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18 November 2013
Wrongly Accused: In this comedy showcase, a young man (Waseef Piekaan) from the Eastern Cape finds himself in deep trouble with the law when he is accused of robbing an Indian cellphone-shop owner. When: 18 November - 18 January 2014. Where: Masambe Theatre.
Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra concludes the 2013 opera season with Rossini's evergreen comic classic in a new production by Christian Crouse. When: 20, 21, 22 and 23 November 2013 at 19h30. Where: Artscape Theatre. Book at Computicket.
LAND: Performances, visual art installations, public lectures and panel discussions about land, territory, ownership and art in South Africa will be presented by the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA). When: 21 – 24 November 2013. Where: Various venues around Cape Town. Cost: Free. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 021 480 7156.
Commercial & Workplace Mediation Training: The civil justice system has priced itself out of the reach of many South Africans and mediation is becoming more and more popular to resolve disputes in diverse fields and industries. When: 27 November 2013. Where: Kramer Law Building. Contact: Paula Allen at Paula.Allen@uct.ac.za.
Michaelis Graduate Exhibition: The exhibition showcases the diverse work of 45 students at the culmination of both the Bachelor Degree in Fine Art and the Postgraduate Diploma programmes. When: 4 December 2013 at 18h00. Exhibited in over 30 spaces, there is an exciting engagement with various media including Painting, Sculpture, Photography and New Media and Printmaking. Where: Hiddingh Hall, Hiddingh Campus, UCT, 31 Orange Street. Contact: Josephine Higgins at email@example.com or 021 480 7170.
Launch of Governing through Crime in SA, by Gail Supe: Supe will discuss her recently-published book, Governing through Crime in South Africa: The Politics of race and class in neoliberalising regimes, with Denis Davis, High Court Judge, and Don Pinnock, director of African Sun Press and Chair of the Usiko Press. The book deals with the historical transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact on crime and punishment. When: 5 December 2013 at 16h30 for 17h00. Where: Faculty of Law Common Room, Level 4, Jules & Kramer Law Building, Middle Campus, UCT. RSVP: Theresa.Hume@uct.ac.za on or before 25 November 2013.
ICTD Conference: Held in cooperation with ACM SIGCHI & ACM SIGCAS. ICTD 2013 provides an international forum for scholarly researchers exploring the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs). When: 7 - 10 December 2013. Where: Kramer Building, Middle Campus, UCT. Contact: Janet Sirmongpong at Janet.Sirmongpong@uct.ac.za or 021 406 6348.