What’s On Wednesdays 28 June – 5 July 17

Looking for a weekly list of events in one spot? Look no further as your weekly what’s on blog has a variety of events lined up! Giving you a multitude of choices from one Wednesday to the next making life easier for you to find as many events as we could possibly find, all in one space. If we missed an event or you are planning, know of or have an event please connect with us via our contact page.

Wednesday 28 June 2017
Flagstone #WineJam at The Rockwell

Together with The Rockwell Hotel and Flagstone Wines, Artjamming brings you Wine Jam, which takes place on the last Wednesday of every month in the Urban Garden of the Rockwell Hotel. Wine jammers will be provided with an A3 size canvas, easels, a choice of non-toxic acrylic paints on tap, brushes, and tools to freely express themselves.
[Image courtesy of Flagstone #WineJam at The Rockwell]

Yours Truly Presents – Retro Dizzy
Retro Dizzy is a surf rock band, consisting of Nicolaas Rossouw (Drums), Andre Vlok (Guitar,backing vocals) Stuart Dods (Bass, Backing Vocals) and Richard Liefeldt (Vocals, Guitar). Formed in 2014 in the small town of Hermanus, the band has now relocated to Cape Town and become part of the growing Psych/garage/surf scene.
[Image courtesy of Yours Truly and Retro Dizzy]

Bernelie Ft. Lurid – Album FundraiserNOMAD bistro & bar
Cape Town singer, songwriter, alternative performer and pianist, Bernelie, has quickly made a name for herself in the industry with determination and a big passion for her music.
[Image courtesy of Bernelie and NOMAD bistro & bar]

Earth Fair Market Tokai | Open every Wednesday 3-8pm | Expect to find good local artisanal products, great activities for the kids and a wonderful vibey atmosphere to enjoy.
Earth Fair Market 1
[Image courtesy of Earth Fair Market]

OMG Quiz Night has crash landed their trivia machine right into the belly of Alexander Bar.

Beerhouse Comedy Club
Chase away the mid week blues at the #BeerhouseComedyClub from 8.30PM! Kolping Mbumba Comedy presents a killer super funny line up. R40 Cover Charge
[Image courtesy of Beerhouse]

Beer & Wine Wednesday at Jack Black Beer
We are going all out for Beer & Wine Wednesday in partnership with Beau Constantia. This time round we will have 4 courses on offer paired with some amazing wines, beer & gin for R270pp.
[Image courtesy of Jack Black Beer]

Lance Herman Live at the Drawing Room
IN MARCH 2016, Lance Herman put out his first record as a solo artist, the song Rollercoaster, co-produced with Cape Town Jazz-man and electronic beatmaker Shane Cooper. The song quickly made its way onto national radio, receiving rotation on 5FM & in June 2017 Lance with his band of sterling musicians Jonno and Ryan play their first show in Johannesburg, alongside some of South Africa’s finest BCUC, Bye Beneco, & The CIty. As Lance Herman continues to release his records and win over audiences with his live show, he is quickly becoming one of South Africa’s most interesting and dynamic artists to watch. Stay tuned!

Contact Improvisation Jams – Wednesdays from 7 – 9pm
Weekly Contact Improv jams take place, either to live music or ‘silent’ under the leadership of Thalia Laric. A steady group of approximately 10 contact improv dancers meet. If you would like to attend, pop in just before 7pm.

A tribute to Bon Jovi and the Masters of Rock n’ Roll
Join Mark Haze as he pays tribute to one of the music world’s greatest hit-makers and some of his childhood heroes.
[Image courtesy of A tribute to Bon Jovi and the Masters of Rock n’ Roll]

Drumming Through The Ages
Cape Drummers Lab will be hosting a “Drumming Through The Ages” concert to showcase the students many skills acquired under the tutelage of Mornay Hoffmeester.
All are welcome to enjoy an evening of Good Music & Insight as to “WHO”Cape Drummers Lab are and exactly WHAT it is that we do!!

BFFF screening CT
The Black Filmmakers Film Festival (BFFF) connects and showcases artists of colour from across the African continent and black diaspora through a series of events and workshops in the field of film and media. Through its various events, it seeks to establish itself as a principal port of call for aspiring black creatives, empowering them to realise their ideas in a supportive environment marked by mutual assistance and purposeful collaboration.

Beer, burgers and Game of Thrones trivia
You’ll need a strapping team with both lads and ladies.
Questions and challenges (as long as you’re not a baby)
There will be a drink off and a challenge only for queens.
So come one come all, long as you’re over 18

Museum Night V&A Waterfront
Explore the museums of the V&A Waterfront in a new light, after dark. Following a successful first edition in 2016, Museum Night returns to the V&A Waterfront with two editions in 2017. Save the date for the first one, taking place on Wednesday 28 June. See the website for the list of participating museums: http://www.museum-night.co.za/

Thursday 29 June 2017
Thai Cooking with Jason WhiteheadGinger & Lime food studio

Jason Whitehead has made his mark on the Cape Town food industry with more than 20 years of experience working not only as a Private Chef to the rich and famous but at some of the city’s best eateries, both in the kitchen and front of house.
[Image courtesy of Ginger & Lime food studio]

Chefs4Soil – Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
Chef Ivor Jones & his talented team at Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia will be hosting a very special dinner to raise much-needed funds in support of our Home Food Gardens programme.
[Image courtesy of Soil 4 Life]

