I’m not a great follower of fiction, says JP Clark
Prof. John Pepper Clark, who made no pretensions about his preference for poetry and admitted a diminished interest in developments in the fictional universe, made the recollection at the recent presentation of Atta’s collection of plays at Freedom Park, Lagos.
Ndiolo-Enaholo: I write to impact life, make readers learn
I actually started writing early. I began with poems, but in the real sense of it, I began to give writing a greater thought during my youth service when my sister reminded me of how I have been writing since we were in secondary school .....
Yerima: Younger playwrights too angry, unprepared for art of playwriting
The mistake most people asked to run the National Theatre make is that they see it as just a building. If you do, you will fail. There is a spirituality about the National Theatre, which is often lost to people.
I am not a Nollywood actor, says Fosudo
Dr. Sola Fosudo is not a stranger in the movie industry. Having featured in different soaps, movies and stage performances, the university lecturer cum actor can best be described as a veteran of stage.
Documentary filmmaking should champion intellectual reassessement of our values
Professor Niyi Coker is the E. Desmond Lee Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Media Studies at the University of Missouri, Saint Louis, U.S. He has directed over 50 major stage productions around the world; he’s a board member of International Documentary Film Festival (iREP). He is the founding Artistic Director of African Arts Ensemble in New…
African Drums Festival unveils world’s tallest drum in Abeokuta
During Thursday’s event, Governor Ibikunle Amosun unveiled an 18-feet high drum, an improvement over the 17-feet high drum unveiled last year. The 18-feet drum is acclaimed to be the world tallest drum.
From France, Evi-Edna Ogholi rocks with peace and love
This April, Nigeria’s female reggae star of the 1980s and 1990s fame, Evi-Edna Ogholi, will yet again rock the airwaves with her favourite genre of music. She will be reaching her fans from her base in Paris, France.
Gordini Darah set to mentor aspiring writers
Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, is fast becoming a beehive of scholarly and literary activities. This citadel of higher learning is not just home to acclaimed creative writers and scholar-critics...