AFDA lecturer and filmmaker, Janet van Eeden and AFDA first year student Matthew Couperthwaite received awards for Best Cinematographer and Best Editor respectively for their films A Shot at the Big Time and Lucky Legs at the second Annual eThekwini Filmmakers Association Awards held at the Durban Manor recently.
9 Dec 2013 14:58
South Africa's top jazz musicians come together for a spectacular live performance to mark the eighth and final installment of the Lion of Africa Music expressions series for 2013. The event takes place at Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein on Friday, 13 December 2013.
9 Dec 2013 13:08
Often musicians, bands, managers, booking agents, publicists and the like sit on their backsides and wait for opportunities to present themselves.
By Tim Hill 9 Dec 2013 09:48
The National Children's Theatre (NCT) is looking for four young, fresh, energetic graduates who are looking to build up their experience as directors. The NCT is providing an opportunity for aspiring young directors to gain experience under the mentorship of the CEO and artistic director of NCT. Applications are hereby invited for short-term contract position of NaCTIES junior directors.
6 Dec 2013 11:09
A Tribute to Madiba was composed by South African musician Dr Cyril Harrisberg for Madiba after he was hospitalised, to celebrate his life and to salute the statesmen.
6 Dec 2013 10:48
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
A new online toolkit, free to download, will guide and assist artists and arts organisations in the effective use of online and social media tools.
5 Dec 2013 14:53
It's been almost two years since likeable Cape Town comedian Nik Rabinowitz has performed at the Baxter Theatre and, as he mentioned, two years away from the stage equals a helluva lot of material - especially if you just so happen to live in this colourfully crazy country of ours.
By Ruth Cooper 5 Dec 2013 12:03
Discovery can sometimes uncover the deadliest of secrets and, with the riveting Mud, it's wise to let and sleeping and charismatic fugitive lie low.
By Daniel Dercksen 5 Dec 2013 11:15
The reduction in sales of CD music has been attributed to the emergence of downloadable digital music - and piracy. But will album apps take off in South Africa?
5 Dec 2013 11:05
As more broadcasters look at online television as an alternative option, a whole new group of viewers previously left out of television is being targeted.
5 Dec 2013 06:35
Inspiring a Generation is an ASSITEJ SA and Theatre Arts Admin Collective initiative, which aims to inspire theatre practitioners to make innovative theatre for children in South Africa. Building a new generation of artists working in theatre for children and young people will create a generation who love and are inspired by theatre.
4 Dec 2013 11:43
Forty-five hotly contested AFDA Awards were presented in the film, TV and performance awards held at AFDA in Observatory recently.
4 Dec 2013 10:50
Hosted by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust and professional services firm Deloitte, the inaugural KickstART exhibition at the Pniel Museum features charcoal sketches selected from more than 180 children from 15 disadvantaged schools who participated in the KickstART Outreach Week in September.
4 Dec 2013 10:45
19/Fremantle has appointed About Entertainment to represent, exclusively, both management and bookings for the Idols Season 9 winner, Musa Sukwene as well as the top-nine finalists including runners-up Brenden, Sonke and Zoe.
4 Dec 2013 09:47
Registered architectural students are invited to enter a competition for conversion concepts of the Silos in Newtown.
3 Dec 2013 16:06
The AFDA Film School annual award ceremony was held last week, honouring the best student films and television productions in various categories.
3 Dec 2013 08:29
The Entertainer, an international Dubai-based company offering a portfolio of "buy one get one free" incentives, has launched another package for Capetonians to experience the very best dining, leisure, beauty and entertainment venues the city has to offer, and has launched in Joburg to service the Gauteng market.
2 Dec 2013 14:44
Applications are invited from prospective participants in Masterclass, to be held in Pretoria in February 2014, conducted by Professor Josef Protschka from the Musikhochschule in Cologne, Germany.
2 Dec 2013 14:16
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) and Nedbank Arts Affinity are pleased to announce ten projects that will receive developmental funding. The ACT Board of Trustees has selected projects nationally from Visual Art, Heritage, Music, Theatre, Dance, Multi-Disciplinary, community and arts education disciplines, to support through the ACT Development Programme during the current funding cycle.
2 Dec 2013 13:06
MasterCard has introduced the Priceless Africa campaign to South Africa, bringing the global Priceless Cities programme to the African continent for the first time.
2 Dec 2013 11:49
Power FM has lost some key staff members four months after its launch.
2 Dec 2013 06:47
On Wednesday, 4 December 2013, Lonesome Dave is due to deliver a rockstar-studded show at Cape Town's Mercury Live. As one in the series of collaborative live music events, this "Waxing Lyrical" promises to be something special.
29 Nov 2013 10:27
The Wentworth Arts and Culture Organisation, supported by the ACT Development Programme, will be hosting the Durban Dance Movement Festival from 6-8 December 2013 at the Catalina Theatre at Wilson's Wharf, Durban.
29 Nov 2013 09:56
Reader's Warehouse Tokai is hosting something a little bit different this Saturday, 30 November 2013. Go get your cookbook signed or perhaps have a photo taken with your kitchen hero. Bring your existing books and have them signed or peruse the new releases from these local culinary wizards, available for purchase and signing too.
28 Nov 2013 12:33
The ticketing system that powers the Edinburgh Fringe is poised to change the way that South Africans experience the arts from 2014, with the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown being the first to introduce its audiences to "one of the world's most efficient, robust, versatile and secure systems".
28 Nov 2013 11:22
In a substantial number of conversations that I have had with many established artist booking agents and high-end event organisers, there are a definite number behavioural elements by artists that impress them and there are a number of things that severely disappoint them - resulting in an artist or band never being hired again.
By Tim Hill 28 Nov 2013 10:16
Gaming seems to attract more than its fair share of myths and urban legends. Here are some of the most prevalent myths around gaming, and the facts revealed.
By Glenn Joseph 28 Nov 2013 08:57
When a telecoms company wants to set up shop in SA, it needs to acquire specific licences from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), which handles all the regulation for the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in the country.
27 Nov 2013 13:01
From over a whopping 1300 entries, eight finalists in the national JD Music Scouts talent search have been announced and competition is stiff. The eight artists are Velvet Suite Lounge, E.S.T, Lection, DJ Seg-t, Betasweet, Gigi, Gearboxx and iSesh.
27 Nov 2013 10:19
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