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October 2017

Fena Gitu: 3 Lessons From Music ’n’ Brains

Fena Gitu: 3 Lessons From Music ’n’ Brains Music ’n’ Brains Edition One with Fena Gitu- check! Fena Gitu- musician, producer, songwriter, performer, founder and CEO of Fenamenal Entertainment- was an amazing guest at Music ’n’ Brains last September. We had an intense conversation about her experiences and lessons learnt working in the music industry. Find below...

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The “I’m Tired” Project – Workshops

It would be absolutely farcical of us to say that we are not excited for the I’m Tired Project that is set to begin here at Creatives Garage from 13th November 2017. More so because this will definitely not be your everyday kind of event, and the theme is not one that is used often....

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The “I’m Tired” Project

“If she wore a longer skirt she wouldn’t have been raped.” “If he dressed up less like a girl and more like a man then he wouldn’t have to get beaten up almost every day.” “If only her skin was a shade lighter, then maybe she’d have gotten that modelling gig she really wanted.” “If she kept her...

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I’m Tired

At 23, some of us are still figuring our lives out. Most of us are fresh from campus, ready and eager for whatever may come next. At 23 we are still planning out the direction our lives will take. At 23 our parents start asking us when we’re going to move out, as if they’re...

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Lydia Gitachu – Teacher Chebii

She likes to call herself a creative entrepreneur. Lydia Nyambura Gitachu is well remembered for playing Teacher Chebii in Tahidi high, the Citizen TV high school drama. In 2010 she did a three-month tour in the UK with a theatre company known as Trestle Theatre Company before she did a BBC TV series that catapulted her...

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A Story of Struggle, Survival & Empowerment

I want to weep, she thought. I want to be comforted. I’m so tired of being strong. I want to be foolish and frightened for once. Just for a small while, that’s all… a day…an hour… -Catelyn Stark, Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings. Like Catelyn, I believe there are very many women –black women, nay,...

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