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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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South Africa Book Fair

The biggest literary event for South Africa’s publishers, book sellers, authors and readers is no longer just a Cape Town event but a countrywide gathering, hence the change in name from the Cap...
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Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

Thirty performances for lovers of comedy. Local and international comedians perform at the Baxter Theatre on Monday nights. Now in its 10th season the festival’s programme includes a comic...
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Crown of Russian Ballet

Masterpieces from the Crown of Russian Ballet's repertorie of Carmen, La Corsaire and Bolero. The premiere of the Crown of Russian Ballet, part of the Moscow Ballet, was in 2002. In ten years it ha...
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Cape Town's Eco Film Festival

Cape Town's Eco film festival shows 25 feature length films and shorts from around the world. They highlight local and global ecological issues, including genetic engineering, climate change, frack...
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Cape Town international jazz festival

The festival was first launched in 2000 and as one of the continent’s largest music gatherings it is now an annual fixture for international musicians and audiences. The festival has five sta...
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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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A Human Being died that Night

This play at the Fugard is based on the research, writings and interviews of South African psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizla with the notorious Eugene de Kock, the police interrogator and commander...
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Cape Town Pride

Arts events, workshops, political debates and parades. The festivities start with Pink Parade on 21 Feb at the De Waterkant village and end with the Pride Parade on 1 March at Cape Town stadium. For a...
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Libya wins CHAN title in Cape Town

Libya takes home CHAN title Libya’s Mediterranean Knights won the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in Cape Town in a 4-3 shootout in extra time against the favourites, Ghana’s Black...
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Ghana to meet Libya in CHAN finals in Cape Town

Ghana’s Black Stars play Libya’s Mediterranean Knights in the final of the African Nations Championships (CHAN) in Cape Town Stadium on 1 Feb. In the semi finals Ghana beat the Nigerian...
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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers returns to Cape Town at the Fugard Theatre. Willy Russell’s musical, in the David Kramer adaption, is produced at the Fugard by Pieter Toerien and Eric Abraham in their first c...
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Stay fit stay safe

Feel fit, confident, safe, self-empowered and fantastic. Join us for a 5 week course, meeting every Wednesday morning at 9am where we will cover the above topics WHEN:   First course s...
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Bruce Springsteen in Cape Town

Bruce Springsteen’s first ever performance in Cape Town. Tickets are already sold out but just in case any go on sale the original price was R560 to R1010 per person. All those who cannot get...
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Hate Radio

7-9 Feb. Hate Radio is a re-enactment of the hate broadcasting by RTML (Radio Television Libre des Milles Collines) during the three months of the Rwanda genocide in 1994. The broadcasts of the presen...
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Cape Town hosts African Nations Championships

The 2014 Orange African Nations Championship opens in Cape Town on 11 January. The three-week long football tournament is held every two years, alternating with the Africa Cup of Nations. Cape Town...
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The Tin Soldier

A new ballet choreographed by Robin van Wyk, Cape Town City Ballet’s artistic director, based on the tale The Steadfast Tin soldier by Hans Christian Anderson and the music of Alexander Glazunov...
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Da Vinci

Photos, videos and 200 replicas of Leonardo Da Vinci’s lesser-known works, inventions, writings and designs. The works in this exhibition, which has been travelling the world for the last two...
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ISystem

iSystem, the first play by Anele Rusi, tackles the problem of police brutality and moral corruption. The drama opens with a drugs raid in which an innocent bystander is killed. A policeman is accus...
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Cape Town summer symphony season

The Cape Philarmonic Orchestra (CPO), one of South Africa's three symphony orchestras, performs a series of concerts every Thursday at City Hall until the end of November. 31 Oct. Conrad van Alphen...
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