September 13, 2019

‘Faces’ is Screening at AAF; Aoiri Reads at Patabah; Lights, Camera, Africa! Jazz at the Waterfront; Felabration Loading..

The Arts Calendar, This Weekend, this month, and Beyond..

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo

CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES

2019 Film Essay Competition

Topic: “Every view, everywhere; when content is Key”

Submission ends on September 30th, 2019

Mode of Submission: email to nfeessaycomp2019@gmail.com

EXHIBITION

One House

An art exhibition by Funso Omojola Martins, Gbenga Ajiboye and Oyeleye Moses

Date: September 12th – 14th, 2019 Venue: Mbari Uno, 10C Ladoke Akintola Road, Ikeja GRA, Ikeja

FILM SCREENING

Faces

A film screening organised by the Women’s Film Club

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: African Artist Foundation 3b Isiola Oyekan Close, off Adeleke Adedoyin Street, Victoria Island, Lagos Tickets: 1,000

STAGE

Adio : Omo Iya Alakara

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: Ra Banquet Hall, Bonny Island, Lagos

EXHIBITION

Theme: Seed Yams of Our Land

An exhibition to be curated by Iheanyi Onwuegbucha

Opening Reception: September 14th, 2019 (4pm) Venue: Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos 9, Mc Ewen Street, Yaba, Lagos.  Exhibition: September 14th, 2019- October 25th, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHY

An exhibition of portrait photos by Sarah Waiswa

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: African Artists’ Foundation, 3b Isiola Oyekan Close, off Adeleke Adedoyin, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 3:30pm

 

PAGES & EXHIBITION

A book launch and solo art exhibition by Kent Onah

Date: September 15, 2019 Venue: Quintessence Gallery Park View Estate, off Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 3pm

EXHIBITION

Stasis

SMO Contemporary Art curates STASIS, an exhibition of recent works by Djakou Kassi Nathalie, Olawunmi Banjo, and Kelechi Nwaneri, “who touch an existential raw nerve as they explore our yearning for balance and belonging in an ever changing physical and emotional landscape”, the gallery says.  Dates: Opened August 31, Continues from Now to October 18th, 2019 Venue: Temple Muse, 21, Aminu Tijani, off Sanusi Fafunwa, Victoria Island, Lagos

 

ART COMPETITION

Felabration 2019 Artwork Competition

Submission ends on September 15th, 2019

For more information visit www.felabration.net starts on May 1st, 2019 and

EXHIBITION

Black is Gold

A solo exhibition by Gabriel Jideonwor

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: Vivid Exclusive Art Gallery Lekki Gardens Phase2, Opposite Abraham Adesanya Lekki, Lagos R20 road 10 Unit3 Lekki, Lagos

EXHIBITION

Quantum Leap

An art exhibition by Kunle Adeyemi

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: National Musuem, Onikan, Lagos Time:4pm

EXHIBITION

Lagos Is Sleping, Lagos Is Wild

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: 58 Raymond Njoku, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 4pm

EXHIBITION

An art exhibition by Jelile Atiku

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: The Boutique at Radisson Blu Hotel, 1A Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 3pm-6pm

MUSIC

Jazz in the Present Tense

Jazz performance by Biodun Batik

Date: Every Sunday Venue: Prestcruise Waterfront Hotel, 1c Admiralty Road, Off Admiralty Way, Beside Admiralty House, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

EXHIBITION

Illumination 3

An art exhibition featuring the works of Edwards Samuel, Jonathan Ikpoza, Agemo Francis, Banwo Adeleke, Soile Olayimika, Raymond Wright, Omami Wela Sule and Olatunde Taiwo D

Date: September 7th-16th, 2019 Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 3pm and 6pm

PLAY

Night Food

A play directed by Kelvin Mary Ndukwe

Date: September 8th, 22nd, and 29th, 2019 Venue: Terra Kulture, Victoria Island Time: 3pm and 6pm

DRAWING & PAINTING

An every month art class

Date: Starting September, 2019 Enquiries: +234 905 920 0337

OPEN MIC

Date: Every last Friday of the month Venue: Michelle’s Cafe, Fourteen36 MAll Sanusi Fafunwa, Victoria Island, Lagos

 

EXHIBITION

Kelvin Okafor: Retrospective

Kelvin Okafor will be showcasing his latest works

Date: September 11th– 15th, 2019 Venue: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW

Time: 10am-5pm (11th – 14th) 10am-1pm (15th)

