Try looking in the monthly archives. April 2014

TARUWATuesday: This Month We Bring You All The POETRY You Can Handle and Then Some…

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Our hugely popular [and fun as hell!] monthly gathering, TARUWA, holds on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. This time, we’ll be celebrating International Poetry Month with amazing performances by Nigeria’s prolific poets including Wana Udobang, Efe Paul Azino, Titi Sonuga, Sheila NneAmaka Ojei and Donna Ogunnaike. As usual there will be beautiful live performances including music, […]

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Ayo Sogunro has #SorryTales for you This Weekend: Attend The Book Reading Session

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WHAT:  A Book Reading Session; The Wonderful Life of Senator Boniface & other Sorry Tales by Ayo Sogunro WHEN:  Saturday, April 26, 2014 [Time: 5pm] WHERE:  Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos There will be drinks and chops on the house as Sogunro reads from his book ‘The Wonderful Life of Senator Boniface & […]

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Zumba Master Classes with Lucas Mthenjane This Weekend

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  Zumba Education Specialist, Lucas Mthenjane, will be in Lagos this weekend to offer Zumba master classes!   DATE: Saturday, April 26, 2014. TIME: 11am – 2pm VENUE: SPAN center,1 Abuja Street, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.   ADMISSION: N3000. 1 child above 5years old with every parent gets free admission.     Private booking also […]

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2014 Farafina Creative Writing Workshop

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  Farafina Trust will be holding a 10-day creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by Orange Prize winner and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. and will run from August 5 to August 15, 2014. Kenyan Caine Prize Winning writer Binyavanga Wainaina, Aslak Sira Myhre and […]

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Nelson Mandela gets a second burial today at YORUBA DAY CELEBRATION at The University of Texas

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The 9th Annual Yoruba Day Celebration holds today, Friday, April 11th at 11:00 am at  Jester A230 (ISESE Gallery), University of Texas. There will be music, food performances and fun. In addition,  a guest speaker, Jelili Atiku, who is an installation and performance artist will be performing, “Nelson Mandela: A Second Burial.” Don’t be selfish! […]

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Art Exhibition ‘AFRICA JUNCTIONS’ Opens Today

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Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA) and Looiersgracht 60, a new project space for art, design and architecture in Amsterdam are pleased to invite you to the opening of the exhibition AFRICA JUNCTIONS. Opening: Friday April 11, 5–8 pm, Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam. Exhibition: April 12 – May 3, 2014 Opening Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12–8 pm […]

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Hello Budding Artist, Here’s A Great Opportunity to Present your Portfolio!! THE MAKER: NEW CONTEMPORARIES

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African Artist’s Foundation is pleased to announce an open call for submissions to 2014’s The Maker: New Contemporaries in Design and Photography. Entries should explore the following areas of design: furniture, product, fashion, graphic, and architecture; as well as photographs that push the boundaries of contemporary African photography. The Maker: New Contemporaries, is a platform […]

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Jude Dibia is on the Writer’s Block

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…In My Head! I have been thinking lately. Thinking about when it was I knew I wanted to write. I guess its normal I dwell on this now, especially as I’m constantly asked this during interviews and with chats with the media. 
What I find funny is that I never consciously chose to want to […]

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“My Take on the AMVCAs” -Oversabi

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The 2nd Edition of the AMVCA took place on the 8th of March 2014 and I have a few observations. I am not a critic so I will not be ‘criti-kin’ the event. I sha have some observations. It was an impressive show. I was proud of it because there was an obvious step up […]

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Experience a musical twist on stage in May: BAND AID

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WHAT:  A Stage Play ‘Band Aid’ WHEN:  May 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2014 [3pm and 6pm] WHERE:  Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos CAST:    Toyin Oshinaike, Patrick Diabuah, Toju Ejoh, Adesua Etomi,Tosin Sax, Demi Olubanwo, Written & Directed by: Abiodun Kassim DESCRIPTION:    When a group of tightly knit band mates who have distinct hidden psychological […]

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