Abuja is fast becoming a central hub for events, sales, soirees, shows and exhibitions. In this week’s mailer, half of the events are based in Abuja, I know where I’m moving next!! 😉 Join our FB Group if you haven’t yet (Nigeria: What’s On?)
Project Desiree Countdown!!
This year’s edition of Project Desiree, a major annual fund raising event has been scheduled for Friday, September 24 2010. The program which features comedy, play and fashion aims at raising N1.8m to expand a full scholarship program.
Venue: Coral Hall, Mothercare. Building 21b, Idowu Martins Street, VI
Date: Friday, 24th September 2010
*Mega Independence Day Exhibition Abuja
*Book Presentation of Onions Make Us Cry
*Bishops Cottage Family Dinner
*Royal Rumble Football Competition
*X-Club Sensual Sales
*Sista Sista Abuja
*Shopping Experience Abuja
*Reggae and Dancehall Night
*Flourish at The Waterbrook
*The Beat 99.9 FM
*The Discerning Palate II
*Theatre @ Terra: Monologues!!
*Abuja Writers Forum
1) MEGA INDEPENDENCE DAY EXHIBITION ABUJA
This exhibition opened on Thursday 16th September and is tagged ‘Journey of our Independence’ to commemorate Nigeria’s 50th anniversary of Independence.
Venue: Velodrome, National Stadium, Abuja
Time: All Day until October 31, 2010
2) INVISIBLE BORDERS
The Trans-African Photography Project – a one day conference discussing the experiences of the photographers.
Venue: Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 9 Mcwen Street, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos
Time: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
3) BOOK PRESENTATION: ONIONS MAKE US CRY
Brought to you by Zainabu Jallo and The British Council
Venue: British Council, 20 Thompson Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos
4) FRANJIPANI’S MOMENTS
A photo exhibition presenting Tami Kuboye on her journey through Life, Love & Friendship.
Venue: Sofitel Moorhouse, 1 BankoleOki Lane, off 2nd Avenue. Ikoyi.
Time: 11am – 5pm (until Sunday 19th September)
5) TARUWA ABUJA
Finally the spoken word poetry and live music goes to Abuja!
Venue: The Basement, 16 Adetokunbo Ademola, Wuse2, Abuja
Time: 6.30pm – 9pm
6) BISHOPS COTTAGE FAMILY DINNER
Friday Dins are here again, N3,000 and bring a bottle of your favourite wine. Limited capacity. RSVP early.
Venue: 17b Bishop Aboyade Cole Str. VI
Sekina and Tope’s Vodka festival.
Venue: Club Karma, 147a Younis Bashorun off Ajose Adeogun str. VI
1) THE ROYAL RUMBLE
The 2010 Football Competition.
Venue: National Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba, Lagos
2) X-CLUB SENSUAL SALES
Lingerie, Bath Scrubs, Beddings,Bath Towels, Room Scents, Soaps, Creams, Romantic Getaways, etc.
Venue: Daisy Management Centre, 8 Idowu Martins Street, Off Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Time: 1.30pm – 5pm
3) SISTA SISTA (5TH EDITION)
Networking, wardrobe and relationship talk, session with Life Coach, Jerome Onipede. Kate Henshaw-Nuttal with homemaking tips, poetry, music by some of Abuja’s finest artistes, laughs with Gbenga Adeyinka and a very special guest.
Venue: The Haven Conference Hall, Maitama, Abuja.
Time: 3.30pm Tickets:N2,000
4) SHOPPING EXPERIENCE ABUJA
Brought to you by Nata’s Insatiable Sensations in collaboration with Adanna’s Collections.
Venue: Adanna’s Colelction Luxury Shop, No. 6 Block 4, Section 4 Garki International Market, Abuja
5) POTTERY EXHIBITION
Various pots on display and pottery arrangements.
Venue: National Museum, Onikan, Lagos
Time: All Day until June 2011
6) REGGAE AND DANCEHALL NIGHT
Featuring DJ Highfa (France) and DJ Ras Raheem (Classic FM 97.3)
Venue: Saipan, Bishop Aboyade Cole Str. Victoria Island, Lagos
7) GLAMOROUS GIG
Venue: De Marquee Lounge, Mega Plaza Rooftop, Idowu Martins Str. VI
8) MUSIC LAUNCH
Ash and The Bokoni Brothers
Venue: Optimal Place, 79 Clem Rd. Jankara-Ijaye, Lagos
1) ALTERNATIVE SUNDAY
J-Ville: Church like you have never experienced it. For youth ages 18 – 30+
Venue: The INCUBATOR, COD Church Road, Dideolu Estate. VI
2) FLOURISH! @ THE WATERBROOK
A vibrant and youthful time of worship.
Venue: The Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.
3) THE BEAT 99.9 FM
Venue: Hotel Bon Voyage, 57a AJ Marinho Drive, VI
4) THE DISCERNING PALATE II
A second edition of this cafe style dessert brunch on the green where N1000 gets you all-you-can-sample access to perfectly made cupcakes, muffins, chai tea, sorrell drinks and other carefully selected treats.
Venue: Lifehouse – 33 Sinari Darinijo, Off Younis Bashorun, Off Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island Lagos
Time: 12pm – 5.30pm
5) THE MONOLOGUES FACE-OFF 2
The V-Monologues versus The Tarzan Monologues 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
6) ABUJA WRITERS FORUM
Weekly reading and critique sessions.
Venue: 2nd Floor Hamdala Plaza, Jimmy Carter Crescent, Off Area 11 Junction, Abuja
7) CINEMA LAGOS
THE LAST AIRBENDER starring NOAH RINGER AND DEV PATEL (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) out at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas.
Text GDC to 33533 or CINEMA LAGOS/CINEMA ABUJA to 33000 for other movie schedules.
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Have a nice weekend and Don’t Be The Last To Know.