It’s that time again, when we’re all wondering what the week holds for us and how we’ll be spending our days. You need not wonder, Phumlani S Langa has got you sorted.
Live Stand-up Comedy Series
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!, Menlyn
February 24, 8.15pm
R100 at firstname.lastname@example.org
Laughter is the best medicine and you can get a dose on the last Friday of every month, featuring a variety of stand-up jokesters from around South Africa.
Invitation to the Dance: Agnese Eglina
Brooklyn Theatre, Pretoria
February 19, starts 3pm
R90 to R160 at ticketspace.co.za
You’re invited by Latvian piano sensation Agnese Eglina to her solo offering of dance-inspired pieces that will transport you on a musical journey through the ages.
Selected student work 2017
Pretoria Arts Association, Nieuw Muckleneuk
Gallery open Tuesday to Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 9am to 1pm
A really dope initiative that places emphasis on young, up-and-coming artists. Selected works by students from the University of Johannesburg, University of Pretoria, Unisa and the Tshwane University of Technology have been compiled just for you.
Runs till March 1
SA Wine Course Evening
Cape Wine Academy, Nietvoorbij Campus, Stellenbosch
February 20, 6pm
R1 300 at email@example.com
An intro to the lifestyle and culture of wine. Open to anyone who would like to know more about this relaxing pastime. Pull through and get schooled. Seasoned drinkers are, of course, welcome too.
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Scoot the Route, Langebaan
February 21, 9am to 5pm daily
R180 to R280 at firstname.lastname@example.org
Scoot the Route. It’s pretty self-explanatory. You, an amazing setting and a fully automatic scooter. This is a great activity for the whole family and it comes with half-day, self-drive trips where the 125cc zooms you around the beautiful West Coast National Park.
Ultra South Africa
Cape Town Stadium, Green Point
February 24, from 2pm
R850 to R1 500 at ultrasa.nutickets.co.za
It’s the world’s premier electronic music festival. Join this massive event with the likes of DJ Snake, Black Coffee, Dash Berlin and David Guetta on the line-up.
SEE: 4 South African Festivals worth travelling for this Easter
September Jive: A Tribute to SA Musical Heritage
The BAT Centre, 45 Maritime Place
February 19 to 21, 3pm to 7pm
The Durban leg will look at the past and future of music based on the present. The musical heritage of the city and province will be highlighted, and all this is sure to be pleasing for the crowd.
Eastern Cape Music Awards
February 25, 7pm
R190 at computicket.com
A celebration of all the artists born and bred in the Eastern Cape. Expect performances by Nathi, Vusi Nova, Butho and Yolanda Vuthela, and many more.
The Soweto Theatre
February 19 to 22, shows at 11am and 3pm
R70 to R100 at webtickets.co.za
A satirical, anti-apartheid production that still has relevance today. It’s also a school setwork so it makes perfect sense for you to take the kids along. Be sure not to miss this local classic that will both entertain and educate.
Closes on February 22
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The Johannesburg Treasure Chest Wine Show
Sandton Convention Centre, Joburg
February 22 and 23, 3pm to 8pm
The crème of South Africa’s most exciting black-owned wine brands will showcase a collection of the fine wines our country has to offer. This is especially for consumers and connoisseurs passionate about supporting local products – socialise, interact with the vintners themselves and taste some delicious wines in the process.
Ticketpro Dome, Northgate
February 23 to 26, from 9am or 10am
R60 and R90 at ticketpros.co.za
Home is where the heart is. Your escape from the pressures of the world, your domain. This will be the 24th instalment of this event and how fitting that the theme is A Tribute to Your Home. Be sure to get your crib swag up.
Tumi Or Not Tumi
Silverstar Casino, Krugersdorp
February 25, 8pm
R150 at computicket.com
Tumi Morake is taking her comedy to the people. The show follows her journey as she tries to find herself in the schizophrenia of motherhood, wifehood and South African-hood amid being the queen of comedy.
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