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September 4, 2014

Every first Thursday of the month, galleries stay open later than usual, drawing people from all over to the CBD. New exhibitions generally coincide with First Thursdays. Tonight, some of the highlights include:

l Commune.1 on 64 Wale Street, showing: Ayanda Mabulu and Gordon Clark.

Gallery l will showcase new large-scale paintings by Mabulu that express his disillusionment and disapproval of the current government. In Gallery ll, Clark's photographs examine the life of Quentino, a young boy growing up in Elsies River on the Cape Flats, an area that has been plagued by endemic gang violence.

l 6 Spin Street Restaurant Gallery, showing: Africanus.

An exhibition of wall plates by Clementina van der Walt inspired by South African and African literary figures and Fayum mummy portraits, at 6 Spin Street Restaurant.

l Mystic Loft on 78 Church Street, Vintage Clothing Extravaganza

From top designer labels (pre-loved) to seriously dated clothing items. This time round, they will have something for the gents too.

l SMAC Art Gallery at the corner|of Buitengracht and Buitensingel streets, showing: Viewing room #03: Landscape.

The final instalment in the Viewing room series is Landscape, an instalment of works by artists including Jake Aikman, Ruann Coleman, Peter Eastman and Ashley Walters.

Cape Argus

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Source: Cape Argus (South Africa)

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