It’s the weekend once again (well, almost) and I am sure a lot of you are ready to toss the work clothes and slip on something a little more comfortable . Just in case you have not decided where to go, we have lined up a list of events going on this weekend.Take your pick, and hey, who says you can’t do them all. Have a Fab Weekend guys.
SEX, OKRA AND SALTED BUTTER (A FILM) – LAGOS
The Life House’s Resident Film Club, Reel Life, presents the last of Lights, Camera, Africa!!! on Thursday, 10th November. The film titled Sex, Okra, and Salted Butter which was directed by Mahamat Saleh-Haroun would start at 7:30pm.
In this hilarious comedy, an extra-marital affair leads to Hortense’s separation from her very traditional African husband, who is in for a ride as he learns about her love affair, his eldest son’s secret love life, and the responsibilities of single parenthood. The event will take place at The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos .
THE SMIRNOFF MIDNIGHT CIRCUS- LAGOS
The Smirnoff Midnight Circus, an event we have all been looking forward to is finally here. Come party with the stars at The Landmark Village, Oniru, Lagos, on Saturday, 12th November, by 10:00 pm.
THE LAUNCH OF BM|Pro IKEJA STUDIO- LAGOS
On Sunday, 13th November, Nigerian makeup artiste and beauty expert, Banke Meshida-Lawal CEO of Faces Makeovers and BM|Pro is launching a new retail outlet and studio at Ikeja. An entirely new range of BM|Pro products will be unveiled. Her Excellency, Dame Abimbola Fashola is the special guest of honor. This event which takes place at The Green Village, 58 Isaac John Street, Ikeja, G.R.A, Lagos , by 4:00pm promises to be an exciting one. Call 07081829441 or 070 4223 6077 for enquiries. You can also send an email to [email protected], [email protected] or visit www.bankemeshidalawal.com for more information.
BURLESQUE PRINCESS PRESENTS BUMP AND GRIND- LAGOS
The Burlesque Princess presents Bump and Grind Burlesque, a regurlar burlesque class that combines elements from beginner classes with that of Burlesquercise workout to produce a mid-tempo sexy session that will have you bumping & grinding, posing and commanding attention from the first class. These Burlesque Classes is going on today, 10th November and will be on till Thursday 8th December 2011 at Bacchus Night Club, 57 Awolowo Road Ikoyi, Lagos , by 6:30pm to 8:00pm. For more information, call 08078764223, 07055680104 or email [email protected] .
ADE BANTU PERFORMS LIVE AT THE LIFE HOUSE- LAGOS
The Life House also presents an evening with award winning Nigerian-German artiste and activist on Sunday, 13th November. Ade Bantu is set to inspire Nigerians from all walks of life with his eclectic fusion of Afrofunk/Afrohiphop/Afrobeat sound. Alongside his colourful 12-piece musical ensemble, Bantu promises to thrill the house with his gyrating heavy bass beats, amazing vocals, socially
conscious lyrics and the hybrid sound of contemporary Africa and the diaspora. This event starts by 7:00 pm at The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos . Entry fee is N2000. Call 07034030683 or Log on to www.bantucrew.com for more information.
90 MINUTES SPEAKER SERIES WITH GBENGA OYEBODE- LAGOS
Gbenga Oyebode, a managing partner of a law firm, Aluko and Oyebode will be coming to speak at this edition 90 Minutes Speaker Series. He is Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and an Attorney-at-law of the Supreme Court of New York State, as well as a Member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the American Bar Society of International Law. Get ready to be educated and inspired on Saturday, 12th November as this event will take place at Bogobiri House, 9 Maitama Sule Street off Raymond Njoku Street off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos by 1:00pm.
THE LAUNCH OF MADRE’S FOOTWEAR BRAND– ABUJA
On the 12th November, Madre’s, a new brand of luxurious footwear is launching the opening of its flagship store in Abuja. Take this opportunity to get yourself some very amazing footwear. this launch is taking place at Suite CO5 Maitama Shopping Plaza off Limpopo Street, F.H.A, Maitama, Abuja by 1:00pm. Call 092912202 for enquiries.
EDO BUSINESS CONNECT 2011- EDO
The Edo Business Connect 2011, an event hosted by Efex The Comedian, would be taking place at Museum Ground Ring Road, Benin City (Edo Water Fountain), Edo. This event is aimed at creating an awareness of Edo State’s resources, opportunities and talents. It coincides with the 3rd anniversary of the Comrade Governor’s assumption of office and is expected to be one of the main features of the anniversary celebration. There would also be a special musical performance by Slizzy-e. The event would go on between Friday 11th November, and Saturday, 12th November, at 10:00am to 5:oopm daily.
