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#OnTheBigScreen: Superheroes, romance, and Mozart
#OnTheBigScreen: Superheroes, romance, and Mozart

This weekend it's big screen action with Avengers: Infinity War; intimate romance with the Afrikaans film Wonderlus; a contemporary Cinderella comedy with Madame; and opera lovers can indulge in the Met Opera's Così Fan Tutte.

By Daniel Dercksen 2 hours ago

Cara Frew named opening act for The Script's Pretoria show
Cara Frew named opening act for The Script's Pretoria show

Singer-songwriter Cara Frew has been announced as the opening act for The Script, when the band performs at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on 4 May 2018. As part of its SA tour, the band will also be performing at the Grand West Grand Arena in Cape Town on 2 May 2018.

4 hours ago

MaXhosa by Laduma takes Zara to task for alleged design knock-off
MaXhosa by Laduma takes Zara to task for alleged design knock-off

Celebrated South African fashion designer Laduma Ngxokolo, creator of the MaXhosa by Laduma brand, is taking legal action against Spanish fashion retailer Zara over an alleged case of copyright infringement...

22 hours ago

Freshlyground unveils fan-driven crowdfunding album Can't Stop
Freshlyground unveils fan-driven crowdfunding album Can't Stop

Freshlyground has released their seventh studio album following a fan-driven crowdfunding campaign. The new album Can't Stop was produced by Tore Johansson, who has worked with OK Go!, The Cardigans, and Franz Ferdinand.

1 day ago

Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season
Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season

The 2018 Kidz Season at the Table Mountain Cableway will run from 27 April-24 September 2018. During the Kidz Season, two children under the age of 18 ride for free with every Kidz Season adult return ticket purchased.

1 day ago

Top 10 things to do at the Wacky Wine Weekend
Top 10 things to do at the Wacky Wine Weekend

The 2018 Wacky Wine Weekend will be held at Robertson Wine Valley from 31 May-3 June 2018.

1 day ago

First limited edition SA whisky added to Checkers exclusive Private Barrel Co. range
First limited edition SA whisky added to Checkers exclusive Private Barrel Co. range

Checkers LiquorShop has revealed a new addition to its Private Barrel Co. collection of whiskies sourced from the finest distillers. The newly unveiled 6-year-old James Sedgwick single malt...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

SAMA 24 nominees revealed
SAMA 24 nominees revealed

The 2018 South African Music Awards (SAMA 24) nominations were announced at the Birchwood Hotel in Ekurhuleni on Friday 20 April. Mafikizolo, Mi Casa, and Simphiwe Dana lead the nominations, with three nominations each.

2 days ago

Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier
Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier

Although easily accessed via Baden Powel Drive off the N2, the Spier Estate feels like a world away.

By Brian Berkman 2 days ago

Caroline Leisegang to return to Circa on Jellicoe in May
Caroline Leisegang to return to Circa on Jellicoe in May

South African classical musician Caroline Leisegang is set to perform at the Circa on Jellicoe gallery in Johannesburg on 10 May 2018.

3 days ago

Suzanne Vega to perform at the National Arts Fest
Suzanne Vega to perform at the National Arts Fest

Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega is set to perform at the 2018 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown from 7-8 July 2018. Vega is expected to present a series of 'up close and personal' concerts.

3 days ago

Sneaker Exchange (SXC) returns to Cape Town
Sneaker Exchange (SXC) returns to Cape Town

The 2018 Sneaker Exchange (SXC) will be held at the Cape Town Cruise Terminal, V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Saturday, 28 April 2018 from 11am to 7pm.

3 days ago

Lebanese jazz band Praed to perform in SA, Zimbabwe
Lebanese jazz band Praed to perform in SA, Zimbabwe

Lebanese avant-garde experimental jazz band Praed has embarked on a tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe from 21 April-1 May 2018.

3 days ago

The big dreams of Skinny Sbu
The big dreams of Skinny Sbu

A sock collector from a tender age, Sibusiso Ngwenya started his own homegrown accessories brand, Skinny Sbu Socks, with just R70, his mother's encouragement and the desire to be Africa's answer to Tom Ford...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Cardigans and anoraks won't cut it: why there should be more fashion for older men
Cardigans and anoraks won't cut it: why there should be more fashion for older men

Now we find ourselves nearly drawing pensions and thinking what? What now? Put a cardigan on and grey shoes? Is there an age when you think: 'Oh, I can't possibly be involved in fashion now?

