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Nairobi Burger Festival, May 30 – Jun. 5 2016 @ Participating Outlets in Nairobi

Nairobi Burger Festival 2016
Dates: May 30 – June 5, 2016
Venue: Participating Outlets

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May 23, 2016 at 11:14 am Leave a comment

Dinner And Movie: What We Do In the Shadows, Apr. 12 2016 @ The Alchemist

Dinner and a Movie_April 12th
This time we’re going to be showing “What We Do In the Shadows” (2014). The comedy follow the lives of three really old vampires as they adjust to modern life and was written by the brilliant writers behind the famous television series ‘Flight of the Conchords’. It was among the top comedies of the year with over 19 wins and 18 nominations across the globe!
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Check out more about the movie here:

Sundowners start @ 6:00PM with relaxing music curated by Monroe Marcus and the movie starts @ 8:00PM.

As always, enjoy a delicious Mama Rocks burger or mouth-watering pizza from Upendo Pizza

Happy hour from 6:00PM to 8:00PM with buy 1 get 1 free cocktails!

April 8, 2016 at 10:36 am Leave a comment

Out of Town: Lamu Food Festival, Apr. 15-17, 2016 @ Lamu Island

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Dates: April 15-17, 2016
Venue: Lamu Island

Download the Lamu Food Festival Programme 2016 (pdf)

April 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

Blankets and Wine Ft. Aloe Blacc, Just A Band, MDQ + Mayonde, Apr. 10 2016 @ Ngong Racecourse

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The Aloe Blacc Show w/ Aloe Blacc, Just A Band, MDQ + Mayonde
Music x Food Fair x Fashion Pop-Ups x Art

Date: April 10, 2016
Venue: Ngong Racecourse
Time: 11am-9pm

From the team that has brought you 58 editions of Blankets & Wine we now present The Aloe Blacc Show with American soul sensation, Aloe Blacc. The California-based, Panamanian artist with mega-hits such as “I Need a Dollar”, “The Man” and “Wake Me Up” will perform live in Nairobi on Sunday, April 10th at Ngong Racecourse.

The musical lineup shall also include African Super-Nerdy Electronic Music/Art Collective, Just A Band, soulful newcomer Mayonde plus Blankets & Wine Founder and talented femcee, Muthoni the Drummer Queen.

This April 10th show is the beginning of a high-quality quarterly showcase through Blankets & Wine’s new operating entity, Good Times Africa.The Aloe Blacc Show shall offer a smorgasbord of creative genres including music, art, design and fashion curated around core “Urban African Lifestyle” experiences.

“We have opened the space for live music from the region and in the process; we have been deeply rewarded with the joy that has come from simultaneously solving a problem for artists and effectively serving the music industry and its consumers. Our vision now is to go global, to be able to bring the most prolific international artists from around the world to Nairobi and put Nairobi on the global map as the IT place to be.” – Muthoni Ndonga, Blankets & Wine CEO + Founder

The Aloe Blacc Show shall also feature top-end restaurants in a diverse and delectable food fair. The fashion pop-ups will provide a dynamic shopping experience. And, as we’re committed to showcasing art in the most diverse ways possible, expect interactive installations in our curated art space featuring exciting new voices in the visual arts.

March 23, 2016 at 12:31 pm Leave a comment

Kilimani Street Festival & 5 KM Run, Feb. 27 2016 @ Kilimani & Environs

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On Saturday, February 27th, FAFA partners with The Kilimani Project Foundation, Organic Farmers Market, Lornah Kiplagat and Nairobi City County to bring a carnival affair like no other to the streets of Kilimani and its environs. The event is set to kick off with the legendary LornahSports organising a morning #Kili5km run to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to explore the neighborhood. All participating runners will be provided with a running kit.

This will be followed by market shopping and entertainment which will include showcases of different and outstanding design products from Kenya’s finest coupled with great food, music, art and fashion. The event is meant to encourage people to try something new and promises to be a fun filled day for everyone. Expect a variety of performances from young artists and DJs throughout, the only challenge will be how to leave when you are having so much fun!

