Events This Weekend

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at 11:47 AM

By Damilare Aiki

Good Morning BellaNaijarians, it’s Thursday!

It’s time for Events This Weekend. The slot where BellaNaija.com keeps you constantly updated on all the places of interests and events to be spotted this weekend.

Have fun and keep dreaming BIG!
See you all next week.

From Eko with Love Series

Artitude Art Conference 2013
As the Lagos Art community preps for Artwyn’s maiden Conference hosted as part of the activities for the From Eko with Love Series, you are invited to the Artitude Art Conference 2013. Themed “Art and the New Nigeria”, the event will explore the relevance of art in today’s fast evolving, mobile technology and social media driven society. It will feature an exciting creative conference facilitated by eight top players in the Art Industry and an innovative 10 day Art Exhibition, featuring over 200 artworks and many other diverse art pieces from the finest artists across the country. Speakers include Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Peju Alatise, Peju Layiwola, Tunji Mesh, Rodney Asikhia, Engr Prince Yemisi Shyllon, Dudu Emmanuel and Diseye Tantua. The conference will take place at The Wheatbaker Hotel on Friday while an exhibition will take place at Ember Creek today. To attend, call 08060388186 | send an e-mail to conference@artwyn.com
Date: Thursday 11th April – Friday 12th April 2013
Time: Thursday 2 PM – 5 PM | Friday 4 PM
Venue: Thursday – The Wheatbaker Hotel, Onitolo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos | Friday – Ember Creek, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
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Levi's

SmartMark Limited presents Levi’s 50% Sale
SmartMark Limited, the exclusive distributor of the Levi’s brand in Nigeria and Ghana has announced a massive 50% price slash on selected Levi’s merchandise from now till Tuesday 30th of April 2013 at all FastForward stores in major cities in Nigeria and Accra, Ghana.
Date: Thursday 11th April 2013 – Tuesday 30th April 2013
Venues Adeniran Ogunsanya Shopping Mall, Surulere, Lagos | Murtala Mohammed Airport, Terminal II, Ikeja, Lagos | 27, Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos | Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos | The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos | Ceddi Plaza 264, Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District, Abuja | 107, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers | G38, Accra Mall, Tetteh Quarshie, Accra, Ghana
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0814838314
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Nike Sales

SmartMark Limited presents Nike’s 50% Sale
SmartMark Limited, the exclusive distributor of the Nike brand in Nigeria and Ghana has announced a massive 50% price slash on selected Nike merchandise from now till Tuesday 30th of April 2013 at all FastForward stores in major cities in Nigeria and Accra, Ghana.
Date: Thursday 11th April 2013 – Tuesday 30th April 2013
Venues Adeniran Ogunsanya Shopping Mall, Surulere, Lagos | Murtala Mohammed Airport, Terminal II, Ikeja, Lagos | 27, Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos | Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos | The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos | Ceddi Plaza 264, Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business District, Abuja | 107, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers | G38, Accra Mall, Tetteh Quarshie, Accra, Ghana
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0814838314
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Peers Academy

Peers Academy’s Free ICT/Telecoms Training for the less privileged 
You are invited to take part in Peers Academy’s organized free ICT/Telecoms training for the less privileged in the society. The objective for this training is to help orphans and less privilege to develop a means of livelihood as well as build a career track that they can pursue for a lifetime. This week, attendees will go through practicals on what they’ve been taught so far. Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 12th April 2013 – Saturday 13th April 2013
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08033462964 | e-mail tundepeers@gmail.com
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The Future National Enterprise Conference in Benin
Tomorrow, the Future National Enterprise Conference will be heading to Benin City.  Themed Our Generation Needs to Get to Work, the conference will see speakers including Denrele Edun (On-Air-Personality of the Year TV), Seun Onigbinde, (Innovator of the Year Science & Technology Winner), Priscilla Usibaifo (Finalist for the Best Use of Advocacy) and Samson Aligba (CEO BE! Technology) in attendance. To regsiter, call 07080168443 | 07034951947 | e-mail info@thefuturenigeria.com | log on to www.thefuturenigeria.com
Date: Friday 12th April 2013
Venue: The Main Auditorium, University of Benin, Benin, Edo
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Ogbanje - BellaNaija

Paul Ukonu & Style Night present Ogbanje
Paul Ukonu and Style Night present its 2nd lifestyle event Ogbanje, a photography exhibition curated by Priscilla Phillips and Art Gallery. The exhibition is a diverse expression of beauty, African goddess history and art of 26 year old photographer from Abia. Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 12th April 2013
Time: 3 PM
Venue: Posh Cafe, Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Back2DFuture

Back 2 Da Future
An Alternative Club night going down in Lagos that connects the Past, and the Future Of Nigerian, African, and Global Club Music Culture. Featuring main DJ’s Afrologic, and Benji with Live Percussion by Wura Samba, and Samson (IROKO), along with saxophonists Seun Olota and Sam Ade. Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 12th April 2013
Time: 7 PM
Venue: Bogobiri House, 9 Maitama Sule, Ikoyi, Lagos
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Zumba Fitness

