How writing in indigenous languages became talking point at Book Party
Reacting to the query, Jumoke Verissimo (The Birth of Illusion) observed that most modern day writers’ grasp of their mother tongue is at best average, noting that many do not have the commanding grasp of their indigenous languages to write adequately in it.
The Ajiboyes on a tale of father and sons
According to Segun, “As a matter of fact, as an artist, you have a rare gift from God. It is said that God molded clay and breathed into it and it became life and that is exactly what an artist does.
Moment of glory for Austen-Peters as Terra Kulture Arena opens
It was a moment of glory for the boss of Nigeria’s foremost culture centre, Terra Kulture, Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters, as her new offering and Nigeria’s first privately-owned theatre...
Moment of inspiration for young people at MTNF conference
A lot of young people today seem clueless about their life’s aspiration and have no focus whatsoever as to where they intend to be in the nearest future.
Ambode’s five theatre offerings elicit cautious optimism
I never believed I could sit down for two hours; I thought I would just pop in briefly and then leave, but this is awesome and fantastic.
How neglect of theatre hurts creative industry, its job-creation potential
From today, Friday, October 14 through Sunday, 16, lovers of live theatre will experience spectacular fun at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, as the centre’s yearly MUSON Festival of the arts opens with a Broadway-style Musical Theatre.
How Ogakwu, Onobrakpeya stretched beyond limitations
One year after Chinedu Ogakwu made his debut entry onto the Lagos art landscape, the Port Harcourt-based artist has found collaboration with a colleague, John Urherigho Onobrakpeya.
Transitions with Jegede’s palette of probity
Art historian, Prof Dele Jegede, who was a celebrated cartoonist at Daily Times, attempts a probity of how his work has affected cross sections of people whose lives have been intruded, by his palette...