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The Arts Calendar, This Long Ramadan Wrap Up/May Day Weekend & Holiday,

…Compiled by John O Goetzinger & Macson Obojemuinmoin

Contacts: info@bookartville.com; toyin@bookartville.com

MUSIC

ADVOCACY: FUN & DEBATE

Ayo Ganiu led  Unchained Vibes Africa presents a summit of culture producers(artistes/creatives) and culture administrators (Public servants in Culture Ministries), to discuss the Nigerian state’s increasing clampdown on Freedom of Expression.

Venue/Dates/Show Time: Freedom Park, Lagos Island: April 30, 2022. Time: 10am to 3pm.

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An updated version of The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran War, by Major General Alex Attah Madiebo (Retd.), first published in 1980, is set for public presentation on Saturday April 30, 2022. The new edition is titled The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran War…-The Aftermath.

THE STAGE

Prison Chronicles at the Theatre @ Terra

 Wole Oguntokun’s Prison Chronicles is the story of Cell Block B and its four prisoners alongside the Cell Warder and his wife also known as the first lady. In Block B which its inmates fondly call Heartbreak Hotel, the lives of the jailer and the jailed are more interwoven than its ruling class cares to admit to.

The play has run since the first weekend in April and will wrap up in the Ramadan/May Day Long Holiday on the outdoor lawns of the Terra Kulture at 5.30pm

Final Dates, May 1st and May 2nd 2022.

Venue: Theatre on the Lawn @ Terra Kulture, Tiammiyu Savage Street, Lagos, Time: First Show: 5.30pm; Second Show: 7.30pm. Tickets: Early Bird-3,5,000; Regular-5,000.

IN THE GALLERY

Rele Gallery is opening its brand new Lagos Space on Sunday May 1, 20022, with an inaugural group exhibition, titled Subtle Textures, featuring works by Osi Audu, Annick Kamgang, Sedireng Mothibatsela, Kelani Abass, Papa Omotayo and Temitayo Ogunbiyi.

Venue is 32D, Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi. From 1pm-3pm there’ll be a children’s tour (RSVP required) From 4pm-8pm, the Gallery will be open to everyone.

OSI AUDU, Self-Portrait, Ikenga , 2018 (SOLD)-Not in the exhibition..this is just for illustration

OSI AUDU, Self-Portrait, Ikenga , 2018 (SOLD)-Not in the exhibition..this is just for illustration

IN THE GALLERY

Me & Him is the title of Badru and Toromade’s two man exhibition of drawings and paintings to hold at Art Pantheon Gallery in Oniru

Date: Monday May 2, 2022. Venue: Art Pantheon Gallery, 12D, Bosun Adekoya Street, Oniru, Victoria Island. Time: 4pm.

THE STAGE

Qudus Onikeku is taking his QDance Company to the Glover Memorial Hall in Lagos Island for May Day holiday performance on Monday May 2, 2022.

The group will stage the Lagos Premiere of Re:Incrnation at the 135 year old venue, located two blocks  from the Lagos Marina.

The event is a dance and music production, running, according to the invitation card, from 4pm to 9pm. The occasion is expected to be attended by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

THE STAGE

Baba Kekere

Makinde Adeniran has written a stage drama, based on the life of Lateef Kayode Jakande, the hyper achieving former Governor of Lagos State. The play opened on Good Friday

Will now stage at Glover Memorial Hall, Marina: May 3, 2022. Time: 3pm.Tickets: 5,000 Regular, 20,000.

COMING…

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Nigeria International Book Fair

Venue: Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Date: May 12-14, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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