What’s On Wednesdays 5 – 11 Apr 17

Cape Town events takes out the boring in the lives we live. Whoever thinks that they are bored are just not aware of how much there is to do and we hope our weekly blog helps to make our city not so boring after all.

If we missed an event or you are planning or have an event please connect with us via our contact page.

Wednesday 5 April 2017
Cape Town Upstaged at NOMAD bistro & bar
Cape Town Upstaged is the Mother City’s amazing music line up for Battle of Bands & Musicians in various genres of Pop, Rock, Jazz & Reggae.

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[Image courtesy of Nomad Bistro]

ROBOTICS 101 FOR TEENS till 6 April 2017slide-1-edro

Thursday 6 April 2017
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra | Gilman’s BeethovenCape Town City Hall
Award-winning violinist, Alexander Gilman, will play the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

First Thursdays
A free cultural experience where art galleries and other cultural attractions in the central and East city districts stay open late on the first Thursday of every month.

The Alma Cafe
‘Saarkie’, one of SA’s all girl bands
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[Image courtesy The Alma Cafe]

QOTSA Tribute 2017
After a monstrous launch in 2016, Cape Town’s finest rock n roll royalty have returned to the streets for a night of celebration and saga.

Friday 7 April
Forefront | Live Music Fridays at Dizzys Camps Bay 
An energetic 4-piece indie pop-rock band from the Mother City. They are influenced by the likes of Maroon 5, Shortstraw, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay | Brett Rayner Photography | Forefront]

My Biggest Fake Birthday PartyNOMAD bistro & bar
An 80s themed event filled with party vibes and good music.

MAHALI is a proudly pan-african celebration of food, music, art and culture!

The Alma CafePat McCay and Tombstone Pete
After a life-changing turn in direction and time to write and reflect Patrick is revving up the “Two Minute Puzzle bus” once again, because quite frankly it’s a journey and not a destination.

Degenderates aims to be one of the first nights of it’s kind where we invite our Degenderates to go genderless and party in the clothes that express them as individuals, rather than girls or boys.

Subvers and The Sleepers live at Mercury
SUBVERS & The Sleepers join forces to bring you a unique night of musical moodiness. Plenty of surprises in store… even an international appearance!

Saturday 8 April
Red Helen Album Launch Tour 
The Cape Town leg of the tour supporting the launch of their debut album ‘Trading Past For Pathways’

Full Moon Kaleidoscope ॐ Deliriant | Sci-Lab & Friends
If you haven’t heard yet, Wolf Pack Productions SA will be hosting their 14th FULL MOON party. This one Promises to be EVEN BIGGER AND BETTER!!
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[Image courtesy of Wolf Pack Productions SA]

Autism Awareness Fun Walk at Mouille Point Lighthouse

The Eden Experience Presents: Botanic Dreams
The Eden Experience is an exclusive outdoor dance music festival. Boasting some of the best local artists as well as world renown international artists.
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[Image Courtesy the Eden Experience]

Huey Huey live at Plant
Huey Huey creates catchy music based on their life experiences, and recently released their second recorded song, Prism, along with a music video created and directed by Liese Kuhn, which can be found on their Facebook page, along with their other single, Seaside Holiday.
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[Image courtesy of Plant]

Earth Fair Market Tokai
A top quality market experience. We are all about pasture reared and ethically farmed animal products, fresh produce shopping. Change the way you shop!

Live Music at The Fig | Adamu will be soothing our souls with his magical rhythms and soulful voice.

Sunday 9 April 2017
Dizzys Camps Bay
Beer Pong Sundays with Stellenbrau | aim, sink and make your opponents drink! Be the Dizzys Beer Pong Champion, only three spots left in the top 8 finals to win great prizes.

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[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

Alexander Bar
Lana Crowster SINGS! | With over ten years of experience performing in and around Africa, singer songwriter Lana Crowster has become one of the most prominent young artists to emerge from the Cape Town music scene.
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[Image courtesy of Alexander Bar]

Green Point Cricket Club | Soul Sunday Music Festival presents award winning Amanda Black

Jan Jiracek von Arnim Piano Recital described by BBC Music Magazine as one of the leading pianists of his generation

Taste at Simon’s, Groot Constantia on Sunday’s from 11am to 7pm with live entertainment from 3 – 6pm.

Monday 10 April 2017
ROBOTICS 101 FOR JUNIORS till 11 April 2017

Improv Mondays by The Long Shots Improvised Comedy Troupe for some improv shenanigans!
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Tuesday 11 April 2017
Dizzys Camps BayTight Ass Tuesdays Karaoke Nights
Lively atmosphere, party scene and all around hangout spot for locals serving great food and beer. Expect to have some popular tunes and maybe not so popular vocals but we’re all about a good party and having fun.
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[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

The Magic of Chenin and All that Jazz! Grand Africa
The members of the Chenin Blanc Association invite you to join them as they come together to showcase South Africa’s iconic white wine in an exquisite setting.
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[Image courtesy of Chenin Blanc Association]

Tuesdays with The Rivertones at Plant | Reggae at its best in Cape Town.
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[Image courtesy of Plant]

Tuesday Live Jazz nights at Asoka are an institution, one that explorers and locals gather from every corner to experience.

