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Events This Weekend: Farafina Book Reviews | The WaterBrook With Stella Damasus | The Lion & The Jewel @ Terra | Premiere of “Bursting Out” & “Holding Hope”



Farafina Book Reviews @ Terra – The Weaverbird Collection
The Weaverbird collection, a collection of short stories by authors such as Tolu Ogunlesi and E.C Osondu and edited by Sarah Ladipo Manyika amongst others. Stories in the Weaverbird collection are lively, compelling and more importantly, they are reflective of the Nigerian political and cultural landscape. Come express your points of view, discuss the themes of the stories, or maybe get writing tips from our accomplished moderators: Tolu Ogunlesi, Ayo Arigbabu, and Tade Ipadeola.
Date: Saturday 7 August 2010
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 3PM
Entry is free and open to the public – There will be a chance to win free books & other giveaway prizes at the event

The WaterBrook with Stella Damasus
Date: Sunday 8 August 2010
Venue: Atlantic Bar, 14B Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 10AM
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The Lion & The Jewel – Written by Wole Soyinka & Directed by Wole Oguntokun
[email protected] presents its 4th “Annual Season of Wole Soyinka Plays” every Sunday in August featuring “The Lion & The Jewel”.
Date: Sunday 8 August 2010
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 3PM & 6PM
Tickets: N2,500 each
*Showing every Sunday in August 2010
Premiere of “Bursting Out” and “Holding Hope”
This weekend SilverBird Galleria will sizzle as it receives a heavy dose of star power! Why? Its for the first public screening of the much anticipated movies, ‘Bursting Out!’ starring Genevieve Nnaji, Majid Michel, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Omoni Oboli & Susan Peters. The second film ‘Holding Hope’ stars Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliot, Nadia Buari and Ngozi Nwosu. The films were both produced by Emem Isong though in collaboration with Uche Jombo for “Holding Hope.
Date: Sunday 8 August 2010
Venue: Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: Red Carpet – 4.30PM | Movie Screening – 7PM
Attendance is strictly by invitation but a limited number of tickets are on sale for N10,000.


  1. Kay

    August 5, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    Kindly note that students (with ID) pay N2,000.

  2. Alfie

    August 5, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    For what @ Kay?

  3. Kay

    August 5, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    OOPS. When I posted my comment, only the Terra K play was up. That’s what I was referring to 🙂

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