I Turned Away And She Was Gone
This Magnet production has been nominated for 6 awards: 4 for the prestigious Fleur du Cap Awards: Best Actress, Best Solo performance, best new South African Script, and Best original sound score; and 2 for the Naledi Awards for Best Cutting Edge Production and Best original score.
Written and Performed by Jennie Reznek
[Image courtesy of Magnet Theatre]

Beerhouse on Long Silent Disco
Come enjoy one of the best parties around. 3 DJ’s and 3 Channels to choose from with a variety of music to match our #25taps and #99bottles of local craft and international beers. Lets get the #QuietRiot started. Bring on the thirsty Thursdays!
[Image courtesy of Silent Disco]

Jägermeister Presents: Hellcats at Aces n Spades
The witching hour is upon you. Hellcats tear through Cape Town on Thursday the 29th of June. One night only. Aces’n’Spades. Come and see.

Incredible artwork by Llewelyn van Eerden.
[Image courtesy of Hellcats]

Unfinished Vol.4
Youngblood Arts & Culture Development hosts UNFINISHED for a second time, with an exciting line up of musicians and
dance – makers.
Volume 4 features music by legendary instrumentalist Garth Erasmus with dance-makers Day Apart Dance Collaborative – DADCO, Kristin Wilson and Darkroom Contemporary ( featuring Inge Beckmann).

Nasdak Live Rooftop Session ft Amy Jones
The talented South African singer-songwriter Amy Jones released her debut single called “Sunrise” which was playlisted on many local radio stations. 2017 has been an amazing journey, together with Jirah Productions and her manager Lee Wilcock, Amy as she released her second single “Burn and had her very first sold out show in her hometown Paarl. Amy truly believes – “Anything is possible if you believe”.
[Image courtesy of Nasdak]

Student Photography Exhibition
Come & join us at the Orms Cape Town School of Photography to experience & celebrate the photographic bodies of work produced by our part-time and full-time students over the last 2 months.
[Image courtesy of Orms Cape Town School of Photography]

Unearthed: Poetry Anthology & Reading
Select poems by 3 talented poets will be performed against the backdrop of MULTIFINITY, DKCT’s artist-in-residence showcase by Asuka Nirasawa created as multiple universes of fabric and acrylic.

Meet Out with Shimmy – The Chilli Edition
Eat Out and Shimmy Beach Club have teamed up to take you on a culinary exploration of the world’s hottest fruit! Join us for a relaxed, fun filled evening where you are invited to enjoy a 12 course canape style feast with Chef Adrian as your guide, each mouthful a celebration of chilli in all its forms.

Band Farewell Concert
The High School Concert Band tours to Germany and Austria in July. Don’t miss their Farewell Concert on 29 June at 7 pm!

Earth Fair Market St Georges Mall | Thursdays 11am – 3pm | It is difficult to put into words the special kind of magic that happens in the centre of our beautiful city on a daily basis. There is an energy and a magic that is tangible – I challenge you to take a walk through the Company Gardens and around the city centre to see if you can’t feel it… We, at Earth Fair Market are the luckiest bunch on earth to be able to call the little piece of paradise between Wale St and Church St our home every Thursday.

Noordhoek Community Market at Cape Point Vineyards
Join the Noordhoek locals at Cape Point Vineyards for a taste of the best market fare in the Cape, every Thursday from 4:30 to 8:30pm

Gershwin, Bernstein in American classics concert | Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F will be performed by Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, a laureate in the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition in 2007 in the third concert in the Cape Town Philharmonic’s Winter season. The concert, conducted by principal guest conductor Bernhard Gueller.

Jack Black Beer | Quiz Night
Get your thinking caps on, cause it’s Quiz Night at the Taproom, hosted by OMG Quiz Nights. R50pp books your seat and gets you a 330ml Beer of your choice. Teams of up to 6 people are allowed. Great prizes up for grabs: 1st Prize – R300 bar tab, 2nd place – R150 bar tab, plus a few surprises in between!
[Image courtesy of Jack Black Beer]

Jazz on Thursday Evenings at Vista Marina Restaurant 
Carol Thorns, a Cum Laude Bachelor of Music graduate from Rhodes University in South Africa, is an industry pioneer of the electric string genre. Her debut solo cello album ‘Fireflies In The Rain’ was nominated Best Instrumental Album 2010 at the South African Music Awards.
[Images courtesy of Vista Marina Restaurant CPT]

Jazz NightJack Black Beer
We’re getting funky on Thursday with some groovy tunes to warm up your soul.
Local boys MSMF will be on stage laying down some soulful sounds.
[Image courtesy of Jack Black Beer]

Beer Pong NightThe Forex Bar
Hey guys, check out this recipe for a damn good time.

Friends | The Forex Bar | Beer |Cups| Ping Pong Balls
Method: Mash ‘em all together and behold… BEERPONG!

R&B and Hip-Hop at Nomad ft. Twinzspin
Every Thursday NOMAD presents HIP-HOP AND R&B nights!
[Image courtesy of NOMAD bistro & bar and TwinzSpin]

JASH Live at Chisholm Recital Room (SACM)
Don’t miss these incredible musicians live at the Chisholm Recital Room for this once-off performance in Cape Town.

The music will be mostly improvisations on compositions by Shannon Mowday and Jeroen van Vliet with some lesser known jazz standards.

