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58th Edition of Poetry Slam Africa, Oct. 18 2015 @ Alliance Française

Slam Africa AF
Date: October 18, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 2-6 pm
Tickets: KES 500

The 58th edition of Slam Africa brings together some of the country’s fast rising Spoken Word Poets.
Some of the shortlisted poets who will battle it out for the Crown of Poetry Slam Champion on Sunday are: Abir Ibrahim (Tanzania), Koi Kimani, Emmanuel Daudi, Eric Mburu, Jane Karanja, Leila Maranga, Winston King’ori, Ivan Irakoze (Burundi), Robin Mulati and Griffins Ndhine (wildcard).

October 12, 2015 at 4:54 pm Leave a comment

Album Launch: ‘Piel de Arena’ – Sand Skin by Inés Basombrío, Oct. 10 2015 @ Alliance Française

Ines at AF
Date: October 10, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 5.30 pm
Tickets: KES 500

Inés Basombrío is an Argentinian singer, songwriter and guitarist living in Kenya since 2014. She is set to launch her 2nd album, ‘Piel de Arena’ (Sand Skin), reflecting on a woman’s connection with the elements, with nature and with man; as felt and sensed throgh the skin. She will be joined by Kenyan musicians, Eddie Grey (jazz guitarist and composer) and Tetu Shani (percussionist) and guest artist Ritah Khatushi.

Inès studied music in Conservatoires in Brazil, Germany and Argentina (Manuel Falla Conservatoire). It is in Montevideo, Uruguay, where she lived for 10 yrs, that she found the real inspiration to publish her two albums..

October 6, 2015 at 4:56 pm Leave a comment

Afrika Handmade Symposium and Gallery 2015, Sept. 30 – Oct. 16 2015 @ Alliance Française

Afrika Handmade 2015 poster
Afrika Handmade Symposium and Gallery 2015: Home Décor Inspiration Made in Kenya

Dates: 30 September – 16 October 2015
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Entry: Free

Find more information on their website

September 27, 2015 at 3:52 pm Leave a comment

Ricky na Marafiki ft. Atemi, Sept. 29 2015 @ Alliance Française

RIcky na Marafiki
Date: September 29, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: KES 500

Atemi has been described as Kenya’s Miriam Makeba – her stage presence during her live shows fills up and brightens up even the darkest and coldest of spaces.

Many have described her music as simply magical, as she is undeniably Kenya’s most talented vocalist.
Passion, hard work, and extraordinary talent only vaguely describe this phenomenal musician who is bound to make huge waves in the world music scene.

Join us on the 29th of September for #AnEveningOfAfroJazz the Writers Edition as we celebrate this beautiful musician. We shall also have a special appearance by Poet TearDrops, A “Sheng” spokenword poet, musician and a lyricist who will also do a collaboration with Ricky Na Marafiki band, a blend of poetry and Afrojazz.

Tickets to the event are 500/- and can be bought at the door

September 17, 2015 at 12:41 pm Leave a comment

Sarabi Band’s Road to Womex Fundraiser Concert, Sept. 25 2015 @ Alliance Française

Sarabi Live
Date: September 25, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 7.30-11 pm
Tickets: KES 1,000

September 12, 2015 at 3:48 pm Leave a comment

Book Launch: Les Murs by Stéphanie, Sept. 16 2015 @ Alliance Française

Les Mars
Date: September 16, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6.30 pm
Free Entry

Journalist and RFI correspondent in Kenya since 2006, Stéphanie launches her short fiction, ‘Les murs’, which is weaved from real-life events. The story of a woman who is struggling to cope with life will resonate with readers like a threatening echo of today’s brutal world.

September 11, 2015 at 10:56 am 2 comments

Live Show: Jamhuri Festival, Aug. 29 2015 @ Alliance Française

Date: August 29, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6 pm
Tickets: Advance KES 500 and at the Gate KES 800

Hosted by Kalekye Mumo and Muthoni Bwika

August 26, 2015 at 10:35 am Leave a comment

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