November 1, 2019

Ekpuk’s Book Launches at The Park, Demas Nwoko Speaks at LABAF, Soft Magic at the Brits, Bernadine Evaristo in Town

The Arts Calendar, This Weekend, This Month, and Beyond..

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo

EXHIBITION

Art & Clycles

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

Date: November 1st – 4th, 2019 Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel 38/40, Isaac John Street, GRA Ikeja, Lagos Time: 10am-9pm Daily

ART

Kohinoor & SNA Lagos Art Fusion

Date: November 2nd, 2019 Venue: Kohinoor Lagos 71 kusenla Road, Ikate Elegushi, Lekki Lagos Time: 1pm

POETRY

Wild Geographies

A conversation with Nana Darkoa, Salma Elwardany and Chitra Nagarajan

Date: November 2nd, 2019 Venue: Kongi’s Harvest, Freedom Park Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 1:15pm-2:30pm

POETRY

Telling Your Truth

An evening of poetry with New York Times best-selling author and poet Bassy Ikpi

Date: November 2nd, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 2:45pm-4pm

POETRY

A Life in Words

An evening of poetry with Bernardine Evaristo and Otosirieze Obi-Young

Date: November 2nd, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 4:15pm-5:30pm

POETRY

All the Magic We’ve Made: Looking at a blazing generation of black beauty

A conversation with Ayodeji Rotimi, Momtaza Mheri, Bukola Sawyer-Izeogu and Wana Udobang

Date: November 2nd, 2019 Venue: Kongi’s Harvest, Freedom Park Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 5:45pm-7:00pm

POETRY

After Dark

Date: November 2nd, 2019 Venue: H Factor 23, Moloney Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 8pm Tickets: 5,000

MUSIC

One More Night Season 18

An evening of music headlined by Adeh Gbolahan featuring Gloria Ibru

Date: November 3rd, 2019 Venue: Bogobiri House 7-9, Maitama Sule, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 7pm Tickets: 3k

PLAY

Olu Akengbuwa

A play directed by Alex Eyengho

Date: November 3rd, 2019 Venue: Muson Centre Onikan, Lagos Time: 2pm and 5pm Tickets: Regular (5,000) VIP (20,000)

EXHIBITION

Wole Soyinka @ 85

An exhibition by Femi Coker Art Warehouse in celebration of Wole Soyinka

Date: November 4th, 2019 Venue: Kongi’s Gallery, Freedom Park 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos Time: 4pm

EXHIBITION

Timeless Memories: Elastic Effect

An art exhibition curated and produced by Oludamola Adebowale in celebration of Wole Soyinka

Dates: November 4th, 2019 Venue: Kongi’s Harvest Art Gallery, Freedom Park 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos Time: 4:30pm

PAGES, ART, DRAMA

21st Lagos Book &Art Festival

Dates: November 4th – November 10th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos

PAGES

Presentation of Visual Art Book

Victor Ekpuk: Connecting Lines Across Time and Space, edited by Toyin Falola

Followed by a Panel discussion featuring Kunle Filani and Chinwe Uwatse

Date: November 5th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 2pm

PAGES & ART

Committee for Relevant Art will be organising an art seminar dedicated to Jerry Buhari and Kunle Adeyemi @60

Date: November 5th, 2019 Venue: Esther’s Revenge, Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos Time: 3pm

TALK

New Culture

2 day symposium on applied design and technology in practice and in education with a keynote address by Demas Nwoko at the 21st Lagis Book & Art Festival

Date: November 5th & 6th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, 1, Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos Island

EXHIBITION

Current Rhythm

An art exhibition by Adeola Balogun to be curated by Prof. O.I. Pogosan

Date: November 5th – January 31st, 2020 Venue: Cornelius Adepegba Museum of African Art, University of Ibadan

PAINTING

Genesis

An exhibition of painting by Nwoke Austin

Date: November 6th – 29th, 2019Venue: Lagoon Gallery, Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria Time: 12pm

