Posts filed under ‘Poetry’

Poetry & Prose: Lest We Forget, Nov. 12 2018 @ Alliance Française Auditorium


Dates: November 12, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6.30 pm
Tickets: KES 500/-

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November 6, 2018 at 1:20 pm Leave a comment

Live Performances with Mumbi & Ashley Muziki, Jun. 21 2018 @ Geco Café, Mbaazi Avenue – Lavington


Date: June 21, 2018
Venue: Geco Café, Mbaazi Avenue – Lavington
Time: 6-9 pm
Entry: Free

An intimate evening of poetry and music.

June 18, 2018 at 1:21 pm Leave a comment

Poetry Slam Africa – 2nd Preliminary, Jun. 2 2018 @ Goethe Institut Nairobi


Date: June 2, 2018
Venue: Goethe Institut Nairobi
Time: 2-6 pm
Tickets: KES 500/-

With a backdrop of amazing acoustic performances, the second preliminary edition of slam 2018 is set for the 2nd of June.
Come and experience creative poetic expressions from some of the country’s fast-rising poets of this generation. #SlamAfrica!

May 31, 2018 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

The Nairobi Poetry Café Ft. Man Njoro & Stella, Feb. 22 2018 @ Alliance Française


Date: February 22, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6.30 pm
Free Entry

About
Bimonthly Poetry Cafés that aim to give a voice to emerging poets and spoken word artists as well as serve as a platform for showcasing works by established artists.

The Nairobi Poetry Café will be hosted by Raya Wambui, Slam Africa Queen (Nairobi’s longest running poetry slam competition) and laureate of the Nairobi edition of The Spoken Word Project, and Poet Teardrops, Sheng spoken word poet featured on the Churchill Show.

February 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Kistrech International Poetry Festival 2017, Oct. 5-9 2017 @ Kisii University


Dates: October 5-9, 2017
Venues: Kisii University, Mara Game Reserve, & University of Nairobi

For more information, visit the official festival website.

September 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Poetry After Lunch: with Kennet B, Rixpoet & Nuru Bahati, Jul. 6 2017 @ Kenya Cultural Center


Date: July 6, 2017
Venue: Kenya Cultural Center / Kenya National Theatre
Time: 2-5 pm
No Cover Charge

Performances by: Kennet B, Rixpoet & Nuru Bahati

July 3, 2017 at 1:27 pm Leave a comment

Art and Poetry: Masculinity vs Femininity, Jun. 18 2017 @ Safaricom House, Michael Joseph Centre


Date: June 18th, 2017
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
Time: from 3-6 PM
Tickets: Advance: 500/- (available here) and at the Gate 1,000/-

Performances by: Abu Sense, Shikkiey, Trabolee, Zeshari Jean and a surprise artist
Digital Art Display: by Kelvin Kaesa
Caricatures by KaaToony Caricatures
Catering by Sweetooth delights KE

About
Masculinity & Femininity by cultural instinct are gender assigned: men are masculine, women are not. Masculinity is a male enamored trait, and its admiration also makes it fragile. Femininity is female, soft, needed, but weak. Our social constructs depend on an incorrect gender-binary definition, but masculine and feminine is more dual than we realise. Maybe a single person can be both masculine and feminine – a concept we will be exploring through different art forms during the next Art & Poetry

June 12, 2017 at 10:38 am 2 comments

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