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Sunday, June 5, 2011



Catch the Playhouse Company’s next Test Drive lunch hour programme on June 7, between 13h00 and 14h00. This features the Isigqi group, Sounds of Africa, and the Ingoma Yezintombi performers, Amatsheketshe.

Admission is free and all are welcome at this popular outdoor lunch hour entertainment event. You can also enjoy an excellent cup of coffee and a fine selection of refreshments before or afterwards in the Playhouse’s Coffee Shop.

The Playhouse Company’s 2011 Test Driving the Arts development initiative runs in the Playhouse Port-Cochère monthly until December. These popular lunch hour programmes offer a free platform for aspiring groups wanting to make the leap from the amateur to professional performance circuits, in Pantsula, Hip Hop, Gospel, Isicathamiya, Afro Jazz, Township Maskandi, Isigekle and other contemporary music and dance styles.

They also offer audiences enjoyable lunch-hour recreation in the heart of Durban’s CBD, while affording valuable talent-spotting opportunities for event organisers looking for fresh new artists to enrol.