If you’re a sucker for new experiences and a lover of stories and art, fashion, fine food and basically the versatile cool stuff that life is made of, you should definitely save the 31st of October.
When I was in class 7, I wrote my first rap song. I forgot the lyrics to the whole song, but the first line was “Tunapenda kuruka spika ikiraruka, na ngoma ikishuka tunaimba Kapuka…” it doesn’t make sense now, but when I sang it in front of my class one Tuesday morning when we usually […]
Last Friday (28th Feb 2014) it was raining events! There was Sarabi, there was Lele Ngoma, and then there was Sarakasi all performing at different venues on the same day! Where to go?! Event’s organizers should have conventions where they meet and decide to spread out awesomeness over several days so we can go to […]
He picked the plectrum. He held it tightly between his fingers and smiled. The finger tips on his left hand ached from last night’s late night show, but his yearning for music ached for more.He wanted to hold the iron strings one more time. These strings that brought him pain came walking with joy, “Bukaneza”; […]
We had a conversation with the featured poet of the week, one Achieng Odhiambo. This is what she had to say: How can you describe yourself in a summarized manner? I’ll use two words,creative and reserved. When did you pen your first independent piece (away from school work)? I was in school, 16, but I […]