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                                  “It’s all about doing Michael Jackson right”
The Guide                         By Peter Tromp

                                  I haven’t met many performers who emit
                                  such an intense focus on what they do
                                  as Moenier Adams. The artist is very ear-
                                                                                     got to chatting while his young son, an
                                                                                     impossibly cute, Mini-Me version of Ad-
                                                                                     ams, floated about.

                                                                                     How did you get started in show busi-
                                                                                                                                           sional Artist award at the KKNK, where
                                                                                                                                           I was up against Theodore Jantjies, who
                                                                                                                                           plays Xander on ‘7de Laan.’

                                                                                                                                           Tell us about ‘Michael Jackson: Remem-
                                                                                                                                                                                               I think we would kick their behinds, if
                                                                                                                                                                                               I may be so blunt. Cape Town - even
                                                                                                                                                                                               with all of its crime and negative ele-
                                                                                                                                                                                               ments - there is real talent here. Perhaps
                                                                                                                                                                                               it isn’t always noticed. Maybe interna-
                                  nest, yet polite in person and doesn’t             ness, and what has been some of your                  ber The Time’ and how it will be differ-            tional shows will beat us with lights and
                                  mix his words when describing what he              highlights so far?                                    ent from shows of a similar nature.                 special effects because they’ve got more
                                  does.                                              I started with the coons, where I was                 We’re trying to really relive the music             funds, but definitely not in the perfor-
                                     During our interview at Theatre On              a junior drum major. Then I joined the                of MJ and we follow his evolution from              mance department. We really bring it on
                                  The District in Woodstock, the rehearsal           choir when I was in high school, where I              beloved child star to global icon. Rafiek            this thing.
                                  space for the new large scale Michael              also started my own band called Elysium.              Mammon and Gary Naidoo are directing,
                                  Jackson tribute production ‘Remember               I skipped from boy band to boy band for               and I’ve always liked what they do. They            * There are still tickets available for the
                                  The Time,’ on at the CTICC from No-                a couple of years, and then my big break              have really selected a handpicked cast,             Wednesday and Thursday November
                                  vember 23, Adams and myself found                  came with ‘Afrikaaps.’ My highlight so                which is not always the case with shows             24 and 25 performances of ‘Micheal
                                  two musty chairs in a quiet corner and             far has been winning the Best Profes-                 like this. Often other shows will use the           Jackson: Remember The Time...’ at the
                                                                                                                                           first Michael Jackson impersonator that              CTICC. Call 073 225 1734 or email kelli.
                                                                                                                                           comes along, someone who can just                   lakey@gmail.com.
                                                                                                                                           imitate the moves and the voice, but it’s
                                                                                                                                           been obvious to me that they’re looking
                                                                                                                                           for more than just that.

                                                                                                                                           What do you plan to bring to bring to
                                                                                                                                           your interpretation of Michael Jackson?
                                                                                                                                           I’m hoping to bring authenticity. I think
                                                                                                                                           I have been an MJ impersonator since
                                                                                                                                           I was eight, so I’ve moved beyond the
                                                                                                                                           obvious clichés. I’m really trying to relay         Three readers can each win 2 ticket
                                                                                                                                           his spirit as an artist and performer, as is        to ‘Remember The Time’ on Wednes-
                                                                                                                                           everyone on the show, so we put every               day November 24. To win you have
                                                                                                                                           inch of ourselves into the choreography,            to be a subscriber of The Next
  Your guide to                                                                                                                            for example, but I also put a bit of my-            48hOURS. If you are already a sub-
  the best of what                                                                                                                         self in there as well. It’s my first really          scriber, send your name and “Mi-
  is happening                                                                                                                             big show of this nature, and I want to              chael Jackson” in the subject line
  in and around                                                                                                                            show what I can do.                                 in an e-mail to: win@48hours.co.za
  Cape Town.                                                                                                                                                                                   before 3pm on Monday November 15.
  To list your event,                                                                                                                      How do you think this production com-               If you are NOT a subscriber, send an
  email:                                                                                                                                   pares to international shows of a sim-              email to subscribe@48hours.co.za,
  listings@48hours.co.za          Moenier Adams                                                                                            ilar nature?                                        then you may enter...Good luck!

