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Danscape 2006.

15-18 June 2006. Jazzart Dance Theatre in association with Phenduka Dance Theatre, Dance For All Youth Company, CAFDA Youth Dance Company 34/18, Vadhini Indian Arts Academy and Namjive presents Dansc...
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Ghoema a history of slave music.

20 June-8 July 2006. David Kramers and Taliep Petersens popular music revue explores the history of slave music in the Cape. Starting from the early 17th century, the Dutch East India Company brought...
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Kirstenbosch Winter Concerts.

7 May-29 Oct 2006. Cape Towns top musical talent performs in the comfort of the Silvertree Restaurant at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden for the 2006 edition of the Kirstenbosch Winter Warmer C...
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Exploring ancestral memory.

19-27 May 2006. The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae by playwright Marcia L. Leslie is about a successful professional African American woman who embraces modern...
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Wim Botha exhibition.

8 April-28 May 2006. Work by the winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2005 award, Wim Botha, is on display at the South African National Gallery. The exhibition includes the Mieliep...
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Riebeek Valley olive festival.

5-7 May 2006. The sister towns of Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West in the heart of the Swartland district north of Cape Town once again play host to the annual olive festival, which is fast becoming a...
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Great Moscow Circus.

5-21 May 2006. Michael Edgleys Southern Sun Great Moscow Circus is in Cape Town on the last leg of its South African tour before heading for Australia, Taiwan and other international destinations. The...
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Freedom of the Streets.

27 April 2006. Organised in conjunction with the Design for Living Expo (21-28 April), the first ever Freedom of the Streets Festival celebrates the heritage of the Mother City. The one-day programme...
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Truth and reconciliation in art.

4 April-31 December 2006. This exhibition reflects on the achievements of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) ten years after it began its hearings in Cape Town. Established by the governmen...
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Design for Living Expo.

21-28 April 2006. Founded almost 30 years ago, Design for Living attracts over 250 exhibitors and 70,000 visitors each year. The exhibition presents home, dcor, building, food and lifestyle wares. The...
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Cape Epic 2006.

22-29 April 2006. Over 900 mountain bikers from all over the globe will be taking part in the largest mountain bike stage race in the world. The competition begins on 22 April in Knysna on the Garden...
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2006 South Africa Cheese Festival.

28 April-1 May 2006. The fifth annual cheese festival in Franschhoek, roughly 70 km east of Cape Town, includes tastings, picnics, markets, workshops, a milk factory, butter-making demonstrations and...
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19 April-6 May 2006. Begeerte meaning desire in Africaans is a tale of destructive passion based on award-winning American playwright Eugene ONeills modern classic Desire under the Elms. When a fath...
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Labour Film Festival.

5-6 April 2006. Two days of films dealing with labour issues including factory closings, youth issues and unemployment. The programme includes A decent factory directed by Thomas Balmes (Finland/Franc...
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Take It Like a Man.

19-28 April 2006. In February 2006 seven Cape Town male prostitutes were each given an instant camera and told to take pictures of themselves and their environment. The results of this photographic wo...
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Picasso and Africa.

13 April-21 May 2006. Over 80 original works by Pablo Picasso go on show alongside 29 African sculptures in an exhibition exploring the influence of African art on the twentieth-century Spanish master...
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Last Night of the Proms.

1 April 2006. The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra performs light classical and contemporary music under the direction of South African conductor Richard Cock. The programme includes music by Franz von Sup...
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Pedal Power for Africa.

8 March-9 Aug 2006. Over 100 bicycles, tricycles and pedal-powered machines trace the history of the bicycle and its multiple uses over time. Exhibits include a replica of the 1817 hobbyhorse, an orig...
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Ikhwezi Community Theatre Festival.

2-18 March 2006. Community-based theatre groups from the Eastern and Western Cape come together for this drama festival that takes its name from the Xhosha word for morning star. The programme include...
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Coca-Cola Colab Massive Mix.

25 March 2006. Local and international bands take to the stage for 12 hours of rock, funk and electronic music. The line-up includes Metallica, Simple Plan, Collective Soul, infectious, The Rasmus, Se...


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