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2017-03-29 06:03
PHOTO: suppliedMohau Modisakeng

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The Bats are back

ONE of South Africa’s longest running products, with unlimited mileage, The Bats are back rocking and laughing the night away with their brand of memorable music and side splitting humor.

All four wheels are intact; Eddie Eckstein, Paul Ditchfield, Pete Clifford and Derek Gordon are all still roadworthy, in a manner of speaking.

The show takes place at the Hexagon Theatre on Friday, 7 April and Saturday, 8 April at 7.30pm. Tickets cost R120 and are available from Webtickets.

Sacred Cities of the World talk

ALLEYN Diesel’s talk “Sacred Cities of the World” will take place in the lecture theatre at the Tatham Art Gallery on 1 April at 11 am. Cost is R30. Booking is essential at 033 392 2823 or reena.bhoodram@msunduzi.gov.za or 033 392 2828.

Mohau Modisakeng at TAG

Mohau Modisakeng was born in Soweto in 1986 and works between Johannesburg and Cape Town. He received the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art in 2016. Modisakeng uses his body to explore the influence of South Africa’s violent history on how we understand our cultural, political and social roles as human beings. Represented through film, large-scale photographic prints, installations and performance, Modisakeng’s work responds to the history of the black body within the (South) African context.

The exhibition opening takes place at the Tatham Art Gallery on 9 April at 11am. The opening speaker of the exhibition is Professor Terence King. The exhibition will close on 14 May at 5pm.

The Black Lapels

AINTREE Lodge (31 Alice Grange Road, Scottsville) hosts The Black Lapels on 31 March at 7 pm. Tickets are R125, phone 033 386 7956 or 076 158 9881.

Dinner and show at Caversham Mill

RODNEY Branigan returns to Caversham Mill on 7 April. Dinner from 6 pm and show from 8.30 pm. Tickets are R130 excluding dinner. Bookings: cavershammill@mweb.co.za or 033 234 4524.

Ladies paint and dine

A LADIES paint and dine will be held on 1 April from 6pm till 10pm at Taste of Tuscancy in Manchaster Road. This is to promote contemporary art among women. Phone Teslyn Govender on 076 923 3076 for more information.

Michaelhouse Music Festival

MUSIC lovers, head to the hills for the third annual Michaelhouse Music Festival, taking place over the month-end April long weekend. The four-day festival kicks off on Freedom Day, Thursday 27 April and concludes on Sunday 30 April. Pietermaritzburg’s very own Idols star and student teacher and last year’s winner of Idols SA season 12, Noma Khumalo, will be joined by legendary vocalist Sibongile Khumalo.

Big names that will be performing at the festival are Cape Town based live electronic duo The Kiffness and Durban’s Easy Freak (a new Durban-based two-piece performing an eclectic mix of Funk/Pop/Soul/Electro and other sounds combined) and Rubber Duc: an independent, fresh, four-piece band. Also on the bill is Michaelhouse’s very own Pillar Box Red comprising of four Michaelhouse scholars. Ending the festival on a high note will be Africa’s foremost professional orchestra, the KZN Philharmonic led jointly by maestro Richard Cock and Michaelhouse’s very own William Silk.

For more information like the Michaelhouse Music Festival Facebook page or contact the school on 033 234 1000 or email www.michaelhouse.org

Tickets are available to purchase from www.tickethut.co.za/michaelhouse

Alphabet Soup

ALPHABET Soup, a series of three master classes in design with Jinny Heath, takes place on 9, 16 and 23 May from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm at the Tatham Art Gallery.

Heath is a skilled artist and art teacher from Pietermaritzburg. In this hands-on workshop, Heath will use drawing materials to teach principles of two-dimensional design.

This course will be useful to a wide range of people who would like to improve their design skills, especially if they want to know more about the proper use of lettering in design.

The course is R450 per person for all three days. Booking is essential, as space is limited. If you are interested, please contact Reena at 033 392 2823 or e-mail reena.bhoodram@msunduzi.gov.za.

Pictured is Seaside Alphabet by Jack Heath, gouache on paper.

Weekly yoga classes

YOGA classes for women take place on Wednesdays at 9am and Thursday at 6pm with a qualified instructor. Guided meditation is at 10am on Wednesdays. Music classes is on Wednesdays at 6pm. Ladies guided meditation on Wednesday at 10am and Thursday 7pm .

Phone 079 880 3924/0832624926/0835788020 for more information.

Mini rugby classes

COLLEGIANS Mini Rugby takes place at Woodburn Rugby Stadium on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4.45pm to 6pm with age groups under six to under 11. All children, schools and coaches with their boys are welcome to join The Mighty Elephants. Registration documents are available at practice. For more information contact Rupert Rossouw on 082 305 2458 or Henk Hatting on 081 711 6733.

The Bats are back

ONE of South Africa’s longest running products, with unlimited mileage, The Bats are back rocking and laughing the night away with their brand of memorable music and side- splitting humour.

