Best Month Ever

Cosmopolitan (South Africa) - - CONTENT -

1 Find Your Dream Job

The Youth Em­ploy­a­bil­ity Ind­aba and KZN Ca­reer Expo kicks o˜ at the Dur­ban ICC on 24 May, o˜er­ing ca­reer info and op­por­tu­ni­ties, bur­sary op­tions and learn­er­ship pro­grammes. Meet a host of com­pa­nies and in­sti­tu­tions un­der one roof, and scope out ev­ery­thing from em­ploy­ment pos­si­bil­i­ties to fund­ing for fur­ther study. 2 Lis­ten Up! See SAMA-nom­i­nated Tai­lor (above), who opened for Johnny Clegg dur­ing his ‘Fi­nal Jour­ney’ world tour, per­form tracks from her al­bums The Dark Horse,

Light and Trust, Part 1 on 2 May at the Barn­yard The­atre in Rand­burg, 3 May at Pre­to­ria’s Die Blou Hond, and 5 May at the Ra­dium Beer­hall in Jozi.

3 Cel­e­brate All Things Femme

Pussy Party takes place on the se­cond Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month at Kitch­ener’s in Braam­fontein. A cel­e­bra­tion of all things femme, with fe­male DJs and no cover charge for women, it’s a safe space for net­work­ing, learn­ing and cel­e­brat­ing to­gether. Past DJs in­clude Maria McCloy and Dope Saint Jude (right). 4 Sing for Free­dom Sophi­a­town – the clas­sic mu­si­cal cel­e­brat­ing one of Jo’burg’s last free­hold ar­eas dur­ing apartheid – is back at Pre­to­ria’s SA State The­atre un­til 13 May. 5 Read This The Fran­schhoek Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val runs from 18 to 20 May and o˜ers an im­pres­sive pro­gramme fea­tur­ing the likes of Danielle Bowler and Lau­ren Beukes (left). We’re es­pe­cially look­ing for­ward to the ‘ What Does Fem­i­nism Look Like in 2018’ dis­cus­sion with Jen Thorpe, edi­tor of the Fem­i­nism Is book.

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