News round up in TheLagosReview 2023

Our news section offers  a comprehensive handle on the creative ecosystem by providing a space for sharing information and a resource base for researchers and archivists.

We receive monthly, on the average, 20 news releases from writers and publishers, musical artistes and music labels, events promoters and festival organisers and other literary magazines requesting our help in sharing their news.

This has placed us in a unique position as a clearing house and warehouse of  information and ideas.

It is also a measure of our reach and significance in the ecosystem.

By featuring trending news and stories while covering events and productions, we provide those seeking cultural news and immersion a one-stop-shop that offers a finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist. It is a labour of love and we are committed to it.

This year we covered books and arts festivals, reported from the Ake and London book fairs, covered art exhibitions at 1.54 and the London Fringe, music concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and more, then shared news on forthcoming books, music, movies, theatre productions, art exhibitions, etc.

Here is a quick run-down of a few:

Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” reigns supreme at the box office with $21m opening

The post-Thanksgiving, early December box office saw Beyoncé’s concert film, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, steal the show, raking in an impressive $21 million in North American ticket sales during its opening weekend.  This marked a historic moment, breaking a 20-year record since The Last Samurai for a film opening with over $20 million during this traditionally slow period … Continue reading

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