What’s on in February

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UNDER PRESSURE: Giles Taylor is Freddie Mercury in Queen: It's a Kinda Magic. Taylor stated it was one of the hardest musical roles he's ever undertaken.
Photo: Supplied UNDER PRESSURE: Giles Taylor is Freddie Mercury in Queen: It's a Kinda Magic. Taylor stated it was one of the hardest musical roles he's ever undertaken.


Markets open Thursday to Sunday

The Sheds@1Fox and Greenside markets, which trade during the week, are also open on weekends.

Markets open on Saturday

Bryanston Organic Market

Neighbourgoods Market

Fordsburg Market

Markets open on Sunday

Rosebank Sunday Market

Market on Main

Fourways Farmers Market


Movies in the Park JHB

13 February

Lay out your blanket, unroll your butcher paper, unwrap your spread and enjoy a few Movies in the Park!

Included in your ticket is your must have popcorn, parking and a total of four films.

Details: Movies in the Park JHB on Facebook

Fit Night Out

6 February

Grab your girlfriends, your co-workers, your sister and your mom – and get ready to dance, meditate, box and blast your way through summer sweat sessions with the country’s top trainers DJs at our biggest event of the year – Fit Night Out!

Details: womenshealthsa.co.za


Queen – It’s a Kinda Magic

14 January to 7 February

Queen – It’s a Kinda Magic, is the theatrical creation of the very best of Queen live in concert, which has captured the imagination of Queen fans everywhere.

Details: www.joburgtheatre.com

Bye, Bye Baby

10 to 28 February

Bye, Bye Baby takes you back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease. The combination of world-class vocals and harmonies, as Jamie Led with scales the falsetto heights of Frankie Valli, along with snappy choreography and a vast catalogue of hits makes for a memorable and unforgettable night of nostalgia.

Details: www.joburgtheatre.com

On Stage

Singin’ in the Rain

15 January to 13 March

Set in 1927, Singin’ in the Rain tells the story, made famous by Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, in the iconic 1952 MGM first Hollywood musical when the silver screen found its voice and left the silent movies and some of its stars behind.

Details: www.montecasino.co.za


Dance Umbrella

25 February to 6 March

Dance Umbrella was established to offer a free and open platform to any form of dance as long as it was a new contemporary work.

Dance Umbrella 2016 is the 28th edition of the cultural extravaganza that brings together the works of dancers, dance writers, choreographers and everyone in between.

Details: www.danceforumsouthafrica.co.za


Minnette Vári: Of Darkness and of Light

27 January to 26 March

The Standard Bank Gallery is pleased to present a comprehensive survey of the work of Minnette Vári, for the past 20 years one of South Africa’s leading visual artists. The title, Of Darkness and of Light, is a reflection of conceptual, emotional and visual threads that run through her body of work.

Details: www.standardbank.co.za

On the Trail of Qing and Orpen

27 January to 26 March

The exhibition aims to extend the work of the Qing-Orpen Project beyond the textual mode, and beyond the confines of the academy. It is an opportunity for the project members to give prominence to other elements in the story of Qing and Orpen.

Details: www.standardbank.co.za

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