'The Moth' in Nairobi Explores Power and Possibility
Article by Maureen Kasuku
1st Nov, 2023 at 1:40PM
The Moth, a non-profit devoted to the art of storytelling, emerged in 1997 and has since shared over 50,000 true stories with live audiences worldwide. Inspired by moths drawn to porch lights during communal storytelling, The Moth oversees The Moth Radio Hour, airing on 575+ US stations, and The Moth Podcast, boasting 100 million annual downloads.Established in Kenya five years ago, The Moth hosts annual storytelling sessions accompanied by quarterly workshops. This event unites diverse individuals, weaving narratives that transport listeners into the essence of the shared experiences—true, personal, intense, hilarious, or mysterious. Despite varying moods, these stories burst with vibrant colors and vitality.Mark your calendars for this year's show on Saturday, November 4th, from 6 pm to 10 pm at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, LRC Auditorium. Adelle Onyango, a media visionary and equality activist, returns to host alongside five accomplished activists, all program graduates.Themed "Power and Possibility #DopeEra," the stories will delve into courage, empowerment, and the realization of possibilities. Recordings from the evening will feature in future episodes of The Moth Radio Hour and The Moth Podcast. Secure your tickets on KenyaBuzz.
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