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Amigos para Siempre Concert Series at UCT

The South African College of Music at UCT is to host Amigos para Siempre - a concert series of Latin-inspired music, at 8.15pm on Wednesdays 17, 24 and 31 October, 2012, at the SA College of Music at UCT, Woolsack Drive, Rondebosch, Cape Town.

16 Oct 2012 10:06

The Wine Show takes in Durban

Some of SA's best wines can be tasted by Durbanites when The Wine Show expands to Durban between 23 and 25 November, 2012, at the Durban Exhibition Centre. More than 60 wineries will be exhibiting.

16 Oct 2012 09:55

Introducing the Johannesburg Big Band...

The Johannesburg Big Band is a collection of the finest jazz and session musicians in South Africa. Formed in 2011 and run by its Musical Director, Adam Howard, through his company, Howard Music.

Issued by Howard Music 15 Oct 2012 14:40

IPL Twenty20 tournament looks to add a new franchise

Sport24 reports that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took out newspaper advertisements inviting bids to set up a new team to play in the glitzy Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament.

15 Oct 2012 12:29

Facebook, Twitter more alluring than sex

A study arousing interest online found that checking Facebook or Twitter is more alluring than sex for most people immersed in Internet Age lifestyles.

15 Oct 2012 11:39

Willem Dafoe joins Kevin Spacey for Jameson First Shot young filmmakers competition

The Jameson First Shot short film competition, which gives talented up-and-coming filmmakers from South Africa, Russia and the USA, the chance to work with Kevin Spacey as creative director, will also this year give winners the chance to work with Hollywood legend Willem Dafoe.

15 Oct 2012 09:57

Umkhanyakude hosts Women's Football Conference

According to, the Umkhanyakude district in KwaZulu Natal successfully hosted a Women's Football development conference in which stakeholders looked for ways to benefit the development of girls' and women's football in the district.

12 Oct 2012 15:36

Sweet Stilte

If you are a fan of Afrikaans films and looking for an inspirational story about a superstar singer who finds spiritual healing in the arms of a handsome young small-town pastor, then Stilte should be on your to-see list.

By Daniel Dercksen 12 Oct 2012 13:20

Top international DJs at 4U Rage Festival

For the first time, the 4U Rage Festival will feature four top international DJs. In another announcement, the Durban leg of the Steve Aoki SA Tour, will take place on 7 December, 2012, at the Wavehouse, Umhlanga.

12 Oct 2012 11:30

Behind the door of Apartment 107

Apartment 107, the first show by the Enerchi Emporium dance company, premiered at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown earlier this year. Described as "a journey through the life of a home and the people that live there", it is now showing at the Kalk Bay Theatre in Cape Town for a limited run.

By Eugene Yiga 12 Oct 2012 10:32

Last two days of Baxter Dance Festival

The eighth annual Baxter Dance Festival at the Baxter Theatre ends on Saturday and there are two more programmes to see. This platform for established and emerging dancers and choreographers this year comprised 50 pieces of varying dance styles performed by about 300 dancers.

By Debbie Hathway 12 Oct 2012 09:28

100 days to Afcon 2013 kick-off

According to, the Gauteng provincial government has called on locals to get behind the 2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament with 100 days to go before its South African kick-off.

12 Oct 2012 08:52

SA, preferred location for England's Elite Rugby League preparation

The senior England Rugby League team is currently visiting South Africa for a high altitude training camp in preparation for the Autumn International Series against France and Wales later this month and next year's Rugby League World Cup 2013 crusade.

12 Oct 2012 07:48

Call for submissions to Durban Film Mart 2013

The Durban Film Mart 2013, which will take place alongside the Durban International Film Festival in July, 2013, is calling for submissions of both feature-length fiction and documentary projects (including animation). Submissions are now open and will close on 15 February 2013.

12 Oct 2012 07:35

Kunjanimation 2012 a celebration of the art of animation

Animation South Africa and The French Institute of South Africa have announced the launch of Kunjanimation 2012, the only national event exclusively dedicated to animation. This event is organised as part of the France-South Africa Season 2012 & 2013 with the support of Wesgro and the National Film and Video Foundation.

