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5 Jul 2015
Beyond the metal foil, beads, painting and pencil media that forms the content of a body of works by Joe Amenechi, there is a mix of traditional art texture with other periods, which seems to breathe fresh aura into the Lagos art exhibition circuit. Most artists across generations now sidestep what the west has stigmatised…
5 Jul 2015
ehold, the People ask: Who will save us from our Prostitutes in Power? Part 1 THe wanted so desperately to be King of Senate He left the Path of Honour behind Haba! He wanted so desperately to be King of Senate He left the Path of Honour behind He stabbed noble Faith and Trust in…
5 Jul 2015
As NB/Farafina Trust Creative Writers Workshop increasingly looks pan-African, with two Kenyans at this year’s workshop, there’s hope that the continent’s writers will continue to enjoy support through needed training and direction. With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s brimming passion for mentoring young writers alongside her co-traveller and Kenya’s Binyivanga Wainana, indeed, many aspiring African writers need…
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5 Jul 2015
After months of working on the movie project that saw Hollywood stars collaborate with their counterparts in Nollywood, KevStel Group Productions is set for the cinema debut of the movie Tempting Fate in Nigeria. Billed for July 17, the stunning and heart-breaking movie, which premiered at the prestigious Rave Cinema during the 2015 Pan African…
5 Jul 2015
The 2015 edition of the yearly Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE) project has been scheduled to hold from July 12 through the 14th. The annual programme was initiated in 2010 and made its debut on the 76th birthday anniversary of the Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka as the “quintessential artist and symbol of our…
5 Jul 2015
The story of boy meets girl from different backgrounds or conflicting families is not a new one (Romeo and Juliet) but the idea of such story taking place in Nigeria, Africa is intriguing. In so far that the cultural values and traditions of West Africa (Nigeria) are for the most part unknown to the rest…
5 Jul 2015
Nigeria’s foremost culture centre Terra Kulture has opened a new frontier in developing theatre in the country. Two Fridays ago it took theatre to the grassroots and away from highbrow Victoria Island and Ikoyi. It was not for nothing that Terra Kulture boss Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters was awarded Theatre Personality of the Year 2015 by…
5 Jul 2015
Painter and author Okrikri Ogheneomaero Lois’ solo exhibition, which held at the Foursquare Church, Magodo Shangisha, Lagos, was a feast of colours. It was her first solo exhibition and was more like the artist’s oeuvre, particularly with the use of simple colours such as yellow and blue. More dazzling was Okrikri’s effort in projecting the…
5 Jul 2015
Notable Nigerian gospel music stars, including Asu Ekiye, Panam Percy Paul, Samsong and Solomon Lange will join other music acts to perform at the launch of audio bible billed for July 18, 2015 at Congress Hall of Nicon Hilton, Abuja, starting from 1pm. Dike Chukwumerije, son of late Senator Chukwumerije, would also dish out soul-inspiring…
4 Jul 2015
ONGOING conversation regarding the unstructured distribution of movies in Nollywood will soon yield results, as filmmakers continue to lament the poor state of distribution of films in the country. Many say the situation makes it difficult for them to remain in business. Indeed, critics and practitioners see the lack of proper distribution mechanism, as having…
4 Jul 2015
At last the multi-billion naira deal between Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and corporate Nigeria has been signed, sealed and delivered. The deal covers areas of Biometric I.D. Card Scheme for PMAN members and practitioners, African music and film distribution network (both music & films) in Nigeria and globally, tracking and collection of…
3 Jul 2015
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow, Professor Segun Ojewuyi has been facilitating some impressive conversations between ‘Town’ and the Ivory Tower at the University of Ibadan. Observing that our centres of knowledge creation/dissemination must of necessity begin again to actively engage the leading lights and managers of their respective industries, Ojewuyi in collaboration with the Department of Theatre Arts and the Association of Theatre Arts Students (ATAS) of the University, has just concluded the first leg of The Red Carpet Speaker Series programme.

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