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Silence is a Woman by Sitawa Namwalie, Mar. 13-15 2014 @ Shifteye Gallery

Silence is a Woman
SILENCE IS A WOMAN by Sitawa Namwalie returns.
A new year a new show, about the many faces and spaces of silence in womens lives.

Show Dates: Thursday 13th March 2014, Friday 14th March, 2014 and Saturday 15th March, 2014
Doors Open: 6.30 PM, Show Starts: 7.30 PM
Venue: Shifteye Gallery, The Priory Place, Argwings Khodek Rd. Kilimani
Cost of Tickets: Ksh. 2,000/= per person
Bookings/MPESA: 0702024848 / Email: Sitawa.namwalie@gmail.com

Performers
Sitawa Namwalie
Aleya Kassim
Melvin Alusa

Instrumentalist
Willy Rama
Boaz Otieno

About “Silence is a Woman”

I have seen that if I want to write in such a way that I eject people out of their slumber, I must go where I am afraid to go. That is where the gold lies. That thing that I am afraid to face, that thing that has me triggered, spinning, pissed off, embarrassed, feeling humiliated, all those emotions that keep me SAFE that is where the gold lies.

March 10, 2014 at 2:25 pm Leave a comment

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

Storymoja Festival Do-Over: Silence is a Woman, Oct. 25 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House

Silence is a Woman
Due to the tragic events of September 21, 2013 at Westgate, events planned for the evening of the 21st September and all events planned for 22nd September during the Storymoja Hay Festival were cancelled.

The Festival has made a decision to make available some of the cancelled shows.

Silence is a Woman will be performed at The Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom House at 7.30pm on 25th October 2013.

Date: October 25, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House
Time: at 7.30pm
Tickets: Kshs 2000

If you had bought a Season Pass or tickets for the premium events above during the Storymoja Hay Festival, your ticket will be valid for use then. Please bring it with you.

For queries please write in to juliet@storymojaafrica.co.ke

October 17, 2013 at 7:43 pm Leave a comment

Kids in the Centre II, Jul. 27 2013 @ Michael Joseph Centre

Kids in the Centre II
Date: July 27, 2013
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Tickets: Children Kshs 500 and Parents Kshs 1000

Panelists: Muthoni Garland, Sitawa Namwalie, Eric Omondi and Binyavanga Wainaina

Proceeds go to start a library foundation

July 17, 2013 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Poetry + Music: Sitawa Ignited, Dec 15 2012 @ Business Lounge, The Junction #sitawaignited

Sitawa

#sitawaignited is a monthly an evening of poetry, wine and everything in between from discussions, dance, laughter, tears and so much more hosted by poet Sitawa Wafula. Ksh 300

The poets to rock the stage are Sitawa, Immah Reid, Samo the Almighty, Carol Milka, Emmillia, Sokoanalyst, Kelvin Kaesa, Ngatia B
(Open mic poets still open)

Music by Liron and a guest artist

Displays by Moral Apparel

…and goodie bags from Events by Sitawa, Up Nairobi and Healthy Woman

December 14, 2012 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

Performance: Cut Off My Tongue, Apr 28 2012 @ Braeburn Theatre

Sitawa Namwalie presents the return of her highly acclaimed production Cut Off My Tongue, based on her poetry anthology published by Storymoja. Mark your diaries from now for an evening that will leave you entertained, challenged, invigorated and even understood.
“It’s a modern classic and needs to be seen especially now when her topics are so timely and relevant” Business Daily

April 19, 2012 at 8:55 pm Leave a comment

Season Premiere/Performance + Exhibition: Cut off my Tongue, Mar. 24 2012 @ Braeburn Theatre


Sitawa Namwalie is pleased to announce the return of her highly acclaimed production Cut off my Tongue. The season premiere is on;

Date: March 24, 2012
Venue: Braeburn Theatre, Gitanga Rd. Lavington.
Time: 7pm.
Tickets: Kshs. 1000 (to book your ticket call 0722 531 277)

This show will be preceded by an art exhibition by Gor Soudan and Michael Soi from 5.30 to 6.45pm.

March 14, 2012 at 8:48 am 1 comment

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