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Everything You Need To Know About Ake Festival 2016

  We are pleased to announce that our dates for this year are 15-19 November and the festival will take place at Arts and Culture Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. This year’s edition is themed “Beneath this Skin’’ and we are delighted to have Distinguished Professor, renowned writer, and literary icon Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o as our headliner […]

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Coming Home Exhibition by Victor Ekpuk

  “Coming Home”, is Victor Ekpuk’s first solo exhibition in Nigeria in over a decade. This exhibition features Ekpuk’s new project that is inspired by his experiences in Nigeria during a four months stay as an Artist in Residence with Arthouse Foundation in Lagos in 2015. In a departure from his usual medium, the works […]

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Ideas For Lagos Call For Literary Submissions

  Call for literary submissions Ideas for Lagos  is pleased to welcome submissions for our Blog’s literary column, Stranger than Fiction. Entries can be of any genre (fiction or non-fiction), but the City of Lagos must be an active or passive theme. Submissions are welcome at any time throughout the year. Please find a list of […]

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FT and OppenheimerFunds Launch 2016 Emerging Voices Awards

  The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds today announced the launch of the second annual FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards, a global initiative designed to recognize artistic talent in emerging-market nations.* The winners in three categories – art, fiction, and film – will be announced in September 2016. Each winner will receive a $40,000 award, and two […]

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Register for #My2016Goals Workshop

  We are beyond excited to present to you the first edition to our 2016 workshop line up- #My2016Goals Strategising for Success. “People with goals succeed because they know where they are going”. – Earl Nightingale  Every year we make resolutions, set goals, targets and hope we achieve our dreams. For most of us, by […]

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Afropolitan Vibes January 2016

  Bantu invites you to the 33rd edition of Afropolitan Vibes. This month’s show will feature Afro-Juju maestro SIR SHINA PETERS, Hiphop duo SHOW DEM CAMP & songstress SIMI all sharing the stage with the 13 piece BANTU collective. FRIDAY 22nd January 2016 DJ Set: 7pm Show: 8pm (prompt) Venue: Freedom Park Lagos Island More […]

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Rele Presents 2016’s Young Contemporaries

  In line with its aim to trigger a new-found appreciation of the arts and help nurture a new generation of visual artists, Rele has in the past year been observing, collecting and supporting young talents whom it believes have the right balance of potential, work ethic and drive to occupy a new roster of […]

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Funmi Iyanda’s Change-A-Life TV Show To Kick Off The New Year

  On January 1st 2016, Change-A-Life Foundation Nigeria presents its special annual talk show hosted by Funmi Iyanda on NTA with two special guests, Mrs Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, First bank PLC and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. Through segmented spotlights on peculiar human stories and hard talk bordering on […]

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Kakadu The Musical

  Internationally acclaimed Stage musical, Kakadu will be showing in Lagos this holiday season. It will be showing at the Agip Recital Hall, Muson center on the 29th and 30th 2015, and from the 1st to the 3rd of January 2016. Kakadu the Musical shares the story of a famous Lagos nightclub in the sixties […]

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Wakaa The Musical

  The new musical Wakaa will be taking over the Shell Hall, Muson Center, Lagos from 30th December, 2015 to January 3rd, 2016. From the stables of Bolanle Austen Peters Productions, Get ready to be entertained by the talented cast of Wakaa! They will be staging 11 shows for 5 Days. Show schedule: DECEMBER 30: […]