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Miscellaneous Events

MISCELLANEOUS EVENTS

Thursday 19th September 2019
Kenyatta University
Grassroots Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

Grassroots Entrepreneurship Summit #GES2019 returns for second edition 2019 with keen focus on demystifying the place of women social entrepreneurs in accelerating social change.
Women social entrepreneurs have been instrumental in championing for sustainable development not only because they are most affected by the issues but because they can equally process ideas and actively participate in solving issues facing communities.
At this year's summit key ecosystem players will be looking at the progress made in achieving gender equality and women empowerment in social reformation which is crucial in achieving all the 17 SDGs.
The summit also convene workshops around different areas of innovation, sustainable business processes and technology for development. Young women entrepreneurs will be showcasing their innovation/products at the #GES2019expo. Key note speeches from stakeholders and carefully selected panel sessions on the main theme will culminate the summit.
The event is particularly of importance to young entrepreneurs, women in social innovation and leadership, women in advocacy and sustainability champions.
RSVP now so as to secure your spot. #GES2019.

Something interesting; The event is free for young starters and a few exhibition desk AVAILABLE for grab for FEMALE social entrepreneurs who would take advantage to showcase to the valuable attendees. #SHARE #GES2019

 

Thursday 19th September 2019
Park Inn By Radisson
Storytelling for Change

Stories are the way that we build meaning out of the world. They are also an effective centerpiece for social change. This is a joint effort to find out, through storytelling and conversation, what drives and motivates organizations, and how they use narratives to achieve goals. Join us and other experts working in education, media, policy, and technology, for meaningful conversations and insights on how to use storytelling to drive change and transform lives.

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Cafe Kaya Westlands
Doodleledo Nairobi - 13th Edition

'I CAN'T DRAW!' COME TO DOODLELEDO AND WE'LL PROVE YOU WRONG: WELCOME TO OUR 13th EDITION!
What is the event about?
- a monthly or bimonthly intimate get together for up to 20 people who enjoy quality time with each other, visualise their ideas, doodle, have fun
- only space for small group to give you quality time with everyone. You leave with 20 new friends, not 20 new contacts and meaningless business cards
- simple, different & fun
- the ticket costs just Kshs. 500
WE ARE MEETING @ Cafe Kaya - second floor- Viking House, Waiyaki Way few meters from Park Inn by Radisson blu.
If you have any problems accessing it -- please phone me at: 0712 181 410

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
The Node
Podoka Festival

Podoka Festival is a celebration of Beauty, music and art
We will have master class sessions running from 9-12 am with Wacuka Thimba and Dennis Karuri covering the natural look and creative make-up looks respectfully
The festival officially begins at 1 with the red carpet set up and photography by in-house and media house photographers
Then we'll have back to back Make-up run way shows, amazing hair and make-up games and amazing prices to be won! deejay sets.. performances, Fashion runway shows
among other fun activities.
The after party begins at 11p.m and it's open for all.

 

Friday 27th September 2019
Goethe-Institut
Literary Crossroads with Anne Moraa & Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Conversations with African writers Anne Moraa (Kenya) and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma (Zimbabwe).
The Literary Crossroads Series brings together African writers on the continent and from the diaspora to discuss contemporary trends and themes in literature. In our June 2019 session, we host two great authors – Anne Moraa (Kenya) and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma (Zimbabwe). Both wordsmiths shall engage us in an evening of prose and poetry.

 

Saturday 28th September 2019
Mount Kenya Epik
Githunguri Adventure

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Friday 20th September 2019
Kenyatta International Convention Centre KICC
Nairobi EV Summit 2019

The Nairobi EV Summit 2019 brings together business leaders and key players working on Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy, Innovation, and Charging Infrastructure, to explore how we advance full E-Mobility.
The summit is a high level business forum based on the dual themes of business engagement and thought leadership from the most senior, influential and informed people in the sector.
There will also be a number of exhibitions showcasing the latest in Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Technology.
The most connected people in the EV space will be invited to attend. They will be active participants, shaping the debate and the contours of the new Electro-Mobility Industry.

 

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
The Potters Shed Karen
Fundraiser for Rhino Charge [Car 5] involving Scalextric Grand Prix, Art Exhibition, Face Painting & Bouncy Castle and Children’s Entertainment

As part of the fundraising efforts Polka Dot Gallery will be curating a Rhino Charge themed exhibition!

