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Dynamo: A night of magic and illusion

Illusionist, Dynamo's first show in Cape Town at the Grand West Arena left me and thousands of people in awe as he both read and blew our minds...

By Juanita Pienaar 9 hours ago

Experience all-suite luxury at the Peninsula Hotel
Experience all-suite luxury at the Peninsula Hotel

The iconic windswept trees that hug the Queens Beach corner of Sea Point's Platinum Mile signify a strong link to the past for the Peninsula All-Suite Hotel. Its recent refurbishment has polished the perks that regulars love, while adding a fresh sparkle with soothing touches of the sunset-kissed sea everywhere you look...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Footwear brand Bata partners up with Edgars
Footwear brand Bata partners up with Edgars

Bata South Africa has entered into a strategic relationship with Edgars that will see a number of Bata brands being available in department stores nationwide...

2 days ago

USIBA Creative and Cultural Industries Awards launches
USIBA Creative and Cultural Industries Awards launches

The inaugural USIBA Creative and Cultural Industries Awards, which takes place on 31 May at Emperors' Palace, Johannesburg, has been launched...

2 days ago

#MusicExchange: Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse
#MusicExchange: Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse is fondly known as the 'Legend' and his boundless work energy show no signs of slowing down.

By Martin Myers 3 days ago

UK parenting expo The Baby Show launches in South Africa
UK parenting expo The Baby Show launches in South Africa

UK parenting event brand, The Baby Show & #MeetUp, is launching locally, with the South African iteration of the event set to take place from 28 to 30 September 2018 at Kyalami International Convention Centre...

3 days ago

The best of European film back in SA cinemas
The best of European film back in SA cinemas

South African film enthusiasts can look forward to a true cinema style experience at this year's European Film Festival (EUFF) taking place from 21 June to 1 July 2018 at Cinema Nouveau: Rosebank, Brooklyn and the V&A Waterfront.

3 days ago

The Dolls and Elle B. to open for Katy Perry on SA tour
The Dolls and Elle B. to open for Katy Perry on SA tour

The Dolls and Elle B. will open for Katy Perry when she performs at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on the South African leg of her Witness: The Tour on 18, 20, and 21 July 2018.

21 May 2018

Soweto Sexpo postponed to September
Soweto Sexpo postponed to September

The Soweto Sex & Wellness Expo (Sexpo) 2018 will no longer be held in May and has been rescheduled to take place at a larger venue in September.

21 May 2018

Whiling away days at De Hoop - a nature lover's respite
Whiling away days at De Hoop - a nature lover's respite

De Hoop Nature Reserve, situated in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, has remained a firm fixture on many a South African travel itinerary. And it's more than worthy of bragging rights...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 May 2018

International and local artists to collaborate at 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival
International and local artists to collaborate at 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival

This year's Grahamstown National Arts Festival will see creative musical collaborations come into sharp focus between 28 June and 7 July at the 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival.

21 May 2018

#FairnessFirst: #CannesYouSeeUs trends at Cannes Film Festival
#FairnessFirst: #CannesYouSeeUs trends at Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Outrageous comedy and war drama
#OnTheBigScreen: Outrageous comedy and war drama

Deadpool 2, Life Of The Party and Journey's End open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 18 May 2018

Antipasti tapas group shot, all images supplied.
Tantalising tapas-style Winter antipasti at Anthonij Rupert Wyne's Terra del Capo

On a day that started with a misty chill and brightened to crisp winter perfection, I joined the select group of media dining at Terra del Capo at Anthonij Rupert Wyne on the L'Ormarins Estate in Franschhoek to sample their new tapas-style winter antipasti menu. Get those taste buds ready! This is definitely one to add to your Winter to-do list...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2018

MTN Bushfire 2018 releases full line-up
MTN Bushfire 2018 releases full line-up

The 2018 MTN Bushfire, which takes place from 25-27 May in the Malkerns Valley of eSwatini, has announced its full programme of performances.

