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LAST THURSDAYS IN HOUT BAY

Every last Thursday of the month, the Village Precinct of Hout Bay invites guests to stroll from the Lions Club Arts & Crafts Market

SUNGAZER FESTIVAL 2022 – BEACH PARTY EDITION

Head to Kogel Bay Resort for the ultimate beach celebration featuring electronic music, luxurious camping, swimming, yoga and more. Activities and offered experiences will include fully stocked bar and water points; food stalls; daytime swimming; 3D mapping and lasers. Venue: Kogel Bay Resort Time: 11 am (26 March) – 4:30 pm (27 March)

Jazzart Dance Theatre Graduate Performance: Meraki

Artscape Theatre Centre D.F. Malan St, Foreshore, Cape Town

Cape Town, 28 February 2022 – Taking place at the Artscape theatre in Cape Town, 24 – 26 March 2022, Jazzart Dance Theatre’s fulltime dancers will perform their graduate work entitled ‘Meraki’.  The eagerly awaited production will highlight three key works the dancers have co-created since enrolment in 2019.  ‘Meraki’ celebrates the dancers’ hard work and commitment and showcases their exceptional talent, which has been honed and cultivated by three acclaimed South African dance makers. ‘Meraki’ is directed by Dane Hurst and Shaun Oelf, Jazzart’s Artist in Residence and features his latest work ‘Awake’.  The programme opens with ‘Frontline’, choregraphed by Hurst in 2021 and is followed by Jazzart’s former Artistic Director, Sifiso Kweyama’s work, ‘Solid’, which premiered at the Artscape in 2019. ‘Frontline’ was created during a time of global pandemic and protest, a monumental time of change whose echoes still reverberate today. During 2020, Hurst worked remotely with Jazzart’s dancers and choreographed the work with the assistance of Oelf.  It should have debuted in 2020 but only hit the theatre stage in 2021.  As can be expected, the work examines the people, including our youth, caught up in the chaos, whilst putting themselves on the line and often finding themselves in harm’s way at the frontline. Kweyama’s ‘Solid’, skilfully, and sensitively interlaces the individual stories into one fluid and cohesive dance that progresses through life’s intricate journey, materialising as a peaceful, joyful, and united human element, protective and nurturing of one another, and of the environment we call home. The production ends with Shaun Oelf’s ‘Awake’. This new choreographic, audio-visual dance work explores the notion of being AWAKE. What does it mean?  Is it the process of being fully conscious, alert, and aware, or is it the feeling of total wellbeing, or both? Oelf believes that by peeling...

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