Rather than taking a chance on a likely dull evening at home, I judiciously chose to spend my Saturday night alongside a small gathering of music revelers. It turned out that my decision paid well. Now, you can’t imagine why I chose to attend this one, can you? Well, La Vida Local 2, organised by […]

I found this to be a bemusing yet fascinating performance with a strangely complementary use of movement and silence. Its mixed media was a good interplay of sounds by Ronnie Goodman and a video by Raymond Ndikwe both of which served as a backdrop for projecting what seemed to me a necessary sense of expectation. […]

The essence of West African music came upon Nairobi last night and anyone aware of the kora’s magic knew what to expect at the Alliance Franchaise. Notwithstanding an occasional feeling of just wanting to have the kora and the percussion duetting, the concert was eclectic and far too enjoyable to leave. Now, I am a […]

In my campus days, I would go to see practically any play showing at the Kenya National and the Phoenix Theatres. Now, I seem to be getting more risk-averse as I grow older. The first musical I ever watched was way back in 2011 at the Phoenix Theatre; an adaptation of Arthur Sullivan’s opera, The […]