What's on 25 February

2008-02-25 00:00

Dbn Comedy: My Nirvana: Kill the Lights, written and performed by South African stand-up Glen Bo, is back at the Dockyard tonight. This is a show for comedy fans who deviate from the mainstream, enjoy satire and lashings of mania. Booking: www.strictlytickets.com or at the Dockyard at 031 201 9147. Doors open at 7 pm and the show is at 8 pm. Tickets are R60. Dinner available.

Dbn Theatre: Think Theatre’s staging of Hamlet at the Playhouse runs until March 7, directed by Clare Mortimer with Iain Ewok Robinson in the title role. Hamlet has a public performance at 7 pm on February 29 and schools performances at 9 am and noon Mondays to Fridays until March 7, and at noon only on February 29. Booking is through Computicket.

Pmb Art: The Tatham Art Gallery’s New Acquisitions exhibition runs until May 4. This showcases works acquired by the gallery over the last couple of years, as well as some older pieces and paintings that have hung in the city hall since the days that the gallery was housed there. Some of the works were bought on local exhibitions, from Jabulisa 2006 and from last year’s Echo Craft Bazaar. Gallery hours are 10 am to 6 pm, Tuesday to Sunday. For more information, phone 033 392 2801.

Pmb Art: In both the Tatham’s Schreiner Gallery and the Georgetown Library in Edendale is Edendale Excels, a celebration of four artists with links to Edendale — Gerard Bhengu, Michael Zondi, Chickenman Mkhize and Siyabonga Sikhosana, ending on May 4 in the Tatham and February 29 at Georgetown. and the Tatham. Tatham gallery hours 10 am to 6 pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Information: 033 392 2801. Georgetown hours: 8.30 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. Information: Sindi Mkhulisi at 033 399 3641.

Pmb Art: The exhibition of wearable art by Sue Akerman, Annette McMaster, Jutta Faulds and Clare Smith in the café and 3D galleries continues this month. Some pieces are on exhibit only and others are for sale. There are also angels, mosaics, papier-mâché pieces and jewellery by Macs members and wire birds by Wesley Flanagan. For more information, phone 033 386 6500 (mornings). Macs coffee shop is now open Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm, Friday 8 am to 8 pm, Saturday 8 am to 2 pm and Sunday 9 am to 2 pm. Phone 033 346 0690 to book your table.

Pmb Art: The Blue Caterpillar Gallery at Butterflies for Africa is currently showing paintings by Pietermaritzburg-born Dutch resident, Jon Eiselin. His work is characterised by bold colours and striking, elongated figure shapes. The gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday. For more information, phone 033 387 1356 or visit www.butterflies.co.za. Eiselin’s website is at www.joneiselin.com

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