Die Windpomp gets my vote as one of the best films ever made in South Africa. Well done to writer-director Ettienne Fourie on an exceptional film: well scripted, directed, first-rate performances, brilliant cinematography and an excellent music score.
By Daniel Dercksen 23 Apr 2014 09:22
Under the global brand ethos, Transform Today, Absolut South Africa has launched its artist residency programme, "The Residence by Absolut", which has multi-disciplinary, cutting-edge creatives working collaboratively and independently to bring about meaningful change to the Joburg CBD.
23 Apr 2014 11:06
The dates for Rocking the Daisies 2014 has been announced as taking place from Thursday, 2 October to Sunday, 5 October, 2014.
23 Apr 2014 09:03
Steenberg Farm, the Cape Winelands destination, is bringing back two of its most popular events this winter - Movie Nights at Bistro Sixteen82 and its Pop-up Dinners featuring intimate Chef's Table experiences with South Africa's top chefs.
23 Apr 2014 11:28
Jack Hardcastle may not exist, but that hasn't stopped him from writing Dirty Words, a hilarious new comedy about sex.
By Eugene Yiga 22 Apr 2014 08:52
The international group, The Straits, boasting key members of Dire Straits, the band who gave the world Money for Nothing, Sultans of Swing, Brothers in Arms and other worldwide hits, will play one concert at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on 28 June 2014 to support the first Rock4Rhinos event.
22 Apr 2014 08:20
Food & Home Entertaining has launched a free app for Top 10 Bakes 2014, available from the iTunes or Google Play Store accounts, reportedly the first in South Africa.
18 Apr 2014 12:13
The National Arts Festival and the City of Cape Town have announced a partnership that will result in the launch of a new performing arts festival in September, modelled on some of the world's iconic events.
18 Apr 2014 13:15
The 2014 MTV MAMA nominees were announced last night, 16 April, at The Sands, Joburg. Front runners are South African artists Mafikizolo and Uhuru, and Nigeria's Davido, who each scored four nominations, competing for Song of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration.
17 Apr 2014 11:16
In the words of the Dreamgirls song You're Gonna Love Me, there are films like Wes Anderson's sublime The Grand Budapest Hotel that not only demand attention and adoration, but have swept local audiences off their feet. Since its release a month ago the film has played to full houses.
By Daniel Dercksen 17 Apr 2014 10:19
The South African Indies Music Week is to be held at the Lyric Theatre, Joburg, from 22 to 27 April, 2014.
17 Apr 2014 10:00
Kate Liquorish and Tony Bonani Miyambo clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, recently - days before the eighth anniversary of the young actor's brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.
17 Apr 2014 10:36
South Africa is now unequivocally a part of the booming global online art auction market with the opening of StraussOnline's second online auction last week.
Issued by Strauss & Co 17 Apr 2014 11:27
Dirty Words is clean entertainment for anyone who wants to be naughty and indulge in some wicked and wacky fun.
By Daniel Dercksen 16 Apr 2014 11:06
The local line-up to support John Newman has been announced. ISO will be performing in Cape Town at the Good Hope Center on Wednesday, 23 April and Beatenberg on Thursday, 24 April at Joburg's Town Hall Lane in Newtown.
16 Apr 2014 10:43
It's a picture perfect Sunday morning in Camps Bay and I'm lying down on a concrete slab in approximately 4% of clothing, being hosed and scrubbed down by a wetsuit-wearing hands-of-steel warrior.
By Ruth Cooper 15 Apr 2014 12:44
Armin van Buuren has announced the forthcoming destinations for his new world tour: Armin Only Intense, which will be coming to South Africa for one night only at the Coca-Cola Dome Joburg on 14 June, 2014.
15 Apr 2014 14:04
The 2014 winners of the annual Eat Out Zonnebloem Produce Awards were announced in a special ceremony at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket.
15 Apr 2014 11:59
MTN Bushfire is Swaziland's three day music and arts festival from 30 May to 1 June, 2014, which celebrates creative expression whilst promoting social responsibility, stimulating the economy, and drawing talent and tourists from across Africa and around the world. More than simply a music festival, it's a creative space where expression, learning, sharing and inspiration take hold.
15 Apr 2014 10:31
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