October 17, 2019

‘Gbadun Squad’ at Bogobiri; Muson Festival Opens; Felabration Continues; Stage Play in Ikoyi Prison; Ake Books Fest in Town

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

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo

MUSIC

Live music with Gbadun Squad and Friends.

Date: October 18th, 2019 Venue: Bogobiri House 9, Maitama Sule Street, Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 7pm doors open: 6pm

MUSIC

Mavericks Experimental Night

A musical concert organised by Glenfiddich featuring artists such as Femi Kuti, Bez, Flavour, Lady Donli and so on.

Date: October 18th, 2019 Venue: Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel Time: 8pm till late

MUSIC

Felabration 2019

A jazz musical concert in celebration of Nigeria’s music icon Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Date: October 18th, 2019 Venue: The New Africa Shrine 1, Nerdc Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos

MUSIC & ART

Music Meets Art

A free master class session with Yinka Davies (Afrobeat and Jazz Singer) and Edosa Ogiugo (figurative Artist)

Date: October 18th & 19th, 2019 Venue: Function Room, Muson Centre Onikan, Lagos

PAGES

No Condition Is Permanent

Date: October 19th, 2019 Venue: RAI Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

STAGE

Blind Ears

A stage play featuring prison inmates directed by Iyke Osoka and Choreographed by Ahmed Adekunle.

Date: October 19th, 2019 Venue: IKOYI PRISON Time: 10:30am

SPOKEN WORD

Solar Speaks will be serenading the crowd with his performance

Date: October 19th, 2019 Venue: TLC Maryland 374, Ikorodu Road, Jadesola House, Along Maryland-Ojota Road, behind Maryland BRT Bus Stop, Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria

Time: 3pm Admission: Free

EXHIBITION

For The Coloured Child

A solo photography exhibition by Aremu Oluwatobi

Date: Ongoing till October 19th, 2019 Venue: 22, Olasande Street, Papa Ajao, Mushin, Lagos.

FILM SCREENING & MUSIC

The Nigerian Highlife: Rat Pack

A tribute to the Big Band Highlife

Date: October 19th, 2019 Venue: The Studio Main Entrance, Parkview Estate off Gerard Road, Ikoyi Time: 7pm Gate fee: N4,000

MUSIC

Felabration 2019: This is Lagos

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

Date: Ongoing till October 20th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos

EXHIBITION

Na Waka We dey

An art exhibition by Sylvester Aguddah, curated by Ifeanyichukwu Oraemeka

Date: Ongoing till October 20th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos

EXHIBITION

An art exhibition by Ekene Ngige

Date: Ongoing till October 20th, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos

MUSIC

Felabration 2019: Vancouver

A musical concert in celebration of Nigeria’s music icon Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti featuring performances from The Boom Booms, Kara-Kata Afrobeat, Queer as Funk, Tonye Aganaba and so on

Date: October 19th, 2019 Venue: Afrika Shrine, Imperial Vancouver, 319 Main Street, Canada

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

PLAY

Muson Festival Play 2019

Theme: Wat’s Dis All About

Date: October 19th & 20th, 2019 Venue: Muson Centre 8/9, Marina Road, Onikan, Lagos.

EXHIBITION

SNA@NAFEST EDO                                                                                       

Society of Nigerian Artists will be organising a conference and cultural carnival which will feature Art Exhibition, Paper Presentation, Work & Talk-Shop and Cultural Carnival.

Date: October 19th – 26th, 2019 Venue: Department of Fine/Applied Arts, University of Benin Ekenwan Campus, Benin City & Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre Airport Road, Benin City

EXHIBITION

New Frames                                                                                                  

Society of Nigerian Artists (Rivers Chapter) will be organising an annual juried exhibition of painting, photography, sculpture and so on.

Date: October 19th – 26th, 2019 Venue: Hotel Presidential, Port Harourt Time: 8am-9pm

POETRY

Fireflies & Bumble Bees

A poetry event featuring performances from Philo Baba, Rezthapoet, Osagie Aigbogun, I.D Cabasa, Byno and so on.

Date: October 20th, 2019 Venue: Nest Café, Alagomeji, Yaba, Lagos Time: 3pm Tickets: 2k (Regular) 5k (V.I.P) 100k (Table for 10)

EXHIBITION

Bald is Beautiful

A group exhibition featuring the works of Joseph Bidemi, Oluwole Omofemi, Olasunkanmi Oyelusi, Dada Akeem Ayinla, Darlington Chukwumezie, David Olatunde, Kesa Babatunde, Samuel Olayombo and Akinbanji Osanyemi

Runs till: October 23rd, 2019 (10am-6pm daily) Venue: 282, Akin Olugbade Street, off Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

MUSIC & ART

Muson Festival 2019

Date: Ongoing till October 27th, 2019 Venue: Muson Centre 8/9, Marina Road, Onikan, Lagos.

MUSIC

AfroRhythmic: A Felabration

An event in celebration of Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti featuring performance by Ayodele Drum and Dance

Date: October 20th, 2019 Venue: Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 Stony Island, Chicago, Illinois, USA

ART

NUTAF 2019

A theatre arts festival by Nigerian Universities

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

MUSIC

Igbeyawo

Date: October 21st, 2019 Venue: Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos

Tickets: Student (N2,000) for 11am show only Regular (N5,000) VIP (N10,000)

FILM FESTIVAL

16th Abuja International Film Festival

Date: October 22nd -25th, 2019 Venue: Silverbird Cinemas, Abuja.

PAGES

Black Bodies Grey Matter

Date: October 24th -27th, 2019 Venue: Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos

FILM FESTIVAL

Decasia

1st Berlin to Lagos Archival Film Festival and Workshop

Date: October 24th -27th, 2019 Venue: Nigerian Film Corporation, Ikoyi, Lagos

MUSIC

Live & Wavy       

Etuk Ubong will be performing live

Date: October 25th, 2019 Venue: Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 2pm Tickets: 2,500 (1 Complimentary drink) 4,000 (Complimentary drinks)

MUSIC

Felabration 2019

A celebration of Nigeria’s late music icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti featuring performances from Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti and the Egypt 80 Band.

Date: October 26th, 2019 Venue: Central Park, Central Area, Abuja Time: 7pm Tickets: 3,000 (Early Bird) 5,000 (At the Venue) 500,000 (Table of 8)

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

EXHIBITION

Dreams

A group exhibition that includes paintings, sculptures and drawings

Date: October 26th – November 9th, 2019 Venue: Vivid Exclusive Art Gallery, Lekki Gardens Phase 2, opposite Abraham Adesanya lekki, Lagos R20 road 10 Unit3 Lekki, Lagos

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

POETRY

War of Words Season 8

A poetry competition

Dates: Every Sunday from Oct 27th till Dec1st, 2019 Venue: The Kona Recreation Hub 1, Ebunolu Adegboruwa Lane, off Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Time: 2pm-6pm

PAGES, ART, DRAMA

21st Lagos Book &Art Festival

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FILM FESTIVAL

10th Zuma Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

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

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