18 May 2018

Grahamstown National Arts Festival launches Creativate Digital
Grahamstown National Arts Festival launches Creativate Digital

The National Arts Festival will be launching a new programme for the inaugural Creativate Digital Arts Festival, taking place between 28 June to 1 July 2018 in Grahamstown...

17 May 2018

Cassper Nyovest, Distruction Boyz to represent South Africa at BET Awards
Cassper Nyovest, Distruction Boyz to represent South Africa at BET Awards

The nominations for the BET Awards 2018 have been announced and five African artists are up for the accolade. The rapper Cassper Nyovest and Gqom evolutionists Distruction Boyz will represent South Africa in the Best International Act Award category...

17 May 2018

Talking trees and mating leopards: Go on a nature escape in the Sabi Sands
Talking trees and mating leopards: Go on a nature escape in the Sabi Sands

Mareike Pietzsch experiences an outdoor breakfast and many game sightings at the Sabi Sands Reserve in South Africa.

By Mareike Pietzsch 17 May 2018

The Franschhoek Bastille Festival to celebrate all things French in July
The Franschhoek Bastille Festival to celebrate all things French in July

The Franschhoek Bastille Festival, the Western Cape town's annual celebration of France, will be held at the Franschhoek Huguenot Monument from 14-15 July 2018.

17 May 2018

The new Norval Foundation and why we should care about South African art
The new Norval Foundation and why we should care about South African art

The recently opened Norval Foundation in the Cape Town suburb of Steenberg offers a proud, new public resource and new levels of excellence in the curation and display of South African and African visual art.

By Terry Levin 16 May 2018

Avante-garde accordionist Mario Batkovic to tour South Africa
Avante-garde accordionist Mario Batkovic to tour South Africa

Internationally acclaimed avant-garde Swiss accordionist Mario Batkovic will tour South Africa for the first time in 13 years with performances in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Swaziland from 18 May-25 May 2018.

16 May 2018

Sandton's Bull Run closes its doors for a R12m makeover
Sandton's Bull Run closes its doors for a R12m makeover

Popular Johannesburg restaurant, The Bull Run, is getting a full refurbishment to the tune of R12m. "We decided, that with a trendy new development springing up next door, the time has come for a complete refurbishment."

16 May 2018

Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth
Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth

A photographer's paradise and an adventurer's utopia, there's no place in the world like Africa. In the spirit of celebrating the African continent and its people during #AfricaMonth, perhaps it's time to see what awaits you in your own backyard.

By Chelsey Hale 15 May 2018

#MusicExchange: Dan Chiorboli
#MusicExchange: Dan Chiorboli

The Liberation Project is a unique collaboration by a group of seasoned musicians from South Africa, Italy, and Cuba who have come together to celebrate, through song, liberation struggles from various parts of the world.

By Martin Myers 15 May 2018

Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards
Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe...

15 May 2018

#GreenMondaySA: Frikkadels
#GreenMondaySA: Frikkadels

Or meatballs... But since we're keeping it green on Mondays, there will be no meat in these delicious little balls...

14 May 2018

The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S
The Missibaba x Mami Wata surfboard bag is B-A-N-A-N-A-S

What do you get when you take two creative brands, a shared love of bananas, and a desire to do some good? The Missibaba x Mami Wata Bananananananas custom surfboard bag...

By Maroefah Smith 14 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The authentic design stories of Thandazani Nofingxana
#AfricaMonth: The authentic design stories of Thandazani Nofingxana

At only 21 years of age, Thandazani Nofingxana - a fashion and textile designer and one of the 2018 Design Indaba Top 40 Emerging Creatives - has already established a strong design aesthetic that draws from his culture and experience as a young African man.

By Ruth Cooper 14 May 2018

Capital Craft Beer Festival to showcase beer and more in Pretoria
Capital Craft Beer Festival to showcase beer and more in Pretoria

The 2018 Capital Craft Beer Festival will be held at the Pretoria National Botanical Gardens on 16 June 2018. The event will showcase more than 40 brewers as well as entertainment and a variety of food.

14 May 2018

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