Artistic cultural ties that bind
The American Embassy in Abuja recently hosted a screening of Grammy-nominated film, The Music of Strangers. There were over 100 people gathered...
‘Fela would have expected better from disciples in following his radical ideals’
‘LAITAN ADENIJI, also known musically as ‘ADENIJI HEAVYWIN,’ has the envious task of playing Fela in Bolanle Austin-Peters Productions’ (BAP) new musical theatre...
Justice League screens two days to global cinema release
Movie fans, celebrities and journalists were treated to an M-Net Movies Night Out with the exclusive pre-screening of the highly anticipated superhero flick, Justice League, which comes before the blockbuster movie hits cinemas worldwide this week.
Ojuade: Nigeria is losing huge revenue by not promoting dance
Association of Dance Scholars and Practitioners of Nigeria (ADSPON) is the umbrella body that creates the required enabling environment for the body of scholars, researchers, eggheads, dance practitioners and dancers, and, of course, music providers.
Ashaye: With better funding, Nigeria can make huge revenue from museums, bigger than oil
Ibironke Ashaye has contributed to the development of Nigerian museums, especially in the areas of exhibition and documentation of cultural collections across the country.
Mbaivernyitse: We need to encourage marriage of Africa’s oral content and new media
We are now in the 21st century. So, we expect things to change for good. Even the cultures we knew of or were born into are changing. This will one day change, too. .....
Freedom of art expression for Lagos street boys
In a bid to give the youths in Nigeria a voice and set them on the right path, Beyond Borders Artist Association of Nigeria (BBAAN), in collaboration with Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development....
Mofe-Damijo: I was completely naïve, didn’t know anything about politics
I came back and I showed the governor and I said, ‘Oga, please buy us a bus.’ I was on my own when former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan called me to work with him; I was completely naïve. I didn’t know anything about politics.