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Wednesday, April 10, 2019


Coming up at the Hexagon Theatre on the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus is a busy programme which includes a Poetry Slam, The Acoustiq Assassins Ep Launch and a run of Have You Seen Zandile?.

The Poetry Slam takes place in the Hexagon Foyer from 16h00 to 18h00 on April 12, 2019. A student initiative, anyone can enter and compete in the poetry slam. Entrants are required to pay R50 to compete to win the cash prize. Audience entrance is free, although donations are encouraged. No booking required.

The Acoustiq Assassins Ep Launch takes place in the Hexagon Dive on April 13, 2019, at 18h30 for 19h30. The trio celebrate their five year musical journey! 

(Acoustiq Assassins)

The audience will ALL receive the Assassins debut EP “Nomakanjani” produced by Darknessreign SA and stand a chance of winning prizes at the launch. Attendees are encouraged to bring food and snacks but are not permitted to bring drinks. A cash bar is provided at the venue. Tickets R100, and as there is limited seating available, tickets can be booked by emailing

(Sanelisiwe Gumede & Nompilo Jili)

Have You Seen Zandile? takes place in the Hexagon Theatre from April 25 to 27, 2019. Sanelisiwe Gumede and Nompilo Jili star in Gcina Mhlope’s award winning play about a young girl being raised by her grandmother in Durban before her biological mother snatches her and takes her back to the Transkei. A South African classic, Zandile offers a glimpse of life under white dominance, rural hardship and black female oppression in the 1960’s.

Performances take place on April 25 at 13h00; April 26 and 27 at 18h30. Tickets R100 (R70 concession) and can be booked at