Erdogan's Istanbul opera house plan sparks excitement, controversy
On the buzzing Taksim Square of Istanbul, the focal point of the modern city, a giant disused building looms over visitors, its glass windows broken and a few tattered advertising banners flapping disconsolately in the breeze.
All for women as Hear Word stars celebrities in street theatre
It was a presentation of iOpenEye theatre group, and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. The street performance was held in Bariga, Yaba and Tafewa Balewa Square and had Bimbo Akintola, Elvina Ibru, Ufeoma McDermott, Rita Eward Debbie Ohiri...
Wat’s dis all about?... Raising the citizenry from despondency during recession
The Lagos Country Club and Ibadan Playhouse, in collaboration with OneSix Production, thrilled live theatre enthusiasts with another of its presentations, Wat’s Dis All About? Presented at the club’s amphitheatre, Ikeja, Lagos...
Exchange Faces, Chinese government partner on cultural promotion
An Abuja-based creative and cultural organisation, Exchange Faces, last weekend hosted the second edition of China/Nigeria Exchange programme. The cultural exchange show, performed with the support of Chinese Cultural Centre...
Play reflects on the girl child, wife inheritance
It must be noted that Johann Pestalozzi, the Swiss educationist, was not only addressing the Swiss, but the whole world, including Africans, when he said: ‘Man must search for what is right and let happiness come on its own.
Team Nigeria in the race for World’s Theatre Marathon
While it awaits official confirmation of its world record attempt from the Guinness World Record team, Team Nigeria hopes to embark on several other art-related projects in its Art-4-Hope campaign across Nigeria.
Osusu… Lessons in unity, statecraft
Peace and unity are some of the indispensable ingredients a nation needs for healthy growth and development. So that when the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture Troupe recently presented Osusu....
Palmwine Drinkard … A voyage to the supernatural
The Kegite Club has a common saying: ‘In the midst of happiness, lies brutal danger.’ This is normally said in the camaraderie to check members on the gyration ground and also as life’s lesson.