                                                                                                                                           THEATRE                          ART                                  MARKETS

                                  7:45pm                            artists’ careers highlighting      *The Alphen Antiques & Col-         Wilderness Road, Claremont,      The Market that provides en-         1st Sunday of Every Month @
                                  R350 – R395 (includes din-        differences, similarities and      lectables Fair                      Tel: 086 077 7232 / 082 802      tertainment for the whole fam-       10am – 4pm
                                  ner)                              progression.                       Incorporating the Constantia        2436                             ily. Come and meet “The              Observatory Recreation Cen-
                                  Vaudeville, 11 Mechau Street,     Until 15 January                   Fine Food & Wine Market.                                             Goose Man” with “Hardy” his          tre, Tel: (021) 788 8088 / 083
 THEATRE                          Off Lower Bree Street, Cape       34FineArt, Buchanan Square,                                            *Solole Village Market           Goose. Organic brewed Cof-           3329785
                                                                                                       14 November @ 10am – 4pm
*Annie                            Town, Tel: (021) 419 7000         Woodstock, Cape Town, Tel:         Alphen Centre, Main Road,           Come and buy fresh produce,      fee, Sweet Delights, German
This popular Tony Award win-                                        082 3541500                        Opposite Constantia Village,        homemade bakes and listen        Deli items, Kiddies non-toxic        *Kirstenbosch Craft Market
ning Broadway musical is           ART                                                                 Tel: 084 6267499                    to the live band.                handcrafted wooden toys and          Here you will find approxi-
based upon the Harold Gray                                          *Unrequited Love: Under A                                              Bouncy castle, face painting,    Hand Puppets, Bohemian               mately 190 crafters selling
comic strip, Little Orphan An-    *Milnerton Market by David        Sickle Moon                        *Bo-Kaap Food and Craft Mar-        wine tasting to name a few.      Hippy Chic clothing, designer        various hand crafted goods. If
nie. It includes the songs, To-   Southwood                         A contemporary take on the         ket                                 You might catch a glimpse of     Jewellery, Décor and Home,           you have more shopping in
morrow, and It’s the Hard-        For the last decade David         classic theme of unrequited        Mingle with the residents of        our buffalo, antelope or os-     Original Art and Craft works,        you there’s the Visitors’ Cen-
Knock Life.                       Southwood has been observ-        love - key to countless exam-      this historic area for a truly      triches at the waterhole.        Biltong and Rugby Scarves,           tre Shop that sells a wide
13 November – 5 December          ing and participating in the      ples of classical literature and   cultural experience. Tasty tra-     Every Sunday @ 10am –            Books, Indian snacks, and            range of gifts and curios,
R110 – R225                       Milnerton flea market. His         musical theatre, such as Wil-      ditional foods, biscuits, cakes,    3pm                              loads more fun. Every first &         clothing and homeware.
Artscape Theatre                  body of over one hundred im-      liam Shakespeare’s play ‘A         samoosas, crafts, gifts, pick-      Wood Road, on left hand side,    last Saturday of the Month           Last Sunday of Every Month
                                  ages and the forthcoming          Midsummer Night’s Dream’,          les, smoked snoek, dried fruit,     off Kommetjie Road, Noord-       Cobble Walk Centre, Son-             Rhodes Drive, Newlands,
*Interrupting Henry               book publication, with com-       F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel        jewelery and lots more on           hoek, Tel: 076 4022333           straal Heights, Durbanville,         Kirstenbosch, Tel: (021) 799
A bitter-sweet dark comedy        missioned essays by Michael       ‘The Great Gatsby’, Gabriel        sale. Sit down and enjoy cof-                                        Tel: (021) 554 2165 / 071            8800
set in a model C high-school in   Godby, Ivor Powell and Ivan       García Márquez’ ‘Love in the       fee and koesisters or curry         *Builders Warehouse Lifestyle    2061960
present-day Cape Town. Adri-      Vladislavic, will both be pre-    Time of Cholera’, as well as       and roti. Place orders with the     Market                                                                *Triangle Square Market
an Henry the new drama            sented for the first time          operas like ‘La Traviata’ and      stall holders for traditional Ma-   Browse through quality and       *Holistic Lifestyle Fair             There’s not too much in the
teacher hopes to produce an       15 November – 10 December         ‘Aida’ to mention but a few -      lay dress-maker customised          unique locally produced items    From organic and whole food,         way of organic vegetables,
alternative version of The Dia-   Association for Visual Arts       as explored by young artists       designed clothing and other         at the stalls. Original Art,     to eco and green products;           but there’s plenty of fresh lo-
ry of Anne Frank as the annual    Gallery, 35 Church Street,        and designers in a broad           handmade craft items for the        handcrafted wooden Toys,         from love potions to massage         cally grown produce, and lots
school play.                      Cape Town, South Africa, Tel:     range of media.                    approaching ‘Big Days’ Fes-         Designer Clothing and Acces-     lotions; from therapeutic treat-     of home-made gourmet treats,
Until 20 November                 (021) 424 7436                    Until 27 November                  tive season. Have a look at         sories, Crafts, Décor & Home     ments, to life readings; from        as well as hand-crafted goods
R50 – R80                                                           Salon91 Art Collection, 91         some of the interesting home-       items, and loads more.           world music, to esoteric             to keep you going.
Artscape Theatre                  *Swimming Upstream                Kloof Street, Cape Town, Tel:      made food products on exhi-         Every Saturday & Sunday @        books; from crystals, to pen-        Every Saturday @ 9am –
                                  A new project by Dutch pho-       082 679 3906 / (021) 424           bition at our Market Day.           9am – 3pm                        dulums; from bespoke jewel-          2pm
*Groet die Grotman                tographer Kathalijne van Zut-     6930                               1st Saturday of Every Month         Builders Warehouse, Sun-         lery, to beautiful body art; from    Corner Buller Louw Drive &
The Afrikaans version of Rob phen, capturing both the vis-                                             @ 10am – 3pm                        ningdale Lifestyle Centre,       one-of-a-kind clothing, to un-       Ou Kaap Way, Sunnvalley
Becker’s evergreen Defending ages and the insights of young         *Pussyfooting                      Schotschekloof Civic Centre,        Sandown Road, Sunningdale,       usual décor.                         Mall, Tel: 082 990 5292
the Caveman, with Hannes Cape Town creatives. In se-                Although the work is blatantly     Upper Wale Street, Bo Kaap,         Tel: (021) 554 2165 / 071
Müller in the title role, returns ries of portraits coupled with    about the sex for sale aspects                                         2061960
                                                                                                       Tel: 072 6430054 / (021) 424                                                                                         CONTINUES PAGE 6

