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[Postponed] Play: They Say I Am, Nov. 14 2014 @ Pawa 254 Hub

Kike Tele Poster
Kike Tele, is an initiative that seeks to tell stories from and about women, they say I am will be re-staged, due to public demand, at PAWA 254 this Friday 14th 6-9 pm.

Tickets: KES 800 at the Gate

The play is an exploration of various stereotypes of women.

November 12, 2014 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

Play: They Say I Am by Kike Tele, Oct. 10 2014 @ Michael Joseph Center

They Say I Am Poster Final Revised
They Say I Am is an exploration of various stereotypes of women.

Date: Friday, October 10 2014
Venue: at the Michael Joseph Center
Time: 6-9 pm
Tickets: KES 800 at the Gate, Advance KES 600 Single and KES 1,000 for couples – 0715664104

About Kike Tele: They Say/I Am
They Say/I Am is a play intertwined with monologues of poetry exploring the stereotypes of women with the intention of shattering them, revealing stereotypes as the fallacies they are. Conceived and directed by Mwende Ngao and written by Anne Moraa, the play toys with the perception of various women and hopes to encourage the audience to rethink how they view the women in their own lives.

The Cast and Crew
Mwende Ngao
Mwende Ngao is a filmmaker, blogger and poet. She is also the founder of Kike Tele. She believes in the power of art to spark conversations and create change.

Rein
Rein is a student and a videographer. She is also a poet and is the 45th slam poetry queen.

Brenda Wambui
Brenda Wambui is a writer and entrepreneur interested in women empowerment, digital media and entrepreneurship. She is the co-founder of the award winning journal Brainstorm.

Amara Poeta
Julie Amara Poeta is a Daughter, friend, sister and Poet who works for an international Handset Manufacturer. A part of HisiaZangu Poetry family, her mantra is not to waste the God-given sunshine.

Namatsi Lukoye
Namatsi Lukoye is a spoken word poet, published writer and founder of Hisia Zangu society and The Kenyan Street Poetry. She is also a Public Relations Officer for Cerebral Palsy Kenya.

Marley Nyokabi
Marley is a poet, writer and an artist with keen interest in film and social consciousness.

Anne Moraa
A writer/editor and a graduate of the Creative Writing (Msc) at the University of Edinburgh, Anne Moraa has had her writing (fiction, non-fiction and poetry) published in And Other Stories, Brainstorm, Badilisha Poetry and others.
A founding member and editor at Jalada.org, she is as ever fascinated by women.

Website: http://www.kiketele.com/

October 2, 2014 at 4:49 pm 1 comment

International Women’s Day Celebrations: Sauti za Mabinti, Mar. 8 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Sauti za Mabinti
Date: March 8, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6pm
Free Entrance

SAUTI ZA MABINTI
Young women artists come together in a two-part production bringing to stage a diversity of artistic skills in performance poetry, spoken word, femcee, hip hop, rap, neo-soul and afro-fusion.

Kike Tele, an initiative that collects and tells stories about women, presents ‘The Edge of Womanhood’. The show is a performance piece scripted poetically that explores different stereotypes of women revealing the fallacy of stereotypes.

Performers include: Mwende Ngao, Rein, Raya, Amare Poete, Namatsi Lukoye.

Sauti za Mabinti is a platform to empower and promote young female artists.

‘The Phenomenal Women’ will be emceed by Anitah Raey, poet and presenter with Ghetto radio on the NiajeNiaje.

Performers will include: Her-She, Latisha aka Laty, Shikow Femi One, Samantha M-ill, Vivian Kenya, Basilica Wairimu ‘Taamic’, Lilian Ayanga aka Pluto and Judy Ogake aka Sugar.

March 3, 2014 at 3:19 pm 2 comments

Wamathai Spoken Word, Oct. 12 2013 @ Louis Leakey Auditorium – National Museum

Wamathai
Wamathai Spoken Word is back on the 12th October after a short hiatus. The venue has shifted to the more spacious Louis Leakey Auditorium at the National Museum.

The event will be hosted by Sadia Ahmed. It will feature performances by Elani, Adelle Onyango, El Poet, Eudiah Kamonjo, Mwende Ngao and Raya Wambui. There will also be an art exhibition by Nduta Kariuki and Ian Weswa.

Tickets: Kshs. 400 in advance & Kshs. 500 at the gate.
[Buy advance tickets by sending cash via MPESA to 0704 090471 [a confirmation message will be sent to you with a ticket number once payment is received]

Time: 3–7 pm
Contact info: hello@wamathai.com , 0704 090471

Ample and Secure Parking Available.

October 4, 2013 at 9:53 am Leave a comment

Spoken Word: Wamathai July, July 14 2012 @ Michael Joseph Centre


Wamathai Spoken Word July, a poetry, music and photography showcase, is on July 14th at the Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom Headquarters, Waiyaki Way.

The event will be hosted by Sam Buggz and Stella Nasambu.

There will be Poetry Performances by: El Poet, Jemedari, Mwende Ngao, Kenyan Poet, Raya Wambui, Kevin Man Njoro, Michael Kwambo, Samo Bryton, Kavosa, Hosea Munyoro.

Music by: Demspey and the Boys, Ndila & Liron

Photography exhibition by: Koa

Other Details
Time: 4pm – 8pm
Charges: Kshs. 300 in advance & Kshs. 400 at the gate

Buy advance tickets by sending cash via MPESA to 0704 090471 [a confirmation message will be sent to you with a ticket number once payment is received] or at the Michael Joseph Centre Reception.

Contact info: Email: hello@wamathai.com Call: 0704 090 471

July 5, 2012 at 3:54 pm Leave a comment


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