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5th Edition of Kwani? Litfest: Beyond the Map of English, Dec. 1-6 2015 in Nairobi

Kwani Literature Festival
The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place from 1st-6th December 2015.

This year’s literary festival, Beyond the Map of English: Writers in conversation on Language hosts readings, performances and discussions that explore issues of language and how this relates to African experiences and writing on the continent.

Confirmed participants include Nuruddin Farah, Taiye Selasi, Boris Boubacar Diop, Yvonne Adhiambo Owour, Wu Ming, Prof. Aldin Mutembei,FOKN Bois and Siphiwo Mahala.

November 22, 2015 at 3:38 pm 2 comments

58th Edition of Poetry Slam Africa, Oct. 18 2015 @ Alliance Française

Slam Africa AF
Date: October 18, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 2-6 pm
Tickets: KES 500

The 58th edition of Slam Africa brings together some of the country’s fast rising Spoken Word Poets.
Some of the shortlisted poets who will battle it out for the Crown of Poetry Slam Champion on Sunday are: Abir Ibrahim (Tanzania), Koi Kimani, Emmanuel Daudi, Eric Mburu, Jane Karanja, Leila Maranga, Winston King’ori, Ivan Irakoze (Burundi), Robin Mulati and Griffins Ndhine (wildcard).

October 12, 2015 at 4:54 pm Leave a comment

Bassey World Live, Sept. 2 2015 @ Mageuzi Theatre – Pawa 254 Hub

Basseyworld Live
Date: September 2, 2015
Venue: Mageuzi Theatre, Pawa 254 Hub
Time: 6-8 pm
Entry: Free

September 2, 2015 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

Mic Robbery III, Aug. 2 2015 @ TreeHouse – Westlands

Mic Robbery 3

July 30, 2015 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

Kwani Open Mic, Jul. 7 2015 @ the Phoenix Players

Open Mic Jul 2015
Date: July 7, 2015
Venue: the Phoenix Players
Time: 7-9.30 pm
Tickets: KES 300 at the Gate and KES 200 advance

June 28, 2015 at 4:37 pm Leave a comment

Warm Up Party – Music, Comedy & Poerty, Jun. 28 2015 @ Paa ya Paa – Love Garden

Warm Up Party

June 24, 2015 at 4:48 pm Leave a comment

56th Poetry Slam Africa, Jun. 14 2015 @ Pawa 254 Hub

Poerty 56
Date: June 14 2015
Venue: Pawa 254 Hub

This Sunday 14th June 2015 will witness the crowning of the 56th Slam Africa King/Queen, hosted by GuFy Dox.

Some of Nairobi’s finest and fastest-rising poets are set to battle for the crown. Also featured is a Slam Africa King and wizard of words: Fuse Sulle.

June 11, 2015 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

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