STRIKE A POSE: Pope Jerrod plays Othello in Othello at Maynardville.

PUMPING IN NOORDHOEK. Café Roux (Noordhoek Farm Village) has a sensational programme of music and entertainment for the summer which includes Nik Rabinowitz, Dan Patlansky and Wendy Oldfield. Blues rocker Albert Frost is on tonight. Hot Water is performing on January 24 from 4pm as part of Café Roux’s popular summer sessions. Proceeds from the gig will be donated for the campaign “to help create the vision of Noordhoek for 2030”. R100 grass/R180 seated/www.caferouxsessions.co.za One reader can win four tickets on the grass, to see Hot Water on January 24. The prize includes burgers for four people and two bottles of Wolftrap wine. E-mail [email protected] by 6pm tomorrow. SUBJECT: ToTT or tweet @caferoux1 and include #ToTTFreebies, also by 6pm tomorrow.

SHAKESPEARE AT MAYNARDVILLE. Shakespeare’s Othello is on from January 26 – 30. Yes, Othello was on last year. It is on again because it is matric English set-work (first language) and the production is being presented by Artscape. Direction is by Fred Abrahamse and the cast includes Pope Jerrod (Othello), Melissa Haiden, Marcel Meyer, Lee-Ann van Rooi Faniswa Yisa and Daniel Richards. Check online for schedule which includes earlier “school performances”. R120 - R180/Computicket 0861 9158000/ www.computicket.com/ Artscape 021 421 7695. Students, seniors, PANSA/SAGA, scholars: R100 – 30 minutes prior to show, from Maynardville box office. Five readers can each win double tickets. E-mail [email protected] by 6pm Sunday. SUBJECT: ToTT.

A DARLING OF A MUSICAL FESTIVAL. The 11th edition of The Darling Music Experience is on in Darling from January 29 to February 14. The ethos of the festival is to make classical music exciting and fresh – for all. The innovative programme includes a Musical Sunset Dinner (Jan 30) and Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis dueling it out on January 31 in the Piano Battle. Some events are free such as the opening concert on January 29 in the NG Kerk Darling. www.darlingmusic.org/ www.quicket.co.za/ Peter 022 492 2009. Two readers can win double tickets to the 11.30am matinee in the Barrel Shed on January 31 and another two readers can win doubles to the Piano Recital on February 13 at 6pm. E-mail [email protected] by 6pm Sunday. SUBJECT: ToTT. Or tweet @DarlingMusicExp, with #ToTTFreebies, also by 6pm Sunday.

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