Friday 30 June 2017
Dizzys Camps Bay | The Brothers Remedy
They’ve traveled the world to perfect their sound and now The Brothers are at it again.
Join Riaan Smit and Nick Becker as they perform their duo act The Brothers Remedy in the palmtree-lined setting of Camps Bay. Their host: Dizzys Camps Bay.
[Image courtesy of The Brothers Remedy and Dizzys Camps Bay]

Cape Town’s cozy months have grown to love the Night Feast tradition, and we are proud to say we are back with a series of four on the LAST FRIDAY of every month throughout the winter season.
[Image courtesy of Feastival]

Winter pop-up market
Need some cozy knits for winter? Maybe some oversized denim Jackets? Think bombers, rain jackets, vintage brands, new designs, everything ethically sourced or locally produced! Handmade jackets? Faux Furrrrr coats? Velvet? Snoods?

We are bringing you all the warm threads you can think of!

On a Slippery Soap Mystery Dinner and Game
You are invited to the set of a popular daytime soap opera where you will be confronted with calamity, awkward silences and horrified stares into blank spaces.

Ears Don’t Lie & Our Minds Present: Our Minds Don’t Lie
Expect some new visual stimulation, ear pleasuring blasting tunage and dynamic feelings 😛 throughout the evening! We will be bringing you some of South Africa’s finest in Psychedelic Trance!

Voices of the New Generation
Celebrating youth month through poetry, music and dance.
[Image courtesy of Cornerstone Institute]

A Night of Jazz hosted by Thembalitsha Foundation
A Night of Jazz will be an incredible evening, that you do not want to miss out on. This fun-filled evening will take place at Kaleidoscope Cafe where veteran jazz musicians have taken to the stage every Friday night for over a decade! This event consists of a main meal and dessert, superb jazz and the opportunity to dance the night away. The atmosphere at Kaleidoscope Cafe is always fun and ‘anything can happen’.

Jazz Rendez-Vous x Pravda
Witness the spectacle of a humble music project from 12 winters ago now blossoming into a hot take on the vintage swing and American gospel genres. Ladies and gentlemen, PRAVDA.
[Image courtesy of Alliance Française du Cap]

David Salleras on Saxophone & Christopher Duigan on Piano
Virtuoso saxophonist David Salleras visits South Africa once again to tour with pianist Christopher Duigan. Since his first visit to South Africa in October 2012, Salleras has been collaborating on a project of concerts and recordings with Duigan. Salleras (who is based in Barcelona, Spain) has attracted international attention through his fluency in a variety of musical styles. In addition, his innovative compositions, which incorporate traditional flamenco idioms with contemporary and avant-garde performing techniques are performed by saxophonists worldwide.

Friday Sessions at 6 Spin St.
Need somewhere to hang out on a wintry Friday? Love Local is bringing cosy back with Love Local Friday Sessions at 6 Spin St! Join us if you are looking for fresh, high-quality local products, great food, live music and an overall great vibe.

SoulSisterCircles: Understanding Patriarchy to Combat GBV
This is the second in a series of open conversations among ordinary women activists, academics, creatives and other community and faith leaders; a space in which women’s minds are stimulated, and our hearts healed and nurtured.

Saturday 1 July 2017
Strongbow Presents: Private Affair

Its that time again…. Where we go back, waaaaay back, to a time of Diskmen, Tamagotchis and Starter Jackets.

Yeah, its time for another PRIVATE AFFAIR.
CAPE TOWNS BIGGEST 90’s and 2000’s Hip and R&B event.
[Image courtesy of Private Affair]

Jon Shaban and Ann Jangle at the Drawing Room Cafe
Come and experience an evening of folk music with a twist, weaving it’s way from traditional to upbeat and then towards the more dark folk side.

School of Rock presents “Nothin’ but the Blues”
Our 8 year olds through to adults and our Instructor Band – TeamRock will perform some of the greatest Blues songs of our time (Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry, BB King, John Mayer and the list goes on).

3rd Annual Woodstock Winter Beer Festival
This festival focuses on unique wintery one-off brews, produced by rad local microbreweries. Think peanut butter porter or vanilla chai milk stout…yum!
[Image courtesy of Woodstock Winter Beer Festival]

Winter Fest
Two of Cape Town’s most trending teen brands for the Winter season that lies ahead has joined forces to bring you something bigger, better and more explosive. Both Soundscape and Trancity have teamed up to host Winter Fest as the welcoming of your official July holidays, transforming the Newlands Cricket Stadium into a party paradise that comes fully equipped with 3 dance floors, insane décor, crazy lighting shows, express access for all and of course showcasing some of the City’s most well-known acts.
[Image courtesy of Winter Fest]

Salsa Conversion On2 – Learn to dance New York style
Paradiso Academy director, Regan “el Tumbao” Christmas has been dancing; choreographing and teaching Salsa On2 (aka New York style, Mambo) since 2007.
Come and learn to dance the Cha Cha Cha (New York street style), and the intricacies of Salsa music by teaching the rhythm patterns (tumbao) for the percussion section.

