Go out for a night of laughs in Melville or attend a rooftop pool party in Pretoria. Phumlani S Langa arranges your weekend entertainment.
Melville Comedy Club – Alfred Adriaan
Melville Comedy Club
February 20 to 22
R80 at webtickets.co.za
Join Alfred Adriaan for a night of laughs. He won’t be on stage alone, Ntosh Madlingozi, Tsitsi Chiumya, Dustin Moore and Cobus van Rensburg will be on the line-up too.
Shujaa’s Journey – A Taste of Africa
The Lyric, Gold Reef City Casino
Until April 30
R950 at computicket.com
Shujaa has travelled around the continent in search of genuine African cuisine. The secrets, flavours and culinary practices she experienced will all be on display for you to enjoy. Every sense will be targeted in this show.
The Market theatre
Until February 23
Tuesday to Saturday: 8.15pm
Sunday at 3.15pm
R90 to R150 at webtickets.co.za
It’s the 1950s and a family of poor white people struggles with life in the Eastern Cape. I never quite understood the concept of being white and broke.
A Summer of Love: Bondo Ntuli.
A Summer Of Love With Bondo Ntuli
E’Socialink Shisa Nyama and Car Wash
February 16, 12pm
Free event; visit Facebook for more information
Join the popular radio DJ for an afternoon of love-inspired music. A cooler box will set you back R50 and the first 10 groups of four to arrive will get a free bottle of wine.
Rhythms – The Gumboots Show
February 21 to 29
R100 to R250 at webtickets.co.za
Be entranced by the tribal beats and traditional songs of African miners brought to life by one of the most unique percussion instruments we have, the gumboot.
Love, Eat and Dance
Multi Pro Cookers and Equipment Hire, Rockville
February 15, 3pm
R150 to R250 entrance; R30 for a cooler box. Call 078 010 1976 for more information
For those who did not catch last week’s wave of Valentine’s Day swindling, here’s yet another event designed to part you from your money under the guise of celebrating love. A buffet, music, the works.
The Drip Rooftop Party by Hu Nose: Propaganda.
The Drip Rooftop Pool Party By Hu Nose
Visit Facebook for more information
Up-and-coming deejays will play at this spacious club. There are three dance floors, including an elevated level, a braai house and an aqua stage, as well as baller-level VIP packages.
Outdoor Movie Night
Anja’s Tea Garden, Zwalu Estate
February 21, 5pm
R60 to R120 at tickets.tixsa.co.za/event/zwalu-estate
Gather the fam and enjoy some light musical entertainment before a screening of Pixar’s Ice Age 5 ... Totally been waiting for the fifth movie.
Switch Aero Boot
Loftus Park, Hatfield, Pretoria
February 22, 6.30am
R250 at quciket.co.za
This combination of aerobics and functional training takes place over two floors with two trainers for two-and-half hours. You alternate between floors every 20 minutes, with amazing prizes to be won including clothing vouchers and headphones, all while you get fit.
Mother City Comedy Festival: Comedian Nina Hastie.
Mother City Comedy Festival
Baxter Theatre Centre
February 11 to 29
R120 to R200 at webtickets.co.za
The mother of all comedy festivals returns for three weeks of humour provided by more than 45 comedians over 40 shows.
Henna and High Tea
February 22, 10am
R1 500 per person; email firstname.lastname@example.org to book
Tea is one of the ingredients that goes into mixing a perfect blend of henna paste. Enjoy the delights of both at this tea party that will look back on the history of henna and give you pointers on certain design aspects of the body art.
BON Hotel, Bloemfontein Central
Free event; visit bonhotels.com
Enjoy happy hour specials at this shimmering hang-out in the Free State. The well-priced liquor will go along well with the sing-along element of the evening.