The Weekend Guide

Dance some more: David Kramer’s musical Langarm is a love story about an interracial couple in the 1960s

Dance some more: David Kramer’s musical Langarm is a love story about an interracial couple in the 1960s

Langarm: Created by David Kramer, this musical takes a look at the love between an interracial ballroom dancing couple in the 1960s. Details: The show runs until December 31 at the Fugard Theatre, corner of Caledon and Lower Buitenkant streets, District Six, Cape Town. Tickets range from R160 to R260.
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A Decade of Seeing by Daniel Naudé: This exhibition is a careful selection of just 10 works taken over 10 years, from 2008 to 2018. These include: Animal Farm (2007-2012), Sightings of the Sacred: Cattle in Uganda, Madagascar and India (2012-2014), Bowerbirds’ bowers from the rain forests of Australia (2014) and Cattle of the Ages: Ankole Cattle in South Africa with President Cyril Ramaphosa (2017). Details: The exhibition is on until January 3 at Everard Read Circa, 3 Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. For more information visit

Abantu Book festival: Founded to promote black literature across the continent, the festival is now in its third year. This year those who attend will have the opportunity to be addressed by the likes of Dr Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Lebohang Masango, Tumelo Buthelezi, Lesego Semenya, Esinako Ndabeni, Sue Nyathi, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Details: The festival takes place from December 6 - 9 at the Eyethu Lifestyle Centre, 00651 Tshabalala Street, Mofolo Central, Soweto, 1801. Entry is free during the day and evening proceedings will be Jabulani’s Soweto Theatre from 18h00 with tickets costing R20 per programme slot. For more information visit

Storyteller: Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie poses during a photo session in Paris. Photo: Stephane De Sakutin/AFP

Eqhudeni: This is the story of a woman who must choose between marrying the love of her life or consenting to an arranged marriage that will alleviate her family’s poverty. Details: The play is on until December 16 at the Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana Street (previously Wolhuter), Johannesburg. Tickets range R70 to R150 and are available from For more information visit

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