12 Oct 2012 07:12

Standard Bank celebrates anniversary with art exhibition

To celebrate Standard Bank's 150th anniversary an art exhibition, 'The Art of Banking: celebrating through collections' will be held at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg from 16 October to 1 December 2012.

12 Oct 2012 06:42

Pumba in paradise

Just a hop, skip and jump away from Grahamstown towards Port Elizabeth is Pumba Private Game Reserve.

By Brian Berkman: contributing editor, travel 12 Oct 2012 04:47

Michael Jackson lives on in HIStory!

"Music has been my outlet, my gift to all the lovers in this world," Michael Jackson once said. "Through it, my music, I know I will live forever." Well, based on Kenny Wizz's spectacular performance in HIStory II, the king of pop won't be going out of our lives any time soon.

By Eugene Yiga 11 Oct 2012 11:35

Live theatre at its best on the big screen

Just when you thought you'd seen the ultimate in live theatre, along comes the National Theatre in London's ingenious realisation of Mark Haddon's international best-selling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night-Time, adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott.

By Daniel Dercksen 11 Oct 2012 09:36

Gauteng rallies support for AFCON

With 100 days to go before the start of 2013 Orange African Cup of Nations, the Gauteng provincial government has called on Gauteng residents to get behind the tournament.

11 Oct 2012 07:00

Nominees for annual SA Sports Awards announced

The adjudication panel of the annual South African Sports Awards has confirmed the nominees in each of the 17 categories for this popular event. The awards winners will be announced at a glamorous occasion at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 4 November 2012.

11 Oct 2012 06:57

Plug in with A-trak and Hudson Mohawke at the next #5GumExperience

A-trak and Hudson Mohawke (HudMo) will be stimulating your senses at the next #5GumExperience at two new, secret locations on 26 October in Jozi, and 27 October 2012 in Cape Town.

10 Oct 2012 13:23

The Michael Jackson HIStory ll Show

Fans who saw The Michael Jackson HIStory Show last year, and those who missed it, will be thrilled with the opening of the reinvention of the show at the Artscape Opera until 28 October before touring to The Sibiya Theatre, Durban in December 2012 and then to The Joburg Theatre in January 2013.

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Oct 2012 13:23

Animation festival strengthens South African, French ties

Kunjanimation 2012 will be held on 17-21 October 2012 at the various venues in Cape Town. Launched by Animation South Africa and the French Institute of South Africa, this is described as the only national event exclusively dedicated to animation.

10 Oct 2012 13:23

Xzibit for one-off Joburg performance

American rapper, actor and host of the MTV show Pimp my Ride, Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, better known by his stage nameXzibit, will be playing a one-off performance in Joburg during the first week of December, 2012. The venue is yet to be confirmed.

10 Oct 2012 11:59

UNEP's SA-2010 report finds lower-than-projected carbon footprint

According to, a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report on the environmental performance of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa showed that the country's carbon footprint was far lower than projected, due to fewer visitors than expected.

10 Oct 2012 11:47

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2012 comes to SA

The local leg of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2012 will begin on Friday, 26 October, 2012, and brings to our shores films on mountain culture featuring mountain-based adventures, sportsmanship and scenery.

10 Oct 2012 10:35

Call for applications from Zabalaza Theatre Festival

The Baxter's Zabalaza Theatre Festival is calling for applications from young theatre-makers, directors, script writers, community groups and theatre companies to participate in the 2013 festival in March at the Baxter Theatre Centre. The deadline for applications is Friday, 26 October 2012.

10 Oct 2012 07:23

Closing tournament of development programme celebrates a successful year

The closing tournament of the Tsogo Sun Suncares Sports Academy soccer development programme, hosted by Silverstar Casino, was held in September at the Lusaka Sports Complex in Swaneville, Mogale City in Gauteng.

10 Oct 2012 07:07

Absa Gallery to stage Kevin Brand's Transit exhibition

Kevin Brand will be exhibiting a collection of 15 hanging pieces - five framed charcoal drawings, five mixed media paintings on board and five metal works on painted board - which comprise the Transit exhibition, at the Absa Gallery, Joburg from 8 to 25 October, 2012.

10 Oct 2012 06:54

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