Lifestyle

Blisters for Bread

Blisters for Bread

23 August 2015 tbc
Venue: Green Point Cricket Club

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Cape Town Folk n Acoustic Music Festival at Kirstenbosch

Cape Town Folk n Acoustic Music Festival at Kirstenbosch

22 February 2015
Venue: Concert Stage Lawn,Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

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The Mother City Queer Project

The Mother City Queer Project

20 December 2014
Venue: City Hall

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Talks & Enrichment

Soil & Organic Compost Workshop

Soil & Organic Compost Workshop

25 October 2014
Venue: Green Guerrillas Farm

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Design Indaba Conference 2015

Design Indaba Conference 2015

25 to 27 February 2015
Venue: CTICC

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Open Design Festival

Open Design Festival

12 to 22 August 2015 tbc
Venue: Various

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Bands & Nightlife

Showcase Sundays

Showcase Sundays

14 December to 8 February
Venue: The Ritz Hotel

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Freedom Festival

Freedom Festival

27 April 2015
Venue: West Coast Ostrich Ranch

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Ben Howard SA Tour

Ben Howard SA Tour

18 & 19 March 2015
Venue: Concert Stage Lawn, Kirstenbosch

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Classical Music & Jazz

Tucan Tucan Live

Tucan Tucan Live

21 December 2015
Venue: Nassau Centre

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Duet – Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Town Opera

Duet – Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Town Opera

22 February 2015
Venue: Artscape Opera House

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Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of the Proms

14 and 15 March 2015
Venue: City Hall

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Comedy

This is Captain Lottering Speaking

This is Captain Lottering Speaking

2 December to 10 January 2015
Venue: Baxter Theatre

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The Late Night XXXmas Boy­lesque Show

The Late Night XXXmas Boy­lesque Show

12-13 December & 19-20 December 2014
Venue: Alexander Bar

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Russell Peters – Almost Famous World Tour

Russell Peters – Almost Famous World Tour

31 January 2015
Venue: Grand West

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Family & Kids

Dinos Alive Play Park

Dinos Alive Play Park

22 December 2014 to 28 February 2015
Venue: Red Shed

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Christmas at the Cableway

Christmas at the Cableway

24 December 2014 to 4 January 2015
Venue: Table Mountain

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Open Streets

Open Streets

18 January 2015
Venue: Bree St

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Current Reviews

Review: War Horse

Review: War Horse

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Without doubt, the main focus of the production is the puppetry, created by Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones of Handspring Puppet Company (based in Muizenberg). The main puppets, Joey and Topthorn, are each controlled by a rotating team of puppeteers who have worked out a painstaking method to create seemingly effortless and lifelike movement of the horses, all choreographed by Tony Sedgwick and based on Handspring’s reputation for detail. Every action, down to each twitch of the ears and flick of the tail, brings life to a puppet that can literally be seen breathing.

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Review: Foo Fighters

Review: Foo Fighters

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dave Grohl’s stage presence is absolutely astounding. He thrives on being on stage and the passion of all five bands members is evident throughout the set. “We’re simple guys, we don’t do all this firework and confetti sh*t, we just play rock and roll!” And somehow, this simple rock and roll has an almost universal appeal – from the older couple we met outside the gates (“Bucket list stuff!” the lady had said, high-fiving me) to the group of teens behind us (“We’ve been queueing for two hours!”), everyone loves the Foo Fighters.

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Review: Zapata Mexican Restaurant

Review: Zapata Mexican Restaurant

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Situated on Harfield Village’s vibrant restaurant strip in Second Avenue, Zapata has rapidly become a neighbourhood favourite. Not only that, it’s now attracting people from all over Cape Town and drawing them into the Southern Suburbs – lured by the delicious smells of enchiladas, burritos and the promise of a really good margarita.

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