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18 Gangster Museum
Arts & Culture

18 Gangster Museum in Khayelitsha

Discover the first of its kind in Cape Town

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Tshisanyama places
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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

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Street art
Arts & Culture

The Street Artists Behind Our City’s Amazing Murals

Skip the galleries and take a walk through Cape Town to see some impressive street art 

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Bay Harbour Market
Arts & Culture

All Roads Lead to The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay

The crossroads: where South African creativity, culture and kos meet

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The Light Side Cafe 3
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The Light Side Café

Indulge in the lighter side of life at this new, uber creative, vegan pop-up eatery

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kiff kombi tours
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Urban Safari Tour with Kiff Kombi Tours

Your one way ticket to good vibes!

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Anderson .Paak comes to Cape Town
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Best Theatres in and around Cape Town

A round-up of the top playhouses, performance spaces and stages in the Mother City

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
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Inside Zeitz MOCAA : The View From Our Private Tour (video)

Everything you need to know about the Zeitz MOCAA museum.

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18 Gangster Museum
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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Shimansky's History of Diamonds
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Shimansky’s History of Diamonds in South Africa

A look at the background of Mzansi’s most sought-after stone 

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Shimansky Tanzanite 7
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Tanzanite: Africa’s Rarest Gem

A guide to one of the world’s most coveted and sought after precious stones

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Iziko Planetarium
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Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

The all new digital dome at the Iziko Museum boasts edu-tainment for the whole family

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Art Lessons
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Art classes in Cape Town

Channel your inner creative with our pick of the best art classes and studios in the Mother City

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Old Townhouse by Joshua Oates
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The Evolution of the Mother City

Take a look at what our beautiful city used to look like in the 1800s and early 1900s compared to how it looks now

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Observatory
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Wave your freak flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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Melissa's The Food Shop
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Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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Cafe du Cap
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Café du Cap on Loop Street

Café du Cap brings a taste of France to Loop Street

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In The Zone
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In The Zone creative space in Plumstead

Get your creative juices flowing at this fun, family-friendly art studio!

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parkhouse
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Contemporary comfort at The Parkhouse Hotel

Experience serenity and tranquility within the hustle and bustle of Cape Town’s CBD at this intimate boutique hotel.

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Mojo Market
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Mojo Market in Sea Point

Mojo Market, the trendy new addition to Regent Street in Sea Point

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Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
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Art Galleries in Cape Town

A look at the Mother City’s top contemporary and classic exhibition spaces

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Michael Stevenson Gallery
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Cape Town a Global Art Capital?

In light of a blossoming creative scene, tongues are wagging about whether the Mother City has what it takes to carve itself a place on the international art map. Dayle Kavonic investigates.

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Bright Day Art Classes in Woodstock
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Bright Day Art Classes in Cape Town

Learn to draw and paint (almost) like a pro

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Worldart Gallery
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Worldart Gallery in Cape Town Proves That Size Doesn’t Matter

The small creative space that’s a big platform for urban contemporary artists

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Space Between Art Gallery Woodstock Nardstar
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Space Between Art Gallery in Cape Town

Woodstock welcomes a rebellious new exhibition venue dedicated to promoting the underground street art scene 

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Maboneng Township Arts Experience Cape Town
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Township Tour with a Twist – the Maboneng Township Arts Experience

Experience township life and local art with the Langa Township Arts Gallery Tour

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Alexander Bar Cafe
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Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre

An intimate and eclectic performance space in the heart of Cape Town

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Street Art Cape Town: Jaco Slabbert
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Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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manila half face
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A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Terminology

We enlist the help of some of Cape Town’s ‘sickening’ drag queens to school you on the drag dictionary 

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Unsung Art Online Shop Robert Greeff Paintings
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Unsung Art Online Shop in Cape Town

The virtual marketplace making once-off contemporary artworks affordable and accessible

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Creative Arts drawing
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Children’s Art Lessons at Creative Arts

Fun classes for kids keen to explore and expand their creative side

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Michael Elion Art Street Concept Drawing
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Michael Elion: Creating Moments of Magic in Cape Town

A look inside the mind of the artist-architect who’s injecting the urban landscape with colour and whimsy

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Luvey n Rose Art Gallery Logo
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Luvey ‘n Rose Art Gallery and Coffee Shop in Cape Town

The Bo-Kaap’s eclectic resident art salon and café ups and moves to Loop Street

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The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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Erdmann Contemporary Gallery Painting
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Erdmann Contemporary Gallery and The Blah Blah Bar in Cape Town

Renowned city centre gallery relocates and launches the Mother City’s first art bar

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Haas
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Haas: coffee and art

The place for coffee, art and collectibles has moved from Bo Kaap to Buitenkant Street. 