Youth Celebration at Cornerstone’s Winter School for Creatives
The programme is packed with a range of workshops covering various genres such as Rap, DJ-ing, Hip Hop, Breakdancing, Graffiti, Contemporary, Dance Film, Photography, Animation and Pantsula. These workshops will be facilitated by professionals such as Heal the Hood, Darkroom Contemporary, Cornerstone Dancers and Mbovu Malinga. We have also invited motivational speakers and various youth resource agencies. Bush Radio, our media partner, will do a live broadcast and we will host a performance by spectacular 15 year old jazz artist, Alexis Morrast.

Good Hope FM Heroes & Villains Birthday Party
Get ready for the biggest event of 2017 – The Good Hope FM Heroes and Villains birthday, proudly brought to you by Edge. The Hop reinvented in a refreshing full-flavoured cider, from the makers of Hunter’s.
[Image courtesy of GOOD HOPE FM]

The Final Journey: Cape Town
Johnny Clegg embarks on The Final Journey World Tour
Nearly forty years after he began one of music’s most remarkable careers, Johnny Clegg is embarking on his Final World Tour, titled The Final Journey.

The Grand Hustle Experience
The Event is a platform of local Talented artists From Cape Town To Be Able To Showcase Their God given Talents and Express Their love For Hip Hop and Music in general . It’s going to be LIT

Powers of Lightness – a performance by Tossie van Tonder
It is a journey through dance that is subtle, inquisitive and brings to light where we find ourselves as South Africans at this present moment. Steeped in the art of movement, wordless though fierce, Tossie is well placed to carry this revelation.
[Image courtesy of Theatre Arts Admin Collective]

Finders Keepers Vintage Market
This is your chance to shop our great vintage and thrift fashion at Salt Circle opposite the The Old Biscuit Mill every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month.

The Acoustic Guitar
Albert Frost en Loki Rothman sit snare bymekaar en bring hul ongelooflike produksie Die akoestiese kitaar na die KKNK. Albert is bekend vir sy ongelooflike bluesrock-styl en Loki vir sy virtuose spel en vir sy perkussie op die bakwerk van die kitaar. Musiek van Frost se nuwe album, The Wake Up, word gehoor, asook van Rothman se bekende nommers. Die moontlikhede van `n akoestiese kitaar word getoets en die is `n moet-sien-vertoning vir enige kitaarliefhebber.

Lingerie Fashion Show ft Jay Nunez
Join us this Saturday at Zhivago where we have something super special in store for everyone! You guys are in for a real treat with our 1st ever LINGERIE FASHION SHOW!
Celebrating your birthday or throwing a Bridal Party? Drop us a FB message to find out about our amazing packages!

Beginners WordPress Workshop
In this workshop you will learn all about WordPress.org, themes (how to choose a good theme, install and customize), plugins (what is a plugin, how to choose a plugin, install and optimize), how to manage your plugins & themes, menus, widgets & security.

Kids’ Holiday Event: Penguin Show with Wild Magazine
Join SANCCOB at Cape Union Mart for a fun-filled morning learning about penguins and the wonderful conservation work done by SANCCOB to save our precious seabirds. If you’re lucky, you’ll get a chance to meet SANCCOB’s very own ambassador penguin. Stay afterwards for a chance to gear up and tackle our in-store climbing wall.​

5 Years of OXY
OXY is a four piece Soul Rock band from Cape Town, South Africa. The band was formed during high school in the year 2010 by Brandon (Lead Singer + Vocalist), Byron (Bassist) and Christo (Percussion) with Mikhail (Lead guitarist) joining the band in the year 2012.

Cape Camino | Winter 1 Day Walk
Join us on a winter walk of our Cape Buchu route and explore nature and enjoy use of your passport for great coffee and snack deals.

Two by Two: An Evening of Acoustic Jazz
Two by Two: Acoustic duos combine forces for a special evening of International jazz
Travelling Souls: Deborah Tanguy and Oliviers Cahours (France)
Facing South: Amanda Tiffin and Dave Ledbetter (South Africa)

Jake Gunn | Camel Rock
Springing from the backwaters of Brackenfell with the hair of Robert Plant the skill of boy Clapton and voice of a morning -after-night before Mark Knopfer we host Jake Gunn and its really going to be fun !
With his first album ‘Triple Jack ‘out and over 100 gigs with Piet Botha…it’s obviously Rocky blues full on.
[Image courtesy of Camel Rock]

A Touch of MadnessTouch Down Saturdays
Spend a chilled Saturday afternoon with the DJ crew from Selective Hearing and our special guest MC Alfie Mendoza from The UK.


Obs Vinyl Fair # 9
The 9th Obs Vinyl fair ! Come and browse through some of the finest vinyl records, CD’s, DVD’s and music books bu Cape Towns main dealers.

The Unofficial Pink Party
For the quintessential queer / andro-angel / toi-boi / fab femme / gym queen / dora diva / butterscotch futch / fag hag / power bottom / high top / biltong bunny / dandy dolly / pillow princess / beaulah buddy / homo hipster / baby dyke / closet cruiser / binding butch / harnessed harlot / merry mabel / twerking twink / shady lady or those just bent with intent.
[Image courtesy of The Unofficial Pink Party]

Sports & GT Series – Round 6 | Killarney International Raceway
The Crossley & Webb Sports & GT series is a regional competition based at Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town for Sports prototype and GT cars. Sports car and GT car makes such as Lotus, Ferrari, Porsche, Juno, Ligier, Lola and Harper are well represented by healthy entries.

