The Weekend Guide

For art’s sake:'Movements' by Ricky Dyaloyi, who will be showcasing at the Everard Read winter exhibition

For art’s sake:'Movements' by Ricky Dyaloyi, who will be showcasing at the Everard Read winter exhibition

Winter — a group exhibition: This group exhibition by Everard Read Cape Town brings patrons paintings and sculptures by artists including Skubalisto, Velaphi Mzimba, Sanell Aggenbach, Philip Barlow, Deborah Bell, Nic Blade and Ricky Dyaloyi. Details: The exhibition takes place until July 11 at Everard Read/Circa, 3 Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. For more information visit their website.

We House Sundays: This music event brings food, music and Sunday sundowners together to connect upcoming electronic music artists with music lovers.
Details: The next event takes place on June 16 at the ColorBox Studios, 3 Industry Street, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town. Tickets cost R100 and can be purchased from Webtickets. For more information visit their website or call 074 142 6359.

Capital Craft Beer Festival: The seventh annual beer festival brings beer lovers together with three music stages, 40 brewers, more than 200 beers on tap, 20 food stalls, educational stalls and a children’s area. The festival will also be screening the rugby. Details: The festival takes place on June 15 at the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens, 2 Cussonia Avenue, Brummeria, Pretoria. Tickets cost R140 to R200 and can be purchased from Plankton. For more information visit their website.

Ntsako wa Xibelani: 

Wa Faneri Wa Fika Kwala! by Phillemon Hlungwani (Everard Read) 

Phillemon Hlungwani depicts the xibelani, an outfit worn by Tsonga women during a time of celebration. The work not only celebrates the xibelani’s beauty but also its work as a uniform of unity and pride in Xitsonga culture. Hlungwani uses this body of work to continue his focus on women as symbols of power and protectors of culture. Details: The exhibition takes place until June 15 at Everard Read gallery, 2 and 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg. For more information visit their website.

Massive Nerve Corpus: Mikhael Subotzky’s provocative new work continues the artist’s need to unearth white masculinity, just as his 2016 film installation WYE made the white male psyche the subject of its anthropological curiosity. Details: The exhibition takes place until July 6 at Goodman Gallery, 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. For more information visit their website.

Green & Vegan pop-up dining: Karen Louise Fletcher and Patrick Knight invite you to one of their plant-based or vegan pop-up dinners. Beverages are not included but people are welcome to bring their own with no corkage fee. Details: The next dinner will take place on June 15 at Green Point Village, Clydebank Road, Green Point. Tickets cost R399 and can be purchased from Quicket. For more information email Karen at kfletch@mweb.co.za or text her on 083 293 5501.

Transgressing Power: 

Mistress of Obstacles by Usha Seejarim (SMAC Art Gallery)

This show brings three of Usha Seejarim’s evolving bodies of work together. Using pegs, broom heads and broomsticks, the artist gives utility poetic qualities in order to transform domestic mysticism into a language of wit, force and defiance. Details: The exhibition takes place until July 13 at Smac Art Gallery, 19 Keyes Avenue, Rosebank. For more information visit their website.

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