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Storymoja Festival, Sept. 17-21 2014 @ Nairobi National Museum

Storymoja Fest
Dates: September 17-21, 2014
Venue: Nairobi National Museum
Tickets: Seasonal KES 1500, Daily KES 1000

Download the Storymoja-Festival-Program-Small [pdf]

For more info visit their website http://storymojafestival.com/

September 6, 2014 at 4:05 pm Leave a comment

Second Hand Book Sale including a Special Art Sale by KMS, Sept. 5-6 2014 @ National Museum – Main Courtyard

Kenya Museum Society invites you to their Second Hand Book Sale which also includes a Special Art Sale at the lowest prices!
On sale they have novels, DVD movies, assorted magazines & kids’ books from Ksh 25 to Ksh 200 while Paintings range from Ksh 1,000 to Ksh 5,000

Dates: Friday 5th & Saturday 6th September 2014
Venue: Nairobi National Museum, Main courtyard
Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Books donations during the sale are welcomed.

September 3, 2014 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Book Reading & Discussion: War Crimes in Somalia, Aug. 21 2014 @ Amnesty International Regional Office

Date: Thursday August 21 2014
Venue: Amnesty International Regional Office
Location: Kanjata Road/Muthangari Drive off Waiyaki Way – Google Map
Time: 5:30pm
Entry: Prior online Registration – Register here.

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Amnesty International, in partnership with the Rift Valley Institute’s Nairobi Forum, invite you to a book reading and discussion panel on Rasna Warah’s new book War Crimes: How warlords, politicians, foreign governments and aid agencies conspired to create a failed state in Somalia.

In War Crimes, Kenyan journalist Rasna Warah writes about the many war crimes that have taken place in Somalia in the name of peace, development, religion and reconciliation. It is an examination of the destruction of Somalia looking at the involvement of the state and the international community.

Rasna Warah will be joined on the panel by acclaimed Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah, winner of the Neustadt International Prize for literature and the Lettre Ulysses Award, and Ali Hersi, Regional Director of the Society for International Development. This discussion, an inaugural event of the Amnesty International Regional Hub Speaker Series, will be moderated by L. Muthoni Wanyeki, Regional Director of Amnesty International.

Moderator: L. Muthoni Wanyeki – Regional Director Amnesty International

Panellists: Rasna Warah – Kenyan writer and photojournalist, Nuruddin Farah – Writer, Ali Hersi – Regional Director Society for International Development

August 19, 2014 at 1:37 pm Leave a comment

Book Launch: True Citizen, Aug. 8 2014 @ Mageuzi Hall – PAWA254 Offices

Book Launch

The launch of the book True Citizen is finally here. It will also be an exciting evening with Afro-fusion music.

You are invited to take part and enjoy the space as well as have a discussion with the writer. It’s also an opportunity to enjoy an evening of Afro-jazz from the acclaimed Lele Ngoma.

If you’ve bought the book, we hope you’re having a good read. If not, you can still order.

The launch will take place this Friday, 8th of August at PAWA254 offices, Mageuzi Hall from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.

http://www.creativewriting.co.ke/essays-novels/true-citizen-synopsis-by-oduor-jagero

August 6, 2014 at 5:04 pm Leave a comment

Conversation with Kenyan Writers: Kinyanjui Kombani Author of Den of Inequalities, Jul. 24 2014 @ Goethe Institut

Den of Inequities
Date: July 24, 2014
Venue: Goethe Institut – Library
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free

Host: John Sibi-Okumu

July 19, 2014 at 2:20 pm Leave a comment

Blankets and Wine 53rd Edition feat. Yellow Light Machine, Sage & Karun, Jul. 6 2014 @ Carnivore Gardens

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Pack your picnic baskets, bring a bottle of wine, carry a shuka and join us for the 53rd edition of B&W at the CARNIVORE KENYA Gardens, Nairobi this July 6th from 1pm to 7pm.

This edition of Blankets & Wine will host a variety of fun filled, family-friendly activities as we #DiscoverLoveShare in the creative blend of music, literature, fashion and art.

Date: July 6 2014
Venue: Carnivore
Time: from 1 pm
Tickets: Kshs 1500 advance & 2000 at the door

Featured activities at this event will include;

MUSIC STAGE
Vereso
Yellow Light Machine
Karun Mungai
Sage

Kwani Trust STAGE
Kwani? Mahewa: Free downloads of audio stories from the Kwani? online store including Vain Jan’go, A Kenyan Work Place, Nyof Nyof
Kwani? Open Mic: B+W Edition: Sign up to perform and read your poetry
Literary Salon: Creative Non-Fiction: Readings and conversations with Barbara Wanjala (Kwani? 06) and Isaac Otidi Amuke (Jean-Jacques Rousseau Fellowship, 2013)
Kwani? Book Swap: Exchange your old reads for ‘new’ ones and donate books from the Kwani? Series towards the #SomaSoma initiative

ART HIVE
The Sky Over Berlin: African Designers For Tomorrow (www.fa254.com)
Made With Love

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June 27, 2014 at 11:41 am Leave a comment

Book Launch & Theatre Performance: Six and the City – 6 Short Plays on Nairobi, June 4 2014 @ Goethe Institut

Book Launch & Theatre Performance: Six and the City - 6 Short Plays on Nairobi

June 4, 2014 at 1:53 pm Leave a comment

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