Events This Weekend


The International Wedding Exhibition
Meet Local & International Wedding Vendors showcasing products and services couples will need before and after their special day
Date: Saturday 9 October 2010
Venue: K&G Events Centre, Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos
Time: 9AM – 6PM
Admission is FREE
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“Fela: This Bitch of a Life” by Dr Carlos Moore – Book Tour
Carlos Moore was a close friend of Fela. His republished biography, “Fela: This Bitch of a Life” is a moving account of Fela, told from the inside. It is also a collector’s item memento of Africa’ Musical Genius. During his stay in Nigeria, Carlos will read from the book, discuss Fela and his times with Special Guests and give several public lectures. Guests will also have the opportunity to kick back and listen to Fela favourites sung by the hip and the new.

Saturday 9 October 2010 – 4pm: Centre for Contemporary Art, 9 McEwen St, Sabo, Lagos. In conversation with a Very Special Guest.

Sunday 10 October 2010 – 4pm: The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo St, off Younis Bashoroun St, off Ajose Adeogun, VI, Lagos (with Keziah Jones and Guitar Man).

Monday 11 October 2010 – 10am: The New Africa Shrine, NERDC Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja. Lecture “Fela: Music is the Weapon” (Symposium titled The Fela Debates – part of the annual Felabration).

Wednesday 13 October 2010 – 11am: UNILAG, 4th Floor, Faculty of Arts Boardroom (in conjunction with CBAAC). Public lecture, “What is Africa to me? Fela Kuti and the reshaping of the Pan-African Dream in the post-colonial era.” (Free Admission)

Saturday 16 October 2010 –  4pm: French Cultural Centre, 52 Libreville St, Wuse, Abuja.

Entry Fee: All events except otherwise noted will attract an entry fee of N2000 (which includes a copy of the book)
African Artists’ Foundation presents Lagos Photo, the first international photography festival in Nigeria
Lagos Photo aims to establish a community for contemporary photography that will unite local and international artists, through images that encapsulate individual experiences and identities from across all of Africa.
Participating artists are:
George Osodi, Kadir van Lohuizen, Lard Buurman, Juul Hondius, Hans Wilschut, Viviane Sassen, Andrea Sultiens, Henk Wildschut, Natasha Libbert, Jan-Joseph Stok, Mario Macilau, Angele Essamba, Edgar Cleijne, Anoek Steketee, Aisha Dapchi, Emeke Obanor, Olayinka Stephens, Tam Fiofori, Adolphus Opara, Andrew Esiebo, Akintunde Akinleye, Toye Gbade, Caline Chagoury, Cristina Baldan and Lara ter Veen.
Date: Saturday 9 October 2010
Venue: The New Expo Center, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 6.30PM
Admission is FREE
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Also check out – My Home is Here & Global Warming Exhibition – Civic Centre – 8th to 13th October 2010
The 2nd Edition of the all Exclusive Bankhead VIP Saturdays
Experience the vibe, atmosphere and ambiance of this event, this includes an autograph session with EME’s Wizkid and Syndicate Records Lynxxx. Music will be provided by a rotating set of DJs.
Date: Saturday 9 October 2010
Venue: Rehab Bar & Lounge, 288 Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 10PM

This Present House Presents The WaterBrook – Music & The Kingdom
Featuring Rooftop MCs – Speaker: Pastor Joy Isa
Date: Sunday 10 October 2010
Venue: Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki Road, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 10AM
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Designers’ Lounge hosted by Toolz
The project is a Fashion Sale Party. With guest appearance performances by Eva, Contradictions and a couple of others. Designers exhibitin include, Marayah O, Guapa, Breeze36, Threadzecetera, Glue Clothings, Jini, KolaKuddus, Effeci Clothing, STOO,Cue and others. Guests will be treated to finger food. Music.Mini Runway show.
Date: Sunday 10 October 2010
Venue: Rehab Bar & Lounge, 288 Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 1PM
The Ultimate Face Off II – The V Monologues Vs The Tarzan Monologues – Directed by Wole Oguntokun
The Monologues are back: The V Monologues v. The Tarzan Monologues starring Kate Henshaw-Nuttall, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Soul Snatcha of the Rooftop MCs, Iretiola Doyle,Kemi Lala Akindoju, Katherine Edoho, Michelle Dede, Kenneth Uphopho, Ayo Orobiyi, Sola Roberts Iwaotan, Tunde Aladese, Precious Anyanwu, Paul Alumona.
Date: Sunday 10 October 2010
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 3PM & 6PM
Tickets: N3,500 each
Adults Only (17+)
*Showing every Sunday in October 2010

Basketmouth & Flytime Entertainment Present Lord of the Ribs
Comedy and Music at its very best! Featuring Basketmouth, Darey Art-Alade, Ali Baba, 2Face, Banky W, Jesse Jagz, MI, Gordons, Buchi, Terry G, Sound Sultan, Durella, Okey Bakassi, Eldee, Ikechukwu, Gina Yashere and many more stars
Date: Sunday 10 October 2010
Venue: The New Expo Hall, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 3PM
Tickets: Regular – N5,000 | VIP – N20,000 | Tables – N300,000
A lucky guest will win N1,000,000 at the show! Buy your tickets today.
Tickets available at the Silverbird Galleria.
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3 Comments on Events This Weekend
  • kenora October 7, 2010 at 8:55 am

    nice one i wish i am at home i would have love to go

  • DUDU October 7, 2010 at 10:10 am

    I’m so looking forward to the wedding exhibition. Really think basket mouth should have been more original with the name. We already have crack ya ribs by Julius Agwu. The Lord of the ribs comes accross as a copycat model which i’m sure it’s not.

  • lola October 7, 2010 at 1:23 pm

    Please where the pictures for the Marche event.
    kinda waiting to see

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