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Museum calls for Affordable Show entries

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Artists have until October 14 to submit their pieces for this year's Affordable Art Show which is set to be held at the National...

Venice Biennale: Did Culture ministry take Kenyan artists for a ride?

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Barely a month after Culture minister disowned the 'Kenyan Pavilion' at the Venice Biennale, it is now emerging that a letter had been written...

Nerea, beauty in a message

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The first time I listened to Sauti Sol's latest single, 'Nerea', in a matatu, I thought the lyrics were jarring. The conservative voice in...

To represent Kenya at Venice Biennale, you’ve got to be Chinese!

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It is said that lightning does not strike twice but sadly for Kenyan art, it just did. For the second consecutive season the Kenyan...

Ndinda Kioko bags Morland scholarship

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Maisha Yetu caught up with Ndinda and had a chat on what it means to win the coveted schorlaship. Read on Maisha Yetu: Explain to...

Dazzling display at the Affordable Art Show

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That Kenya is teeming with artistic talent came out in the open on the night of Friday October 24 when the Affordable Art Show...

Onduko bw’Atebe: Writing is a labour of love

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Despite the challenges facing the local writing industry, writer Onduko bw’Atebe prefers to see it as a half full glass rather than half empty....

Book piracy and the Chinese connection

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A few months ago visual artist Michael Soi, based at the Godown Arts Centre in Nairobi, found himself on the receiving end Chinese visit...

Uhuru Kenyatta’s art gift for George Bush

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While President Uhuru Kenyatta was visiting the US, greater focus was, understandably, on the details of the trade talks as well as the fact...

Mbugua, Dawood to battle it out for Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize

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This year’s Wahome Mutahi Literary prize is shaping up to be another epic battle between surgeon Yusuf Dawood and journalist Ng’ang’a Mbugua. They both...