THE REVEAL: TEES BY VULPES FULVA- ABUJA
Tees by Vulpes Fulva presents The Reveal. This brand represents the middle ground between the war of western over traditional attire.It is the complete mutation, fashion for the fearless. This event takes place on Saturday, 12th November, 2011 at Sofa Lounge, Adetokunbo Ademola Cr, Wuse 2, Abuja between 7:00pm and 11:pm. Be There!
PASSION SPARK INTENSIVE WITH EKENE ONU- LAGOS
Prepare to be inspired this Saturday 12th November as Lifestyle Strategist Ekene Onu, brings you a workshop that will empower, educate and inspire you to live the life you were born to live, do what you love and earn money while doing it. Passion Spark is a step by step guide into creating the life you want and turn your passion into your life’s work. Expert panelists include Ndidi Nwuneli (Founder of Leap Africa, Director AACE foods), Tara Fela-Durotoye (CEO and creator of House of Tara cosmetics). At The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, Off Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Passion Spark with Ekenu Onu would be going on between 2:00pm and 6:00pm. Admission fee is N75OO.For more info, general enquiries and further details on how to pay Call 07056569959, E-mail or
KAS BEATS ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT KAS ALBUM LAUNCH- LAGOS
On Friday, 11th November,KAS BEATS ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS: Kas Album Launch. The launch, which will be hosted by AY and Julius Agu, promises to be a star-studded one as it will feature artistes like 2face, Dbanj, Edris Abdukareem, Timaya, Terry G, Duncan Mighty, 2sec, Tonto Dikeh, YQ, Vector, Frank Denrio, Goldie, Eva, Kaha, and W4. This event is scheduled to take place at Landmark, Oniru Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria by 7:00pm . Entry fee is N3000 for regular and N15000 for VIP. For table reservation, call 07052349089 or 08163333286.
RUNWAY ABUJA- ABUJA
Friday, 11th November brings the Second Edition of Runway Abuja. This event promises to be exciting as loads of designers in and outside Abuja have indicated their interest to be a part of this event. The show will be hosted by Derele Edun and Big Brother Africa’s Vina. Venue is at This Day Dome, Abuja and it starts at 6:00pm. The tickets are sold for N3,500 (Gallery), N5,000 (Regular), N20,000 (VIP) and N150,000 (Table). For more info, general enquiries and tickets Call 08030822698 or 08123912124. You can also follow on [email protected] , Check out their Facebook Page , or Log on to their website.
THE LAGOS SHUTDOWN PARTY- SOUTH AFRICA
Storm 360 and Spinlet in partnership with Hush is set to deliver a massive party on Friday, 11th November, 2011 at HUSH, 160 jan smuts & cnr 7th by 9:00pm . The party will feature a lot of artistes including Naeto C, Banky W, MI, Sasha, Ice Prince, Flavour, Wizkid, Yung6ix & Ms. Jaie. For table bookings call 072 200 5702 / 011 447 0203 or contact through BBM PIN: 27E4E0FA.
SWAHILI FASHION WEEK- TANZANIA
Swahili Fashion Week, East and Central Africa largest fashion event, now in its Fourth year, will be held at The National Museum on the 10th, 11th and 12th in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and will close the fashion week this year in Zanzibar on 13th Nov 2011. Swahili Fashion Week 2011 will collectively bring together 50 fashion and accessories designers from Swahili speaking countries and beyond to showcase their creativity and forecast future fashion trends for the region. Tickets are sold for N25,000 (Standard) and N50,000 (VIP-front). CALL +255 (0) 784303880, EMAIL [email protected] or VISIT www.swahilifashionweek.com for more info.
BON (BEST OF NOLLYWOOD) AWARDS- LAGOS
The BON Awards which takes place on Friday, 11th November, is aimed at celebrating the accomplishments of Nigerian actors and filmmakers. Bon Awards has this year broken the lifestyle Awards into 2, the Yoruba sector and the English sector in the search for the fresh and scandal free Actress of the year. This year’s BON Awards will be hosted by Ini Edo and Tee-A and it would take place at Lagoon Restaurant, Ozumba Mbadiwe street, Victoria Island, Lagos by 7:00pm.
CHANNEL O AWARDS- JOHANNESBURG
The 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards, brought to you in association with Hyundai and presented by South Africa’s Dineo Moeketsi and Nigeria’s Banky W, will be broadcasted LIVE on Friday, 11 November at 9:00pm. Although details of each performance are being kept a surprise, South Africans AKA, L-Tido, Khuli Chana, DJ Cleo, Professor and Theo as well as Uganda’s Keko and Navio, Zambia’s C.R.I.$.I.$, Nigeria’s Ice Prince and Flavour, Kenya’s STL and Angola’s Cabo Snoop will all be taking to the stage at the Sandton Convention Centre.by