Day: June 21, 2018

“There’s an Audience for Every Film, not just Comedy.” – Abba Makama

THURSDAY MOVIES By Amara Iwuala Picture Credits: Manuel Schaffer and Kareem Not much is known in Nigeria about Green White Green and All the Beautiful Colours in My Mosaic of Madness, (aka Green white Green for short). Blame it on the refusal of Nigerian cinemas to distribute the film. Yet, Abba Makama’s first feature film […]

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Africa ‘PACES’ Up For The Business of Theatre

By Toyin Akinosho But Funding challenges, amplified by the presumed “Lagos Disappointment” threaten what could have been a grand entree Nigeria’s Qudus Onikeku, Egypt’s Noon Creative Enterprise and South Africa’s Gregory Maqoma and Vuyani Dance Theatre, are some of the over 30 artists and performing companies from 13 countries expected to present their work at […]

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Lagos Streets Echo The Sounds Of World Music Day

By Poke Toholo, Nightlife/Live Band Correspondent Bogobiri plugs in this evening, but the city “shuts down” at Muri Okunola on Sunday THE WORLD MUSIC DAY is today, June 21, 2018. Lagos joins other cities in the world to commemorate Fete de la Musique, which was popularised by the French Cultural Centre in this city by […]

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