Zumba Fitness Dance Class
Are you looking to improve your cardiovascular system, lose weight, improve your coordination or simply boost your mood, then Zumba Dance Fitness may be the right choice for you. Join the fun dance fitness class today for more fitted and energized 2013.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 9 AM
Venue: The BMS Spa, 3 Magbon Close, off Macpherson Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos
Fee: N 2,000
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Watersworth Art Brokers

Watersworth Art Brokers
Encourage your child’s creativity by registering them now for Watersworth Art Brokers’ training in art. Drawing inspiration from the works in the gallery’s collection students will create hands on projects while the master artists help them in learning and creating their own works in different media and styles. Registration fee is N 10,000 while adults will pay the sum of N 20,000.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mailinfo@watersworthart.com
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Watersworth Art Fun Flair

Watersworth presents Fit, Fun & Flair
Do you love to dance and are you looking for a fun and fab way to lose weight? Then Fit, Fun and Flair is for you. Watersworth Art Gallery in conjunction with Gbenga Yusuf of Maltina Dance All competition, presents you dance classes that will make all the difference. The offer package/fee is N 15,000.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mailinfo@watersworthart.com
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Fashion Soiree

A Fortnight Fashion Soiree
Amarelis Designs and Nubian Belle presents Fortnight Fashion Soiree. Shop for red carpet dresses, evening dresses, shirts, skirts, shoes, bags and accessories. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 10 AM
Venue: Block 51, Flat 7 Kosofe Street, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos
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Pik & Green - BellaNaija

Pik & Green Training Centre
This Saturday, Pik & Green Training Centre will kick off part time of its two weeks training. It is designed to create a well rounded platform for individuals to acquire practical skills in different services related to the events industry. Attendees will be taught on event decoration, small chops and cocktail drinks, make-up and gele, bead and wire works. The registration fee is N 2000 and the course fee is N 10,000.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Venue: Ikeja Club 23, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos
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Visual Poetry

Watersworth Art Brokers presents FAMOUS – Visual Poetry Exhibition
You are cordially invited to the Art Exhibition tagged Visual Poetry by renowned artist Tunde Afolayan (Famous). This event is a premium viewing. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos
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The Maker - BellaNaija

African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) presents The Maker: New Contemporaries
The Inaugural edition of The Maker: New Contemporaries will take place at the African Artists’ Foundation this Saturday. The event is a platform for emerging artists to present their portfolios to a wide art. All new contemporaries are final year students, recent graduates or self taught artists who are increasingly standing out as rising stars of the Nigerian arts scene. Each participant will have a maximum of 10 minutes to present their work via projection to a diverse audience of artists, curators, critics, patrons and the press.
Date: Saturday 13th April 2013
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: African Artists’ Foundation, 54 Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos
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Studio29 AFWL

The Official Opening of Studio 29 AFWL Concession Store
D.E.E.V.A.S invites you to the official launch party of African Fashion Week London concession store Studio 29 this Sunday. Attend to shop for designer pieces by Adebayo Jones, Asake Oge, Ejiro Amos-Tafiri, Monijo Garnet, Fresh Inn and Crown Natures. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 14th April 2013
Time: 1:30 PM
Venue: Studio 29, 29 Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos
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Chill & Relax April Frills

Chill and Relax presents April Frills
The April edition of Chill & Relax, a performance poetry and spoken word open mic event will take place this Sunday. Tagged April Frills, the event will feature Lagos’ finest poets. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 14th April 2013
Time: 3 PM
Venue: 16, Abeni Close, ASA Estate, off Ayodele Okeowo street, after Deeper Life church, Soluyi Gbagada, Lagos
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Talents at Gidi

Talents @ Gidi
Talents @ gidi (t@g) is an event organised by G.R.I.P.time. It is a platform to showcase live music, poetry, spoken word, comedy and majorly network with like minds. All artistes will be supported by a live band. There will be lots of side attractions including wine tasting, free cocktails, free gifts and coupons. The event is sponsored by La Mango and Kola Kuddus Couture. Admission is free every Sunday in April.
Date: Sunday 14th April 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: La Mango Restaurant & Bar, 2 Adekunle Fajuyi Way, GRA, Ikeja

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OlivaTweest

Oliva Tweest
The Marimba Project present Oliva Tweest, an Afrobeat Musical broadway show inspired by D’banj‘s single Oliver Twist. The show will feature cameo appearances by comedians Eddie Kadi and A Dot Comedian. For tickets, log on to http://bit.ly/olivatweestmusical | call 0844 482 9674
Date: Monday 15th April 2013
Time: 7:45 PM
Venue: Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D 7ES, United Kingdom
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  • 4 Comments on “Events This Weekend”

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    • eniola April 11, 2013 at 11:59 AM

      Fashion Soiree it is!

    • Jo! April 11, 2013 at 12:38 PM

      LMBO, OMG! Pik & Green, BN did you see the makeup on that flier??? you liked it uhn;)
      lngkmho
      I wouldn’t learn make up from them if I were paid to do so

    • Tiki April 11, 2013 at 2:52 PM

      That Pik&Green poster though…not inspiring at all!

    • Foluke April 11, 2013 at 6:27 PM

      A lot of Art n poetry events! Nice!