By Ania Sadkowska and Katherine Townsend 20 Apr 2018

2018 Festival De Mexico to be held at Montecasino
2018 Festival De Mexico to be held at Montecasino

The 2018 Festival De Mexico will be held at the Montecasino Outdoor Event Arena on 26 May 2018.

20 Apr 2018

SA's The Duchess Virgin Gin & Tonic scoops two awards at Global Soft Drinks Congress
SA's The Duchess Virgin Gin & Tonic scoops two awards at Global Soft Drinks Congress

South African non-alcoholic beverage brand, The Duchess Virgin Gin & Tonic, has been awarded Best Adult Drink as well as Best New Drink Concept at the 2018 Zenith Innobev Awards in Prague...

20 Apr 2018

Five ways to become a more eco-friendly traveller
Five ways to become a more eco-friendly traveller

If you want to join the sustainable travel movement, but don't really know where to start, it's easier than you think.

19 Apr 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Scandal, stalkers, sex and live theatre
#OnTheBigScreen: Scandal, stalkers, sex and live theatre

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House, The Strangers: Prey at Night, Early Man, Blockers and Julius Caesar open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 19 Apr 2018

Refurbished Ritz Hotel and revolving Top of the Ritz restaurant, a new Cape Town must-do
Refurbished Ritz Hotel and revolving Top of the Ritz restaurant, a new Cape Town must-do

The iconic Ritz Hotel best known for it 360° revolving restaurant which sits on the 23rd floor of the hotel like an akwardly landed spaceship, has been synonymous with the Seapoint skyline since the early 70s...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Apr 2018

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Fusion and vision for The Gold Room by Chef Daniel Gamiche

We talk to the four Michelin star chef that will be opening a new restaurant at the QSL Private Members Club - Chef Daniel Gamiche...

18 Apr 2018

Seether to perform in JHB in May
Seether to perform in JHB in May

Seether will be performing in South Africa for one night only, at the Marks Park Sports Club in Emmerentia, Johannesburg on 20 May 2018.

17 Apr 2018

Truman & Orange launches Mionetto prosecco in SA
Truman & Orange launches Mionetto prosecco in SA

One of the world's top-selling prosecco brands, Mionetto, is now available in South Africa....

17 Apr 2018

Femi Koya, ZionThree3 and Jimmy Nevis to perform at the V&A Waterfront
Femi Koya, ZionThree3 and Jimmy Nevis to perform at the V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront Summer Concerts wraps up the 2018 season with two free-to-attend concerts at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre on the 28 and 29 April.

17 Apr 2018

#MusicExchange: Tye Platinum
#MusicExchange: Tye Platinum

Tye Platinum is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and arranger who will be headlining an intimate evening with Don Vino at Roxy Review Bar at GrandWest Casino in Cape Town the next few days from 18-28 April 2018.

By Martin Myers 17 Apr 2018

Curatorial Lab at Zeitz MOCAA looks at LGBTQI+ issues and rights
Curatorial Lab at Zeitz MOCAA looks at LGBTQI+ issues and rights

The LGBTQI+ Banele Khoza exhibition was unveiled as part of the opening of the Curatorial Lab at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA).

16 Apr 2018

Dynamo to bring Seeing is Believing tour to South Africa
Dynamo to bring Seeing is Believing tour to South Africa

The award-winning magician Dynamo will bring his Seeing is Believing Live Tour to South Africa in May 2018.

16 Apr 2018

Major League
Castle Lite Unlocks Music Experience DJ line-up announced

DJ PH, Miss Cosmo, Ayanda MVP, and Major League DJs have all been included in the line-up for the 2018 Castle Lite Unlocks Music Experience, which will be held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 30 April 2018.

16 Apr 2018

Flu shots on the go with Discovery Health and Uber
Flu shots on the go with Discovery Health and Uber

With winter and the dreaded flu season around the corner, Discovery Health has teamed up with Uber to provide flu shots on-demand...

16 Apr 2018

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