Art Exhibitions & Reebok Spartan Race & Family Trail Runs & Auditions


Art Exhibition


Exhibition Opening – Caversham Textiles Exhibit

Wed 20th August 2014

6pm – Artisan Gallery – 344 Florida Road – Durban

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The Reebok Spartan Race

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Sweeney Todd Talk English Fundraiser

The mission of Talk English is to provide high-quality, free English lessons to all who need them, delivered by qualified and trained teachers. They are a Durban-based organisation, started in 2005, and provide free English classes on Saturday mornings from 9.15 am to 12 noon at Addington Primary School in the Point area of Durban

Talk English is holding a fundraiser on 17 August at the 6:00 performance. Tickets are R150.00 each. To book for the fundraiser – contact Jeremy Grest on 031 2612721 / 082 4811324 /; or Cheryl Borresen on

(Source – Publicity Matters)


Air Guitar


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Tough-Man Trail Series 23rd August 2014

The countdown for the 2nd event of the 2014 Tough-Man Trail Series has begun! After a very successful 1st event in July, the new routes for the August race just get better. The 2nd event in the 3 part Series takes place on the 23rd of August, starting and finishing from Freedom Trail in Hillcrest (Plantations / M13 Off ramp)

The main events on Saturday the 23rd of August include a 8 and 16km Trail Run, which both start at 7am, but there is also a Kiddies race which will consist of a 2km run around the finish area. The Kids Trail Run is a safe and secure and starts at 9:30am. There are some steep climbs and descents, but nothing too technical for the little people. The final event in the 3 part Series takes place on Saturday the 27th of September at Freedom Trails. There will be food and drinks available at the start /  finish area and competitors are encouraged to dress up ! Prizes for the best dresses will be given on the starting line.

To enter, go online to  and sign up  the family. Registration for the events will take place at Freedom Trails on race day between 6:00am – 07:00am

The first 100 people to register on Saturday will get a Goodie Bag and a free Saturday Independent Newspaper.

For more information, please contact the B-Active Office: 031 764 1885






PANSA Unplugged Audition for the Cape Town Fringe Festival

PANSA Western Cape is calling for musicians/singers, actor, poets or anyone who would like to showcase their work for the Unplugged slot for the inaugural Cape Town Fringe Festival.

To audition please prepare a 5-10 minutes performance piece.

Audition dates

Wednesday 20 August 2014 at 2pm

Thursday 21st August 2014 at 10am
Venue: Liquidlime Studios (PANSA Offices) 3B Beach Road, Woodstock, Cape Town (near Woodstock and Esplanade train station)

Please note, PANSA will not providing musical instrument

All instruments must be acoustic. Backing tracks CD’s are welcome.

To book an audition slot, please email your name to

Successful artists must be available to performance between the 25-29 September 2014. Performance time are 12:00 – 1pm and 2pm – 3pm.
For further information, please contact PANSA Western Cape office at 021 448 3513


The Blue Monday Platform was created by PANSA-KZN for emerging artists to gain an insight into the performing arts industry, to meet and to network with some of the professionals from the industry. Emerging artists will get exposure and possibly be recruited into their line of talent whether its music, dance, poetry or acting and also getting possible sponsors, agents or producers. BMP also looks at changing the perspective of arts, creating opportunity not only for artists but also for producers to see what is up and new in the performing industry, giving of fresh innovative and new outlook of ideas for the performing arts industry.

So, if you are looking for a performances for your next event or if you are simply interested in seeing live acts from Durban’s Young & Emerging artists then come join us.

DATE: 25th August 2014
VENUE: Catalina theatre (Wilsons wharf)
TIME: 17:30 – 19:30

Tickets sold at R15pp at the door…. Bar will be open for refreshments!!!!

Improv Cape Town presents their 3rd Extra Butter Improv Jam (EBJ) this Tuesday 19 August

The EBJ is an experimental night for improvisers from around Cape Town to play together. The jam session features two rounds of performances where names are drawn from a hat at random to play in scenes directed by Robin & Jason. It’s supportive, with varying levels of experience and a lot of love & fun!

The Long Shots will follow with a new longform format for something different than you’ve ever seen from the Shots. The finale is the long-awaited return of co-Director Jason Delplanque and Mark Sykes’s two person improv Mad Horse.

If you want to play in the jam session then please email or Performers will need to arrive by 18:30 for warm-ups [But they get in for free!] Audience members can rock up after 19:30 to enjoy drinks at the bar before the show begins at 20:00.

Date: Tuesday 19 August
Time (Performers): 18:30
Show Time (Audience): 20:00
Venue: Miao, 20 Jarvis Street, Cape Town

Please join the Facebook event here:

(Source – Pansa)

This edition by Fred Felton

Twitter @fredfelton

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