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American Minnesota Orchestra to tour SA for Madiba's centenary celebrations
American Minnesota Orchestra to tour SA for Madiba's centenary celebrations

The American Minnesota Orchestra and Classical Movements will go on a five-city South African tour in August 2018 in celebration of what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday.

19 hours ago

Four Coursemen to kick off 2018 at Janse & Co.
Four Coursemen to kick off 2018 at Janse & Co.

Chef Arno Janse van Rensburg's newly unveiled Janse & Co. eatery in Kloof Street in Cape Town will host the fourth instalment of the Four Coursemen Collaboration series on 28 January 2018.

3 days ago

Eat green 2018: Sustainable consumption, plant-based foods the order of the day
Eat green 2018: Sustainable consumption, plant-based foods the order of the day

In South Africa, we raise more than one billion farm animals for food every year. Now is the time to join the green revolution, with sustainable food consumption on the rise and plant-based protein predicted to be one of the biggest food trends in 2018...

3 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: Monsters, love, and courage
#OnTheBigScreen: Monsters, love, and courage

A lonely lab assistant becomes the object of affection of a scaled creature that lives in a water tank in the masterful The Shape Of Water; a woman's love transcends her husband's disability in the excellent Breathe; a former Marine corporal wants to reunite with her canine partner in the heartbreaking true story Megan Leavey; and a psychic unleashes hell in Insidious: The Last Key.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

Foreign Beggars added to Bazique Fest line-up
Foreign Beggars added to Bazique Fest line-up

Multi-genre British trio Foreign Beggars has been added to the Bazique Festival line-up. The Bazique Festival will be held at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club in Grabouw from 16-18 March 2018.

3 days ago

Body positive movement a significant trend for ladieswear in 2018
Body positive movement a significant trend for ladieswear in 2018

We recently saw a global clothing retailer unwittingly become the target of consumer fury locally, as a result of their sizing...

18 Jan 2018

Comedy at the Maynardville Open-Air Festival
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

Villa 47 opens new fusion cocktail lounge
Villa 47 opens new fusion cocktail lounge

There is no denying that fancy cocktail and gin bars with intriguing infused concoctions on the menu are trending all over the world.

By Ruth Cooper 18 Jan 2018

Natural hair 101 with Janine Jellars
Natural hair 101 with Janine Jellars

More and more women are saying 'no' to electronic straighteners, 'bye-bye' to relaxers and bidding farewell to Eurocentric beauty ideals by going natural with their hair.

By Maroefah Smith 18 Jan 2018

Morcheeba to perform in Cape Town
Morcheeba to perform in Cape Town

English electronic band Morcheeba will be performing live for the first time in South Africa at the Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town on 6 April 2018.

17 Jan 2018

A road trip from the Garden Route to the Klein Karoo
A road trip from the Garden Route to the Klein Karoo

As we hit the N12, we leave the Garden Route's cool breeze behind us. The last time I see the ocean is in George and I give it a wistful wave. I'm not sure what to expect from the Klein Karoo.

By Mareike Pietzsch 17 Jan 2018

Global party brand Elrow comes to SA
Global party brand Elrow comes to SA

Elrow South Africa 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.

17 Jan 2018

Fresh crop of fashion talent advances in Standard Bank business accelerator
Fresh crop of fashion talent advances in Standard Bank business accelerator

The Threads Accelerator, a fashion SME programme presented by marketing agency Nonzero and Standard Bank, has entered its second stage...

17 Jan 2018

All walks of life welcomed at Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival
All walks of life welcomed at Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival

The Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival will be held in the Garden Route over the Easter Weekend from 30 March-2 April 2018.

16 Jan 2018

#MusicExchange: Royston Skippers
#MusicExchange: Royston Skippers

The 21st Cape Town Jazzathon takes place at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from Thursday, 18 January 2018 until Sunday, 21 January 2018.

By Martin Myers 16 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Travel influence - inspiring authentic and conscious travel in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Travel influence - inspiring authentic and conscious travel in 2018

Travel bloggers and influencers have become responsible for providing authentic travel experience to their readers, from destination travel best practices to providing insight into enhancing travel adventures...

By Dawn Jorgensen 16 Jan 2018

Plan B Dessertery opens in Joburg
Plan B Dessertery opens in Joburg

Plan B Dessertery, a KwaZulu-Natal brand introduced by the founders of Wakaberry, has opened its doors in The Zone @ Rosebank in Johannesburg...

15 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: 15 big screen trends
#BizTrends2018: 15 big screen trends

Daniel Dercksen gives his top 15 international and local big screen film trends for the year ahead.

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Jan 2018

Young South Africans pick the US as top travel destination
Young South Africans pick the US as top travel destination

Most South Africans between the ages of 18-35 selected the United States of America as the number one destination they would like to travel to in 2018.

12 Jan 2018

Glenlivet to bring jazz to Sun Met with its JazzTown Marquee
Glenlivet to bring jazz to Sun Met with its JazzTown Marquee

Glenlivet Whisky will introduce the Glenlivet JazzTown Marquee at the 2018 Sun Met. The Sun Met will be held at the Kenilworth Race Course in Cape Town on 27 January 2018.

12 Jan 2018

The One Show Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical jury announced
The One Show Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical jury announced

The One Club for Creativity yesterday announced the jury for its new Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical discipline for The One Show 2018...

12 Jan 2018

NT Live - Live Theatre On The Big Screen
NT Live - Live Theatre On The Big Screen

The 2018 NT Live Season commences on 13 January 2018. Cinema Nouveau theatres nationwide will screen several live theatre performances.

12 Jan 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Brad's Status, Molly's Game and The Commuter
#OnTheBigScreen: Brad's Status, Molly's Game and The Commuter

This week, a father and son reconcile their differences in Brad's Status, an underground poker game raises the stakes in Molly's Game, and a criminal conspiracy carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train in the action-thriller The Commuter.

By Daniel Dercksen 12 Jan 2018

#MusicExchange: Daniel Baron
#MusicExchange: Daniel Baron

Daniel Baron had a stellar 2017 and moves into 2018 with a wonderful new summer single called Summer Sun with Euphonik. Daniel is a South African award-winning, chart-topping singer/songwriter/producer with 15 radio chart hits and five number ones to his name.

By Martin Myers 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Six food trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: Six food trends for 2018

The trend is still leaning to eating light and healthily, diners want to know the source of their food (farm to table is still very popular) and they are also considering eat-in options where they enjoy the best of both worlds by ordering their favourite dishes from their preferred restaurants.

By Janine Fourie 11 Jan 2018

Bacardi Holiday Club to feature Swizz Beatz, Cassper Nyovest and Mafikizolo
Bacardi Holiday Club to feature Swizz Beatz, Cassper Nyovest and Mafikizolo

The 2018 Bacardi Holiday Club will take place at the Welgelegen Manor House near Johannesburg from 3-4 February 2018.

11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Noteworthy films and film trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: Noteworthy films and film trends for 2018

Welcome to my 2018 edition of trends in film. Let's get right into it.

By Charles Siboto 10 Jan 2018

TTC reveals its top 10 trips for 2018
TTC reveals its top 10 trips for 2018

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has announced the launch of its 2018 #TTCTOP10 list of trips, showcasing its global collection of brands and destinations.

10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Creating value remains key in the premium spirits brand experience
#BizTrends2018: Creating value remains key in the premium spirits brand experience

In challenging economic times, consumers either choose less expensive brands that allow them to buy more, or opt to buy less and trade up to indulge their tastes for aspirational brands...

By Elizabeth Lee Ming 10 Jan 2018

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