The Greatest Love Of All: The Whitney Houston Show returns to Cape Town at ArtscapeJune 21 with Belinda Davids in the role of Houston.Pictures: Jason Boud

The Greatest Love Of All: The Whitney Houston Show

Back by popular demand! The Greatest Love Of All: The Whitney Houston Show returns to Cape Town to once again honour and celebrate the world’s most loved pop diva.

The show is set to return to Artscape Opera House this June in The Mother City for a four-week run of shows at the Artscape Theatre Centre.

Starring the breathtaking voice of Cape Town's own Belinda Davids live on stage with a seven-piece live band, dancers and theatrical effects, The Greatest Love Of All: The Whitney Houston Show is both a brilliant tribute to one of music's most loved-icons and a spectacular concert experience in its own righ

Venue: Artscape Opera House

Date: 21 June – 16 July 2017

Tickets: R190 – R390, available from Computicket

Performing For A Purpose @ Baran’s

Baran’s Theatre Restaurant will be hosting a night of music and dance, with a purpose. Proceeds from the evening will be donated to four of Cape Town's very own South African Dance Champions.

Wiaan Laing, Tiffany Joy Sissing, Antoinette De Villiers and Tiana Smit of the Rhapsody Dance Centre have qualified to represent South Africa at the World Championships for Performing Arts in Los Angeles in June & July 2017. Unfortunately, they have to carry the costs of entry, travel and accommodation on their own.

In the spirit of community, the event aims to spread the love of dance and the performing arts, and raise funds to help lighten their load. The evening will include performances by each of the multi-talented dancers, as well as a few talented singers. There will also be spot prizes for lucky audience members.

Located in the vibrant Greenmarket Square, Baran’s Kurdish Restaurant, Theatre and Shisha Lounge is well-known for hosting a variety of dynamic dinner theatre events. Drinks and delicious authentic Mediterranean eats will be available throughout the evening.

Venue: Baran’s Theatre Restaurant

Dates: 15 June 2017

Time: 19:00

Tickets: R150

Swan Lake

The Cape Town City Ballet presents the classic Swan Lake, in the Artscape Opera House.

Accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, this brings the best in classical ballet to the Opera House stage, danced by South Africa’s foremost ballet company.

Venue: Artscape Opera House

Date: 02 June – 18 June 2017

Tickets: R100 – R220, available from Computicket

Incredible Illusions – 3D pavement art exhibition

Kurt Wenner, the internationally acclaimed 3D artist and inventor of this fun and spectacular type of artwork as seen on pavements around the world, will be opening his “Incredible Illusions” exhibition

Venue: V & A Waterfront

Date: 4 April – 23 July 2017

Time: 10:00 – 19:00

Tickets: R80 – R135, available at Webtickets

Sharing Sundays at Gabriëlskloof

When the celebrated restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, situated outside Bot River, launched its winter Sharing Sundays last year, it unleashed a sensation. This year in addition to exciting changes, the darling menu format of gastronomes-in-the-know returns, now in a truly French tradition.

Sharing Sundays is about shareable cuisine in the nostalgic tone of a traditional family feast.

Embracing his inner Francophile this season, Chef Frans Groenewald has “gone French”, and specifically: French Farmstyle. Think cooking that is wholesome and bounteous; rich and saucy; flavourful and colourful; opulent and infinitely gratifying – this is comfort food done magnifique. It is food to be enjoyed together.

Venue: Gabriëlskloof Estate

Dates: May 2017 – August 2017

Tickets: R300

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