SORTED: The Gig Guide Like No Other

2017-11-05 00:00 - Phumlani S Langa
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Whether it’s a fun run with inflatable obstacles in Pretoria, yoga in Soweto or stirring choirs in Cape Town, Phumlani S Langa has you sorted in the gig guide like no other.

Johannesburg 

FOOD AND WINE

Slanghoek Wine Pairing

Come along and indulge in an exquisite five-course meal with Slanghoek wines to pair with the treats. Seats are limited.

Where: Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel

When: 07 November

Cost: R495 per head, book your table at info@kleinkaap.co.za

FOOD

Buffet Sunday: Hawaiian Summer Food & Wine Pairing

Come and experience a great à la carte menu featuring a starter, main course, dessert and a bottle of wine.

Where: Eyethu Lifestyle Centre

When: 05 November

Cost: Free entrance and R210 for a meal

HOUSE MUSIC

Sunday Soul Sessions

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday evening with T-Bose from Kaya FM, supported by DJ ­K-Deep, DJ Javas and other House deejays. Local beers and ciders will be selling for only R20, and imported beers cost only R30. There will also be a variety of meals, from braai favourites to Mozambican seafood.

Where: White City Lounge, Jabavu

When: 05 November

Cost: Free

YOGA SESSION

Kasi Yoga in the Park

This is wellness available for all. Speak to the instructor if you can’t afford the fee.

Where: Thokoza Park

When: Every Sunday until 10 December

Cost: R60 per person

HISTORY

Russian Revolution Centenary Festival

Head down to Newtown for a little reflection. Converse with students, workers, union and political leaders and commemorate this historical moment in time.

Where: Workers Museum, Newtown

When: 10 - 12 November

Cost: R100 to R200 at webtickets.co.za

LIVE MUSIC

Johnny Clegg and Friends: The Final Concert

The legend is performing his last concert in Joburg. Catch his beloved favourites brought to life in an enormous production. He’ll be joined on stage by the likes of the Soweto Gospel Choir, Sipho Mchunu, Tailor, Arno Carstens, Karen Zoid, DJ Kent and The Parlotones.

Where: Ticketpro Dome

When: 11 November

Cost: R250 to R775 at computicket.com

SNEAKER CONVENTION

This will be the first time this event is held on African soil. It’s regarded as one of the biggest events on the European sneaker circuit and is a chance to shop for rare merchandise, attend workshops and win prizes.

Where: The Sheds, 1 Fox Street

When: 11 November

Cost: R150 at quicket.co.za

Pretoria 

THEATRE

E’Toilet

Joli is a middle-aged single mother who cleans public toilets at a local taxi rank to provide for her family. She faces various challenges daily, but her biggest one is her rival, who will stop at nothing to get Joli out of the toilet and take over her job. Catch this local theatre production of a story that follows a different path.

Where: SA State Theatre

When: 08 - 09 November

Cost: R55 to R110 at computicket.com

FUN RUN

Gajiga Run: Sunset Inflatable Bounce

Go to the zoo for a unique and exciting fun run through seven massive inflatable obstacles across 5km in the Pretoria Zoo at sunset. Kids, families, mother-in-laws, the young at heart and the social weekend runners are all welcome. No water, no mud, no superhuman strength, no time restrictions, no colour powder – just pure fun.

Where: National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria Zoo

When: 11 November

Cost: R100 to R300 at entrytickets.net/gajiga18

CAPE TOWN

Gift of Voice Showcase

Listen as choirs of delightful young voices ring out across the amphitheatre. Featuring performances from 10 junior and senior choirs from primary schools around the Cape peninsula, the choirs will compete with the aim of winning R20 000 for their school.

Where: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre

When: 10 November

Cost: Free entrance 

DURBAN

Riaad Moosa: Life Begins

The good comedy doctor has turned 40 and finds himself wondering if this is the moment when life actually begins. Join him and find out.

Where: The Playhouse Company

When: 10 - 11 November

Cost: R150 to R250 at computicket.com 

RAMSGATE

Ramsgate Book and Art Festival 

Experience this community street festival with book and market stalls, and special events ranging from authors’ talks and art exhibitions to workshops, storytelling and poetry readings. 

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