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Rekindling my love for the Constantia Valley
Rekindling my love for the Constantia Valley

The Constantia Valley is part of the reason I'd really, like really, struggle to move out of the southern suburbs...

By Ilse van den Berg 6 hours ago

CTIJF announces line-up additions and Hugh Masekela tribute
CTIJF announces line-up additions and Hugh Masekela tribute

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has added four more additional acts to the 2018 line-up, one of which includes a tribute to the late Hugh Masekela titled. Concluding the 2018 line-up is emerging global artists Tank and the Bangas, Masego, and South Africa's own Black Motion.

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2Bop's Anthony Smith on fostering the spirit of community in fashion
2Bop's Anthony Smith on fostering the spirit of community in fashion

Cape Town-based clothing label 2Bop started its life in 2004 as a way to turn a passion for classic video games into a form of expression...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 hours ago

New winner selected for David Tlale reality show following dispute
New winner selected for David Tlale reality show following dispute

Following a dispute between fashion designer David Tlale and the original winner of his reality show The Intern, a young Limpopo designer has been announced as the new winner.

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New festival Garden State launches in Cape Town
New festival Garden State launches in Cape Town

Garden State, a brand-new festival will host its launch party in Cape Town on 7 April 2018.

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Five Fingers for Marseilles.
Film screenings at the Design Indaba Festival 2018

A list of specially curated films that will be showcased at this year's Nightscape, at the Artscape in Cape Town, from 22-23 February 2018...

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Belinda Davids to perform The Whitney Houston Show in Johannesburg
Belinda Davids to perform The Whitney Houston Show in Johannesburg

After her mesmerising performance of I Will Always Love You on Showtime, The Apollo-South African singing sensation, Belinda Davids will be performing The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show for local audiences in Johannesburg at Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace Casino for a three-week run in June and July 2018.

2 days ago

#MusicExchange: Acoustic Element
#MusicExchange: Acoustic Element

Jody Abel and Callen Petersen formed the dynamic duo that is Acoustic Element on Christmas Day in 2010.

By Martin Myers 2 days ago

Santana adds Durban stop on SA tour
Santana adds Durban stop on SA tour

Santana will include a stop in Durban during his Divination World Tour in South Africa. Santana will perform at the Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town on 11 April 2018, the ICC in Durban on 13 April 2018, and the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 14 April 2018.

2 days ago

Littlegig 2018 delivers on the hype
Littlegig 2018 delivers on the hype

Respect and a thousand thank you's to every single soul involved in Littlegig 2018 festival. Apart from the online hype, I had no real expectations, which is always the best way to have them surpassed and Littlegig does...

By Terry Levin 3 days ago

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#GreenMondaySA: Chakalaka

While you can buy this proudly South African relish in a can, it's always best when homemade and fresh. Here's a chakalaka recipe to help you keep it green and spice up your bread, pap, stews and curries.

3 days ago

Why Black Panther is such a game-changer
Why Black Panther is such a game-changer

For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.

By Lerato Serumula 3 days ago

Now Showing's Space Man pop-up showcases SAMW design talent
Now Showing's Space Man pop-up showcases SAMW design talent

In keeping up with its standard for retail innovation and interactive shopping as the new normal, the third instalment of Now Showing has launched with a +Space Man pop-up store...

3 days ago

IPAF 2018 uplifts community with nature themed street art
IPAF 2018 uplifts community with nature themed street art

Dubbed "We need nature", this year's IPAF focused on creating awareness around climate change, which affects everyone in the world. Through this message, IPAF hopes to alter behaviours toward nature...

By Robin Fredericks 3 days ago

Ava DuVernay on the 89th Oscars' red carpet in 2017. Original image © Tyler Golden of ABC on . Cropped with #FairnessFirst logo overlay as per Creative Commons terms.
#FairnessFirst: Making modern movies in 2018

While movies have been mainstream for more than a hundred years, diversity behind the lens has been more than a little lacking - hello 2018's top trending TV and cinema industry hashtags, #TimesUp and #OscarsSoWhite...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Rosey & Vittori's Steven Rosenbau talks inspiration, SA fashion and SAMW
Rosey & Vittori's Steven Rosenbau talks inspiration, SA fashion and SAMW

Along with Isabella Bosigno, Steven Rosenbau is the creative force behind Rosey & Vittori, a luxury streetwear brand that strives to bring panache to everyday street style...

