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Holiday Activities to keep you occupied for the next week

9 Dec


Thursday 9 December

Tv: Isochronous on MK at 7:30 – you can vote for Isochronous in the MK Awards Best Live Act Category by clicking on this link: http://www.facebook.com/MKtv.co.za?v=app_7146470109

So You Think You Can Dance – the final at 8:30 on Series

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 on MM1 at 8:45

Gig: Matthew Mole plays at Café Roux tonight

Richard Dawson plays at The Blue Water Café from 7 til 9

Happy Birthday to: Kara DioGuardi, Felicity Huffman, Donny Osmond

Friday 10 December

Event: Barefoot against poverty – At 12 noon everyone is taking off their shoes. For more info check out www.barefootagainstpoverty.org

Snow at Canal Walk from 10 – 30 December

Movies: Chronicles of Narnia in 3D and Paranormal Activity 2

TV: Step Brothers on MM2 at 8:40

Gig: The Plastics + Red Huxley at Zula Bar

Happy Birthday to: Raven-Symoné

Saturday 11 December

Event: MBC Christmas Market – browse the stalls for Christmas gifts, hangout in the food court and be entertained by live music courtesy of Glen Hartmann, Matthew Mole and Richard Dawson

Gig: The Assembly’s 3rd Birthday Bash with: Gazelle, Ashtray Electric and Friends. R50 gets you in!

TV: Fame on Mnet at 8:15

Step Up 2 on Mzansi Magic at 8pm

Happy Birthday to: Rider Strong

Sunday 12 December

TV: The Rocker on MM2 at 8pm

2 Fast 2 Furious on MM1 at 7pm

Gig: Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts – Freshly Ground R95 for adults and R70 if you’re between 6 and 21

Happy Birthday to: Jennifer Connelly, Frank Sinatra

Monday 13 December

TV: My Family at 7:30 and The Amazing Race at 8pm on SABC 3

Fear Factor on ETV at 8pm

Event: Theatre Sports at the Intimate Theatre (Orange Street, Gardens) R40 a ticket!

Happy Birthday to: Taylor Swift, Amy Lee (Evanescence), Tom DeLonge, Jamie Foxx

Tuesday 14 December

Specials: St Elmo’s Tempting Tuesday special – 2 Large pizzas for R79.90 (that’s R40 for a large pizza!!)

TV: Funny People on MM1 at 9pm

Exhibition: Photography, Paintings and Ceramics Exhibition at Raw Vision Gallery (89 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock)

Happy Birthday to: Vanessa Hudgens, Michael Owen

Wednesday 15 December

Gig: Glen Hartmann plays at Manuka, Steenberg at 6:30

Taxi Violence at Zula Bar, Long Street

TV: Modern Family at 7pm and Big Bang Theory at 7:30 on Mnet

Happy Birthday to: Adam Brody

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Ratanga Junction opens again this Friday! [and other fun things that are happening this week]

2 Dec


Thursday 2 December

TV: Balls of Fury MM2 8pm

Gig: Classics Party at Mercury R20

Assembly Miller Music Series [Die Heuwels Fantasties + Thieve + Stone Age Citizens + DJ Sideshow – R50 Pre-sale, R70 at the door]

Production: 2-5 December – Dance Joint Student Concert 2010 at the Artscape Arena

Happy birthday to: Britney Spears, Nelly Furtado, Monica Seles and Lucy Liu.

Friday 3 December

Ratanga Junction opens again! Tickets cost R142 for adults and R70 for kids

Movies: Spud at Cavendish

TV: Reality – Top Chef 7:30; The Bachelor 8:30 both on Series

Gig: Mercury – iScream & the Chocolate Stix + Reburn + Little Kings

Discotheque at The Assembly

Happy birthday to: Holly Marie Combs, Brendan Fraser, Daryl Hannah, Julianne Moore and Ozzy Osbourne.

Saturday 4 December

TV: The Incredible Hulk MM2 8:00; America’s Got Talent on Series 6:30

Gig: Homegrown Drum and Bass

Obz fest at Gandalfs, R.O.A.R and Pandemonium

Production: The Most Amazing Show Live! At the Baxter Concert Hall

Happy birthday to: Tyra Banks, Jay-Z and Marisa Tomei.

Sunday 5 December

TV: The Final Destination MM1 7pm; The Time Traveler’s Wife Mnet 8pm; Meet the Spartans MM2 8pm

Gig: Mango Groove at Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts Adults R95 Age 6-21 R70

Production: 5 December – 28 February – Mince on Broadway

Happy birthday to: Frankie Muniz.

Monday 6 December

TV: Fear Factor 8pm on ETV; My Family 7:30 SABC 3; Amazing Race 8pm SABC 3

Food special: Spur – Buy one Get one free

Production: The Beach Boys – Endless Summer at the Grandwest Arena

Happy birthday to: Steven Wright.

Tuesday 7 December

TV: Chuck on Mnet 7:30; So You Think You Can Dance 8:30 on Series

Special: Half price movies at Ster Kinekor [note: for all you regular Blue Route movie-watchers, they have recently increased their price to R35 a ticket, so if you have a card it’ll be R17.50 on Tuesdays]

Production: 7 December – 15 January – Satisfaction on Broadway

Happy birthday to: Aaron Carter, Tom Waits, Ellen Burstyn.

Wednesday 8 December

TV: Big Bang Theory on Mnet at 7:30

Gig: Glen Hartmann at Manuka, Steenberg: No entrance fee, but you are encouraged to buy food [Manuka baskets come with chips, topped with crumbed mushrooms, chicken strips, pork riblets and bratwurst medallions – R89] Join us for some live music!

Happy birthday to: Sinead O’Connor, Teri Hatcher, Kim Basinger, Sammy Davis Jnr.

PS: if you’re looking at the post and wondering why your super awesome event isn’t included, it’s probably because you haven’t told me about it. So email me: kellyjanem@gmail.com