WOA give you a list of three things you could do for everyday of the working week. There’s no need for you to suffer the Monday Blues: An evening meal at a restaurant you’ve never been to; tickets to the latest shows; or a podcast candidly exploring topical affairs will help you get through your nine-to-five. Read on to find out what we suggest for you to do today.
Poetry – A Slam Called Spout
An open mic poetry slam featuring Russenï Fisher. Fisher is an explosive poet with exceptional performance ability. He has featured widely including at the Olympic Park, Southbank and as opening act for the Last Poets at the Love Box Festival 2015.
Rules/details for the slam: FREE ENTRY! 8 slam slots in total. 4 slots are reserved for those who wish to sign up on the night from 7:30. First come, first served. This is a 3 round slam; The highest scoring poets go through each round until the final. The poet who attains the highest score in all three Round takes home the prize money (£50!) and the opportunity to feature for the Spoken/Spout team in the near future.
A Slam Called Spout
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
104-122 City Road
Buy – MONAA footwear
German-born Ghanaian sisters, Nana and Afua Dabanka, created the luxury footwear label, MONAA, in homage to their regal Ashanti heritage. Made in Ghana by expert artisans, MONAA sandals are constructed from the finest, globally sourced leathers, and refined with African-inspired embellishments. Exquisitely handcrafted, MONAA reflects the designers’ transcontinental sensibility.
As the continent urbanizes, African architects are making their mark on the global stage. Using local materials, firms across Africa are designing innovative strategies to meet ongoing social and environmental challenges. This new generation of African architects and designers rely less and less on traditional concepts of architecture by embracing their indigenous talent and knowledge. Here are some of the African architects changing the game: