Nkoli Ka...Celebrating 50 years of Nsukka art
Rolling out the drums to celebrate 50 years of Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Enugu State, transcends the four walls of a school of art.
Ndibe, Nwosu, Bola’s fictional responses to migration and displacement of Africans
With Goethe-Institut’s Literary Crossroad Series, African writers, both on the continent and the diaspora, now find a common ground to discuss contemporary trends and themes in their writings.
Second Queen Moremi Pageant to hold in October
The second edition of Queen Moremi Pageant would be held in October. The first edition, which was held last year, had Miss Blessing Animasahun as winner.Now however, the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II...
Lai Mohammed, Steve Ayorinde storm Lagos Glo Laffta Fest
There were also Nollywood stars who added glamour to the event and delighted the audience further. Those who came were Funke Akindele, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Odunlade Adekola. Glo ambassador, Omawumi Megbele, also graced the event.
From Onaism to GownTown: Okediji’s African-structured ‘university’ for development
Across all facets of endeavours come the imperative to induce advancement through creativity, especially those on indigenous knowledge systems. The synergy between art and development seems set to be projected by a Diaspora artist, Prof. Moyo Okediji.
Photographic Foundation legacy for Fashola
With the aim to support, promote and develop the visual arts in such areas as photography, cinematography and videography in Nigeria, a Lagos-based organisation, Temple Management Company has announced the launch of Fashola Photographic Foundation.
Arthouse Gets Better With Its Residency With exhibitions, studio visits and even workshops involving artists currently in residence, Arthouse Foundation has gotten a lot better in maximising the value of its residency. The charity arm of the auction house Arthouse Contemporary, is doing far more with and for Kadara Enyeasi and Thierry Oussu, its current…
Eddie Ugboma set to launch Movie/Music Hall Of Fame
Preparations have reached high gear for veteran filmmaker, Chief Eddie Ugboma, to launch his Movie/Music Halls of Fame.The launch/induction ceremony expected to hold in August at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, will see grand patron, patrons, fellows and members inducted.
Revisiting the politics of literary criticism as Nzekwu goes home
It was Mr. Chike Ofili, a poet, who stirred the hornet’s nest two Fridays ago at the evening of tributes held for late Chief Onuorah Nzekwu in Lagos. Offili had lamented the neglect the writer suffered even when his peers like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and J.P. Clark enjoyed robust critical attention, to the effect…