An audience at the Open Book Festival at the Book Lounge. Picture: Supplied

Here's a list of events that are happening in Cape Town from 08 September until 17 September 2017.

Open Book Festival 

Open Book Festival at The Fugard Theatre is an annual literary festival, the first of which happened in 2011. 

Venues: Fugard Theatre, The District 6 Museum Homecoming Centre and The Book Lounge.

Dates: 06 - 10 September 2017

Tickets: R45 - R150

A Comedy of us Jews 

The one-act play A Comedy of Us Jews (A komedye vegn undz idelakh) was written in Yiddish by Helsinki-born Jac Weinstein (1883–1976) in the autumn of 1940, during the a period of Interim Peace. Finland had signed peace agreement in Moscow after the so-called Winter War against the Soviet Union, but the country was preparing for further war. Weinstein’s play satirizes Jewish clothing trade that had been struck severely by shortage of supply and heavy rationing.

Venue: Jewish Museum, Hatfield Street, Cape Town 

Date: 12 September 2017

Time: 18:00

Tickets: R150

Sterling EQ at Café Roux

The SAMA award-winning Sterling EQ returns on popular demand to one of their favorite Cape Town venues, Café Roux Cape Town. Celebrating a decade in the business this year, Sterling EQ is known for changing the face of instrumental music in South Africa and beyond with their extraordinary fusion of virtuosity and fresh beats. 

Venue: Café Roux

Dates: 12 September 2017

Time: 20:30

Tickets: R140

A Handful of Keys 

The virtuoso talents in this 2017 edition of the show are Roelof Colyn, a stalwart of A Handful of Keys  since 2001 who is beloved by audiences for his effortless charm, dead pan wit and the liquid magic of his playing, and nineteen-year-old James Smith the youngest person ever, to appear in the revue. 

Venue: GrandWest Arena

Date: 08 September 2017 - 08 October 2017

Time: 15:00/18:00/15:00

Tickets: R120-R180

A New Exclusive Audience with Evita Bezuidenhout

Delicate canapés and a chilled glass of Boschendal set the scene for the arrival of South Africa’s most beloved icon.

Evita Bezuidenhout is now the most famous woman in Luthuli House, looking for reconciliation and keeping an eye on the fragile ball of democracy. With the worrying state of international relations, can she still find optimism in the mists of corruption, apathy and fear?

Come, ask your questions and celebrate her answers. With humour, with hope, and with a taste of the best of the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel. A delicious three-course menu will complement the evening’s entertainment. 

Venue:  Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Date: 03 - 24 September 2017

Time: 17:00

Tickets: R695

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