September 20, 2019

‘Night Food’ on Stage at Terra; Playright Competition Going, Going…; Iceberg & Mallen at The Park; Banigbe’s Reading at Quintessence, Lights, Camera, Africa!; Felabration Loading..

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

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo

CALL FOR ENTRIES of ESSAYS

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

1MILLION PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION

Entry closes September 30, 2019

Beeta Universal is calling for entries for the 3RD BEETA PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION.

The contest is open to Nigerian playwrights aged between 18 and 40. On offer are

  • A Publishing Deal
  • Guaranteed Stage Production
  • One Million Naira Prize

Contact details:www.beetauniversal.org/competitions +2348023130116, +2349085694313

CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES

10th Zum Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

Submission from now till Oct 30th, 2019

PLAY

Night Food

A play directed by Kelvin Mary Ndukwe

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

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

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

DRAWING & PAINTING

An every month art class

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

EXHIBITION

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

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

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

Cheluchi Onyemelukwe Onuobia reads from her book ‘The Son of the House’

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

EXHIBITION

Bare in Gidi

A nude photo exhibition by Jimy Boro

Date: September 21st – 27th, 2019 Venue: Mbari Uno, 10C, Ladoke Akintola Street, Ikeja G.R.A., Lagos, Nigeria

PHOTOGRAPHY, PAINTING & PRINTMAKING

Facets and Phases

An exhibition by Timipre Willis Amah

Date: September 21st – 28th, 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

FILM

Lumumba

An evening of film and conversation of the movie titled “Lumumba’’ which tells the story of the legendary African leader Patrice Emery Lumumba directed by Raoul Peck

Date: 22nd September, 2019 Venue: Neighbour-hood, Bariga, Lagos Time: 4pm Entry: Strictly By Invitation

FILM

A film tribute and candle light night in honour of Late Akpor Harley Kagho.

Date: 23rd September, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Old Prison Ground, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 7pm-10pm Entry Fee: 200

MUSIC & OPEN MIC

Good Vibes Only

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

OPEN MIC

Date: 27th September & Every last Friday of the month Venue Fourteen36 MAll Sanusi Fafunwa, Victoria Island, Lagos

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, produced by Adenugba Oluwanishola and stage managed 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 rhythms 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

STAGE

Folly of Men

An adaptation of Wole Soyinka, Femi Osofisan and Bode Sowande’s plays

Date: October 13th & 17th, 2019 Venue: Unilag Main Auditorium and Lalekan Are Hall, Ibadan Respectively Time: 3pm & 5pm Respectively

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

EXHIBITION

Na Waka We dey

An art exhibition by Sylvester Aguddah to be curated by Ifeanyichukwu Oraemeka

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

EXHIBITION

An art exhibition by Ekene Ngige

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

PHONEOGRAPHY

Forest of Polaroids

An exhibition for smart phone photographers

Date: October 19th, 2019 Venue: Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos Entry: Free but registration is compulsory.

Registration: www.phoneography.co

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. Powerline Bus Stop Isheri-Igando, Lagos

Time: 10am & 4pm Respectively

MUSIC

Rock On

Performances by Ore Badmus, Patrick Diabuah, Tosin Adeyemi and Izzu

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

FILM FESTIVAL

10th Zuma Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

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

 

 

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