Yeah! Finally some weekend fun!

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Yeah! Finally some weekend fun!
It might be a rainy weekend, but always lotsto do around Cape Town…

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The Cape Town Good Food and Wine Show
Cape Town's beloved food and wine exhibition brings in the big guns of the food world

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One of the country's foremost gourmet events, the Cape Town Good Food and Wine Show is set to w
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et the appetites of Cape Town foodies and food photographers from Thursday 24 May – Sunday 27 May.
For the 2012 festival the American-Italian cooking sensation Buddy Valastro – you'll know him as the Cake Boss – will be joining the mix; a sweet addition to a jam-packed weekend of activity. Read our interview with him: Let him eat cake.
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What to expect at the 2012 Good Food and Wine Show
Hands-on cooking seminars and workshops lead by top-notch, internationally recognized chefs, book signings and quality produce are just some of the things on offer at this year's Good Food and Wine Show. Guests will have the privilege of watching the best of the culinary world do their thing.
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The list of top chefs include:
  • Buddy Valastro, of Cake Boss fame
  • Whitney Miller, the winner of America's Master Chef season 1;
  • Reza Muhammed
  • Ariana Bundy
  • Jenny Morris

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A ticket to this show will get you samples of great food and wine, as well as several free cooking demonstrations in 10 theatres. There are hundreds of great prizes (edible and otherwise), as well as special offers on cooking and baking equipment tasty enough to have foodies salivating in their own right.
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Anyone with a passion for wine and food will have a blast; from head chefs and accomplished sommeliers to hipster-cum-pseudo-food-critics and two minute noodle aficionados – heck we all ‘gotta eat.
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CBeebies Good Food For The Kids
Its not easy to perfect your sip and swirl when your kids are tugging at your arms. That's where the fun and imaginative Mister Maker comes in. Mister Maker presents a popular children's arts and crafts show on CBeebies, BBC's children's television channel, and will be doing five demos a day at the Good Food and Wine Show.
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Lindt Chocolate Theatre
Need we say more?
Even if you're not a self-identified sweet tooth or chocoholic you won't likely be able to resist the call of the Lindt Chocolate Appreciation Theatre with its delectable giveaways and line-up of decadent chocolate appreciation workshops. One of South Africa's finest master chocolatiers, Dimo Simatos, will also be providing recipes and expert tips.
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Good For You Theatre (free entry)
This interactive arena is where leading celebrity chefs, including celebrity chef Ariana Bundy (no relation to Ted) who has cooked for Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Brad Pitt and Madonna, will showcase delicious, healthy recipes. Industry specialists will be hosting workshops demonstrating how small changes in your diet and lifestyle can prevent and cure a number of different illnesses.
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Foods From Around The World (free entry)
While it may sound a little like a school feté, you can rest assured this Spekko sponsored stage will be nothing short of world class. This stage includes the Spice Prince of India, Reza Mahammad, Henrico Grobbelaar (The 12 Apostles | Culinary Team SA), Morne Botha (Park Inn by Radisson), Jenny Morris aka The Giggling Gourmet and many more.
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Fine Brandy Emporium
As the space designated to sipping on the world's finest brandies and starting fights elegantly, the Fine Brandy Emporium is also the place that's devoted to cocktail and canapé pairings. Chefs PJ and Eric have rustled up delicious morsels inspired by a unique collection of South African brandies.
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Amarula Cocktail Experience
Amarula invites you to discover its super-social side and find out more about the company it's been keeping. Come and explore the mixability of South Africa's favourite marula taste at the luxury Amarula Cocktail Lounge, made from the eco-friendly, fully recyclable Xanita boards.
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Good Food and Wine Show tickets cost: R50p/p – R95p/p doors open at 10am and close at 7pm
Use our events section for an up to date overview of nightlife happening in Cape Town and be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates.
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Highlight of the weekend:

STORMERS vs SHARKS – Saturday, May 26 at 19:10

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The Sharks have lost their last three Super Rugby matches against the Stormers but in two of those the Stormers had home advantage.While the Sharks have lost the last three Super Rugby matches to the Stormers the five matches before that were all won by the Sharks.Going back even further the four matches before the Sharks five match run were all won by the Stormers. Historically these two seem to take a few matches to figure each other out.

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The Sharks have played the Stormers 16 times in Super Rugby history and the Sharks have won 7 times and lost 9 times. That translates to the Sharks winning 44% of their matches against the Stormers.

