WEEKLY GUIDE TO LOCAL EVENTS: YELLOW JEWELLERY, NORVAL CTABF EVENT, RIP TUMBLR AND GREGORY PORTER IN KIRSTENBOSCH 2023

Events

Yellow Jewellery: Showroom opening

Yellow Jewellery invites you to their monthly Showroom opening, to debut the work of their new guest, @sleeperonline. The event opens on Saturday, 27 August from 12:00 – 16:00 at The Old Castle Brewery Building. With good music & tasty drinks, pop in for the jewellery, but stay for the vibes! Poster by @taraleemcnulty.

Studio Candor: Fashion show spectacle and Afterparty

Get ready now, and plan for this unique event! Studio candor’s fashion show takes place Saturday, 3 Sep from 18:00 – 20:00.

Get more info + purchase your ticket(s) online.

Art and design


Cape Town Art Book Fair: weekend affair

Celebrating the visual arts, art publishing and the broader creative community, Norval Foundation is proud to present the third edition of the Cape Town Art Book Fair (CTABF) taking place over 26 – 28 August 2022.

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Uncover by Kamyar Bineshtarigh

is presented alongside current exhibitions, ‘When Rain Clouds Gather: Black South African Woman Artists, 1940—2000’ and ‘The Zanzibari Years: Irma Stern’. A diverse public programme will accompany the exhibition, featuring artist walkabouts, talks and education workshops. The exhibition runs from 23 July – 10 October 2022.

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The KFC Creative MASHup

On Wednesday, 17 August 2022, South Africa’s biggest QSR brand, KFC, teamed up with UJ (the University of Johannesburg) in a collaborative design programme for second and third-year students. The collaboration termed, The KFC Creative MASHup saw a gathering of students from the Faculty of Art Design and Architecture (FADA) participate in several unique design projects to support their dreams and elevate the young creatives.

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New solo show at Kitsune: RIP TUMBLR

A new solo show at Kitsune is coming for us! Opening next month on Saturday, 3rd Sep from 13:00 – 18:00, is R.I.P. tumblr by @jody_brand_. See you there! Poster by @aryujassika.

New solo exhibition by Black Koki, Last Minute: Make sure you arrive in black

Make way for Last Minute, a solo exhibition by Black Koki exhibition! The exhibition opens today, Friday, 26 August from 18:00 – 20:30. Find the venue Lil’ Gallery at 121 Hatfield St, Gardens, Cape Town. DJ set by @roastinrecords. Drinks by @drink_dope. Dress code: Black

Music

Music Announcement: Gregory Porter New Year Tour

One of the greatest voices of our generation, two-time Grammy Award winning singing sensation Gregory Porter returns to South Africa for his first solo concert tour! Join in ‘An Intimate Evening with Gregory Porter’ at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town on 21 January.

Winter at the Baxter theatre with Arno Carstens

Join the legendry Arno Carstens performing with his trio for an intimate evening of music and art at the Baxter Theatre Concert Hall! He’ll be playing hits spanning from his early career in the Springbok Nude Girls, right through to the present day, all up close and personal as he shares his anecdotes and stories from his iconic musical career.

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