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Weekend Buzz: Kerunen at Serena

Radio and TV personalities awards launch party

Radio and Television Academy Uganda are this year honouring contribution of various people towards the development of radio and television in Uganda.

To kick-start activities leading to the awards, there is a launch party tonight at Garden City Rooftop, where the organizers will unveil the categories for the awards and introduce the panel of judges.
Time: 7pm
Contact: 0701194494/0782946797

Kerunen at Serena

West Nile Afro-pop diva Suzan Kerunen outs her third album “Acher Achera” with a concert to fundraise for a new rotary cancer ward at St Francis Nsambya hospital.
Venue: Kampala Serena hotel.
Time: 7pm.
Tickets: Shs 100,000 and Shs 250,000 for VIP.

Magic Hornz

Sheraton Friday live music presents Magic Hornz that will entertain you with their sounds to colour the music with the magic of the horns. The Hornz’ song writing and performances combine jazz, traditional African beats, folk, reggae and salsa, among others, with an original mix of traditional and modern sounds from around the globe and, of course, a huge lineup of the horn.
Venue: Paradise Terrace
Time: 8:30pm

Children’s party

Uganda Museum hosts the Children Resource Centre every Saturday. Bring your children between the age of 5 to 14 to have lots of fun and entertainment. Activities include: book reading, art and craft, weaving, painting, storytelling, creative writing, modelling, drawing and many more.
Time: From 08:00 to 13:00

Fashion Extravaganza

Bambi Fashion presents East African fashion extravaganza featuring Tanzania’s internationally acclaimed designer, Mustafa Hassanali (founder of Swahili Fashion Week, Tanzania) and other top fashion designers plus musical performances, at Emin Pasha Hotel this Saturday.
Time: 8pm
Fee: Shs 30,000
Contact: 0757581695

Tourism Forum

The Tourism Forum makes its debut this Saturday and will be held monthly on every last Saturday of the month. It aims at engaging stakeholders in an open discussion on matters of Uganda’s tourism industry. The forum expects attendance from professionals, policymakers, the business community, students, tour operators, tourist guides, conservationists and tourism marketers.
Time: 3-6pm.
Fee: Free.

Kampala City Yange

This Saturday, get involved in a city wide community clean up led by your leaders. Find out more from https://www.facebook.com/CityYange  Or follow the timeline to find all the assembly points for the next #CityYange @KCCA_UG.
Time: 7am - 1pm

Saxy Saturdays

Every Saturday, Royal Impala hotel in Munyonyo plays the best in jazz and modern African beats.
You get to sleep in the most comfortable beds in town to the sounds of Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra & Michael Buble and tickle your taste buds with char grilled tilapia.
Time: 3:00pm

Lillian and Sundowners

Former Blu 3 member Lilian Mbabazi will enthral revellers at Cayenne restaurant and Lounge with her acclaimed back-up outfit The Sundowners in an all-night-long midnight-to-dawn party.
Time: 7pm
Fee: Free
Date: Wednesday, May 30.
Contact: +256 (0)792 200555, (0)776 105555

Alliance Francaise

This Saturday, Alliance Française, on Plot 6 Mackinnon Rd, Nakasero presents Coffee and Books where bibliophiles get a chance to exchange and buy books over a cup of coffee. The event also includes storytelling for the young ones. Come buy and exchange French and English language books.
Time: 11am-1pm.
Contact: +256-414-344490 or info@afkampala.org, info@afkampala.org.

Geoffrey Lutaaya’s launch

This Friday, singer Geoffrey Lutaaya will be launching his latest album Choice Yange at Hotel Equatoria parking. There will be performances by his wife Irene Namatovu, Eagles Production, Bebe Cool, Bobi Wine and Eddie Kenzo among others.
Time: 7pm
Fee: Shs 20,000 and Shs 50,000 for VIP.

Night clubs

Club Amnesia

Monday is Amnesia madness. Music by DJ Mark Pro, DJ Herbert and DJ Nimrod. Beers at Shs 3,000 all night long and entrance free all night long. Tuesday is live band with Barbed Wire Thong band from 9pm till midnight. Entrance; free all night. Tusker Malt Lager at Shs 3,500. Wednesday is Spicy Divas with DJ Babylove, DJ Herbert and DJ Nimrod.

Entrance: Ladies free, guys Shs 10,000 to 1st class and Shs 30,000 for all to the Sapphire Lounge.
Thursday is Campus Dance Fest with DJ Switch and DJ Cizza and Tusker Lager at Shs 2,500 all night long. Free entrance with a valid campus I.D
Friday is Bankers’ Night. Time to find out which Bank is going down. Wanna open a bank account? Come mix and mingle with the top notch bankers in the country because you could learn a thing or two about spending. Live video mixing with DJ Apeman, DJ Herbert and DJ Nimrod.

