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THE THEATRE ARTIST AND HIS ART COMPARISON OF MICHAEL JACKSON AND CHRIS BROWN

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the study Theatre is a collaborative art form which combines words, voice, movement and visual elements to express meaning. The field of theatre encompasses not only live improvised and scripted work, but also dramatic forms such as film, television and other electronic media. Due to the increasingly pervasive influence of contemporary theatrical media, theatre has enormous importance in citizens’ lives. It is not possible for ...

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ROLE OF MUSIC IN TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL

ABSTRACT Every society in Africa is identified with a kind of traditional festival which exists in oral tradition. Olókogbè is a religious festival practiced among Pónyàn community in Yagba-West Local Government Area of Kogi State. Music is a central figure during the festival. The place of music during the festival informs this paper. It was revealed that Olókogbè music entertains, rebukes, satire enlivens the spirit and is used as a ...

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PRINCIPLES OF DESIGNING AND THE APPLICATION OF MAKEUP IN NOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION: A CASE STUDY OF “MORNING AFTER DARK

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study The origin of Makeup can be traced to a Greek actor named THESPIS. After this, during the medieval time, European theatre then introduced face paint makeup for the first time. The principles of designing and the application of makeup to Nollywood production is of great importance because Nollywood production usually entails the interpretation of a particular character. Thus, a character for a ...

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INFLUENCE OF CELEBRITIES’ DRESSING STYLES ON STUDENTS’ CHOICE OF CLOTHING AND SOCIALIZATION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to investigate the influence of Celebrities’ Dressing Styles on Students’ Choice of Clothing and Socialization in tertiary institutions in Kaduna state, Nigeria. Four objectives, four research question and four null hypotheses were formulated as well as review of relevant literatures to the study. The study was a survey research design having Five thousand and thirty students as the target population while five hundred and ...

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A PRAGMATIC ANALYSIS OF SLANG AND CATCHY PHRASES USED IN SOME SELECTED NIGERIAN HIP-HOP SONGS

ABSTRACT Slangy expressions and catchy phrases are deliberately used in hip-hop songs in order to reduce the degree of vulgarity in the content of the song so as not to disrupt society moral norms, and to increase the rate of acceptability of such song amidst listeners, to avoid direct stating of the name of the referent (s) in a satirical song for instance, and also for singers to create a ...

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A SEMANTIC ANALYSIS OF T-SHIRT INSCRIPTIONS

ABSTRACT This study examined the Semantic Analysis of T-Shirt Inscriptions under the following perspectives: education, politics, advertisement and religion. It reviewed some scholar's works on the concepts of Semantics, Graphology and Inscriptions. The method and procedures involved in the evaluation of the stated objectives of the research work included random sampling with the use of questionnaires which were distributed to twenty people who wear T-Shirt's with educational, politics, religion and ...

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MUSIC AND REVOLUTION: A STUDY OF FELA ANIKULAKPO KUTI

Abstract Music is can be seen as the relationship between sound and silence. Duration and rhythm apply to silence in the same manner as they apply to sound. One way to look at how we perceive music is as horizontal and vertical patterns. We hear melodies as a horizontal pattern. The notes (and silences) are heard one after the other over a period of time. We hear chords (groups of ...

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THE INFLUENCE OF FOREIGN MUSIC ON LIFESTYLE OF NIGERIA YOUTHS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The advent of foreign music like the hiphop, Reggae, Rock & Roll, R & B, rap, jazz etc in Nigeria has been a welcome phenomenon, while some people believe it has created a massive and unappealing change in the life of the youths, insisting it’s slowly but surely wiping out the Nigerian culture coupled with the perception that the whole world is ...

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EFFECTS OF NIGERIAN R&B MUSIC ON THE USE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN NIGERIA

  ABSTRACT Due to the fact that English language is the official language of Nigeria, and Nigerian is a multilingual country, English language continues to grow popular every day. The Nigerian R&B with its high level of spread lately has contributed a great deal in influencing English usage. This research work has aimed to enlighten people on how Nigerian R&B music penetrates and affect their usage of English language. This ...

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EFFECT OF POOR MAINTENANCE STUDIO EQUIPMENT AND THE PRACTICE

CHAPETR ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION  1.1        Background of the study 1.2        Statement of problem 1.3        Objective of the study 1.4        Research Hypotheses 1.5        Significance of the study 1.6        Scope and limitation of the study 1.7       Definition of terms 1.8       Organization of the study CHAPETR TWO 2.0   LITERATURE REVIEW CHAPETR THREE 3.0        Research methodology 3.1    sources of data collection 3.3        Population of the study 3.4        Sampling and sampling distribution 3.5        Validation of research instrument 3.6        Method of data analysis CHAPTER FOUR DATA PRESENTATION ...

