WEEK­ENDE­VENTS

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bou­tiques open in the city cen­tre un­til 9pm. At Skinny Legs, there will be an ex­hi­bi­tion called Pho­to­booth, a se­lec­tion of por­traits of writ­ers taken at this year’s Fran­schhoek Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val. See www. face­book. com/ FirstThurs­daysCT The hip hop dance show­case Break is at Artscape to­day at 2pm and 8.15pm. It cov­ers the genre’s de­vel­op­ment from the apartheid era to the present. Tick­ets are R60 at Artscape Dial-A-Seat on 021 421 7695 and Com­puticket. The African Dance Theatre is pre­sent­ing an hour-long African mu­si­cal jour­ney through time – ex­pect drums, gum­boots, kwela and pantsula. The shows are at 6pm and 9pm from Mon­day to Satur­day on the first floor of 44 Long Street. Tick­ets are R160 at Webtick­ets or at theatre. www.theafrican­dancethe­atre.co.za. Peter James is launch­ing his new book Dead Man’s Time at Ex­clu­sive Books Cavendish on Tues­day at 6pm. RSVP to 021 674 3030 or e-mail cavendishdeputy@ex­clu­sive­books.co.za Viva Cafe in Somerset Square in High­field Street is host­ing a new po­etry evening with poet Diana Fer­rus on Mon­day at 7pm. To reg­is­ter for open mic time, e- mail info@ vi­va­cafe. co. za or call 021 418 2619. The SA Pink Life­style Expo is at the Sea Point Civic Cen­tre to­day and to­mor­row, from 10am. It is built as a plat­form tar­get­ing the LGBT com­mu­nity. En­trance is R30. (021 425 6463) The Dar­ling Pres­by­te­rian Church is host­ing its an­nual flower show at the parish in Pas­to­rie Street from Au­gust 2 to 4 from 10am to 5pm daily. (084 441 3091) Grammy Award-win­ning al­ter­na­tive rock band Deftones will per­form at Hill­top Live’s One Night in Cape Town on Au­gust 8 at the Grand Arena at GrandWest Casino. They are well known for their 2000 al­bum, White Pony. The punk band Yellowcard, from Florida, will per­form as well. Tick­ets are at https://plank­ton.mobi.

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