Zingara and BRYNNBlah Blah Bar
The Blah Blah Bar will host an evening of passionate, soulful and electrifying local music with full band performances from two of Cape Town’s hottest up and coming local acts, Zingara and BRYNN!

[Image courtesy of Blah Blah Bar]

Saturday Markets:
The Palms Décor and Lifestyle Centre Woodstock Market
Find a unique gem of a market – compared to the best in Europe – a Platteland atmosphere, people and characters of note, trading like the good old days on the village square. You won’t get it more real, friendly and personal! Once you’ve been, we know you’ll be back for more!
[Image courtesy of The Palms Décor and Lifestyle Centre]

Neighbourgoods Market Cape Town
Is an independent initiative founded in 2006 by entrepreneurs Justin Rhodes and Cameron Munro, whose aim is to revive and reinvent the Public Market as a civic institution. This award-winning market features over 100 specialty traders every Saturday, creating a weekly platform for local farmers, fine-food purveyors, organic merchants, bakers and distributors, grocers, mongers, butchers, artisan producers, celebrated local chefs, and micro enterprises.
[Image courtesy of Neighbourgoods Market Cape Town]

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!
Earth Fair Market 2
[Image courtesy of Earth Fair Market]

Good Company Farmers Market
Is based in the cultural and historical hub of Cape Town. Situated in the company gardens you have access to amazing food, crafts and entertainment. Market is dog and child friendly with board games, yoga, food growing courses, pony rides, ball games, beer, wine and gin. Come and spend a day in the park and take in the historical monuments, views and the gardens to inspire you to go green. Open to discuss bespoke kiddies and adult parties alike. Please get in touch to arrange.
[Image courtesy of Good Company Farmers Market]

Oranjezicht City Farm and Market Day
Held every Saturday at the historic Granger Bay site of the V&A Waterfront, the OZCF Market Day is a community farmers-style market for independent local farmers and artisanal food producers. At the OZCF Market customers can do weekly food shopping (veg, fruit, bread, organic dairy, free-range eggs, honey, muesli etc), try out some delicious cooked and raw foods and be inspired about helping to build an alternative food system. Additionally, customers can buy edible plants and seedlings, compost and gardening supplies and equipment.
[Image courtesy of Oranjezicht City Farm and Market Day]

Sunday 2 July 2017
Dizzys Camps Bay | Beer Pong Sundays championships with Stellenbrau | aim it, sink  it, they drink it!

[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

The July Obs-fficial Second hand Market
With a host of stalls offering great second hand goods and live entertainment be sure to check out why the saying, “one mans trash is another man’s treasure”

Jazz Sunset Concert at The 41
Dan Shout Trio is playing live at The 41 on July, 2nd from 5 to 7pm for Sunset. Enjoy a glass of wine, our cocktails and some of our great food while listening to this amazing jazz band!

The Young Folks live at Cape to Cuba
Mojitos, sea views, good tunes… Sounds like the perfect Sunday afternoon right? We will make it happen! See you there at 3pm! And best of all, its FREE!

The Fugard Theatre | Richard II
Ruling by divine right, but himself ruled by caprice, King Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father’s vast estates. While Richard is distracted by a rebellion in Ireland, Bolingbroke returns to England, intent on recovering his rightful property and, with the support of his disgruntled peers, perhaps seizing the crown itself.
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[Image courtesy of The Fugard Theatre]

Taste at Simon’s, Groot Constantia on Sunday’s from 11am to 7pm with live entertainment from 3 – 6pm. Where friends come together to experience a day filled with good food, wine, beer and of course amazing views of the Constantia Vineyards. Enjoy the oldest vineyard in Cape Town in a relaxed outdoor or indoor setting whilst enjoying the food & wine from the valley. There are a variety of platter boards that can be shared and enjoyed throughout the day. Perfect for any occasion.

Xmas in July with Ike Moriz at the Masque Theatre
It’s that time of year again – time to huddle together with good friends, good music and good food to fend off the winter blues! SA’s No.1 crooner Ike Moriz is coming to town with a big bag filled with heart warming tunes to get your feet tapping and dancing. After his big ‘Love Swings’ show in March, Ike returns with his popular swing, jazz, latin and pop tunes from his 18 CD releases (www.ikemoriz.com) – including his brand new release ‘Gold Rush’!

Monday 3 July 2017
Monday Night Magic at Cape Town Magic Club

Come enjoy the magic & wonder with your
Host: Alan Marriott
Feature Act: Jamian Fortune
Guest Act – Late Show Only: Diva Disaster (Burlesque : Adults Only!)
Headline Act: Russell Fox
[Image courtesy of Cape Town Magic Club]

Etymotic Mondays Poetry Jam Session
The platform is one (1) year old on 5 June. The platform for the arts artists original conscious content artistic collaboration sharing our inherent gifts love and light.

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

Karaoke every Monday at Beerhouse
1st beer, 2nd beer, 3rd beer, 4th beer…..eventually we are all good singers! Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night from 9PM!! We promise, we won’t judge
[Image courtesy of Beerhouse]

Tuesday 4 July 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 Tuesdays1_blog
[Image courtesy of Dizzys Camps Bay]

Quiz NightThe Forex Bar
A single weak link in a Quiz team can potentially squander the title! Choose your team mates wisely. Free shots, spot prizes and a R200 bar tab up for grabs! Quizzing starts
at 20:00 so be sure to pull in early.