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THE EFFECTS OF PORNOGRAPHIC FILMS ON NIGERIA YOUTHS

ABSTRACT   Pornographic materials are the representation of erotic behaviors in books, pictures, statues, motion pictures etc. that is intended to cause sexual excitement. The effect of pornographic films on Nigeria youths was embarked upon with the intention of establishing the impression of youth exposures. It is apparent that youths exposure to pornographic films will have negative effect on them. Here lies the objective of our research which seeks to ...

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CONTEXTUALISATION OF POTHOLES ON NIGERIAN ROADS IN PAINTING

ABSTRACT   This thesis focuses on pothole as subject matter. Artists in the Renaissance epoch, laid much emphasis on the subject matter, while the Expressionist artists gave less importance to it. However, the coming of Pop artists, reintroduced the subject matter as a structural method in painting, by moving it from insignificance into a concrete device. The subject matter presently inspires many artists all over the globe. In Africa, artists ...

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DECONSTRUCTING THE HUMAN FACE USING LEAF VEINS IN PAINTING

ABSTRACT     This study ‚Äúdeconstruction of human face using leaf veins in painting,‚ÄĚseek to deconstruct the human face through a systematic simplification of the human face from a representational rendition to a minimalist possibilities using dicotyledons leaf veins. This study has brought to forea unique styleand mode of expression in painting through the use of dicotyledons leaf venations a toolfor deconstruction of human face. With the following objectives to; ...

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PRINT BASED GRAPHIC DESIGN FACILITIES IN SELECTED UNIVERSITIES AND THE GRAPHIC DESIGN INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA

Abstract The purpose of the study was to comparePrint based graphic design facilities in selected universities and thegraphic design industry in Nigeria, as it relates to promote the impacting of productive knowledge among professionals in the universities and Print based graphic design industry, by ensuring that the right facilities are made available in Nigerian public universities. This is in line with the expectation that design schools in the 21th century, ...

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AN INVESTIGATION OF PRE-NCE AND DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO FINE AND APPLIED ARTS DEPARTMENT IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN YOBE AND BAUCHI STATES, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT. The study investigates the students and lecturers perception on entry qualifications of Pre-NCE and Direct Entry in Fine and Applied Arts programme in College of Education, Gashua, Yobe State and College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State. A pilot study was conducted at Federal College of Education (Technical) Potiskum Yobe State. The Study set out to examine whether admitted students meet the prerequisite requirement for admission. Descriptive survey design was ...

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AN EXAMINATION OF CLOTH WEAVING AND ITS SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS IN USHONGO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT   This study entitled ‚ÄúAn Examination of Cloth Weaving and its Socio-economic Impacts of Weaving in Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria,‚ÄĚ is an attempt to assess and document the socio-economic impacts of weaving in Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State. The research is necessitated by the need to survey and asses the socio-economic impacts of weaving as well as documentation of some weaving techniques, materials ...

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AN EXPLORATION OF THE FEMALE FACIAL FORM IN PAINTING THROUGH AUTOMATISM TECHNIQUE

ABSTRACT     This study ‚ÄúAn Exploration of the female facial form in painting through Automatism   Technique‚ÄĚ sought exploration of ways by which different shapes can be employed with the view to transform human female facial form beyond representational renditions.The exploration is based on dynamics of lines into shapes suitable for reinterpretation of the human female facial form. This study looks into possible alternate ways of finding a unique ...

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AN APPRAISAL OF CULTURAL FESTIVAL OF AFIZERE (JARAWA) PEOPLE OF JOS EAST PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Cultural festivals have been an integral part of human beings for a long period of time and have been practised in different parts of Africa. Such festivals are meant to celebrate some deities or ancestral gods to bring rain, prevent drought, bountiful harvest,to protect deathfertility and among others (Banjoko, 2009).Despite the fact that, many of these festivals have religious origins they entwine cultural and religious significance in ...

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AN ANALYSIS OF UNCONVENTIONAL MATERIALS USED FOR ART EXPRESSION BY NINE (9) SELECTED NIGERIAN ARTISTS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Art expression in term of materials has experienced levels of changes as a result of the revolution earlier started with the emergence of Renaissance Art in Europe. The rise of the rich middle class, alongside people of means, supported scholarship. The initial method of acquiring knowledge in art creation was through apprenticeship. Young aspiring artists received the skills in the studios of established ...

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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AFRICAN AMERICAN IDENTITY AND RAP SONGS: A STUDY OF SELECTED RAP SONGS OF GRANDMASTER FLASH AND THE FURIOUS FIVE

ABSTRACT   Rap music as one of the elements of hip hop culture originated in New York‚Äôs South Bronx neighbourhood in the late 1970s. Its lyrics provide a powerful lens through which to view the many dimensions of the African American predicament. As a form, Rap music is for African Americans the means to pen down their history and social circumstances and forge their identities out of the white oriented ...

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