What's on 29 January

2008-01-29 00:00

Durban Theatre: The first major show at the Barnyard Theatre at Gateway this year is Natural Woman, opening today and running until March 9. The show takes a seductive and powerful look at the history of women in modern music, with Barnyard favourite Ramaine Barreiro Lloyd on lead vocals. Tickets are R100 Wednesday to Saturday and R65 Tuesday night and Sunday matinees. A Super Saver show at R40 will be offered at the matinee on Saturday, February 23. Bookings and inquiries: 031 566 3045 or visit gateway@barnyardtheatres.co.za

Durban Event: This month's meeting of Durban's Live Poets Society takes place at 6 pm at the Point Yacht Club. The guest poet is Charlie Wiggil, and his subject is ÒReal Virtuality - a poet's perspective". The theme for the evening is Power. For more information, e-mail John Ballam at johnballam@telkomsa.net

Pmb Art: The Tatham Art Gallery's New Acquisitions exhibition runs until May 4. This showcases works bought by and donated to the gallery over the past couple of years, as well as some older pieces that have been in the Tatham but never accessioned into the collection and paintings that have hung in the city hall since the days that the gallery was housed there. Gallery hours are 10 am to 6 pm, Tuesday to Sunday. For more information, phone 033 392 2801.

Pmb Art: Macs CafŽ Gallery and 3D Galleries host an exhibition of Wearable Art by Sue Akerman, Annette McMaster, Jutta Faulds and Clare Smith this month. Some pieces are on exhibit only and others are for sale. 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: Currently running at the Blue Caterpillar Gallery at Butterflies for Africa is an exhibition of works by Kobus and Joe Kotze. The exhibition will run until the end of January. Also on display is new work by Charmaine Eastment, featuring the poppies and roses that are an integral part of her work. Information: 033 387 1356 or www.butterflies.co.za

Pmb Art: The Basani Craft Centre at 15 Hyslop Road is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm (closed Mondays). There is a gallery stocking Zulu crafts and art and fabric designed by Siyabonga Trompies Ndlovu. The Work in progress gallery sells work by local young artists, many of whom are available to do commissions. Information: 033 342 3697 or Zazi Shange on 076 962 9981.

Check out the Entertainment section for the latest in the industry. Also check out the Reviews of films over the weekend and recently published books.

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