Durban comes alive its annual South African showcase of local, continental and international films during the Durban International Film Festival (organised by the Centre for Creative Arts) from 19 to 29 July.
Spot Light Productions’ talented cast will be performing hits from The Mamas and the Papas, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, The Beatles and many more! This promises to be an evening packed with good music, laughs and fun quizzes; with plenty of spot prizes up for grabs!
KZNPO in association with the Open Air School will host The Sound of United Hearts at 7pm at the Open Air School, 241 Esther Roberts Road, Berea. This event only takes place once every few years to help Open Air School with maintaining its facilities for children with special needs, including a boarding establishment. There will be a silent art auction on the evening as well. Tickets are R100 per person (donations welcome) and you can book through the Open Air School on 031 205 1277 or via email@example.com
Comedy’s modern traditionalist and the bad momma of comedy – Ndumiso Lindi and Tumi Morake – are taking their rib-cracking, hilarious new stand-up show, ‘Married…But Not To Each Other’ across South Africa and into Africa. They hit the Izulu Theatre, Sibaya Casino on Saturday, July 21. The show is a hilarious take on the roles and regulations of marriage and the pothole-laced roads the sexes have to navigate. It’s not just about marriage. It is about the world that these marriages have to survive in. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are available through Computicket.
A high-energy idea forum designed to inform & empower executives, business leaders, & anyone, really, who are wanting to ignite a different way of thinking when it comes to people & the future of work.
Don’t miss the monthly Westville Night market on Friday, 27 July from 4.30pm to 10.30pm in the covered parking at Westville Mall. A family-oriented, child-friendly community market, its focus is on quality slow food and artisanal traders. For more info e-mail Hazel firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fry’s Annual Green Meeting Festival has finally landed in Durban and takes place from 12.30pm to 6pm at Camp Orchards, Hillcrest. Currently the largest vegan festival in South Africa, you can expect an exciting and prestigious line up of inspiring international and local speakers, a three-course delicious, gourmet vegan taster menu, a goodie bag valued over R500 for you to take home, a chance to connect with like-minded, passionate people and a sneak peek into Fry’s latest product innovations. Tickets cost R350 each and are available from www.quicket.co.za
A wise man once quipped: Creativity is contagious. Pass it on. Albert Einstein certainly knew what he was speaking about, and when it comes to encouraging creativity and imagination in our youth, just think of the untold treasure, waiting to be discovered!
With nothing but a suitcase full of dreams and her faithful friend ‘the cello’, Cecilia Di Cecco left Italy to work as a musician with the KZNPO in Durban. Here she learnt to cultivate her music and at the same time began a love affair with food that eventually led to the recent launch of her first cookbook, Cucina in South Africa.
Being massive fans of everything royal (especially the recent wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry) we absolutely cannot wait for the release of this 124 page royal bookazine, The Royal Wedding: A People Magazine Exclusive Collector’s Souvenir (R100).