‘Borrowed Life’ script by Seth Busolo shows pain and passion for financial fraud

Greed and blind obsession the dominant themes in new play    Cornelius (Justin Karunguru) the comedic con man on stage in Seth Busolo’s play ‘‘Borrowed Life.’’   Photo/MARGARETTA WA GACHERU  By Margaretta wa Gacheru Posted  Thursday, April 17  2014 at  18:13 In Summary Borrowed Life is a play that originally offered a sensitive portrait of a troubled woman…

ISK/FOTA Show filled with new talents and old veterans

Friends of the Arts provide a sale platform for Kenyan artists Artists participate in the annual event to showcase their latest work and to sell. One of the most highly anticipated visual arts event of the year is the annual Friends of the Arts (FOTA). Held at the International School of Kenya (ISK) it provides…

MANJANO GIVES KENYAN ARTISTS CASH AWARDS FOR CREATIVITY

Manjano finally puts a price on Kenyan art Kennedy Munala Atsullu, the winner of the Sh300, 000 first prize in the Nairobi County Visual Arts Exhibition for his mixed media sculpture.   By Margaretta wa Gacheru Posted  Sunday, April 13   2014 at  14:01 In Summary The annual Nairobi County Visual Art Exhibition has shown that creating homegrown…

MARTIN OTIENO. MASTER BATIK ARTIST & FRIEND

Martin Otieno (1950 – 2014.6.April) Kuona Trust just posted a thoughtful profile/obituary of our dear friend Martin Otieno. I must share one point that i think could easily be forgotten, and that is that if it hadnt have been for Martin, there might never have been a Manjano annual art exhibition and competition. it was…

NEW KENYAN FILM PREMIERS AT ALLIANCE FRANCAISE

Ni Kuruka Maisha, the doc feature film, reveals youth’s leap of faith out of slum squalor  Kuruka Maisha graduates with director of film Ni Kuruka Maisha, Ehoodi Kichapa who also began his career as a painter while teaching at the GoDown-based project. pix by margaretta H.E. Belgian Ambassador Bart Ouvry with Kuruka Maisha founder/director Nick…