Fee: Shs 10, 000 and Shs 30,000 to the Sapphire lounge
Saturday is Sports Party. Entrance is free for everyone in Sports attire and Shs 30, 000 for all to the Sapphire Lounge. Free bites courtesy of Fresh Cuts, featuring the Falcons.
Sunday is Caribbean Night with a bang come get your groove on every Sunday with the hottest High Definition videos being played live.

Ange Mystique

Every last Friday of the month is Hits Night with top of the chart hits from the 90’s to date with video mixing from guest DJs.
Saturday: Saturday Variety Night, where you get to mark your weekend in style, dancing away to a variety of music with video mixing of the latest: R&B, hip-hop, Reggae, Caribbean & the best of Ugandan hits.
Gates open at 8pm till dawn.
Fee: Shs15,000
Sunday: It is the Carnival night with variety music video mixing of the latest R&B, hip hop, Reggae, Caribbean and local hits.

Guvnor

Every last Friday of the month is Guvnor Candy sponsored by Redds and dedicated to all our discerning, classy and sophisticated ladies. Ladies do some networking and have fun all night. Let’s not forget the crisp apple taste that they enjoy from free Redds beer.

Zone 7

This Friday, Zone 7 in Mbuya presents Nine2Eleven featuring The Mith, Klear Kut, Ekky, Ruyongo, Raba Daba, Enygma, Lyrikal Proof.
Time: 8pm - 11:30pm
Fee: Shs10, 000

Theatres

Theatre: Theatre La Bonita
Friday & Saturday: The Ebonies present their latest romantic night Love Itch at 7pm.
Sunday: The Ebonies present Wheelchair: Akaboozi at 7pm.

National Theatre

Sunday: Live Classics: Baroque and Irish concert. There will be performances by a woodwind trio of Charles Dickens (flute), Patrick Businge (clarinet) and Tony Luggya (bassoon). There will also be a flute trio of Job Tezigatwa (flute), Charles Dickens (flute), and Duncan Katimbo (cello) and an Irish group- The Pierce: Don Pierce, Gabriella Pierce (pennywistle), Victoria Pierce (guitar), and Kaitlin Pierce (violin) and a string quartet: Lovinia Schuchter (1st violin), Nichol Kiberu (2nd violin), Dawn Clapton (viola), Duncan Katimbo (cello) and Samson Luggya (piano)
Time: 5pm - 6:30pm
Fee: Shs 5,000

Tuesday is Cultural Night by Percussion Discussion Africa with great percussion, African jazz and vibrant dance.
Time: 7pm - 10:30pm

Wednesday is Latin Flavour Night presented by Latin Flavour Uganda with dancers performing all the Latin dance styles: the New York salsa, Cuban salsa, cha cha, merengue, samba, bachata, jive and rhumba. The audience can also take part in this event and try to learn the steps after the show, by the performers on stage.
Time: 7pm - 10pm
The same Wednesday has Mo Fire Bonfire, a celebration of poetry, music narratives, live painting, storytelling, satire, hip hop, acrobatics, riddles, dance, b-boying, proverbs and much more. It’s a night of celebrating arts every Wednesday.
Time: 8pm - 10pm
Fee: Shs 5,000.

Royal Theatre
Akasasambula bbwa 2016

Friday:
Embalasaasa, a comedy and music show.
Saturday–Sunday: Diamonds Ensemble presents Akasasambula Bbwa  2016 play about the Ugandan politics and the way forward.
Fee: Shs 15,000 students Shs 5,000 (Gawandagala)

Bat Valley Theatre

Dube ne Kachapizo ku nnyonyi
Bakayimbira Dramactors presents Dube ne Kachapizo ku Nnyonyi. Don’t miss Leilah Kalanzi, Andrew Benon Kibuuka and Charles James Ssenkubuge.
When: Saturday and Sunday
Fee: Shs 20,000 and Shs 10,000 students.

The source of the Nile Marathon 2012

This Sunday, Hared Petroleum Ltd and the Uganda Athletics Federation will be hosting what is now hailed as one of Jinja town’s premier sporting event, the Source of the Nile marathon. Over 6,000 competitors from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are expected to take part in this event.

This year’s marathon, organized with the goal of making strategic contribution towards reducing infant and maternal mortality, will involve a 21km run at 7am followed by the 10km run starting at 7.25am, throughout Jinja town streets.
Registration fee to take part in the race is Shs 15,000 for individuals and Shs 600,000 for corporate teams consisting of 10 people. Participants are urged to register at any Hared petrol stations in Uganda or at any of the following points in Kampala:

• Uganda Athletics Federation office (Metropole House; Entebbe Road)
• Javas Café (Nakumatt Oasis Mall/Bombo road
• Shoprite (Lugogo Mall & Queen’s Way)
• First Pharmacy (Wandegeya)
• Health First Gym - Jinja
• All Space Café restaurants
For more information contact +256 (0)434 123325 or +256 (0)717 234013

Movies

 

Garden City

Courageous
When tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.

Dark Shadows

An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

Oasis Mall


Puncture

A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own demons.

The Avengers

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the earth from Loki and his army.

Call Cineplex on 0312 261415 for show times.

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