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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

Panel Discussion: Urban Art and Data Visualisation, Jul. 22 2015 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium

Urban Art and Data Visualisation
Date: July 22, 2015
Venue: Goethe Institut
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free

Panel Discussion with Bankslave, Kerosh Swift, Stacy Gillian, Ruganzu Bruno and Wearevisual

July 16, 2015 at 4:42 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: The Still Clocks of Lamu, Jan. 25 – Feb. 25 2015 @ One Off Contemporary Gallery

Still Clock of Lamu
The year at the gallery starts with ‘The still clock of Lamu’, a mixed show of works produced at the Lamu ‘curfew residency’ which took place last November courtesy of Herbert Menzer.

Participating Kenyan artists are Timothy Brooke, Peter Elungat, Peter Ngugi, Sophie Walbeoffe and visiting sculptor from Germany, Joachim Sauter.

Date and Time: Sunday, 25 January 2015, 11am to 5pm

The exhibition runs until 25th February 2015.

One Off is open everyday, except Monday and Public Holidays – 11am to 5pm.

January 17, 2015 at 4:36 pm Leave a comment

Performance + Screening of World Cup Finals with Just a Band Playing before Kick Off, Jul. 13 2014 @ Village Market

Date: July 13, 2014
Venue: Village Market
Time: from 8 pm
Entry: free

July 13, 2014 at 5:05 pm Leave a comment

Watch the World Cup, Until Jul. 13 2014 @ Collingham Gardens Residence & Club


Collingham Gardens is a hidden gem in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi.

The quiet and serene getaway would be an ideal option to come and experience the World Cup finals.

July 11, 2014 at 5:58 pm Leave a comment

Screenings: 23rd European Film Festival, May 13-Jun. 1 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Dates: May 13 – June 1, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: weekdays – 5.30 & 7.30 pm and weekends – 3.00, 5.30 & 7.30pm
Entrance: Kshs 50

Participating countries are : Austria, Blegium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and guest country: Switzerland.

20 critically acclaimed films from 14 European countries and 2 films from the ACP-EU support programme for the ACP cultural sector will be on the menu for the 23rd edition of the European Film Festival.

The Festival is a singular rendez-vous for lovers of cinema and presents a unique opportunity to experience Europe’s diverse cultures.

May 8, 2014 at 3:19 pm 1 comment

2nd Nairobi Cultural Festival: Different Colours One People – Visit Emb. Of Mexico Stand, May 10 2014 @ National Museum

This will be the Second Nairobi Cultural Festival in which the following countries alongside Mexico will showcase their cultural expressions and sell typical food and drinks: Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Mexico, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Botswana, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya.

There will also be a Children’s Corner, where for a small fee kids can have tattoos and face painting done, do their own paintings and play under supervision.

Date: Saturday May 10, 2014
Venue: National Museum Grounds
The event starts at 10 am and goes up to 5 pm.
Entrance is free.

Day of Cultural Expression is organised by the Research Institute of Swahili Studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA) that is part of the National Museums of Kenya.

May 7, 2014 at 9:08 am 2 comments

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