by Aramide Abe
Happy Public Holidays fellow Nigerians! Please find listed below, a run-down of exciting things happening this long weekend.
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2) Project Desiree Countdown!!
Project Desiree – a major fundraising event featuring comedy, music, drama and fashion is happening on the 24th of September. Please watch this space
*Akwa Ibom at 23
*Pecha Kucha Night Lagos
*Farafina Discounts at The Hub
*Ace Magazine New Edition Release
*Sunday Worship @ UNILAG
*Elite Model Look Finale
*Theatre at Terra: The Monologues Face-Off 2
*Abuja Writers Forum
1) AKWA IBOM AT 23
Flashes from Acada, Style Blitz and ShowBoard magazine, 4 exclusive designers with creative orange designs and Ibom Top Models on the run way. Orange dress and orange carpets in celebration of an Orange branded state at 23.
Venue: 2nd Baze, Akwa Ibom
Time & RSVP: 07087236080. Dress: Orange
2) ZEBRA SALE
To mark the holiday season, Zebra is giving a 10 per cent disount on ALL items.
Venue: Zebra Boutique, Life House, No. 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, V.I. Lagos
Time: All Day (Thursday and Friday)
3) PECHA KUCHA NIGHT VOL. 2
PechaKucha Night was conceived in Tokyo in 2003 as a place for designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It is a non-profit event. Each presenter is allowed 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds each, giving 7 minutes of fame before the next presenter is up.
Venue: A White Space, 58 Raymond Njoku off Awolowo Rd. Ikoyi
Time: 6pm – 10pm Door: N1000
VAMPIRES SUCK with MATT LANTER, JENN PROSK out at Genesis Cinema, Lagos. KARATE KID, GROWN UPS, STEP UP 3 all out in cinemas nationwide. Late shows for only N500 @ GDC Cinemas
Text GDC to 33533 or CINEMA LAGOS/CINEMA ABUJA to 33000 for other movie schdules.
1) FARAFINA AT THE HUB
Your favourite Farafina titles at up to 50% off all weekend (Friday to Sunday) and a lucky dip for free books.
Venue: The HUB, Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki
Time: All day (10th – 12th September)
2) TOCATINA LIVE
Tocatina Live presents Afro-Jazz Orchestra, Biodun + Batik in a mini concert for the jazz lovers.
Venue: The Life House 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, VI, Lagos.
Time: 6pm. Tickets: N3000 (available at The Life House, Jazz Hole and Quintessence)
3) ACE MAGAZINE NEW EDITION RELEASE PARTY
Featuring The Beat FM’s Toolz, Gbemi, Vanessa, Misi&Recks & LYNXXX on the covers. Guest appearances by Shank, Wizkid, Kas, Lynxxx, Mo Chedda.
Venue: Rehab Bar & Lounge, 288 Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos
1) LEADERSHIP SUNDAY AT J-VILLE
Church, passion and purpose unadulterated……like you have never experienced it. This Sunday features a talk by a seasoned leader.
Venue: The INCUBATOR, COD Church Road, Dideolu Est. VI
2) SUNDAY WORSHIP @ UNILAG
Bask in the ambience of HIS presence.
Venue: Main Auditorium, Unilag, Akoka, Lagos
3)ELITE MODEL LOOK NIGERIA 2010
This year’s exclusive Elite modelling contest promises to be the hottest featuring fashion (Jewel By Lisa, Vonne, Mya, Nkwo, Melissa Odabash), music, celebrities and so much more
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Amadu Bello way V/I Lagos.
Time: 6pm Dress: Chic. By Invite Only: Call 0803327875
4) THE MONOLOGUES FACE-OFF 2
The V-Monologues versus The Tarzan Monologues showing for the first three sundays in September.
Starring Kate Henshaw-Nuttall, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Soul Snatcha of the Rooftop MCs, Iretiola Doyle,Kemi Lala Akindoju, Katherine Edoho and other talented performers.
Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage Street, VI, Lagos
Time: 3pm and 6pm (Adults Only – 17yrs+). Tickets: N3,500
5) ABUJA WRITERS FORUM
Weekly reading and critique sessions.
Venue: 2nd Floor Hamdala Plaza, Jimmy Carter Crescent, Off Area 11 Junction, Abuja
6) CONCERTO ITALIANO
The Musical Society of Nigeria in collaboration with the General Consulate of Italy presents Concerto Italiano.
Venue: MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos
Have a fun public holiday weekend and Don’t Be The Last To Know!!!