Two more days and its Friday. Lets plan your weekend together so you know where to go from Friday 15th – Sunday 17th May.
‘Hear Word! – Naija Woman Talk True’ by iOpenEye continues at MUSON Center this weekend till May 23rd. It starts 7pm on Fridays and 2pm/7pm on Saturdays.
With major casts like Joke Silva, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola, Lala Akindoju and Elvina Ibru, Hear Word! deconstruct the challenges every Nigerian woman faces through theatrics that are true life stories. It brings into focus issues that are never discussed, and the problems encountered by single ladies, married women and widows.
The play is directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa.
Tickets: N5,000 Regular and N10,000 for VIP
Tickets can be bought at Quintessence Ltd, Afritickets.com, Jumia.com.ng, Terra Kulture and Ariyatickets.com
Its the 25th edition of Afropolitan Vibes this Friday and Chidinma joins the line up of Afro Pop artists performing with Bantu on stage at Freedom Park.
Afropolitan Vibes starts at 7pm. The show is free but Freedom Park entry N500 applies. Don’t forget to try the ribs from Grill Bar and some of Adebantu palm wine.
Same Friday, another Sip and dip paint party by PTN Africa holds at Terra Kulture at 8:30pm. For a Paint Pass to this event send an email to [email protected]
Take your friends along. The more, the merrier. You don’t have to be a professional artist.
The weekend gets more interesting as a new exhibition by a group of seven opens at RELE gallery on Sunday. The exhibition is a discourse on the human body in different state of undress. Click here for details of the exhibition.
Same day Sunday May 17th, a new stage play starts at Terra Kulture. It will be performed every Sunday till the end of May. Check here for dates and tickets information for ‘Oh! How I Dearly Detest Thee’ directed by Omoye Uzams of Thespian Muse and Theatre.
And lastly, a reminder to visit Art Twenty One at Eko Hotel if you haven’t seen ‘Traces’, the solo exhibition of Benin artist Gerard Quenum in Lagos. The exhibition is open to the public till June 11th 2015.
There are still more things to do. If you like architecture and photography, check the Facebook page of African Artists Foundation for information on the walk around Lagos Island on Saturday to capture images of monumental structures on the Island.
Mark an event you like and don’t be left out!