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Those who en­joy fine arts can catch the last day of the Cape Town Art Fair, or check out re­mark­able minia­ture paint­ings in Joburg. If you’re in the mood for some­thing lighter, com­edy shows abound. Phum­lani Sithebe Langa sorts out your sched­ule

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Sun

Edge, El­iz­a­beth Sned­don Theatre, Univer­sity of KwaZulu-Na­tal, Dur­ban Dur­ban’s Si­wela Sonke Dance Theatre presents Edge, a sea­son of five mini-size dance pieces by the tal­ented chore­og­ra­phers of this no­table com­pany. Tick­ets R20 to R50 at

sned­donthe­atre.co.za. The first dance is at 3pm The World Fed­er­a­tion of Minia­tur­ists Ex­hi­bi­tion, cen­tre court at Hyde Park Cor­ner, Joburg This pres­ti­gious ex­hi­bi­tion is held ev­ery four years in a dif­fer­ent coun­try, and the Minia­ture Art So­ci­ety of SA is host­ing it for the first time in Africa. Ex­pect the most beau­ti­ful small-scale works of art from 12 coun­tries. It’s a must-see.

Free event. From 9am to 9pm Cape Town Art Fair 2016, Cape Town ICC, Cape Town Catch the last day of this lead­ing in­ter­na­tional art fair, which show­cases con­tem­po­rary work from Africa and around the world. Ex­pect a care­fully cu­rated pro­gramme with round ta­ble dis­cus­sions and guided walks.

Tick­ets R80 to R120 at com­puticket.com. From 11am

Mon

22.02 Jus­tus Jager: Pri­vateSen­sa­tion, Gra­ham’s Fine Art Gallery, Joburg Ger­man artist Jager has ex­hib­ited through­out Europe, in­clud­ing ma­jor shows in Rus­sia, and now he’s show­ing in SA. He’s been pre­par­ing for this ex­hi­bi­tion for a year. It com­bines two of his bod­ies of work ref­er­enc­ing the voyeuris­tic and ex­hi­bi­tion­ist be­hav­iour of con­tem­po­rary me­dia and so­ci­ety. Free en­trance. Gallery opens 10am.

Runs till March 4

Tue

23.02 Tues­day Com­edy with La­zola Gola and Rob­bie Collins, Kitch­ener’s, Joburg Watch th­ese two un­leash new ma­te­rial at a cel­e­brated venue in the city. They’ll be refining their act, so you can trust that it will be fresh and highly en­ter­tain­ing. Be there or be square. Tick­ets R20 at info@kitch­en­ers.co.za.

Starts 8pm

Wed

24.02 Star­wors: The Wors Awak­ens! Artscape Theatre Cen­tre, Cape Town This takes place not so long ago in a galaxy (or coun­try) not too far, far away. It is for fans and new­com­ers alike. Catch this hi­lar­i­ous par­ody that retells the en­tire Star Wars saga in un­der 60 min­utes. All your favourite char­ac­ters from th­ese movies will be on stage, but with a lo­cal, satir­i­cal twist.

Tick­ets R80 to R90 at com­puticket.com. Starts 8.15pm

Thu

Book Launch: A Prayer of a Black Man, Win­nie’s Soul & Jazz Restau­rant, Joburg “African peo­ple have spent too much time danc­ing at free­dom cel­e­bra­tions in our newly in­de­pen­dent African states,” reads the in­tro to au­thor Mot­sumi oa Mphir­ime’s new book. At­tend the launch and get your hands on some lo­cal lit­er­a­ture.

Free event. Starts 7pm

Fri

26.02Marc Lot­ter­ing: Hash­tag Lot­ter­ing,One of South Die Africa’sBoer, Capetop Town co­me­di­ans is back at it. He’s been in the busi­ness for 16 years, and his unique brand of hu­mour and colour­ful char­ac­ters are some­thing to be­hold. Catch him tonight. Tick­ets R120 at dieboer.com.

Starts 8.30pm I Turned Away and She Was Gone, Mag­net Theatre, Cape Town Ex­plores the pas­sage and cy­cles of life of three gen­er­a­tions of women and the re­la­tion­ship we all have with our past, present and fu­ture selves. Star­ring theatre leg­end Jennie Reznek.

Tick­ets R65 to R130 at webtick­ets.co.za. Starts 8pm Home­mak­ers Expo 2016, Tick­etpro Dome, Joburg The Home­mak­ers Expo is back in town and this year it’s big­ger than ever. You’ll find a year’s worth of shop­ping all un­der one roof over four days. The best in home im­prove­ment will be around to help you turn your hum­ble pad into a palace. Tick­ets R100 at tick­et­prodome.co.za. Pen­sion­ers and kids get in free

Starts 10am

Sat

27.02 iKHO! Fes­ti­val, Seabrooke’s Theatre, Dur­ban The iKHO! Fes­ti­val is Dur­ban’s first fam­ily theatre pup­pet fes­ti­val. It will run over three days. There are six per­for­mances on of­fer, all cen­tred on eco­log­i­cal aware­ness. It’s a great, cul­tur­ally rich out­ing for the whole fam­ily.

Tick­ets R35 at dur­ban­high­school.co.za. From 11am Tsh­wane Com­edy Nights, SA State Theatre, Pre­to­ria This event con­tin­ues to shine a light on new comedic tal­ent in the coun­try. Be sure to head on over to sup­port the fu­ture Trevor Noahs of this world. Tonight fea­tures Tee Tee, Alex Kunene and Pravesh Mun­gal­dave. Tick­ets R100 at com­puticket.com.

Starts 8pm Feast of the Grape, D’Aria Wine Farm, Dur­banville Kick off your shoes for some squish­ing and splat­ting at this year’s Feast of the Grape, a week­end of har­vest fun hosted by 12 wine farms in the charm­ing Dur­banville Wine Val­ley.

Tick­ets R30 to R120 at webtick­ets.co.za. Starts 11am Bitches Be Back, Car­ni­val City, Joburg This com­edy show prom­ises to kick 2016 right in the testos­terone, with a re­freshed cast, new ma­te­rial and a spec­tac­u­lar venue. Hosted by Anele Mdoda, ex­pect an awe­some line-up, in­clud­ing Tumi Mo­rake, Ce­leste Ntuli and Noko Moswete. Tick­ets R120 to R295 at com­puticket.com. Starts 8pm

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