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This exhibition, which takes its title from a book on colour by filmmaker Derek Jarman written not long before he died, explores colour from various perspectives, using quotations from his text and fr...
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Lego Art in Cape Town

The Art of the Brick exhibition is made up of 76 large-scale art works constructed entirely of lego pieces. On show is a lego-built tyrannosaurus rex, a Mona Liza and Venus di Milo by the American...
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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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Cape Town beer festival

The festival features about 200 brands from 60 breweries. Some of the beer is brewed in limited editions especially for the weekend event. There are also foodstands, live music, guide tours of t...
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Absa VUKA Showcase

For three days the Absa VUKA Showcase will present an interactive event featuring some of Africa’s most prolific figures in the music, art and cuisine industries . The Absa sponsored showcase...
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Cape Town symphony season

The spring concert season of Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra has concerts every Thursday evening at Cape Town City Hall. The 2014 season marks the orchestra's 100th anniversary with international...
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TriRock Robben Island Triathlon

The annual Robben Island Triathlon adds a 14 km run this year to the swim-bike-run formula of the competition. The triathlon includes a harbour swim and then bicycling and running past many of the...
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Silent Voice at the Baxter in Cape Town

Aubrey Sekhabi's Silent Voice is showing at the Baxter after a successful run at the Edinburgh festival. The play is about a botched robbery that turns into murder against the background of modern-day...
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Baxter Theatre Dance Festival

Emerging and established South African choreographers and dance companies present their work. Over 30 companies, including some school groups, perform over the 10-day period. There are three sectio...
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Cape Town hosts national gymnastics

The South African gym games, organised by the South African Gymnastics Federation, take place in Cape Town. There are six disciplines – artistic men and women, trampoline and tumbling, acroba...
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Cape Town Recovery Film Festival

The festival, now in its second year, looks at the difficult paths to recovery from different forms of addiction, especially among ordinary people – teachers, police, doctors, civil servants....
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Cape Town Fringe Festival

As its name suggests this new festival is programmed as a mix of all that is small, independent and experimental in the performing arts, but mainly theatre, dance, comedy, jazz and cabaret. It is a ne...
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Cape Town marathon 2014

The Cape Town marathon, which has been a fixture since 2007, runs over a flat and fast course designed to give both experienced runners fast timings and beginners a good introductory experience. Th...
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Desmond Tutu documentary

Screening of the documentary Children of the Light, about the life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the work of his foundation, the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation. The film is first about the life of t...
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The premier of this rock musical, with its 25-member cast, seven-piece rock band accompanied by the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, plus a host of advanced digital aids. Rockville2069 is set in the ye...
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John Neumeier's Spring and Fall debuts in South Africa

The Cape Town City Ballet will dance John Neumeier's Spring and Fall, which consists of three works, Spring and Fall, Vaslav and Le Sacre. It is the first time that it will be danced in South Africa....
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Blueprint Dance

The Darkroom Contemporary theatre company presents its new work Blueprint at City Hall. The work focuses on the link between theatre, dance, design and architecture and is one of the events in Cape To...
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Cape Town City Ballet celebrates 80 years

Three's Company celebrates Cape Town City Ballet's 80th anniversary. Cape Town City Ballet, Jazzart Dance Theatre and Cape Dance Company perform three choreographies by South Africans. Cape Town Ci...
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Cape Town World Music festival

Music from various continents, countries and genres perform music from “the past, present and future.” There are three stages within City Hall featuring live music from China, Colombia,...


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