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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Prompted by a prolonged drought, an initiative to implement Level 3 water restrictions has been approved from 1 November as residents failed to achieve the consistent 10% reduction in water use that was applied on 1 January.

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Since 2010 What’s on in Cape Town has nurtured over 65 interns, building on their individual skills, honing their abilities, and leading them to acquire new skills and new insights. We would like to do more, but are currently unable to do so without sponsorships.

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The paintings had been discovered in March by a team of archaeologists headed by heritage practitioner Anthony Manhire. The site where the paintings were found, designated PHK001, has been under study since 2007.

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The Revolution Route is historical tour following the stories of revolutionary struggle in Cape Town, with a focus on Nelson Mandela and unsung heroes who fought against apartheid.

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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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At the Mobility Indaba in early October cycling was one of the key topics, and experts from The Netherlands – renowned for its cycling culture – were there to discuss sustainable mobility plans specific to the Cape Town terrain.

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‘Camerata Tinta Barocca approached the score with excellence – propelling the script and score with a consistent and often rousing performance.’

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The City awarded a R126 million tender to Chinese manufacturer Build Your Dreams (BYD), which has supplied electric vehicles worldwide, including 51 single-decker buses to London.

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Community-run organisation that hosts monthly entrepreneurial events

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Justin Davy or DjyGhoemaHare is an emerging visual artist from Cape Town. Having completed his studies at the prestigious Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, he has returned to the mothercity where he has immersed himself in various projects and exhibitions.

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Internationally renowned, multiplatinum-selling band Mumford & Sons will be screening their concert film, Live from South Africa: Dust and Thunder at POST | CITY STUDIOS in Cape Town from 8 – 22 November 2016. The film, shot in Ultra HD, will be presented in immersive surround sound in SoundMax | 3D Cinema.

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At the Cape Town Science Centre mind-sets are shifted as children and adults are delighted, inspired and excited about the connection between science and life. Often, for the first time they see the relevance of science in their daily life and are eager to explore it further…

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Source: Design Indaba
The ‘Arch for Arch’ is a commission by Design Indaba as a tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu. It celebrates the free SA that Tutu and his peers fought to build, and plays on his country’s affectionate nickname for the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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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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Following the protests in Hout Bay recently, some privileged people in the valley spent the weekend immersed in the community living in the temporary relocation area, as part of the #onehoutbay initiative.

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The third annual Cape Town Fringe, which runs 22 September to 8 October, has evolved into a “17-day theatre binge”, accommodating more night time performances this year, but extending into the day on weekends and school holidays.

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