Literary Crossroads

20 May 2017, Literary Crossroads

Some of the presently flying African figures in World Literature will be hosting at the Goethe Institut Lagos for the 5th edition of Literary Crossroads. The Literary Crossroads series brings  together African writers on the continent and from the diaspora to discuss contemporary trends and themes in literature. Venue: Goethe-Institut Nigeria, Lagos Island, Lagos Date: May…

Lagos Next Fifty Years

18 May 2017, Lagos Next Fifty Years

#LN50Years is a one-day event aimed at commemorating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Lagos as a State, the home to the most diverse cross section of people in Africa. Young emerging professionals from diverse backgrounds will play host to Lagos Next Fifty Years – #LN50Years. Venue: City Hall, Lagos Island, Lagos Date: May 18,…

Salvador Sango

13 May 2017, Salvador Sango

Polly Alakija presents Salvador Sango live this Saturday at her studio! Live music from the Congo in an art studio space. Fee: N5000 in advance, N6000 at the door. Spaces are limited so be sure to book in advance to guarantee your spot! Venue: The Studio, Quintessence Main Entrance, Park View Estate, Ikoyi. Date: May 13,…

Isale Eko

14 – 15 Apr. 2017, Isale Eko

Isale Eko, a satirical stage play, has been produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lagos State. Isale Eko is a fictional display of 14th Century Lagos in animated play which uses song and dance to tell the story of Lagos in the throes of slave trade, power struggle and romance.