The Weekend Guide

Following an artist residency and tour in Switzerland and the States Thandi Ntuli will be performing this weekend. (Madelene Cronje)

Following an artist residency and tour in Switzerland and the States Thandi Ntuli will be performing this weekend. (Madelene Cronje)

Red Bull Shay’ imoto: Come witness twelve of South Africa’s high-profile spinners go head-to-head in a battle toward winning the first Red Bull Shay’ Imoto championship crown. Details: The event takes place on October 19 at Wheelz N Smoke, Kliprivier Drive, Johannesburg South. Tickets cost R100.
For more information or to book tickets visit www.redbull.com

Until Love Makes Sense: Fine artist Layziehound Coka depicts his struggle with the idea of love and how it unfolds through monogamy, intimacy, compromise, communication and constant negotiations. Details: The exhibition takes place until October 19 at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, 17, Lower Park Drive, Corner Kerry Road, Parkview. Entry is free.  For more information visit www.alliance.org.za

Entropy: This group exhibition takes a look at society’s gradual decline into disorder. Featured artists include Bruce Mackay, Heidi Fourie, Jeanne Hoffman, Paul Senyol and Tendai Mupita. Details: The group exhibition takes place until October 26 at Salon 91, 91 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town. Entry is free. For more information visit www.salon91.co.za or call 021 424 6930.

Welcome to Frontier Country: This will be Simon Gush’s first solo exhibition in Cape Town since 2013. With the story of a church in Salem in the Eastern Cape as his starting point, Gush has grown the narrative into a living reference about land claims, migration, dispossession and capitalism in South Africa. Details: The exhibition takes place until November 23 at Stevenson, Ground Floor Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. For more information visit www.stevenson.info

Cooking masterclass at Capsicum: Spend your weekend learning cooking and baking secrets from some of South Africa’s leading chefs. Details: The masterclass takes place on October 19 at the Capsicum Culinary Studio, 263 Victoria Road, Salt River, Cape Town. Tickets cost R795 and can be purchased from www.quicket.co.za. For more information visit www.capsicumcooking.com or call 021 442 0600

Yfm Lyfe: Celebrate YFM’s birthday month at the Time Square in Pretoria. Patrons can expect performances from the likes of Aka, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Riky Rick, Boity, Nadia Nakai and Sho Madjozi. Details: The party takes place on October 19 at Time Square, 209 Aramist Avenue, Menlyn, Pretoria. Tickets cost R150 to R350 and can be purchased from Computicket. For more information visit www.yfm.co.za

Artist Proof Studio exhibition: Since its inception in 1991 Artist Proof Studio has welcomed dialogue and collaboration. The printmaking studio continues to promote social cohesion, diversity and artist skills development. To celebrate this they are showing works from the likes of Mario Soares, Sizwe Khoza, Lindo Zwane, Thandi Khumalo and Mandlenkosi Mavengere. Details: The exhibition takes place until October 23 at the Pretoria Arts Association, 173 Mackie Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria. Entry is free. For more information visit www.artspta.co.za

Thandi Ntuli: Following an artist residency and tour in Switzerland and the States, Thandi Ntuli is back home. She will take to the stage at the Untitled Basement. Ntuli will be joined by Mthunzi Mvubu (flute & alt sax), Sthembiso Bhengu (trumpet), Keenan Ahrends (guitar), Shane Cooper (bass) and Sphelelo Mazibuko (drums). Details: The performances take place on October 18 and 19 at the Untitled Basement, 7 Reserve Street, Braamfontein. Tickets cost R180 from www.quicket.co.zaor at the door for R240. For more information call 011 339 1647

The Shameless Band: With a sound that has been described as indigenous rock from Soweto, the band will take to the stage this weekend. Details: Their performance takes place on October 18 at Roving Bantu Kitchen, 125 Caroline Street, Brixton, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R50 at the door. For more information visit rovingbantu.co.za/ or call 072 223 2648

Kopano album launch: Join Thami Mahlangu (tenor saxophone), Godfrey Mntambo (alto sax), Josh Mokoena (piano), Tshiamo Nkoane (drums) and Angus Hardcastle (bass) in launching their collective album. Details: Their launch takes place on October 19 at Roving Bantu Kitchen, 125 Caroline Street, Brixton, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R50 at the door. For more information visit rovingbantu.co.za/ or call 072 223 2648

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