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Tuesday 28th May 2019
Kenya National Theatre
International Tap Dance Day: Nairobi Workshops

Celebrate International Tap Dance Day with workshops with Tap Dance artist Stefanie Weber of They Dance For Rain (USA) with assistance from the up & coming Nairobi-based Tap dance artists.
Morning session 9-12p
Afternoon Session 2-5p
LUNCHTIME TAP DANCE VIDEOS 12-2p, during break, bring your own lunch.
Bring your Tap shoes to wear and share.


29th & 30th May 2019
Sportsview Hotel Kasarani
African Creative Economic Conference 2019

The Main purpose of the African Creative Economic conference 2019 is: “To step up sustainable development through Eco Agro enterprises” for economic affluence— By Inspiring, Awarding, Empowering, Educating, Encouraging and Celebrating women and youth making a difference in Agribusiness community.


Thursday 30th May 2019
Persia Lounge
Madaraka Day Special Quiz with Ramsey Siele


Saturday 1st June 2019
Under The Radar
The Silver Lining Under the Radar

The Silver Lining will give you an experience of a life time.New connections plus fun and games. #Eat.Drink.Laugh&Play with fabulous company!
*Tickets are inclusicve of drinsk and snacks from the SL menu.


Saturday 8th June 2019
Muthaiga Country Club
Bollywood Ball


Saturday 8th June 2019
Nairobi National Museum
Nairobi International Cultural Festival



Friday 31st May 2019
KICC Nairobi
Kehosa Investment Summit 2019


Saturday 1st June 2019
Karen Country Club
2nd Karen Open Rapid Fire Chess Tournament 2019

Strengthen your brain muscles! Sharpen your strategies, tactics, and endgames. This is a battle of the Kings and Queens. Dont miss the 2nd Karen Open Rapid Fire Chess Championship June 2019


Wednesday 5th June 2019
Kenya National Theatre
Book Launch: Oops Zippy By Dr. Zippy

From the Diary of a Divorced Woman. . By Dr. Zippora Agatha Okoth. Activities: A Performance of excerpts of the book, Forum Discussion


Friday 7th June 2019
Karen Country Club

The 26th Charity Golf Day

The 26th Karen Charity Golf Day at Karen Country Club.
The Charity golf event was started in 1994 where Kshs. 80,000/- was raised. Last year we raised Kshs. 4,021,000/- and hope to raise more this year. Help us make a difference in someone's life.


Saturday 8th June 2019
Zen Garden
China Town Street Market


16th, 23rd & 30th May 2019
Village Market
Dodgeball Tournament

Will you be the ultimate dodgeball champion? Sign up for our dodgeball tournament by calling 0790 980 494. Registration is Ksh 1,500 per player. The tournament is open to campus students, staff and alumni!


Friday 31st May 2019
Edulink International College
Where Are My Customers (Free Workshop)

So you have started a business…but wait! You’re not getting enough customers. What should you do next? If this is you, come join the Sinapis Entrepreneur Academy and Zupa Investment at our free customer development workshop where you will learn how to identify and attract the right customers for your business. Limited spaces available.


Sunday 2nd June 2019
The Alchemist Bar
The Nairobi Flea Market

Craft Market with vendors selling everything ranging from clothes, plants, kombucha juice, fruits and vegetables homemade sauces etc. Live jam sessions with Nairobi's best DJs and a live band to get you dancing the night away. Delicious brunch all day from Mama Rocks Gourmet Burgers, Street Bistro Kenya, Brioche - Cafe Bistro - Kenya, Burrito Bar Kiddie Corner where we have activities such as book swap, crafts, and painting. 9 Happy Hours on beer, wine, cocktails and more.


Sunday 2nd June 2019
Two Rivers
Nairobi Motor Cycle Bazaar

The 5th Edition of Nairobi motorcycle Bazaar is here! SUNDAY the 2ND of JUNE from 12 pm. The Nairobi motorcycle Bazaar is Kenya's premiere motorcycle market where you can come and feast your eyes on some of Nairobi's hottest bikes, and get some of the best motorcycles and motorcycle accessories for sale. We also have lots biker related activities at our event .If you are looking for a bike, looking to upgrade, or simply appreciate all things two wheels, this is is also the place for you. For more info, kindly contact 0705140760 or email


Saturday 22nd June 2019
German School
Organic Market

Market is open to public. Vendors are selling organic fruits and vegetables, other food and non food. Kids animation available. Enjoy !


