Plan your weekend with the fly guide to the high life

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Sundays in The Living Room
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Elections draw ever so closer. Best to take your mind off things with some Easter fun. Try a Champagne festival or some theatre. Phumlani S Langa has all this in the fly guide to the high life.

JOBURG

PARTY

Sundays in the Living Room

The Living Room

April 7, 11am

R55 to R1 350 at quicket.co.za

You have to try this chic lounge in the Maboneng precinct. Panoramic views of the city and a lovely balance of dance and chilling. In our city, you’re either at a club or a pub. We are lounging over here.

COMEDY

Conrad Koch and Chester Missing: Puppet Guy

Montecasino

April 4 to 7

Show times, Thursday and Friday 8pm, Saturday 4pm and 8pm and Sunday 3pm

R150 to R180 at computicket.com

The most controversial puppet returns to the stage with his buddy Conrad. Strap in for some thought-provoking laughs.

CHAMPAGNE

Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

Inanda Club, Polo Room

April 13 to 14, 12pm

R380 at webtickets.co.za

If you’re into bubbly then this needs your undivided attention. Picture a garden party setting with an array of bubbles to try. The finest local sparkling wine, Italian Prosecco and French Champagne – winemakers plan to take your taste buds on a journey around the world.

CHOIR CONCERT

Easter's Songs of Praise

Linder Auditorium 

April 12, 7pm 

R150 to R200 at computicket.com 

Join The Salvation Army for an evening of choral music and praise. This event has been around for 8 years or so and the idea is that things get bigger and better with time so don't miss out. 

SOWETO

1

GOSPEL

Barorisi ba Morena & The Holy Saints

Soweto Theatre

April 7, 11am

R100 at webtickets.co.za

Barorisi ba Morena & The Holy Saints gospel singers will be recording live. Come along for a clap and tap event.

KIDS THEATRE

Puleng and the Red Eye

Soweto Theatre

April 11 to 14

R30 to R50 at webtickets.co.za

A children’s theatre piece that follows the story of Puleng, a 12-year-old orphan who lives with her grandmother who lost her sight while she was trying to rescue her children from a fire. In the story Puleng has a simple wish and this is for her grandmother to be able to see again, so she can see how grown and beautiful she is. Her story explores the love children have for their grandparents regardless of how old they are.

CULTURAL TOUR

Soweto Experience

Vilakazi Street

April 8, 1pm

R300 at quicket.co.za

Celebrate Soweto with good food and drink, and lots more.

PRETORIA

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FOOD

African Food Festival Pretoria National Botanical Gardens

April 13, from 12pm

R180 to R1 200 at computicket.com

The African Food Festival has arrived. Have a picnic, take in the atmosphere and, of course, tuck into the food from 20 stalls representing 20 African countries. Performances by Cassper Nyovest, Mafikizolo, Tronomy (Nigeria), a resident DJ and resident Afro band. This event will be kicked off by African dance groups and poets. Expect Setswana, Zulu, Gumboots, Tsonga, Sbujwa, Pantsula and Pedi styles ... and many more.

THEATRE

You Are An Eagle

The SA State Theatre

April 11 to 28,

Select shows at 11am and 3pm

R100 at webtickets.co.za

Take the kids to watch this cute play about an eagle who is born among chickens. As he grows, the differences between him and his adopted family start to show.

LIVE MUSIC

Unisa Jazz Festival

ZK Matthews Great Hall, Unisa

April 13, 7pm

R110 to R140 at joubeae@unisa.ac.za

The second Unisa Jazz Festival will now be held over two nights and the line-up features both local and international acts.

ELSEWHERE

CAPE TOWN

1

420 Sundaze

Trenchtown, Observatory

April 7, 1pm

R70 at trenchtown.obz@gmail.com

Blaze it up. April brings with it the all too infamous day, 420. Stoners rejoice and celebrate the herb. You can join in on the first of every month. Live entertainment and you can bring your own booze.

DURBAN

My Obituary

The Playhouse Company

April 13, 6pm

R220 at computicket.com

This morbid tale of mortality sees a man reunite with his deceased parents. They have dinner and discuss the night they died.

Durban SPCA and Hills Easter Egg Hunt

SPCA Durban

April 13, 2pm to 5pm

R60 to R150 at quicket.co.za

The admission fee gets you a goodie bag and access to the Easter egg treasure hunt. There will be stalls and inflatable sumo wrestling. Best thing is you can bring your dog.



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