The most lit events this week

2018-03-11 00:00 - Phumlani S Langa
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The Sunday Vibe

News Cafe, Maponya Mall

March 18, 15:00

Free entrance, check the Facebook page for more info

It’s time to grab your mates and unwind. Kick back and enjoy the vibes provided by DJ Bongane, and dive into the stellar drinks and food menu. On every Sunday until June 18.


Woza Albert!

Soweto Theatre

March 11 to June 17 at 11:00, 15:00 and 20:00

R70 to R120 at

Catch this classic slice of South African theatre before the run ends. Written in 1981 by Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon, this is one of our best satirical anti-apartheid productions. If you haven’t seen it, stop playing yourself.


Yoga in the Park

Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers

March 17, 08:30

R30 per person. See the Facebook events page for more info

Prepare mentally and physically for the busy week ahead with a kundalini yoga session in the hood. Free kiddies’ session. Dress comfortably and bring a friend.



Autumn Walkies at the Pretoria Zoo – 4km or 8km

Pretoria Zoo

March 17, 08:00

R22 to R75 at

Bring the kids along for a little fresh air. Children under 13 who complete the 4km walk/run get a medal. Running may not be your speed, but a brisk walk never hurt anyone.


James Grace with Mexican guitarist Morgan Szymanski in concert

Brooklyn Theatre

March 17, 18:00

R100 to R160 at

Grace is one of South Africa’s leading classical artists and head of classical guitar studies at the University of Cape Town’s SA College of Music. Szymanski was born in Mexico City in 1979 and started playing the guitar at the age of six. He plays on a guitar made by Chinese master guitar luthier Yulong Guo. The programme will include works by Ferdinando Carulli, Francisco Tarrega and Manuel de Falla.

Park Acoustics and Pringles presents Jeremy Loops with Tresor and Friends

Voortrekker Monument

March 11, 10:00R155 to R195 at

Singer-songwriters Loops and Tresor have a fun-filled day lined up for you. There’ll be a main stage for all the music and a comedy stage for the laughs. Under 18's need to bring a parent.



Sisonke Xonti: Woordfees

37 Victoria Street, Stellenbosch

March 11, 20:00

R80 at

Presented by the Cape Town Music Academy and US Woordfees, it will feature decorated jazz musician Xonti along with El Corazon (Atiyyah Khan), who is co-founder of music collective Future Nostalgia.


Aqua – The Aussie Circus Spectacular

12 Inanda Road, Hillcrest

March 11 to 18

R150 to R450 at

Presented on a purpose-built water stage, this two-hour show blends traditional acrobatic cirque performances with the wet stuff. A talented cast of aerialists, illusionists, comedians and daredevils will delight and thrill you.


Iscathamiya Competition

The Playhouse Opera Theatre

March 17, 18:00

R80 at

This national competition celebrates the beloved art form of unaccompanied, traditional Zulu harmonious singing. The festival ends with a prize-giving ceremony on March 18.



Ray-Ban Reinvention On Air

Milk Bar, Keyes Avenue

March 15 and 16, 18:00

Free entrance. See the Facebook events page for more info

Catch the last two instalments of this refreshing event, which features eight artists over eight nights. The events are a tribute to the four iconic Ray-Ban frames. This week is all about the circular shape, with performances by Menzi XL and DBN Gogo. Rock your best frames and prepare for a jam. Hosted by Reason.


Joburg Afro-Latin Festival

Thirteen, Braamfontein

March 16 to 18

R700 to R1 500 at

A celebration of culture and of the rejuvenation of the inner city. This will be a day of dance, food and Afro-Latin vibrancy. Come and learn the salsa, bachata and kizomba. Don’t miss out!

Festival of India


March 16 to 25

R20 entrance

This promises to be an extravaganza of Indian fashion, culture and cuisine. From performers and traditional food to authentic Indian clothing and homeware, this vibrant festival promises something for the whole family.



Pop Art Centre, Maboneng Precinct

March 15 to 17 at 8pm and March 18 at 15:30

R100 at

Set in Phola Park during the 80's and 90's, this is the tale of writer and performer Nhlanhla Mahlangu’s grandmother and her journey from the suburbs of Alberton to the ghetto.

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