‘Drumming is spiritual and it cuts across the globe’
Isioma Williams is a multitalented artist. Apart from being an art consultant, Founder/Artistic Director of DrumsView Concept (an art academy for the youths), creator and director of Sights and Sounds de L’Afrique...
70 brush strokes for the master painter, art administrator
When various organisations and institutions, including Lagos State Government, roll out the drums for master painter, Kolade Oshinowo at 70, a symbol of excellence in studio and academic practices would be celebrated.
Nigerian theatre practice yearns for home-grown Innovation, says Mbajiorgu
It is for the same role that professional dramatists are trained for which our leaders hardly recognise and encourage. Conflict and conflict resolution is precisely what drama is all about.
Author seeks revival of reading culture, unveils publishing company
A U.K.-based author, Ibitola Ojoye-Adebayo, has called on government and other stakeholders to ensure that funding for reading materials and education in general are adequately utilized to prevent the vicious circle of illiteracy in the country.
Celebrity Housemate reality TV show to redress Nigerian culture
One of its kind celebrity-focused reality show, Celebrity Housemate, is set to hit the screen from January 12 through February 11. The theme of the show is ‘Convergence of Culture, Lifestyle and Entertainment’...
Brume… Today’s black woman reclaiming her identity and dignity
When the curtains fell on that humid Sunday evening after the performance of My Nina Simone Trip, the small audience at the Amphitheatre, Freedom Park, Lagos, rose up as one man to applaud Ese Brume for a superlative performance.
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...