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Forty Years After ‘The Poet Lied’, A Large Gabfest Planned for Ofeimun

By MacJack Olutonto, Book Correspondent, BookArtVille A committee of writers, critics and culture enthusiasts is organizing a large conference and Festival, laid out in 19 sections, for Odia Ofeimun. The poet, playwright, essayist, drama producer and publisher, will be turning 70 on March 16, 2020, some 40 years after his controversial debut collection arrived the bookshelves. […]

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59th Venice Biennale Appoints Cecilia Alemani Visual Arts Director

The task of planning and curating the upcoming 59th International Art Exhibition is always a challenge: she is a curator who has organized many exhibitions of contemporary artists, she is currently Director and Chief Curator of High Line Art, the programme of public art of the renowned urban park build on an elevated railroad in […]

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Ordinary Fellows … Quid Pro Quo

              Nollywood has hardly explored stories about ways and means on campuses, beyond the tales of misguided students who belong to cults. Lorenzo Menakaya and Ikenna Aniekwe have, thankfully, decided to journey to an area that is largely ignored. “The producers should consider turning the work into a TV […]

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Apotheosis of Aguiyi- Ironsi

Ironsi – Nigeria, The Army, Power And Politics by Chuks Iloegbunam; Eminent Biographies (EB), Awka, Nigeria; 2019; 298pp There is an almost general acknowledgment that “The Class of 1966”, that is, the northern revenge coup plotters that killed General JTU Aguiyi-Ironsi and ousted his regime, has somewhat superintended over the affairs of the country ever […]

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Sokoh’s Love Letter at The Treehouse

This Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 2-4pm Where? The Treehouse, 7th Floor, YMCA, 77 Awolowo Rd, Ikoyi 100212, Lagos Ozoh Sokoh is a food adventurer and exploration geologist. Sheis passionate about food in its totality– cooking, eating, dreaming, writing and capturing it, especially on her blog, Kitchen Butterfly. With Love Letter to Lagos Ozoz Sokoh, also known as […]

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Rele Unveils Its Fifth Set of Young Turks

By Bunmi Aduloju Rele Gallery, founded only six years ago, is unveiling its fifth edition of its annual Young Contemporaries initiative. The event is in form of an exhibition of work of this year’s selected ones; “Six hopeful young artists working in varied mediums with differing degrees of skills and techniques have been selected and […]

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Goodbye Sessions for Quintessence Founder, Aino, in Gothenburg and Lagos

By Toyin Akinosho Aino Oni-Okpaku will be laid to rest in Gothenburg, the coastal city in Western Sweden where she hailed from, on January 20, 2020. A memorial service, and a session of testimonies, will be held exactly a month later, on February 20, 2020 in Lagos, the ebullient Nigerian city in which she spent […]

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Raccah: ‘A Love for the Planet’

In an announcement from its Naperville, Illinois, headquarters today (January 7), the independent publisher Sourcebooks Kids has announced that it will acquire the majority of titles produced by Dawn Publications of Nevada City, California….. Click here to read full article.

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Why Ebook Subscription Services Will Finally Succeed In The Coming Decade

Subscription services for digital music, movies, and TV shows are all very popular nowadays, but for ebooks, they aren’t. Although ebook subscription services have existed for several years, they have yet to take off. That’s going to change in the coming decade: by the….. to read full article  click here

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T.S. Eliot letters to muse unveiled after 60 years

Letters that poet T.S. Eliot wrote to his muse and confidante Emily Hale were unveiled this week after more than 60 years in storage. The letters were made available to researchers at Princeton University Library on Thursday, Jan. 2, and are expected to provide insight into the relationship Eliot had with To Read Full article […]

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