(Photo: Somizi, Supplied)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
It’s Personal with Sibusile Xaba
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.
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.
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.
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.