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wherefore art thou?
Shakespeare fans and lovers of romance, wherefore art thou? The fabled Romeo
& Juliet is being brought to beautiful life by the prestigious Joburg Ballet, so head to the Mandela Theatre on 15-24 July for a sweeping tale of passion, family vendettas and young love that’s all en pointe! Book via webtickets.co.za.
One of the greatest artists of all time is heading our way, so get set for a glorious experience at the Standard Bank Gallery, courtesy of ‘Rhythm and Meaning’, an exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by the genius Henri Matisse. On from 13 July-17 September. For more info, visit sponsorships.standardbank.com.
Is travel your drug of choice, your source of inspiration or your favourite subject in the university of life? Does the phrase “Please fasten your seat belt, we are about to land” make your heart sing? Then the KZN Travel & Adventure Show is for you! Head to the Durban Exhibition Centre from 8-10 July, where you’ll find 80 exhibitors and all manner of adventure-related information, from brilliant places to visit to holiday specials and competitions. For more info, visit kzntravelandadventureshow.co.za.
all we want
Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play
Pygmalion, old-world wit and unforgettable songs come together in My Fair Lady at the Artscape Opera House from 16 July. To see Henry Higgins transform a Cockney working-class girl into a member of high society, book via computicket.com.
If ever there was an excuse for a beret and a Breton stripe, it’s Franschhoek’s Bastille Festival. Expect great wine, terrific cuisine and live music, all set against the backdrop of the historic Huguenot Monument. On from 16-17 July. Book tickets via webtickets.com.