Events This Weekend

Hello Everyone!

It’s another great Thursday again and BellaNaija is so glad to have another opportunity to keep our loyal readers updated with the hottest events, spots and hangouts to be at this weekend.

If you’ve had a very busy week, don’t worry, there are lots of opoortunities and spots for you to relax and unwind as we have compiled a list of the best places to be this weekend. So sit back, relax, as we present to you Events This Weekend.

Be sure to have fun and stay safe.

See you all next week!

Live Music & Comedy Show
Join us at SS Lounge every Thursday from 8 pm for an entertaining evening of Live Music & Comedy with The Sharp Band and some of Nigeria’s funniest comedians.
Date: Thursday 22nd March 2012
Time: 8 PM
Venue: 7, Sapara Williams Close, off Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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The World’s Largest Fine Art Trade Show
Tyna Ezenma will be exhibiting her fine art photographs at the World’s Largest Fine Art Trade Show! Booth No: 1332. The world’s largest fine art trade show is coming to Pier 92 for another extraordinary fine art extravaganza! Over 400 exhibitors from 20+ countries 1000+ artists represented Innovative new works from contemporary artists 25 Free seminars for fine art professionals including 2012 Art and Design Trends, Successful Selling, Powering Your Business with New Media, and more. VIP Lounge sponsored by GE Capital Show Hours
Date: Thursday 22nd March – Sunday 25th March 2012
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Venue: Pier 92 on the Hudson River 711 12th Ave New York, NY 10019-5399
Contact: For ticket information and general enquiries Call Nigeria – 08034334108 | USA – 941-538-6941 Email info@tynaezenma.com
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2012 Needlekraft Fashion Show
This show is set to revolutionise the Fashion Industry as it is fully loaded with activities that will ensure there is never a dull moment. There will be runway session by local and international models tagged ‘Runway Revolution’  and celebrity catwalks featuring A-list celebs like Karen Igho, Ini Edo, Oge Okoye, Uche Jombo, Monalisa Chinda, Shan George, Mercy Johnson,  Sophia Chikere, Emem Isong & Yvonne Ekwere. Musical performances will be hosted by Tiwa Savage, Yinka Davies, Goldie, Jhybo, KSB, Explicit & Kween and comedy by the veterans Okey Bakassi and Mandy. Star hosts for this event are Uti Nwachukwu & Ashionye Ugboh of Tinsel.
Date: Saturday 24th March, 2012
Time: 3 PM
Venue: Balmoral Events Center, 98 Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja
Ticket Prices: Regular N10,000 | VIP N20,000 | VVIP N50,000
Ticket Reservations: Tastee Fried Chicken Outlets | Needlekraft Couture, Ikeja | Balmoral Hall, Ikeja | Bheerhugz Cafe, Ikeja City Mall, Alausa
Contact: For more info & general enquiries Call 07055755555
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Eva Fun Walk
Please join Eva for the ‘Eva Fun Walk’. Eva strives to entrench the active healthy living culture in Nigerians, and as such has launched the “Be Eva Active Campaign” by bringing to Lagosians, the 1st edition of the New & Improved Eva Fun Walk Activation. The Walk will begin at the National Stadium – Western Avenue – AbebeVillage Road – Eric Moore – Bode Thomas – Adeniran Ogunsanya – Alhaji MashaRoad – Ogunlana Drive – Itire Road – Western Avenue – National Stadium. Be Eva Active, join the Eva Fun Walk, and let’s Make Walk Fun. Likeus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/evafunwalk and join Eva on BBM by scanning attached QR code or entering this PIN 26E161B6 to your Blackberry Messenger. The FIRST 50 people to register get an iPod Shuffle!
Date: Saturday 24th March 2012
Time: 7 AM
Venue: National Stadium, Surulere.
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DJ E Cool’s Birthday Bash
March Madness 2. This is a Celebrity event! All March Birthdays FREE All night with valid I.D. Celebrity guests will be in the building! There will be music by Naija DJs + Takeover DJs – DJ Dee Money, DJ Fully Focus, DJ Dyme, King Ola. For FREE Entry B4 11:30pm Text Full Names to 404.917.7011
Date: Saturday 24th March 2012
Time: 10.30 PM
Venue: Cream Ultra Lounge Atlanta 3249 Buford Hwy Atlanta, Ga. 30318
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call (404) 917 7011, 404.936.2297
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Unleash The Champion Within 
Join us for WOW D.I.V.A.S 2nd Annual Possibilities Hangout – Unleash The Champion Within. It promises to be an unforgettable day with inspiring and power speakers, Mo Abudu, Udo Okonjo and Adesuwa Onyenokwe. Its a FREE Event. Our charity dinner in Aid of Autism Awareness will be held in the evening titled ‘Come as you mean to be in 2017′. Tickets costs N25, 000. To attend please register at greatdivas@yahoo.com or wowdivasunleashed@gmail.com
