The summer fling season is with us and the July cold is slowly fading away—August warmth and heat is with us. When it comes to this month’s highlights, here are our picks!
August in 5
Summer, #TetuShaniRemixChallenge, The Boombox, Laugh Festival and Nai Ni Who Festival.
1V1garments on Instagram are some of the core street style cred we stumbled upon a couple of days back and just fell in love with!
KFC bucket challenge is the bomb! 1 bucket, 21 pieces of chicken, 5 friends and 5 minutes. Try beat that!
World Bank Art Program Exhibition: One In Three – What Does It take for You to Be Outraged?
Opening: July 28, 2016
Venue: Ecology Gallery, National Museum
Time: 5 pm
One In Three: What Does It Take for You to Be Outraged? From the World Bank Art Program
The One In Three exhibition is a global exhibition that includes artworks from artists from every region of the world. The title of the exhibition derives from statistics that a third of women in the world will experience gender-based violence (GBV) in their lifetimes.
Act of The Month
DJ Double O will be dropping the big tunes at this month’s Verse5Ve’s #Turnt5Ve party at Memorial Park on 14th August. Oliver Kilaha wanted to become a matatu driver when he grew up so he could listen to deejay mixes all day. Well, he did achieve something close to his dream when he studied Aeronautical Engineering. But his heart yearned for something else, according to Groove Awards.
What is the city sound?
From tropical, classical, cinematic, raunchy to uplifting remixes the #TetuShaniRemixChallenge run on Nairobi Underground has so far got 12 incredible entries showing Kenya’s diverse production mastery creating the most remixed Kenyan song on Soundcloud.
Everyone is watching…
That Online Guy! Willis Raburu brings the Trevor Noah satire to a whole next local experience!
New Swanky Joint
Situated on the ground floor, the 164 seater Utamu Casual Dining Restaurant offers a wide selection of continental cuisine. With 2 outside terraces with seating and patio heaters, the restaurant serves freshly prepared food on a la carte. Lunch is offered by prior reservation. Tune Hotels’s Grab & Go snack bar stood out for us too.
Comedian of the Month
Daliso Chaponda! He made us laugh hard during the Laugh Festival experience a few days ago. He is a Malawian top comedian who honed his craft in comedy clubs across the country.
Instagrammer of The Month
Kevin servHis will be dropping his new mixtape this month and it promises to be a refreshing touch to the local Hip hop industry.
Top of the Playlist
Nobody gets Nairobi Trapped like DJ EchoE. #TrappedinNairobi
Book of the Month
Scratch that! We feature the latest poetry album release from poet Gufy Dox dubbed #Misimu.
Matatu of the Month
Name: Smoke City
Sacco: 58 Buru Sacco
Five to Follow
This month we feature the Events Photographers!
Photo of the Month
Nyangesh Photography captures the best events moments ever!