Sister Act Broadway Musical Comes To Nigeria
Holds Audition, Workshop WORLD–ACCLAIMED Broadway musical, Sister Act will berth in Nigeria later this year and will parade an all-Nigerian cast. One of the most successful musical theatre productions of all time, its Nigerian production is the brainchild of Nigerian manufacturer and ‘serial entrepreneur,’ Dr. Soji Akinkugbe, in collaboration with top executives of the prestigious Waterfront…
Literature:Tales Of A Kidnap Victim… Your Death Hour Is Ten O’ clock
LAST week Hope Eghagha, a professor of English at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, and former Commissioner for Higher Education in Delta State, presented a factional account of his kidnap experience in 2012 titled Your death hour Is Ten O’clock, as part of the Faculty of Arts Seminar Series. He said the short story is part fact and part fictional account of his ordeal in the hands of kidnappers.
Sound n’ Screen:Crime Beat On NTA Channel 10… The Genesis
WE waited for him, Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Jomo Kenyatta, the fiery leader of the Mau-Mau tribe of Kenya and the scourge of the British imperialists. At that time in 1986, Uhuru, now President of Kenya, was the Head of the Current Affairs Department of the BBC Television in London West 12.
CMO For Movies Commences Licensing Activities
THE days of exploiting audio-visual content for free seem over as the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), Nigeria’s sole collective management organization (CMO) for cinematography, has commenced licensing activities in line with its core mandate by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC).
Aftermath Of Demolition: Artists’ Village To Wear New Look
SINCE January 23, 2016 when raging bulldozers guided by a troop of well-armed and combat-ready policemen tore down all structures in the compound known as the Artists’ Village and tucked within the National Theatre complex, Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has paid unscheduled visits twice.
With Thought Pyramid Centre, Abuja Sets Out For Art Hub-City
WHEN a modest art gallery space known as Thought Pyramid Gallery emerged on the landscape of the FCT, Abuja in 2007, it appeared like an odd flower springing up in the middle of a desert.
The CEO: Tade Ogidan Writes Kunle Afolayan
A VETERAN’s account of Kunle Afolayan’s current film project, The CEO, has indicated that another blockbuster movie is about to come out of Nigeria.
At Nike Art Gallery, British Women Share In Nigerian Culture
RECENTLY, Nike Art Gallery hosted British Women’s Group (BWG), an organisation of British women or women who have British partners at the gallery in Lagos. During the visit, which was undertaken by 20 of the women, who are of other nationalities other than Britain, they were taken through the various facets of art practised in…
SAO Cafe event: SAO and the muse
SAO Cafe, a stylish new restaurant in Lekki, opened its doors to the art and music lovers from the 28th to 29th of January, for an event titled SAO and The muse. The event was unique and refreshing featuring a range of artists from painters, to mixed media design artists, to live art. 9 artists exhibited their…
Engaging concept of divinity deeply
Thinking About God: Reflections on Conceptions and Misconceptions; Dr. Stephen M. Lampe; Millennium Press; Ibadan; 2014 HAVING penned the classic books, The Christian and Reincarnation, and Building Future Societies: The Spiritual Principles, Stephen Lampe’s new effort comes as a meeting point for atheists, religious fanatics, agnostics, free-thinkers, believers of diverse faiths, and scientists. His aim…