Song, sound and poetry – with sharks, shoals and shimmer

By Ingrid Sinclair / 7 June 2012

These gorgeous black and white photographs were submitted to our Facebook fan page by  <a href='http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3119651032719&set=o.66712831109&type=1'>Tyler Maloney</a>. Thank you! We love. These gorgeous black and white photographs were submitted to our Facebook fan page by Tyler Maloney. Thank you! We love.

There’s something indescribable about watching a performance in front of the Two Ocean’s Aquarium’s I&J Predator Exhibit. It’s already magical to be at the Aquarium after hours … A quiet descends on the exhibits and it almost feels illicit, as if you’ve stumbled upon a secret and private world of incredible sea life and stunning sights. Goosebumps guaranteed.

If you’ve only ever heard this experience spoken about in hushed tones, then experience it for yourself with OPEN: An evening of song, sound and poetry on 16 June (Youth Day) – a once-off special concert featuring Cape Town greats Jonny and Julie Blundell and Anele Viti from the Rhythm Workshop, poets Diana Ferrus and Sandile Mhi, and renowned jazz/folk singer Tina Schouw.

Drift away in the company shoals of silver fish, graceful rays and sharks …

We are delighted to host this once-off event with non-profit organisation I Am Somebody! I Am Somebody! “provides people with the personal foundation for making better choices, stronger communities internally, integrated solutions between communities and restored relationships with nature that nurture community development. [Their] programmes are based on principles of storytelling, the give and take of listening and the authenticity of real exchange.”

Click here to read some of the amazing stories of growth, facilitated by I Am Somebody!

Seats are limited so book today!

Tickets to OPEN cost R130 and include entrance to the Two Oceans Aquarium, a glass of wine kindly sponsored by Lourensford Wine Estate on arrival and a light snack. Tickets are available through Webtickets. Doors open at 19h00 and a cash bar will be available.

Here’s a video of Tina Schouw performing “Not Like You” … Now imagine the shimmer of the I&J Predator Exhibit behind her as she sings.

 

Special packages offered

If you’re interested in hosting an event in one of Cape Town’s best venues, you’re in luck - we’re running special offers at the moment.

Click here for more information.

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