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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
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.
Dates: December 5 & 6, 2015
Venue: St. Francis Church
Location: at the junction of Ngong Road and Karen Road
Time: Saturday, December 5 2015 at 7 pm and Sunday, December 6 2015 at 3 pm
Tickets: Adults, KES 800 and Students, KES 500
Conductor: Damian Penfold
PS: St. Francis is easily reached via the Southern Bypass, for those on the other side of Nairobi
Join us at The Thai place this Sunday for Mama Rocks’ pre-launch, pop-up event (before we unleash Mama, full force, onto Nairobi very soon…) Expect a flavour fest of mouthwatering burgers, finga lickin’ wings and shakin’ shakes! If you have room, there are artisan ice creams too! Exceptional African inspired food, chilled vibes and great company. What more could you ask for on a Sunday? Make sure you don’t miss out on this!
Thinks & Drinks is a night of slightly nerdy and definitely insightful talks about anything interesting in the world.
This coming week we have talks on what it’s like to run a political campaign, how bitcoin works and Computer Vision. The talks are 10 minutes each and interactive. The talks are given by experts on their field who have a knack for public speaking.
The copying of designs in the craft and design sector is nothing new. In fact, the habit has become so deeply entrenched that many designers have resigned themselves to this fate- sooner rather than later.
Internationally, we witnessed the kiondo and kikoy being ‘stolen’. What could we have done differently? What CAN we do differently to protect our cultural heritage, our designs, our intellectual property?
One of the most powerful yet least understood option is copyright.
The Kenya Copyright Board [KECOBO] is the government body charged with ensuring that the rightful owner of a design enjoys the accruing benefits.
This June 12, 2-5pm, Craft Afrika and KECOBO team up to bring you an insightful discussion on copyright – what it means, what it applies to, how much it costs, other people’s copyright and how to manage it.
It will be an eye-opening, empowering discussion. You want to be there.
Entrance is free, though registration is a requirement.
Register now through this Eventbrite Link
See poster for details and please note the change of location from our usual meeting venue at Shalom House.
Due to limited space, registration through this link is a prerequisite>> http://bit.ly/1fCyhcW.
Please register to avoid being turned away.