By Maroefah Smith 16 Feb 2018

GinaZ BnB: a new arrival in Ballito
GinaZ BnB: a new arrival in Ballito

Beaches kissed by the African sun and washed by the warm Indian Ocean. Isn't this what we all desire for a beach holiday? Well, Ballito offers this and a whole lot more and has fast become one of the chosen destinations on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast.

By Tony Birkholtz 16 Feb 2018

Elrow SA line-up announced
Elrow SA line-up announced

The line-up for Elrow South Africa has been announced. Elrow SA will take place at The Sheds in Johannesburg on 17 March 2018 and at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town on 24 March 2018.

16 Feb 2018

Twelve Apostles introduces vegan high tea
Twelve Apostles introduces vegan high tea

With the rise of conscious eating, awareness surrounding sustainability and rapidly growing health trends, it's no surprise that many restaurants and hotels are giving focus to more plant based options on their menus...

By Ruth Cooper 15 Feb 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Superheroes, scandals and showgirls
#OnTheBigScreen: Superheroes, scandals and showgirls

New film releases this week are: the local film Raaiselkind; Marvel's Black Panther; I, Tonya; All The Money In The World; and the live broadcast of the West End sensation Follies.

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Feb 2018

Top 10 trends from SAMW AW18
Top 10 trends from SAMW AW18

South African menswear designers showcased their 2018 autumn/winter ranges at SA Menswear Week, which was held from 8-11 February 2018.

By Meagan Duckitt 15 Feb 2018

Q&A with Raaiselkind screenwriter Pieter Esterhuizen
Q&A with Raaiselkind screenwriter Pieter Esterhuizen

The powerful South African film Raaiselkind explores the unrelenting burden of autism on an average, loving family and shows the disintegration of the family as a result. It drives home the inescapable truth that society can be cruelly indifferent to whatever it perceives to be aberrant.

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Feb 2018

Dan Patlansky chats new album
Dan Patlansky chats new album

Dan Patlansky recently released his ninth studio album titled PERFECTION KILLS. We swung a few questions to the guitar god to find out more about this raw, honest and bluesy album.

By Ruth Cooper 14 Feb 2018

DJ Dave Clarke to play at TAU
DJ Dave Clarke to play at TAU

DJ Dave Clarke will perform at the newly opened TAU in Cape Town on 16 February 2018. DJ Dave Clarke is - the founder and original 'Man in Black' of techno music - respectfully known globally as the 'Baron of Techno Music'.

14 Feb 2018

Corona Sunsets Festival to be held at Val Bonne Country Estate
Corona Sunsets Festival to be held at Val Bonne Country Estate

The 2018 Corona Sunsets Festival will be held at the Val Bonne Country Estate in Johannesburg on 14 April 2018. The show will feature two dance floors, spiritual areas, vendors, and food.

14 Feb 2018

AFI CT Fashion Week to celebrate Africa
AFI CT Fashion Week to celebrate Africa

African Fashion International (AFI) has rebranded its fashion week properties to AFI Cape Town Fashion Week and AFI Joburg Fashion Week. AFI Cape Town Fashion Week will take place from 21-24 March 2018.

14 Feb 2018

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

Nandi Madida nails her New York Fashion Week debut
Nandi Madida nails her New York Fashion Week debut

Local celeb Nandi Madida presented her Colour by Nandi Madida Autumn/Winter 2018 collection, in collaboration with designer Josh Patron, at New York Fashion Week on Saturday...

By Emmanuel Tjiya 13 Feb 2018

#MusicExchange: Robin Pieters
#MusicExchange: Robin Pieters

Robin Pieters is a busy man. He recently released his new single Fool and will host his own production It's a love thing volume 2 with Lira, Paxton, Belinda Davids and a host of other stars at GrandWest Arena in Cape Town on 14 February 2018.

By Martin Myers 13 Feb 2018

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