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Blankets and Wine Nairobi Festival, Dec. 10 2017 @ Uhuru Gardens


Date: December 10, 2017
Venue: Uhuru Gardens
Time: 12 – 10 pm
Tickets: advanced tickets – KES 3000, and door tickets – KES 3500
Advance tickets available here

Performances by: Shekhinah – South Africa, Maia and the Big Sky – Kenya, Niniola – Nigeria, Beraccah – Kenya and Odinareh Bingwa – Kenya

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December 6, 2017 at 5:42 pm Leave a comment

Fashion: Collective Rw’s Pop-Up in Nairobi, Dec. 8 2017 @ the Tribe Hotel – Presidential Suite


Date: December 8, 2017
Venue: the Tribe Hotel, Presidential Suite
Time: from 6.30 pm

About
This is Collective RW’s first Nairobi pop-up! It will feature beautiful pieces from the amazing Rwanda-based men’s, women’s and accessory designers who form the collective: Inzuki Designs, Sonia Mugabo, House of Tayo, Haute Baso, Moshions and Uzi Collections!

December 6, 2017 at 5:40 pm Leave a comment

Ichyulu African Fashion Pop Up, Dec. 3 2017 @ Zen Garden – Spring Valley


Date: December 3, 2017
Venue: Zen Garden, Spring Valley
Time: 10am – 5pm
Free Entry

About
Ichyulu.com is a Nairobi based online concept store that offers select edits from African fashion and accessory designers. The Pop Up will be an opportunity for people to view pieces from the site in person and shop for Christmas gifts.

This Pop Up with also feature exclusive pieces by Kenyan designer, IAMI.

For more information, check out their Facebook event page, here.

November 29, 2017 at 11:10 am Leave a comment

Nigerian Festival in Nairobi, Oct. 1 – Nov 30 2017 @ National Museum, Nairobi Gallery & Alliance Française


Dates: October 1 (Nigeria National Day) – November 30, 2017
Venues: Nairobi Gallery, Nairobi National Museum and the French Cultural Centre

Organised by Alan Donovan – he of the African Heritage House – and other collaborators.

September 27, 2017 at 1:54 pm Leave a comment

Pop Up & Chill Handmakers Market, Oct. 1 2017 @ 910 James Gichuru


Date: October 1, 2017
Venue: 910 James Gichuru
Time: from 11am till 7pm
Entry is free

About
Pop Up & Chill is a market that features a carefully curated array of artisans and collectors bringing handmade, eco, holistic and vintage goods and items inspired by Africa and majorly made in Kenya. Its main aim is to link local independent unique artists, designers, makers collectors and traders with consumers of handmade, made in Kenya and made in Africa in a relaxed setting.

September 22, 2017 at 3:39 pm Leave a comment

CBA Africa Concours d’ Elegance 2017: Beauty and the Beasts, Sept. 24 2017 @ Ngong Racecourse


Date: Sunday, 24th September 2017
Venue: Nairobi Racecourse, Ngong Road
Time: starting from 9:00 am

Advance Tickets: Adults KES 950, Children KES 450 – available at all CBA branches in Nairobi & Thika, Sarova Panafric, The Stanley, Capital FM and TicketSasa
Gate charges: Adult Kshs 1,000, Child Kshs 500

About
East Africa’s most prestigious spectator motor-show event, the CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance.

This year’s will be the 47th edition of Concours d’Elegance, a lifestyle event that is acclaimed for the beauty and elegance showcased by both the competitors and the spectators. Apart from the judging of 70 classic and vintage cars and 40 motorcycles – the centre piece of the event – there will be a grand finale involving; pyrotechnics, a fashion show and live performance by Nyashinski. The theme for this year’s Concours is, Beauty and the Beast.

It is the ideal fun-family experience, organized by the Alfa Romeo Owners Club and proudly sponsored by Commercial Bank of Africa.

https://concourskenya.com/

September 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment

Literature Cafe: Papa Wemba and Black Dandy, Sept. 27 2017 @ Alliance Française

Papa Wemba | Image via Alliance Française, Nairobi


Date: September 27, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6.30 pm
Free Entry

Join Didier Bokelo Bile, author of the biography, ‘Papa Wemba: icon of African music from generation to generation’ as he discusses the parallel worlds of ‘the man’ and the ‘artist’.

The King of Rhumba Rock, Papa Wemba, or Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, was also the undisputed king of the ‘sapeurs’.

September 15, 2017 at 11:10 am Leave a comment

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