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Lagos Open: Showcasing beautiful sides of Ghetto

Project Space, Lagos, an art centre for research, encounter, exchange, collaboration, residency and contemporary art, last week, held a project tagged “Lagos Open -Ajegunle invitation 2013”, during which invited artists, in collaboration with residents of the Ajegunle engaged some public spaces in selected streets in the Ajegunle community.

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Artistic Disciples at the mercy of fake, inhuman middlemen

If really there are saints amongst us the living, I haven’t had the singular opportunity to run into any or introduced to any either, other than claims that have never been established even in the witness box of a court of law. But there are still claims that have sounded more than traditional chorals which are embellished in absolute truth because these lyrics bear realistic compositions of daily life happenings which the artistic disciples render.

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Macmillan rebrands Nigeria at its Literary Night

All is now set for the 11th Macmillan Literary Night which comes up on the 14th November, 2013 at the Agip Recital Hall of the Muson Centre, Lagos.

This year’s Literary feast which commences at 6pm is themed “Fix it: The Nigerian Character” and according to the Executive Director Operations, Macmillan Nigeria Publishers Limited and Acting Chairman Macmillan Literary Events Committee, Mr Yinka Olaniyan, it is chosen to address the lingering perception of Nigerians as cheats, ritualists, dupes, drug traffickers and terrorists by nationals of other countries.

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Exploring art with infusion of two cultures

After participating in many international art fairs including the Joburg Art Fair , 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London etc, Omenka gallery, one of the leading gallery in Nigeria reputed for its policy of promoting international and Nigerian artists last Saturday opened another exhibition tagged Having Travelled Far, an exhibition of remarkable paintings by five leading contemporary African artists, all of whom are based in Germany

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Anambra has given the world, an array of creative writers – Prof. Chukwuemeka Ike

PROFESSOR Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike, is a man of many parts,a novelist of distinction, President, Nigerian Book Foundation (since 1993), the traditional ruler of Ikelionwu, publisher, author and administrator. The author of the famous Toads for Supper who organised the first Anambra State Literary Creativity Festival, in this interview with Vanguard Art, explains the reason behind the festival and other sundry issues.

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