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 The Arts Calendar, This Week, Next Weekend, Upper Week

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi (+2348023181844) & John O Goetzinger

Contacts: info@bookartville.com; toyin@bookartville.com


AUGUST 19, 2022

MUSIC

LIVE in Concert: Rotimi Otedola and His Afronero Band

Venue: Moist Beach

Time: 8 pm


AUGUST 19, 2022

MUSIC

Afrocentric in Fifth Anniversary Concert at

Time: 6 pm

Venue: Freedom Park

Lagos Island


AUGUST 20, 21, 27, 28 2022

THE STAGE

Tyrone Terrence’s Yoruba Romance

Directed by Austine Onuoha

Venue: TerraKulture Garden,

Dates: Saturday: August 20; Sunday: August 21

Saturday: August 27 & Sunday: August 28, 2022

Showtimes: 5.30 pm and 7.30 pm

Tickets: +234708297077, or www.ariyatickets.com

 


ONGOINGTILL AUGUST 30, 2022

THE CULTURE

Olaosupa Art and Culture Training Academy

OACTA Summer School 2022

Venue: St Francis Oloyede Layout

Behind Urban Day School

Modakeke, Osun State

Contact: Oluseyi Ogunjobi, Ogunonire777@gmail.com

+2347039336310


ONGOING-TILL AUGUST 30, 2022

IN THE GALLERY

The Onobrakpeya Carnival: August Slice

Bruce Onobrakpeya, patriarch of all of contemporary arts of Nigeria, is 90 in August 2022. The entire year has been dedicated by sundry organisations to commemorate the milstone. In August, the month of Onobrakpeya’s birth, the following events stand out in the year long calendar.


Conference: 60 YEARS OF CREATIVE GENIUS

Keynote Speaker: dele Jegede, artist and Professor of art

Speaker: Perkins Foss, Professor at Penn State University. Penn State University. Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Date: 4th – 6th August 2022

Venue: Onobrakpeya Art Centre, AgbarhaOtor, Delta State Sponsors: Urhobo Historical Society Urhobo Studies Association Contact: G. Darah, Professor, 0803 603 8913 3


Art Workshop: 24th Harmattan Workshop August Retreat

Date: 7th – 20th August, 2022

Theme: Bruce at 90, Probing Art on the flip side

Venue: Onobrakpeya Art Centre, AgbarhaOtor, Delta State.

Supported by the Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation Contact Person: Sam Ovraiti 0803 307 2334 4


Church Thanksgiving Service and Reception Special Thanksgiving Service

Date: 30th August 2022.

Venue: All Saints’ Anglican Church, Montgomery Road, Yaba.

Reception: Nikoms Event center also in Yaba, Lagos.

Contact: Oghara Adebusuyi: 0809 992 3448 5


AUGUST 19-27, 2022

MOVING PICTURES

Realtime International Film Festival

Theme: Moments in Time


AUGUST 19, 2022

IN THE GALLERY

Art & Craft Festival at POP WKNDR

This Art & Craft Festival is part of a series of activities set to take place all weekends of August and September 2022 at Pop Beach in Ilashe, off the Lekki Expressway in the east of Lagos. It is part of  asummer camp tagged: Pop WKNDR.

Venue/Dates/Show Time: Pop Beach, Ilashe Beach, August 19-21, 2022.


AUGUST 20, 2022

IN THE GALLERY

A week-long Art Exhibition at No 5, Lekki Phase 1

Is a Group show featuring old and new artists, including works by Uche Okeke, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Titi Fagbemi. Prince Obasi, Ademola Williams, Laju Sholola,


AUGUST 21, 2022.

THE CULTURE

Art & Craft Festival at POP WKNDR

The Culture Festival is organised under the ambit of Vibrant Africa

Venue/Dates/Show Time: Eko Hotel Convention Centre, 4pm August 21, 2022.

Ticket: Register for free at www.artofliving.ng

 


AUGUST 27, 2022

MUSIC

Irie Vibes Fest

Irie Vibes Fest is a reggae concert for cervical cancer awareness. As you enjoy the music in the picturesque seaside atmosphere, you have the opportunity to determine how healthy you are via free medical tests. The fee for attendance is 40,000Naira. For boat/Cabana/Room, call 08023131844.

Venue/Dates/Show Time: Pop Beach, Ilashe Beach, August 27, 2022. Time: 7 pm