In Joburg this week we’re holding no bars at the Turpin brother’s dual exhibition, watching the 2016 Oscar nominated short films and we’re also making our way to the Design Indaba simulcast for loads of mind-expanding talks. Here are these and more things to do and see over the next few days.

Tuesday 16 February:

Out There Sessions with Myesha Jenkins

If you love poetry or jazz, this one’s for you. Hosted by Myesha Jenkins at The Orbit (Jozi’s home of jazz), Phillippa Yaa de Villiers and Sibusiso Simelane (AKA Conelius Jones) will perform poetry alongside music by Linda Sikhakhane, Amaechi Ikechi and Yonela Mnana. Click here for more info.

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Wednesday 17 February:

The Design Indaba simulcast

Don’t want to miss the Design Indaba magic? Head to the Joburg simulcast from Wednesday to Friday and get your fill of creative and design-oriented thinking from some of the world’s best. Check out 8 of the speakers we’re most excited to see, and find more info on Design Indaba’s website.

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No Holding Bars by the Turpin brothers

Sam and Joe Turpin are having their first collaborative exhibition at Constitution Hill in Braamfontein. The show will consist of street style paintings by Joe and alternative hip hop sounds by Sam. Visit Facebook for more.

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An adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone

POPArt and The Movement RSA present Just Antigone directed by Mahlasti Mokgonyana and Billy Langa. This modern day version of the Sophocles classic is an exciting fast paced ensemble that creatively chronicles the odyssey of the stubborn Antigone, daughter of the late Oedipus. Visit Facebook to find out more.

Saturday 20 February:

Family Talkabout: Satellite Cities by Svea Josephy

A limited number of 30 families (first come first served) are invited to the Wits Art Museum to join in fun art activities based around Svea Josephy’s current exhibition. Entrance is free! Click here for info.

The Oscar nominated short films of 2016

The Bioscope Independent Cinema are screening of this year’s Oscar nominated short films, across the categories of live action and animation. Find more info here.

Disco De Moda: Matias Aguayo – All Night Long, All Night Strong!

As part of Matias Aguayo Jozi city residency, Broaden A New Sound presents #CHOWJOZI at Kitcheners – an all-night party that promises to be one for the books. Visit Facebook for more info.

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