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07 Jun 2019 00:00
Secret Sunrise yoga takes place on Durban’s beachfront on Saturday. (Amir Cohen/Reuters)
I am Trans: This play depicts a developing romantic relationship between a cisgender woman and a transgender man during his transition and uses it as a way to explore love in the queer community. Details: The play is on June 7 at the Baxter Theatre, Main Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town. Tickets cost R100 to R180 and can be purchased from Webtickets.
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Good & Evil: Known for breaking taboos and confronting subjects that many find controversial, Lady Skollie’s latest exhibition hones in on the violent nature of sex, lust, greed, consent and control. Details: The exhibition is on until July 6 at Circa, 2 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg. For more information visit their website.
Secret Sunrise yoga edition: Start your weekend by rolling out your yoga mat and taking part in a silent session while watching the sunrise on Durban’s beachfront. Details: The session is on June 8 at a venue which to be announced to all ticket holders 24 hours prior to the event. Tickets cost R100 and can be purchased from Quicket. Ticket price includes the provision of wireless headphones. For more information visit their website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cannabis Expo: Spend your weekend learning about the medicinal, agricultural, financial and lifestyle aspects of the cannabis industry through exhibitions, talks and workshops with entrepreneurs, farmers and health practitioners. The laws and permits governing cannabis growing permits will also be covered. Details: The expo runs from June 6 to 9 at the Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre, 1 Sibaya Drive, Umhlanga Rocks. Tickets cost R150 to R200 and can be purchased from Computicket. For more information visit their website.
Dinner Time Stories: Join Le Petit Chef as he uses culinary storytelling to take patrons on a journey of that follows the route taken by Marco Polo. The 3D technology projects the little chef cooking on your plate and table. Details: The event takes place until June 30 at the Faircity Quatermain Hotel, 60 West Road, Morningside, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R975 to R1 450 and can be purchased from Computicket. For more information visit their website
Qina: This musical, directed and choreographed by Given Chauke, with composition by Saxola Ketshetgane, explores the world’s current climate of negativity, dishonesty and betrayal by following the life of a young man who struggles with people pleasing. Qina is described as funny, energetic, entertaining and educational. Details: The production will be on until June 23 at The State Theatre, 320 Pretorius Street, Pretoria Central. Tickets cost R100 to R110 and can be purchased from Webtickets. For more information visit their website
Vegan Food Fair: The market offers an abundance of ready-made food, cosmetics and produce stalls — all vegan, of course. There’ll also be live music as well as entertainment for children. Details: The fair takes place on June 9 at Klitsgras Drumming, just off Garsfontein Road (M30). It’s about 26km south of Pretoria. Entry into the fair is free. For more information call Nina on 084 207 2914 or Henry on 072 187 2986 or visit their website.
The Brother Moves On: The Johannesburg-based ensemble is bringing its fusion of indie-township, Afro-jazz and dub-metal sound to Pretoria for a once-off concert this weekend. Details: The ensemble will perform on June 7 at The State Theatre. Tickets cost R150 and can be purchased from Webtickets. For more information visit their website.
Encounters South African International Documentary Festival: This year marks 21 years of showcasing compelling, strong narrative, prize-winning and award-nominated documentary films from across Africa and elsewhere. The festival is recognised as the continent’s premier non-fiction film festival. Details: The festival will take place from June 7 to 16 at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town. A special screening of Cold Case Hammarskjöld will be held at the Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education, 1 Batten Lane and Main Road, Mowbray. This is a free screening. For more information about what to expect from the festival and entry fees, visit their website.
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