Upbeat swing for Lagos at 50 outing
Featuring His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as guest speaker, the event attracted dignitaries from all walks of life, including traditional rulers, arts and culture workers and administrators
Movie Talk clocks one
The co-host, and one of the creators, of Nigeria’s first radio talk show, devoted to film, has called its recent anniversary celebration a “crucial milestone” in the evolution of the industry.
Delta@25… In search of cultural, artistic engagements as celebration nears
Drums will be rolled out next week as Delta State – the Big Heart – marks 25 years of its creation in 1991 by a military decree. Modest efforts have been made to grow the state, particularly its capital, Asaba....
Rooting for cultural sustainability in the Garden City
It was theatre director Mr. Wole Oguntokun, who succinctly expressed the telling view that ‘A country without culture (expressed through a healthy artistic engagement through writing, theatre, film ...
Rhythm of Lagos waxes intellectually stronger ...Spotlighting Badagry zone towards Lagos
The intimidating profile of some of the personalities serving in the Lagos at 50 Committee evokes the conclusion that the delivery of its core mandate is going to be a work-over.Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode appeared to have summed....
Echoes from Soyinka’s 82nd birthday... Art in service of anti-corruption fight
Professor Wole Soyinka was 82 on Wednesday, July 13. Going by his status, and the society Nigeria’s has become, many expected an elaborate programme, where there would...
Modern Juju Music… An indigenous genre awaiting the next superstar
The origin of the name juju is an interesting one. Early juju musicians played an array of instruments majorly ranging from drums, guitars and their voices.
Hubert Ogunde: A centenary birthday dance for the doyen of theatre
The roar of children chatter erupts, as they make their way back home from school. The kids are enjoying their jokes. Suddenly, one of them dashes across the main road in fear, as he tries to avoid being hit by the biggest of the group over a silly comment.