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Book Discussion: Nairobi – A Night Runner’s Guide Through the City in the Sun, Dec. 17 2015 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium

Conversation with Kenyan Writers
Book Discussion: Nairobi – A Night Runner’s Guide Through the City in the Sun – A Novel by Tony Mochama

Date and Time: Thursday, 17th December 2015, 6.00 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Admission: free

Panelists will include Professor Mikhail Iossel of Canada’s Concordia University, Dr. Tom Odhiambo of UoN, Pen president Khainga Okembwa and Kingwa Kamenchu.

Find more information, here.

December 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

Book Launch: Fifth Draft – An Anthology of Poetry and Prose, Dec. 10 2015 @ Goethe Institut – Nairobi

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Date: December 10, 2015
Venue: Goethe Institut, Nairobi
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free

December 3, 2015 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

Spoken Word: Losing Grip by Ngartia, Nov. 19 2015 @ Goethe Institut

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Event: #LosingGrip by Ngartia

Date: Thursday 19th November 2015
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Nairobi
Time: 6:00 pm
Tickets: 500 KeS (Advance only – 0715 676 724)

About
Losing Grip is a spoken word story performed by Ngartia, with the support of FlowFlani Wakaba (a human beat-box), Ciano Maimba(vocalist and guitarist), Phy (musician), Achieng Otieno ( vocalist from the band Royalty By Black) and Laura Wanjirũ Ekumbo (writer and actress).

It is a story about the pitfalls of seeking a better life in the city from the perspective of a young man who grew up in the countryside written by Ngartia, who is part of the team that runs http://www.storyzetu.com.

The narrative will be told in 10 poetry pieces that are in form of letters and diary entries and several musical acts serving as interludes. This is indeed, an experimental path for performance poetry since no one else has created such a concept gig before. It is bound to be exciting and to chart new territory in the spoken word circles. No self respecting performance art enthusiast should miss this.

Ngartia
Ngartia has been a force to reckon with in the Kenyan Spoken Word scene. He has demonstrated diversity by doing collaborative performances with performers such as Sarabi, Yellow Light Machine, Kaesa and has been featured on Slam Africa, Kwani? Open Mic and Words Galore. He has also appeared on other stages such as the StoryMoja Festival, Fatuma’s Voice Wamathai Spoken Word, Kings Of The Arena, Spoken Word Thursdays at Juniper’s, Poetry At The Park many more.

His short stories and poetry has appeared on anthologies such as KUT and The Power of Words and a number of blogs: African Plato.com, Wamathai.com, Manenomatamu.wordpress.com, Bgina.wordpress.com, and wordsrhymesandrhythym.wordpress.com.

November 12, 2015 at 10:03 am Leave a comment

Nairobi Festival of Performance and Media Arts, Nov. 13-15 2015 @ Goethe Institut, National Museum & Oshwal Academy

PERFORMANCE PROGRAM
Dates: November 13-15, 2015
Venue: Goethe Institut, National Museum & Oshwal Academy
Tickets: KES 500 at the Gate and KES 400 advance

About
This is a three day dance and music festival, with performances at Goethe Institut on Friday the 13th, Leaky auditorium at the National Museum and a music concert at Goethe Institut on Saturday and a final family evening at Oshwal Academy, on Sunday the 15th.

Come and see amazing performances from Kenya, Spain, Germany, Rwanda, Tanzania, Netherlands, Belgium and Madagascar.

To book your tickets: CALL/ BOOK AND MPESA TO: 0706607306/ 0726394565 or EMAIL: dansukenia@gmail.com

November 11, 2015 at 1:33 pm Leave a comment

Kenya Art Fair, Nov. 13-15 2015 @ Sarit Centre Exhibition Hall

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Dates: November 13-15, 2015
Venue: Sarit Centre Exhibition Hall

The three day event will feature:
Wasanii Exhibition, Art Talks and Digital Art Competitions

WASANII EXHIBITION
The Wasanii exhibition is a groundbreaking collaboration which will feature rarely seen masterworks of over 200 paintings, original prints, photographs and sculptures by both established and upcoming artists from around the region including Uganda, Zanzibar, Sudan, Ghana and Kenya.
The exhibition is a contemporary review and will showcase a wide range of techniques and forms of artistic expression.
This will be a fantastic opportunity for you to get your hands on the artwork you want!

ART TALKS
Interactive Art Talks delivered by art professionals, artists, collectors and gallery owners are set to take place throughout the 3 days, allowing you the opportunity to listen, learn, think and interact.
We encourage you to come out and further these 2 hour conversations on all things art.

DIGITAL ART COMPETITION
This competition was designed for artists, practitioners and enthusiasts who are impassioned by the intersection of digital technology and creative art; visionaries who might uniquely meld the two into inspiring art forms.
Submissions had to qualify for one of the four categories namely: Audio-Visual, Interactive Art, Interactive Hardware Installation and Digital Photography.
Winners in each category will be awarded with cash prizes and have their works exhibited at this year’s art fair as well as online.

November 5, 2015 at 2:29 pm 3 comments

A Critical Intervention into Art/Scholarship: Remains, Waste & Metonymy, Oct. 24 2015 @ BIEA Nairobi

Remains and Waste
Date: October 24, 2015
Venue: BIEA Nairobi, Laikipia Road – Kileleshwa
Time: 10 am – 5 pm

October 17, 2015 at 4:58 pm Leave a comment

Lusophone Film Festival, Sept. 26 2015 @ Goethe Institute

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September 25, 2015 at 11:17 am Leave a comment

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