Date: February 27, 2016
Venue: Kilimani
Time: from 8 am
Kilirun, 5 km run, tickets are: Rates are ages 7-12 kES 100; 13-17 & students KES 200; Adults 500; Corporate teams of 5 (any gender) 5,000 KES

Parking: St. Georges Primary School

About Kilimani
Kilimani is located in the southern part of Westlands constituency. It is also an electoral ward of Nairobi County in Dagoretti North Constituency. Kilimani is located west of central Nairobi and adjacent Upper Hill estate and stretches all the way bordering South of Lavington and from Kileleshwa in the East to Ngong road.

The area has evolved from a low dense residential only area with the inclusion of commercial spaces. Many workers, employees and school going children come from the adjoining neighborhoods.

At the centre of Savannah Valley With a population of 43,000, it is a bustling neighborhood filled with creative energy hosting all Kenyan communities as well as Nigerians, Ghanaians, Sudanese, South Sudanese, Somalis, Ethiopians, other African nationalities, Chinese, Japanese, Europeans, Americans – name the nationality an you will find someone in Kilimani.

This diversity is its strength and its what makes this a unique community, which is hungry for innovation.

Further Event Details
Kili5km Run is set to start the day at 8.00am legendary LornahSports is organising a #Kili5km run to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to explore the neighborhood.

To register and participate. The following charges are incurred depending on entry category.
Rates are ages 7-12 kES 100; 13-17 & students KES 200; Adults 500; Corporate teams of 5 (any gender) 5,000 KES total.

Payment Procedure
Payment should be made to Kilimani Project Foundation via Mpesa. Choose Bill: 170412, Account Name: write name of runner. Once you have paid, kindly send your Mpesa confirmation number to They will send you back a registration form.

Running Kit
Running kit will be collected the day before (Friday, 26th Febraury). Incase a participant hasn’t collected his/her kit before the day of the event. He/She will receive their kit(s) between 7:00 -8:00 am on Saturday (event day).

All runners will assemble 8:00am at the junction of Denis Pritt and Rose Ave. The Run will culminate with a Prize giving ceremony at 10:00 am.

Market Shopping & Entertainment
This will be followed by market shopping & entertainment from 12 noon til 6:00pm, which includes the Organic Farmers Market as well as outstanding design products from Kenya’s finest, with prices fit for everyone’s pocket. Shopping experience will be coupled with a mix of food from around the globe as well as Kenya. Our community is diverse, so we would like to encourage people to try something new.

A variety of young artists and DJs will keep everyone entertained throughout, so the challenge will be how to leave when you are having so much fun!

February 22, 2016 at 5:17 pm Leave a comment

Pambazuka Africa! Africa Arise with Our Music, Foods, Crafts & Games, Feb. 20 2016 @ Paa ya Paa

Black History 2016 A4
Date: February 20, 2016
Venue: Paa ya Paa Art Centre, Ridgeways – Kiambu Road

February 18, 2016 at 3:07 pm 1 comment

Best of Belgium with Chef Olivier Bruckner & Chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud, Feb. 17-20 2016 @ Nairobi Serena

Belgian Week 2016
Serena Hotels and The Belgian Embassy in Nairobi is proud to present to you talented Belgian Chef Olivier Bruckner, and renowned Belgian chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud.

Belgium Dinner with Chef Olivier Bruckner
Dates: February 17-20, 2016
Venue: the Mandhari Restaurant, Nairobi Serena Hotel
Time: daily from 7pm

To book your table, contact: and/or 020 282 24 57.

Chocolate Workshop with Chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud
Dates: February 19-20, 2016
Venue: Nairobi Serena Hotel
Contacts: and/or 020 282 24 57

February 9, 2016 at 6:57 pm Leave a comment

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