Friday, March 27: Top 10 Arts & Culture Must Reads


1. Rwanda's Superstar Factory

With an emphasis on music, a new public school in Rwanda aims to capitalize on the country's rich musical tradition and produce the next wave of superstars.
Source: CNN

2. Making Africa' On View Now With 120+ Artists and Designers

A new exhibit at Germany's Vitra Museum surveys the wealth of African creativity by showcasing the works of over 120 of the continent's most compelling artists and designers.
Source: okayafrica

3. DJ Edu Searches for Africa's Best Nightclub

Looking to get your groove on in Africa? Join DJ Edu as he searches for the best nightclubs across the continent.
Source: PRI

4. 7 Talented South African Illustrators to Watch - Computer Arts

Get the low down on some of South Africa's top illustrators, each of whose work was on display at the recent Design Indaba.
Source: Design Indaba

5. Maasai Warriors: How Do They Choose a Chief? They Dance.

Being a modern day Maasai chief takes a whole new skill set. Forget lion hunting and focus on your dance moves.
Source: CNN

6. Review of 'Senufo: Art & Identity in West Africa' at Cleveland Museum of Art

Powerful and mysterious are good adjectives to describe the Senufo artworks on display in this new exhibit.
Source: The Wall Street Journal

7. Chinua Achebe, Ben Okri & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Invade 'The Simpsons'

A Nigerian princess in Springfield? Learn about the recent Simpsons' episode, which managed to cast a positive light on some of Nigeria's most acclaimed authors.
Source: okayafrica

8. More Than Heft, Form & Material: History and Culture in the Architecture of David Adjaye

The curator of a retrospective on David Adjaye's work provides his take on the meaning behind, and contribution of, his architecture.
Source: Mutual Art

9. The Nile Project Delivers a Pan-African Message

A musical journey through Africa takes its show on the road, well beyond the continent.
Source: Seven Days

10. Exclusive: How D'Banj Became Africa's King of Music

Get to know the man behind the legend. D'Banj speaks exclusively to News24.
Source: News 24
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