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Popart Performing Arts Centre, next to Arts on Main, 286 Fox St, Joburg.
Bookings at www.popartcentre.co.za
Food Hall. A pop-up evening of eating, drinking and general fun once a month. First one is on Friday.
Joburg Theatre Complex, cnr Loveday and Hoofd sts, 011 877 6854: all bookings at 0861 670 670 or see www.joburgtheatre.com.
The Mandela Theatre: Festival of Fame –
Expressions of Heritage. Ends Saturday. R80
a day: Songs of Migration with Hugh Masekela and the National School of the Arts (NSA); Pictures of Africa, choreographed by Manuel Norambuena and Sarah Hurter, a Spanish programme, and more. NSA drama department presents The Secret Garden by Wesley Swain Lauder. More than 40 plays, workshops, exhibition and visual arts workshops and installations. Bookings as above or Charmaine Stander at email@example.com or 011 339 6539 ext 208. Don Quixote, by SA Mzansi Ballet, with local and overseas dancers. March 8 to 24. R100 to R336.
People’s Theatre, 011 403 1563/2340: For reduced prices on tickets join the People’s Theatre Kids Club. Call Andrew or Lorraine as above or see www.peoplestheatre.co.za
Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Kids. Monday to April 21. Booking essential as above.
Space.Com, Johannesburg Theatre Complex: First Position. A showcase of gifted ballet stars of tomorrow. March 9, 15, 23 at noon. R40. Book as above.
Barnyard Theatre Boksburg, East Rand Mall, cnr Rietfontein Rd and Bentel Ave, 011 823 6933: Elvis Forever, performed by Elvis impersonator Shaky Russell. Ends Sunday. Book as above.
Barnyard Theatre Cresta, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Drive, Randburg, 011 280 4370: Glory Days, the magic of the 80s. Ends April 14. Bookings: 011 478 5300. Tuesdays R150 (buy one get one free), Wednesdays to Saturdays at 8pm, R150, Sundays at 2pm, R95.
Barnyard Theatre, Rivonia Crossing 2, cnr Witkoppen and Rivonia roads (entrance in Achter Rd), 011 234 2033: Icons of the 80s. Ends Sunday
Montecasino, cnr William Nicol Drive and Witkoppen Rd, Fourways, 011 511 1818.
Pieter Toerien’s Theatre: No, Seriously?, with comedian Alan Committie. Ends Sunday. R75 to R150 at the box office or Computicket.
Don’t Dress for Dinner. Comedy-farce. March 6 to April 14, Wednesdays to Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 5pm and 8pm, Sundays at 3pm. R100 to R160 at Computicket or the theatre.
Studio Theatre, 011 511 1818: Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist. Wednesday to Friday 8pm, Saturday 5.15pm and 8.15pm, Sunday, 3.15pm. R100 at Computicket.
Teatro, Montecasino: Tap Dogs. Ends
March 10. R100 to R275 at Computicket.
Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Joburg, 011 832 1641:
The Market Theatre will be running readings at the Main Theatre on the last Thursday of every month. A chance for playwrights to have their plays heard, with an opportunity for feedback. For info or to apply for a slot, e-mail Craig Higginson: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barney Simon Theatre: The Island, written by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona. Ends March 24, Tuesdays to Saturdays at 8.15pm and Sundays at 3.15pm. Tuesday performances R75.
National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Ave, Parktown, 011 484 1584/5: Enquiries email@example.com..
Saturday morning workshops run until March 16.
Story Time at the National Children’s Theatre: Fiona Budd will tell stories to those aged four to seven on Saturdays between 9am and 10am in the new story room at the theatre.
Runs until the end of the government school term. Free, but donations welcome. Book your child’s place as above.
Goggas. Monday to April 21.
Carnival City Casino, Heidelberg Rd, Brakpan, 011 898 7575/7000:
Show Bar, Carnival City: Carnival Comedy Sessions with Trevor Gumbi and Friends. Every Wednesday until March 13. Doors open 7pm, show at 8pm. R80 at the door. Tomorrow features Celeste Ntuli, Simmi Areff and Robby Collins.
Gold Reef City Theme Park, Northern
Parkway, Ormonde, 011 248 6800:
Globe Theatre, 011 248 5168/5000: Banksrupt!, with comedian Mark Banks. Ends Saturday. Weekdays 8pm, Saturdays 7pm and 9.15pm. R120 at Computicket or the box office.
Oh Golly it’s Bolly, with the Tribhangi Dance Theatre. March 7 to 31. R80 to R120 at Computicket or at the box office.
Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, c/o Northern Oarkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 011 248 5340, box office 011 248 5000: Rain, by the Jhankaar School of Dance. Sunday, March 10 at 3pm. Book at Computicket.
KingKong, 6 Verwey St, 2094 Troyeville, Joburg:
Ten Cities Concert, featuring Culoe de Song, Dirty Paraffin, Vakula, Dubmasta, Hannes Teichmann and more. Friday at 6pm. R30 pre-sale at www.quicket.co.za, R50 at the door.
Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Rd, Kempton Park, 011 928 1297/1213:
Theatre of Marcellus: fACTORy, with Nataniël, until March 31.
Foxwood Theatre, 13 Fifth St, Houghton, 011 486 0935: Boylesque. All-male burlesque style show. Ends March 10, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at noon. Dinner and lunch in restaurant.
Il Giardino Degli Ulivi and The Room, 44 Stanley Ave, Millpark, 011 482 4978: The Johnny Cash Pilgrimage, with Louis Graham and Brixton Barnard, February 28. R140.
Old Mutual Theatre on the Square, Fifth St, Sandton, 011 883 8606, bookings: 083 377 4969 or Strictly Tickets: Fully Committed. A comedy starring Pieter Bosch Botha. Ends March 9, Tuesdays to Fridays at 8.15pm, Saturdays 6pm and 8.30pm.
Classical music concerts on Fridays, 12.45 for 1pm. R35 is requested. Go to box office from 12.30pm. Enquiries 011 883 8606.
March 1: Piano for four hands with Laura Pauno and James Redfern from London, Ravel’s Rhapsodie Espagnole, Schubert’s Fantasie in F Minor D 940 and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.
March 8: Israeli pianist Jossi Reshef with works by Beethoven, Chopin and contemporary composers.
Shikisha in Newtown, Miriam Makeba St, next to SAB World of Beer, Newtown, 011 492 1626: Home Brew Comedy Nights every Thursday, designed for upcoming comedians, launches officially on Thursday. Line-up: Afro, George Kuda, Stig, Mazu, Smokey and Thulani McKing. R40 at the door. 8pm till 11pm.
Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Centre, cnr Toby and Edward sts, Sophiatown, 011 673 1271. Marcus Wyatt Kwartet, contemporary jazz group. Saturday at 7pm. R100. Bookings: Khosi Hlatshwayo at 083 550 7130 or 011 673 1271.
Soweto Theatre, Bolani Rd, Jabulani, Soweto, bookings at Computicket: Best of the Regions Festival, hosted by Gauteng Dance Manyano. March 9. 1pm. R40 at the door, students R20, pensioners R10.
UJ Arts Centre, cnr Kingsway and University Rd, Auckland Park, 011 559 3058: Virtuosic 4 Hands Piano Recital, with Laura Pauna and James Redfern. Monday at 7.30pm. Book at Computicket.
Victory Theatre, 105 Louis Botha Ave, Houghton Estate, 011 728 9603: Umoja –
the spirit of togetherness. 8pm. R112 to R336 at Computicket. Ends May.
Nipple Caps & G-Strings. Thursday at 8pm.
R90 to R300 at Computicket.
Wits Great Hall: East Campus, Wits, Yale Rd, Parktown, 011 717 1376 or Catherine.firstname.lastname@example.org: Wednesday free lunch-hour concerts, 1.15 to 1.50pm:
Wednesday – Joshua Hogg, bagpipes, Anthony Sales, classical voice.
March 6 – Siphepelo Ndlovu, jazz piano, Gianluca Tadiello, jazz guitar, Luca de Bellis, drumkit, Michael McCallum, jazz guitar.
The Atrium, SW Engineering Building, Wits East Campus, 1 Jan Smuts Ave, Braamfontein: 011 717 1376:
Piano recital with Yossi Reshef. Tuesday, March 12 at 7.30pm. R80 at Strictlytickets, students and pensioners R55, tickets also available at the door for R85.
Sibikwa Art Centre, 13 Liverpool Park, 2 Liverpool St, corner Bolton Rd, Benoni South: 011 422 4359: Dance Xplosion! Presented by Sibikwa Arts Dance Company, which calls all dance groups, community groups and dance projects to its fifth annual Sibikwa Dance Explosion. March 21, 10am to 5pm. It will showcase new work choreo- graphed by Yuhl Headman. Prior to the festival there will be a one-day workshop on theatre craft and conceptualisation for the creation of new work. Tickets available at the door for R30. Registration for Dance Xplosion! is R100. Contact the office at 011 422 4359 and ask for Yuhl Headman. Visit www.sibikwa.co.za for more info.
Civic Theatre Vereeniging:
Sharp*ville, from tragedy to triumph. A township tale by playwright, director and actor Gamakhulu Diniso. March 12 to 23, with a special performance paying tribute to Nyakane Tsholo, who led the march, on March 21. For more info call 079 483 7434 or 084 282 9160. Tickets at Computicket.
Samro music bursary applications are now open and must be submitted before Friday. Samro grants a number of music study bursaries to deserving candidates studying towards degrees and diplomas at universities each year. Application forms may be downloaded from www.samrofoundation. org/za or you can call 011 712 8417 for more info.
lComputicket: 083 915 8000 or www.computicket.com
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