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Book Launch Party: Belonging in Africa by Jo Alkemade, Mar. 13 2015 @ Michael Joseph Centre

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Author Jo Alkemade and Lesleigh Kenya welcomes you to the Michael Joseph Centre for the Book Launch Party.

Date: March 13, 2015
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre
Time: 6-9 pm
Entry: Free

Entertainment by: Soul and jazz artist Liron.

PS: Lesleigh Kenya regrets to announce that due to unavoidable circumstances, the last meet the Author event which was scheduled to March 7 2015 at Silole Villa has been cancelled.

March 3, 2015 at 1:59 pm 1 comment

For the Love of Books, Mar. 1 2015 @ the Juniper Social – Muthangari Drive

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Date: March 1 2015
Venue: The Juniper Social, Muthangari Drive
Time: 1 – 11 pm
Ticket price: 500 ksh in advance from Ticketasasa
Gate ticket: 700 ksh

About
From 10th October 2014 – 17th January 2015, we journeyed together on #100DaysofAfricanReads, profiling writing by African writers based on the continent and elsewhere. Join me in celebrating our word journey with writers and spoken word artists including Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, author of DUST. We will have books and merchandise on special offer all afternoon, with music for your ears by DJ K.lure

We will also be collecting book donations for the fantastic Vitabu Vyetuwhose mission is to improve our reading culture, so do please bring any copies of books you can spare for donating to schools in Elgeyo Marakwet.

March 1, 2015 at 4:11 pm Leave a comment

Meet the Author – Jo Alkemade Events: Feb. 21, 28 & Mar. 7 2015 @ Memorial Centre, Pawa 254 Hub & Silole Villa

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Lesleigh Kenya is pleased to announce that Belonging in Africa author Jo Alkemade is coming to Nairobi for a series of Meet the Author Events before the launch of the book on March 13.

This is where you can catch her:
February 21st: Meet the author from 2pm to 5pm at the August 7th Memorial Park at the junction of Moi Avenue and Haile Selassie Avenue.
February 28th: Meet the author from 5pm to 7pm at the PAWA 254 rooftop on State House Crescent.
March 7th: Meet the author at Silole Villa on the Silole Sanctuary from 2 pm.

Note: The best way to get to the villa is through the Masai Gate (south end of the Nairobi National Park; follow the signs). Otherwise drive down the Magadi Road on your way to Ongata Rongai, turn first left off the tarmac (signboarded to Nazarene University & Masai Lodge). Then just keep going to the end of the murram road (6 km) until you reach Masai Lodge. The turn off to Silole Villa & Silole Cottage is on the right immediately before the Masai Lodge Gate. If coming by public transport, as soon as you get off the matatu/bus there are very nice and reasonable cab drivers and bodas who can get you to Silole

February 10, 2015 at 6:32 pm 1 comment

World’s Loudest Library 35 feat. Jim Kroft, Feb. 14 2015 @ Creatives Garage

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The World’s Loudest Library holds the 35th edition of its event (#WLL35) on Saturday 14th February 2015 (Valentine’s Day). It’ll feature Jim Kroft, a British musician and film maker who has lived in Berlin since 2007.

This edition will be held at Creatives Garage and entry will be KSh 250 with a book in hand and KSh 300 without. It runs from 7pm till late.

For any enquiries, contact: worldsloudestlibrary[at]gmail[dot]com

February 10, 2015 at 6:32 pm Leave a comment

Book launch in Kampala: Elections in a Hybrid Regime – Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls, Jan. 15 2015 @ Hotel Africana

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Fountain Publishers in conjunction with the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA), and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (Makerere University), and with the support of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), with pleasure invite you to attend the launch of the book: Elections in a Hybrid Regime: Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls

Date: Thursday 15 January 2015, at 2.00 pm
Venue: Hotel Africana
Chief Guest: Professor Mondo Kagonyera – Chancellor of Makerere University

January 15, 2015 at 12:28 pm Leave a comment

Book Launch: Contact Zone NRB 13 – Miriam Syowia Kyambi, Dec. 10 2014 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

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Date and Time: 10. December 2014, 6.00 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut Auditorium
Admission: free

About
Contact Zones NRB is a book series by Goethe-Institut Kenya and its partner Native Intelligence that focuses on art and the humanities.
During the launch, some of Miriam Syowia Kyambi’s works will be exhibited and reviewed in a discussion with James Muriuki and Robby Bresson.

The book will be available at a special launch price of 500/= KSh.

December 8, 2014 at 4:52 pm Leave a comment

Open Mic Night – Unchained Tour feat. Mufasa & Teardrops, Nov. 4 2014 @ Arfa Lounge – Imax Cinema

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Date: November 4, 2014
Venue: Arfa Lounge
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 400 at the Gate

Featuring: Performances by Mufasa and Teardrops

October 30, 2014 at 4:52 pm Leave a comment

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