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Exhibition: by Allan Githuka, Feb. 25 – Mar. 21 2017 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

Private View: February 25, 2017
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery
Time: noon – 5 pm

Until: March 21, 2017

One Off is proud to host ‘painted faces’, a long awaited exhibition by Allan Githuka. A self-taught career artist, Githuka presents a series exploring communication between people through facial expression. The beautiful paintings are an excellent illustration of the artist’s mantra of ‘don’t ever fear the use of colour’!

More on Allan Githuka and the exhibition

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Riverwood Awards: Unveiling of Nominees 2017, Feb. 22 2017 @ Alliance Française

Date: February 22, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 11 am

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Kilimani Street Festival, Feb. 25 2017 @ Rose Avenue – Off Dennis Pritt Road

Date: February 25, 2017
Venue: Rose Avenue – Off Dennis Pritt Road
Time: 12 noon – 6 pm
Contacts: / 0780 197 197

Kilimani Project Foundation will hold the first street festival of 2017. There will be lots of food, fashion and cultural exhibitions and stands as well as good representation from the Kilimani Community.

Among the cultural performers set to take the stage this year include Anthem Choir/Fezi, Children’s Garden Home, Shepherds Dance Crew, Velour Model Fashion Show, Nyatiti Player Atisanna, Capoeira by Lua & Farao, Shangilia Performing Arts, Marion Munga & Kike Dance, Wandia Duet, Wanny & Katalina.

The festival will be preceded by the Kilimani 5KM Run in partnership with Lorna Sports (starting 7am).

Register today by paying the run fee to MPESA Paybill 170412 and get a T-shirt. Corporate Teams: Ksh 5,000; Adults: Ksh 500, Students: Ksh 200; Kids: Ksh 100.

February 17, 2017 at 3:38 pm Leave a comment

Kili Run, Feb. 25 2017 @ St. Georges Primary School

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
Contacts: / 0780 197 197

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Jam Session with Arun Ghosh (UK), the Nairobi Horns Project (Kenya) & Hussein Masimbi (Tanzania), Feb. 22 2017 @ the Alchemist

Date: February 22, 2017
Venue: the Alchemist Bar, Westlands
Time: 8-10.30 pm

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.

February 17, 2017 at 3:33 pm Leave a comment

Belgian Week in Nairobi, Feb. 22-26 2017 @ Serena Hotel Nairobi & Kasarani

Dates: February 22-26, 2017
Venues: Serena Hotel Nairobi & Kasarani

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Rocky Dawuni Live (with Guest Acts), Feb. 18 2017 @ the Alchemist – Westlands

Date: February 18, 2017
Venue: the Alchemist Bar, Westlands
Time: 7 pm – 3 am
Tickets: KES 1,000/-

Rocky Dawuni was the 2017 Sauti za Busara headlining act.

February 17, 2017 at 3:12 pm Leave a comment

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