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                                  Kathalijne speaks of emerg-       seeks to highlight the many                                            *Antiques & Collectables Mar-
Until 14 November
R120 – R145                       ing and established DJs, mu-      ways in which we prostitute        *The Quadrant Market                ket                                                                  at Winchester Mansions
Artscape Theatre                  sicians, filmmakers, actors,       ourselves in an effort to draw     A new Saturday morning mar-         Although small, we offer a di-
                                  authors and illustrators about    to us the resources and atten-     ket, featuring a range of qual-     verse range of goods includ-
*I, Claudia                       how they got started, peren-      tion we believe we need to get     ity fresh produce stalls and        ing books, coins, stamps,
Until 13 November @ 8:30pm nial challenges within the cre-          ahead in this world. What it       several speciality traders. Pa-     jewellery, china, glassware,
R100                              ative industry, experiences in    hopes to illustrate, is the fra-   trons will have the choice of a     silver and other interesting
Kalk Bay Theatre, Tel: 073 marketing themselves, and                gility and abuse we open our-      wide variety of items for sale.     items.
2205430                           thorny issues like file sharing    selves up to when we sell          These include fresh farm pro-       Every Sunday @ 10am –
                                  and copyright.
                                  11 – 30 November
                                                                    ourselves and our dreams
                                                                    short in this manner.
                                                                                                       duce, freshly baked breads,
                                                                                                       artisan goods, award-winning
                                                                                                                                           3pm
                                                                                                                                           Courtyard, Behind Orientation            Sunday 14th November
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sunday 14th February
                                                                                                                                                                                         11am
                                                                                                                                                                                        11am - 2pm
*Vaudeville
Cape Town’s hot new bur- Grand Daddy Hotel, 38 Long
lesque supper club theatre, Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021)
                                                                    Until 4 December
                                                                    GalleryM, 1st Floor, Piazza da
                                                                                                       wines, homemade preserves,
                                                                                                       olives, gourmet food, season-
                                                                                                                                           Centre, Groot Constantia
                                                                                                                                           Wine Estate, Constantia, Tel:                       - 2pm
oozes mischief, circus magic 424 7247
and delightful madness and
                                                                    Luz, 94 Regent Road,
                                                                    Seapoint, Cape Town, Tel:
                                                                                                       al items, crafts, artwork from
                                                                                                       local artists and plants &
                                                                                                                                           (021) 689 3908 / 083
                                                                                                                                           3249264                                 Graham Swingers
                                                                                                                                                                                     Dixie Burton Band
features a multiple act show, *Then: Now                            082 3624827                        herbs.
led by Lu Chase..             Then : Now showcases works                                               Every Saturday @ 9am –              *Cobble Walk Indoor Lifestyle              Only R195pp Booking essential!
Tuesdays – Saturdays @ from different periods in the                                                   2pm                                 Market




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