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IKAPA DANCE FES­TI­VAL. Town and town­ship is the theme for this in­au­gu­ral fes­ti­val, hosted by Ikapa Dance Com­pany, which opens on Novem­ber 23 with a week of work­shops, poetry and film, cul­mi­nat­ing in a gala evening at Artscape on Novem­ber 28. The gala will fea­ture com­pa­nies from SA, US, In­dia, Fin­land, Mozam­bique and South Africa. On Novem­ber 29, The Mabo­neng Town­ship Arts Ex­pe­ri­ence Fes­ti­val will take place in Gugulethu. See www.ika­padancethe­atre.co.za. Book at Com­puticket/0861 915 8000 www.com­puticket.co.za FOUR: 30 OP­ERAS MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA. This plat­form of lo­cally brewed short op­eras is at Artscape from next Satur­day to Novem­ber 28 and fol­lows sim­i­lar pro­duc­tions staged in 2010 and in 2013. The team be­hind Four: 30 in­cludes direc­tors Ge­of­frey Hyland, Mar­cus Desando, de­signer Michael Mitchell, con­duc­tor Ka­mal Khan and cos­tume de­signer Leigh Bishop. Li­bret­tos are by Jan­ice Honey­man, Mkhu­l­uli Mabija, Joan Ham­bidge and Lau­rence Al­lan. Tick­ets R200. Book at Com­puticket 0861 915 8000, www.com­puticket.com or at Artscape on 021 421 7695. XX KISS KISS. Sis­ters Tara and Cleo Not­cutt re­cently pre­miered this zesty, funky revue at Alexan­der Up­stairs and it’s on for an­other run at the Kalk Bay The­atre from Novem­ber 24-28. Tara di­rects Cleo (who is also the chore­og­ra­pher) and awe­somely tal­ented dancers in this fun show which is an in­ter­ro­ga­tion of the kiss set to a mash-up of mu­sic. Tick­ets R125; two-for-the-priceof-one on Tues­days. Book at www.kalk­baythe­atre .co.za or call 021 788 7257.

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