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2manysiblings’ Nairobi Thrift Social Returns With Special Guest, Accra’s DJ Steloolive

Kenyan style & art duo 2manysiblings are bringing Accra's DJ Steloolive to Nairobi for a special wax print edition of Thrift Social.

Our friends 2manysiblings are back next Sunday with the eighth installation of Thrift Social, a special wax print edition featuring a very special guest flying in from Accra, DJ Steloolive, to bring in some afro electronic sounds. Also spinning are Cosmic Homies rapper / singer / DJ / producer TAIO and Mix Master Lenny.


Kenyan brother and sister duo Papa Petit and Velma Rossa launched the Thrift Social event series last year as a platform for creativity and the exploration of art, music and fashion while providing inspiration for innovators in the Nairobi creative industry.

Thrift Social 8 goes down the 2nd of October, 12pm to 7pm, at Privée Westlands (1st Floor, Fortis Tower) in Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi. Tickets can be purchased in advance here at KES 800 or KES 1000 at the gate. Keep up with @2manysiblings and @thriftsocialnairobi on Instagram.

Read: 24 Hours in New York City with Nairobi’s Style & Art Stars, 2manysiblings

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South African Queer Activists Occupy Cape Town Mansion

A South African queer activist group has taken over a Cape Town mansion to protest lack of adequate housing and land rights in South Africa.

A queer activists group, under the name Coloured Mentality, has taken over a Cape Town mansion in a wealthy area of Camps Bay. The group consists of seven coloured, queer artists. According to EWN Coloured Mentality's actions are a form of protest to highlight the wealth inequality in South Africa, mostly inadequate housing and lack of land rights for Blacks.

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