Nigeria, Ghana in cine wedlock, set for joint film festival
Long dominated by Hollywood and Bollywood, film is a burgeoning industry across Africa. From Nigeria to Ghana, South Africa to Senegal, Burkina Faso and Uganda, African filmmakers are beginning to make a name for themselves on global screens.
Biyi Bandele’s Rain set for the stage in Lagos
Rain, an absurd but funny play of two crazy street sweepers who find their mental balance in telling each other tall stories that reflect their warped state of mind, made up of and by the state of the nation, will hit the stage at Terra Kulture’s Theatre Arena, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Sunday, August 25, 2019. It is a production of Park Theatre Lagos.
Hear Word! toes to Edinburgh International Festival
The critically acclaimed stage play, Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True, is among plays to be performed at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival holding in Scotland. The play addresses real-life issues such as gender inequality, domestic violence, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood, and transformation.
Oluyole, Mhlophe share street kids’ rehabilitation stories on African Voices
This week’s African Voices Changemakers sponsored by Globacom will feature two stars deploying arts for development by using their passions in choreography, dance and story to rehabilitate street kids.
Ali baba: It’s an honour to see upcoming comedians use my jokes
The iconic and trailblazing grandmaster comedian, Ali Baba, has said it is always an honour to see upcoming and even established acts in the comedy sector use his jokes as platform for building their careers. He likened the phenomenon to wannabe contestants on both the X-Factor and American Idol singing the songs of known legends like Whitney Houston and Adele to gain recognition and find their own voices.
OneHouse sings Oriki of a Grasshopper
It was Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman statesman and philosopher, who said, “the soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind.”
Justice Oke unveils theatre troupe, gets ICPN honour
The foyer of Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, is an unusual place to stage a play, but when the Acting Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba...
U.S. Navy band thrills at Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park
For the second time this year, Topside, a brass band of the United States Naval Forces Europe, visited Nigeria from July 28 to 30 to bolster the U.S.-Nigerian...
28 days in Delta…My memoir, a reality show debuts
On August 1, 2019, Blue Clem Entertainment, an award winning production company will unveil 28 Days in Delta…My Memoir, a reality T.V. show, as part of activities marking the 28th anniversary of Delta State’s creation.