Cape Town

Sat in the lap of Table Mountain and on the shores of the Atlantic, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. African, Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers have all left their mark on the city, and all creeds and colours continue to share it to this day. With a po...

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Art Week in Cape Town

16-21 Feb. Exhibitions, architectural projects and public performances. There are exhibitions at various galleries around the city as well as art walks and workshops but one of the highlights this...
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Maboneng Township Arts Experience

Houses and public spaces in the Gugulethu township are converted into galleries, stages and performance areas in the annual arts project which first started in Johannesburg in 2000. The home galler...
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Cape Town Art Week

Open studies, exhibitions and talks. There are over 100 artists participating in 20 Open Studios that are open on 28-29 Nov. The public can buy directly from the studios. Work by the Standard Bank...
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Fishers of Hope

A new drama by writer/director Lara Foot. The play is set “somewhere in Africa” and explores aspects of hope in a fishing village, probably on the shores of Lake Victoria. The play&r...
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Cape Town Art Fair

The Cape Town art fair is back after a successful launch in 2013. This year 34 galleries are participating with a range of visual arts from the traditional to the contemporary. There are also works...
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Cape Town contemporary art fair

Cape Town's first contemporary art fair, Art for Me, is organised in conjunction with Fiera Milano, which opened a company in South Africa last year. About 40 galleries will show work by 150 South...
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Maboneng Township Arts Experience

Art in private homes and public spaces in Gugulethu township. The two-day cultural event includes films, visual arts, dance, theatre and music. This year it coincides with the first Cape Town Arts Fai...
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Photographs by Lidio Cipriani in Cape Town

15 August 2011-30 April 2012. This exhibition, organized in collaboration with the Italian Institute of Culture, displays a series of photographs by the controversial Italian anthropologist, Lidio Cip...
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Exhibition by Richard Long

9 November 2011-10 April 2012. This exhibition pays homage to the renowned contemporary British conceptual and land artist, Richard Long. On display are a series of photographs, taken in Southern...
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For Future Generations - Hugh Tracey and the International Library of African Music

19 November 2011-31 March 2012. The Iziko Good Hope Gallery hosts this travelling exhibition, entitled For Future Generations - Hugh Tracey and the International Library of African Music, which pays h...
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Sterling Eq Live at Baxter Theatre

24 March 2012. The acclaimed instrumental pop group Sterling Eq will perform life their eclectic mix of instrumental pieces and melodies at Baxter Theatre. This female quartet is well known around...
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Tribute to Barbara Tyrell

16 March-8 July 2012. This exhibition, entitled Iqholo le Afrika (Her African Pride), pays tribute to the South African artist and author Barbara Tyrell on occasion of the centenary from her birth. T...
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Sounds and Silences from a San Archive

18 August 2011-15 May 2012. This exhibition, entitled Sound and Silences from a San Archive, displays a series of artefacts, rare wax cylinder sound recordings, ethnographic texts, drawings and other...
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African Songbook: A Musical Tribute to the Life of Nelson Mandela

17, 19 June 2010. On the occasion of the FIFA 2010 World Cup, Cape Town Opera presents African Songbook, a new three-act musical written and directed by Michael Williams that pays homage to South Afri...
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African Dinosaurs

29 May-31 Dec 2010. This exhibition on African dinosaurs was displayed at Iziko for the first time two years ago and now becomes permanent. The focus is on the evolution of dinosaurs on the African co...
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John Hardie in cabaret

25 April 2010. Sweeter Than Roses is performed by three singers, including multi-award winning baritone John Hardie, and a pianist. The show features a semi-staged programme of classic and contemporar...
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Taste of Cape Town festival

24-28 March 2010. Food fans won