Arts, culture and lifestyle centre – Life House presents the second edition of Women Rising – a music concert and art weekender to hold March 16 and 17 2014 in Lagos Nigeria.
The first event of the weekender is the literary salon event tagged ‘Letters & The Lady’ would hold at the Wheat baker Hotel Ikoyi, on March 15 at 6pm. The event would feature new literary work ‘Indigo’ by Molara Wood’s book; an enchanting debut collection of short stories encased in a beautiful art-infused paper cover, will be introduced. Excerpts from Indigo as well as a variety of prose, poetry, and spoken word and song lyrics penned, inspired by, or written for women will be read. There will also be a book signing opportunity with Indigo author, Molara Wood.
Ugoma Adegoke; organizer of the event said “Literature loving guests can also expect to read from the winning & shortlisted books of the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literature – We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo and Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso, they are also guaranteed of lively conversations and a rich experience especially as the latter part of the event will feature an electrifying session in which the general audience and special guests will read and discuss Letters To Our Younger and Our Older Selves. This powerful literary and female empowering event is not to be missed!”
The second event lined up for the weekender is the concert platform which is designed to celebrate musical woman and female musicianship will witness live musical show by a lineup of talented local and international female musicians.
Artistes billed to perform include R&B songstress Waje, Trybe Records recording artist; Aramide, Diwari (Nigerian Idol Season 3), Fatima, Dupe Kachi (MTN Project Fame’s Voice Coach and singer), Lala with Pilani Bubu(South Africa) and Sian Thomas (United Kingdom).
“This year’s concert line-up promises exciting, unforgettable performances and experimental musical exchanges and in signature Woman Rising style, the performances will be flavoured with reading interludes and special guest appearances.” Ugoma Adegoke added
The night’s event will be hosted by Nollywood Actress Kemi-Lala Akindoju and Smooth 98.1FM’s Aderonke Adebanjo.
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