What's on today

2008-01-25 00:00

Pmb Theatre: St Anne’s College Theatre is hosting one performance of Prodigal, featuring Tim Redpath and created by Dani Marais and Lorraine Knox at 7.30 pm. Prodigal was one of the hits of the National Arts Festival both last year and the year before and follows the tale of a young Eastern Cape farm boy as he decides to leave home and seek his fortune in Johannesburg. Tickets are R50 (R40 concessions) and to book, phone 033 343 3300.

Pmb Event: At 7.30 pm today, Clive Lawrance will give a poetry reading, Poetry is for the Birds at Macs House (173 Alkexandra Road). Lawrance will be accompanied by two flutists. Phone Lawrance at 082 783 7665 or Macs at 033 386 6500 for more details.

Durban Theatre: This weekend at the Rhumbelow Theatre is Liberocco: a Liberace Tribute, starring Rocco de Villiers and directed by Tobie Cronje. De Villiers pays tribute to the “king of bling”, the most flamboyant entertainer ever. Tickets are R70, and the venue will open 90 minutes before the show for picnics and braais. Fires will be available. There is a cash bar (alcohol may not be brought on to the premises). Shows at 8 pm on Friday and Saturday and 6.30 pm on Sunday. Phone or email Roland for bookings at 031 205 7602 (home), 082 499 8636 or e-mail roland@stansell.za.net

Pmb Art: Macs Café 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. 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). 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 visit www.butterflies.co.za

Pmb Art: The Basani Craft Centre at 15 Hyslop Road is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm (closed Mondays). There is a gallery stocking Zulu crafts and art, fabric designed by Siyabonga Trompies Ndlovu, a clothing range and the Basani kitchen, serving tea and coffee with light refreshments. Basani is now planning a games aftrnoon every Wednesday, with monthly prizes for mlabalaba, chess and draughts. For more information, phone 033 342 3697 or Zazi on 076 962 9981.

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