Witness Reporter
2 minute read
24 Jan 2008

Today’s events

Witness Reporter

Check out what's on in and around KZN today...

Durban Theatre: The Catalina Theatre hosts Motown for Ever! — the story of Tyrone King and his take on the Motown era and its impact on a group of ouens from Wentworth — from January 15 until February 17. Writer, director and actor Hamish Kyd has assembled an exciting cast while he plays King who narrates the story, interspersed with Motown hits, from his prison cell where he is serving time for murdering his wife. For more information or to book, phone the Catalina Theatre at 031 305 6889. Shows are at 8 pm Tuesday to Saturday and 6 pm on Sundays. Two for the price of one on Tuesday and Sunday.

Pmb Art: Macs Café Gallery and 3D Galleries host an exhibition of Wearable Art by Sue Akerman, Annette McMaster, Jutta Faulds and Clare Smith this month. Some pieces are on exhibit only and others are for sale. There are also angels, mosaics, papier-mâché pieces and jewellery by Macs members and wire birds by Wesley Flanagan. For more information, phone 033 386 6500 (mornings). Macs Coffee Shop is now open Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm, Friday 8 am to 8 pm, Saturday 8 am to 2 pm and Sunday 9 am to 2 pm. Phone 033 346 0690 to book your table.

Pmb Art: Currently running at the Blue Caterpillar Gallery at Butterflies for Africa is an exhibition of works by Kobus and Joe Kotze. The exhibition will run until the end of January. Also on display is new work by Charmaine Eastment, featuring the poppies and roses that are an integral part of her work. Information: 033 387 1356 or visit www.butterflies.co.za

Pmb Art: The Basani Craft Centre at 15 Hyslop Road is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm (closed Mondays). There is a gallery stocking Zulu crafts and art, fabric designed by Siyabonga Trompies Ndlovu, a clothing range and the Basani kitchen, serving tea and coffee with light refreshments. Basani is planning a games afternoon every Wednesday, with monthly prizes for mlabalaba, chess and draughts. For more information, phone 033 342 3697 or Zazi at 076 962 9981.

Durban Art: The Elizabeth Gordon Gallery in Windermere Road has new works by Johannesburg-based artist Wim Rautenbach and KZN artist Scott Bredin. Both work in oils and the paintings include rural and urban landscapes. For more information, phone 031 309 4370 or eemail eggart@iafrica.com