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Mission-to-stop
26 Feb 2015
A TOUR symposium, which included performance art works featuring Nigerian and foreign artists with a focus on e-waste is hardly a popular outlet to create awareness on abnormality of being a perpetual dumping ground.   But Nigeria’s foremost performance artist, Jelili Atiku is not perturbed as he and others conversed on Bodies of Planned Obsolescence:…
26 Feb 2015
AT the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Yaba, Lagos, U.K-based artist, Leo Asemota was scheduled for  “Masterclass” to discuss the inspiration for his work, The Ens Project, and the relevance of his key materials such as coal, orhue (kaolin), palm oil and vellum that he uses in his drawings and sculptures.    Key point of…
Art-Dubai-1
26 Feb 2015
AS the resilience of modern art continues to boost economic value of art appreciation across the world, the Nigerian master printmaker, Bruce Onobrakpeya and 12 other artists from Africa are experimenting the continent’s modern and contemporary contents at Art Dubai, holding from March 18 to 21, 2015 at Jumeirah, UAE. The 2015 edition, according to…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER 104 days of traversing many Nigerian states, the first batch of winners has emerged from Heroes: Back to the Roots, the first culture-based reality TV show to air in Nigeria.   The winners are: Happiness Udodang (Akwa Ibom State) who clinched the first position; Luter Emmanuel Ikyobo (first runner-up from Benue State) and Chelsea…
26 Feb 2015
THE Management of Synovus Media Limited has announced that the Lagos based marketing communication firm has added a new cable television channel, Rave TV, to shore up its Nollywood Movies Platform this year. Apart from the new cable channel, the company disclosed that it operates on seven television stations and they include; KSMC Kaduna; NSTV…
26 Feb 2015
NOT many see writing as a possible career to go into. Many less so after they had put several active years of service in their chosen fields of endeavour. But there are a few exceptions though like Omo Uwaifo, who, after many years as an engineer with Electricity Company of Nigeria (ECN), took to creative…
26 Feb 2015
THE Windham Campbell Prizes was announced this week its third round of prize-winners, which are chosen confidentially in three categories - fiction, nonfiction, and drama - to honour and support writers anywhere in the world writing in English. The awards, which come with a $150,000 check, can be given for a body of work or extraordinary…
26 Feb 2015
THE movie Still Standing starring Jackie Appiah, Bobby Obodo and others screens in cinemas nationwide from today. The movie is a chronicle of the joy and pain of a striving young American family, originally from Africa, and living the America dream until a major tragedy alters the family’s course. Nne-Amaka, just like so many other virtuous women,…
26 Feb 2015
PARIS-based soul singer, Asa has released the much-anticipated video to the single ‘Satan be Gone’ of her third album, Bed of Stone. Currently on a concert tour in Europe promoting the album, Asa unveils another facet of her artistry with this new video. Directed by filmmaker Meji Alabi, music and visuals come together to present…
26 Feb 2015
THE main auditorium of the University of Lagos, Akoka, will be agog on Sunday, March 15, when the first edition of the long-awaited The Lemuel Iyalla Classic Concert in Mars comes calling. In a chat, founder of the evening event, Lemuel Iyalla, disclosed that the concert would feature comedy performances and other side attractions for…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER the successful completion of two editions, organizers are set to hold the 3rd edition of model competition tagged ‘Pearl Look 2015’, which is a fresh initiative born out a desire to give back to the society by empowering young ladies. The event is designed in such a way that each contestant participating in the…
Desmond-Ovbiagele--25-2-15
24 Feb 2015
IT was not all together a good outing for Nollywood at this year’s edition of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, which ended on February 15, 2015. Apart from Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 and Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun’s Invasion 1897, which had an impressive showing, the other Nollywood films like A Place in…

Guardian Life

18 hours ago
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
19 hours ago
The social media space has been known to function as a tool for promoting the sharing of information and creative content worldwide. As millions continue to engage on various social media platforms; Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter and many more, social media has transitioned into a voice for airing strong opinions, breaking new ground in society.…
1 day ago
Martha Stewart has disclosed that she broke up with actor Anthony Hopkins Stewart broke up over one of his most notable movie roles. Speaking on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday, Stewart played a version of the game of "Two Truths and a Lie" called "Where's The Lie, Martha?" While playing the game, she revealed the…
1 day ago
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
1 day ago
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…

Music

1 day ago
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…
3 days ago
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…
3 days ago
Famous music stars, D’Banj and Simi, have been revealed as judges for the Nigerian Idols as the countdown to the show begins and will be premiered in February. D’Banj and Simi will be replacing Seyi Shay and DJ Sose who were judges in season six of the talent show and will be joining Obi Asika…
17 Jan
Adekunle Gold has announced the scheduled release date for his album Catch Me If You Can.  Real name Adekunle Kosoko, Adekunle Gold took to Twitter on Saturday to announce the release date of his new single Mercy, which he said will precede his album.  "_New Single' Mercy’-Out, January 21. New Album, 'Catch Me if you can’-Out, February…
Celine Dion
17 Jan
Iconic singer Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of her 16 remaining world tours. This cancellation is due to ongoing health issues. The singer who is just recovering from “severe and persistent muscle spasms,” said the healing process is hindering her ability to perform. The Canadian songstress made this known via her post published from…

Film

2 days ago
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
3 days ago
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…
3 days ago
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who played a young Hannibal Lecter and Yves Saint Laurent, died on Wednesday at the age of 37 following a skiing accident, his family said. One of the most striking faces of his generation, Ulliel was already in the top rank of French actors. He gained international attention for his performance…
4 days ago
Joss Whedon has claimed Gal Gadot misunderstood him on set. The ‘Justice League’ director has responded to allegations made by the actress - who played Wonder Woman in the film - on set, suggesting there was a language barrier when communicating with the French star. Speaking to a New York magazine, Joss Whedon said, “I…
Paris Hilton
4 days ago
Paris Hilton's Netflix cooking show Cooking With Paris has been cancelled after one season.  The culinary show premiered in August 2021 with six episodes that say Hilton try to make several receipes from savory main dishes to succulent desserts, alongside celebrity guests including Demi Lovato, Saweetie, Kim Kardashian, mom Kathy Hilton, and sister Nicky Hilton. Reporting the…