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Lost in Translation? Panel Discussion, Performances & Open Stage, Nov. 13 2013 @ Goethe Institut

Spoken Worlds
Date: Wednesday 13th November
Venue: Goethe-Institut Auditorium
Time: 6.00 pm
Admission: free

Does translation open up new frontiers for art or does it lead to the loss of context and the purity of the work? Join 16 poets, spoken word and rappers from the SPOKEN WOR:L:DS project (that draws artists from Nairobi and Berlin) as they discover and debate the joys and challenges of translation and the translatability of lyrics. They shall also share their experiences of the project as well as subsequent performances. Rappers, Poets, Spoken Word artists are very welcome to present their work during the open stage segment. (Please register through spokenworlds@literaturwerkstatt.org or at Goethe Institut by Wednesday, November 13th between 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.) Karibuni nyote!

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SPOKEN WOR:L:DS – lyrical performance between Nairobi and Berlin – is an international literature exchange project between artists from both cities, focusing on contemporary performance poetry.

It takes up impulses of Poetry, Spoken Word, Slam Poetry and Rap, which are art forms that mix literature, music, dance, and visual arts. Eight artists from Berlin, including Josefine Berkholz, Diamondog, Erko, Christian Filips, Josh, LMNZ, Madog, Sabine Scho will meet the following artists from Nairobi: Checkmate, L-Ness, Ogutu Muraya, Wanjiku Mwaurah, Namatsi, Sitawa Namwalie, Octopizzo, and Poetic B.

The project takes place in Nairobi November , 9th – 15th 2013 and in 5th – 12th April 2014 in Berlin.

SPOKEN WOR:L:DS is a project by Literaturwerkstatt Berlin, Maono Cultural Group and Kwani Trust in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Kenya. It is funded by the TURN Fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung and supported by Goethe-Institut, Auswärtiges Amt, and Gangway e.V. The project’s media partner is AfricAvenir.

November 8, 2013 at 8:43 am 3 comments

Out of Town: Closing Gala of Film Aid Film Festival 2013 ft Octopizzo, Aug. 17 2013 @ Kakuma Refugee Camp

Closing Gala
Date: August 17, 2013
Venue: Clinic Four Basketball Court, Kakuma Refugee Camp
Entry: Free

August 14, 2013 at 1:11 pm Leave a comment

Family Fun Day Concert: Music & Wellness Festival, May 1 2013 @ Carnivore Restaurant

Family Affair
Date: Wednesday 1st May 2013
Time: 10.00 am onwards
Venue: Carnivore Gardens
Charges: ADULTS – 500/- & KIDS – 200/-

ARTISTS PERFORMING
Eric Wainaina, Octopizzo, Size 8, Barbara Guantai, Nonini, Sage, Dj’s Pinye & Adrian, Ameleena, Combo, Diana Nduba

KIDS ACTIVITIES
Trampolines, Bouncing Castle,Mascots, Face Painters, Playstation, WII Games and Arcade Games.

April 29, 2013 at 4:53 pm Leave a comment

Forgotten Furahidays Special Edition: Chef’Special, Feb. 8 2013 @ Sarakasi Dome

Chef Special
Date: Friday 8th February
Venue: Sarakasi Dome, Foyer Bar, Ngara.
Time: 7pm-12am
Entry: FREE.

Details: Live performance by Chef’s Special from Netherlands featuring Deejay Kace, Eppy, Octopizzo, Sarakasi Dancers and more.

Beers at KES 140/- and Tots at KES 100/-

Chef’Special band are renowned for thrilling live performance that features a mix of Funk, Rock and Hiphop.

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Website: http://www.chefspecialmusic.com/

February 7, 2013 at 4:22 pm Leave a comment

Sawa Sawa 2012 Festival, Jun. 10 2012 @ Carnivore Grounds


Dates: June 10, 2012
Venue: Carnivore Grounds
Time: 12pm-12am
Tickets: Kshs 250 before 6pm and Kshs 500 after 6pm [Tickets will be sold at the gate only]

Performances by: Napalma (S. Africa), Taarabu Fusion, Juliani, Makadem, Yunasi, Kidum, Sarakasi all stars, Octopizzo

Dj Sets by: Dj Hypnotiq and MoB

May 25, 2012 at 3:48 pm 2 comments


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