Lifestyle

Franschhoek Open Gardens

Franschhoek Open Gardens

31 October to 2 November 2014
Venue: Franschhoek Wine Valley

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Kirstenbosch Craft Market

Kirstenbosch Craft Market

30 November 2014
Venue: Kirstenbosch Stone Cottages

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#MoonlightMass Cycle

#MoonlightMass Cycle

13 June, 12 July, 10 August, 9 September, 8 October, 6 November & 6 December
Venue: Under the Green Point Circle

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Talks & Enrichment

PechaKucha Night Volume 31

PechaKucha Night Volume 31

19 August 2014
Venue: The Assembly

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Open Design Festival

Open Design Festival

12 to 22 August 2015 tbc
Venue: Various

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Tastes of the Orient

Tastes of the Orient

29 November 2014
Venue: Iziko National Gallery THEN The Dining Room

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Bands & Nightlife

Brittany and the Band

Brittany and the Band

15 November 2014
Venue: Casa Labia

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Taleswapper

Taleswapper

9 January 2015
Venue: The Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate

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Mr Cat and the Jackal

Mr Cat and the Jackal

7 December 2014
Venue: The Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate

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Classical Music & Jazz

Ronel Augustyn

Ronel Augustyn

8 November 2014
Venue: Casa Labia

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Francesca Biancoli in Gugulethu

Francesca Biancoli in Gugulethu

2 November 2014
Venue: Sec’s place

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Christmas Concert with Kayamandi Gospel Choir

Christmas Concert with Kayamandi Gospel Choir

21 December 2014
Venue: The Bakery at Jordan Wine Estate

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Comedy

What the EFF?

What the EFF?

16 to 23 December 2014
Venue: The Fugard Theatre

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Barry Hilton – The Way I See It

Barry Hilton – The Way I See It

3 January 2015
Venue: Paul Cluver Amphitheatre

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The Hleka Mo Last Laugh Comedy

The Hleka Mo Last Laugh Comedy

27 & 29 December 2014
Venue: CTICC

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Family & Kids

Kirstenbosch Carols

Kirstenbosch Carols

18 to 21 December 2014
Venue: Concert Stage Lawn,Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

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Mi Casa at Kirstenbosch

Mi Casa at Kirstenbosch

8 March 2015
Venue: Concert Stage Lawn,Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

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The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

4 to 20 December 2014
Venue: Artscape Theatre Foyer

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Current Reviews

Review: The Marriage of Figaro

Review: The Marriage of Figaro

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

It is a huge responsibility to pull off such a classic masterpiece to its full potential. But oh, Cape Town Opera does it so well. There are times when simply going to the theatre can breathe new life into one’s soul.

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Interview: Jacki Job

Interview: Jacki Job

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance performer and choreographer Jacki Job has performed for Nelson Mandela and the Dutch Royal family. One of Cape Town’s most diverse choreographers, she is particularly renowned for her Butoh-inspired work, a Japanese contemporary dance form. Since her return to Cape Town in 2011, Job has been commissioned to perform within various local and international cultural and academic contexts. In light of her latest role as choreographer for Cape Town Opera’s upcoming production of Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), we asked Job a few questions about her life, her inspirations and her thoughts on the dance industry in South Africa.

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Interview: Lynelle Kenned

Interview: Lynelle Kenned

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera singer Lynelle Kenned (soprano) is one of South Africa’s rising stars. She made her musical theatre début last year in SA icon, David Kramer’s adaptation of Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers and continues to make her make mark in the theatre world. With experience as opera singer, actress, TV presenter, MC and motivational speaker, there’s more to expect from her. We sat down with Kenned to put answers to our many questions and to discuss her upcoming role in Cape Town Opera’s Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro).

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