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Let’s Talk About Fashion in Tanzania!

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Cine Club–Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Update: Cine Club is no longer operational. READ ALSO: 7 Tips for Relaxed Hair READ ALSO: Emirates Flights: The 100thA380 Super Sale Is On!  READ ALSO: Uber, the Holiday Season, and Dynamic Pricing Cine Club Off Old Bagamoyo Road Mikocheni (Warioba), Dar es Salaam Tel: +255-(0)754-374436/+255-(0)715-374436 In November 2007, when I first visited Dar es Salaam with an eye towards moving here, I remember often hearing mention of a place called Cine Club. At times, this would be while people were giving directions (where they would use Cine Club as a marker); at other times, it would be in relation to concerts … Continue reading Cine Club–Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tamasha Hurlingham, Nairobi: Sunday Jazz Night

Tamasha  (Hurlingham) Argwings Kodhek/Jabavu Close Hurlingham, Nairobi Tel: +254-(0)20-2711772 Is it possible that what I am going to write about today will be new to anyone? I am sure I will be amazed, which is why I am going to go ahead and write about it anyway. After all, a couple of weeks ago, I got an SMS from a sworn Tamashan telling me that he was enjoying Sunday Jazz for the first time. Who knows? Let’s see whose life I am going to change for the better! 🙂 I cannot believe that this is my first time to post about Tamasha Hurlingham … Continue reading Tamasha Hurlingham, Nairobi: Sunday Jazz Night

Pavement Club Nairobi: Thursday Night Salsa

What interesting things to do in Nairobi take place on a Thursday night? Frankly, there’s a lot to do as the city seems to wake up for the weekend that early. If you are in the mood for something fun and different, then consider going to Pavement in Westlands where a salsa night takes place every Thursday. It’s one of the funnest things to do in Nairobi that night! Located near Westlands roundabout, Pavement is a restaurant and nightclub popular with expatriates and cosmopolitan Kenyans. That’s one of the greatest things about the salsa night at Pavement. On top of a … Continue reading Pavement Club Nairobi: Thursday Night Salsa

What I Found at the Makutano Arts & Crafts Fair

Update (Jul 22, 2009): The next Makutano Junction 2009 will be held on Fri. Nov. 27 and Sat. Nov. 28 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.) at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam. For further information – both for participants and attendees – please contact: Rachel Kessi Tel: +255-784-782770 Email: [email protected] The entrance fee will be 3,000 TSh for those over 18, while minors enter free! I finally made it to the Makutano Arts & Crafts Fair last Sunday, late in the afternoon. For a fee of 3000 TSh, I had a great afternoon discovering Tanzanian arts and crafts. I … Continue reading What I Found at the Makutano Arts & Crafts Fair