Beer School
If you’ve ever wondered about the origins of the magical amber liquid you love so much, Beerhouse is offering you the chance to find out all about beer…..for FREE!!
Join our weekly Beer School for free tasting and discussion about the brewing process, beer styles and the difference between good and bad beer.
Beer School
[Image courtesy of Beerhouse]

Tuesday’s with The Rivertones at Plant
Every Tuesday evening we celebrate #raggae and up the vibe at Plant. Join us for a fun night with The Rivertones and a delicious #plantstrong meal with your favourite drink.
[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 with the Amazing Beerhouse Pub Quiz from 7PM, hosted by OMG Quiz Nights. Cool prizes to be won, including a R500 Beerhouse voucher. R40 Cover Charge.
[Image courtesy of Beerhouse]

Grounding sessions | Let’s get grounded! Fill your Tuesday with poetry & music. Featured artists + Open Mic. 8 PM at The Drawing Room Café
[Image courtesy of Grounding Sessions]

Wednesday 5 July 2017
Earth Fair Market Tokai | Open every Wednesday 3-8pm | Expect to find good local artisanal products, great activities for the kids and a wonderful vibey atmosphere to enjoy.

Earth Fair Market 1
[Image courtesy of Earth Fair Market]

OMG Quiz Night has crash landed their trivia machine right into the belly of Alexander Bar.

Beerhouse Comedy Club
Chase away the mid week blues at the #BeerhouseComedyClub from 8.30PM! Kolping Mbumba Comedy presents a killer super funny line up. R40 Cover Charge
[Image courtesy of Beerhouse]

Beer & Wine Wednesday at Jack Black Beer
We are going all out for Beer & Wine Wednesday in partnership with Beau Constantia. This time round we will have 4 courses on offer paired with some amazing wines, beer & gin for R270pp.
[Image courtesy of Jack Black Beer]

Contact Improvisation Jams – Wednesdays from 7 – 9pm
Weekly Contact Improv jams take place, either to live music or ‘silent’ under the leadership of Thalia Laric. A steady group of approximately 10 contact improv dancers meet. If you would like to attend, pop in just before 7pm.

Events on numerous days and running for an extended period:

Winter Wonderland – Gordon’s Bay
Come join us for music, markets and merrymaking! Bring the whole family for a day of fun, excitement, fantastic food from all over the world, art and crafts, interesting toys for dad, competitions, our fantastic new Winter Palace with snow and the fun fair.
[Image courtesy of Winter Wonderland]

Constantiaberg Holiday Club
Kingdom Rock! | Where kids stand strong for God.

Taste of Tyger Valley | 30 June to 1 July 2017
Join us for the first Taste of Tyger Valley Wine Festival on Friday, 30 June from 17h00-21h00 and Saturday, 1 July from 14h00-19h00 in the Arena, which is easily accessible from the underground parking Entrance 3.

With 20 wineries offering their wares ranging from pot-stilled brandy, fortifieds like Jerepigo, Port and Muscadel, right through to some serious Reds and full-bodied Whites, the event will suit every palate and wallet, as most of the tasting items are also for sale to take home.

Book Lounge 
Various book launches takes place weekly as an independent book shop in the heart of Cape Town be sure to be assisted by a passionate team, serving great coffee and the good selection of fantastic books.

V&A Waterfront hosts various events, from exhibitions, to live music and more, to see a full list of events have a look at their event listings here.

Quay 4 | Events and live music line up can be viewed here.

KWV Sound Stage | Bay Harbour Market
Fri 30 June: Mark Haze
July line up to be posted soon. 

Alma Cafe posts their events as the week progresses.

Oroboros Tapas Bar events line up can be found here.

The Striped Horse lists their events on Facebook.

Cafe Roux Sessions | Noordhoek and Cape Town
Showcasing our country’s biggest, as well as new up-and-coming bands, musicians & comedians in such an intimate & personal setting. Café Roux Sessions encompass the collective passions: world class music, great food, wonderful wine…all shared with people you really enjoy!
[Image courtesy of Cafe Roux]

Jack Black Beer list of events can be seen here.

Grandwest CasinoLive bands every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Start off your weekend on the right note at Jackson Hall and get your dose of DJ and live entertainment. Their live band covers some of the best known Jazz Standards as well as some newer popular songs.

Mercury Live Cape Town events line up on their Facebook page.


Theatre on the Bay
EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT and the Kaktus of Separate Development| 20 June – 1 July 2017
Assisted by visual aids reflecting a familiar terrain of history, from the arrival of a small Dutch ship called the Drommedaris to the coronation of a former political prisoner called Madiba, EVITA will take her audience on a unique great trek as she follows the journey of the Kaktus of Separate Development (Kaktaceae Apartica) from its arrival in 1652 to its reinvention in 1994 – right up to the headlines of today.
[Image courtesy of Theatre On The Bay]?

