12 Jul See this, do that: CT l 12 – 18 July 2016
An interactive doccie, an exhibition of sound frequencies made visible, a book reading, live music, and guzzling beer on the first Food Truck Fridays are just some of the things you should be doing in Cape Town this week. Here goes!
Tuesday 12 July 2016
Living History of Obz: A Documentary
The first public screening of this interactive audio-visual history will be taking place at A Touch of Madness, followed by an open discussion to determine which direction the larger Observatorian community wishes the project to go. Click here for more info.
A Touch of Madness, 12 Nuttall Road // 6pm
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Sonic bursts of luminous colours are the results of Jordan-Lee Garbutt’s experimental methods to capture sound through paint in his photographic project, The Power of Sound. “The photographs captures the culmination of these differing variables in the transference of sound energy through to kinetic; it observes a singularities, once off occurrences at a single moment in time,” says Jordan. Visit Facebook for more.
157 Victoria Road, Woodstock // 9am-5pm
Reading and Dialogue: The Girl Without a Sound
“The Girl Without A Sound was born out of defiance and as a response to the fairytales we were told as little girls. Stories about white princesses with blue eyes, flowing locks of hair and an overwhelming awareness of their beauty,” says Buhle Ngaba. She and her team will present a reading from the book followed by a discussion. Visit Facebook for more.
The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street // 5:30-7:30pm
Thursday 14 July 2016
Creative Exchange Night #2
Creative Exchange Night #2 is happening in conjunction with Museum Night and the Thursday Projects Team. The Watershed is hosting “Bring your own Beamer” project where various designs will be projected. DJ Paul Waxon will be playing sweet tunes and a range of vinyl collectors with display their collections, both for sale and swapping. Visit Facebook for more.
The Watershed at the V&A Waterfront, Breakwater Boulevard // 6-9pm
Friday 15 July 2016
Food Truck Fridays
At long last Jack Black Brewing Company has opened their own brewery giving their craft beers a home. The very first of these events Food Truck Fridays will be kicking off at the Tasting Room this week. JACK RABBiT will be serving up some tasty grub and you’ll be able to sip on some smooth brews while listening to the resident DJ on the decks. See Facebook for more.
10 Brigid Road, Dieprivier // 3pm
Medicine Boy: European Tour Fundraiser
R50 at the door gets you in to hear Oh Mercy, Dangerfields and Medicine Boy. They’re asking for our help and admit, “We’re in the lovely, blood-sucking, ego-bashing, bank-breaking heart of organising our second European tour and are calling on all you Mother City movers, shakers and lawbreakers to help us out”. It’s win-win situation, you get to listen to local bands and support fellow creatives. Visit Facebook for more.
Mercury Live, 43 De Villiers Street, Zonnebloem // 8:30-2pm
Monday 18 July 2016
Bark Out Loud
The hottest new restaurant on the Bree Street strip, Burger & Lobster, is hosting a rib tickling event in aid of Mandela day. Come along and see some side-splitting stand up comedy. Some of South Africa’s top comedians including headline act Glen Biderman-Pam will be performing, and all proceeds will go to DARG (Domestic Animal Rescue Group). For tickets and more information go to Quicket.
Burger & Lobster, 105 Bree Street // 8pm