Date: Saturday 24th March 2012
Time: 7.30 AM – 3 PM
Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos
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The Food & Lifestyle Souk is back   
Our Food & Lifestyle Souk is back and featuring an array of amazing products that are handmade, sourced with love, inspired by Africa, ethically procured, and produced by and for lovers of life. This boutique indoor market will feature a variety of vendors as they present a glorious medley of delicious wines; gourmet breads and pastries; premium traditionally processed wild foods; hand dyed fabrics; organic beauty products; unique home accents and lots more. Vendors include Wines by Linda, Pot of Gold, RN Jewelz, Aida Foods, Rosa Farms, Ogundele Textiles and Art…and lots MORE!
Date: Saturday 24th March 2012
Time: 1 PM – 6 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Lo’Lavita Hair  & Beauty Opens Luxury Hair Boutique
Lo’Lavita Hair & Beauty is the fastest international brand in the hair industry that entails all kinds of luxury hair extensions, electronic styling tools, hair care products for maintenance and hair essential accessories. The ultimate showroom / hair boutique official launch and reception is designed to create targeted brand awareness! Knowing that hair is a woman’s best accessory, we cordially invite YOU to join us in the celebration of Lagos first Hair Boutique, an exclusive outlet by Lo’Lavita Hair & Beauty.
Date: Saturday 24th March 2012
Time: 2 PM – 6 PM
Venue: E-Bar Plaza. 20 Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 08025275898 | Email info@lolavitahair.com
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Night of Praise & Rib Cracking Comedy
Rainy Events Presents Gospel Artists: William McDowell, Sonnie Badu, and Soul Fruits; Comedians: Julius Agwu and Seyi Brown; All on one stage for a night of praise and rib cracking comedy!
Date: Saturday 24th March
Venue: Friendship West Baptist Church, 2020 West Wheatland Road Dallas, Tx, 75232
Ticket Locations: Richland African Market in Dallas and Asafo Market in Arlington
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 972/639-2251 | Visit www.rainyevents.com
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Modele Live at The Life House 
The Life House is proud and excited to welcome back Modele on stage. Modele was born in Jos, Plateau-Nigeria. Her earliest musical influences were the rich sounds of ‘Sikulu’ from South Africa. Her style of music is a blend of Jazz and Soul with a touch of Reggae riding on traditional African rhythm. She combines inspirational, motivational songs characterized by a strong sense of personal style and an immense depth of lyrical content, woven together in musical pieces. You can see Modele live at The Life House this Saturday.
Date: Saturday 24th March 2012
Time: 7.30 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Price: N1,500
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07034030683 | E-mail info@thelifehouselagos.com
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WED Expo Lagos 2012
WED Expo Lagos 2012 has officially kicked off as Nigeria’s foremost wedding planning magazine and relationship guide -  WED is set to surpass all expectations with this one of a kind event. The all gloss high end wedding magazine published by Akin Eso is set to carve another exclusive niche for itself and make a very bold statement by organizing an exquisite wedding exhibition. This will see in attendance fashion houses, bridal accessory retailers, wedding planners, caterers, beauty experts, makeup lines, photography outlets, cake makers, jewelers, journalists and more! Admission to this event is free. Simply log on to www.wedexpo.com.ng to register.
Date: Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th March 2012
Venue: The Harven, GRA Ikeja (Beside Arch Bishop Vinning), Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries Call 07032185267
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CHEF FREGZ SPECIAL    
If you are in Lagos and do not have plans for this Sunday please make it a date with Chef Fregz as he would be at GET Arena cooking up a storm. Spread the new brings your friends, family and maybe that enemy and come enjoy mouth watering dishes at affordable prices.
Date: Sunday 25th March 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 6 PM
Venue: GET Arena, Oniru, by Four Points Hotel, Lekki.
Contact: Visit the Facebook Page www.facebook.com/ChefFregz | Follow on Twitter @ Chef_Fregz | Visit the Website  www.theskinnychefthatcould.com
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Health & Beauty Edition at L’Espace
