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Play: She Used my Lips, Nov. 28 2015 @ Karen Village

She Used my Lip at KV
Performance by KCA Performing arts group;

Date: November 28, 2015
Venue: Karen Village
Time: 3 pm
Tickets: KES 200

November 23, 2015 at 7:20 pm Leave a comment

5th Edition of Kwani? Litfest: Beyond the Map of English, Dec. 1-6 2015 in Nairobi

Kwani Literature Festival
The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place from 1st-6th December 2015.

This year’s literary festival, Beyond the Map of English: Writers in conversation on Language hosts readings, performances and discussions that explore issues of language and how this relates to African experiences and writing on the continent.

Confirmed participants include Nuruddin Farah, Taiye Selasi, Boris Boubacar Diop, Yvonne Adhiambo Owour, Wu Ming, Prof. Aldin Mutembei,FOKN Bois and Siphiwo Mahala.

November 22, 2015 at 3:38 pm 2 comments

Nairobi Music Society Christmas Concerts, Dec. 5 & 6 2015 @ St. Francis Church

NMS Christmas poster 2015
Dates: December 5 & 6, 2015
Venue: St. Francis Church
Location: at the junction of Ngong Road and Karen Road
Time: Saturday, December 5 2015 at 7 pm and Sunday, December 6 2015 at 3 pm
Tickets: Adults, KES 800 and Students, KES 500

Conductor: Damian Penfold

PS: St. Francis is easily reached via the Southern Bypass, for those on the other side of Nairobi

November 22, 2015 at 3:27 pm Leave a comment

Afro-Jazz with Dan Aceda, Ricky Nanjero, Juma Tutu, Hulda Serro et al, Dec. 4 2015 @ Alliance Garden

AfroJazz December feat Dan
Date: December 4, 2015
Venue: Alliance Gardens
Tickets: KES 1000 at the Gate and 800 advances

Performances by: Dan Aceda, Ricky Nanjero, Juma Tutu, Hulda Serro et al

November 22, 2015 at 3:27 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: 15th Lamu Cultural Festival, Nov. 26-29 2015 @ Lamu County

Lamu Cultural Festival
Dates: November 26 – 29 2015
Venue: Lamu County

Download the Lamu Cultural Week Programme (pdf)

November 22, 2015 at 3:26 pm Leave a comment

End of Year Dance Challenge 2015, Rumba, Songa & Zumba, Nov. 27 2015 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom Hq

End of Year Dance Challenge
Date: November 27, 2015
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom Hq
Time: 6.30 – 9.30 pm
Tickets: KES 1,000

November 22, 2015 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: Dora-Heita, Nov. 28 2015 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Dora Heita
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “Dora-Heita” which will be shown on Saturday, November 28, 2015.

Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Date: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Prior Registration Required | Entry Free

Dora-Heita features a street-wise magistrate battling a corrupt establishment. The new magistrate is known as Dora Heita, the ‘Alley-cat Magistrate’, on account of his debauched lifestyle. In his unique way which was contrary to the samurai code, he cleans up the town of the yakuza bosses and the courtiers who are in cahoots with them. He is a one of a kind hero people long for today.

November 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

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