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Over the time we meet talent that’s unique and fresh. Most of the times, such quality is usually ignored, but at Tsup Ug, being diffe...

What lies beneath the hype...

It was the most anticipated series for a long time, the social media hype, trailers, YouTube hits and all that, Ugandans could indeed not wa...

Beneath The Lies is finally here

It is by far Uganda’s most anticipated TV show; an all-star cast with the likes of Geatano Kaggwa, Flavia Tumusiime, Cedric Babu, Rabadaba, ...

Theatre festival makes an impressive first cut

When the Kampala International Theatre festival opened on Wednesday, November 26, many people were skeptical; some thought it was one of t...

Tribute to Wycliffe Kiyingi: His last interview

There’s something queer about old architecture –innocent designs, well laid boundaries and that never fading feel of happiness. The moment...

Ster City; South Africa's joyful pain

A scene from the production The most amazing thing in the life of an arts journo is when a pretty famous international star looks at you...

Taga interprets the totems of Uganda

The tradition of totems is practiced in many parts of the world but each region has its peculiar norms and customs tagged to this traditio...

Theater mourns Wycliffe Kiyingi

In March 2013, when Dr. Mercy Mirembe Ntangare put together a Theater festival, Wycliffe Kiyingi’s Muduuma Kwe Kwafe was set to showcase on ...

Theater festival comes to Kampala

Visual Art, dance, music and food festivals have all been held in Kampala, yet for some reason, Theater has been marginalized. Finally, a fe...

Kwivuga back to poetry basics

When Kwivuga was launched at Gato Mato in 2012, it was indeed the best thing to ever happen to poetry. A night where over twenty talented l...

Escape from Uganda, fails to impress

Early on in October, it was announced that the 2013 Bollywood film Escape from Uganda would premiere at the plush Serena Hotel in Kampala. ...

KLA ART: Riding art to the market

One of the biggest problem art has faced over the years was a fact that the consumers didn’t know how and where to find it. The ones who ...

Kirya serves a sound cup of orchestra

On Thursday, Maurice Kirya surprised many when he decided to program the Kampala Music School in the first ever Orchestra live concert at ...

Much Ado offers Shakespeare’s soft side

Last week, National Theatre was under some love spell as William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing was staged. The collaborative produ...

Sound Cup: Orchestra in a coffee cup

Photo credit: The American Prize Kampala Music School will tomorrow evening be playing at Maurice Kirya's Sound Cup. we've prob...

Shakespeare's epic comedy to grace theater

Much Ado About Nothing is comedy play by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599 as he was approaching the mid of ...

Maddox still has it

Three names come up when the reggae music genre in Uganda is mentioned, Maddox SSematimba, Bebe Cool and Henry Tigan. Bebe Cool is the se...

Sifa Kelele takes baby steps at Bayimba Fest

Sifa Kelele’s debut was highly anticipated at this edition of the Bayimba International Festival of the arts, being an all-female band wit...

Surprises at this year’s Bayimba arts festival

For a long time, many city event organizers have been attacked for deliberately promoting central based talent at the expense of those in ...

Bayimba back for an epic seventh

Bayimba International Arts festival is definitely the biggest arts gathering in Uganda, giving platforms to all different genres of arts and...

East African Film makers finally get a home at Maisha Magic

A few days ago, Multichoice Africa unveiled a new channel, Maisha Magic, a station dedicated and tailored for East African viewers and conte...

A chance to become better film makers beacons

During her keynote speech at the Uganda Film Festival, Nigerian actress Patience Ozwokor challanged stake holderts to create a film village ...

Coke Studio: Redefining music callaborations

Coke studio Africa is back. The show whose theme centers on fusion and pairing of unlike artistes was premiered at Zone 7, Bugolobi on Sat...