Bolanle Austen-Peters: For The Love Of The Art
With a history and culture that does little or nothing to promote the woman as a context, the International Women's Month offers an avenue to celebrate women who have contributed phenomenally to the different sectors they find themselves, especially those that have shown that they are not bound by the limiting rules devised by the…
How Terra Kulture Came About And The Exceptional Woman Behind It
If you're a lover of African art, culture and a good time, then chances are that you've gone to Terra Kulture before or heard of it. Located in Victoria Island, Lagos, the privately-owned educational and recreational centre has a mini library or information centre on Nigeria and Africa. Also available are a restaurant where Nigerian…
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.
Book industry reels in debt as publishers, booksellers bicker
Booksellers or distributors, on the other hand, cite poor sales figures and rising cost of running their business as reason they are sometimes unable to maintain their own part of the bargain to publishers.
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.
Economic recession: Who are the beneficiaries...?
A 100kg bag of paddy rice that previously sold for N12, 000 now sells for N28, 000 while one bushel of milled rice now goes for N8,000 as against N3,500.
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.
At Tender Art, young female artists get empowerment
Over 100 female artists are undergoing training in art skills at Kunle Adewale’s Tender Art workshop. About 60 of them have their works on display.