From fashion to film and festivals galore, it’s going to be another great week!
At the theatre, Tuesday 9th is the start of both The Snow Goose at The Fugard Theatre and the seventh annual Improv Fest at Alexander Upstairs. Other festivals this week include AFI Cape Town Fashion Week (at the CTICC and other venues from Tuesday 9th) and the Cape Town Adventure Film Festival (at the Labia Theatre until Saturday 13th).
Staying at the movies, the Galileo Open Air Cinema has four screenings this week: The Greatest Showman at Kirstenbosch on Wednesday 10th, Wonder Woman at Willowbridge Mall on Thursday 11th, Anchorman at the V&A Waterfront on Friday 12th, and The Great Gatsby at Skilpadvlei Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on Saturday 13th.
Music events this week include the second Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra symphony concert of the autumn season at City Hall on Thursday 11th, a Cape Town Concert Series piano recital at the Baxter Theatre on Saturday 13th, and the Friends of Orchestral Music Sunset Soiree at Bowman’s on Sunday 14th.
What else can you do this weekend? If you’re attending the Wilderness Festival, here’s a list of the best places to stay in Wilderness. And if you’re in Paarl for the Pinotage & Biltong Festival, here are thirteen reasons to visit Spice Route Winery.
Other food and drinks highlights include Noordhoek Crush on Saturday 13th and a five-course feast at Janse & Co on Sunday 14th. The restaurant, which won the Eat Out Retail Capital New Restaurant of the Year Award, is part of the ultimate Kloof Street restaurant guide, which now includes hidden gems like The Dark Horse. Bon appétit!