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Creative coffee morning
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Creative Coffee Mornings

Celebrating Cape Town’s creatives with short lecture sessions and a cup of coffee

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Cape Town’s Very Own Home Brewing Scene

Jump into the world of DIY brew and experience a whole new side of the Mother City’s craft beer movement

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I Love My Laundry Sign
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I Love My Laundry

The dirt on Cape Town’s first and only destination laundromat

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Rock Girl Benches1
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On the bench

Rock Girl benches are taking our spaces back

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TED x Cape Town
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TEDxCapeTown - A powerful event

Ideas worth spreading, proudly South African

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Missibaba – bag lady

Thanks to a new shop on Bree Street, it's easier than ever before to bag this creative's luxury handcrafted leather accessories 

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Nomfusi
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An interview with South African superstar Nomfusi

Connecting two worlds through stories and sound

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Fringe Art
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The Fringe Arts finds a permanent home

Once an art and design pop-up-store is now permanently on Kloof Street

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Cape Town Science Center
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Cape Town Science Centre

“Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon"

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The President 2
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What The President thinks about African design and Cape Town

An interview with Peet Pienaar and Hannerie Visser

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Fairtree Simonsberg Contour 3 - 4 Feb 2018 - 2Fairtree Simonsberg Contour MTB

Take a ride on the adventurous side of life at the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour ...

rose and mcc festivalThree cheers for the Rosé and MCC ...

Summer is no time to keep things bottled up so let’s pop some corks at this ...

Shimmy Beach ClubBeach House Sundays at Shimmy Beach Club

Sun, sand, sea and glitz – the weekend isn’t over until you’re relaxing ...

Pokemon LeagueGotta Catch ‘Em All With the ...

Relive your childhood and have some fun playing the Pokémon Card Game

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 4Electroswing is The Theme Party Not to ...

Flapper dresses and tuxedos were all the rage in the roaring twenties, here’s ...

Hope at Paul Cluver Summer FestivalThe Parlotones Live at Paul Cluver

Rock out to this performance

The Galileo Open Air Theatre KirstenboschCape Town By Night: Cool and Unusual ...

A roundup of awesome and quirky after-dark activities in Cape Town

Excentric HairExcentric Hair Salon in Cape Town

Cut, colours, bangs, balayage, tints and transformations at Sea Point hair salon

Classic car and bike show cape townThe 18th Annual IPA Classic Car and Bike Show

The two-day classic car and bike exhibition is on

Big Barrel Pub: Wellington Promo 20 Jan 2Head to Big Barrel Pub for a Fun Night Out and a Chance to Win a Bucket Braai

Friends, a great venue, good food and a chance to win a Bucket Braai… all in a night’s work at Big Barrel Pub

Killarney Track Day - 4Feed Your Need for Speed at MSA Drags at Killarney

Honda, VW, Opel and Renault too, these are some of the cars to expect the MSA Drags at Killarney

butterfly world zooLearn about creatures great and small at Butterfly World Zoo

This sanctuary for small wild animals is a marvellous place to see magnificent creatures up close

Queer Feminist Film Fest 20 - 21 Jan 2018 4The first Queer Feminist Film Festival in Khayelitsha

This event offers a safe space for reflecting on queer issues

Wolfkop Weekender 2018Head to Citrusdal for the Fifth Annual Wolfkop Weekender: Lilo River Flow Music Festival

Wolfkop Weekender: Lilo River Flow Music Festival takes place in Citrusdal this month

Maynardville Shakespear 2018 1Don’t Miss Symphonic Shakespeare at Maynardville

Romeo and Juliet Experienced Through the Sounds of the World’s Best Composers…

Transformers ExhibitionCheck out Transformers in their Animatronics Glory at Grand West

The Autobots and Decepticons Collide on Earth for the Magnificent Animatronic Exhibition of Transformers

gallery one 11Gallery One 11 Summer Exhibition

Catch these local and international artists showcasing their work at this Loop Street studio

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 5Saturdays are for Sunny Daytime Parties at A Touch of Madness

Touchdown Saturdays’ DJ, drink specials and sunny courtyard are ideal for summer afternoons

Roast and Co 9Saturday Lunch Fun with Roast & Co.

