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Nairobi festival of performing arts

Connections is the theme of this interdisciplinary festival of dance, music, poetry, installation, video and photography. There are four performances and two video montages as well as audience disc...
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Human Rights Watch film festival

This travelling human right's film festival, with highlights from the festivals in New York and London, is now playing at the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi. The films included are Private Violence...
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Kenya Art Fair

Artists and galleries show their modern and contemporary art works at the Sarit Centre. There are also seminars, performances and installations. The Wasanii exhibition displays the work of young an...
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Nairobi Standard Chartered Marathon

Registration for the marathon is still open online until 17.00 on 24 October. The annual event, sponsored by Standard Chartered for the 12th year running, includes not just the usual full (42 km) a...
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Korean film festival in Nairobi

To celebrate 50 years of friendship with Kenya, South Korea is screening some of its most successful recent films at the Alliance Française in Nairobi. Several of the films include the touch...
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Nairobi Slum Film Festival

The fourth Nairobi Slum Film Festival continues until 11 October with showings of films about and by people living in Nairobi's main slum communities of Kibera, Mathare and Kawangware. The communit...
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Nairobi book fair

The theme of Nairobi's 17th international book fair this year is Catch the Reading Bug. Events include book launches, workshops and seminars – one of the topics is how to get published &ndash...
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Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots

This documentary Beautiful Tree, Severed Roots by Kenny Mann is showing at the Storymoja festival in Nairobi. It has been described by Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott as “a documentary full of...
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Kunle Ayo for Safaricom jazz festival

Kunle Ayo, one of the continent's most-in-demand jazz guitarists performs at the Carnivore Grounds under the auspices of the Safaricom jazz festival. Nigerian-born Ayo, who has made his name perfor...
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Jak Katarikawe

Katarikawe is often called Africa's Chagall because of his dream-world subject matter and his use of colours. He is quoted as saying that everything he paints – and sometimes there is a fine...
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Nairobi Diamond run date change

The 10-km Nairobi Diamond run has been postponed from 27 July to 17 August because it clashes with other athletic events, such as the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Africa Senior Athletics in M...
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Meet Etisalat prize top authors

Top African authors of the Etisalat prize talk about their work. NoViolet Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) author of We Need New Names, Yewande Omotoso (Nigeria/ South Africa) author of Bom Boy and Karen Jennings...
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Between Us by Miriam Syowia Kyambi

This exhibition by Miriam Syowia Kyambi is a combination of live-art performance, installation, photography, video and workshop, which explores ideas of what is acceptable, what is private and how our...
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World Music Day

Nairobi celebrates world music day at the Alliance Francaise with Peter Elungat, Ghetto Classics, Kiu, Octave and Anto Neosoul, one of Kenya’s top soul vocalists. World Music Day was first la...
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The Forgotten People

A photographic exhibition of Palestinian refugees in exile.
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The Return of Joy Adamson

Watercolours by Joy Adamson. Her paintings illustrate her life as a conservationist and chronicler of the diversity of the natural environment in Kenya. Adamson, who was born in 1910 in what is now...
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European Film Festival

This 23rd edition features 20 films from 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and Swit...
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Clinton Kirkpatrick

Where he ran and returned to. An exhibition of paintings and woodcut prints by Northern Irish artist Clinton Kirkpatrick inspired by the time he spent in Kenya in 2011-2012. Kirkpatrick, who first...
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Identity through Street Art

Opening of the exhibition Identity through Street Art at the Kenya Culture Center. This graffiti art exhibition, supported by urban artist Uhuru Brown is the result of a community outreach programm...
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Sex and the City

An exhibition of work by Michael Soi, John Kamicha and Thom Ogonga. Soi is one the the second generation Kenyan artists and a Kuona Trust prodigee. He started as a sculptor and then moved to socia...


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