Thursday, March 21, 2013

Ten Pictures

I attended a book reading event recently.  The plan was to come in, take about ten pictures and the event is covered. I’d never met or heard about the female poet and author, who was scheduled for this event, organized by the U.S. Embassy Resource Center, Abuja.  Like me, most of the audience did not know what to expect, while the few that have experienced her before had this anticipatory smile that seemed to say, “You guys don’t know what you are about to witness, but you will surely be blown away...”

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Dance is Serious Business

Nigerians love to dance.  Just attend any wedding, naming ceremony, thanksgiving etc and you’re sure to be entertained with numerous dance styles.  Dancing is fun and entertaining, but it could also be a very rewarding professional career.  It is for Chris Thomas (YungChris) and James Colter (Cricket), two U.S. hip hop dancers that visited Nigeria recently to share their experience.