Every Saturday in the historic Heritage Square courtyard, Roast & Co. serves up cluckin’ terrific lunch deals on tapas with live entertainment to create a buzz

Roast and Co 22-for-1 Drink Specials at Roast & Co

Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. - enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

Bay Harbour MarketSoothe Your Soul with Live Music at Bay Harbour Market Every Saturday

Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

Bay Harbour MarketYoung Saturdays at Bay Harbour Market

The new Young Saturdays programme at the Bay Harbour Market promises hours of creative fun for their youngest visitors

Oude 2Enjoy a night of entertainment with the family under the stars at Oude Libertas Amphitheatre

Picturesque views form the backdrop to this open-air Oude Libertas theatre. It’s just waiting to host you and your family for a night of delight

King Kong MusicalKing Kong is back in Cape Town for its Final Run

Celebrate the comeback of this historic musical. WATCH: Video footage of the original King Kong Musical

Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Queen in Exile 2Athi-Patra Ruga's Queens in Exile at WHATIFTHEWORLD

The renowned artist’s latest body of work is about telling better stories, ultimately creating a world where the exiled can reign again (watch trailer)

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell TheatreDinner and a Show with Rockwell Theatre

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

Wine FliesWine Flies Give You an Experience Like No Other

Take the road less travelled with this boutique touring company

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL Restaurant

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

kiff kombi toursCraft Beer Safari with Kiff Kombi Tours

Get a 15% discount on a Kiff Kombi Craft Beer Safari Tour when booking for five people or more

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

HintHuntHave a Happy Birthday at HintHunt

Trade Table Dancing and Bottle Service for a Birthday You’re Sure to Remember

Shimmy Beach ClubBeach House Sundays at Shimmy Beach Club

Sun, sand, sea and glitz – the weekend isn’t over until you’re relaxing at Shimmy Beach Club

Wolfkop Weekender 2018Head to Citrusdal for the Fifth Annual Wolfkop Weekender: Lilo River Flow Music Festival

Wolfkop Weekender: Lilo River Flow Music Festival takes place in Citrusdal this month

Transformers ExhibitionCheck out Transformers in their Animatronics Glory at Grand West

The Autobots and Decepticons Collide on Earth for the Magnificent Animatronic Exhibition of Transformers

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 5Saturdays are for Sunny Daytime Parties at A Touch of Madness

Touchdown Saturdays’ DJ, drink specials and sunny courtyard are ideal for summer afternoons

Shimmy Beach ClubFamily Fun at Shimmy Beach Club Cape Town

Infinity pools, jacuzzis, a man-made beach and a kid’s corner, all in one location

Kirstenbosch Summer ConcertsKirstenbosch Goes Big for 2017/2018 Concert Series

Oude 2Enjoy a night of entertainment with the family under the stars at Oude Libertas Amphitheatre

Picturesque views form the backdrop to this open-air Oude Libertas theatre. It’s just waiting to host you and your family for a night of delight

OM Revolution Sunday Sunset Clifton Beach Yoga Classes With The Om Revolution

Embrace your inner yogi on the beach and end the weekend off right!

Tobago's Restaurant and BarEat Away the Sunday Blues at Tobago’s Restaurant and Bar

Sundays well spent bring a week of content

marc lottering cape town comedy clubHalf-Price Sundays Stand-Up at Cape Town Comedy Club

Laugh 50% off top-notch entertainment every last day of the week at this one-stop-funny-shop

King Kong MusicalKing Kong is back in Cape Town for its Final Run

Celebrate the comeback of this historic musical. WATCH: Video footage of the original King Kong Musical

Galileo - BlaauwklippenA Weekend Spent with The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

Queen in Exile 2Athi-Patra Ruga's Queens in Exile at WHATIFTHEWORLD

The renowned artist’s latest body of work is about telling better stories, ultimately creating a world where the exiled can reign again (watch trailer)

Good Company Market - 5Bring the Family to the Good Company Sunday Market in the CBD

You’ll be in good company at this Sunday market in the city

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Markets3Sunday markets in and around Cape Town

Take it easy this Sunday at one of these great Sunday markets to take a stroll through

MAReSOLSatisfying Specials at MAReSOL Restaurant

Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

sea kayaking 12 apostlesSea Kayaking Weekend Family Special

Buy one adult kayaking ticket and get a kids ticket FREE with Kaskazi

ScootoursJunior Passengers Ride FREE Every Sunday with Scootours®

This exciting off-road adventure provides fun for the whole family

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

GONOW LogoGet a discount on Sunday Sunsets with GONOW Electric Bicycles!

Watch the sun set over the Sea Point Promenade from an electric two-wheeler at half the price!

Food at Thali Thali Game Lodge and Reserve Sunday Lunch Buffet at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Cap off the weekend with a hearty, affordable spread at this family-friendly West Coast reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Dizzys Camps BayDizzys Beer Pong and DJ Sundays Competition

Are you Cape Town’s next beer pong champ?

Bugz Playpark in Cape TownSunday Funday at Bugz Playpark

Every Sunday, CapeTownMagazine.com readers can enjoy a day of fun and learning with their children.

A Touch Of Madness Burgers and Beers 4Enjoy a Burger and Beer Combo On Sunday Fundays at A Touch of Madness

This iconic Observatory restaurant offers a special Sunday burger deal that comes with a free beer

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 5Bubbly Special at The Piano Bar

Make this charming musical revue haunt home on Sunday afternoons for half price glasses of MCC

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The Street Artists Behind Our City’s Amazing Murals

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