It’s Nairobi Pizza Festival 2016 and we’re delighted to host a PIZZA DISCO at this Art@theBUS: The Culture of Pizza. Come have authentic Napolitan pizza at Upendo Pizza (get 2 pizzas, for 1). We will be rocking some good old disco, funk, soul and R&B tunes the whole 3 days!!
Friday night, DJ Ol Mac Terry and DJ Sami Flinch will be happy to have you all on their side swinging to the likes of Diana Summer and 2Pac. Entrance is just 1000 bob and we kick off at 9 pm!
Saturday, we’re having the legendary DJ K1 take us into a whole evening of musical familiarity. If you grew up in the 90s but have a 70’s soul, then this night is for you too!! Free entrance and yes, we kick off at 9pm as well.
As for Sunday, 12 pm-6 pm, we got an open stage and the Westlands Organic Market bringing you pizza ingredients as well as their artisan and organic products.
This edition of Art@theBUS is organized in partnership with EatOut Kenya, Formentera, and Sirmon Cheese.
Dates and time: Friday, 30th September 2016, 6.00 pm & Saturday, 1st October 2016, 12.00 pm
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
For the very first time the international well-known Semperoper Ballett sends its ballet dancers to sub-Saharan Africa to pursue the question “What is necessary to stage a ballet performance?”
The idea is to provide the audience insights into the daily rehearsal schedule that starts with the practice in the morning.
Discussion: The Financial Potential of Kenya’s Music Industry, Sept. 28 2016 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium
The Goethe-Institut Kenya together with the pan-African music portal Music In Africa will be hosting two panel discussions titled ‘Music Policy in Kenya’ and ‘Kenyan Music’s contribution to the economy’.
The second discussion will bring together panelist from key segments of the industry to explore the commercial potential of Kenyan music, realities, challenges, opportunities and industry’s contribution to the Kenyan economy.
Our panelists will be:
Mike Strano: Founder, Phat! Entertainment
Tim Rimbui: Producer & Founder Waabeh.com
June Gachui: Artist and IP Lawyer
George Gachara: Managing Partner HEVA Fund
Music In Africa is an initiative by the Goethe-Institut together with the Siemens Stiftung and partners from across Africa.
Admission is free.
Said Abdalla alias Lulu is a percussionist, rhythmic guitarist, lead vocalist and a guitar coach. His music is a diverse fusion of African, Caribbean, Rock, Kweito and Benga beats.
His popular song ‘Lekha’ is a love song that draws inspiration from the East African bands of the 70’s.