Cuban restaurant and cocktail bar Live Music Tuesday at Cafe Mojito

Events on numerous days and running for an extended period:
Infecting The City Public Arts Festival | 5 – 8 April 2017

CT Whisky Live Celebration | 6 – 8 April 2017

The Ugly Duckling and Other Stories | 8 – 15 April 2017

The Cape Orchid Society’s Autumn Show | from 7 – 9 April 2017

Clue Room | from 4 April to 25 June 2017
Based on a very popular phenomenon, Clue Room is a fun mystery escape game, designed for groups between 4-6 people.

Wrestle your brain at Beerhouse on Long

KWV Sound Stage | Bay Harbour Market
This week on the line up you can find:
Fri 7 April: Rivertones

Grand West
Live bands every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Theatre
Theatre on the BayJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat until 8 April 2017
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and TIM RICE`s first mega-hit, and a firm South African favourite
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[Image courtesy of Theatre on the Bay]

Baxter Theatre
Scenes from an Execution from 30 March to 22 April 2017
Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star as the remarkable anti-heroine, Galactia in Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution
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[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

Breaking Free from 5 – 8 April
Sasha-Lee returns to the stage bringing you a spectacular night out featuring the best voices in Cape Town.
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[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

Artscape Theatre CentrePriscilla Queen of the Desert until 23 Apr 17
The bus is in town, ready and waiting at Artscape, to thrill audiences.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit from 1 – 13 April
Mrs Rabbit lived in her cosy burrow underneath the roots of a very big fir-tree.

30 years, 90 minutes from 4 to 16 April 2017
Nataniël launched his solo career on 1 March 1987 with the release of his first single. Over the next 30 years, he has built a career unlike anything seen before in South African entertainment.
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[Image courtesy of Artscape Theatre Centre]

Barnyard Theatre Willowbridge
20th Century Countdown until 16 April 2017
Features every kind of music from Boy Bands, Divas, Reggae to Rock and Roll Legends.

Alexander Bar | Central Town, Cape Town
From 4 – 7 April 2017 | Long Form Improv Comedy performed by The Long Shots! We’ll be making it up on the spot… all of it! No Scripts!

From 4 – 8 April 2017 however not on 5 April 2017| Single Minded The filthy mind behind the cult-hit Dirty Words is back at Alexander Bar with a sizzling new show.
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[Image courtesy of Alexander Bar]

From 10 – 12 April 2017 | Lear’s Fool a solo, written for a single fool, based on the tragedy written by William Shakespeare. One of the last of the royal fools, Earless the Fearless, is fool to the elderly King Lear.

Galloway Theatre | Sondeim in Black 6 – 8 April 2017
As musical theatre goes, there really isn’t much argument to be made against the fact that Sondheim is the one to beat.

Guga S’ThebeThree’s A Crowd
Sisayanga Theatre presents this new play dealing with black Gay Issues

Rockwell TheatreKaapse Stories
Richard Loring (producer of worldwide-acclaimed African Footprint) introduces Kaapse Stories at their new venue Rockwell Theatre in Green Point.

Cape Town Comedy Club features in the top ten best comedy clubs in the world.
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[Image courtesy of Cape Town Comedy Club]

Art Exhibitions
A solo exhibition of paintings by Frederike Stokhuyzen until 8 April 2017
Southern Guild Gallery | presents Philippe Bousquet’s new solo exhibition Between Dusk and Dawn until 26 May 2017

How long is forever? | 2 February 2017 to 31 July 2017
Incredible Illusions – 3D Art Exhibition | 4 April – 23 July 2017
Mirage, A solo exhibition by Kirsten Beets| 5 April – 13 May 2017

Iziko Museums has the following events:
Iziko Slave Lodge 
Material women? The shweshwe story until 31 December 2017
Singing Freedom: Music and the struggle against apartheid  until 30 April 2017
Red in the Rainbow until 30 April 2017

Iziko South African National Gallery
At Face Value until 15 December 2017
Women’s Work until 30 April 2017

Iziko South African Museum
Crossing the Ecoline until 31 December 2017

The Galileo Open Air Cinema for a night of movies under the stars
Cafe Roux Sessions | Noordhoek and Cape Town
Cathy and the Trolley Dollies
  on at Gate 69 until 29 June 17
Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
 Open daily from 9 till 9 at the V&A Waterfront until 30 April 2017

Wishing you lots of fun and adventures as you enjoy the various events available in our amazing city!

Do not forget to leave a comment of your experiences or share it with us on our Facebook page and until next week have fun and be safe.

 

 

 

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