The Echo of A Noise – A One Man Memoir | 4 – 15 July 2017
“This is just Pieter-Dirk Uys speaking and he opens his heart and talks about his private and public life. He leads you into his inner sanctuary, takes you through our history and shows us where what is public and private meet. Uys was and still is a voice in the wilderness. He remains a master storyteller who can make as much fun of himself as he does with the others who get a lashing from his sharp tongue. …and the standing ovation was thunderous. Laetitia Pople – Die Burger (translated)

Baxter Theatre
27 June – 8 July 2017 | iChameleon

Award winning actor-comic-musician Sné Dladla possesses an irresistible charm and raw talent. (Also, when we say “award winning”, we mean it. Two Fleur du Caps – best supporting actor and best actor in a musical – a National Arts Festival Ovation Award, plus a certificate for placing joint third in the grade two three legged race).
[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

7 June – 8 July 2017 | Suddenly The Storm
On the outer reaches of the Far East Rand, at the home of an ageing ex-cop Dwayne (played by Slabolepszy) and his much younger wife Shanell (Charmaine Weir-Smith), a storm is brooding. What starts out as a smouldering dark comedy, suddenly turns into a roller-coaster ride of startling revelations … of rage and recrimination … of intrigue and suspense … before the storm finally breaks.
[Image courtesy of Baxter Theatre]

28 June 2017 | Morning Melodies UCT Big Band
The UCT Big Band is a 17-piece group in the tradition of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and the great bands of the Swing Era. The band plays a wide variety of big band jazz and popular material from classic swing to the most contemporary ensemble music of today, with Latin and indigenous South African music also featuring strongly.

3 – 8 July 2017 | Pinocchio 
The Lilliput Children’s Theatre Company’s most popular show, Pinocchio, is based on the original Carlo Collodi classic of the little wooden puppet who has to prove himself to be honest and trustworthy before he can become a real live boy, with help and guidance from Jiminy Cricket and the Blue Fairy.

Cape Town Barnyard
Blame it on the Boogie | until 9 July 2017
Prepare yourself for the 70s party of the century at Cape Town Barnyard! Put on your boogie shoes and get ready to be transported to a decade where you danced and partied like there was no tomorrow with songs such as Love Is In The Air, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Hot Stuff, Ma Baker, Disco Inferno, Mamma Mia, Kung Fu Fighting, Le Freak, Celebration and Boogie Wonderland to name but a few!
[Image courtesy of Cape Town Barnyard]

Galloway Theatre
‘Crown’ & ‘Bus Bingo’
The CityVarsity Acting for Camera department presents an exciting new double-bill.

Both original productions are written, directed and performed by third year Acting students.

Alexander Bar
Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid in Cabaret | 26 – 28 June 2017
Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid, the shameless duo who brazenly made lemonade out of Drumpf & charmed audiences into the Alexander Bar with their show This is not America in January, are back by popular demand with their ever-adapting comedy, songs, wit and charm.

Improguise presents Pop-Up Improv | 28 – 29 June and 1 July 2017
With over 20 years of improv experience and a huge repertoire of improv styles and formats, ImproGuise, Cape Town’s wildly popular Improv troupe, brings you Pop-Up Improv, 3 favourite formats nominated by 3 of your favourite improvisers.

Cheers to Sarajevo | 26 June – 8 July 2017
At the dawn of the Yugoslavian war, a South African photo journalist records a soon to be taboo love affair between a Serbian man and a Bosnian woman. A love affair that has blossomed from the bud of a childhood friendship. But can love survive war? Can friendship survive Sarajevo?

Artscape Theatre Centre
Situated in the heart of the mother city, the Artscape Theatre Centre brings you the highest level of artistic excellence in all aspects of performing arts for more than four decades!


The Greatest Love Of All – The Whitney Houston Show | 21 June – 16 July 2017
Starring the breathtaking voice of Belinda Davids live on stage with full band, dancers and theatrical effects, this show is both a brilliant tribute and a spectacular concert experience in its own right.

Chrysalis Academy Exhibition | 5 June – 3 July 2017
An exhibition to showcase the work done by the Chrysalis Academy, a youth development organisation which empowers young people to take responsibility for their personal growth.

Masque Theatre
30 June – 1 July and 5 – 8 July 2017 | Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Bronte. Adapted for the stage by Alastair Duff, this script follows the original story very closely and brings Bronte’s pages to life.

5 – 8 July 2017 | Jacques le Sueur : Magic Show
Dubbed “Africa’s Master Magician” by the Congolese Government, Jacques le Sueur has entertained around the world, from corporate dinners in Europe to theme parks in Korea. His recent projects include shows for children in need around the African continent, and he has even entertained child soldiers in Central Africa.

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

Jamrock Theatre | Performance Art Theatre in Brackenfell

Cathy and the Trolley Dollies on at Gate 69 until 29 June 17

[Image courtesy of Gate 69]

Labia Theatre | Old School Cinema on Orange Street

Canal Walk’s Peter Pan in association with Toys R Us
Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, and the Darling children will transport theatre-goers to the magical Neverland. The young, and the young at heart, will be entranced by the mysterious mermaids from Mermaid Lagoon; the beautiful Indian Princess Tiger Lily and her brave, Panther; the fun loving Lost Boys and the oh so evil Captain Hook. Not forgetting his band of pirates aboard the Jolly Roger, who will lower anchor for some adventure at the Canal Walk Theatre.
[Image courtesy of Canal Walk]

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
Chavonnes Battery Museum
Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017

50 intriguing images in 10 categories, 3 exclusively British Waters, with underwater behavior and two new categories for Portrait and Compact, 100 finalists were selected from 20 countries including South Africa, Mexico, Finland, Indonesia, Egypt, Sudan, Norway, Canada, France, Italy and the UK.
[Image courtesy Chavonnes Battery Museum]

The Cape Gallery | 1st June – 1st July 2017
Dream now, dream not | The annual Winter Solstice exhibition
[Image courtesy of The Cape Gallery]

The Drawing Room Cafe ‘A Place Between’ by Jess Bosworth Smith | until 8 July 2017
A Place Between explores the shifting reality that we know is true, and a fictional reality that is only glimpsed in our peripheral vision; a reality which is populated by strange beings who dissolve and reconfigure endlessly.

