Weekend Calendar: Omawumi at The Vibes, Satan Shot, Night out with Femi and Felabration Looms

LIVE BAND

Omawumi at Afropolitan

Omawunmi Megbele is headlining the 50th Afropolitan Vibes, scheduled for

Friday September 21, 2018, Time: 8pm, Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. Other top acts performing at this milestone-marking event are Bright Chimezie, described by the organisers as Old School Highlife Legend and Johnny Drille , an up and coming artist. They will be backed by the host band, the 13-piece BANTU Assembly, headed by Ade Bantu.

MUSIC

A Night with Femi Kuti

An exclusive listening of the One people One world album

Date: Sunday September 22, 2018, Venue: Pool Bar, Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Premium Tickets: ₦25,000; Table of 6: ₦300,000

 

OPEN MIC, SPOKEN WORD

War of Words 7

The series of performances happen over several days in September and October including

Sunday: September 23rd Time: 2PM, Venue: The Kona Recreation Hub, #1 Ebunolu Adegboruwa Lane, Off Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

 

 

 

THEATRE

Satan

Written and Directed By Joy Isi Bewaji

First Date Sunday: September 23rd  Time: 4PM, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island Second date: Sunday, September 30th Time: 7PM, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island

 

MOVING PICTURES

Lights, Camera, Africa !!!

Theme

Dates: September 28-30, 2018, Venue: Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

LCA screens African feature and documentary films by independent producers and hosts a variety of workshops, seminars and talks that offer learning opportunities for film makers and consumers, In addition to screenings. Contacts: info@lcafilmfest.com, www.lcafilmfest.com

 

 

 

…..COMING UP, NEXT MONTH & UPPER….

BRYMO IN CONCERT

Brymo returns with the Organised Chaos Concert series, at the FREEDOM PARK on National Day, October 1, 2018. The concert will feature the incredibly talented performer and his band The Lagos Touts. Tickets for ‘Organised Chaos : Oṣó Live In Concert’ is now selling for ₦5,000 at www.theosoproject.com

 

DEBATE

Felabration School Debate (Senior Secondary Schools) Topic: “State Police should be introduced in Nigeria”.  Time: October 10th 2018, at 8am. Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island.

 

VISUAL ART

African Pride

An Art Exhibition by Sylvester Aguddah, in Commemoration of 2018 Felabration Festival

Opening October 15th 2018, at 10am. Venue Kongi’s Harvest Art Gallery, Freedom Park. Exhibtion ends 5pm, 21st  October 2018. CURATORS: Ifeayichukwu Oraemeka, Kennii Ekundayo

 

 

……. Articles of Felabration

An Exhibition of drawings and paintings by Emmanuel Umoren, in Commemoration of 2018 Felabration Festival. Opening October 15th 2018, at 10am. Venue Kongi’s Harvest Art Gallery, Freedom Park. Exhibtion ends 5pm, 21st October 2018.

 

 

DANCE

Shake it for Fela

A dance competition where contestants will compete by showcasing Afrobeat dance moves with any song of their choice from the Fela’s extensive body of work. A Felabration event. Date October 17th 2018. Time:8:00 PM-10:00 pm). Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island.

 

THEATRE

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Rotimi Babatunde’s  stage adaptation of Lola Soneyin’s Novel of the same name

Directed By Femi Elufowoju. First Date Sunday: October 28th Time: 5PM, Venue: The Luxe, Adam &Eve, GRA Ikeja. Other dates: 1st – 4th November, 2018, Time: 3pm & 6pm, Venue: Terra Kulture. And: 8th, 9th & 11th, November,2018. Time: 3pm & 6pm, Venue: Muson

 

 OPEN MIC, SPOKEN WORD

Lagos International Poetry Festival

Theme: Wide AWAKE #LIP FEST

Date Wednesday: October 31st Sunday November 4, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island www.lagospoetryfestival.com

THEATRE

Kininso Festival of Theatre

Theme: Sharpen the Mind, Create The Future

Date Monday: November 5th  Friday November 9, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island

 

PAGES

20th Lagos Book and Art Festival

Theme: Renewal: A World That Works For All

Dates Monday, November 5-Sunday,  November 11, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island www.lagosbookartfestival.org

 

 

The City Arts Calendar, every weekend, is compiled by TA and Lucia Shimmers, who could be reached at shimmersservices@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

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