SUNDAY TIMES - FriYAY: your guide to weekend entertainment in Jozi
Sunday Times Entertainment By Yolisa Mkele, 2017-04-13 00:00:00.0

FriYAY: your guide to weekend entertainment in Jozi

Hugh Masekela launches his new album, 'No Borders', at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, tonight.
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Make the most of your weekend by attending one of these awesome events


Genesis All Black

A black-themed party featuring 15 top hip hop, electronic and house acts.

When: Friday, April 14, 2pm

Where: The Container Yard, City Deep, R150-R400,

Hugh Masekela - No Borders Album Launch

A giant of South African music.

When: Thursday, April 13, 8pm

Where: The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City R300-R935,

MTN Joyous Celebration

A giant celebration of gospel music.

When: Until Sunday, April 16; times vary

Where: Ticketpro Dome, R160-R400,

Handel's Messiah

A choral performance conducted by Richard Cock.

When: Thursday, April 13, 6pm

Where: Linder Auditorium, Parktown, R140-R295,


Easter Night Hunt

A family-friendly Easter egg hunt illuminated by glowing jars.

When: Friday, April 14, 6pm

Where: Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden, Roodepoort, R10-R45, 086-100-1278

Easter Beer Hunt

Go on the hunt for beer instead of eggs.

When: Until Monday, April 17; times vary

Where: SAB World of Beer, Newtown, R115-R180,


Big Five Comedy Show

Riaad Moosa, Kagiso Lediga, Barry Hilton, Jason Goliath and Stuart Taylor.

When: Until Sunday, April 16; times vary

Where: Montecasino, R150-R300,

Mark Banks in Banksrupt

A unique take on South African current affairs by an award-winning comedian.

When: Until Sunday, April 16; Times vary

Where: Montecasino, R130-R165,


The Gruffalo

A South African rendering of the famous children's book.

When: Until Sunday, May 7; times vary

Where: Auto and General Theatre on the Square, Nelson Mandela Square, R75-R85,