More events for Open Book festival

Two additional events have been announced for the Open Book Festival, which takes place from Wednesday September 6 to Sunday September 10.

Presented by the Book Lounge and The Fugard Theatre, venues for the festival also include the A4 Arts Foundation, District Six Homecoming Centre, Central Library and PH Centre, all in the CBD, as well as the Elsie’s River and Kuyasa libraries.

Ex MP Vytjie Mentor discusses her controversial whistleblowing new book, No Holy Cows with parliamentary journalist Jan-Jan Joubert on Wednesday September 6, at the Fugard Theatre, from 10am to 11am.

The former Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas discusses the state of the nation with eNCA’s Lester Kiewit on Thursday September 7 at the Fugard Theatre, from 10am to 11am.

“As always, a key part of the Open Book Festival aims to reflect what is happening in our city and our country,” says festival director Mervyn Sloman.

The festival presents a selection of panel discussions, workshops, readings, performances and more, designed to inspire, stimulate and entertain audiences.

The2017 programme is available at