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09 Mar 2018 00:00
The story tells of a student's determination to triumph, regardless of the financial and societal odds against her (State Theatre)
Jazz on the Hill with Somi: The concert features the United States-based jazz vocalist and songwriter Somi, who will perform with South African jazz musicians. She has performed on some of the biggest stages in the world and at the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz 2017 event.
Details: The Westcliff Four Seasons Hotel, 67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Westcliff, Johannesburg, on March 11 from 5pm.
The Art of Healing: Phansi Museum is hosting an exhibition that takes a closer look at ubungoma (divination) and the role of izangoma as healers and conduits to the spiritual world. On show will be beaded and embroidered textiles, mats, hairpieces and medicine containers. Details: Phansi Museum, 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood, Durban, until April 30. For more information call 031 206 2889 or visit phansi.com
Freedom: Directed by Aubrey Sekhabi, Freedom tells the story of Phindile, who is leading university protests. The story tells of her determination to triumph, regardless of the financial and societal odds against her. Details: State Theatre, 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria Central, until April 1. Tickets range from R90 to R180. For more information visit statetheatre.co.za
Sunday outdoor yoga: Consider a yoga session in the fresh air, blue skies and mountains around Lourensford Wine Estate near Somerset West. Mats will be provided but you can bring your own, along with water and sunscreen. Details: The yoga session takes place every Sunday, excluding holidays, from 9am to 10am. Meet in front of the estate’s lifestyle shop to register. Attendance costs R50. For more information visit lourensford.co.za
Mirage at POPArt: In their first stage collaboration, director Khutjo Green and actress Dineo Lusenga tackle the question: Why does society expect marriage to be everyone’s desire? Mirage is a comedy about the fabulous, stylish and independent serial maid of honour, Mandisa Sithole. While she is busy creating unforgettable weddings for her close friends and clientele, everyone around her, especially her nagging mother, wonder when her day will be. Details: PopArt Theatre, 286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg, until March 11. Tickets cost R100. For more information visit popartcentre.co.za
Meet Me at Dawn: The play is directed by Lesedi Job, the recipient of the 2017 Sophie Mgcina Best Emerging Voice award. Performed by Pamela Nomvete and Natasha Sutherland, two women wash up on a distant shore. The unfamiliar land is not what it seems and though they are together, they have never been further apart. The play explores the triumph of everyday love, the mystery of grief and the temptation to become lost in a fantasy that will never be. Details: The play runs from March 16 to April 15 at the Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana Street, Newtown, Johannesburg. To book visit webtickets.co.za
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