The Weekend Guide
The Yellow Tour: Award-winning rapper Shane Eagle is on a national tour. Expect exclusive merchandise and hard copies of the album Yellow as well as the audiovisual experience.
Details: This leg of the tour will take place on September 29 at the Warehouse, 82 Hunter Street, South Beach, Durban.
Tickets cost R200 and are available from webtickets.co.za
Durban Street Food Festival: Get a taste from the melting pot of flavours, cultures, sights, entertainment, fashion and people that Durban has to offer at the city’s annual food festival. Details: The festival will take place from September 28 to 30 at the Umhlanga Centre, 189 Ridge Road, Umhlanga Rocks. Tickets range from R30 to R65 and can be bought from quicket.co.za. For more information visit umhlangacentre.co.za
iThongo Lam by DJ InviZAble: This is an Afro-futurism exhibition of photographs of performance artist DJ InviZAble by Chris Saunders, Nadege Sanz, Rooiwolf, Jonathan Ferreira and Rowan Pybus. Details: This show is on until October 6 at Everard Read —Circa, 3 Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. For more information visit everard-read-capetown.co.za
The Jozi Film Festival: This year the festival includes the following: Whispering Truth to Power, directed by Shameela Seedat; Supa Modo, directed by Likarion Wainaina; Salaelo Maredi, directed by Nkantu Luscious Dosi; JFF international short fiction films (Abu Adnan, Denmark; Facing Mecca, Switzerland; Cat Noir, Germany; and One Patty, Jamaica) and South African student films (Ko Ga Cherenyane, A Shot at Success, Izilwane and Junior). Details: The festival will take place from September 28 to 30 at The Bioscope, 286 Fox Street, Johannesburg.For the whole programme, go to jozifilmfestival.com. Tickets cost R50 and are available from thebioscope.co.za
Bantu: The stage production Bantu reflects on the writings, the terrible death and the legacy of Steve Biko, the co-founder of the Black Consciousness Movement. Details: The play will run until October 5 at the Joburg Theatre, corner of Simmonds Street and Stiemens Road, Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R50 and are available from the Joburg Theatre box office. For more information visit joburgtheatre.com
Marose: This production is the work of the Market Theatre Laboratory second-year students. Marose takes a humorous look at what black men are expected to be — breadwinners, physically strong and sexually skilled. The play won the Best Student Production award at this year’s National Arts Festival. Details: The play runs from September 27 to 30 at the Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana Street (previously Wolhuter), Newtown, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R90 and are available from the theatre’s box office. For more information visit markettheatre.co.za
Fashion Films (Season 01): The Zeitz MOCAA Fashion Institute is presenting a selection of three- to 10 minute experimental films curated by the museum’s Erica de Greef and fashion research assistant Lesiba Mabitsela. This first screening looks at the histories and landscapes left by colonialism and apartheid. Participants include photographer and filmmaker Tatjana Meirelles, interdisciplinary artist Quaid Queezy Heneke, fashion designer Chu Suwannapha. Details: The films will be shown on September 29 at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art, V&A Waterfront, Silo District, Cape Town. Seats are limited and an RSVP is required. For more information or to reserve seating visit zeitzmocaa.museum