18 February to 24 February

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll have a blast in Cape Town this week!

In arts and entertainment news, Australian stand-up comedian Jim Jefferies is at the Grand Arena on Wednesday 20th, Museum Night comes to the V&A Waterfront on Thursday 21st, and the Fugard Theatre is screening The Queen of Spades (Russian with English surtitles) from the Royal Opera House on Sunday 24th.

Music events this week include the show Happy New Year at the Fugard Studio from Tuesday 19th, the first Cape Town Concert Series recital of the new season at the Baxter Theatre on Saturday 23rd, and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra at Kirstenbosch on Sunday 24th.

Staying outdoors, the Galileo Open Air Cinema is screening four film this week: Downsizing at Kirstenbosch on Wednesday 20th, Braveheart at Meerendal Wine Estate on Thursday 21st, The Proposal at Meerendal Wine Estate on Friday 22nd, and Murder On The Orient Express in Somerset West on Saturday 23rd. You can also enjoy more fresh air at Cape Town Sixes and Open Streets Langa this weekend.

Hungry for more? Food Truck Friday takes place on Friday 22nd, the Cape Town Pizza and Pasta Festival is in Green Point on Saturday 23rd, and both the original Gin & Tonic Festival and the tenth annual Constantia Fresh are on Sunday 24th. But if you’re busy on the weekend, we’ve got you covered with restaurant specials for every day of the week. That’s bound to keep you smiling until we meet again!

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