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30 Aug 2019 00:00
Art and about: Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture by William Kentridge is on in Cape Town. (Supplied)
The Music Imbizo: This music conference brings various stakeholders in the music industry together to network and map out a way forward for music across the continent. All are welcome to showcase their talents, network and share expertise.
Details: The event takes place until August 31 at Moses Mabhida Stadium, 44 Isaiah Ntshangase Road, Stamford Hill, Durban. www.webticket.co.za. For more information visit www.mmstadium.com or call 031 582 8242
PMB Gin & Tonic Festival: Like the Fitch & Leeds Gin & Tonic Fest, this is one of many niche gin festivals happening in South Africa right now. Pull through to learn more about gin regarding garnishes, beverages and meals to pair it with along with the wide selection that is available of local and international brands. Details: The festival takes place on August 31 at the Golden Horse Casino, 45 New England Road Petermaritzburg. Tickets cost R140 to R180 and can be purchased from www.webticket.co.za. For more information visit www.goldenhorse.co.za
The Power of Loss & Gain: In this exhibition painter Hermine Spies Coleman paints over existing his paintings in an act to showcase the discomfort that comes with letting go to gain something new. Details: The exhibition takes place until 15 September at the Tatham Art Gallery, 177 Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg. Entry is free. For more information visit www.tatham.org.za
The Chocolate Festival: Treat the family to a day of chocolate coated fun at this year’s chocolate festival where you can expect macaroons, brownies, doughnut, ice-cream, candyfloss and more. Details: The festival takes place on August 31 at the Woodmill Lifestyle Centre, Vredenburg Road, Devonvallei, Stellenbosch. Tickets cost R50 to R180 and can be purchased from www.webticket.co.za. For more information email email@example.com or call 083 755 2877
Why Should I Hesitate? — Sculpture: Curated by Karel Nel, Owen Martin, Talia Naicker and Vicky Lekone this exhibition showcases three-dimensional works made by William Kentridge in the past 19 years. It is the first showcase to exhibit his output as a sculptor. Details: The exhibition takes place until March 1 2020 at the Norval Foundation, 4 Steenberg Road, Steenberg Estate. Entry is R180. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.norvalfoundation.org or call +27 87 654 5900
Maboneng Night Walk: Start your weekend by exploring the city with an evening of fine dining and a night walk in the heart of Maboneng. Details: The walk takes place on August 30 starting at the Curiocity Backpackers, 302 Fox Street. Tickets cost R400. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.curiocitybackpackers.com.
The Mother of all Eating: Written by Zakes Mda, this stage play exposes the consequences of greed and corruption in the absence of whistle blowing. Details: The play will be shown until September 1 at the Pop Art Centre, 286 Fox Street, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R120 to R140. For more information or to book tickets visit popartcentre.co.za
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