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An Evening of Afro Jazz Swahili Edition feat. Juma Tutu, May 26 2015 @ Alliance Française

SWAHILI-EDITION(1)
The Afro fusion musician Juma Tutu has constantly been referred to by his fans as ‘The Kenyan Fela Kuti’. His ingenious blend of mijikenda traditional music and Afro jazz is unrivaled.

This prolific musician will be sharing his musical story and journey with you at an evening of Afro Jazz, the Swahili Edition that shall be taking place at the Alliance Française on the 26th of May from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

He shall be hosted by Ricky Nanjero and the Ricky Na Marafiki band who shall also serenade you with beautiful AfroJazz tracks from the album So Simple.

Tickets are only 500/-

May 10, 2015 at 4:07 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Remade in Kenya by Walied Osman, May 9-31 2015 @ Alliance Française

Remade in Kenya by Walied Osman
Date: May 9-31, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française

Remade in Kenya, Haute Couture Recycled Functional Art Exhibition by Walied Osman

About
Afghan-American multi-media artist, Walied Osman, exhibits an array of artwork that are a deconstruction and reconstruction of old airplanes and cars. Recycling is central to his work. Quoting from the French chemist/biologist Antoine Lavoisier’s famous maxim: ‘Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed,’ which was in turn borrowed from Greek philosopher Anaxagoras of Clazomenae, Walied’s artworks blend aesthetics with functionality and practicality, dramatically transforming scrap materials into unique haute couture functional art. The artist also addresses current events through his pieces, using the power of art to explore human follies.

Walied studied electrical engineering in the USA. His exposure to art came from working in the art-moving business connecting with museums, galleries, collectors and artists from around the world. He moved to Kenya in 2012 and was introduced to a Kenyan Italian lady, who kindly granted him access to her late husband’s warehouse full of old disused aircraft at Wilson Airport. This was the beginning of a fulfilling journey, the results of which will grace the Alliance Française galleries in May.

May 5, 2015 at 11:10 am Leave a comment

Comedy: Kenyans Please Step Aside, May 8-10 2015 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Step Aside
Dates: May 8-10, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Fri. 6.30pm, Sat.3 & 6.30pm, Sun. 3 & 6.30pm
Tickets: KES 599/-

Kenyans Please Step Aside
Kenyans have jubilated that at last action has been taken and that corrupt officials have stepped aside. Heartstrings hilariously will show what happens after the whole country of Kenya has stepped aside.

This is a Heartstrings Entertainment production

May 5, 2015 at 11:06 am Leave a comment

Concert: Ricky na Marafiki – Brass Edition ft. Christine Kamau, Apr. 28 2015 @ Alliance Française

Ricky Apr. 28 2015
Ricky Na Marafiki would like to invite to An Evening Of Afro Jazz the Brass Edition that shall be taking place on the 28th of April at the Alliance Française from 6 to 9 pm.

About
This time we shall be featuring Christine Kamau, the jazz trumpeter who began showing signs of musicianship at an early age. Her parents encouraged her by enrolling for music lessons at age 11 to study music theory and classical piano. She followed on with learning the Trumpet at the Kenya Conservatoire of Music under Kagema Gichuhi.

The entrance fee for the show is 500/- and you can reserve your ticket by calling the number 0737797997.

The album So Simple shall also be available for sale at 500/-

April 22, 2015 at 4:29 pm Leave a comment

Benga Fiesta Concert ft. Les Mangelepas, Apr. 24 2015 @ Alliance Française

benga fiesta poster final

April 17, 2015 at 2:58 pm Leave a comment

Science Café: Saving Ugali, Apr. 8 2015 @ Alliance Française

Saving Ugali
Date: April 8, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6:30 pm

April 3, 2015 at 12:41 pm Leave a comment

Performance: ‘Art’ by Yasmina Reza in English, Mar. 28 & 29 @ Alliance Française

ART at AF
Dates: March 28 & 29, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française

March 20, 2015 at 4:02 pm Leave a comment

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