Painting by: Abu Fofana
Jolly July officially starts this weekend, as Liberia’s independence countdown is exactly 7 days away. This weekend, we are trying to get into the 26 mood good good, and the events helping us do that are as follows:
Weekend Roundup: Pre-Independence Celebrations
Plug N Chill at the Movies
If you’re thinking of spending your 26 quietly with your friends, family and a good movie, MTN has got you covered this Friday. As the silverbird cinema premieres the Lion King 3D and Spiderman: Far From Home, MTN has found a way to plug us in without going through the hassle of buying tickets. All you have to do is, dial *231#, and bundle up to get a reservation. I told you plug has you covered right? Hakuna Matata.
J Slught Live in Concert
If you prefer being outdoors, chilling with all your friends and listening to real good Liberian songs, then worry not, as Singer/Songwriter, J Slught will be shaking the stage with mind blowing performances at the Sports Commission this Friday. What better way to feel urseh than to feel urseh with hit LIB Songs.
Embassy Suites Karaoke Night
If you love to sing, or just put on a show, The Embassy Suites just made Fridays lay bit better. Karaoke Fridays at the Embassy Suites includes a fun night of good songs, tasty food, and a pleasant environment. Come join us at the Embassy Suites, this and every Friday.
Poetry Night with Beulah
Are you a lover of poetry and feminism? If you answered yes, then you have an event on Saturday at the Royal Grand Hotel that you would not want to miss. Speaking on the theme “Chronicles of Womanhood”, Poet/Activist, Beulah Nimene, takes the stage to discuss some underlying issues that women go through. Poets of different styles will be there performing, with support from other artists.
Event Planners, Uprok Events will be blowing the trumpet this Saturday at the Queens Night Club to sound off the Independence celebration. Come and join the Independence turn up and turn the fun up, cuz next week may be too intense.
Talk and Do With Teddy Ride
Ever wanted to meet up with popular singer Teddy Ride? Or do you just want to ask him few questions and maybe just have lunch with him? Say no more. There’s a Talk and Do at XO Sky Lounge this Saturday, where you can get a chance to meet with your favorite star, interact with him, and maybe do somethings crazy.
As usual, we’ve gathered all the major events that are happening around Liberia this weekend, so you won’t have to. Wherever you decide to kick off the LIB Takeover now is up to you. See you next weekend. 🙂