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1st June to 3rd July 2019
Banana Hill Art Gallery
Beyond Borders

Ademola Adeshina hails from Osun State in western Nigeria. He studied general art in The Polythecnic, Ibadan, (1989 - 1991) and was later trained as a textile designer at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos (1993 - 1995).
He is a self thought painter. He became a full time studio artist in 1999. Beholding his diverse styles of painting, one could deduce that Adeshina's mind is full of unending ideas, and his unquenchable desire to explore these ideas makes him delve into painting in different styles.
He has been experimenting on how to strike a balance between abstraction and other forms of art, which over the years has produced the harvest of a particular style of painting that is now identified as being unique to him.
He adopted pointillism, simplification and dematerializaion of human forms, suffused with decorative patterns and symbols drawn across the global space.
His work brims and bristles with reach and vibrant pastel-like palette with a unique allure that arrests the attention and invokes introspection.
He has several group exhibitions to his credit and his works are widely collected by private individuals and public organizations both home and abroad.


17th to 31st May 2019
National Museum
‘Looking Within’ Mtree Art Exhibition

Mtree will hold it’s first art exhibition in Kenya with artworks created by children in rural communities, in partnership with Nairobi National Museum, on May 18th, 2019.
This exhibition is also a special opportunity to share artful stories during UNESCO International Children’s Art Week of how the power of arts and design can lead to positive changes.
Regular Museum Hours: 8:30AM – 5:30PM
Normal rates apply
“We hope to see many of you near and far at our first meaningful beginning in Kenya!” Mtree


12th to 26th May 2019
Polka Dot Art Gallery
Thinking Line by Adam Masava & Mike Kyalo



30th May to 24th July 2019
25ren Village
Outer World Women

Outer world women is an exhibition featuring 12 of the most afro-futuristic female artists, illustrators and designers to have touched a physical or digital canvas in east africa.
The theme asked them to imagine "what if Afrikans reconnected with outer world beings?"
Curated and produced by Nairobi Design week and in collaboration with Africa Nouveau Festival we have this amazing exhibition with over 12 artists including the following:
#naddayadhiambo | #cynthiathuku
#taralight | #nyamburakariuki
#chebetkimetto | #kellykinua
#preciousnorotso | #nancycherwon
#adelaidejachi | #jacquenjeri
#leonaekina | #mukamiking"oriah
The exhibition will be for three months at the karen village vs arts room.


7th to 26th May 2019
Alliance Française
Poster Exhibition: Memorabilia Of Films Shot In Kenya

An exhibition of original film posters, window and lobby cards with descriptions of feature films and theatrical documentaries shot in Kenya between 1931 and 1975.
Movie stars including Clarke Gable, Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra, Gregory Peck, Grace Kelly and Sean Connery have all been on location in Kenya for big budget Hollywood films.



Saturday 1st June 2019
Mukuru Art Club, Mchumbi Road
Exhibition No.2 - 2019

Join us and support young up-and-coming artists in this 2nd exhibition of Mukuru Art Club in 2019. All donations and 50% of the proceeds from the sale of art will go towards building a workshop on the roof top of the building so more aspiring artists can come, learn and work together.
Come and enjoy the art works, food & drink, music and the view over South B with us!


30th May to 17th June 2019
Village Market – Exhibition Hall
Exhibition: Then and Now by Clavers Odhiambo, Richard Kuria, Alan Githuka & Wanyu Brush

There was a time the world sort African art for among its other qualities, seemingly unspoilt naivety. Ngecha it could be argued, is the birthplace of contemporary art in the country. Throw a stone in Ngecha, and it will most likely hit an artist! Wanyu Brush is one of the fathers of Ngecha, art wise. This exhibition celebrates him with one of his earliest and notably celebrated and collected protégés, Alan Githuka. Githuka’s crowds of heads, Market scenes and his calming landscape, colourful decongested happy slum-scapes, are a part of any worthy contemporary visual Kenyan art collection.
Mirroring this seasoned maestros are the unhinged young, cool, lit 2 contemporaries; Clavers Odhiambo and Richard Kuria. Through their art, we can note how contemporary art in Kenya has spun, literally on its head, and for the better, no doubt. The young Odhiambo is a master of detail. Kuria is literary unconstrained by medium; using broken and laser cut LP Vinyl records to create masterpieces of juxtaposition. Their subjects are widely multi-faceted. ‘Pop’ cannot fully describe their work.
These two very different schools of thought and creation in the Kenyan art trend, is just a snippet of how the landscape was, is and is continually morphing and forming. Growing.

