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)

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