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LITERATURE
THE ARTISTIC BRAIN DRAIN

THE ARTISTIC BRAIN DRAIN

May 14, 2016 / by William Moore in Art, Literature

The effect of foreign countries poaching African talent in fields of science and technology is no secret. Ufot Ekong who in 2015 broke a 50-year-old academic record in Japan was...

LIFESTYLE
WHAT’S COOKING

WHAT’S COOKING

May 14, 2016 / by NEWS in Art, Culture & Travel, Lifestyle

What’s Cooking is a culinary art and photography exhibition, opening on May 15, 2016 at Rele Gallery. Held in collaboration with Samsung, the exhibition runs till June 10 and features...

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MUSIC

A CONVERSATION WITH BLESSING TANGBAN
Interview, Music |
May 26, 2016

A CONVERSATION WITH BLESSING TANGBAN

Self-taught guitarist Blessing Tangban was born and Raised in Cross River state, Nigeria. She holds an Associate degree in Substance Abuse Counseling, a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a...


NEW HORIZONS: AN AFRICAN BALLET
Music |
May 17, 2016

NEW HORIZONS: AN AFRICAN BALLET

On Saturday May 28, 2016, the Muson Centre will play host to a weekend of concerts themed New Horizons: An African Ballet. An African Ballet is Tunde Jegede’s new creation,...


HOMEGROWN STRUGGLE
Culture & Travel, Music |
May 12, 2016

HOMEGROWN STRUGGLE

Before globalization eclipsed localization in societal organization, we were left with only our judgment and opinions when it came to the task of awarding respect and accolades to artists. Today,...


IN CONVERSATION WITH SOMI
Interview, Music |
May 05, 2016

IN CONVERSATION WITH SOMI

You are an American by birth but of Rwandan and Ugandan descent. You have also lived in Zambia and Lagos. How have these varied cultural influences impacted on your music?...


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FILM & TV

GIDI BLUES: A LAGOS LOVE STORY
Film and TV |
April 27, 2016

GIDI BLUES: A LAGOS LOVE STORY

Produced and directed by Femi Odugbemi, Gidi Blues tells the story of Akin, an indulged playboy from an affluent family who accidentally meets Nkem, a beautiful but unusual young lady...


REVIEW: COUPLE OF DAYS
Film and TV |
April 18, 2016

REVIEW: COUPLE OF DAYS

I am ashamed to admit that Couple of Days is the first Nigerian movie that I have watched in the cinema and I was actually targeting Zootopia but apparently the...


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