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Monday, July 25, 2016


Supper, Sounds and Stills is a collaboration of creatives taking place on July 29 at The Plant.

Nestled in Durban’s hottest creative hub, The Station Drive Precinct; The Plant venue provides the backdrop for an elegant Supper Club set. Renegade Kitchen and the jazzy ladies of Heels over Head have been cooking up some old classics and smooth beats and paired up with Vulane Mthembu’s Film Noir inspired photographs; vintage décor and mid century classics by Solder, they have put together a night to remember.

For this special occasion Heels over Head partnered with photographer Vulane Mthembu and curators Russel Hlongwane and Simanga Zondo to present a special series of Film Noir themed photographs.

This exhibition looks at the universal search and struggle of women for their place within society. In the works you will see women in a (seemingly) powerful positions and it seeks dialogue about the ideal image of women that is being presented by the media and the masses. Mthembu presents these issues by cleverly making use of Film Noir, gangster type, images in which the women are always victorious.

As part of the exhibition Heels over Head will perform live. With their sparkling stage presence the ladies of Heels over Head always look classy and stylish and the charm and charisma of their lead vocalists Thulile Zama and Nomkhosi Mazibuko is undeniable. They are joined by skilled drummer Rebekah Doty and accomplished pianist Mandy Cobbing. Smoking hot guitarist Chillie Wardell-Stent joins the band and the flaming fusion of musicians is complete.

Their music is referred to as smooth jazz or easy-breezy pop jazz. They have developed a notable and clever signature sound that consists of current African-influenced music and uniquely re-arranged standards. The band is known for making audiences get on their feet and dance to their rhythmic bass lines and their cheerful melodies. No doubt that fans take joy in listening to some Heels over Head; the African jazz ambiance, skilled musicians and vocalists and well-founded rhythm works enchanting.

Enjoy a dinner, a concert and an exhibition with Supper, Sounds and Stills with Heels over Head on July 29 at 19h00 at The Plant, 5 Station Drive (off Umgeni Road). Entrance fee R250 includes exhibition, a two-course meal and performance. Lucy Markewicz’s mobile catering company, Renegade Kitchen, have put together a fitting retro styled meal for the occasion. For bookings mail