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Ikigai
Strictly Silk 3rd Edition

The Nest Collective’s all women’s dance party returns for a 3rd edition! Presenting blazing music from our talented lineup of female DJs , a bigger dance floor, and the chance to treat yourself to excellent food, drink and lush goodies from our vendors.

 

Thursday 26th September 2019
Village Market
Investing In Purpose with Carol Chege

 

Saturday 12th October
Tamambo Karen Blixen
Karen Flea Market

 

Saturday 12th October
Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre
Environmental Sustainability by Art. Kingdom of Earth - Poetry | Glass Art | Fashion | Music

 

 

Thursday 26th September 2019
United Natione UN Avenue
Talk & Tour: Climate Smart Agriculture

Unusual rain patterns, floods or longer periods of droughts are some of the visible effects of a changing climate in Kenya. The consequences for small-scale farmers can be disastrous: They lose an income for a whole season or the basis of livelihoods altogether.
How can actors in the agricultural sector venture into new, climate resilient farm management techniques? The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has long-standing experience in “climate-smart agriculture” and assists farmers in adapting to changing environments.
Join us in a briefing and discussion with Neema Grace Mutemi (FAO) about how farmers can improve their food security and incomes. We invite everyone engaged in farming, as well as academia or professionals working in the agricultural sector and anyone interested in the topic.
The talk will be followed by a guided tour of the United Nations.
Venue:
United Nations Office at Nairobi,
UN Avenue, Gigiri
Date: 26/09/2019
Programme:
2:30 PM Entrance
3 PM Briefing and Discussion with Neema Mutemi (FAO)
4 PM Guided Tour
Fees:
East African Citizens: KES 400 (University Students); KES 500 (Adults)
Residents: KES 1,200
Non-Residents: KES 1,500
Contact:
United Nations Visitors Service
Phone: 020 762 2034
Mail: un.tours@un.org
Web: visitors.unon.org

 

Alliance Française
Smartphone Film Competition

30 September: Deadline for Entry

7 - 10 October: Screenings

11 October: Prize Givin

 

Thursday 19th September 2019
Victoria Plaza
Best Practise In The Media Industry

They say every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor. Join Eric Njoka, Broadcast Journalist, K24 and Fred Ngetich, News Anchor Radio Citizen as they tackle different topics on how to package yourself for the media industry. Suitable for anyone in the communication industry whether you’re in the media industry, an aspiring journalist or PR practitioner, you stand to benefit from this. Get your advance ticket today and see on the 19th of September.

 

20th & 21st September 2019
University Of Nairobi Upper Kabete Campus
The Organic Festival KE

We Are Nuts About Organic! That's Why We Will Be Celebrating Organic On The 21st - 22nd September. Join Us Then,

 

Friday 20th September 2019
Pawa 254
Paza Sauti Series - Second Edition Poetry Workshop

Performance: Crafting an Experience Facilitated by Laura Ekumbo.

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Sandstorm Factory Karen
Komplex: Warehouse Launch with Jazzuelle | Suraj | Foozak | Euggy | Dylan-S | Vidza | Frankie B

On the 21st of September 2019, Komplex Ke takes over the Sandstorm factory in Karen in a warehouse style Launch of the brand new party series.
For the official launch of this event series, we are delighted to be joined by one of the most diverse and sought after DJs/Producers, Jazzuelle. Boasting a diverse portfolio of well crafted electronic music from as far back as 2010, Jazzuelle has been one of the most consistent producers coming from South africa which consequently led him on signing on big power house labels like Get Physical Music, Atjazz Records and House Afrika.
Line Up:
Jazzuelle (Get Physical Music / House Afrika) | Suraj | Euggy | Foozak | Vidza | Frankie B  |
Dylan-S
Time: 3 pm to 3 am

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Creatives Garage
Female Creatives Meetup in Nairobi

Are you a Female Creative growing your career and looking to improve your Art, Career, and Productivity? Don't miss this!
Are you a creative growing your career and looking to improve your Art, Career, and Productivity? Are you unsure of how to make sure you execute ideas and get things done?
The Female Creatives Meetup in Nairobi is a morning of conversations and taking stock with the Founder of For Creative Girls. We'll be discussing how to execute ideas and grow.
We'll also be sharing lessons we've learnt this year 2019, plans and ideas that didn't get executed and why - what can be done to get better as creatives in our various industries.
It'll be a morning of Peer-to-peer mentorship, fostering accountability and commitment to one another's growth.
Come sit with us as we share stories of creativity and inspiration.

