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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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The Barber of Seville

Rossini's opera buffa is a contribution to Cape Town's Movember, a worldwide, month-long event, when men grow a moustache to raise awareness of prostate and testicular cancer. This new production i...
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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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Color Run South Africa

The first Color Run in Cape Town opens at Sea Point Promenade at 14.00. Started in the US in 2012 the 5 km-run is not a competitive race but a fun event to colour competitors with as much powdered...
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Tri-Robben Island Triathlon

The triathlon takes place on Robben Island for the second year. The swimming is in the harbour and the cycling and running track is around the island, taking in many of the landmarks, including the ha...
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Martyrs, saints and sellouts

Photos by the anti-apartheid photographers Benny Gool, Zubeida Vallie and Adil Bradlow. Many of the photos were taken on Cape Flats and show well-known events and political activists, but there are al...
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Heritage Week at Iziko

Heritage Week at Iziko. Free entrance to Iziko Museums of South Africa. Art, dance, music, discussion, performances. Leading up to Heritage Day on 24 Sept Iziko Mobile Museum travels to locations i...
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Against the Grain: Five Sculptures in Wood

This exhibition, entitled Against the Grain, displays a series of works by five talented black African wood sculptors from the Western Cape, including Isaac Makeleni, Ishmael Thyssen, Stepherd Mbanya,...
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7th Annual Women’s Arts Festival

The 7th edition of the Women’s/Humanity Arts Festival includes various stage productions, concerts, workshops and exhibitions, which will celebrate the Women’s Day and raise the public&rsq...
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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys is a multi award winning Broadway musical, which tells the true story of the front man Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, a group of unknown kids from New Jersey, who soon became internat...
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Belles of the Ballet

On Women’s Day, this special performance, entitled Belles of the Ballet, is performed by the corps of the Cape Town City Ballet. It pays tribute to ballerinas such as Camille, Carmen and Delilah...
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Western Cape Youth Music Festival

The 42nd edition of the Western Cape Youth Music Festival features the best Western Cape classical talents, conducted by the Ukrainian American classical music conductor and violinist Theodore Kuchar....
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A Woman in Waiting

This theatrical play, entitled A Woman in Waiting, is written and directed by Yael Farber. Based on Thembi Mtshali’s life, it offers a tough biographical journey through the life of a woman, who...
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Mark Banks in Banksrupt!

This one man show, entitled Banksrupt!, is performed by the South African comedian Mark Banks, considered one of the country’s most acclaimed and respected comedians. In over 25 years of comedy,...
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Joe Barber and Friends

2-7 September. This play, starring David Isaacs and Oscar Petersen and directed by Heinrich Reisenhofer, returned to the stage after a two year break. It will focus on some classic stories and charact...
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Race Card by Siv Ngesi

After many sold-out shows, the great comedian Siv Ngesi returns to the stage with Race Card, a spectacle inspired by the bestselling book The Racist’s Guide to the People of South Africa. It foc...
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Tribute Kevin Atkinson

This exhibition is drawn from the Atkinson’s underground Studio, better known as Plato’s Cave and pays tribute to the South African painter and sculptor Kevin Atkinson (1939-2007). It anal...
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Cirque de la Symphonie

Cirque de la Symphonie is a new production, which brings the magic of the circus into music halls. The aim of this production is to adapt artistic performances, which are widely diffused around theatr...
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Winter Concert Season

The Winter Concert Season inaugurates at the city hall with some masterpieces by Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saens under the artistic direction of Brandon Phillips, resident conductor of the Cape Philharmon...


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