August 28, 2019

Olu Amoda Shows at Rele, Jazz on the Waterside, ‘The Wives’ on Stage at Muson and CCA Returns…

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

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo

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

Material Times…Ceramics

An exhibition examining three dimensional forms of art In Nigeria featuring ceramic works from Peju Alatise, Ngozi Omeje, Nathalie Djakou kassi and Ato Arinze

Date: Ongoing….Ends on 31st August, 2019 Venue: 5 Military Street, Onikan, Lagos Time: 3pm-6pm

EXHIBITION

Material Times…Bronze works

An exhibition examining three dimensional forms of art In Nigeria featuring bronze works from Victor Ehikhamenor, Enotie Ogbegbor and Alimi Adewale

Date: OngoingEnds on 31st August, 2019 Venue: 5 Military Street, Onikan, Lagos Time: 3pm-6pm

EXHIBITION

Material Times…Metal/Found Objects

An exhibition examining three dimensional forms of art In Nigeria featuring metal/found objects work from Olu Amuda, Raqib Bashorun, Collins Abinoro, Dotun Popoola

Date: OngoingEnds on 31st August, 2019 Venue: 5 Military Street, Onikan, Lagos Time: 3pm-6pm

STAGE

Avatars of Oodua

A stage play written and directed by Lukman O. Abiose

Date: 30th August 2019 (5pm), 31st August 2019 (3pm & 6pm)

Venue: Wole Soyinka Theatre, University of Ibadan

Ticket: Students with I.D Cards (₦500) Regular (₦1,000), VIP (₦3,000), VVIP (₦5000)

PAGES & ART

The Lit Fest

Theme: Social Media Activism as a Tool for Telling Modern Stories

A panel session that includes Paul Alasiri, Abimbola olabisi, Valentine Omobolanle and Boluwaji Ogunde to be moderated by Oluwatobi Olalekan an OAP at Inspiration FM

Date: 30th August 2019 Venue: Love Garden University of Ibadan

PAGES & ART

The Lit Fest

Theme: New Stories-Tales for A Woke Generation

A panel session of four featuring Ajani Oyindamola, Logan February, TJ Benson and Bolu Onasanya to be moderated by Sam Tunji.

Date: 30th August 2019 Venue: Love Garden University of Ibadan

EXHIBITION

Expo

A group exhibition featuring the works of Amazing Ekeh, Toju Clarke, Doris Komla, Justice Nkpee, Akpoo Mngohol and Koke Xavier

Date: 30th August- 1st September, 2019 Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel 38/40 Isaac John Street, Ikeja, Lagos Time: 10am-9pm Daily

TALK

The Art of Story Selling

Date: August 31st, 2019 Venue: Orange Academy– 3b Adesoyes Street, Mende, Maryland, 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

TALK
Theme: Photographic Image As A Tool For Social Discourse

Andrew Esiebo a renowned photographer will be speaking

Date: 31st August, 2019 Venue: 96 Norman William Street, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 4pm-7pm

MUSIC

Seun Anikulapo Kuti and Egypt 80

The son of the Legendary Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti will be performing with his band

Date: August 31st, 2019 Venue: The New Afrika Shrine Nerdc Rd, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos Time: 10pm Till Late Gate fee: ₦500

PARTY

The Switch House Party

Theme: The show must go on!!!

Date: August 31st, 2019 Venue: 50 Oduduwa way Ikeja G.R.A, Lagos

STAGE

Festival of Colours

Date: 31st August, 2019

TALK

Mental Illness and your village people

Date: 31st August, 2019 Venue: KnewRow Resource Training Centre 3, Agard Street, off Commercial Avenue, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos

COMEDY

Ajebo Unleashed 6.0

The promoters say: It’s laughter like never before

Featuring the comedian, Ajebo

Date: September 1st, 2019 Venue: Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 6pm

MUSIC

Red Velvet

The R&B singer Waje will be thrilling her fans at her first ever Nigerian held concert with songs off her recent album titled “Red Velvet”

Date: September 1st, 2019 Venue: Shell Hall, Onikan, Lagos Island, Lagos Tickets: ₦10,000

MUSIC

Jazz in the Present Tense

Jazz performance by Johnny Prest Startlit Band

Date: September 1st, 2019 Venue: Prest Jazz Club, 1c Admiralty Road, Off Admiralty Way, Beside Admiralty House, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

MUSIC

One More Night Season 16

A night of music headlined by Adeh Gbolahan featuring Yinka Davies, as special guest singer Date: September 1st, 2019 Venue: Bogobiri House 7-9 Maitama Sule, Ikoyi

Time: 7pm Fee: ₦3,000

MUSIC

Rock & Roll

A tribute night in honour of Geraldo Pino and unveiling of Engr. Godwin Etim Foundation

Date: September 4th, 2019 Venue: Platinum Club Hotel Presidential

Presidential Hotel, 1 Birabi Street, New GRA, Port Harcourt Time: 9pm-11pm

DRAWING & PAINTING

An every month art class

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

STAGE PLAY

The Wives

A Stage play featuring some of Nigeria’s highly rated Artist such as Jide Kosoko, Binta Ayo Mogaji, Kate Henshaw and so on written by Professor Ahmed Yerima, directed & produced by Kemi Lala Akindoju.

Date: 5th – 8th September, 2019 Venue: The Agip Hall, Muson Centre Time: 7pm (5th & 6th) 3pm & 7pm (7th & 8th) Ticket: 7,500 (Regular) 10,000 (VIP)

EXHIBITION

Theme: In Pursuit of Everything Beautiful

A solo Exhibition by Abe Ogunlende

Date: September 7th, 2019 Venue Untitled 59, Raymond Njoku, Ikoyi, Lagos

FILM SCREENING

Under The Rainbow

The Equality hub presents to us a documentary by Pamela Adie

Date: September 12th, 2019 Venue: Abuja (complete information not stated)

EXHIBITION

A solo art exhibition by Badru Taofeek

Date: 12th – 29th September, 2019 Venue: Alliance Francaise de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre 9, Osborne Road Ikoyi, Lagos. Opening: 7pm on 12th September. Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat. 10am-7pm Sun.2pm-7pm

EXHIBITION

Theme: Seed Yams of Our Land

An exhibition to be curated by Iheanyi Onwuegbucha

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

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

EXHIBITION

Black is Gold

A solo exhibition by Gabriel Jideonwor

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: Vivid Exclsuive Art Gallery Lekki Gardens Phase 2, opp, Abraham Adesanya lekki, Lagos R20 road 10 Unit3 Lekki, Lagos

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

A talk that where we will be having two presenters and four panelists.

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


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

The Foundation Concert

A musical concert for celebrating the pioneers of the music industry that paved the way for the new generation of Nigerian music

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

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.


ART & FASHION

Art Love Expo

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

FESTIVAL

Banana Island Cultural Festival 2019

A cultural festival that celebrates diversity in the community

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

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

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

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

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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