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Pine Tree Plaza
Ficool Writers Club (Fiction Is Cool)

Reading saves the world, by various standards of measure. Talk of entertainment, provision of escapism, dissemination of knowledge, source of inspiration...and well, descriptive (sensorial) works ignite the right parts of our brains responsible for imagination. Now look at every invention, it started as imagination! FiCool works to help writers write and be read, while providing material to make a better world of readers. In our first book club meeting, we shall have Zukiswa Wanner, an award winning writer, share on fundamentals of storytelling. Storytellers are invited to this fun-filled event!

 

 

 
Art Events

ART EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS - click on poster to enlarge

19th to 22nd September 2019
Nairobi National Musum
Photo Exhibition: Rock Art In Turkana

 

10th to 29th September 2019
Alliance Française
Kenya Art Panorama - 70 Years, 70 Artists

This panoramic exhibition celebrates different generations of Kenyan artists who have all contributed to the vibrant Kenyan art scene and whose works have been shown in the historic galleries of this institution over the years.

 

 

 

18th August to 29th Sept. 2019
Red Hill Art Gallery
Exhibition: To Stand on a Grain of Wheat by Jessica Atieno

From Village Market join Limuru Road. After 13km turn left down a tarmac road, signposted “Zereniti”, continue for 200m, keep left on the dirt road (ignore the road climbing sharply right), after 50m take the right smaller track. Red Hill Art Gallery is located at the end of the track on the left side (red metal gate) Karibu!
From City Centre Matatu No 114. Stop ‘Posta’
The gallery is open daily from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm

 

 

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
The Alchemist Bar
Photograpers Screening Rising Fast Nairobi

‘Rising Fast’ explores the changing realities of Nairobi, Kenya, one of the world’s fastest growing urban spaces. Contrary to reductive stereotypes of Africa, Kenya is riding a strong economy, a youth-driven cultural awakening and a dynamic tech scene coined the “Silicon Savannah.” Huge challenges remain however: widespread poverty, poor infrastructure, human rights abuses and political tumult. Does the “Africa Rising” narrative hold up, and how are people’s lives being impacted on the ground?
Join us for a screening by 12 photographers from across Africa and beyond sharing their work.

 

7th April to 7th November 2019
The Nairobi Gallery
Exhibition: Tinga Tinga and the Legendary Artists of Tanzania

 

 

 

 

 

11th Sept. to 11th October 2019
Circle Art Gallery
Exhibition: Lucid Dreams

Featuring: Maliza Kiasuwa | Sidney Mang’ong’o | Onyis Martin | Agnes Waruguru Njoroge | Prina Shah | Lemek Tompoika
Curated by Don Handa.

 

 

 
Newsletter

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Saturday 21st September 2019
Braeburn Theatre
Engage 27 - We Fall, We Rise,  We Soar

 

Saturday 28th September 2019
Goethe-Institut
Gufy And The Midneight Kids

In his 7th Poetry Showcase, Gufy throws us deep into fantasy with the belief of things being better there than the life we live.
We all dream for better. Better lives, better love experiences, better governance and better selves.
In his search for perfect compromise, he uses performance Poetry and themed visuals to bring out The Midnight Kids. A people determined to have better.

 

Saturday 5th October
GEMS Cambridge Auditorium
Sunday 6th October
Braeburn Garden Estate
Dance Centre Kenya Presents: The Tales Of Mother Goose - A Young Person's Introduction To Ballet

The Tales of Mother Goose
Dance Centre Kenya (DCK) is pleased to announce their first ever Junior Company production of The Tales of Mother Goose:
October 5th at 1:00 pm – GEMS Cambridge Auditorium
October 6th at 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm- Braeburn Garden Estate
Tickets available on the Kenya Buzz website!! Hurry and get your front row seats to this amazing performance!
https://www.kenyabuzz.com/events/event/the-tales-of-mother-goose

 

 

Thursday 19th September 2019
Alliance Française
Live In Nairobi: - Thibault Cauvin

One of the world’s best and most sought-after classical guitarists.
An inspiring and musically limitless solo performance cutting across generations and boundaries.

