The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Cricket Australia and media giants Channel Nine will hold informal talks soon, and the network indicated day-night Tests would be on the agenda, after the International Cricket Council (ICC) gave the green light for countries to schedule them.
31 Oct 2012 14:49
First we were treated to some pretty amazing hologramic live visuals and electro sounds courtesy of Etienne De Crecy, then we rocked out in an abandoned cement factory in Nyanga with Two Door Cinema Club, this year act three of the #5GumExperience found us bound for a trip to Terror Island.
By Ruth Cooper 31 Oct 2012 10:36
For the last five years in a row, Nu Metro Montecasino in Johannesburg has been voted as the best cinema complex through the Leisure Options Best of Joburg Readers Choice Awards.
31 Oct 2012 09:54
Canon SA will be hosting two of the world's most renowned professional photographers at this year's Canon SA Expo. Photojournalist, Ziv Koren and wildlife photographer, Brutus Östling are among the guest speakers on Canon's panel for the Expo at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 30 November to 2 December.
31 Oct 2012 09:51
The auctions are of outstanding African art and superb antiques, fine and decorative art on 7 November, 2012, at Rudd's Auctioneers, 87 Bree Street, Cape Town.
31 Oct 2012 09:48
Prosound has announced that it will be bringing the SS Stage direct from the Glastonbury Festival to South Africa for the forthcoming Rewind 80s' Festival, to be held at SuperSport Park, Centurion on 3 November, 2012.
31 Oct 2012 09:48
Feel like a family getaway with the kids? What a silly question - and if you want a reasonably priced holiday for yourselves as a couple, for your honeymoon, or for the family (and maybe even the family and your honeymoon), checking out Ambre, Mauritius, would be one of your better moves.
By Rod Baker 31 Oct 2012 05:43
The fact that the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2012 is being held in Thailand was all the motivation Brazilian Sthefania Vieira de Lacerda, needed to travel more than 10,000 miles to volunteer at the tournament in which 24 teams will compete for world futsal supremacy, FIFA.com website reports.
30 Oct 2012 14:38
Following the Hurricane Sandy in the US which resulted in some flights being cancelled, South African Airways (SAA) has resumed its operations on its Johannesburg to Washington DC (via Dakar) route.
30 Oct 2012 11:21
It has been announced that the well-known horseracing event, the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, is to be held at Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town on 12, January, 2013. Contenders will compete for a R1 million purse.
30 Oct 2012 11:19
Spar Eastern Cape has extended its sponsorship of the Spar-NMMU Netball Club for a further three years, following the club's recognition as Sports Club of the Year at the recent Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Achiever Awards.
30 Oct 2012 11:04
South Africa arrived on Sunday for a three-Test cricket tour of Australia hoping to maintain their number one ranking by beating the home side for the second consecutive time Down Under. Earlier, the SA Cricketers' Association (SACA) has expressed dismay at the latest setback in the appointment of a new cricket board.
30 Oct 2012 11:02
South Africa's first cross-genre sound clash, featuring sounds from top local styles and acts, will be held on 3 November, 2012, when Red Bull Music Academy presents Culture Clash. The clash will be hosted by Kabelo, at the Nasrec Expo hall, and will feature four stages, four sounds and four iconic South African acts.
30 Oct 2012 10:58
If you haven't seen Nik Rabinowitz on YouTube or had a friend tell you: "You have to watch this guy, he's hilarious," then I'm not sure where you have been for the last two years. As the foremost Xhosa-speaking, Jewish comedian Nik brings something to the stage that is fresh and touches home.
By Jordan Scott 30 Oct 2012 10:09
John Logan (screenwriter of Oscar-winning Gladiator, The Aviator, and Hugo, as well as co-writer of Skyfall) makes his way back to writing for the stage in Red. The play won six Tony Awards in 2010 (including Best New Play) and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play in 2012. A local staging, produced by the team behind the award-winning Cabaret, is now showing in Cape Town for a limited run.
By Eugene Yiga 30 Oct 2012 09:05
NEW YORK, US: A day of transatlantic travel chaos loomed on Sunday as airlines cancelled thousands of flights to and from airports up and down the US East Coast ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
30 Oct 2012 08:50
The SABC won seven PROMAX Muse and BDA Isis Awards at the annual PROMAX/BDA conference held on 26 October in Sandton. These awards recognise the creative talent required to produce on-air material to assist broadcasters to attract and retain viewers.
30 Oct 2012 07:55
FUSE, a new underground event that aims to expand the techno culture in South Africa, will be launched on 10 November, 2012, at 115 Bree Street, Cape Town, from 2pm until 4am.
29 Oct 2012 10:44
Two acts have been announced for Sunday nights at Richard's Supper Stage: singer and guitarist Chris Chameleon will play on 11 November and mentalist and metal bender Larry Soffer will appear on 25 November, 2012.
29 Oct 2012 10:36
Bon Jovi is to commence a world tour in 2013, entitled "Bon Jovi Because We Can - The Tour", which will take in gigs in Cape Town and Joburg in May. The tour will feature new songs from the new album "What About Now", due out in Spring 2013, as well as his well-known hits.
29 Oct 2012 10:22
When a film is called The Possession and it begins with an ominous soundtrack and a warning that "the following is based on true events", suspending disbelief is optional. If the titles reveal that it is produced by horror maestro Sam Raimi, who changed the face of horror with The Evil Dead, and made by Ghost House Pictures, you are pretty much unnerved before paranormal events arise.
By Daniel Dercksen 29 Oct 2012 09:53
New Zealander Daniel Bedingfield is to tour South Africa between 23 November and 2 December, 2012, will be performing in Durban, Cape Town, Pretoria and Joburg, with new batches of "genre-splicing, pulse-pounding music".
29 Oct 2012 09:39
Big Concerts is excited to announce that the legendary Rodriguez will return to South Africa this summer for live shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The two performances are scheduled on Friday 15th February at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City Johannesburg and Wednesday 20th February at the Grand Arena, GrandWest Cape Town. The tour will be produced by Big Concerts, and presented by Talk Radio 702, 567 CapeTalk and M-Net. Tickets and tour details are available from www.bigconcerts.co.za.
29 Oct 2012 09:10
The hosting of the African Nations Cup football tournament in January and February is to cost the taxpayer a whopping R461m spread across five departments, the medium-term budget policy statement revealed on Thursday.
By Wyndham Hartley 29 Oct 2012 08:09
According to iAfrica.com, the chief executives of Cricket South Africa (CSA), the South African Rugby Union (Saru) and the South African Football Association (Safa) believe there is a need for the country's three biggest sporting codes to learn from each other.
26 Oct 2012 19:08
Big Concerts has announced that the legendary Rodriguez will return to South Africa this summer for live shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The two performances are scheduled on Friday, 15 February at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City in Johannesburg and Wednesday, 20 February at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town. The tour will be produced by Big Concerts, and presented by Talk Radio 702, 567 CapeTalk and M-Net.
26 Oct 2012 18:53
According to The New Age, Cricket South Africa's (CSA's) member affiliates have agreed to postpone the annual general meeting (AGM) scheduled for Saturday.
26 Oct 2012 10:48