SA Insider: A turn up in the Mother City

2017-08-13 18:41
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In spirit of womanhood, we've got you covered on how to spoil the women in your life. 

And the best way to spoil them is by checking out Hermanuspietersfontein Food & Wine Market as this is  the place where local and international food and wine lovers meet this weekend, make reservation at the Kitchen at Maison Estate for cosy dinners around the fireplace as chef Arno Janse van Rensburg has pulled out all the stops to create a menu that will appease even the most demanding food connoisseur or prepare to enter a world of dazzling entertainment, featuring ‘world-class’ local 'Kaapse Klopse' performers at Rockwell Hotel. 

Friday, 18 August 

SEE:  99 Loop is delighted to be exhibiting a brand new series of paintings by established artist Clare Menck, which take a sideways glance at the past from 18:00 at no admission charges.

DO: Prepare to enter a world of dazzling entertainment, featuring ‘world-class’ local 'Kaapse Klopse' performers. This award-winning show will transport international and local guests of all ages into the vibrant world of District Six, through the adventures of the Kleintjies family at The Rockwell Hotel from 19:00 - 22:00 and cost are R480.

TASTE: The Bay Harbour Market is an eclectic stylish wonderland of exquisite art, craft, fashion, decor and music, complemented by the delicious aromas of food to tempt all senses. Open at 09:30 - 16:00 without no admission charges.           

EXPLORE: Lesbian winter camp is taking place this weekend 'til Sunday at Agulhas Nature Reserve for R250 per person per night. The full weekend must be booked as you cannot attend for one night only.    

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Saturday, 19 August 

SEE: The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along Hollywood Boulevard. Taking place at the Barnyard Theatre, the show will start at 20:00 and cost range from R100 - R180.

DO: Checking out South African melodic rock band from Bellville, aKING as they will be gracing Café Roux's stage from start at 20:30 at the cost of R140.

TASTE: Hermanuspietersfontein Food & Wine Market is the place where local and international food and wine lovers meet this Saturday with no admission fee of course.

EXPLORE: The Indigenous Orchestra Concert with Dizu Plaatjies will showcase the talents of 30 indigenous musicians and dancers alike at Artscape Theatre Centre from 19:30 and R80 gets you in.

SEE: #LoveSA: isiXhosa culture takes centre-stage at Artscape 

Sunday, 20 August

SEE: Check out Jake Gunn & Devin Smith on the Thirsty Oyster stage for a laid back Sunday afternoon starting at 16:00.

DO: Check out Cheryl Traub Adler's 'Analogue #V' exhibition inspired by Mount Analogue, the last unfinished novel by René Daumal and the idea that art and spirituality are deeply connected at Alliance Française du Cap‎ from 18:00 with an open bar.

TASTE: The Kitchen at Maison Estate invites you to for cosy dinners around the fireplace as chef Arno Janse van Rensburg has pulled out all the stops to create a menu that will appease even the most demanding food connoisseur. Cost ranges from R395 - R750.

EXPLORE: Zarah Cassim's forthcoming solo exhibition 'The Guise of Reality' develops her theme of encounters with the perception by evoking pictorial spaces derived from natural landscapes. The event takes place at Salon 91.

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