The Weekend Guide
Snaps: The photos of Daniel “Kgomo” Morolong: In the 1950s and 1960s, Daniel Morolong was a jazz musician and portrait photographer. His images reflected what everyday life was like for black people in the urban residential areas of East London.
Details: The exhibition runs until October 6 at Everard Read, Circa, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.
For more information visit everard-read-capetown.co.za
You Fool How Can the Sky Fall: Written by Zakes Mda, the play was first staged after the elections in 1994. Directed by James Ngcobo, You Fool How Can the Sky Fall satirically asks what would happen if a new democracy degenerated into a dictatorship. Details: The 90-minute production is on until October 28 at the Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana Street, Newtown, Johannesburg. Tickets range from R90 to R150 from webtickets.co.za or at the door. For more information visit markettheatre.co.za
rAge Expo: The annual video gaming, technology and gadget get-together for all techno-enthusiasts takes place this weekend. Details: From October 5 to 7 at the TicketPro Dome, corner of Northumberland Road and Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg. Day tickets go for R150 and weekend passes cost R300. Tickets are available at the venue and from online.computicket.com. For more information visit ticketprodome.co.za
Soweto Food Truck Festival: Foodies in Soweto can expect an array of gourmet foods and desserts prepared in food trucks by local people. Details: The festival will take place on October 6 from 10am to midnight at Mofolo Park, 1209 Mzilikazi Street, Dube, Soweto. Tickets go for R100 for adults and R50 for children under the age of 16. To purchase tickets go to webtickets.co.za
Buzani Ku Bawo: In this isiXhosa production, adapted and directed by Thokozile Ntshinga, the clash between changing values and norms looks at how family conflict can take place. Details: The production is on until October 6 at the Artscape Theatre Centre, DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001. Tickets are R80 from Computicket. For more information visit artscape.co.za
Say Cheese! Artisanal Cheese Fair: Cheese lovers get to taste, buy and learn about local and imported cheese and cheese complements such as olives, bread, wines and cured meats. Details: The fair will take place on October 6 to 7 at the Italian Club of Cape Town, Donegal Street, Rugby. Tickets are available from webtickets.co.za and cost R95. For more information visit icct.co.za
Eshayamoya Spring Steam train ride: Catch a train to the Ngwangwana River for a picnic.Take food and drinks, binoculars, hiking boots, bird books, fishing rods and swimming costumes. Details: The ride takes place on October 7 from 10am to 3pm. The train departs from Creighton station in KwaZulu-Natal.Tickets range from R220 to R300, depending on your coach of choice. For more information or to book, email [email protected]