October 2, 2019

‘Adeh at Bogobiri’; Felabration at The Park; Ake Festival in Ikoyi; LABAF 21 Loading….It’s the Culture Fest Season in Lagos

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

CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES

10th Zuma Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

Submission from now till Oct 30th, 2019

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.

STAGE

Angry Nigerian

A stage play written by Ogini Benard and directed by Dayo George

Date: October 5th, 2019 Venue: Wole Soyinka Theatre, University of Ibadan Time: 4pm Daily Gate Fee: N500

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

EXHIBITION

Argungu Series 8

A solo art exhibition by Oghagbon Eboigbodin MosesOpening: October 5th, 2019 Venue: 18, Libreville Street, off Aminu kano Crescent, Wuse 2 Abuja Time: 4pm Exhibition runs till October 12th, 2019 (Daily from 9:00am to 6:00pm)

MUSIC

One More Night Season 17

A night of music hosted by Adeh Gbolahan featuring other guest artistes

Date: October 6th, 2019 Venue: Bogobiri House, 7-9 Maitama Sule, Ikoyi

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

PLAY

Man Enough

A play directed by Bolanle Austen Peters

Date: October 11th, 12th & 13th, 2019 Venue: Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Export House, Plot 424, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja Time: 7pm (11th), 3pm & 7pm (12th) and 3pm & 7pm (13th)

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

MUSIC & ART

Muson Festival 2019

Date: October 16th – 27th, 2019 Venue: Muson Centre 8/9, Marina Road, Onikan, 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

ART

NUTAF 2019

A theatre art festival by Nigerian Universities

Date: October 20th-26th, 2019 Venue: National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos

ART

Black Bodies Grey Matter

Date: October 24th -27th, 2019 Venue: Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, 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. Powerline Bus Stop Isheri-Igando, Lagos

Time: 10am & 4pm Respectively

EXHIBITION

Raptured

A solo art exhibition by Abinoro Akporede Collins

Date: October 26th – November 25th, 2019 Venue: Om’s Flats, Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

PAGES, ART, DRAMA

21st Lagos Book &Art Festival

Dates: November 4th – November 10th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island, Lagos

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

ART

Miniature Art Fair Lagos

Date: November 30th – December 6th, 2019 Venue: 3rd Floor Mega Plaza Car Park, 19, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

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