Events Corner: One Nation for Janet at Nairobi’s Carnivore Grounds
It’s yet another weekend and a lot of gigs are lined up. Citizen Digital has compiled the following events listing for you:
One Nation for Janet
Friends, the media fraternity, artists and the family of celebrated media personality Janet Kanini-Ikua will on Sunday join hands in a concert dubbed One Nation for Janet, at Carnivore Grounds, Nairobi. The function will be aimed at raising funds which will aid in treatment of the TV presenter who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.
The event will be hosted by top comedian Churchill. There will also be live performances by a wide array of artistes, among them: Sauti Sol, Nameless, Willy Paul, Size 8, Rufftone, Yunasi, Elani, Octopizzo, Wahu, King Kaka, Kelele Takatifu, Alice Kamande, H_art the Band, Ringtone, Makadem, Daddy Owen, DK Kwenye Beat, Kaligraph, Adawnage, Visita, Anto Neosoul, Pitson and many more.
Most of the proceeds will go towards Janet’s treatment in India and some will be set aside for the Kenyatta National Hospital’s Children Cancer Ward. Mrs Ikua needs more than Ksh10 million for treatment.
Charges are Ksh1, 000 for adults and Ksh500 for children.
Kenya Kona Comedy Pool Party Comedy
Bliss Resort and Crystal Lounge in Mombasa will on Saturday night host Kenya Kona Comedy in an event dubbed the Kenya Kona Pool Party Comedy.
The event features performances by comedians: Zuleka, Kokoro, Akuku Danger, Okal, Lucky Balaa and DJs Bello and Hassan.
Charges are Ksh800.
Art and Dignity
Michael Joseph Centre in Westlands, Nairobi will be the place to be this Saturday from 9am for the Art and Dignity workshop.
The forum will encourage talented African youth as well as other African artists express the dignity of a human person in a joyful way in the modern world.
Entry is free.
“It Wasn’t Me” at Alliance Francaise
Heartstrings Entertainment, from Friday night through to Sunday, will showcase the hilarious comedy – It Wasn’t Me. The rib cracking comedy, christened “The wages of gin is death”, has been directed by Sammy Mwangi.
Charges are Ksh600.
The Palladium Salsa Dance Party
You can bust your salsa moves on Saturday from 6pm at the Caramel Restaurant and Lounge in Nairobi, Westlands.
You will also get a chance to dine and dance with the hottest Salsa Dancers in the country. Rock your 1950s inspired outfit and throw in a touch of African flair as that’s the dress code for the evening.
Dance sessions are slated as follows: Beginners Salsa Class: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm, Intermediate session: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm and Open dance floor: from 8:00 pm onwards.
Advance registration for the class is Ksh 1000 paid in advance by the 6th of November or pay Ksh 1500 at the door.
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