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2016-07-06 06:00
PHOTO: supplied  Operation Smile

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30 June to 17 July, KickstArt presents Winnie the Pooh at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN campus with performances at 2.30pm from Tuesday to Sunday and 7pm on Friday.

This is an enchanting, episodic retelling of A.A. Milne’s classic and widely loved stories of Christopher Robin and his loveable menagerie of colourful animal friends and their adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood. No babes in arms, or children under three. Book for all the 2016 KickstArt productions at Computicket: www.computicket.co.za For block bookings contact Ailsa Windsor of Going Places: editor.goingpla cessa@gmail.com or 083 250 2690.

Conference:

18-22 July, Aids2016: the world's largest global health conference, now significantly in its 21st year, returns to our shores, monopolising the public spaces, media and mind-set of Durban from. At that time, the global creative community, taking the lead from Durban creatives, will be hosting a myriad project, events, exhibitions and engagements which talk to an HIV/Aids theme.

Art:

Now open, There Are Places I Remember (Hidden memory: Places of our city) is an exhibition art project between the sister cities Bremen,
Germany and Durban.

Working with the subject of art and memory, 11 visual artists from Bremen focus on places in Bremen, each of which, apart from the tourist attractions in the city, has a special meaning for the corresponding artist. The involved artists had previously taken part in various ways in the culture-exchange project, The Designing of the Concordia Tunnel 2012, realised between the two cities. Artists’ work on the theme by uses various media - painting, photography, printing, installation, collage and video. The results are on an exhibition at the Durban Art Gallery.

Supper theatre:

28 June-16 July, Rhumbelow Theatre Durban, ‘ Little Red Riding Hood’ . Once upon a time. There was a young girl called Red who lived in a magical land called … Westville. Join the AUC these school holidays for a new fairy tale, told in a way you’ve never seen it before. Little Red’s Grandma is sick and she has to travel to Grandma’s house to bring her a nice hot bunny chow. But there’s a Big Bad Wolf waiting … who will get to Grandma’s house first Will Little Red be able to resist the temptations of straying from the path? Will the Big Bad Wolf have his way and end up with a full belly? The only way you’ll ever know is by coming to the Rhumbelow Theatre, to watch this award-winning company’s latest children’s theatre offering. Starring Marc Kay and Tess Tjasink, Little Red is sure to be a family favourite. There will be a short workshop after the show, where the audience will learn a few basic techniques of miming and physical theatre (run by the performers, and at no extra cost). Snacks and juices are on sale. Book at Computicket or phone or email Roland for bookings. Email roland@stansell. za.net events.durbantheatre.com or phone 082 499 8636.

2 July at 2.30pm is an Operation Smile fund-raiser. Contact Khushma at khushj@yahoo.com or Geeta at geeta@ion.co.za for tickets - R160. Operation Smile is an organisation that provides free cleft lip and cleft palate operations to children and adults in southern and Central Africa.

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