Blue Bird Garage Market

Blue Bird Garage Market
Due to the popularity and awesome feedback of our Sunday markets over the last few months, Blue Bird Garage will be open on the first Sunday of every month for a day filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks, awesome shopping options and good vibes. Blue Bird Garage is family friendly! Your kids are covered in our kiddies area and your dogs are also welcome! Bring them through (on a lead) and treat them to an awesome outing and hopefully a few t...

The Echo of a Noise

The Echo of a Noise
Having performed alone on the stages of the world for well over seven thousand times, Pieter-Dirk Uys has learnt that every show is the first and the last performance – because each audience demands and gets a different energy, topicality and excitement. Now in his 71st year, he doesn’t glance back at the successes and failures that have strengthened his belief in a constant improvement of his work, but at those small signposts that throughout his life sub...

Water meter readings

Water meter readings
From the City of Cape Town: Your home or business is connected to the City’s water network through a water meter, which usually sits in a small chamber under the pavement outside your property. We read your water meter once a month to calculate your monthly water and sewerage use. How the City reads your water meter The meter is read by a different person each month. We take a meter reading using a handheld computer terminal that contains core informa

Muizenberg, Looking Back

Muizenberg, Looking Back
The village of Muizenberg was established by the Dutch in 1743 as a military post on the road between Cape Town and Simon’s Town. It was named after Wynand Willem Muijs, sergeant in charge of the post in 1844, and later commander of the Cape garrison. The railway line from Wynberg reached Muizenberg on 15 December 1882. Muizenberg was initially merely a halt on the long road between Table Bay and Simon’s Bay, a turnpike/toll (the first in the country) a...

Per Thornberg & Dan Shout at Casa Labia

Per Thornberg & Dan Shout at Casa Labia
Casa Labia presents a jazz performance by Swedish saxophonist, Per Thornberg and South African saxophonist, Dan Shout, along with Andrew Lilley on piano, Charles Lazar on double bass and Kevin Gibson on drums. Tenor saxophonist, Thornberg, is a jazz musicians of note from Halmstad, Sweden. He has played jazz/improvised music for 30 years from solo/duo settings to big band. He has performed with Lars Jansson, Bobo Stenson, Yasuhito Mori and more, and...

Thingphony – A Symphony of Things

Thingphony – A Symphony of Things
Join physicist-philosopher-pianist Philip Southey for an unforgettable romp through quantum physics, improvised classical music and tantric philosophy, as we explore some of the weird ways we make sense of our world. “Electron”, “Major 7th”, “Orgasm” and “Orange” are just some of the “things” we’ll explore in in this theatrical symphony.   Philip has played bagpipes for the queen. He also graduated with a BSc Astrophysics from UCT and a BA P...

Tim Parr and Friends at Cape to Cuba

Tim Parr and Friends at Cape to Cuba
Tim Parr first came to national prominence in the southern-rock blues band Baxtop, where he shared guitar duties with Larry Amos in the Joburg club scene of 1976. Rising quickly to the top of the national circuit and winning the SABC battle of the bands, they recorded "Work it Out" for Warner Brothers in 1979, which remains an enduring SA classic. Tim then formed Ella Mental with Heather Mac, which was one of the iconic 80's bands to have a string o...

Les Liaisons Dangereuses: Opening night

Les Liaisons Dangereuses: Opening night
"Les Liaisons Dangereuses" is a drama by Christopher Hampton based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos written in 1782. It has also been described as an amoral story. The book was viewed as scandalous at the time of its initial publication. It is the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, two rivals (and ex-lovers) who use seduction as a weapon to socially control and exploit others. It depicts the decadence of the French aristo...

International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day
February 15, 2018 International Childhood Cancer Day which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases, as one of the highest causes of disease-related mortality in children. It is a day when we come together to continue the work to “Advance Cures and Transform Care” and to make childho