All four wheels are intact - Eddie Eckstein, Paul Ditchfield, Pete Clifford and Derek Gordon and are all still roadworthy, in a manner of speaking.

The show takes place at the Hexagon Theatre on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost R120 from Webtickets.

Sacred Cities of the World talk

ALLEYN Diesel’s talk “Sacred Cities of the World” will take place in the lecture theatre at the Tatham Art Gallery on April 1 at 11am. Cost is R30. Booking is essential at 033 392 2823 or reena.bhoodram@msunduzi.gov.za or 033 392 2828.

Mohau Modisakeng at TAG

MOHAU Modisakeng was born in Soweto in 1986 and works between Johannesburg and Cape Town. He received the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art in 2016. Modisakeng uses his body to explore the influence of South Africa’s violent history on how we understand our cultural, political and social roles as human beings. Represented through film, large-scale photographic prints, installations and performance, Modisakeng’s work responds to the history of the black body within the (South) African context.

Exhibition opens at the Tatham Art Gallery on April 9 at 11am. Opening speaker is Professor Terence King. The exhibition closes on May 14 at 5pm.

The Black Lapels

AINTREE Lodge (31 Alice Grange Road, Scottsville) hosts The Black Lapels on 31 March at 7 pm. Tickets are R125, phone 033 386 7956 or 076 158 9881.

Michaelhouse Music Festival

MUSIC lovers, head to the hills for the third annual Michaelhouse Music Festival over the month-end April long weekend. The four-day festival kicks off on Freedom Day, Thursday April 27 and concludes on Sunday April 30. Pietermaritzburg’s Idols star and student teacher and last year’s winner of Idols SA season 12, Noma Khumalo, will be joined by vocalist Sibongile Khumalo.

Big names that will be performing at the festival are Cape Town electronic duo The Kiffness and Durban’s Easy Freak (a new Durban two-piece performing an eclectic mix of funk, pop, soul and electro and other sounds combined) and Rubber Duc: an independent, fresh, four-piece band. Also on the bill is Michaelhouse’s very own Pillar Box Red comprising of four Michaelhouse scholars. Ending the festival will be Africa’s foremost professional orchestra, the KZN Philharmonic led jointly by maestro Richard Cock and Michaelhouse’s William Silk.

For more information “like” the Michaelhouse Music Festival Facebook page, contact the school on 033 234 1000 or email www.michaelhouse.org

Tickets available from www.tickethut.co.za/michaelhouse

Mini rugby classes

COLLEGIANS Mini Rugby takes place at Woodburn Rugby Stadium on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4.45pm to 6pm with age groups under six to under 11. All children, schools and coaches with their boys are welcome to join The Mighty Elephants. Registration documents are available at practice. For more information contact Rupert Rossouw on 082 305 2458 or Henk Hatting on 081 711 6733.

Weekly yoga classes

YOGA classes for women take place on Wednesdays at 9am and Thursday at 6pm with a qualified instructor. Guided meditation is at 10am on Wednesdays. Music classes are on Wednesdays at 6pm. Ladies guided meditation on Wednesday at 10am and Thursday 7pm. Phone 079 880 3924, 0832624926, or 0835788020 for more information.

Alphabet Soup

ALPHABET Soup, a series of three master classes in design with Jinny Heath, takes place on 9, 16 and 23 May from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm at the Tatham Art Gallery.

Heath is a skilled artist and art teacher from Pietermaritzburg. In this hands-on workshop, Heath will use drawing materials to teach principles of two-dimensional design.

This course will be useful to a wide range of people who would like to improve their design skills, especially if they want to know more about the proper use of lettering in design.

The course is R450 per person for all three days. Booking is essential, as space is limited. If you are interested, please contact Reena at 033 392 2823 or e-mail reena.bhoodram@msunduzi.gov.za.

Pictured is Seaside Alphabet by Jack Heath, gouache on paper.

Dinner and show at Caversham Mill

RODNEY Branigan returns to Caversham Mill on April 7. Dinner from 6pm and show from 8.30pm.

Tickets are R130, excluding dinner. Bookings: cavershammill@mweb.co.za or 033 234 4524.

Ladies paint and dine

A LADIES paint and dine will be held on April 1 from 6pm until 10pm at Taste of Tuscany in Manchester Road.
This is to promote contemporary art among women. Phone Teslyn Govender on 076 923 3076 for more information.

Alphabet Soup

ALPHABET Soup, a series of three master classes in design with Jinny Heath, takes place on 9, 16 and 23 May from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm at the Tatham Art Gallery.

Heath is a skilled artist and art teacher from Pietermaritzburg. In this hands-on workshop, Heath will use drawing materials to teach principles of two-dimensional design.

This course will be useful to a wide range of people who would like to improve their design skills, especially if they want to know more about the proper use of lettering in design.

The course is R450 per person for all three days. Booking is essential, as space is limited. If you are interested, please contact Reena at 033 392 2823 or e-mail reena.bhoodram@msunduzi.gov.za.

Pictured is Seaside Alphabet by Jack Heath, gouache on paper.

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