August 15, 2019

Chioma Reads At Parkview, Q Dance in Ikoyi, Jazz on the Cruise, Film show at the Park and Twitter on Stage…

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

 …Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo


Felabration 2019 Artwork Competition

Submission ends on September 15th, 2019

For more information visit starts on May 1st, 2019


My Love for Art Season 2

Theme: I am

A week of Dance, Drum, Music and Poetry workshop for females only.

Date: August 12th-17th, 2019  Venue: 5, Gbaja Street, off Akerele Road, Surulere Lagos


Screenwriting workshop

An event organised by the Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria

Date: 16th August 2019, Venue: Freedom Park, Campbell Street, off Broad Street, Lagos Island Time: 10am-12pm ( General Meeting) 12-4pm (Screen Writing & Story Telling Workshop). 17th August, 2019 Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time: 11am-4pm( Writers Parley), 4pm-7pm (Cocktails)


Twitter House Girl

Date: 16th-18th August, 2019 Venue: 2MG Theatre, Mediterranean Club 1141 Kwame Nkrumah Crescent, Asokoro, Abuja

Tickets: 3,000 (Adults) 1,500 (Kids)


CORA’s Booktrek Series at Quintessence

Featuring: Chioma Okonkwo’s Like Never Before

Date: 17th August 2019, Venue: Quintessence, Parkview Ikoyi Time: 2.30pm-5pm



Theme: Identities in Resilience

A group photography exhibition by participants of the 2019 Creative Photography master class in visual storytelling

Date:  August 17th, 2019 Venue: Thought Pyramid Art Centre, 96 Norman Williams St. Ikoyi, Lagos


Afro Culture Afro Future

Date: 23rd August, 2019 Venue: Q Dance Centre 13, Manuwa Street off Keffi Street, Ikoyi Lagos Time: 4pm-7pm


Kayefi Live in Concert

A musical concert headlined by one of Nigeria’s indigenous pop singer featuring artists such as 9ice, Qdot, Seriki and so on.

Date: 23rd August, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Lagos Island. Tickets: 1,000 (Regular) N3,000 (VIP) Time: 7pm


Pages to Screen: The Craft of Adaptation

Date: August 24th, 2019 Venue: Ignite Library 4 Ajumobi Olorunoje str, off Acme road, First Gate Bus-Stop Ikeja, Lagos Time: 12 noon


Why Look At Me?

A Film show at the Park

Date: Mon. August 26th , 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Str, Lagos Island. Time: 6pm-9pm


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


Night of Jazzz

Jazz performance by Johnny Prest Startlit Band

Date: Every Thursday Venue: Prest Jazz Club, 1c Admiralty Road, Off Admiralty Way, Beside Admiralty Huse, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos


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)


The Lit Fest

Date: 30th August 2019 Venue: University of Ibadan Time: 1pm-6pm


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


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

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


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


Festival of Colours

Date: 31st August 2019


Ajebo Unleashed 6.0

The promoters say: It’s laughter like never before

Featuring the comedian, Ajebo

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


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)


Theme: In Pursuit Of Everything Beautiful

A solo Exhibition by Abe Ogunlende

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


A solo art exhibiton 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: Monday-Saturday. 10am-7pm Sunday. 2pm-7pm


Banana Island Cultural Festival 2019

A cultural festival that celebrates diversity in the community

Date: September 28th -29th, 2019 Venue: Iwalewa Gallery 8 Dr. Chimezie Street Chevy view estate, Chevron, Lekki, Lagos


Topic: “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 Str, Lagos Island, Lagos


10th Zum Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

Submission ends on Oct 30th, 2019

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

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