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Pieces of Me

16 July 2024
(Ends 27 July 2024)
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"No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything."

Plain Jane

18 July 2024
(Ends 20 July 2024)
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Gear up for a laughter-filled roller coaster with 'Plain Jane,' where the uproarious comedy special takes you on a remarkable journey through the ordinary! Arlene, the hilariously relatable protagonist navigates life's...

FMR Bursary Trust Awards Competition

23 July 2024
(Ends 23 July 2024)
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The Fine Music Radio Bursary Trust was established by the Rolf-Stephan Nussbaum Foundation for the purpose of providing scholarships, bursaries or awards for students studying for a performance diploma or degree in music...

The Ugly Noo Noo

23 July 2024
(Ends 10 August 2024)
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In 1988 Andrew Buckland wrote and played in a one-man show under the direction of his wife Janet which changed the face of South African theatre...
23 July 2024
(Ends 10 August 2024)
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Umthandazo

27 July 2024
(Ends 27 July 2024)
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Umthandazo African Music is usually viewed as a kind of music that is of traditional origin and music that takes us back to our roots (embo) because of the originality of many indigenous African instruments...

Giuliette Price Jazz Quintet

30 July 2024
(Ends 30 July 2024)
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Giuliette Price, the captivating singer and songwriter from Cape Town, has been leaving an indelible mark on the music scene ever since her relocation from Johannesburg in 2021.

Zimbini Engomeni Live at Baxter Concert Hall

2 August 2024
(Ends 2 August 2024)
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After a sensational show at the Artscape Opera House last year, where 75% of the tickets were sold, Zimbini Makwetu is back by popular demand! Join us on August 10, 2024, at the Baxter Concert Hall for a mesmerizing 2-hour musical journey.
2 August 2024
(Ends 2 August 2024)
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Neighbourhood

2 August 2024
(Ends 24 August 2024)
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What makes a ‘good neighbourhood’ good? What makes a ‘bad neighbourhood’ bad? The kind of people who live there? The kind of houses they live in? Evergreen grass or the ever dark streets?
2 August 2024
(Ends 24 August 2024)
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SLAM City

3 August 2024
(Ends 3 August 2024)
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Experience the beauty of words and emotions at Slam CT, The city’s premier poetry slam. Held at Masambe at the Baxter Theatre Centre, Slam CT is a dynamic poetry slam that celebrates the raw talent and creativity of local poets.
3 August 2024
(Ends 3 August 2024)
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uVuyo – Music and Dance in Motion

6 August 2024
(Ends 6 August 2024)
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The South African College of Music and the Centre for Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies at the University of Cape Town collaborate to bring you uVuyo – Music and Dance in Motion.
6 August 2024
(Ends 6 August 2024)
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UCT Big Band Celebrates Women

13 August 2024
(Ends 13 August 2024)
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UCT Jazz and the UCT Big band presents a concert in celebration of women. Expect an exciting evening full of beautiful music, from samba to South African grooves, and swing to soul.
13 August 2024
(Ends 13 August 2024)
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Aunty Rumba Rocks Cape Town

17 August 2024
(Ends 17 August 2024)
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A laugh a minute comedy show featuring the ever popular Jailoshini Naidoo and her hilarious alter ego Aunty Rumba,finally comes to CT. The show also features singing sensations Jani Punjab & Lloyd Paul.
17 August 2024
(Ends 17 August 2024)
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Clazz - UCT / SU Piano Exchange Concert

20 August 2024
(Ends 20 August 2024)
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Following the successes of the last twenty-two years, the Stellenbosch University Piano Division once again joins forces with the Piano Division of the University of Cape Town South African College of Music...
20 August 2024
(Ends 20 August 2024)
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UCTSO Concerto Festival

27 August 2024
(Ends 27 August 2024)
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Some of the top performers from the SACM who successfully auditioned to perform at this festival will play alongside the University of Cape Town Symphony Orchestra (UCTSO) under the baton of Brandon Phillips...
27 August 2024
(Ends 27 August 2024)
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Trial and Error

