Poetry Taking over Nairobi, A new spot opens up at KPs, Utalii House every Thursday,8pm

Its seems like Poetry is taking Nairobi’s evening spots by storm. There are now over 5 Poetry spots available for both budding and established poets. The latest being KPs.
Located at Utalii House(near Mwendas – Am sure that the name now rings a bell.
They will be hosting poetry evenings not every month but every week! Now, thats something to look forward to!
Starting this Thursday and every other Thursday evening from 8pm till midnight, you can hang out with different poets and watch Nairobi become another Harlem.
Any poet willing to sign up should get intouch with Liz Boy on 0721685876

Just incase you are new to the Kenyan Poetry scene, below is a guide.

Event: Kwani Open Mic
Venue: Club Soundd, Kaunda Street (Next to Hooters)
When: Every 1st Tuesday of the month
Organiser: Kwani Trust

Event: Silver bird Poets Club
Venue: Nakumat Junction – Silver bird Movie theatre
When: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month
Organiser: Silver bird Media Stores

Event: Rhythm & Spoken
Venue: Dass Restaurant (Ethiopian)
When: Every last 2nd Friday of the month
Organiser: Project Heshima

Event: WAPI (Words And Pictures)
Venue: British Council offices, Upperhill (venue to change to Sarakasi Dome, Ngara from Aug09)
When: Every last Saturday of the month
Organiser: Spark Africa

Event: Poetry at Discovery
Venue: Discovery Restaurant, Koinange Street
When: Every 2nd Saturday of the month
Organiser: Sitawa Namwalie

Event: Poetry at KPs
Venue: KPs restaurant, Utalii house next to Mwendas
When: Every Thursday
Organiser: KPs restaurant

Event: Slam Africa
Venue: Dass Restaurant (Ethiopian)
When: Every 3rd Friday of the month
Organiser: Spark Africa & Imani Inc.

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