EXHIBITION

Date: September 14th – 21st, 2019 Venue: Discova Art Centre Luli Shopping Mall, 20 Rumuola Road, Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria Time: 9:00am-5:30pm

MUSIC

Afro Classic Concert

A musical concert by 2019 national Youth Orchestra of Nigeria

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: Alliance Francaise de Lagos, Mike Adenuga Centre 9, Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 9:00am-5:30pm

TALK & EXHIBITION

The Art of Positive Thinking

Date: September 15, 2019 Venue: The Banquet Hall Sheraton Hotels 30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Maryland, Lagos Time: 5pm (Exhibition) 6pm (Event)

TALK

A Case for the Artists’ Resale Right In Nigeria

Two presenters and four panelists.

Date: September 17, 2019 Venue: Alliance Francaise de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre, 9, Osborne Road Ikoyi, Lagos

PAGES

Book Trek

The Committee for Relevant Art, CORA will be hosting the Ninth Book Trek in 2019. The book to be discussed is ‘The Wretched Billionnaire’ by Aoiri Obaigbo

Date: September 17th, 2019 Venue: Patabah Bookshop Centre, Shopping Mall, Adeniran Ogunsanya Time: 4pm-6pm

EXHIBITION

Law Meets Art

An exhibition organised by Tokunbo Orimobi Foundation

Date: September 19th, 2019 Venue: Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Opposite 1004, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time: 5pm-9pm

 

MUSIC

Iceberg & Mallen College Live

A musical concert with featuring comic performances from Woli Agba & Dele, Deeone, Emmaohmygod, etc

Date: September 20th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos. Time: 6pm

MUSIC

The Foundation Concert

A musical concert for celebrating the pioneers of the music industry

Date: September 21st, 2019 Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 6pm

 

TALK

The Business of writing: Translating Writing into money

Date: September 21st, 2019 Venue: Not stated in the flier

EXHIBITION

Priceless

A solo exhibition by Durodola Yusuf

Date: September 21st, 2019 Venue: Nike Art Gallery, No. 2, Elegushi Road, 3rd Roundabout, Epe Expressway, Ikate Cross Road, Lekki Phase 1 Peninsula, Lekki Lagos.

 

PAGES

Book Trek

The Committee for Relevant Art, CORA will be hosting the 10th Book Trek in 2019. The book to be discussed is ‘Abduction Chronicles’ by Folarin Banigbe

Date: September 21st, 2019 Venue: Quintessence Gallery Park View Estate, off Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 2:30pm

PAGES

Book Trek

The Committee for Relevant Art, CORA will be hosting the 10th Book Trek in 2019. The book to be discussed is ‘Abduction Chronicles’ by Folarin Banigbe

Date: September 21st, 2019 Venue: Quintessence Gallery Park View Estate, off Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 2:30pm

 

EXHIBITION

Re: Entaglements

A contemporary art and colonial archives exhibition by Northcote Thomas and Kelani Abass

Opening: September 21st, 2019 Venue: National Museum, Onikan Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 4pm. Exhibition runs till October 21st, 2019

PAGES

A book reading session with the author of ‘The Son of the House’ Cheluchi Onyemelukwe Onuobia

Date: September 21, 2019 Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos

 

DANCE

An Afrobics dance competition with five judges namely Jahman Anikulapo, Kunle Kuti, Funke Kuti, Segun Adefila and Liadi Adebayo

Date: September 21, 2019 Venue: New Afrika Shrine, 1 Nerdc Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja,, Lagos

PHOTOGRAPHY, PAINTING & PRINTMAKING

Facets and Phases

Date: September 21st – 18th, 2019 Venue: Thought Pyramid Art Centre, 96 Norman William Street, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria Time: 4pm.

EXHIBITION

Unspoken Rudiments

An art exhibition by Dandelion Eghosa

Opening: September 22nd – November 10, 2019 Venue: Rele Gallery, 5 Military Street, Lagos Time: 4pm. Exhibition runs till October 21st, 2019

MUSIC & OPEN MIC

Good Vibes Only

Date: 26th September, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 5pm-9pm

ART & FASHION

Art Love Expo

Date: September 27th – 28th, 2019 Venue: Lifemate Showroom, Lekki, Lagos.

FILM FESTIVAL

Lights, Camera, Africa

Lights Camera Africa Film Festival is now in its 9th year and has emerged, in the words of its organisers, “ one of the most acclaimed film festivals in the country”, likened to the New York Film Festival by Jahman Anikulapo, former arts editor  of The Guardian, former editor of The Guardian on Sunday.

