Let’s Laugh Together This November

Anne Hambuda

It’s a busy, busy weekend in Windhoek; we won’t even waste your time by rambling on.

If you’re looking for something to do or somewhere to be, there’s a little bit of everything.

Below we’ve listed all the spots you could hit this weekend, whether you want to laugh, eat or praise God.

‘Sister, Can I Do Your Hair?’ is a one-woman stand-up comedy show by Hildegard Titus.

Catch the comedian quipping wise about her experiences as a woman in today’s world. The title is a repeatable play on the harassment people face should they be brave enough to walk past a cluster of pushy hairstylists.

Tickets are going for N$70 and N$100 at the door.

‘Express Your Health’ is a visual arts exhibition by Ryan de Wee.

The Otjomuise Live Arts Festival continues to bring art to life, and this Friday promises to deliver “a captivating exploration of the intersection between brands, art and health”, drawing inspiration from iconic Namibian brands, creating a unique connection between people, art and well-being.

Don’t miss the chance to experience this free experiment in Windhoek from 13h30.

‘God. Family. Comedy’ is a show by Big Mitch.

This Friday, the comedy just does not stop, with the longtime comedian Mitch Gaoseb delivering a one-man show and gunning for a full house.

Thematically it looks like it’ll be quite the watch, with the funny man seemingly selling himself as a messiah of some sort.
Tickets for the 19h00 show are N$180 and can be purchased online.

Lioness presents ‘Hoevember’.

It’s time for the gals and gays to dust off their most vibrant summer outfits and party into the night with rapper Lioness.

Her annual celebration of women and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) community will be an exclusive, all-day outdoor event this Saturday from 14h00.

The theme is ‘Carnival’, and tickets are going for N$100 in advance and N$150 at the door.

‘30, Broke and Single’ is a one-man special by Courage the Comedian.

Deeming this a show “not to be missed”, Courage is gearing up for a lighthearted night of poking fun at himself.

He has been a force on the comedy scene for some years now, and a solo show is right up his alley.

For N$100 in advance and N$150 at the door, you can join in on the jamboree from 19h30 on Saturday.

Then there’s ‘The Restoration Concert’ with Joyous Celebration.

Project ‘Never Walk Alone’ is bringing a heavenly touch to the entertainment scene, with a praise-and-worship concert this Saturday, featuring the iconic choir Joyous Celebration.

For this stadium experience, ticket prices start at N$250.

Taste Restaurant turns two.

Dig into Taste Restaurant’s anniversary menu this Saturday as the local eatery and fine dining spot celebrates two years of operation.

A N$450 ticket entitles you to three menu items from a set list that includes grilled teriyaki octopus, wagyu, beef taco, sushi and other delectable items, specially curated by head chef Nicla Dossantos.

Comedy and Arts Night presents ‘Homo Hysterics’.

As part of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, this comedy show will be a celebration of queer artists and creatives next Thursday.

The line-up includes Hildegard Titus, Janice Tobias, OC Ebs and organiser Jonathan Sasha. The team hopes audiences gain a new perspective on some of life’s intricacies through a stand-up show punctuated by an ensemble of musical performances, hosted by the lovely Gigi Hasarrived.
Tickets are N$100 for the 19h00 show.

The Howler Volume 10: Rounding off the Windhoek comedy marathon is the regularly held comedy showcase by the Windhoek Comedy Club.

Hosted by Jandjie, the line-up includes Barry, DJ Musketeer, Lifa, Uncle Mike and many more.

Also on 30 November, these guys have truly proven themselves as comedians who are relatable and who understand their audience well.

Grab a N$120 ticket and do not miss out!

– Anne Hambuda is a writer, social commentator and poet. Follow her online or email her
annehambuda@gmail.com for more.

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