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Shakespeare in the time of the #MeToo movement: The Taming of the Shrew is on again at Maynardville

William Shakespeare's dark comedy The Taming of the Shrew was the first play put on in Cape Town's Open Air Theatre at Maynardville, way back in 1956. Since then it has been produced at the theatre four times, the last in 2011. Now only seven years later it is on again, currently showing at Maynardville until 1 March 2018.

By John Cooper 13 Feb 2018

Mind baffling magic from The Illusionists

Do you believe in magic? This was a question often asked by David Williamson aka The Trickster and one of the performers from the smash hit show The Illusionists on opening night at Grandwest Casino.

By Ruth Cooper 12 Feb 2018

Change the way the internet sees African creativity

The Absolut African Art Intervention is continuing in its mission to change how the world views African creativity...

6 Feb 2018

Co-director Khayelihle Dominique Gumede on Tsotsi: The Musical

Cape Town Opera is set to debut a new musical based on Tsotsi.

By Eugene Yiga 1 Feb 2018

2018 Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards nominees announced

The nominees for the 53rd annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards have been announced. The winners will be announced at a ceremony, that will take place on Sunday, 18 March 2018 at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town.

30 Jan 2018

Apply now for CTIJF Arts Journalism and Photojournalism courses

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has opened applications for its free Arts Journalism and Photojournalism courses, set to take place from 17 - 24 March 2018...

23 Jan 2018

#MusicExhange: Stuart Taylor

As a consummate funny fellow, Stuart Taylor needs no introduction. I bent his ear last week ahead of his new solo show at the Baxter Theatre to discuss important matters including music, which has become critical in the comedy space. Taylor's answers are both joyous and crisp.

By Martin Myers 23 Jan 2018

Comedy at the Maynardville Open-Air Festival

Jesters in the Park will be on at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre in Wynberg, Cape Town from Wednesday, 31 January to Saturday, 3 February 2018. The show will form part of the Maynardville Open-Air Festival.

18 Jan 2018

All-female cast and creative team to stage The Taming of the Shrew

An all-female cast and creative team will stage William Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre from 7 February 2018 until 3 March 2018.

8 Jan 2018

Maynardville Open-Air Festival expands

From 18 January to 3 March 2018, Cape Town's annual Maynardville Open-Air Festival will showcase a season of symphony, ballet, comedy and more weaving elements of Shakespeare into a selection of shows.

18 Dec 2017

#MusicExchange: Chantal Stanfield

Chantal Stanfield is a Cape Town-born actor, singer, dancer, voice-artist and stage and television performer. She graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance in 2005 from the University of Cape Town. Now she stars in her one-person show, a hilarious comedy...

By Martin Myers 18 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment portal over the past year below.

14 Dec 2017

Cape Town Comedy Club announces December line-up

On Friday, 15 December 2017, the Cape Town Comedy Club will feature comedians, Vittorio Leonardi (Johannesburg), Brent Palmer, Carl Weber and Melt Sieberhagen as emcee.

11 Dec 2017

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#DesignIndaba2018: The next generation of fashion is biology

New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product.

By Jessica Tennant 17 hours ago

Ellen Pakkies film to be screened at Rotterdam International Film Festival

Local film, Ellen, Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies, has managed to cause quite a stir in the international movie arena. It has already been selected to be screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival on 27 January 2018 and is set to be an even bigger hit with local audiences.

25 Jan 2018

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