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Soccer Stars, Easter Bunny Parades, Wine Fueled Art and a Parallel Universe
Plus discover a half-hour version of Romeo & Juliet
It’s the Easter weekend, and once the pickled fish is finished, you’re going to need something to do. Why not attend a soccer tournament where you may see the next Benni McCarthy before he becomes a superstar. Dress up and join a parade taking Easter eggs to terminally ill children or watch school kids do condensed Shakespearean plays. Head out to the Circle Of Dreams for the most zen trance party ever and for the moms out there, unlock your inner artist with a glass of wine. There’s more for you if you read on.
#Pickoftheweek: Easter Fun At Red Cross
Start your Easter weekend by dressing up like an Easter Bunny and following a marching band around Red Cross War Memorial Hospital for the Easter Parade.
2. Soccer Feast In Belhar
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Catch the best under-19 soccer teams in the country, along with another from Palestine, at an Easter soccer tournament, which helped nurture many Bafana Bafana captains and legends, called the Bayhill Premier Cup.
3. End Of Season Flourish
Wednesday to Sunday
Snuggle up and catch an outdoor movie for the last time this season. Catch Wanderlust (Wednesday), Bridesmaids (Thursday), Avatar (Friday), Legend Of The Fall (Saturday) and the family-friendly Hop (Sunday) in the final week showing at the Galileo Open Air Cinema.
4. That’s Our Guy
Hailing from Durban,but making waves all over the world. This award-winning music star has increased SA’s musical world profile with his collaborations and hit songs. He’s back in SA, doing intimate acoustic shows and he’s in Cape Town for three shows. He is Guy Buttery.
5. Too Short Or Not Too Short? ...
Tuesday to Thursday
… That is the question. Find out by heading to the Artscape Theatre to see school level actors do 30-minute versions of Shakespeare’s most popular plays at the Shakespeare Schools Festival.
6. Sip, Sip, Brush
Find out whether a glass of wine really can make you a better painter by attending a ladies night combining the two “fine arts” along with a dinner. No art skills are required when you’re at the Mom’s Night Out Paint n Sip.
7. Deep Inside Of A Parallel Universe
Saturday to Monday
Riviersonderend becomes zen capital when trance enthusiasts descend upon the Circle Of Dreams to dance, laugh, love and share. Twenty-three top trance djs take to the stage to keep the party pumping at Vortex Parallel Universe.
Meet Local Comic Book Heroes
Did you know that there are local comic book artists who work for Marvel and DC comics? Discover this and learn about locally inspired comic book heroes who aren’t Black Panther at FanCon.
Run on the beach, pick up some litter and win a unique wooden medal when you do the Plastic Free Oceans Sunset Beach Run.
More Than Self Defence
Discover the secret health benefits of ta ichi when one of the county’s leading masters give you a free chance to practise it at the world Tai Chi and Qi Gong Day.
Discover the musical mastery of legendary Broadway composer Cole Porter at a show that started as a home performance, but evolved into a stage production called Let’s Do It.
Yoco are rocking it for small businesses around the country. Read more about their credit card machines.