Ekwensi’s Jagua Nana to be Staged at the Muson Centre this Oct.

 Jagua Nana – The Musical                                                          Written by: Cyprian Ekwensi Adapted for the Stage & Directed By: Wole Oguntokun Starring:               Shafy Bello-Akinrinmisi Synopsis Cyprian Ekwensi’s Jagua Nana is a … More Ekwensi’s Jagua Nana to be Staged at the Muson Centre this Oct.

2013 Farafina Trust Workshop: Call For Applications

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from August 6 to August 16 2013. The Caine Prize winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, and others will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie. The workshop will take the form of a class. Participants will be … More 2013 Farafina Trust Workshop: Call For Applications

Splendid Literature & Culture Foundation to Announce Winner(s) at its Public Presentation

Splendid Literature and Culture Foundation (SL&CF), incorporated in January 2012 to produce quality literature that will not only entertain and enlighten children readers but also stimulate their imagination, will be publicly presented on February 21st, 2013. In July 2012, the Foundation made a call for submission of imaginative children’s literature from young Nigerian writers all … More Splendid Literature & Culture Foundation to Announce Winner(s) at its Public Presentation

British Council announces first edition of Lagos Theatre Festival

British Council Nigeria, in conjunction with three of Nigeria ‘s most exciting theatre companies, and award-winning British Nigerian actor, Inua Ellams, presents the Lagos Theatre Festival 2013. For 2 days, on the 16th and 17th of February, 2013, Renegade Theatre, Black Soul Performance Company, House of Tales andFuel Theatre will bring to life amazing performances across … More British Council announces first edition of Lagos Theatre Festival

Abami Eda Uncovered

Book: Fela: This Bitch of a Life Author: Carlos Moore Publisher: Cassava Republic Perhaps Carlos Moore wrote Fela Anikulap-Kuti’s biography in the first person to show how close they were; whatever the reason, that decision made the book. “Fela: This Bitch of a Life” couldn’t have been written any other way. Reading this narrative, I … More Abami Eda Uncovered

iRead: Nigerian Literature, what’s sex got to do with it?

While the controversy rages on over Achebe’s new book, we remember his poignant description of Okonkwo as a man of a few words. But surely, we wonder, ‘a few words’ cannot express the act that led to the conception of his children. If good fiction closely reflects reality, or makes the surreal seem so real … More iRead: Nigerian Literature, what’s sex got to do with it?

Workshop on flood resilient buildings and environmental design

Open Space Workshop Flood Resilient Buildings and Environmental Design Open Space Workshops… are meant for open discussions, innovative solutions and team work. Instead of lecture followed by Q&A, these workshops require participants to contribute their own ideas, their questions, proposals and solutions in an open-minded manner. The Heinrich Böll Stiftung in collaboration with the Department of Architecture, UNILAG … More Workshop on flood resilient buildings and environmental design

Book N Gauge 16: Unending Conversations

Book N Gauge, the monthly Book Culture event, will feature Nze Sylva Ifedigbo author of the recently published collection of short stories, “The Funeral Did Not End’ and Atilola Moronfolu, author of Anatomy of Mirage. The event, in its sixteenth edition, will draw from the theme: “Unending conversations”.  The event will explore how literature is … More Book N Gauge 16: Unending Conversations

Klorofyl Magazine’s City Issue and the Modern Reader

Writing a review is not as easy as people think. It is not just about reading, viewing or listening to a work of art and writing glowingly about it, or dismissing it with a few strokes of the pen, or key strokes, as it is these days. True, you approach some reviews with care, especially … More Klorofyl Magazine’s City Issue and the Modern Reader