nouveau 2015Nov. 21 2015 @ Alliance

BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU 2015

November 9, 2015 at 4:17 pm Leave a comment

Party: Burudika, Nov. 7 2015 @ Best Western roof top

BurudikaBurudika calls for celebration and mingle up during Saturday afternoons in Nairobi’s urban context!!

We started Burudika out of our own need of an afternoon party, bringing great crowds together, adding the best music and innovative entertainment within Nairobi’s coolest venues.

It’s simple. Great people + Great music = Best of fun.
And no wasted Sunday, as we like to start the party early on Saturday afternoons 😉

Where: Mezze on the Deck – Best Western Premier Nairobi Rooftop
When: 7th of November – 2pm till late
Decks: Noise On Demand
Admission: Free

And shots for those that know the hosts!

Table reservations are available through Best Western Premier Nairobi via 0706277237 / 0701990044 / 0715959390.

Looking forward to cheers with you on Saturday November 7th and celebrate the first ever ‘BURUDIKA – have a bottle of something’!!!

xo team Burudika

November 5, 2015 at 1:56 pm Leave a comment

FAFA Neighborhood Market, Nov. 7 2015 @ Juniper’s Kitchen

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November 4, 2015 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

Comedy Drama: Making it by Davina Leonard, Dec. 4 2015 @ Matbronze Cafe

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Kakamega Forest Marathon, Nov. 28 2015 @ Kakamega

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What will you be doing on 28th November this year? Get treated to an experience of it’s kind at The Kakamega Forest Marathon as you sample the Luhya culture in style. The marathon will take place right in the heart of the forest, curtain raised by the fighting bulls of Western Kenya early that morning. This will be the place for you to taste Luhya foods that you rarely find in the city, as we fuel your body for the grand duel, THE FAMOUS MULEMBE NGHT, live in the heart of Kakamega Forest, sponsored by Royal Media Services. Register today via M-pesa paybill number with your name as the account number and experience the Luhya culture in a totally extra ordinary style.

November 3, 2015 at 1:11 pm 1 comment

Live Music: The Beathogs, Nov. 6 2015 @ Purdy Arms

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October 30, 2015 at 6:03 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Sam Ondieki, Nov. 6 2015 @ Pawa254

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On Friday the 6th of November 2015 Pawa254 invites you an evening of live East African authentic music on our rooftop from 6-11pm.

For this edition of #PAWARooftopSundowner Sam Ondieki will take the stage for a memorable musical sundowner.

Entrance: 500 Ksh Advance/800 Ksh at the door

For tickets kindly Mpesa paybill no 800992 account (insert your name)

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Samondieki is a song writer, published author,singer and guitarist. He is founder and band leader of ten year old dynamic Bakawola Band. He is also a television actor having stared in a recent MTV movie ”one man guitar’.

He has two recorded albums namely MONTO MONENE and HIS EXCELLENCY. Amongst peers he is considered Kenya’s best kept secret and those who know his music know it very passionately.

He considers himself ‘the peoples teacher’ for spearheading what he calls ”the guitar revolution” that has witnessed floods of young stars learn and play the guitar at Bakawola–the space behind the National Theatre, over the last fifteen years.

October 30, 2015 at 10:54 am 1 comment

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