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October 09, 2012

Cape Town’s refreshing spring 2012 entertainment

Catch comedian Trevor Noah in his new show, That's Racist at the Baxter Theatre. Photo courtesy clevelandcomedyfestival.com

This spring, Cape Town revitalises your social life with a feast of refreshing entertainment events.

From outdoor music concerts featuring the best in local and international artists to hilarious comedy shows and cultural festivals, there are plenty of events to enjoy and be seen at.

Join us at the following spring events in and around the Mother City:


Trevor Noah: That’s Racist

Give this local “boytjie”, who has taken the USA by storm, a warm welcome to the Cape at the Baxter Theatre by attending his latest one-man show.

Date: October 17 to 27
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Stand and deliver: One Night Only

Constantia-born comic Nik Rabinowitz launches his Stand and Deliver DVD with a special one-night-only performance at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Date: October 27
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Bafunny Bafunny: Rings of fire

South Africa’s top comedians, including David Kau, Kagiso Lediga, David Kibuuka, Chris Forrest, Mpho Popps, Nik Rabinowitz, Tats Nkonzo and Mark Banks go for gold in this third instalment of the popular Bafunny Bafunny comedy extravaganza at the Artscape Theatre.

Date: November 2 to 4
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com


Cape Town Diwali Festival 2012

Ratanga Junction will once again be transformed into a hive of delectable cuisine, exquisite fabrics and clothing imported directly from India, relaxing Indian head massages, dancing and more for the annual Cape Town Diwali Festival.

Date: October 27
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com


Michael Jackson HIStory ll Show

Top Michael Jackson impersonator Kenny Wizz will moonwalk and sing his way into the hearts of Capetonian MJ fans with this must-see musical tribute show at the Artscape Theatre.

Date: October 10 to 28
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Tackle Tales: A Soap-a-Thon

Improguise, the Mother City’s award-winning, hilarious improvisation company celebrates its 20th anniversary with a not-to-be missed, all-day improvised soap opera marathon at the University of Cape Town’s Little Theatre in Gardens.

Date: October 27
Email: greenstein.lisa@gmail.com
Website: www.webtickets.co.za

Beyond The Mind

Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay welcomes international mentalist Gilan Gork and his amazing skills to its stage this November. He’s guaranteed to blow your mind and make your jaw drop with his unbelievable act.

Date: November 7 to 24
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com


Club Vibe SA: Once Upon A Time

Relive the best nightclub dancing memories of your youth with Club Vibe’s re-launch party, set to be the biggest the Cape Town International Convention Centre has ever seen.

Date: October 20
Contact: +27 (0)21 424 0299
Website: www.clubvibe.co.za or www.quicket.co.za.

The 8th Annual South African Horrorfest

Scary movie lovers are sure to be ghoulishly excited about the eighth South African Horrorfest at the Labia Theatre in Gardens. Previews to relish include Sam Raimi's The Possession.

Date: October 28 to November 2
Email: info@flamedrop.com
Website: www.horrorfest.info

Live Music:

80s Rewind Festival

If Rick Astley, Belinda Carlisle, Imagination and Nik Kershaw were your teenage idols, you simply cannot miss the 80s Rewind Festival at Grand West Casino and Entertainment World’s Grand Arena.

Date: October 31
Tel: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Linkin Park: Living Things World Tour

American rock band Linkin Park is set to bring the house down with their Living Things concert at the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point this November.

Date: November 7
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Cape Town World Music Festival

Thirty-two international and local music acts will turn the city centre into a multi-venue stage for the first Cape Town World Music Festival.

Date: November 9 and 10
Website: www.capetownworldmusicfestival.com or www.webtickets.co.za.

Adam Lambert Live

This stylish and popular American Idol runner-up and pop singer will leave his fans enthralled with his much-anticipated concert at the Grand Arena.

Date: November 13
Contact: +27 (0)861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Old Mutual Summer Sunset Concerts at Kirstenbosch

Pack a delicious picnic, a comfy blanket and your best friends and head out to the gorgeous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden for the popular Old Mutual Summer Sunset Concerts from Sunday November 25, 2012.

Date: November 25, 2012 to April 7, 2013
Contact: +27 (0)21 799 8783/8620
Website: www.dogreatthings.co.za

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