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Kwani? Open Mic: We’ve Moved Edition! Mar. 3 2015 @ Phoenix Players

Open-Mic-2015
Nairobi’s longest running performance poetry platform, Kwani? Open Mic commemorates its 8th year with a switch to new venue, Phoenix Players. A beloved fixture on Nairobi’s arts and culture circuit, this spot shall provide a relaxed and intimate setting where words will take centre stage.

The inaugural event slated for March 3rd has slam champions Teardrops and Wanjiku Mwaurah blessing the mic as the night’s featured poets with H_Art the Band providing musical delight.

Look out for performances by special guests and old friends of Kwani? Open Mic.

Featured Poets: Teardrops and Wanjiku Mwaurah
Featured Band: H_art the Band
MC: Cindy Ogana
Date: 3rd March 2015
Time: 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Venue: The Phoenix Players, Parliament Rd, Inside Professional Centre
Entry: Advance 200*, Gate 300.

*Advance tickets are only available via Mpesa: Simply select “Buy Goods” on your MPesa menu, enter the “Till Number” (56714) and follow instructions to complete transaction.

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Teardrops
This fast rising sheng Spoken Word poet has performed at over a hundred venues across the country. Teardrops is passionate about social issues and change and recently released a spoken word album. Besides art, he is an entrepreneur and electrical engineer.

Wanjiku Mwaurah
A natural performer and talented scriptwriter, the Flow of My Soul author, Wanjiku Mwaurah goes beyond poetry and has been involved in awareness campaigns for the cerebral palsy condition (art4acause) while playing mentor for many upcoming artists in the field.

H_Art the Band
Made up of Mordecai Kimeu, Kenneth Muya and Wachira Gatama, H-Art the Band has created a language best understood not by the mind but by the heart. Blending smooth vocals with poetry, freestyle rap and dance, the trio is making waves in the local music scene.

March 1, 2015 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Open Mic Night – Unchained Tour feat. Mufasa & Teardrops, Nov. 4 2014 @ Arfa Lounge – Imax Cinema

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Date: November 4, 2014
Venue: Arfa Lounge
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 400 at the Gate

Featuring: Performances by Mufasa and Teardrops

October 30, 2014 at 4:52 pm Leave a comment

An Intimate DJ Performance with Talib Kweli, Oct. 23 2014 @ Ebony Lounge

Talib Kweli
Date: October 23, 2014
Venue: Ebony Lounge
Time: 8 pm
Tickets: KES 2000

Guest Artists: Khaligraph, Muthoni DQ
Music by G-Money

October 12, 2014 at 5:52 pm Leave a comment

Spoken Word + Double Album Launch: Unchained Voices, Oct. 12 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Unchained Voices

October 12, 2014 at 3:18 pm 1 comment

Kwani? Open Mic August Edition: Black August, Aug. 5 2014 @ Arfa Lounge – Imax Cinema

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July 24, 2014 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

Kwani? Open Mic July 2014 Edition feat. Teardrop, Jul. 1 2014 @ Arfa Lounge – Imax Cinema

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Date: July 1, 2014
Venue: Arfa Lounge – Imax Cinema, Mama Ngina Street
Time: 7-9.30 pm
Tickets: Kshs 400 at the Door

June 27, 2014 at 11:30 am Leave a comment

ELEMENTS – The Hip Hop Community, May 6 2014 @ the Italian Institute of Culture

poster Hip Hop
Date: May 6, 2014
Venue: the Italian institute of Culture, Westlands
Time: 5 pm

April 29, 2014 at 1:48 pm Leave a comment

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