Cape Town - Joburg is the place to be this weekend
with a great variety of fun events. Whether you're looking for something jazzy,
something spooky or just plain thrilling - Jozi has it all this weekend
SEE: Thandi Ntuli: Exiled at The Orbit.
With themes such as society, spirituality and love - Thandi Ntuli’s
second musical offering - expect tingling sensation and smooth jazz
compositions all night long at The Orbit. Tickets are available for R150 and
students (with valid student cards) pay half price. The Orbit advises booking
in advance by contacting them on 011 339 6645 / 081 534 2867 or sending
them an email at email@example.com
DO: Perhaps you want something that’s equal parts
spooky and playful. If that is the case head on down to Saw Friday 13th Night at Madison
Avenue Rivonia. Jason, Freddy, mummy or plain old sexy bunny - dress
up in full Halloween attire and head on down to what’s sure to be an epic
Friday the 13th party. The party runs from 20:00 to 04:00. The cover charge is
R50 before 22:00.
TASTE: Try a bit of everything at Food Truck Fridays at the Design
Quarter. Head on down and delight at the amazing array of food being
prepared and savour the local craft beers and craft gin. Live music will be on
hand to keep you entertained and energised. For more information and tickets
follow this link.
EXPLORE: Bollywood night at the Weekend Market. Head on
over to the Weekend Market and catch a screening of
Chennai Express. Get there early so you can browse the wares at the flea market
before the show starts. There is also a food court to help you ensure you’ve
got enough to snack on during the movie. Tickets are available here.
SEE: Joburg's premium
jazz venue The Orbit is turning four
SEE: Carlos Santana at Ticketpro
Dome. Legendary musician and Latin American Jazz icon is coming back
to South Africa for another round of concerts. If you are hearing the guitar in
your head right now or you have the sudden urge to start belting ‘Maria
Mariaaa!’, head on over to computicket and pick up some tickets
priced from R490 to R2995. The event starts at 20:00
DO: Treat your body like the temple it is and
learn a thing or two at the Kombucha Home Brew Workshop at Jacksons
Real Food Market. Find out what all the buzz about kombucha, and
probiotics, is and learn about how it can improve your health. The workshop
will give you all the knowledge you need to begin your homebrewing journey. For
more information and tickets, follow this link. The event runs from 09:00 to 10:30.
TASTE: Why not mix the thrill of being suspended 50
metres in the air with the pleasure of savouring a fine fillet with the fine
people of SkyDining at Higher Ground Restaurant? An unmistakably unique
dining experience, SkyDining is the perfect way to ensure a
memorable, and exclusive, meal with those you want to impress. Ticket prices
vary according to the time of day. For more information and
to make bookings follow this link.
EXPLORE: Artisan Market at Morningside at
Shopping Centre. Take a leisurely stroll and peruse the wares of the
various artisans at the market. The market is open from 09:00 to 16:00.
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SEE: Defending the Caveman at Parker's Comedy
& Jive. Prepare to laugh until it hurts as Tim Plewman gives us
a hilarious, alternative account of why men and women are so different. He does
this be going back in time - way back - to the time of hunter-gatherers.
Tickets are on sale for R150 and can be purchased at computicket. The show starts at 15:00.
DO: Check out the Carmen the Ballet at the Joburg Theatre. Enjoy the ballet as they play with themes
including immorality, lawlessness, passion and tragedy. Stars of Joburg Ballet,
supported by the full company, bring to life this timeless tale set to Bizet’s
music. Tickets are on sale at webtickets for R200 to R475.
TASTE: A selection of Asian-inspired street foods in
an authentic recreation of South-East Asian ambience with rock n roll in the
background a Saigon Suzy. Try the Wok Fried Calamari-
seasoned with pink peppercorns, chilli, lime, mint and coriander. Check out
their menu here and head on over to 144 Jan Smuts
Avenue, Unit 1 Parkwood Mansions, Parkwood. Saigon Suzy is open from 12:00 to
EXPLORE: Autumn at Sylvia's Market. Relax
and meander about at Sylvia's this
Sunday. With a variety of craft stalls and food stalls to keep you fed, your
Sunday is sure to be one of leisure-filled shopping. Sylvia's Market is
open from 10:00 to 16:00. The market is located at 59
Frederick Street, Observatory.