LPM is exploring new territory this weekend with a “Health & Beauty” themed edition. March promises our loyal shoppers a very well deserved pamper package; The Health & Beauty Edition. Massages, mini manicures, pedicures, make up tutorials and an overwhelming eclectic dose of health & beauty products that will make you sing for joy! Bring your friends, mothers & girlfriends along for what we promise to be the ultimate shopping experience. Vendors include OurS By Juliada | House of Tara | Sacred Artistry Lash and Brow Bar | ZARA | Denaki Lingerie | Vintage Colette (MTNLFDW Young Designer of the Year 2011) | U-Kama | City Chic | Toseki Vintage | Mariam Moussa | 87 Couture | Sally Bawa | Cute Kingdom | Sucree | Dreshoes | Le Duchess Shoes | Mak Nisy | Odirin Beads | Tira Patisserie.
Date: Sunday 25th March 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: L’Espace, 19a Olosa Street, off Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island, Lagos
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David House Multimedia Limited presents Live Theatre on Sunday featuring Ola Rotimi’s Grip AM
Catch Ola Rotimi’s Grip Am at the Unity Centre this Sunday. The stage production is sure to impress from the beginning to the end. This event will see appearances by Gordons, Matse Uwatse of Nigerian Info and Igos of Wazobia FM
Date: Sunday 25th March 2012
Time: 4 PM
Venue: The Unity Centre, 28 Isaac John Street, Ikeja, G.R.A
Ticket Price: Students N 1,000 | Single N 2,500 | Couples N 3, 500 | V.I.P N 5,000
Ticket Locations: At the Venue | Tastee Fried Chicken Outlets | Simply Call 08108156335 | 08038279873
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Action, Art & Drama! Stage Play ‘Little Drops’ makes a big splash this March
Every Sunday in March, theatre enthusiasts are set for the time of their lives as the drama “Little Drops” is set to hit the stage. Little drops is a story rooted in the Niger-Delta crisis which gives an intriguing account of four women who meet in the strangest of circumstances, each telling her unique story. Written by Prof. Ahmed Yerima, Little Drops gives a compelling eye view of how the Niger-Delta people survive a deadly crisis. The drama will feature Taiwo Adeyemo, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Paul Alumona, Omoye Uzamere, Ijeoma Grace Agu, and Abiodun Kassim and other stellar actors. It is produced by Joke Silva and directed by Kenneth Uphopho. Contact 08023152440
Date: Sunday 25th March 2012
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Tickets: N2,500
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Easy Irie Sundays
Join our in house band for an evening of mellow live jazz, highlife and reggae this Sunday. In usual signature Life House style, a sing-a-long is expected and a great Sunday evening is promised. We encourage any of you who play musical instruments well (or not to well) to join our band for a jam session.
Date: Sunday 25th March 2012
Time: 7 PM
Venue: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Youth Marketer Converge Conference (YMC 2.0)
Founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales will lead a line up of speakers at the second edition of Youth Marketer Converge Conference (YMC 2.0) scheduled to take place in Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos between March 27 and 28, 2011. The Youth Marketer Converge Conference, with the theme: ‘What are Young People really searching for?’ will be the largest gathering of marketing professionals focused on the youth demography in Nigeria.  It will also feature other professionals from the African continent and Europe, UK and the USA for peer reviews and best practices such as Babatunde Raji Fashola, Executive Governor of Lagos State; Tolu Ogunlesi; Arts Manager, British Council, Enioma Anaba; Group Head of Marketing, Interswitch, Bisi Awoyemi; Project Director, L.E.A.R.N. (Lagos State Empowerment & Resources Network), Lanre Aina; Business Development Analyst, Google Nigeria, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo; CEO, CNSSL/President, Royal FM , Mike Saunders; CEO, Digitlab South Africa, Japheth Omojuwa; Curator, Omojuwa.com , Lade Adeyemi; CEO, Negotiation Pros and Chiekezie Dozie
The International Conference
Date: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Time: 8 AM – 5 PM
Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
The Mega Youth Panel
Date: Wednesday 28th March 2012
Time: 8 AM – 5 PM
Venue: Indoor Sports Hall, Rowe Park, Yaba
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SS Lounge Salsa  
Salsa Socials & Classes @ SS Lounge! Enjoy the Merengue, Bachata, Rueda, Line dancing and The Cha Cha every Wednesday from 7 pm. Opportunities abound to socialise, network and to enjoy good latin music as well as some of the best mouth watering meals and cocktails.
Date: Wednesday 28th March 2012
Time: 7 PM
Venue: 7, Sapara Williams Close, off Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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