[Image courtesy of The Drawing Room Cafe]

Progress Preserved by Art of Brother Launch | Worldart | 1 – 29 June 2017
In their latest exhibition, Cape Town based arts collective Art of Brother takes us into ‘Future Africa’ where technology has had a major impact on the continent.
[Image courtesy of Worldart]

Eclectica Contemporary
Redemptive Beauty: group exhibition and The Rape, a solo exhibition by Sorrel Hofmann, are on display until the 07 July 2017!18767565_1478666448821720_4925757915389758320_n
[Image courtesy of Eclectica Contemporary]

How long is forever? | Abe Opperman Gallery 2 February 2017 to 31 July 2017
[Image courtesy of Abe Opperman Gallery]


Incredible Illusions 3D Art Expo – Great World Exhibitions
From 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]

99 Loop Gallery
Untitled 4.99 | 1 June – 15 July 2017
Annual winter group exhibition showcases new work by our artists, plus a range of new talent.
99 Loop
[Image courtesy of 99 Loop]

SATURN RETURN | A solo exhibition by KIRSTEN SIMS | 21 JUNE – 29 JULY 2017
Kirsten Sims’s solo shows are an expression of where she is in her life. At the time of her first solo show, Middle of Nowhere, she had graduated from her Honours degree and left Stellenbosch to move to Cape Town. With her first solo show behind her, You Are Here marked a period of making a home in Cape Town and becoming more established in her career.
[Image courtesy of Salon91 Contemporary Art Collection]

The South African Print Gallery
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ALBUSCavalli Estate until 9 July 2017
A solo exhibition by Justin Dingwall.
[Image courtesy of Justin Dingwall and Cavalli Estate]

Solo Exhibitions Opening | SMAC Gallery |27 May to 1 July 2017
Ruann Coleman | Certain Lengths & Wallen Mapondera | Tsananguro / Clarifications

Iziko Museums has the following events/exhibitions:
Iziko Slave Lodge 
Until 31 December 2017 | Material women? The shweshwe story
By means of costumes, accessories and contextual images, this exhibition traces the origins of isishweshwe cloth from its roots as a trade item in Asia and Europe, to its establishment as a much-loved southern African material icon.

Until 28 February 2018 | Through Positive Eyes is an exhibition which builds on the work of South African photographer Gideon Mendel, harnessing the power of the arts to banish HIV stigma.

Iziko South African National Gallery
Until 15 December 2017 | At Face Value
While most portraits focus on the face, others reveal more about the environment and social relationships, especially between an artist and a sitter.

Until 31 July 2017 | Magic of Asian Puppets
Asian theatre puppets are an expression of the richness of Asia’s performing arts. The over 100 string, rod, hand and shadow puppets featured on this exhibition have survived the centuries, during which the puppet theatre has been a veritable living encyclopedia of Asian life and culture.

1 June until 11 August 2017 | Art and Music Centres Showcase Exhibition
The Art and Music Centres of the Western Cape Education Department will use an exhibition space in the Iziko South African National Gallery, Annexe for a showcase exhibition of learners work.

22 June until 1 October 2017 | Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands
The Iziko South African National Gallery together with the District Six Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition by Lionel Davis. The anti-Apartheid activist and artist will be displaying his work at an exhibition titled, Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands which comprises of work which echoes the country’s political and cultural shifts, whilst keeping the memory of his life in District Six alive.

Iziko South African Museum
Until 31 December 2017 | Crossing the Ecoline
Between the atmosphere and the ocean – at the point where the absorption of carbon dioxide takes place – is the “ecoline”. This is where two environments interconnect.

The Bo-Kaap Museum, situated in the historic area that became home to many Muslims and freed slaves after the abolition of slavery, showcases local Islamic culture and heritage.

Groot Constantia Manor House with its exhibition of furniture, paintings, textiles, ceramics, brass, and copperware, provides an insight into the life of a successful 18th to late 19th century Cape farmer.

Koopmans-de Wet House
This house museum is furnished as a home for a well-to-do Cape family during the late 18th Century. It houses some of the best pieces of Cape furniture and silver in the country, in addition to a priceless collection of ceramics.

The Iziko Maritime Centre features an overview of shipping in Cape Town, and the earliest existing model of Table Bay harbour, completed in 1885 by prisoners and warders of Breakwater Prison, forms part of the exhibitions.

The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome, one of only 6 fully fledged planetaria on the African Continent, brings the most advanced digital visualisation technology to Cape Town.

Rust en Vreugd was built as a home for Willem Cornelis Boers, a high-ranking official of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) known as a fiscal, around 1777–1778.

Social History Centre
After a three-year programme of renovation and extension of the National Mutual Building on Church Square, it was handed back to Iziko during a media preview event held on International Museum Day, 18 May 2010.

Wishing you lots of fun and adventures as you enjoy our city’s events!

If you have experienced any of the events listed do leave a comment or share it with us on our Facebook page, until next week have fun and be safe.


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