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Wavescape 2019: a month of beach cleanups, fundraisers and movie nights

Support a host of local businesses and initiatives as they come together to raise awareness and R1 million for ocean-based projects during Wavescape 2019, which runs from 9 November to 9 December.


In 2018, the Wavescape Festival raised R782 000 through a whole host of activities that were supported by locals and tourists alike. This year, the organisers of this annual ocean awareness festival are hoping to top that and reach R1 million. All proceeds go to worthwhile charities like the NSRI, Shark Spotters, Ocean Pledge, and the 9 Miles Project.

There’s an even bigger line-up of activities this year, so show up en masse and help preserve and conserve South Africa’s magical marine life.


ARTBOARD EXHIBIT AND PINK BANANAS ON AUCTION
This year, singer/songwriter Arno Carstens will be creating art, not music, as he joins a line-up of artists participating in the annual Artboard Exhibition. The exhibition will take place at the Jack Black’s Taproom in Diep River, from 18 November to 27 November, with the final auction happening on the last evening at 7.30 pm.

A highlight of the auction will be a creative collaboration surfboard between Shaun Tomson, the 1977 Surfing World Champion, and artist Blessing Ngabane. The board will be a replica of Tomson’s famous pink banana, the board that won him the coveted Banzai Pipeline Masters in 1975. In previous years, these types of surfboards have sold for R102 000 to R105 000.


Other artists participating include Lionel Smit, Brett Murray, Karabo Poppy, Michael Chandler, Heath Nash, Grace Cross (winner of the Judy Steiner painting prize in 2010), Kate Arthur (winner of the Sanlam National Portrait Award in 2017), Paris-born Lucie de Moyencourt, and Londoner Jake Aikman. Expect to find anything from contemporary art to pop art, illustrations and sculptures.


Please note: if you’d like to participate in the auction but are unable to attend, please contact shani@wavescape.co.za or +27 (0)83 509 5106 to bid, via proxy, or over the phone.

A MONTH OF EVENTS AND INDEPENDENT FILMS
For 2019, you can enjoy an inspiring line-up of 12 ocean-conscious events and 16 films at nine different venues in Cape Town and False Bay.

  • 9 November: A screening of the Tony Alva film at Jack Black's Taproom in Diep River.

  • 14 November: Ocean Pledge Film Night at The Electric in District Six. Take your #oceanpledge.

  • 16 November: Clean-up of Monwabisi Beach with Beach Co-Op.

  • 18 November: Beginning of Artboard Exhibition, daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

  • 20 November: Events at the Two Oceans Aquarium - more details to come

  • 21-22 November: Open-air cinema at Camel Rock, with movies like Inner Wild and Tan Madonna on 21 November, and Between the Lines and White Rhino on 22 November.

  • 22 November: Kids sleepover at Two Oceans Aquarium - more details to come.

  • 23 November: Join freedivers Keri Muller, Lisa Beasley, Helen Walne, and Aaniyah Omardien for stories and scenes from Cape Town's oceans and pools at Harvest Cafe in Muizenberg.Tickets limited to 50.

  • 27 November: Artboard Auction at Jack Black in Diep River, featuring former Surfing World Champion, Shaun Tomson.

  • 30 November: Film screening on Clifton 4th beach at 8 pm. Film line-up to be announced.

  • 2 December: Slide Night at Centre For The Book, including talks by thought-leaders about science, sustainability, activism, and adventure.

  • 4 December: Blue Ocean Masterclass at Wesgro's offices in Cape Town - more details to come.

  • 5-8 December: Film Festival at The Labia Theatre, with shows at 6 pm and 8 pm.

  • 6 December: York Night at 8 pm.

  • 7 December: Beach Co-Op Plastic China screening at 8 pm.

  • 8 December: Gone Night at The Labia Theatre.

See more about ticket prices and starting times at Quicket.com.


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