Sixth Lagos Theatre Festival kicks off in February
Lagos Theatre Festival Foundation, organisers of Lagos Theatre Festival, have announced the 2019 edition that will take place in Lagos from Monday, February 25 through Sunday, March 3, 2019. Primary among LTF’s objectives is the showcasing of innovative ideas that inspire new audiences and new creative work that spark conversation and debate. The festival will…
Artists, producers set to dazzle at 2018 MUSON Festival
The publisher of The Guardian, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, will headline the 2018 My Kind of Music section of this year’s Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Festival of Arts, which holds tomorrow.
OluJazz D’Saxtalkative storms MUSON for ‘mother of all gigs’
For a brief period, the Freedom Park, Lagos, was subjected to his saxophonic excursus. His jazz animated the culture house, as he seductively belched well-coordinated beats. In just 30 minutes, sometimes, an hour, he would play his kind of jazz to a highly ‘puritan’ audience. So naturally did he warm himself to the audiences that…
German embassy gifts MUSON musical instruments worth N19.5 Million
The German Consul in Lagos has donated a set of musical instruments to Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON Centre) valued at a whopping N19.5 million. The bulk of the instruments was purchased by the embassy and supplemented by individuals and organizations in Germany through the efforts of Manuel Druminski, himself an ace musician, who has…
U.K. based Rebecca Omordia’s debut concert holds at MUSON
London-based Nigerian-Romanian virtuoso pianist will make her debut performance in Nigeria on March 4 and 11, 2018, at the Agrip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre. The show will be hosted by the Musical Society of Nigeria, the body responsible for training of children and adults interested in making a career in music, singing skill and the…
The cosmopolitan: Teju Cole and the new African internationalism
In his memoir, One Day is for the Thief, Teju Cole remarks that Nigeria is a “hostile environment for the life of the mind.” This is a statement ...
SPAN’s Collaborate to Innovate enlivens MUSON Festival 2016
Society for Performing Arts (SPAN) is collaborating with Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) in this year’s MUSON Festival to energise the dance segment of the festival.
18 students to represent Nigeria in UWC programme
Eighteen Nigerian students who have qualified to attend the United World Colleges (UWC) programme by September 2016 have been charged to change the negative narratives the west have about the country.