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2019-09-08 00:02

JOBURG

Nedbank International Polo

POLO

Nedbank International Polo

Inanda Polo Club

September 14, 10am

R150 to R1 500 at computicket.com

Guests from across the continent and abroad will flock to this sporting fixture with a heritage of elegance, congenial hospitality and sensory scintillation. As one of the longest-running polo tournaments in southern Africa, guests will be spoilt for choice, with various package options including general admission, polo picnic sites, the Tanqueray gin garden and corporate hospitality. The day promises an exhilarating and action-packed polo match, not forgetting a showcase of local and international fashion and style.

THEATRE

Ekasi Lam: An Ode to Kwaito, Un-owed to Kwaito

The Market theatre

September 8, 3.15pm

R130 at webtickets.co.za

Enjoy this homage to the vibrant street culture and music of kwaito. The sound of rebellion will be explored in this must-see production.

ART

FNB Art Joburg

Sandton Convention Centre

September 13 to 15

R60 to R200 at tixsa.co.za

The art social calendar’s biggest event. Take in the creativity at the leading art fair in the cultural and economic capital of Africa.

FASHION

Exclusive Fashion Show

Joburg Theatre

September 14, 6pm

R100 to R150 at webtickets.co.za

Throw your weight and patronage behind emerging fashion designers at this unique platform conceived at The Baxter theatre in Cape Town. It’s spreading now and is about to blossom in Joburg.

SOWETO

FILM SCREENING

Girlfriends Getaway with Hustlers

Maponya Mall Ster-Kinekor

September 11, 7pm

R60 at sterkinekor.com

Grab the girls and get the first look at this exciting story about women of the pole in Hustlers, starring Cardi B and J-Lo. Drinks and snacks will be served beforehand.

LIVE MUSIC

Horror Fridays – Saints and Sinners

Soweto Theatre

September 13, 4pm

R100 to R200 at webtickets.co.za

When last did you catch Shorty Skilz in action? He’ll be performing alongside a host of underground and indie acts, as well as visual artists.

Monique Bingham

PARTY

The Hunter’s Road To Spring Fiesta

Disoufeng Pub

September 14, 3pm

R70 to R100 at the door

Sensational House vocalist Monique Bingham (pictured) is headlining this gathering, and if you are familiar with her sound then you know to expect a soulful performance that’ll tug on your heartstrings.

PRETORIA

FOOD FESTIVAL

Appetite Fest

Time Square, Menlyn Maine

September 13 to 15

R60 to R450 at computicket.com

I’m yet to meet someone who is impartial to food. We all love it, no? So three whole days of food stalls, workshops, demos and gourmet masterclasses couldn’t possibly be a bad way to spend your time.

THEATRE

Xova

Xova

SA State Theatre

Until September 29

R100 to R120 at webtickets.co.za

The life of an impoverished family living on the outskirts of Pretoria forms the basis of this touching production.

FOOD AND DRINKS

#TheMeatPicnic

Time4House, 177 Celliers St, Sunnyside

September 14, 10am

R100 at quicket.co.za

Are you in the mood for a picnic party? The line-up is robust and the venue is kid-friendly, with swings, fun rides and a pool to keep the heat at bay.

ELSEWHERE

CAPE TOWN

Open Book Festival

District Six Homecoming Centre

September 8, from 10am

R100 at webtickets.co.za

This ninth instalment is going to be the best one yet. Besides an abundance of reading material for you to enjoy, there will poetry, comics, food, and must-attend panel discussions by authors.

* Go to openbookfestival.co.za for the day’s programme

DURBAN

Wena Wezulu

The BAT Centre

Until September 20

Free entrance

Gallery hours apply

This photojournalism exhibition examines the concept of African leadership through stirring imagery. Is the continent in crisis regarding leadership and the varied approaches to being at the helm? Examine this and more.

Dubane Spring Break

Dubane Spring Break

uShaka Marine World

September 14, from 9am

R184 to R400 at tickets.ushakamarineworld.co.za

Welcome the spring season with some sun and water at this lovely adventure park that is perfect for the entire family.

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November 10 2019