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Nairobi celebrates St Patrick

Most events take place on Saturday 15 March rather than the saint’s day on 17 March. Jameson Irish Whiskey Kenya is sponsoring a St Patrick’s Live party at the Carnivore Grounds with DJ Ki...
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First Lady half marathon

The half marathon starts in Uhuru Gardens, through Wilson Airport Road, Langata Road, Mombasa Road and back to Uhuru Gardens. The run, which is supported by the first lady Margaret Kenyatta and the...
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Tony Mochama launches latest book

The launch of Tony Mochama’s latest book Nairobi – A Night Guide through the City in the Sun at the Goethe Institute. The Daily Nation newspaper once wrote in a review of Mochama’...
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Alexandra Spyratos

Before the rains, after the rains. New work by Alexandra Spyratos, who was born in Kenya but travels between Australia, Europe and Africa. Her paintings of animals, especially her zebras and giraffes,...
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Nairobi International Jazz Festival

International and local musicians play in this week-long international jazz festival. The tentative list of performers includes Bona, Yuva Cohen, The Nile Project, Rhythm Junks, as well as local ta...
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Kenya’s Songs of Protest

Retracing Kenya’s songs of protest. A preview of music as a force for change in Kenya from 1963-2013. Ketebul Music releases its new compilation in the Retracing Kenya Music series.
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Nairobi Restaurant Week

About 50 restaurants have signed up for this gastronomic week in Nairobi. Clients will be offered a choice of special three-course menus from KSh 1,250 to KSh 1,750 per person. This event is well-e...
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John Kamicha and Yassir Ali Mohammed

Kenyan artist John Kamicha and Sudanese Yassir Ali Mohammed are showing together at the Banana Hill Gallery. Kamicha’s work has been influenced by the violence and bloodshed of the post-2007...
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Tusker Air Show Festival

The 2013 Kenya Air Show Festival will be an impressive showcase of achievement by our aviators and aviation industry over the last fifty years.Soaking up the festival atmosphere, the Air Show promises...
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Mourning the Loss

This group exhibition of work by some of Kenya’s internationally known artists – Chelenge Van Rampelberg, Timothy Brooke, Peterson Kamwathi and Elijah Ooko – focuses on the plight an...
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Mwanamke ni Effort

Paintings by James Njoroge in his first solo exhibition. The works in the show are a tribute to his mother and all the “faceless” women of Kenyan, ignored, marginalised and burdened by...
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Standard Chartered Nairobi marathon

The 11th Nairobi marathon is sponsored by Standard Chartered again this year. The start is at 06.30 at Nyayo National Stadium. There are 42-km, 21-km, 10-km and 6-km runs. The marathon started in 2003...
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Phoenix Players in Nairobi

The Phoenix Players in Apples from the Desert by award winning Israeli author Savyon Leibrecht. Set in Israel this is a timeless tale about tradition and modernity, about a young woman falling in love...
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Wamama Na Kazi

The three women in this group exhibition explore the roles of women. The artists are Maryann Muthoni, Caroline Mbirua and Esther Mukuhi. Muthoni is based at the Kuona Trust Studios as a full-time...
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Piero delle Monache Quartet

The Italian jazz quartet plays at the Italian Institute of Culture. The quartet is on a tour of seven African cities (Libreville, Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Maputo, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Harare) to i...
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Nairobi International Book Fair

The 16th Nairobi Book Fair oganised by the Kenya Publishers Association. Book launches, workshops and seminars, including a seminar for budding authors. There will also be the presentation of th...
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Exhibition of work by William Wambugu, an up-and-coming artist who focuses on the details of the world around him in his drawings and sketches. This exhibition at the Goethe Institut includes many...
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StoryMoja Hay Festival Nairobi

19-22 Sept. The fifth StoryMoja Hay Festival. A four-day celebration of stories and contemporary Kenyan culture with books, forums, workshops, live performances and music. The festival is run in colla...
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Life Perceptions by Tom Mboye

Life Perceptions. Daily activities in oil and acrylic on canvas. On display are works from three different stages of Tom Mboya’s career. Mboya is a self-taught artist who left the hotel business...
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Mathewmatics House of Jazz

This concert, entitled Mathewmatics House of Jazz, is performed by independent Kenyan musicians and offers them a platform and opportunities for the promotion of independent music in Kenya. Various mu...


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