EXHIBITION

Dreams

A group exhibition that includes paintings, sculptures and drawings

Date: Ongoing till November 9th, 2019 Venue: Vivid Exclusive Art Gallery, Lekki Gardens Phase 2, opposite Abraham Adesanya lekki, Lagos R20 road 10 Unit3 Lekki, Lagos

 

EXHIBITION

Through Her Eyes

A contemporary African art exhibition involving ten artists

Date: November 7th, 2019 Venue: Moeshen Art Gallery Penthouse Floor, Zen Building, Plot 1049 Abubakar Koko Avenue, Life Camp, Abuja, Nigeria Time: 5pm-9pm Exhibition runs through 17th November, 2019 Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday ( 10am-8pm) Sunday (1pm-7pm)

ART

The Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria invites you to The GFA Gallery Opening.

Date: November 10th, 2019 Venue: No. 19, Hakeem Dickson Link Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Time: 2pm-7pm Entry: Strictly by Invitation RSVP: INFO@GFANIGERIA.ORG

ART

Artiste Hangout 9.1

Date: November 10th, 2019 Venue: Lone Street, Oworonshoki Time: 3pm-7pm  Entry: 3,000

THEATRE

The Golden Scepter

Date: November 13th & 14th, 2019 Venue: The Kininso place, 19 Snayaolu Street, off Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos and Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Respectively Time: 13th (10am & 12noon) 14th (11am)

STAGE

Brain Drain

Date: November 13th & 14th, 2019 Venue: Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos and Shodex Garden, 251/253, Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos Respectively Respectively  Time: 13th (10am & 12noon) 14th (10am)

STAGE

Nigeria go better

A stage play produced by Ayodeji Adewale and directed by Bolaji Faibo

Dates: November 13th (Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos), 14th (Shodex Garden, 251/253, Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos) and 15th (Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos), 2019 Time:  13th (11am) 14th (11am) 15th (10am)

DANCE

Amuwo (Initiation)

A dance drama produced and directed by The Future of Dance (F.O.D) Gang Art

Dates: November 14th  (Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos), 15th (Shodex Garden, 251/253, Ikorodu Road, Anthony, Lagos ) and 18th  (The Kininso place, 19 Snayaolu Street, off Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos), 2019 Time: 11am

EXHIBITION

JoinBodi

A musical drama created by The Company and directed by Joshua Alabi

Date: November 17th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 4pm

EXHIBITION

African Art

A group exhibition to be curated by Christine Latrou

Date: November 22nd – 28th, 2019 Venue: The Old Biscuit Factory, 100 Clements Road Block F SE16 4DG London, UK Time: 11am-6pm

MUSIC & ART

Experience Felabration

An event in honour of the late music icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Date: November 22nd, 2019 Venue: Ibadan

THEATRE

Gbese

A theatre piece written, choreographed and performed by Adewale Oleolo Dondudu and directed by Enechukwu Uche

Date: November 24th & 25th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos Time: 7pm and 5:30pm Respectively Ticket: 3,000

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

EXHIBITION

Raptured

A solo art exhibition by Abinoro Akporede Collins

Date: Ongoing till November 25th, 2019 Venue: Om’s Flats, Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island, 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

POETRY

War of Words Season 8

A poetry competition

Dates: Every Sunday till Dec 1st, 2019 Venue: The Kona Recreation Hub 1, Ebunolu Adegboruwa Lane, off Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Time: 2pm-6pm

FILM FESTIVAL

10th Zuma Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

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

MUSIC

Bez Live: The Light

Emmanuel Bez Idakula an alternative soul singer popularly known by his stage name ‘Bez’ will be headlining his concert

Date: December 24th, 2019 Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Ozumba Mbadiwe Way, Victoria Island, Lagos Ticket: Regular (5,000) VIP (25,000)

For inclusion of your arts event on the calendar, please contact

Seun@africaoilgasreport.com, +2348140324319

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