MUSIC AND SHOWS Laughing Productions will host a new line-up of new blood on the comedy scene from September 29 to 30 at the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya. Laugh Lukker Comedy will feature DJ, singer, actor and MC Yusuph Kadoo; and engineering consultant Liam Johns, who opened shows for Loyisa Gola, Marc Lottering and Jason Goliath. Also on the bill are statistics lecturer and PhD student Mo Vawda and impersonator Jeremiah Gounden. Parental guidance 13. Tickets at Computicket.
And The Beat Goes On, a Motown show seen through the eyes of DJ Superfly, will be held at the iZulu Theatre at Sibaya from September 16- 18. It will take audiences on a nostalgic trip from the 1960s until the present. Tickets at Computicket.
Defending the Caveman, starring Tim Plewman, will be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from October 2 to 14. It humorously exposes the hunter-gatherer in all of us. Tickets at Computicket.
Footloose will be staged at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre until September 17. It’s about a tenacious and rebellious city teenager who moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned. The teen leads the young people in a protest against the banning of the annual dance. Tickets at Computicket.
Shall We Dance will be staged at the Playhouse Opera until September 17. It will feature close to 100 dancers from KZN’s top dance studios. Tickets at Computicket.
EVENTS The Color Run will take place on October 22 at the Durban North College on Prospect Hall Road from 9am for 10am. Tickets at www.thecolorrun. co.za
The Hilton Arts Festival will take place at Hilton College from September 15 to 17.
The uMhlanga Antique Fair will take place at uMhlanga Centre on September 17 from 9am. There will be a selection of antiques, vintage collectables, jewellery, books, silver, brass, glassware and ceramics. Call 084 548 0366.
FLEA MARKETS Nelson Mandela Chatsworth Youth Centre holds a flea market on the first Sunday of every month, with live entertainment and kids’ activities. Entry is free.
Bangladesh Market at Westcliff, Chatsworth every Saturday, offering fresh produce, exotic vegetables for Indian cooking, clothing, spices and kitchenware. Call 031 311 1111.
Essenwood Plan B Market. Berea Park, Essenwood Road. Arts and crafts market. Every Saturday, 9am-2pm. Call 081 370 7577.
Fragrance Street Market, Chatsworth. Opposite RK Khan Hospital. Wednesdays to Saturdays, 9am-5pm; Sundays 10am4pm. Call 072 638 9459.
Kloof and Highway SPCA Market, 29 Village Road. Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 8am-noon. Last Sunday of the month, 8.30am-12.30pm. Call 031 764 1212.
Shongweni Market. 457 Mr551 Road. Every Saturday, 6.30am-11.30pm. For more information, call 083 777 1674.
The uMhlanga Farmers’ Market is on in Prestondale, Autumn Drive, uMhlanga Ridge, every Wednesday from 9am-noon. Call 074 445 6186.
Fancy yourself a superhero and wanting a reason to shine? The most colourful event in town, the second Color Run, will take place on October 22 at Durban North College.