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Pan-Nile Music Concert, Feb. 28 2016 @ Alliance Française Gardens

Nile Project at Alliance Nairobi
Date: February 28, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: 1000/- at the Gate

About
The Nile Project is an exceptional cross-cultural collaboration, its members hailing from all along the great river that connects eleven countries and over 400 million people, from its sources beyond Lake Victoria to its delta in Egypt. Through its innovative musical process that allows its artists to leverage each other’s strengths, the project unearths unique sound representative of the Nile watershed as a whole.

Musicians include: Claude Ciza (Burundi), Ahmed Omar (Eritrea), Endalekachew Niguse, Roza Kifle,Dawit Seyoum Estifanos (Ethiopia), Mohamed Kamal, Adel Mekha, Saleeb Lowza, Nader El Shaer (Egypt), Rapasa Nyatrapasa, Kasiva Mutua (Kenya), Asia Madani (Sudan) and Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania).

February 11, 2016 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

Safaricom Jazz Festival Ft. Branford Marsalis, Feb. 21 2016 @ Training Grounds – Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani

Safaricom Jazz Festival 2016 Kasarani
Dates: February 21, 2016
Venue: Training Grounds – Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani
Time: Doors Open at 10 am – Show starts at 12 noon
Tickets: Regular: KES 1,000/-

Performing Artists: Branford Marsalis, Jef Neve Trio, Afrosync, Maya Belsitzman & Matan Ephrat, Sons of Kemet, Edward Perseen & the Different Faces Band, Kunle Ayo and Siya Makuzeni

February 11, 2016 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Party: Temple 2nd Year Anniversary, Feb. 20 2016 @ Crooked Q’s Rooftop

Temple Nairobi Feb. 2016
Date: February 20, 2016
Venue: Crooked Q’s Rooftop
Tickets: KES 1000 at the Gate

February 11, 2016 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

Afro Fusion Dance Workshop, Feb. 20 2016 @ Salonika Villas

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Afro Fusion Dance Workshop with Marion Munga: **Body Movement and Foot Work**

Date: February 20, 2016
Venue: Salonika Villas

About
Get ready to move that body!!! Experience choreography expressed through rhythmic movements and foot work. Ever wanted to tell a story without words? Let your body speak…

Beginners Session ~ 2:00 – 3:20 pm

Intermediate Session ~ 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Early bird registration is Ksh 1000 paid in advance by the 16th of February via mpesa to 0723325680 or Ksh 1500 at the door

To Make reservations, contact 0723325680 and for more information, email mungamarion@gmail.com

February 11, 2016 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

Funding for Creatives: Applications for HEVA’s March Investment Cycle now Open, Until Feb. 29 2016

HEVA 2nd Cycle Applications
Dates: Until February 29, 2016

About
We are very excited to announce that the applications process for the March 2016 investment cycle is officially open!

In this investment cycle, we are looking forward to reviewing requests from dynamic startups in fashion, crafts, commercial photography and interior design.

Creative ventures looking to establish their brand, increase their production capacities, create new retail points, improve their products characteristics, or enter new markets, can now access tailored debt facility of KES 100,000 to KES 1,000,000 alongside business support.

Find out if you’re eligible and apply at http://www.hevafund.com

Important dates to keep in mind are:

February 29th – Deadline for online submission of applications
March 22nd – The selection committee will get in touch with all applicants.
April 31st – Successful candidates will be notified and the investment cycle launched.

If you have any questions or comments, do not hesitate to call our Program Coordinator on 020-4400-870 or at programs@hevafund.com

February 11, 2016 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Freedom | Flight | Refuge, Until Mar. 13 2016 @ Circle Art Agency – 910 James Gichuru

Freedom Flight Refuge
Dates: Until March 13, 2016
Venue: Circle Art Agency, 910 James Gichuru

February 11, 2016 at 10:24 am Leave a comment

Album Launch Concert: To Live and Die in Afrika by Sauti Sol Band, Feb. 13 2016 @ Ngong Racecourse

Sauti Sol
Date: February 13, 2016
Venue: Ngong Racecourse
Time: Gates Open from 6 pm and show starts at 8.30 pm
Gate Tickets: KES 1500 Single and KES 2500 Couple

About
This Valentine’s Day Eve (Feb 13th 2016), Sauti Sol will kick off Kenya’s biggest traveling music tour starting off with the Live and Die in Afrika Album Launch, Nairobi. The tour’s first concert will be held in Nairobi’s Ngong’ Racecourse on Saturday February 13th. This will be Sauti Sol’s first public concert revealing the live performances of all the 15 songs in the album: Live and Die in Afrika. Alongside Sauti Sol’s 8-man band and a set of dancers and other acts, expect a world-class show and a Valentine’s Day to remember.

“It feels like we have been preparing for this momentous concert all our career! We can’t wait for Kenya and all our fans to see us launch the album Live and Die in Afrika in what will be the best concert Kenya has seen yet! We are here to give great music, a world-class show, support local talent as you will see by the list of professionals who are part of this concert that will kick off our countrywide tour. We have been hiding in serious full-day rehearsals for moths, it’s time to show the world what we got,” says Sauti Sol’s official statement.

Kenya’s illest hype man DNG will be the Mcee of the album launch event. From amazing stage set up, DJs, surprises, choreography to electric performances and opening acts; this is the ultimate Valentine’s plot for all lovers, friends and Sauti Sol fans.
Catch daily updates on the #LiveandDieinAfrika Concert and #ValentineswithSautiSol event on the new KISS 100 and NTV Kenya.

http://www.sauti-sol.com

February 11, 2016 at 10:21 am Leave a comment

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