Miriam Makeba story

■ Sima Mashazi, performs the role of the young Miriam Makeba in the musical Mama Africa, a musical about her often tumultuous life.  Songs range from her most popular hits like Phatha Phatha to less known gems like Suliram, an Indonesian lullaby. Sima and her band will celebrate Makeba’s music and will share the stories behind the songs in a trip down memory lane. The show takes place on Friday December 1, at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre in Stellenbosch. Doors open at 6pm, and the show starts at 8.15pm. Tickets cost R210 from Computicket.