On Friday, April 5, Baba Shabu, a renowned Liberian painter, celebrated his 90th birthday with an exhibition at the newly-established Art House on U.N. Drive in Mamba Point.
On March 2, Creative Afrik held its second iteration of the Cane Juice Festival. The festival, billed as a celebration of Liberian culture, took place at the Liberian-owned Elizabeth Village Resort, a resort located along the banks of the Benson River, not far from Buchanan. The festival featured live performances, canoe rides, pool access, live art, and of course, cane juice shots.
Among the modest flurry of new Western-style fast food joints that seem to have popped up along Tubman Boulevard in my absence, I only sampled two, roughly across from each other, around the Airfield Junction. This review discusses the latest outpost of the Monroe Chicken empire and the rather more upmarket The Hub Diner (an incongruous name), which boasts similar offerings.
Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey, has released her second anti-corruption book titled, Jaadeh, a bassa language book.
After an absence from Liberia of 30 months, it was with much gusto that I tucked into two Evelyn’s meals in one day.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced a major change to the football category of the National County Sports, limiting the number of times a player can participate in the tournament to twice.
On Saturday, November 3, the Treehouse Tech Workspace in Sinkor became the attraction of many literary enthusiasts excited about the Liberia launch of She Would Be King, the debut novel by U.S.-based Liberian author Wayétu Moore.
On October 26, a locally produced honey from Liberia was awarded first prize in a category at the National Honey Show held in England, the United Kingdom.