Enjoy a spicy mix of dance, comedy and music in ‘The Bread, The Porridge and The Mix Masala’ at Sibaya

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Three of the artists appearing in ‘The Bread, The Porridge and The Mix Masala’, pictured clockwise from back left: Thiru Reddy, Melanie Kisten and Bhavanie Kisten. Photo: Ryan B Photography

Join the Melanie Kisten Dance Academy as it celebrates 21 years in the entertainment industry with new comedy – The Bread, The Porridge and The Mix Masala. – at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre at 6 pm on Saturday, October 21 and 3 pm Sunday, October 22. Continue reading

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Don’t miss Tim Plewman in ‘Defending the Caveman’ in Durban

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Tim Plewman once again dons the Caveman’s skins to perform Defending the Caveman – the perfect date-night theatre outing which sends up the irreconcilable differences between the sexes. Pic: Val Adamson

Tim Plewman dons the Caveman’s skins and steps onto stage to add to his record breaking run of sold out performances of Defending the Caveman at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban until October 14. Continue reading

SWING INTO SPRING with the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra and the waltzes of Johann Strauss!

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A bouquet of beautiful music will be presented to local audiences when ‘Swing into Spring’ comes to Pietermaritzburg City Hall, a city renowned for its rich floral and gardening heritage, on Friday, October 13 at 7.30 pm, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.

Bringing to life a magnificent selection of music that celebrates and uplifts with tones of spring, new energy and rebirth, will be the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra. Continue reading

Award-winning films, poetry, music and book talks at the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival

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AWARD-winning documentary film-maker, Rehad Desai (Miners Shot Down) will be in the city to attend the screening of his latest film, Giant is Falling, as part of the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.

Co-directed by Jabulani Mzozo, the film takes a sweeping look at the political events of recent years that signal the end of an era in South Africa. Continue reading

Cat Simoni brings a touch of French flair to the Rhumbelow Theatre

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HOWICK singer Cat Simoni will be performing the music of Françoise Hardy at the Rhumbelow Theatre at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Alan Paton Avenue, Pietermaritzburg at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on October 8.

Françoise Hardy, ooh la-la!, written and directed by Paul Spence, will also be staged at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Cunningham Avenue, Umbilo, Durban, at 8 pm on October 13; 8 pm on October 14 and at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on October 15. Continue reading