Theatre artists in Mexico reinvent themselves during pandemic
The novel coronavirus may have forced theatres in Mexico to close their doors, but the show must go on -- some theatre directors, writers, and designers have found new ways to practise their craft, by doing readings on Facebook lives, or using leftover fabric to make fashionable face masks.
Will coronavirus spell the end of the hipster beard?
We look at the French junior economy minister's "wartime" call for businesses to adapt to the needs of the country, while Libération looks at how confinement has spurred "melancovid" in France, Lionel Messi announces he and his Barcelona teammates will take a pay cut to help amid the club's shutdown and an article looks at how the pandemic could seal the end of the hipster beard (or not!)
Understanding regulation of intellectual property in Nigeria’s entertainment industry
Speaking on the state of intellectual property in Nigeria's entertainment industry, Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, Tony Okoroji, says the process of internalising these laws is a work in progress that should be continually encouraged. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Debbie Movoria on the sidelines of the 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
Angie Thomas on her follow-up to phenomenon 'The Hate U Give'
Her debut book "The Hate U Give" talked about the most sensitive and contentious subjects in America today: race, privilege and the killings of unarmed black people at the hands of the police. It spent more than a hundred weeks on the NYT bestsellers list and was made into a movie. Angie Thomas speaks to Eve Jackson about writing a blockbuster young-adult phenomenon, her new book "On the Come Up" that's just been translated into French and why she wanted to talk about hip-hop as an art form.