January 29, 2019

Lottery Ticket at Terra, Onyishi Burns the Birthday Cake, and Joy Bewaji is Unstoppable

TOP EVENTS: Ahmed Yerima’s Lottery Ticket marks the return of ‘Theatre At Terra’, a monthly presentation of drama at Terra Kulture on Victoria Island. This re-launch production is directed by Ikenna Jude Okpala. First staging is on February 3rd . …The Thought Pyramid Gallery, in SW Ikoyi, hosts a solo art exhibition by Erasmus Oyinshi, titled  Icing on  Burnt Cake:  A Tribute to El Anatsui at 75, from Monday, February 4. On the way to these two events, Bogobiri’s Open Mic returns this week Thursday, January 31, with Music, Poetry, Comedy and other five to 10 minute performance types. This same day, January 31, witnesses the second production of Isi Joy Bewaji’s

Here’s a fuller list of some of the art events AROUND TOWN, in the coming weeks


2nd BEETA Playwright Competition

Grand Finale of the Second Beeta Playwright Competition

Date: Wednesday, 30th January, 2019 (12Noon)Venue: Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos Island, Lagos Ticket: To attend, email info@beetauniversal.org or text +2348023130116


Tenstrings: Ones 2 Watch

Live music by several musicians scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm. VENUE: Freedom Park, Lagos Island.



Have You Heard? By Joy Isi Bewaji

An experimental stage play created and directed by  the effervescent writer, critic, show host, agent provocateur, Joy Isi Bewaji. VENUE: 10A, Kafayat Abdulrazaq Street, off Fola Osibo, Lekki Phase 1  on (Date); January 31, 2019, at (Time) 6pm


Bogobiri’s weekly night of Free Muse, returns Thursday, VENUE: Bogobiri 9, Maitama Sule Street, Southwest Ikoyi  on (Date); January 31, 2019, at (Time) 7pm



LOTTERY TICKET-Theatre at Terra

Once a regular fixture of the Lagos arts scene, Theatre at Terra, a weekly production of drama on stage at Terra Kulture has been absent for a while. It returns-or does it?, this February with  Ahmed Yerima’s uproarious, laughter filled drama, The Lottery Ticket, directed by Ikenna Jude Okpala at VENUE: Terra Kulture Arena, Tiamiyyu Savage Street, Victoria Island on (Date); February 3, 2019, at (Time) 5pm


Icing on A Burnt Cake

The sculptor Erasmus Onyishi presents Icing on a Burnt Cake, an exhibition of sculptural pieces, Digital, Drawings, Installation art. Paintings and Video, as a Tribute to the iconic Nigerian artist, El Anatsui, who turns 75, this year, at VENUE: Thought Pyramid Gallery, Norman Williams Street, Ikoyi from (Date); February 4, 2019, at (Time) 6pm


Love is a Beautiful Thing

A Valentine’s Day concert with side attractions.

Date: Thursday, 14th February 2019 Venue: Not Yet Published



The 2019 edition of the yearly iREPRESENT International Film Festival, the country’s top documentary Film Festival comes up in the last week of March. Theme is Storylines. VENUE: Freedom Park, Campbell Street/Broad Street, Lagos Islan from (Date); March 21-24, 2019, at (Time) 8am


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