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

…Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo

ART COMPETITION

Felabration 2019 Artwork Competition

Submission ends on September 15th, 2019

For more information visit www.felabration.net starts on May 1st, 2019 and

MUSIC

Jazz At The Metaphor

Jazz music at its finest by Wole Wole Jesutomi & His Quintet

Date: August 22nd, 2019 Venue: 78A Younis Bashorun Street, off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos Gate fee: ₦5,000

EXHIBITION

Theme: Primitivity

An art exhibition featuring Lara Boglo, Godwin Ugberebe, Bernard Oguru, Sanusi Adeoye Abdullahi, Oguntimehin Ariyo and Toni Ojisua

Date: 17th – 23rd August, 2019 Venue: Onikan Museum, Lagos

Time: 10am-6pm daily

EXHIBITION

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

EXHIBITION

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

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

EXHIBITION

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

EXHIBITION

An exhibition by Dafe Oboro,  Kadara Enyeasi, Papa Oyeyemi, and Abiola Olusola

Date: 18th August, 2019 – 1st September, 2019 Venue: 2nd Floor, 26 Moloney Street, Lagos Island, Lagos. Time: 4pm Onwards

ARTISTE HANGOUT

Afro Culture Afro Future

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

MUSIC

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) ₦3,000 (VIP) Time: 7pm

MUSIC

Horns & Strings

Date: 23rd August, 2019 Venue: 18 Little Road off Montgomery Road, Yaba, Lagos

Time: Exhibition (2pm) Show (3pm)

FILM

A short films festival featuring performances from Jboy and Ninx B and a special guest appearance in the person of Yemi Solade a renowned actor.

Date: 23rd August, 2019 Venue: Nasarawa State University Post-Graduate Studies Auditorium Keffi, Nasarawa State. Time: 2pm-8pm Ticket: ₦1000

ART & CULTURE

The Literary Festival

An event that will feature panel discussion, book readings, Music, poetry, storytelling and theatre.

Date: August 24, 2019 Venue: Wole Soyinka Art Theatre University of Ibadan

Time: 2pm

PAGES

Pages to Screen: The Craft of Adaptation

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

CALL FOR SPOKEN WORD ENTRIES

Lit fest

Submission Deadline: 25th August, 2019

FILM SCREENING

Lumumba: Death of a Prophet

Date: 25th August, 2019 Venue: Jazzhole, 168 Awolowo road-Ikoyi-Lagos

Door Opens: 4:30pm Screening: 5pm

PAGES

The committee for Relevant Art(CORA) invites the general public to its monthly book trek

Date: Sunday, 25th August, 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Str, Lagos Island, Lagos

Entry fee:₦200 RSVP: Feyisayo Adelakun (08027096141)

PAGES

Lola Shoneyin will be Reading and Discussing her book titled “ The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Date: Sunday, 25th August, 2019 Venue: WorkStation, 3rd Floor Maryland Mall, Lagos

PLAY

Jankariwo

A stage play written by Ben Tomoloju and directed by Segun Adefila

Date: August 25th, 2019 Venue: Amphi Theatre, Lagos Country Club, 2 Joel Ogunnaike Street, G.R.A Ikeja, Lagos Gate fee: ₦2000(Adult) ₦1000(Children)

MOVING IMAGES

Why Look At Me?

A Film show at the Park

Date: Mon. August 26th , 2019 Venue: Freedom Park, Broad Str, Lagos Island, Lagos

Time: 6pm-9pm

MUSIC

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

MUSIC

Jazz in the Present Tense

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

STAGE

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 (₦5,000)

PAGES & ART

The Lit Fest

Theme: Social Media Activism as a Tool for Telling Modern Stories

A panel session that includes Paul Alasiri, Abimbola olabisi, Valentine Omobolanle and Boluwaji Ogunde to be moderated by Oluwatobi Olalekan an OAP at Inspiration FM

Date: 30th August 2019 Venue: Love Garden University of Ibadan

PAGES & ART

The Lit Fest

Theme: New Stories-Tales For A Woke Generation

A panel session of four in the people of Ajani Oyindamola, Logan February, TJ Benson and Bolu Onasanya to be moderated by Sam Tunji.

Date: 30th August 2019 Venue: Love Garden University of Ibadan

TALK

The Art of Story Selling

Date: August 31st, 2019 Venue: Orange Academy– 3b Adesoyes Street, Mende, Maryland, Lagos

TALK

Theme: Photographic Image As A Tool For Social Discourse

Andrew Esiebo a renowned photographer will be speaking

Date: 31st August, 2019 Venue: 96 Norman William Street, Ikoyi, Lagos Time: 4pm-7pm

PARTY

The Switch House Party

Theme: The show must go on!!!

Date: August 31st, 2019 Venue: 50 Oduduwa way Ikeja G.R.A, Lagos

STAGE

Festival of Colours

Date: 31st August 2019

COMEDY

Ajebo Unleashed 6.0

The promoters say: It’s laughter like never before

Featuring the comedian, Ajebo

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

MUSIC

One More Night Season 16

A night of music headlined by Adeh Gbolahan featuring a special guest singer in the person of Yinka Davies

Date: September 1st, 2019 Venue: Bogobiri House 7-9 Maitama Sule, Ikoyi

Time: 7pm Fee: ₦3,000

MUSIC

Rock & Roll

A tribute night in honour of Geraldo Pino and unveiling of Engr. Godwin Etim Foundation

Date: September 4th, 2019 Venue: Platinum Club Hotel Presidential

Presidential Hotel, I Birabi Street, New GRA, Port Harcourt Time: 9pm-11pm

STAGE PLAY

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)

EXHIBITION

Theme: In Pursuit Of Everything Beautiful

A solo Exhibition by Abe Ogunlende

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

FILM SCREENING

Under The Rainbow

The Equality hub presents to us a ducmetary by Pamela Adie

Date: September 12th, 2019 Venue: Abuja (complete information not stated)

EXHIBITION

A solo art exhibition 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: Mon-Sat. 10am-7pm Sun.2pm-7pm

EXHIBITION

Theme: Seed Yams Of Our Land

An exhibition to be curated by Iheanyi Onwuegbucha

Date: September 14th, 2019 Venue: Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos 9, Mc Ewen Street, Yaba, Lagos. Opening Reception: 4pm  Exhibition: September 14th, 2019- October 25th, 2019

EXHIBITION

Law Meets Art

An exhibition organised by Tokunbo Orimobi Foundation

Date: September 19th, 2019 Venue: Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Opposite 1004, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time: 5pm-9pm

MUSIC

The Foundation Concert

A musical concert for celebrating the pioneers of the music industry that paved the way for the new generation of Nigerian music

Date: September 21st, 2019 Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos Time: 6pm

FESTIVAL

Banana Island Cultural Festival 2019

A cultural festival that celebrates diversity in the community

Date: September 28th -29th, 2019 Venue: Iwalewa Gallery

ART

The call of The Niger Delta

Opening Ceremony: 1st October, 2019  Venue: Orogbum Crescent G.R.A Phase II, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Time: 10am Exhibition runs till 5th October, 2019

SCHOOL DEBATE

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

CALL FOR FILM ENTRIES

10th Zum Film Festival

Theme: Content Connectivity

Submission ends on Oct 30th, 2019

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

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

Seun@africaoilgasreport.com, +2348140324319

shimmersservices@gmail.com, +2348023181844

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