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Kilimani Project Foundation will hold the first street festival of 2017. There will be lots of food, fashion and cultural exhibitions and stands as well as good representation from the Kilimani Community.
Among the cultural performers set to take the stage this year include Anthem Choir/Fezi, Children’s Garden Home, Shepherds Dance Crew, Velour Model Fashion Show, Nyatiti Player Atisanna, Capoeira by Lua & Farao, Shangilia Performing Arts, Marion Munga & Kike Dance, Wandia Duet, Wanny & Katalina.
The festival will be preceded by the Kilimani 5KM Run in partnership with Lorna Sports (starting 7am).
Register today by paying the run fee to MPESA Paybill 170412 and get a T-shirt. Corporate Teams: Ksh 5,000; Adults: Ksh 500, Students: Ksh 200; Kids: Ksh 100.
Date: February 25, 2017
Venue: from St. Georges Primary School
Time: 7-10 am
Tickets: Corporate – KES 5,000; Adults – KES 500; Students – KES 200 and Kids – KES 100
Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0780 197 197
Jam Session with Arun Ghosh (UK), the Nairobi Horns Project (Kenya) & Hussein Masimbi (Tanzania), Feb. 22 2017 @ the Alchemist
This year, the East Africa Arts programme will feature a dynamic collaboration at the 4th edition of the Safaricom International Jazz Festival on the 26th February. On stage will be clarinettist and composer Arun Ghosh (UK), the Nairobi Horns Project (Kenya), and percussionist and vocalist Hussein Masimbi (Tanzania).
Arun is a renowned innovator of the modern IndoJazz style, Ghosh’s sound and musical approach encompasses a huge span of music; he plays the music he loves, with jazz, classical, rock, folk, hip-hop and Afrobeat all brought together. Ghosh will be collaborating with acclaimed Tanzanian percussionist, Hussein Masimbi and the highly rated Kenyan trio of Mackinlay Mutsembi on trumpet, saxophonist Rabai Mokua and Victor Kinama on trombone to bring the SJF audience an innovative new showcase.
This eclectic trio had been exchanging music and ideas over the last month and their collaboration will come together as a performance of reworked and original pieces.
On Wednesday 22nd February 2017 we would like you to come Jam with us at the Alchemist in Westlands.
Book Launch: ‘Lost Nationalism: Revolution, Memory and Anti-Colonial Resistance in Sudan’, Feb. 22 2017 @ BIEA
IFRA together with the British Institute in Eastern Africa invite you to the launch of a book, Lost Nationalism: Revolution, Memory and Anti-Colonial Resistance in Sudan by Elena Vezzadini. Elena is a scholar in history from the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) and affiliated to Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Institut des Mondes Africains.
Women in Music Concert Series: Live Performances by Wangui Githu, Meka, Athieno & BatYah Band, Feb. 18 2017 @ Goethe Institute
The Women In Music Concert Series, an initiative organised and curated by the Women In Music Forum, is a platform that seeks to promote young women in performing arts by providing an avenue for them to showcase their stage performance skills via regular live-concert shows.
The February concert will feature the following three acts: Meka Mungai, Athieno and Batyah Band.