Try looking in the monthly archives. March 2014

This April; Lagos Black Heritage Festival is on!

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WHAT:   Lagos Black Heritage Festival WHEN:    Monday, April 14 –  Monday, April 21, 2014 WHERE:  Freedom Park, 1 Hospital road, off Broad Street, Lagos Island DESCRIPTION: Inspired by the spirit of convergence for which Lagos remains pre-eminent, the Lagos Black Heritage Festival celebrates African creativity within a carnivalesque of traditional and contemporary Dance, Music, Painting […]

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Book Reviews by Karachi Atiya

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A HEART TO MEND-Myne Whitman (2009)    Gladys Eborah, who was brought up in a deprived household moves from Enugu to Lagos after graduation in search of a job. She meets and falls in love with a smart wealthy young man and somehow fits perfectly into his world at once. This is the sort of […]

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Interview with Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju

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Taruwa magazine recently sat down to chat with a seasoned thespian, convener of Open Mic Theatre and a friend of the house Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju. She shed more light on her most recent involvement with V-monologues, upcoming projects and other issues close to her heart. TM: could you tell us the reason you got involved […]

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Interview with Canadian Artist Ilene Sova

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How do you describe your work when people ask you ‘what do you paint?’ I paint massive, colourful paintings of women’s faces. I have always painted women’s faces. Ever since I was a child, my mother used to buy paper every time she went grocery shopping and I would fill it by the end of […]

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Will Kiss For Food by Ibrahim Onimisi-Suleiman

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OF MUSINGS, INKED THUMBS & PENCILS…  Ibrahim Onimisi-Suleiman’s column I’ve never had to spend time in a kitchen. Most likely because my mom is an amazing cook. Don’t roll your eyes, yes I know everyone’s mom is a great cook (if yours isn’t, that’s not a problem, some lies are permissible) Okay so we have […]

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Pictures: Femi Kuti at the MUSON Festival 2013 by Eniola Tito Abumere

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Don’t be selfish! Tell a friend… and then another

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Some Pictures from Lagos Carnival 2013 by Eniola Tito Abumere

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              Don’t be selfish! Tell a friend… and then another

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Poetry: The Word According to Osita

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Osita was a poet based in Abuja and a friend to Taruwa and a lot of Art societies. He died in October of 2012. We honour him on our platform. see some of his poems from his last work ‘The Word according to Osita’. AGAINST THE NIGHT When the nights become long, as you know […]

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Announcing The Taruwa Festival of Performing Arts 2014

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  Gbagyichild Entertainment is proud to announce the second edition of Taruwa Festival which will take place from 4th – 7th of June 2014. SPACES FOR VENDORS are still available Do you have products you would like to showcase/sell? Do you sell smallchops, finger or fast-food? You have an opprtunity to sell to a host […]

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Lagos Jazz Series 2013 by Eniola Tito Abumere

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Over the years I’ve come to realise that people have tastes for different things. Some people enjoy clubbing and the thrill of not knowing what a night of club-hopping might turn out. Some enjoy the vibrant fashion scene and look forward to events like Lagos fashion week or the numerous small fashion shows designers host […]

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