Last Updated: April 15, 2015 10:30

Arts & Culture

Few arguments that publishers and editors will never win

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I do not know if you are aware that the Kenyan state has succeeded in teaching a massive chunk of its population to be snail-shy with their views, but Kenyans must soon learn that some people still do not care one bit about such sterile injunctions.

Minishi inducted into Hall of Fame
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When Oliver Minishi rose to receive the Creative and Cultural Artistes Welfare Association (CCAWA) Hall of Fame induction trophy from Education Principal Secretary Dr Belio Kipsang last week, the full house at the imposing Melvin Jones Hall rose in deafening applause to honour a drama icon

Kenya’s heritage falling apart as museums cry out for urgent aid
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The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) risks closure if the Government does not rescue it from a financial crisis quietly ‘eating’ it from within.

Princess Julie: A symbol of official neglect of our artistes
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Does the song Dunia Mbaya ring a bell? Recall Kenya of the late 1990s when a monster-disease called ‘ayaki’ was sorrowfully harvesting human beings on the shores of Lake Victoria

Land grabbers can’t wait for Dadaab camp closure
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Three months from now, 50 square kilometres of prime land will be up for grabs in Garissa County. After we are done scattering the half a million Somali refugees to the wind, Dadaab will be ours once again

Children fiction no child's play
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How different is children’s literature from adult literature? This is a question one of our readers asked recently. I submit that young authors must establish these differences to produce quality work in all aspects of writing, for these two audiences.

Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu collaborate on book
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Shakespeare had it that “joy’s soul lies in the doing”, Mark Twain that “to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with”.

Priest risked life to bring Gospel to South Sudan
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Father Daniele Comboni, born in 1831 in Brescia, Italy, came to Africa at a time when sending missionaries to the continent were seen as “condemning them towards a sure death with no visible fruits”

Festival winners to perform in Nakuru gala
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Winners of this year's Kenya Schools, Colleges and Universities National Drama Festival will perform before Deputy President William Ruto at a gala in Nakuru Friday.

King of Slow Soul Percy Sledge takes final bow
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Music folklore has it that Percy Sledge was a lovelorn wreck when he got the chance to record a song with Atlantic Records.

Kenyatta University best in drama as festival ends
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Kenyatta University charmed everyone with their play, The Epicene, directed by Derrick Waswa of the popular Gavana programme on KTN, to emerge the best in this years’ Kenya Schools, Colleges and Universities Drama Festival held at Menengai High School in Nakuru.

Nigerian play thrills audience at National Drama Festival
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Nigerian students made a special appearance at the ongoing Kenya Schools, Colleges and Universities National Drama Festivals in Nakuru.

Manage and manipulate language to be published
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Have you ever wondered why some books sell a lot, and may even be turned into films while others don’t? Well, it all depends on what the author chooses to write about and how he or she writes the story.

Celebrating nature with a burst of colours in Kenya
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It was her love for the country that made her take the time to appreciate its nature. And it was her love for nature that made her have the creation ‘In Love with Nature’, an exhibition at The Purdy Arms, a restaurant in Karen this Monday.

Kidesh-Sonko war overshadows Obama’s city trip
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It is difficult to keep up with the changing faces of traffic by-laws in this city. Just the other day, the county government of his Excellency Evans Omuga Kidesh announced the abolition of roundabouts.