4 September 2024
(Ends 14 September 2024)
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'Trial and Error' is a compelling courtroom drama written and directed by Fleur du Cap nominated director Emma Amber. This thought-provoking play delves into the complexities of the American justice system...
4 September 2024
(Ends 14 September 2024)
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PJ Morton – Live in Cape Town

6 September 2024
(Ends 6 September 2024)
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BreakOut Events is very pleased to announce that the exceptional PJ Morton, Multiple Grammy Award winning musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, solo artist as well as member of Maroon 5, returns to South Africa
6 September 2024
(Ends 6 September 2024)
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CTCS Presents Roshan Chakane

7 September 2024
(Ends 7 September 2024)
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The Cape Town Concert Series presents South African organist Roshan Chakane on Saturday 7 September in the Baxter Concert Hall.
7 September 2024
(Ends 7 September 2024)
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Homegrown - Student Showcase of South African Music

10 September 2024
(Ends 10 September 2024)
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This student showcase concert features a selection of classical performance and composition students from the South African College of Music (SACM), as well as works by South African composers...
10 September 2024
(Ends 10 September 2024)
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UCT String Ensemble

17 September 2024
(Ends 17 September 2024)
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The UCT String Ensemble was founded in 1997 by Anmari van der Westhuizen and is currently headed by UCT’s Head of Strings, Associate Professor Farida Bacharova.
17 September 2024
(Ends 17 September 2024)
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SALT

21 September 2024
(Ends 28 September 2024)
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Cape Ballet Africa ignites The Baxter stage this September with its inaugural season celebrating new work by a trio of revered South African choreographers.
21 September 2024
(Ends 28 September 2024)
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UCT Symphonic Wind Ensemble

8 October 2024
(Ends 8 October 2024)
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The UCT Symphonic Wind Ensemble, comprising about forty-five under- and post-graduate students performed their second concert of 2024, conducted by Brandon Phillips, Head of Woodwind and Ensembles Conductor at UCT.
8 October 2024
(Ends 8 October 2024)
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UCT Strings Competition Finals

11 October 2024
(Ends 11 October 2024)
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The UCT Strings Competition is now open to high school string players AND all string players registered at the University of Cape Town, as well as all incoming students and alumni who graduated in or after 2019.
11 October 2024
(Ends 11 October 2024)
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African Celebration

18 October 2024
(Ends 18 October 2024)
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An exploration of contemporary African music with emphasis on neo-traditional and fusion styles of urban Africa – a new, original blend of Maskande, Marabente and African Jazz performed by members...
18 October 2024
(Ends 18 October 2024)
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CTCS Presents The Franz Trio

19 October 2024
(Ends 19 October 2024)
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The Cape Town Concert Series presents the Franz Trio featuring South African violinist Avigail Bushakewitz with Ernst-Martin Schmidt on viola and Constance Ricard on cello.
19 October 2024
(Ends 19 October 2024)
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Plug into Laughter

19 October 2024
(Ends 19 October 2024)
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A Night to unwind and Plug into laughter! Don’t miss out as our very own Zimbabwean Comedians tickle our funny bones.
19 October 2024
(Ends 19 October 2024)
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UCTSO Symphony Concert

22 October 2024
(Ends 22 October 2024)
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The South African College of Music aims to give students the best possible practical and professional experience towards their future careers through regular performances and competitions.
22 October 2024
(Ends 22 October 2024)
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Laura Searle Prize for Piano Concerto Playing

25 October 2024
(Ends 25 October 2024)
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The 21st edition of the Laura Searle Prize for Piano Concerto Playing, which is open to all piano students of the SACM. Part of the prize is the perform with the UCT Symphony Orchestra next year.
25 October 2024
(Ends 25 October 2024)
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Alfred & Marc At The Baxter Theatre

29 November 2024
(Ends 4 January 2025)
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Popular SA comedians Alfred Adriaan and Marc Lottering join forces to bring you their best material as performed over the last few years. Both comics have been packing out theatres locally and abroad...
29 November 2024
(Ends 4 January 2025)
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