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Friday, October 24, 2014


(Arno Els)

Comedian, musician, and national champion Arno “Ahno It’s Arno Els” has finally pulled himself towards himself and put together a journey of a show. Taking place on October 31 at the Colombo Factory Cafe, it offers an hour and some odd change of comedy and music. When asked what the reason was, he responded by saying: “I’m broke. But also, I think I’ve found my voice and I’m ready to make people laugh, and leave them with something to ponder when they crawl into bed that night.”

He’s been around the block and performed with some renowned acts in DBN, JHB, and CPT as well as won the 2014 DSOC Young Gun of the Year Award.

Arno is also a respected musician in the Durban music scene and “The Naked Truth” sees him combining music and humour to get across what words simply can’t.

Audiences can look forward to him diving head-first into topics such as relationships, addiction, procreation, growing pains, the struggles of being Afrikaans but lacking culture, and where we’ll find ourselves in the future as a human race.

The Naked Truth is loosely based around myself, my thoughts, my shallow, yet vast narcism, and my love for everything alive,” he says.

The Naked Truth takes place on October 31 at 18h30 at Colombo / The Factory Cafe, 369 Magwaza Maphalala Road (formerly Gale Street). Tickets R110 includes dinner, wine and the show. Bookings on 072 122 7561or email

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