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Global Church Hall Kawangware
ANNIE Musical

Awareness and fundraising event towards the Humanitarian Education Center for necessities and care of differently abled kids at the center whilst showcasing the amazing talents and gifts of the Kawangware Initiative Center Kids, other kids and youth.

 

Saturday 28th September 2019
Muthaiga Country Club Ballroom
The Hootenanny Dinner And Concert

 

 

12th, 14th, 26th, 28th Sept. 2019
Alliance Française Auditorium
Brazilian Film Fest

The Festival will take place on 12, 14, 26 and 28 September at Alliance Française Auditorium. The admission is free. The films will be screened in original version with English subtitles.

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Braeburn Garden Estate
An Evening Remembering Luther (2nd Show)


You came and had an amazing time at the 1st show. We heard your request and we're now holding a second show.
14 years ago, the iconic, soulful Luther Vandross passed on, but his music lives on. A community of musicians here in Nairobi have curated The Tribute Series; a 2 part event that honours musical legends. For this edition, they have come together to celebrate the life, music, performance and the gift that was Luther.
#RememberingLuther will feature a variety of vocalists carefully selected based on vocal prowess and stage performance, because after all...this is a tribute to the one and only LUTHER VANDROSS!!
For this evening, our line up of artists include; Noel Nderitu, Webi, Ayrosh, Dan Aceda, Isaac Kimani, Pete Odera, Ciano Maimba, Lisa Oduor-Noah, Kendi Nkonge, Manasseh Shalom and Janice Wanjiru.
The #RememberingLuther Band is made up of notable musicians such as Richard Wandati, George Nyoro, Sedar Malaki and Newman Owor.

 

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Rosslyn Riviera Mall Limuru Rd
The National Youth Orchestra of Kenya

Join the National Youth Orchestra of Kenya for an afternoon of wonderful music. Featuring works from Tchaikovsky and Gershwin.
Tickets available at the door.
Ksh 1000: Adults
Ksh 500: Senior Citizens,Children, Students (with ID)
For more information contact
KNYO Office
92 Garden Estate Road, Nairobi
Office Tel: +254 (0) 723 216197
www.artofmusic.co.ke

 

 

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Two Rivers
Koroga Festival Day 2: Alpha Blondie

Introducing the headline act for day 2 of the Koroga Festival, Ivory Coast's reggea singer and international recording artist Alpha Blondy.

 

Saturday 28th September 2019
Alliance Française
Vieux Farka Toure

 

26th & 27th September 2019
Muthaiga Country Club
Back To The Basics Prents Breathe II - Stories By Jackson Biko

 
 
Food & Drinks

FOOD & DRINK

Every Sunday
Brew Bistro
BBQ Craft Beer Night with DJ Heartical

 

Every Sunday
Picazzo Restaurant
Sunday Brunch: 11 am

 

Every Thursday
La Tasca Spanish Corner
Oyster & Bubble Night

 

Every Friday
Tin Tin Restaurant
Special Dessert Fridays

Good food, great service, exhilarating ambiance and of course, sweet sweet dessert. Buy a meal this and every Friday at Tin Tin Restaurant and get a special dessert absolutely free.

 

 

Every Friday
Mayura Restaurant
Tandoori Night All You Can Eaz Buffet: 7 pm

 

 

Every Sunday
Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel
Sunday Brunch

Enjoy al fresco lunch this weekend with your friends and family at our Rooftop Restaruant and Bar. Indulge in a hot buffet, our signature Poolside Grills or eat healthy salads. Best of all, our brunch guests get to use our heated swimming pool!

 

 

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Fairs in Kenya

FUN & FAMILY, KIDS

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Ngong Racecourse and Golf Park
KSPCA Shaggy Dog Show 2019

We intend to have a white elephant stall, a plants stall and a books stall. We kindly request you to donate whatever you have in order for us to sell at the above named stalls so as to generate some income for the KSPCA. This will help us raise the much needed funds for the animals that we provide shelter for.
All the donations can be brought to the KSPCA offices and we'll be happy to receive whatever you bring. Many thanks!

 

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Nairobi National Museum
Money At The Museum

Kadzo planets and National museums of Kenya brings you a day of fun and craft for kids aged 5 - 10 years.

 

Saturday 21st September 2019
Zen Garden
Zen Kids Business Fair 3rd Edition

Kids will learn some amazing skills during this process of setting up their own little business, while having fun at the same time. If you have a budding little entrepreneur do get in touch for more information.

 

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