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.
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
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.
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
Lights, Camera, Africa !!!
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: email@example.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
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
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.
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.
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
Kininso Festival of Theatre
Theme: Sharpen the Mind, Create The Future
Date Monday: November 5th – Friday November 9, Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.