This week the Red Bull BC One breaking competition returns to Cape Town for another set of B-Boy face-offs in search of South Africa’s Champion. Picture: Supplied
Here's a list of events that are happening in Cape Town from 28 April until 6 May 2017.
B-Boys face-off at the Waterfront
This week the Red Bull BC One breaking competition returns to Cape Town for another set of B-Boy face-offs in search of South Africa’s Champion – the B-Boy or B-Girl will represent South Africa in the World Final in Amsterdam later this year.
This year the contestants will have the opportunity to be mentored by esteemed Red Bull BC One All Star from Brazil, Neguin, at a public dance workshop on the April 28 and get to prove their skills for a chance to be in the national final the next day.
Red Bull BC ONE All Star Workshop with Neguin:
Date: 28th April 2017
Venue: Cape Town Cruise Terminal (V&A Waterfront)
Time: 19:00 – 22:00
Red Bull BC ONE National Final
Date: 29th April
Venue: Cape Town Cruise Terminal (V&A waterfront)
Time: 18:00 – 2:00
Tickets: On sale now at http://redbull.nutickets.co.za/BC
The Kasi Explosion at Mzoli's
Everyone’s invited to Cape Town’s freshest tshisa nyama street party experience, the Kasi Explosion – brought to you by Smirnoff – at Mzoli's in Gugulethu on Sunday, 30 April. The hottest House, Hip Hop and Kwaito beats will be brought to you by DJs like iKapa’s own Kyeezi, Groove Afrika, Mshayi and Glen Stylez. Gates to Kasi Explosion will be open from 12pm. Entrance is free.
The SAJE Jazz Festival runs until Sunday with various performances and workshops. Bassist Carlo Mombelli joins pianist Kyle Shepherd and The Bokani Dyer Trio at the Reeler Theatre in Rondebosch on Friday night. On Sunday, International Jazz Day, the Magashen Naidoo Quintet will perform. The Festival is a biennial event focusing on jazz education, workshops, performance, discussion, skills development and audience development. It offers a unique forum for musicians, academics, educators, jazz fans, students and learners, to engage with the latest sounds and ideas in jazz. Along with workshops and performances and industry displays, there are opportunities for discussion, information exchange, and networking. Venue: Reeler Theatre, Rondebosch Boys High School, Canigou Avenue, Rondebosch, Cape Town. Tickets for all Festival concerts available on QUICKET.
Worker's Day Concert
Gloria Bosman, Vicky Sampson and Amanda Strydom are performing in Legendary Divas on Monday, Worker’s Day at the Artscape Opera House, at 2pm. The concert is part of the Suidoosterfees at Artscape which runs until Monday. See www.suidoosterfees.co.za for the programme which includes music, drama, dance, exhibitions and film. Legendary Divas tickets R80-R120/Computicket.
Everything you need to know about weddings will be showcased at the Boutique Wedding Show on Saturday, May 6 at at Zevenwacht Wine Estate, 11am-4pm: Find out everything you need to know about wedding dresses, venues and decor, invites, legal practitioners, cakes, flowers, makeup, and Botox (and other cosmetic interventions). There will be entertainment, wine tastings and demos. Entrance is free. Restaurant and picnic areas will be fully operational, and one couple will win a R150 000 Win-a-Wedding.