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BATTLE OF DASEXES

Acclaimed stand-up comedian-turned-big-screen actor and Bollywood Star, Vir Das, brings the international smash-hit comedy, Battle of DaSexes, to South Africa for a two weekend run in Johannesburg’s Montecasino on 27, 28 & 29 May. Vir Das, who is equally comfortable working on TV, film, theatre and live-comedy, says “Battle of DaSexes is an insightful, fun and laugh-out-loud comedy-drama all about …

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FEAR FACTORY

Witchdoctor Productions is proud to announce that industrial metal legends FEAR FACTORY will play two shows in South Africa. Starting in Johannesburg and then heading to Cape Town. The current line-up features Burton C Bell – Vocals , Dino Cazares – Guitars, Mike Heller – Drums, Tony Campos – Bass. Fear Factory were one of the first bands to fuse …

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SAMRO OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIP

Enter the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition. This year’s SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition is looking to unearth fresh, exciting Western art music or jazz instrumentalists with the potential to compete in the global premier league. The closing date, Monday 16 May 2016, is fast approaching for music students and early-career professionals (younger than 32 years old) to apply for one of …

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WAM WALKABOUT

WAM Talkabout: When Tomorrow Comes with the co-curator Jacki McInnes. Join us for a walk and talk through the current exhibition that explores themes of apocalyptic sentiment. Explore how pre-eminent artists, South African, African and European, chose to work through apocalypticism; to confront the orthodoxy of conclusion and to think beyond it to forms of survival, regeneration and rebirth. Saturday …

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CLASSICSNOW AT NIROX

ClassicsNOW presents its inaugural classical music concert at NIROX Sculpture Park in the Cradle of Humankind on Saturday 23 April 2016. An all-day, open air cornucopia of light and entertaining music featuring a banquet of hand-picked South African classical musicians performing ‘plein-air’ in the sublime landscape. A day to indulge your senses. FEEL…your toes in the lush grass of the …

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AFRIKABURN

Love it when a clan comes together – there are 15 days ’til the clan burns. A lot can happen in ten years. From a small and kinda humble gathering in 2007, something massive has grown. Every year has added more magic, more art, more mutants, more creativity and more connections across a diverse community. Suburbs have come together. New …

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JOBURG2C

Riders to tackle ‘best’ joBerg2c route yet. Participants in this year’s Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race, which gets underway from Karan Beef near Heidelberg on the outskirts of Johannesburg on April 22, can expect a route that is designed to provide the best rider experience yet. However, despite several innovations to the route of the nine-day journey across South …

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VINYLJUNKIE

VinylJunkie is the place to visit for a great selection of pop, jazz, rock, blues, folk, soul and dance records at great prices. Open Wednesdays and Fridays from 2pm to 6pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm PLUS by appointment on other days. They also pay cash for vinyl records on good condition. Swing by, you wont be disappointed! VinylJunkie …

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ARTS AND CULTURE TRUST

Following the highly successful ACT | UJ Arts & Culture Conference held in Johannesburg in March, eight regional post-conference seminars will take place around the country between late April and early May 2016. These run-off seminars have been devised by sponsored conference delegates, who will share the knowledge they learnt in Johannesburg with their peers in their respective province’s art …

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SOPHIATOWN

Based on a true prank in which Nat Nasaka and Lewis Nkosi had advertised in Drum magazine for a Jewish girl to come and stay with them in Sophiatown. The play deals with the “what if” of this situation, and setting it in a household representative of a spectrum of township dwellers, a microcosm of the Sophiatown milieu of the …