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Live at the Elephant feat. Dan ‘Chizi’ Aceda & Leo Mkanyia, Apr. 24 2015 @ the Elephant

Dan at the Elephant
Date: April 24 2015
Venue: the Elephant – Kanjata Road – Off James Gichiru Road
Time: from 8 pm
Tickets: KES 1200 at the Gate

Performances by Dan ‘Chizi’ Aceda & Leo Mkanyia (Tanzania)

April 18, 2015 at 4:41 pm Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street (Part 2), Apr. 25 2015 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Cinema Japan
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of part two of the movie “ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street” which will be shown on Saturday, 25th April 2015.

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

Date: Saturday, 25th April 2015
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill
Registration Required | Entry Free

Screening: ALWAYS Sunset on Third Street (Part 2)

Synopsis: Spring of 1959. Chagawa (Yoshioka Hidetaka) still thinks of Hiromi (Koyuki) who took off without a word, while living with Junnosuke (Suga Kenta), a boy Hiromi left in his care. At Suzuki Auto, where Suzuki Norifumi (Tsutsumi Shinichi) and his wife Tomoe (Yakushimaru Hiroko) live, Mutsuko (Horikita Maki) is established enough to stand on her own two feet. Then the Suzukis gain a new family member – their relatives’ daughter whom they are going to look after. To Chagawa, Junnosuke’s biological father, Kawabuchi, comes to take back his son. In order to keep Junnosuke with him, the father imposes conditions upon him to give the boy a decent life. To secure a stable life and also to prove himself to Hiromi, Chagawa starts writing again to win the Akutagawa award, a once abandoned

hope.

April 17, 2015 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

Benga Fiesta Concert ft. Les Mangelepas, Apr. 24 2015 @ Alliance Française

benga fiesta poster final

April 17, 2015 at 2:58 pm Leave a comment

Debate: The Future of Elephant Conservation in Kenya, Apr. 25 2015 @ BrookHouse School

tweet4elephants poster2
Wildlife Direct through the Hands Off Our Elephants Campaign, will be hosting a live debate on the future of elephant conservation in Kenya. This will be held at the BrookHouse School on the 25th April 2015 from 4pm-6pm. It is a free event, all are welcome.

About
Wildlife Direct are hosting this debate about the future of elephants to create better public awareness, involvement, and action about poaching, trafficking and threats to elephants. The motivation is to address negative media about the ivory destruction’s taking place in Africa. This will also take the form of a twitter storm occurring simultaneously with the actual event. Therefore members of the public will join the conversation physically and on social media using the hashtag #Tweet4Elephant

#Tweet4Elephants is a global social media event following the very successful earlier 1st edition on 13th January by the US Ambassador, Robert. F. Godec, that reached 36 million Twitter accounts and making over 126 million impressions on social media.

The live debate involves two teams one led by conservationists, the other by a respected journalist, Charles Onyango-Obbo. Members of our teams include activists, experts, economists, media and communities.

The event is pitched as a duel, and it is a friendly, fun, educational and entertaining debate.

Read more information on wildlife direct on their website – http://wildlifedirect.org/

April 17, 2015 at 2:24 pm Leave a comment

Fatumas Voice – Sanaa, Apr. 18 2015 @ Pawa 254

sanna
Date: April 18, 2015
Venue: Pawa 254 Hub
Time: 5-8 pm
Tickets: KES 100

About
Fatuma’s Voice is a weekly Arts forum that fuses music, poetry and art as a tool to talk about and solve social issues.

April 17, 2015 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

Cartoon Exhibition: Freedom & Security – Can we have Both? Apr. 16-30 2015 Alliance Française

Freedom and Security
Date: April 16-30, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française, ground floor gallery
Entrance free

ABOUT – FREEDOM & SECURITY: CAN WE HAVE BOTH?
Buni Media, creators of the ‘XYZ Show’, presents a cartoon exhibition on the burning issues of freedom of expression and security. 27 professional cartoonists from 9 countries illustrate the burning question: Freedom & Security: Can we have both?

The struggle against terrorism has highlighted the threats to freedom of expression. On the one hand, media practitioners risk violence from those who may take offense to articulation of some opinions. On the other hand, authorities claim that a restriction of rights is necessary to maintain societal security. In protecting one, there is always the risk of undermining the other.

April 15, 2015 at 6:42 pm Leave a comment

Thursday Nite Live feat. Leo Mkanyia, Apr. 23 2015 @ Choices – Baricho Road

Leo Mkanyia TNL@C__APRIL 23rd

April 15, 2015 at 5:36 pm Leave a comment

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