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CORA’s Sixth Book Trek, Tomorrow, at Quintessence

Committee for Relevant Art, CORA is pleased to invite you to its SIXTH Book Trek in 2019, which is its Fourth at Quintessence Gallery in the year. Tomorrow, Saturday, July 20, 2019, we’d be hosting the author Dele Farotimi, to a reading of Do Not Die in Their War  The event runs from 2.30pm to 5pm and will be very […]

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CORA’s Sixth Book Trek, This Saturday, at Quintessence

Committee for Relevant Art, CORA is pleased to invite you to its SIXTH Book Trek in 2019, which is its Fourth at Quintessence Gallery in the year. On Saturday, July 20, 2019, we’d be hosting the author Dele Farotimi, to a reading of Do Not Die in Their War. The event runs from 2.30pm to 5pm […]

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Jagagba at Muson, BookTrek at Quintessence, King Baabu Returns, It’s ‘Rain’ing Again at The Park, the Drum Speaks and other matters…

The Lagos City Arts Calendar, This Weekend, this month, and Beyond.. ART COMPETITION Felabration 2019 Artwork Competition Submission ends on September 15th, 2019 For more information visit www.felabration.net starts on May 1st, 2019 and STAGE Jagagba A stage play written by Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim Date: Friday 19th (7pm) Sat 20th (3pm & 7pm) Sun 21st (3pm […]

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CORA’s Fifth Book Trek, This Afternoon, at Patabah

CORA is pleased to have you join us at a Book Reading at Patabah Bookstore in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria, this afternoon, Tuesday July 16, 2019. It’s our second BookTrek at this quaint store and our fifth BookTrek in the year. Time is 4pm John Oseo Omuruan’s My Campus Cult Diary, a front row account of […]

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Thursday Jazz tonite at Scotch Bonnet, The Soyinka Symposium tomorrow, Osundare Heads East on Monday, Death Returns to Stage, Bita Kola at the Park, the Drum Speaks and other matters…

The Lagos City Arts Calendar, This Weekend, this month, and Beyond.. ART COMPETITION Felabration 2019 Artwork Competition Submission ends on September 15th, 2019 For more information visit www.feabrations.net starts on May 1st, 2019 LIVE MUSIC Live Jazz on Thursdays at the Bonnet Date: Thursday July 11, 2019 Food, Drinks, Live Music Venue: Scotch Bonnet, Chartered […]

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Ajo Fest Director, Ogungbade, Dies

By Toyin Akinosho Jide Ogungbade, the theatre director widely noted for interpreting Fred Agbeyegbe’s “Ajo Plays” into full carnivals on stage, has died. “Nicholas Babajide Ogungbade, passed on in the evening hours of Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Lagos after a period of illness”, a family statement announced. A poet, playwright, singer and music composer, […]

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Leslie’s Skinned is the 2019 Caine Winner

Leslie Nneka Arimah is the winner of the Caine Prize for an African short story. She won the trophy with the work: Skinned, a story which envisions a society in which young girls are ceremonially ‘uncovered’ and must marry in order to regain the right to be clothed. Arimah’s unsettling tale of bodily autonomy and […]

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Cassava Counts to The Day of Small Silence

By Damian Otugbua Cassava Republic is counting down to the day of release of A Small Silence. The publisher is releasing a short excerpt from the new novel, every day, to whet appetite for the book. Every excerpt, christened ‘A Sneak Peek’, is rounded off with a footnote that screams: Pre-order Now! The price of […]

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Osundare: The Poetry Feast Reaches Calabar on Monday

The fifth edition of the Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival (NOIPOFEST) starts in the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Calabar, on Monday July 15. The first of the annual feast of words to venture outside the southwest of Nigeria, it would be formally opened with a key note address by the Harvard Professor Biodun Jeyifo, whose […]

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The Fulcrum of Desire

By Emmanuel Iduma Photography is like hunting, Malick Sidibé says. When we visit, he is wearing a fitted white jalabiya, sitting outside a house, part of a cluster of buildings, each coated in reddish brown. His eyesight is failing. I cover his hands in mine, in greeting. A woman and a man prepare him for […]

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