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Exhibition: Kenyan Cartoonists’ Take on Obama, Aug. 4-23 2015 @ Alliance Francaise

Cartoonist take on Obama
A hard hitting exhibition by Kenyan Cartoonists’, which illustrates their perception, mostly of the evolution of the persona of the US president, Barack Obama. This exhibition currently running at Pawa 254 covers the evolution of Obama over the years, from the pre-white house days to his first term and now his second term in office as the US president.

Dates: August 4-23, 2015
Venue: Alliance Francaise

Exhibiting Cartoonists: Celeste, Gado, Gammz, Gathara, Maddo and Ndula

July 29, 2015 at 6:51 pm Leave a comment

Alsarah and Nubatones Live in Kenya, Aug. 2 2015 @ Alliance Française

Alsarah and Nubatones
Alsarah & the Nubatones – The Silt Tour

Hungary, Portugal, France, U.A.E, Morocco, Egypt, Sweden, Lithuania and for the first time….

LIVE! in Kenya on Sunday 2nd August 2015, at the Alliance Francaise.

Date: August 2, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 1500 Advance and KES 2000 at the Gate

For more information contact: 0708777504; 0722517317
Advance tickets available at Alliance Française, Between the Lines (Bookstore at Village Market) and Goethe Institut

About
Exploring Sudanese and Egyptian cultural sounds in a contemporary context, the Brooklyn based band are:

Alsarah – Lead Vocals
Nahid Abunama – Elgadi – Vocals
Brandon Terzic – Oud
Mauwena Kodjovi – Bass Guitar
Rami El Aasser – Percussion

In 2013, backed by Afro Simba (Kenya), Alsarah performed at Blankets & Wine and at Tree House, to a full house.

In 2014, Alsarah performed with the Nile Project at Kuona Trust and she also performed at the Safaricom Jazz Festival.

Curtain raisers are Afro Simba Band and Yellow Light Machine

This is the first time that Alsarah & the Nubatones will perform in Kenya.

July 24, 2015 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment

An Evening of Afro-Jazz W/ Ricky na Marafiki feat. Aaron Rimbui, Jul. 28 2015 @ Alliance Française

afrojazz July at AF
Date: July 28, 2015
Venue: Alliance Francaise Gardens
Time: 6 pm

About
Aaron Rimbui is a Kenyan pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and producer who also goes by the nickname ‘Krucial’. He is regarded as one of East Africa’s finest pianists and has served as head the Tusker Project Fame band and has two very beautiful albums to his name (Alfajiri and Keys To Life)

Come watch this talented pianist at #AnEveningOfAfroJazz the #CrucialKeysEdition that will take place on the 28th of July at The Alliance Française from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Ricky Na Marafiki will also be at hand to deliver an electrifying performance playing dufampararo and more .

Tickets are only 500/-

July 19, 2015 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

Alsarah and Nubatones Live in Kenya, Aug. 2 2015 @ Alliance Française

Alsarah and Nubatones
Alsarah & the Nubatones – The Silt Tour

Hungary, Portugal, France, U.A.E, Morocco, Egypt, Sweden, Lithuania and for the first time….

LIVE! in Kenya on Sunday 2nd August 2015, at the Alliance Francaise.

Date: August 2, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 1500 Advance and KES 2000 at the Gate
For more information contact: 0708777504; 0722517317

Advance tickets available at Alliance Française, Between the Lines (Bookstore at Village Market) and Goethe Institut

About
Exploring Sudanese and Egyptian cultural sounds in a contemporary context, the Brooklyn based band are:

Alsarah – Lead Vocals
Nahid Abunama – Elgadi – Vocals
Brandon Terzic – Oud
Mauwena Kodjovi – Bass Guitar
Rami El Aasser – Percussion

In 2013, backed by Afro Simba (Kenya), Alsarah performed at Blankets & Wine and at Tree House, to a full house.

In 2014, Alsarah performed with the Nile Project at Kuona Trust and she also performed at the Safaricom Jazz Festival.

Curtain raisers are Afro Simba Band and Yellow Light Machine

This is the first time that Alsarah & the Nubatones will perform in Kenya.

July 7, 2015 at 10:33 am 2 comments

Exhibition: Colour Identity, Jul. 9-31 2015 @ Alliance Française

Colour Identity
Dates: July 9-31, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Free Entrance

About
Moses Nyawanda, Moses Muigai, Kevin Ndege, Pascal Chuma and Isabellah Mosigisi come together in a group exhibition entitled ‘Colour Identity’. Colour is a potent element of these artists’ visual language, each distinctively exploiting colour value in his/her creativity.

Moses Nyawanda and Kevin Ndege are based at the Railway Museum Art Studio. Pascal Chuma and Isabellah Mosigisi are from the Bobea Art Centre in Eastlands. Moses Muigai practices from his studio at home in Thika. Both Moses Nyawanda and Moses Muigai are graduates of the defunct Creative Art Centre which played a significant role in the Kenyan Art Scene from the 70s to the late 90s. Pascal studied at the Buruburu Institute of Fine Arts and Kevin and Isabellah are self-taught.

July 3, 2015 at 9:48 am 2 comments

Concert: Afro jazz featuring The Villagers band, Jun. 30 2015 @ Alliance Française

Ricky June 2015 at AF
Ricky na marafiki presents an eve of Afro jazz featuring The Villagers band, the Villagers is an Afro Fusion Band that blends rich Afro sounds with smooth western overtones. A brand new sound from Africa!

They shall be performing at an Evening of Afro-Jazz the Gentleman’s edition alongside Ricky na Marafiki on the 30th of June at Alliance Française.

Ricky na marafiki will perform tunes from their Tucheze and so simple albums, Our opening act will be Miss Kemunto and her band playing a song called mandazi

June 22, 2015 at 2:05 pm Leave a comment

Screenings: Korean Film Festival 2015, Jun. 24-26 2015 @ Alliance Française

Korean Film Festival 2015
The Korean Embassy in Nairobi hosts the Korean Film Festival;

Dates: June 24-26, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 5 & 7.30 pm
Entrance free!

Films to be screened: Forever the Moment, Nameless Gangster, The thieves, The host, Papa and Haeundae

More information on the Korean Embassy in Nairobi

June 21, 2015 at 4:33 pm 2 comments

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