What's happening in your city in January?

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Find out what exciting events are taking place in your city this month.
From musical productions and sporting events to fine dining and horse racing, here’s what’s happening this month.


Michael Jackson History Show
If you’re a Michael Jackson fan (and who isn’t?) then you’re in for a treat with Artscape’s not-to-be-missed musical tribute celebrating the life and career highs of the ultimate King of Pop. The production features a live international band, choreographed dancers and brilliant effects, guaranteeing a memorable night out. Show runs from 17 Jan to 9 Feb. Tell me more.

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts
The only thing better than soaking up the natural beauty of Cape Town’s iconic Kirstenbosch Gardens is doing so to the beat of one of SA’s most-loved bands. Book your ticket to see Mafikizolo perform live on 27 January and prepare to let your hair down as the first month of the new year draws to a close. Tell me more.

Sun Met Horse Race
Horse-racing enthusiasts and the fashion elite join forces for one spectacular day of world-class horse-racing entertainment at the Kenilworth Race Course on 26 January. Experience the thrill of Africa's richest race day for yourself and hold on to your hats – it’s sure to be one heck of a ride. Tell me more.

Galileo Open Air Cinema
Movie – check, snacks – check, canopy of stars – check. The Galileo Open Air Cinema at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens has your mid-week entertainment sorted. End January on a high note with this line-up of film favourites:
•  23 Jan – A Walk in the Clouds
•  24 Jan – 50 First Dates
•  30 Jan – Ready Player One
Tell me more.


Rhino Record
Support the rhino cause by attending a group exhibition at the Afropolitan Gallery in Victoria Yards. The exhibition is inspired by Brandon Challis’ Rhino Record project and includes works by established and emerging SA artists. You can also make your voice heard by supporting Challis’ attempt to make it into the Guinness World Records next year for the largest painting in the world. Follow the link for further details. Rhino Record runs at the Afropolitan Gallery, Victoria Yards, 16 Viljoen Street, Lorentzville, Johannesburg until 5 February 2019. Opening times are Wednesday to Friday from 10:00 to 16:00 and the first Sunday of every month as part of the First Sunday’s arts and entertainment events in east downtown Johannesburg. Tell me more.

Maboneng Night Walk and Dinner
Pound the trendy pavements of Maboneng by participating in a unique night walk on 25 Jan. The event wraps up with a fine-dining experience at an exclusive penthouse in the area, including a three-course meal of traditional SA favourites to the tune of spicy Cape Malay curry, vetkoek balls and milk tart cups. This is not to be missed! Tell me more.

Sandton Summer Sunsets
Take in the sunset and city lights with cocktails and tunes on the Radisson Blu pool deck every Friday night until 26 April. We could think of no better way to round off the week and kick start a well-deserved break. Tell me more.

Parker’s Comedy and Jive
They say laughter is the best medicine, so put your worries aside and enjoy a night of side-splitting entertainment at Montecasino every Thursday night, ending 31 Jan. Follow the link to view the epic lineup of comedians that are sure to have even the most composed members of the audience twitching in their seats. Tell me more.


Dinner and a Movie at The Oyster Box Hotel
What are you doing on 25 Jan? You could be enjoying drinks, dinner, snacks and a movie in an intimate cinema at The Oyster Box, if you’re into that kind of thing. It’s the ideal way to wrap up the week and set the tone for a laid-back weekend. Yes please! Tell me more.

The Best of the Decades
From funky 70s disco to precision performances from the year 2000 and beyond, The Best Of The Decades certainly lives up to its name. The production takes audiences on a musical journey that starts with 20th Century favourites the BeeGees, Disco Divas, Madonna, Lionel Richie, Def Leppard and more, and ends with Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and other Millennial pop icons. Catch the show at the Rockwood Theatre, Sibaya Casino, from 17 Jan to 27 Jan. Tell me more.

Sail with Spirit D’Sulis
Ever fancied enjoying life from the seegoing perspecive of a luxury yacht? Now’s your chance. The Spirit D’ Sulis transports passengers to some of the finest sailing grounds and stunning places on the coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. An abundance of open space above and below the deck allows for a variety of activities, making this an ideal choice for families with children and large groups. Tell me more.


Summer Saturdays
What do you get when you mix lazy Saturday afternoons with seafood platters and chilled wine? A memorable day out that will leave you feeling like you’ve hit the refresh button on your entire life, that’s what. Summer Saturdays take place at The Beach Hotel in Nelson Mandela Bay till 31 January. Don’t miss out! Tell me more.

The Creative Block Exhibition at the GFI Art Gallery
This one-of-a-kind art initiative features an impressive array of artworks by 250 participating artists. Individual Creative Block artworks are displayed together to striking effect, creating a rich and colourful tapestry of SA art. Exhibition ends 26 January. Tell me more.

The Valley Market
This popular, high-energy market takes place in a revamped warehouse in the Baakens Valley on the first Saturday of every month. Expect quality-driven food, beverage stalls galore, and a general air of festive chaos as you sample the various organic and artisan delights on offer. Additional goods, such as handcrafted items and beautiful bouquets of flowers are also available. Tell me more.


Standard Bank Iron Man 70.3 Triathlon
This iconic event on the sporting calendar of ultra athletes and spectators takes place on Sunday 27 January in Buffalo City, East London, gateway to the popular Sunshine Coast and Wild Coast. The event kicks off with a 1.2-mile swim, followed by a 56-mile bike ride, before wrapping up with a 13.1-mile flat run consisting of two-loops with spectacular ocean views. African dancers, celebratory music and excited spectators add to the festive vibe. Tell me more.


Make the most of the last few days of the holidays with a movie date – from Luis and the Aliens for the little ones, to Dumplin’ featuring Jennifer Aniston and Glass, a superhero thriller. As an Edgars Club VIP or Club Life member, you save up to 50% on two tickets daily! Tell me more.

The Mousetrap
Edgars Club members save 10% on tickets to shows at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre & Studio and Theatre On The Bay.Make sure you book to see The Mousetrap, Agatha Christie’s famous murder mystery (and the longest running West End show). This classic whodunit is on till 19 January in Cape Town and from the 23 Jan until the 3 March in JHB. Tell me more.

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