There is a funky lounge area with happy hour performances and 2-for-1 drink specials. There is a bank and a number of food stalls in the busy street outside. Car guards scatter the area with torches and yellow visibility vests. You can’t miss it, it is being advertised everywhere.

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While shark attacks are rare in the Cape, ocean-goers still need to be aware of what’s happening both on and under the water. In aid of this, the City of Cape Town announced the launch of the Shark Spotters app at the end of last month.

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Body Worlds exhibitions inform on anatomy using real human and animal bodies. Specimens are preserved via plastination, a process invented by Dr von Hagens in 1977, in which body fluids and fat are replaced with fluid plastics that harden after ‘vacuum-forced impregnation’.

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The new Cape Town Pass was launched on 2 September this year. The iVenture Card was launched on 27 October. Both options offer fast-track access to top attractions in the Cape, as well as discounts at restaurants, entertainment venues and activities in and around Cape Town. But where do they differ?

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Award-winning director Marthinus Basson launches Cape Town Opera’s 2017 season with a contemporary staging of Verdi’s Rigoletto that places themes of power, money, corruption, abuse, misogyny and prejudice in an African context.

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Never has Cape Town Opera been in such hot demand worldwide. Perhaps not surprising, since the mother city nurtures some world-class talent both in its singers and in its directors. Now is the chance to snap up a season ticket for 2017 – just R1400 for five productions (R950 for the under 30s!) – and support this exciting talent.

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Cape Town’s future: transport, pop-up events, affordable housing, Augmented Reality, fusion businesses, connectivity, repurposing and an art uprising.

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On 16 March 2016 the Western Cape government, in partnership with Neotel, launched the first 50 of 384 planned public access Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Currently the trio are operating a mobile museum while they raise funds for a permanent exhibition. They received R250 000 from the SAB Foundation after winning an entrepreneurial pitch competition and are otherwise self-funding the project.

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In 2016 Cape Town Opera gave 112 performances across 10 countries – nearly one every three days. The company is in hot demand, not least because it boasts some world-class talent both in its singers and in its directors.

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The Zeitz MOCAA is a unique project on a worldwide scale, not only in its undertaking of the reconstruction of the building but as the first museum of its magnitude in Africa to focus exclusively on African art.

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In Fortyfied, as in most of his previous shows, Nik explores a variety of subjects. There will be stories, there will be moments of discomfort, there will be accents. And – it will all be funny which is all you really have to know.

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