Experience an icon, Wanyu Brush. Dive into the diverse worlds of Alan Githuka. Enjoy the young.
Then & Now, 2019. By the Little Gallery. At the Village Market. Nairobi.


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



Friday 31st May 2019
Nairobi Art Centre
Social Paint Night

Nairobi Art Centre presents Paint with a Master
Patrick Mukabi's edition.
May 31st from 6 to 8p.m.
Ticket - 3000 kes inclusive of materials.
Bring a friend. Bring your own drink. Have fun.

Patrick Mukabi is a talented artist, Founder, Director, artist in resident at the Dust Depo artist studio's. His paintings are found in the main international airport in Kenya, JKIA; the ultimate coffee house in Nairobi, Java House; and private collections locally and internationally.


28th May to 30th June 2019
Westwood Hotel – Westlands
Exhibition: Entranced by Clavers Odhiambo & Richard Kuria


25th May to 23rd June 2019
One Off Contemporary Art Gallery
‘En – light’ An Exhibition of Works on Canvas by Fitsum Berhe



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Wednesday 29th May 2019
Geco Café
Y.U.B.U. in Concert


Friday 31st May 2019
Kesh Kesh Cafe
Friday Night Live Madaraka Day Edition with Wachiz Muthoni | George Waweru | Maketh Edu

Madaraka Day Edition Friday Night Live coming up on the 31 May, don't forget to grab your tickets!
Maketh Edduu, George Waweru Kinaga and Wachiz Will be performing! You have no excuse to miss out on this!
Tickets going for 500/- only!


Friday 7th June 2019
Prestige Plaza
Shorts, Shorts, Shots: June Edition

Friday 7th June 2019
The Elephant
Because You Said So: June 2019



Wednesday 29th May 2019
Alliance Française Gardens
Christine Kamau


Friday 31st May 2019
KICC Nairobi
Sauti Sol Choma Na Ngoma


Saturday 1st June 2019
National Theatre
Monologue Series: Who Is Your Daddy?


Saturday 8th June 2019
Poetry Slam Africa 2nd Preliminary

Join us for the 2nd Preliminary of the Poetry Slam Africa on 8th June, from 2PM.


Friday 7th June 2019
Nairobi Jam with Serro and Lafrique

Join us for another session of the #NairobiJam concert series with Serro and Lafrique as we party it out with the best of Kenyan music. This round of the pre-concert workshop will be facilitated by Saint P.


7th to 9th June 2019
Nairobi Cinema
Don't Panic

Heartstrings entertainment presents an extremely hilarious comedy play.


8th & 9th June 2019
Braeburn Garden Estate Theatre
Celtic Dream Dance

Sat, June 8th 2019 06:00 pm
Sun, June 9th 2019 03:00 pm
0770 374 040 / 0791 478 090

Saturday 6th July 2019
The Blues Bar & Restaurant
Saturday Night Comedy Doug Mutai Special



Friday 31st May 2019
Live At The Elephant
Eric Wainaina & Sage

You really can't miss out on this amazing live event! This is your opportunity to experience an event like no other in Nairobi.
No need to get your ticket at the last minute when you can get it right now. Click here to get your tickets :
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Friday 14th June 2019
Michael Joseph Centre
Murasta EP Launch

Nairobi Folk and Fusion artist Ayrosh together with Waithaka Entertainment present the official launch of Ayrosh’s EP – Murasta.
This long awaited project is the first wave in a showcase of future folk. Join the folk fusion movement, attend the launch.


Saturday 22nd June 2019
Crooked Q's Roofto

Zainab Sule Live

Join Nigeria's Queen of Soft Rock, Zainab Sule and some fine Kenyan rock acts in an unstoppable night of beautiful rock music.

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Saturday 8th June
Karen Country Club
Brunch & Bubbles - A Special Mothers' Day Edition


Every Thursday
La Tasca Spanish Corner
Oyster & Bubble Night





Friday 7th June
Kenya National Theatre
Paint & Sip

Bring your friend or significant other for an exciting night of paint and sip.At the Paint & Sip event you can enjoy a unique experience in a fun, creative environment. Loosen up and express your creativity, learn something new, as you create your very own masterpiece.
It's OK if you've never painted before. There's no experience necessary. FUN is our only requirement.


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!



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.




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