Little Mermaid in Concert @ Braeside
The Junior Chamber Orchestra welcomes you to the magical undersea adventure with beautiful music from one of the greatest Disney movies, with The Little Mermaid in Concert. Immerse yourself in this iconic score, performed live by a talented ensemble of young musicians who tell stories through their music. Little Mermaid in Concert brings to life the magical story of Ariel, the curious and free-spirited mermaid who dreams of a life beyond the ocean waves. Meet Prince Eric, the charming Sebastian, the Sea King Triton, the villainous Ursula as you rediscover the endearing characters that have captured our imaginations.
Dates: August 5, from 7pm and August 6, from 3pm
Venue: Braeside Auditorium, Muthangari Drive
Entry: Sh1,200 advance and Sh1, 500 at the gate.
#BARESessions with Sage @National Museum
The soulful Chemutai Sage is back on stage with an intimate and acoustic musical session where you get to connect with the artist beyond their music – Bare Sessions. In this exclusive musical showcase with a twist Sage lays herself bare and shares her stories, inspirations and emotions through her songs for a more intimate connection, in a way that only Sage can.
Date: August 5, 2023
Venue: National Museums of Kenya, from 6pm
Entry: Get on http://kenyabuzz.com/events/event/bare-sessions-with-sage or https://gig.co.ke/events/683 for tickets
Jaboya: The Lake Song @ KNT
This is a captivating play by Millaz production that delves into the lives of three hardworking fishermen living by the lakeside. The story follows their daily experiences, their duties, personal challenges and pursuit of happiness as they not only battle the forces of nature while out on the lake but also grapple with societal norms, government and expectations. They struggle to find a place for the influence of women in their lives, navigating the delicate balance between love and duty. At the heart of the story lies the profound impact of the lake and fish ecology on the fishermen’s lives, showcasing their journey of self-discovery and redemption. Audiences are confronted with the harsh reality of the “sex for fish” economy that thrives in parts of this country. With a compelling blend of drama, humour, and poignant moments, Jaboya: The Lake Song captivates audiences with its heartfelt storytelling and thought-provoking themes.
Dates: August 5 & 6, at 3pm and 6pm
Venue: Kenya National Theatre, main auditorium
Entry: Get your tickets at http://www.tikohub.co.ke
Heartstrings @Alliance Francaise
Pinch of Salt is the latest comedy by winners of the Kenya Theatre Award’s Theatre Company of the Year, Heartstrings Entertainment. The show runs till Sunday, August 6. Dates: Saturday August 5 & 6 (3pm and 6.30pm)
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Entry: Sh1,000- call or WhatsApp 0722 745541 for more details
Africa Arts Triple Heritage Exhibition @ Art Gallery Hall, Mombasa
This contemporary art exhibition in Mombasa opened its doors on Friday July 28, showcasing a fusion of exceptional works that explore the evolution of African art and modern art trends. Bringing together over 20 professional artists, each unique piece is an expertly crafted captivating artwork.
Dates: Ongoing till August 25, from 10am
Venue: Art Gallery Hall, Africa Nomads Art Space, Kilima Rd, Nyali, Mombasa.
Carnival Girl @James Gichuru Road
The meticulous Julisa Rowe and Chemichemi Players bring you another family-friendly, heart-warming, touching yet fun performance in this one-woman musical, Carnival Girl. It is the story of a girl trying to find her identity until her father reveals it to her and takes her home, a parable about finding our belonging. Carnival Girl opens on August 4 and runs through to August 6.
Dates: August 4 (7pm), August 5 & 6 (3:30pm)
Venue: 157 James Gichuru RoadEntry: Tickets available on https://madfun.com/event/33
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