What’s On Wednesdays 13 – 19 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.

Thursday 13 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

Cape Town Upstaged Round 2 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.
[Image courtesy of Cape Town Upstaged]

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

Friday 14 April
Handel’s Messiah | The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town and former choir members join together for two wonderful performances over the Easter weekend.
[Image courtesy of The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town]

Dizzys Camps Bay Live Music Fridays | AVADE
We’ve heard good things Camp’s Bay! We’re looking forward to meeting you 😉 Are you ready to rock out to some acoustic vibes with us? CDs & T-shirts will be available for purchase. Visa and MasterCard accepted.
[Image courtesy of AVADE & Dizzys Camps Bay]

Saturday 15 April
Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon the world’s most beautiful marathon – 56km Ultra Marathon around the Cape Peninsula, since 1970.

Witchfest 2017 Cape Town | Cape Town are you ready for the return of Africa’s Biggest Metal festival? The line up features the best local and international metal acts out there.
[Image courtesy of Witchfest 2017]

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 Wild Fig  Restaurant| Kathryn Swain a young solo singer/songwriter born in Cape Town, South Africa. Alternative pop, with a unique blend of acoustic and Indie vibes.
[Image courtesy of the The Wild Fig Restaurant]

Sunday 16 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
A taste of shnit – Best of shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival 2016
The shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a non-profit organisation based in 8 cities around the world.

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

Handel’s Messiah The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town and former choir members join together for two wonderful performances over the Easter weekend.

Monday 17 April 2017
Improv Mondays by The Long Shots Improvised Comedy Troupe for some improv shenanigans!
[Image courtesy of The Long Shots Improvised Comedy Troupe]

Parklife Cape Town
Parklife Music & Gourmet Street Food Festival returns for its third annual festival at the Green Point Stadium Fields in Cape Town
[Image courtesy of Parklife]

Tuesday 18 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.
Dizzys Karaoke Tuesdays
[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

Tuesday’s with The Rivertones at Plant
Join us for dinner and the best #reggae beats in Cape Town
[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

Wrestle your brain at Beerhouse on Long
Beerhouse is proud to offer Beerlovers the chance to put their brains against each other – every Tuesday night is Pub Quiz Night at Beerhouse! Sponsored by El Jimador tequila and presented by OMG Quiz nights.

Wednesday 19 April 2017
Cape Town Upstaged Round 3 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.

Alexander Bar | Central Town, Cape Town
Blurred Lines | Deception Artist Greg Gelb is an experienced magician and sleight-of-hand artist, performing his magic all across Cape Town.

Vineyard Oval Market at Kenilworth Racecourse weekly every Wednesday evening
OMG Quiz Night at Alexander Bar every Wednesday evening
Earth Fair Market Tokai Open every Wednesday 3-8pm
She Love Beer Collectibles | Beer House on Long
Book (& Wine!) Club at Folk Coffee Anthropology

Events on numerous days and running for an extended period:
The Ugly Duckling and Other Stories | 8 – 15 April 2017

Woodturners Art Exhibitions at Kirstenbosch NBG | from 14 – 17 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.

KWV Sound Stage | Bay Harbour Market
This week on the line up you can find:
Fri 14 April 2017 : Three Tons of Fun
Sat 15 April 2017: Peter Wyness
Sun 16 April 2017: Oceans Riff

Grand West
Live bands every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Kalk Bay Theatre | Elton and Friends from 4 – 29 April 2017
Some of the greatest hits of the legendary Elton John and many more.
[Image courtesy of Kalk Bay Theatre]

The Fugard Theatre
Funny Girl – The Musical | From 18 April 2017
Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present a brand new Fugard Theatre production of Funny Girl – The Musical.

Theatre on the BayHamlet The Prince of Denmark from 12- 29 April 2017
Internationally acclaimed Hamlet returns to South Africa for limited engagements in Cape Town and Joburg before heading off to the USA.
17757673_1070967593009961_8829452578007081306_n[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
[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

Tartuffe | From 18 – 29 Apr 2017
The Baxter Theatre Centre, in association with the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance Française of Cape Town, and thanks to the support of Total, BNP Paribas / RCS Group and Mazars presents the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company’s production of Molière’s Tartuffe
[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.
[Image courtesy of Artscape Theatre Centre]

Dreams Into Reality | 19 & 20 April 2017
15 amazing dance academies came together by hosting a Dreams Into Reality dance extravaganza showcase of different genres of dance items to help turn her dreams into reality and a chance to return to her passion.

Spirit of the Bush | 19 – 22 April 2017
Spirit of the Bush will take you on a journey back to a time where it all began.

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 13 – 15 April 2017 | James Grace’s Guitar Hero 2
Acclaimed guitarist and two-time SAMA nominee James Grace makes a welcome return to the Alexander Bar with his debut production of Guitar Hero 2.
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[Image courtesy of Alexander Bar]

From 13 – 15 April 2017 | The Book Detectives They are back! Following the success of The Plothole, Cairns and Cockrell bring you another amazing comic fulled adventure.

From 18 – 29 April 2017 | Cold Case: Revisiting Dulcie September | Twenty Six years after the assassination no-one has taken responsibility for her death and speculation today is as rife as it was then.
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[Image courtesy of Alexander Bar]

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. The club has hosted some of the world’s most famous comedians.
[Image courtesy of Cape Town Comedy Club]

Art Exhibitions
Southern Guild Gallery | presents Philippe Bousquet’s new solo exhibition Between Dusk and Dawn until 26 May 2017

How long is forever? | Abe Opperman Gallery 2 February 2017 to 31 July 2017

GRID Cape Town Biennial 2017 | 15 April – 25 June 2017
The new event GRID Cape Town Biennial is reflecting on the globalization of contemporary image culture and the importance of visual aspect in society.

Incredible Illusions 3D Art Expo – Great World Exhibitions | 4 April –  23 July 2017
completely interactive, a concept very different to what is normally exhibited at conventional museums. Touching, photography and being immersed in the artwork is encouraged.
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[Image courtesy of Great World Exhibitions]

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

Cape Town Science Centre
School Holiday Fun – Holiday Programme 31 March – 17 April 2017 Holiday Highlight: Let’s Code! Holiday Camp Coding is the new cool! Highly creative, collaborative and good fun.
[Image courtesy of Cape Town Science Centre]

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

The South African National Circus Family Easter show
Don’t miss our next fabulous Family Easter Circus Show book your tickets now through computicket or call or email 0732733538 thesilkworkshop@gmail.com for more information.

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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