June 26, 2017

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Tourist season never ends - Talking to Mandi Jarman

Tourist season never ends - Talking to Mandi…

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You’d be forgiven for thinking that the tourism industry downs tools a bit as we head into the rainy months. But the fact of the matter is that Cape Town...

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Al fresco eating and entertainment

Al fresco eating and entertainment

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Food markets are becoming big business for many people – and a great way to eat out affordably while having fun and often being entertained as well.

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Entrepreneurs are cooking up a storm

Entrepreneurs are cooking up a storm

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Shopping for healthy, ethically produced, great quality food has never been easier in central Cape Town. If you’re after a special cut of meat, trying a new cheese or treating...

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Savour the flavour of a versatile rising star

Savour the flavour of a versatile rising star

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Is Chenin Blanc the new Sauvignon Blanc? Earlier this month, Vogue magazine’s online edition published an article suggesting that Chenin Blanc may be just the wine for those tired of...

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New hotspots this month

New hotspots this month

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This is fast becoming one of the foodie capitals of the world and there’s always somewhere new to try.

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No Noddy at this festival

No Noddy at this festival

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Not too long ago the children’s theatre scene in Cape Town was in the doldrums, with formulaic dramatisations of Noddy and various fairy tales the only work in sight.

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Making a difference under the dome

Making a difference under the dome

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As part of its 25th birthday celebrations, the non-profit Zip Zap Circus and Circus School is putting on a special production to commemorate its work in providing training in the...

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Jewels on the cultural calendar

Jewels on the cultural calendar

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Talented young people under the spotlight, featuring scenes from the classroom to Cardiff.

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12
Aug

Material women

04:08 | Cape Town - Slave Lodge

 This traces the origins of isishweshwe cloth from its roots as a trade item in Asia and Europe, to its establishment as a much-loved southern African material icon. Until 31 December 2017

Museums
11
Nov

Our Lady

12:11 | Cape Town - South African National Gallery

The “Our Lady” art exhibition is on from 11 November 2016 – June 2017 at Iziko South African National Gallery. This exhibition focuses on artistic representations of women spanning more than 170 years. Open daily from 10:00 to 17:00 and costs range from R30 to R15.

Art Exhibitions
15
Dec

At Face Value

01:12 | Cape Town - South African National Gallery

While most portraits focus on the face, others reveal more about the environment and social relationships, especially between an artist and a sitter. Until 15 December 2017.
http://www.iziko.org.za/calendar/event/at-face-value

 

Art Exhibitions
02
Feb

How long is forever?

01:02 | Cape Town - Abe Opperman Gallery

Charcoal, mix media and acrylic on canvas in celebration of Abe Opperman Gallery’s first birthday in Cape Town. Until July 2017.

http://www.whatsonincapetown.com/post/long-forever-abe-opperman-gallery/

 

 

 

Art Exhibitions
01
Jun

Untitled 4.99

09:06 | Cape Town - 99 Loop

An annual winter group exhibition with a selection of new paintings.

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Art Exhibitions
01
Jun

Dream Now, Dream Not – Annual Winter Solstice Exhibition

10:06 | Cape Town - The Cape Gallery

Jeremy Lawrence introduces the annual winter solstice exhibition, entitled Dream Now, Dream Not, in conjunction with First Thursdays.

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Art Exhibitions
01
Jun

Progress Preserved

10:06 | Cape Town - World Art

An exhibition showcasing ‘Future Africa’ where technology has had a major impact on the continent.

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Art Exhibitions
01
Jun

The Rape

10:06 | Cape Town - Eclectica Design & Art

A solo exhibition by Sorrel Hofmann.

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Art Exhibitions
05
Jun

Chrysalis Academy Exhibition

12:06 | Cape Town - Artscape

An exhibition to showcase the work done by the Chrysalis Academy, a youth development organisation that empowers young people to take responsibility for their personal growth.

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Theatre
08
Jun

Restless Republic

09:06 | Cape Town - Stevenson Gallery

An exhibition by Penny Siopis.

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Art Exhibitions
08
Jun

Go Away Mitchell

09:06 | Cape Town - Stevenson Gallery

A solo exhibition by Mitchell Gilbert Messina.

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Art Exhibitions
08
Jun

You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down

10:06 | Cape Town - Stevenson Gallery

An exhibition of new photography and installation by Jody Brand.

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Art Exhibitions

Saturn Return

09:06 | Cape Town - Salon 91

A solo exhibition by Kirsten Sims.

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Art Exhibitions
26
Jun

Boekbekendtselling van Per Ongeluk deur Lloyd Zandberg

02:06 | Cape Town - The Book Lounge

In gesprek met Schailk Bezidenhout. 26 Junie 2017 na 17:30 vir 18:00. RSVP booklounge@gmail.com

 

Talks & Conferences
27
Jun

With A Little Help from My Friends

10:06 | Cape Town - Artscape

A jazz concert showcasing young up and coming talent together with legends of the Cape jazz genre.

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Theatre

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