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Pechakucha Night Nairobi, Apr. 8 2016 @ Karen Village

PKN-Creatives Garage_PKN
This Friday, Karen Village, will host Vol 10 PechaKucha.

Date: April 8, 2016
Venue: Karen Village, Ngong Road
Time: 6-9 pm

The speakers lined up, include;
1. Rose Jepkorir – Culture
2. Muthoni Kimani – Education
3. Arnorld Mulubi – Story telling
4. Wangui Ngujiri – Film
5. James Mutua – Music
6. Gerard Omondi – Stone sculpture
7. Jessie de Boer – Urban Permaculture

About
Now running in over 800 cities across the world PechaKucha Nights bring together people in a relaxed, simple and enjoyable format to meet, network and share their ideas and work in public.

PechaKucha Nights were developed by two architects in Japan. It means ‘chit chat’ in Japanese and refers to the format where presenters have 20 slides and 20 seconds to talk about each slide making short, fast moving presentations of 6 minutes and 40 seconds.

There will be a Beer break-Refreshments and Snacks will be available.

March 31, 2016 at 7:46 pm Leave a comment

African Dance Classes in Nairobi! Every Wednesday @ Mae Drive 227, off Ruaka Road, Runda

African dance Nairobi
African Dance Classes!

Date: Every Wednesday 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Venue: Mae Drive 227, off Ruaka Road, Runda
Contact: Email afrodancekenya@gmail.com to RSVP

Come learn rhythm and dances from Brazil, Ghana and Haiti!

March 19, 2016 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Celebrating Women with Art by Bertiers, Until Mar. 31 @ Nairobi National Museum

Joseph Bertiers, Wangari Maathai a lady of commitment, Oil on Canvas, 182 x 253cm (A National Museums of Kenya / VSArts collaboration)

Joseph Bertiers, Wangari Maathai a lady of commitment, Oil on Canvas, 182 x 253cm
(A National Museums of Kenya / VSArts collaboration)


Celebrating Women with art

Dates: Mar. 8-31 2016
Venue: Temporary Gallery, National Museum
Time: 8.30 – 5.30 pm
Entry: Normal Rates Apply

About
During this month of March the Nairobi National Museum displays a selection of art works in celebration of women. The museum will also pay homage to Prof. Wangari Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) by hosting a special gala at the museum in her honor.

Maathai was a renowned Kenyan environmental and political activist, and the Nobel Peace Prize winner 2004.

The gala will be graced by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.

Attendance to the gala is by invitation only

March 12, 2016 at 10:45 am Leave a comment

Octopizzo’s 8 Years Anniversary, Mar. 8 2016 @ the British Council – Nairobi

Octopizzo 8 years
Date: March 8, 2016
Venue: the British Council, Nairobi
Time: from 8.30 am – 3 pm
Entry: Free

March 2, 2016 at 4:55 pm 1 comment

First Lady Half Marathon, Mar. 6 2016 @ Nyayo Stadium

FLHM 2016
Date: March 6, 2016
Venue: Nyayo Stadium
Time: from 6.30 am – assembly time
Tickets: KES 1500

Route Map
Route Map

Proceeds go toward the First Lady’s Beyond Zero Campaign

February 29, 2016 at 11:33 am Leave a comment

2nd Annual Mardi Gras Parade, Feb. 27 2016 @ Luna Amusement Park, Kiambu Road

Mardi Gras
It’s that time of year again!! The City of Nairobi will let the good times roll with its 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Luna Amusement Park, Kiambu Road.

The Celebration will start at 6pm with food, live music, body painting and AMUSEMENT PARK RIDES… Yes, you read right – bumper cars, banana boats, merry-go-rounds and a gigantic ferris wheel!

Complemented by the starry sky and extraordinary light installations, the parade will roll out from within the amusement park at 11pm with floats, music, dancers and more and there will be lots of candy and beads tossed to the crowd. GET YOUR OUTFITS READY!

THE LINEUP: Jojo Abot (GH/UK), Kadhalika (KE), Jinku (KE), Disco Vumbi (KE), Gregg Tendwa (Bengatronics) (KE), KAYA Brass Marching Band (KE/UK), Cybersnack (DE), Marcu Ezra (KE), Noise On Demand – N.O.D (KE), Shaq Deff (KE) and all the parade participants…….

February 15, 2016 at 9:21 am Leave a comment

Comedy Play: Wife Begins at Dinner! Feb. 9-14 2016 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Wife begins at dinner
Dates: February 9-14, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6.30 weekdays and 3 & 6.30 pm on weekends
Tickets: KES 599

February 8, 2016 at 10:49 am 1 comment

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