Date.Time.Venue

Aramide Abe

Hi People,

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?)

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:

Project Desiree Countdown!!

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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

Event Hotlist

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FRIDAY:

*Mega Independence Day Exhibition Abuja

*Invisible Borders

*Franjipani’s Moments

*Book Presentation of Onions Make Us Cry

*Taruwa Abuja

*Bishops Cottage Family Dinner

*Theatre/Party

SATURDAY:

*Royal Rumble Football Competition

*X-Club Sensual Sales

*Sista Sista Abuja

*Shopping Experience Abuja

*Pottery Exhibition

*Reggae and Dancehall Night

*Glamorous Gig

*Music Launch

SUNDAY:

*Alternative Sunday

*Flourish at The Waterbrook

*The Beat 99.9 FM

*The Discerning Palate II

*Theatre @ Terra: Monologues!!

*Abuja Writers Forum

*Cinema Lagos

FRIDAY

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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

Time: 2pm

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

Time: 8pm

7) THEATRE/PARTY

Sekina and Tope’s Vodka festival.

Venue: Club Karma, 147a Younis Bashorun off Ajose Adeogun str. VI

Time: 10pm

SATURDAY

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1) THE ROYAL RUMBLE

The 2010 Football Competition.

Venue: National Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba, Lagos

Time: 12pm

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

Time: 1pm

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

Time: 10pm

7) GLAMOROUS GIG

Venue: De Marquee Lounge, Mega Plaza Rooftop, Idowu Martins Str. VI

Time: 6pm

8) MUSIC LAUNCH

Ash and The Bokoni Brothers

Venue: Optimal Place, 79 Clem Rd. Jankara-Ijaye, Lagos

Time: 5pm

SUNDAY

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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

Time: 7.30am

2) FLOURISH! @ THE WATERBROOK

A vibrant and youthful time of worship.

Venue: The Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

Time: 10am

3) THE BEAT 99.9 FM

Venue: Hotel Bon Voyage, 57a AJ Marinho Drive, VI

Time: 11am

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

Time: 4pm

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.

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