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Out of Town: Lamu Cultural Festival, Dec. 12-16 2019 @ Lamu Archipelago


Dates: December 12-16, 2019
Venue: Lamu Archipelago

December 5, 2019 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: ‘Heaven Can Wait’ by Michael Soi,Dec 11 2019 – Jan 10 2020 @ Circle Art Gallery


HEAVEN CAN WAIT: An exhibition of new works by Michael Soi, Kenyan, b.1972

Opens Wednesday 11 Dec, 6 – 8 pm
Venue: Circle Art Gallery

The exhibition runs until 10 January 2020*

About
Michael Soi’s distinct style is instantly recognisable in Kenya. His satirical commentary on Kenyan social, economical and political life has garnered him a large local and international following. Soi began his practice in 1995, and his paintings are influenced by the history of political cartoonists in the region. This new body of work continues this tradition.

He has traveled far and wide to residencies and workshops and exhibited in East Africa, Ghana, South Africa, South Korea and U.S.A.

* The gallery will close for the holidays from Dec 21 to Jan 2 2020. During this time we will open by appointment between 11 am and 3 pm.
Call +254 (0)790 289-991 to book an appointment, and please give at least 24 hrs notice

December 5, 2019 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

Teacher Wanjiku at 10, Dec. 11 2019 @ Alliance Française


Date: December 11, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: from 6 pm
Entry: KES 1,000/-

Wanjiku the Teacher, Kenya’s most recognized female comedian’s career took off at the Alliance Française back in 2009 when she appeared as Wanjiku, a Swahili teacher with a deep Kikuyu accent, in the Heartstrings Kenya play ‘The 43rd Kenyan Tribe’. She returns to celebrate 10 years in comedy.

Teacher Wanjiku has recently been feted with a Lifetime Achievement Award for a decade in comedy in the USA.

The show will also feature sketches by the Alliance Française students and a guest appearance by Larry Asego.

December 5, 2019 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

100 Days Art Exhibition by Sogallo, Dec. 7 2019 @ Lava Latte, 209 State House Road


Date: December 7, 2019
Venue: Lava Latte, 209 State House Road
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: KES 2,000/- and KES 3,000 for Couples – Available, here.

The Exhibition is to showcase the pieces done by Sogallo during his 100 Day water color
Painting challenge.

Pieces will be selling from KES 5000-15000

December 5, 2019 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: ‘From then to the Present’, by Mary Ogembo, Until Dec. 13 2019 @ Village Creative, 48 Mbabane Rd, Lavington


Dates: Until December 13 2019
Venue: Village Creative, 48 Mbabane Rd, Lavington
Time: 10am – 4pm Daily

December 5, 2019 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

Pop Up Art Exhibition: The Sky Inside You (A Reflection from the Desert), Until Dec. 14 2019 @ GravitArt Gallery


Dates: Until December 14, 2019
Venue: Peponi Town Houses, off of Peponi Gardens, off of Peponi Road – Westlands

Exhibitions

About
The Sky Inside You (A Reflection from the Desert), a pop-up art exhibition curated by GravitArt open for viewing (by appointment only) until Dec 14th.

The Sky Inside You is a pair show between Eltayeb Dawelbait (Sudan) and Mostafa Sleem (Egypt), two artists who connect and draw inspiration from childhood memories of The Sahara Desert. Memories make us who we are.

Join us on this oneiric adventure on the desert, an ephemeral art exhibition that will make you wonder and travel between dreams, sand, the moon and the stars.

Exhibition located in Westlands, Peponi Town Houses, off of Peponi Gardens, off of Peponi Road.

To schedule a time to visit, contact us at info@gravitartgallery.com or call 0789585173.

December 5, 2019 at 10:38 am Leave a comment

250th Anniversary of the Birth of Ludwig van Beethoven with French Quartet Quatuor Ebène, Dec. 7 2019 @ Alliance Française


Date: December 7, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: by 7 pm
Entry: KES 1,000/-

About
The French Quartet Quatuor Ebène is on a ‘Beethoven Around the World’ tour performing all his string quartets across six continents. We are honoured that Nairobi is one of the seven cities (Philadelphia, Vienna, Tokyo, São Paulo, Melbourne and Paris being the others) selected to record some of the string quartets. At the end of the tour, the Quartet will release a recording of the complete Beethoven String Quartets under the Erato/Warner label.

December 3, 2019 at 1:03 pm Leave a comment

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