Enriching NCAC’s artistic offerings with new menu
With the desire to enrich the programme repertoire of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Director-General of the council, Mrs Dayo Keshi has announced new activities that will be introduced in the course of the year.
Hard Rock Cafe rocks Lagos with grand opening party
Hard Rock Café International officially opened its doors in Victoria Island, Lagos with its grand opening celebration on Friday, 11th March 2016.
Issues around online streaming of movies
Recently, there was a report, which allegedly claimed that some producers are bitter over their exploitation by an online movies’ streamer, IROKO.
America Is Still In Love With Lord Of African
In America, Nigeria’s Babatunde Olatunji who died a decade ago continues to be celebrated as a super star, foremost percussionist from Africa, an institution, the custodian of African culture and teacher.
Murna… When National Troupe Rekindled Hope Of IDPs
The National Troupe of Nigeria (NTN) recently brought smiles and hope to the Internally Displaced Persons in Abuja. Emotions flowed as the victims of hostility and extreme violence enjoyed temporary happiness in dance drama that was brought to their doorsteps.
For Murtala Mohammed 40th Remembrance, Exhibition, Lecture Highlight Virtue
Four decades after the assassination of former Head of States, General Murtala Mohammed, a memorial exhibition and lecture in his honour have generated reflection on the worth of selfless leadership. Held at the National Museum Onikan, Lagos, the exhibition titled Our Hero Past: General Murtala Ramat Mohammed – currently showing – is a rejuvenated and…
In 2015, black audiences for jazz music declined
OVER the years, there has been a systematic decline in the patronage of jazz by black audiences, a phenomenon which reached an unprecedented level in 2015. And this was despite the fact that the year witnessed tremendous jazz activity – much more than previous years - even as the scene recorded a comparatively low number…
Sprinkling Confetti On Unwelcome Persons’ Portraits
Thematically based on the plight of victims of displacement, Ngozi Schommers’ collage paintings, interestingly, bring an opportunity to see the subject through the perspective of a resident in Germany. Also of interest is the fact that, increasingly, a conservative Lagos art space is being challenged in battle for the soul of the rising value of…
Beyond Colours Of Enotie Ogbebor’s Missing Link
THE urge to sketch, sculpt, shade, mould, paint, sing and dance has propelled Enotie Ogbebor to a realisation of self and unto a high cloud - the world of the arts! Like most greats, his talents also started to manifest from the cradle days. The manifestations jolted his parents, necessitating the hiring of an art…
Book On Nigeria Travellers’ Guide Now In Print
AS part of efforts to keep Nigerians at home and in the diaspora abreast of currents events in the country, Nigerian Tourism Europe, a tourism organization based in Sweden and England, is collaborating with Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and Motoring World International to launch Nigeria Travellers Guide and Tourism book. The book is an…