Dates: September 27th – 29th, 2019 Venue: Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. September 27 is by invitation only. Festival is free to attend, but registration is compulsory. REGISTRATION – http://lcafilmfest.com/registration/

DRUM

Drumtitude

Date: September 28th, 2019 Venue: Indigene Faith of Africa Front, 90, Freeman by Kano Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos Time: 4pm

STAGE

Visafied

A stage play written by Adenugba Oluwanishola and Chris Anyanya, directed by Fasola Ajibola, prodeuced by Adenugba Oluwanishola and stage manage by Leke Solanke

Date: September 28th &  29th, 2019 Venue: Creative Arts Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka (12pm, 3pm & 6pm) and RadissonBlu Anchorage, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos (3pm & 6pm) Respectively. Entry: Free; Reserve your seat at www.livetheatrelagos.info

EXHIBITION

Art for Social Well-Being

An art exhibition by Lara Boglo.

Date: September 28th -29th, 2019 Venue: The Lekki Conservation Centre, Lekki-Epe Express way, Lagos

MUSIC

Afrocentric

A night of rhythm with Abbey and Abinibi Groovy and Friends

Date: September 28th, 2019 Venue: Bogobiri House, 7-8 Maitama Sule, Ikoyi, Lagos. Time: 6pm till fade

FESTIVAL

Banana Island Cultural Festival 2019

A cultural festival that celebrates diversity in the community

Date: September 28th -29th, 2019 Venue: Iwalewa Gallery

 

MUSIC

Jimmy’s Jump Off

Date: September 30th, 2019 Venue: Balmoral Convention Center Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

ART

The call of The Niger Delta

Opening Ceremony: 1st October, 2019 Venue: Orogbum Crescent G.R.A Phase II, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Time: 10am Exhibition runs till 5th October, 2019

 

ART

Seeing Sounds

Date: 1st – 7th October, 2019 Venue: Copeland Gallery 133 Copeland Road, SE15 3SN London

SPOKEN WORD

Poets at the beach 2

Opening Ceremony: 1st October, 2019 Venue: Baracuda Beach Time: 9am Bus leaves at 8am from Orange Academy 3b Adesoye Str, Mende, Maryland

EXHIBITION

Diversiform 2

An art exhibition featuring Ogunlesi Paul, Akinlade Afeez, Alade Ifeoluwa, Ogochukwu Ejiofor, Alawode Azeez, Ajibo Ikechukwu, Etuk Ubong, Orowole Oluwole, Bello Adedoyin Adelani and Popoola Nurudeen.

Opening: October 5th, 2019 Venue: Arthub, 18, Carter Street, Before Adekunle Bus-stop, Ebute Metta, Lagos, Nigeria Opening: 10am every day. Exhibition runs till October 19th, 2019

SCHOOL DEBATE

Topic: “TOO OLD TO RUN? @ Persons above the age of 70 should not be allowed to run for political office”

In celebration of Nigeria’s Music Icon, Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, there will be secondary debate at which students will go head to head in support For or Against.

Date: October 9th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos

PHOTO

Abuja International Photo Festival

Date: October 14th– 18th, 2019 Venue: Not Stated. Contact: www.abujafestival.com

MUSIC

Felabration 2019: This is Lagos

An event in honour of the late music icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Date: October 14th– 20th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos

MUSIC

Live & Wavy

Date: October 25th, 2019 Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 2pm

FILM MAKING & DRAMA

A one day free intensive training followed by an evening of drama titled The Twist; written by Bolutife Aderounmu and directed by Jasper Sunday Ezekiel.

Date: 26th – 27th October, 2019 Venue: Oaks Garden & Cultural Centre 1 Jemi Alade Str. Power line Bus stop Isheri-Igando, Lagos

Time: 10am & 4pm Respectively

MUSIC & ART

Experience Felabration

An event in honour of the late music icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti will be held for the first time in city of Ibadan

Date: November 22nd, 2019 Venue: Ibadan

MUSIC

Rock On

An event with performances from Ore Badmus, Patrick Diabuah, Tosin Adeyemi and Izzu

Date: November 24th, 2019 Venue: Muson 8/9, Marina Road, Onikan, Lagos

CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES

10th Zum Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

Submission ends on Oct 30th, 2019

Date: 1st – 7th December 2019 Venue: Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja

For inclusion of your arts event on the calendar, please contact

Seun@africaoilgasreport.com, +2348140324319

shimmersservices@gmail.com, +2348023181844

 

 

 

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