1.William Kentridge – The Refusal of Time Johannesburg – Exhibition
Where: Johannesburg Art Gallery
The Refusal of Time at the Johannesburg Art Gallery. The work is a collaboration with composer Philip Miller, projection designer and editor Catherine Meyburgh, choreographer and dancer Dada Masilo, Peter Galison, a scientist from the United States and machine-makers, costume designers and set designers from many parts of the world.
Date: Exhibition runs until Sunday 1 February2015
Contact: Johannesburg Art Gallery
2.Amanda Palmer’s Ninja Gig
Where: The Sheds at 1Fox; 1 Fox Street, Ferreirastown, Johannesburg
American Singer/Songwriter Amanda Palmer is in Johannesburg to perform for a free for all ages, Ninja Gig. Doors open at 4 pm and they are encouraging early arrival due to space. it may be madness.
Date: Friday 30 January 2015
Contact: Twitter: @thesheds_1fox
3.Shakespeare in the park: Othello
Where: Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, Cape Town
Shakespeare`s timeless masterpiece comes to life under the stars in the breath-taking natural setting of Cape Town`s historic Maynardville Open-Air Theatre. Award-winning duo, Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer have achieved international recognition for their innovative Shakespeare productions.
Date: Play runs until Saturday 21 February
Contact: Maynardville Box Office 079 742 0107
4.Cool Running’s – Tobogganing
Where: Cool Runnings Tyger Valley, Cape Town
Cool-Runnings tobogganing is a family affair, where Mom, Dad and kids can enjoy the same activity. The quintessential winter pastime but in Cape Town you can have all the fun in the sun. Cool-Runnings has built a 1.2 kilometres of wiggly steel half pipe for tobogganing.
Date: Any time
Cost R35 – R40 per person / per ride
Contact: Cool Runnings
5.The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston
Where: Johannesburg – Joburg Theatre
The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show starring Belinda Davids will be returning to the Joburg Theatre in January 2015 and tickets are on sale now! This brilliant concert featuring South Africa’s own Belinda Davids is equal parts fun, touching and uplifting. Accompanied by a live band and dancers, Davids pays tribute to one of the world’s most revered singers by performing over 2 hours of Houston’s pop hits.
Date: Thursday 22 January – Sunday 15 February
Cost: R160 – R350 per person
Contact: Joburg Theatre Box Office