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When the Sharks play the Stormers the average score Sharks 20 Stormers 22.In Durban the teams have played each other 8 times and surprisingly the Sharks have only won 4 times. The Stormers have therefore won 4 times.

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The Sharks then have only won 50% of their home matches against the Stormers. In points average in Durban the Sharks score 21 points and the Stormers score 20 points.

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The Stormers have come under fire recently for not scoring tries. Their game is built around defence so the draw back is the lack of attack.The Sharks on the other hand have won their last three matches and have scored 12 tries and conceded just three in the same number of matches.In recent weeks the Sharks have managed to put their game together for most of the 80 minutes whereas the Stormers have been forming a habit of only really playing for 40 minutes.

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The Bookies have given the Stormers a 2 point start for this match– with anoffer of Bet 5 and Get 50 in Bets. The Sharks have a little more momentum currently and have been scoring tries. They also have home advantage. The Sharks should win this by 1 point.

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This match will be shown on TV in NZ, Aus, SA and in the UK on the Sky Sports website.

Average score: Sharks 20 Stormers 22

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Last five results
03 Mar 2012 Sharks v Stormers 12-15 Cape Town
30 Apr 2011 Sharks vStormers 12-32 Cape Town
02 Apr 2011 Sharks vStormers 6-16 Durban
08 May 2010 Sharks v Stormers 20-14 Durban
14 Feb 2009Sharksv Stormers 20-15 Cape Town

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Sharks overall record against the Stormers
Played 16 , Wins 7, Losses 9 , Draws 0

MatchNo.94.: Sharks v Stormers
DateSaturday 26 May
Venue: Durban
Kick Off local: 19:10
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant Ref 1:Lourens Van der Merwe
Assistant Ref 2:Reuben Roussouw
TMO : Johann Meuwesen

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Teams

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Stormers

15. Gio Aplon,14. Gerhard van den Heever,13. Juan de Jongh,12. Jean de Villiers (C),11. Bryan Habana,10. Peter Grant ,9. Dewaldt Duvenage ,8. Jebb Sinclair ,7. Rynhardt Elstadt ,6. Siya Kolisi ,5. Andries Bekker (VC),4. Eben Etzebeth ,3. Brok Harris,2. Tiaan Liebenberg ,1. Steven Kitshoff

Reserves:16. Deon Fourie ,17. Frans Malherbe ,18. De Kock Steenkamp ,19. Don Armand,20. Nick Fenton-Wells,21. Louis Schreuder,22. Burton Francis

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Sharks

15. Patrick Lambie , 14. JP Pietersen , 13. Paul Jordaan , 12. Meyer Bosman , 11. Lwazi Mvovo , 10. Frederic Michalak , 9. Charl McLeod , 8. Keegan Daniel (C) , 7. Willem Alberts , 6. Marcell Coetzee , 5. Anton Bresler , 4. Steven Sykes , 3. Jannie du Plessis , 2. Bismarck du Plessis , 1. Tendai Mtawarira

Replacements , 16. Craig Burden , 17. Wiehahn Herbst , 18. Pieter-Steph du Toit , 19. Ryan Kankowski , 20. Jacques Botes , 21. Odwa Ndungane , 22. Louis Ludik.

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Wat van ‘n bietjie Afrikaanse kultuur…

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Miss Mandy vier met hierdie vertoning haar 33ste jaar in

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die vermaaklikheidsbedryf – stoksielalleen ,want haar musikante is ongelukkig nie beskikbaar om haar te begelei nie.Hulle speel wel op die backtrax wat sy in hierdie vertoning gebruik. Dit behoort niemand te affronteer nie,sy gee soos gewoonlik alles in haar siel en dan nog ‘n bietjie.

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‘Naby’ bevat al die liedjies wat Strydom volksbesit gemaak het – sy sing in
Afrikaans,Frans en Nederlands en deel stories uit haar loopbaan en lewe.Dit is ‘n intieme ervaring met al die wipplank emosies waarvoor Strydom bekend is – lekker lag en lekker huil,met daardie X faktor wat jou diep,diep raak.

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Die deure maak oop vanaf 18:15 vir aandete en vertonings begin om 20:00.
Bestel vanaf ? a' la carté spyskaart, kies ? goeie wyn vanaf ons uitstekende
wynlys, geniet die vertoning, wat gewoonlik tussen 60 tot 90 min duur en kuier daarna so lank as wat jy wil.
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For bookings please phone 021 979 1911.
Die Boer – R130 pp
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