WHAT’S HAPPENING IN JOBURG THIS WEEKEND?
Music & Dance:
SOPHIATOWN JAZZ ENCOUNTERS
Renowned South African double bassist Benjamin Jeptha performs at this month’s intimate jazz concert at The Mix (formerly the Sophiatown Heritage and Culture Centre).
DATE: Saturday 14 November at 20:00
PRICE: R110 booking in advance or R120 AT THE DOOR.
TO BOOK: 083 550 7130 [email protected]
ADDRESS: Corner Edward and Toby Street, Sophiatown
One night & only 698 tickets available – don’t miss Riky Rick, Jack Parow, PH Fat, Nonku Phoro, Das Kapital and Aero Manvelo at Bassline for a phenomenal performance that’s sure to have you dancing like nobody’s watching!
DATE: Friday 13 November from 20:00
ADDRESS: Bassline, 10 Henry Nxumalo Street, Newtown
JANICE HONEYMOON’S SLEEPING BEAUTY
This pantomime is the perfect outing for the whole family! The annual pantomime promises to wow you with exquisite performances, costumes and sets – raising the standard of technical excellence executed to an entirely new level.
DATE: Saturday 7 November – Wednesday 30 December
PRICE: from R165
TO BOOK: +27 86 167 0670
ADDRESS: Joburg Theatre, 163 Civic Blvd, Braamfontein, Braamfontein
BRONZE, STEEL & STONE
This phenomenol exhibition showcases impressive sculptures in bronze, steel and stone from sixty contemporary South African artists – including sculptures by Willem Boshoff, Norman Catherine and Walter Oltmann. It looks to be one of the most dynamic and exciting exhibitions hosted by the Circa Gallery and its sister gallery Everard Read.
DATE: Thursday 12 November – Saturday 16 January (Closed Sunday)
CONTACT: +27 11 788 4805
ADDRESS: Circa Gallery and Everard Read Gallery, 6 Jellicoe Ave, Rosebank, Rosebank
Just for Laughs:
DEFENDING THE CAVEMEN
Tim Plewman returns, on behalf of all men, to defend their honour in this hysterical and highly-acclaimed solo comedy – the longest-running and most successful in SA theatre history. Perfect for a date night, this comedy performance is not to be missed!
DATE: Wednesday 11 November – Thursday 24 December
PRICE: R150 – R200
CONTACT: 011 728 9603 [email protected]
ADDRESS: Victory Theatre 105 Louis Botha Avenue, Houghton Estate
Garden & Home:
GROW JOZI FLOWER & LIFESTYLE SHOW
Gardening meets outdoor at this Flower & Lifestyle Show! If you have a love of gardening, local wines and food, craft beer and leisurely strolls through a beautiful setting there is no better place for you to be than the Grow Jozi Flower & Lifestyle Show this Saturday. Spend the day wandering the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens as it hosts a fresh farmers market, gardening talks, many plants on sale and a Christmas night market.
DATE: Saturday 14 November from 9:00
ADDRESS: Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, Olifants Road, Emmarentia
Food & Drinks:
WHISKEY LIVE FESTIVAL 2015
Celebrate the 13th anniversary of The Whiskey Live Festival in style at this internationally-acclaimed event for their last opening night.
This festival attracts almost 12 000 whiskey experts, lovers and brands; being the largest of its kind both in SA and globally.
DATE: Friday 13 November
CONTACT: [email protected]
ADDRESS: Sandton Conventon Centre, 8 Fredman Drive, Sandown
CRAFT REVOLUTION FESTIVAL
Enjoy live music, legendary South African craft beer and delicious street food at the Craft Revolution Beer Festival at Silverstar. Described as a one day travelling showcase and tasting extranvaganza – this event is not to be missed!
DATE: Saturday 14 November – gates open at 12h00
PRICE: R80 includes a glass
ADDRESS: Silverstar Casino, Pinehaven Intersection, R28, Krugersdorp
WINE NOT #5
No plans for Friday or Saturday evening? Wine Not watch the sun set over the Sandton skyline with a complimentary glass of wine, delicious food and great live music? Other beverages will be on sale, but the selection of fine wines is a must-try. Don’t miss out!
DATE: Friday 13 November – Saturday 14 November
PRICE: presold tickets R50 & at the door R100 (limited)
CONTACT: 082 654 3710 [email protected]
ADDRESS: Levelthree, Marlboro Place, 14A Kramer Road, Kramerville
Sports & Activities:
MOMENTUM 94.7 CYCLE CHALLENGE
Whether you’re riding the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge or cheering on family & friends, visit the website for a detailed description of routes, venue access points, parking, finish times, results and other important information for cyclists and residents. Join in the excitement & camaraderie on the day!
DATE: Sunday 14 November