The best spots to check out this week

2018-03-25 00:00 - Phumlani S Langa
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(Photo: Somizi, Supplied)

PRETORIA

LIVE RECORDING

Justice Sunduza: You Are My Everything

Atterbury Theatre, Lynwood

March 31, 6pm

R150 to R350 at computicket.com

Gospel artist Justice Sunduza has been in the industry for years and will finally be recording his first live DVD. Sunduza will be summing up his journey with God over the past years, which he has titled You Are My Everything.

MUSIC AND FASHION

Sosha Music and Fashion Eggstravaganza

Giant Stadium, Soshanguve

March 31, from 12:00

R200 to R400 at computicket.com

Hosted by Somizi, this event aims to bring music and fashion together in a gorgeous outdoor setting. It would not be complete without a little gourmet food from local chefs. The artist line-up includes Amanda Black, Black Motion and Kwesta. This should be a good one.

CHILL SESSION

First Annual Shorts and Shades In The Pool

Pats Garden Phola, Hammanskraal

March 31, from 10am

R30 to R50 entrance. Check the event’s Facebook page for more info

This is quite a simple dress code to adhere to, not to mention the season to do this is fast coming to an end. Make the most of it while you can at this chilled session of music and cool peeps.

ELSEWHERE

DURBAN

Beacon Easter Eggsplorer

Durban Botanic Gardens

March 31 and April 1

R20 to R85 at webtickets.co.za

It’s that time of year again! I know you miss hunting for chocolate eggs. Treat the kids to a professional hunting mission they won’t soon forget.

CAPE TOWN

South African International Tattoo Convention

The Lookout, V&A Waterfront

March 25, from 11am

R240 at southafricantattooconvention.com

The second instalment of this convention will be bigger and better than last year. This year, it will host 80 of the world’s most reputable and highly regarded tattoo artists. Check out new styles and techniques, and maybe even add to your pieces.

CAPE TOWN

The Funderland Family Festival

Grand West Casino

March 28 to April 7

R200 to R500 at computicket.com

This unique 11-day event creates a magical world of fun activities, shows and demonstrations, competitions and games to delight and amaze the entire family. The show will go on to tour throughout the country later in the year, so people far and wide will be able to join in the fun. Part of the exciting line-up for Funderland includes FunderTalent, the largest national talent search competition in the country. It’s open to everyone, is easy to enter and unbiased.

SOWETO

MUSIC FEST

Soweto Camp Festival

Mzilikazi Street, Mofolo Park

March 30 to April 1

R100 to R400 at computicket.com

There aren’t many things better than a young music festival. You can camp out and catch sets by Black Motion, DJ Tira and Pro. There will also be a surprise act and more than just a few things for you to enjoy in between.

POOL PARTY

Sundowners Pool Party

Rubycon Pub and Restaurant, Meadowlands

March 31, from 12pm

R100 to R1 000 at tickipay.com

Toast the end of the month in style. Expect good music, some tasty treats and good company. Bring your dancing shoes.

LIVE MUSIC

It’s Personal with Sibusile Xaba

Soweto Theatre

March 30, 8pm

R130 at sowetotheatre.com

Part acoustic guitar visionary, part urban mythologist, Sibusile Xaba’s improvisational style hints at maskandi, while also shrinking the middle passage to connect jazz to its precolonial antecedents.

JOBURG

WOMXN CELEBRATION

King Tha Day

Newtown Music Factory, Newtown

March 31, from 4pm

R250 at quicket.co.za

March 31 is Thandiswa Mazwai’s birthday and she wants all her sisters to celebrate with her. The programme will kick off at 4pm with a market, talks and poetry in the small venue. Speakers include author and professor Pumla Dineo Gqola, lesbian activist and filmmaker Bev Ditsie, and Mail & Guardian arts editor Milisuthando Bongela. Sorry dudes, this event is only for womxn.

FAMILY EXPO

Rand Show

Nasrec Expo Centre

March 30 to April 8

R10 to R150 at computicket.com

This annual 10-day event with all sorts of exhibitions is an Easter weekend must-do. There will be entertainment for the whole family, with stands for kids, sports, lifestyle and tech. Of course there’ll be food and many surprises.

MUSICAL

Hedwig and The Angry Inch

Pieter Toerien Main Theatre, Montecasino

Until April 1

R100 to R350 at computicket.com

After a sold-out run in Cape Town, this award-winning punk rock musical is now showing in the City of Gold. This musical production follows Hedwig and her roadie husband, and their experiences of playing with their band, The Angry Inch.

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