Two years ago, the South African Post Office released a series of stamps featuring artworks executed in traditional African beadwork. The original beadwork pieces selected and the newly issued stamps can be seen at the exhibition entitled The 8th Definitive Series of Stamps: The luminous beauty of South African beadwork on Stamps at the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town until 11 November 2012.
7 Nov 2012 10:00
The Imperial Youth Ballet Company (IYBC) will be opening its doors in South Africa on 24 November. The IYBC is an initiative in partnership with the Imperial Russian Ballet Company's co-founder Gediminas Taranda, and will be auditioning for the 2013 cast on 10 and 17 November 2012.
7 Nov 2012 09:56
Road safety in South Africa is the responsibility of each and every road user. This is the view of I, whose Southern African transport fleet travelled 460 million kilometres last year. The transport and logistics giant added its weight to curbing road fatalities and collisions by launching the I-Pledge road safety initiative in November 2011.
7 Nov 2012 09:44
The second annual Finest DJ Mix Competition has opened on Ligwalagwala FM to promote Mpumalanga's young and up-coming local DJs, and Capricorn FM's annual Limpopo Music Festival will be held at the Polokwane Cricket Club on Saturday 24 November 2012.
7 Nov 2012 09:35
The fashion and style director of Vanity Fair magazine, Michael Roberts, was bemused by the prevalence of evening wear he saw on the catwalk at Fashion Week Africa last week.
7 Nov 2012 08:16
Brazilian maid Regina Tchelly is about to take the world's biggest food fair by storm: the food waste champion will rustle up her trademark dish, risotto with watermelon rind, a natural viagra.
7 Nov 2012 08:16
According to sport24, double Olympic medallist and South Africa's Sports Star of the Year award winner Chad le Clos is already looking ahead to the 2016 Games in Rio.
6 Nov 2012 14:50
The City of Cape Town has put an extensive public transport plan in place to transport concert-goers to and from the Linkin Park concert at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday, 7 November, 2012. Gates will open at 4pm on the day, with the main performance scheduled from 9pm to 11pm.
6 Nov 2012 11:22
Music Exchange, the two-day independent conference that brings the industry together to discuss, debate, collaborate and get down to the business of making music, is set to take place from 21 to 22 March, 2013.
6 Nov 2012 11:00
An awesome whisky, costing an astronomical R230,000-a-bottle graced my palate at a special luncheon at the Sandton Sun. The pricey Balvenie 50 is available at the Whisky Live Festival 2012.
6 Nov 2012 10:14
As the battle for the soul of the organic food sector continues to rage across the world, South Africans have not been spared from the conflicting data and inflamed exchanges that have underpinned the debate.
6 Nov 2012 10:14
The winners of The SA Sports Awards, which honours South Africa's sporting greats, up-and-coming talent and the federations, schools and administrators that turn our youths into future sports stars, have been announced. Swimmer Chad le Clos won top honour as Sports Star of the Year.
6 Nov 2012 09:42
The Afrinolly Shortfilm Competition, launched late last week, offers budding filmmakers and documentary/animation content creators the opportunity to win prizes in a competition valued at US$100 000.
6 Nov 2012 07:44
According to SportLIVE, tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams helped inspire dozens of budding young SA tennis players at the Arthur Ashe Academy in Soweto on Saturday.
5 Nov 2012 13:51
If you have not made a movie yet, you still can - at Michel Gondry's Home Movie Factory in down-town Johannesburg's Maboneng Precinct. Called The Home Movie Factory, this interactive experience has been extended until 25 November due to its popularity.
5 Nov 2012 13:04
The Walt Disney Company is to acquire Lucasfilm, which is wholly owned by Lucasfilm chairman and founder George Lucas, in a stock and cash transaction valued at USD4.05 billion. Disney will pay about half in cash and will issue approximately 40 million shares at closing.
5 Nov 2012 12:17
Flatfoot Dance Company is an award winning African contemporary dance company based in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. The company works from a home base given by the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is looking for a female dancer over 20 years of age who would be interested in joining the company on a full-time professional contract from 1 January 2013.
5 Nov 2012 12:16
What started in 1994 as a celebration of South Africa's new constitution and its acknowledgement of gay rights has grown into the continent's biggest costume party. Now, in its 19th instalment, the Mother City Queer Project aims to attract more than 11 000 visitors and transform the Cape Town Stadium into a Fairytale Fantasy on Saturday 15 December.
By Eugene Yiga 5 Nov 2012 10:35
The official line-up for the Up the Creek Music, to be held between 31 January and 3 February, 2013,has been announced.
5 Nov 2012 09:55
Going on holiday is rarely cheap, not least in Switzerland, but tour operators are touting a raft of options to suit all budgets in the hope of bringing back the crowds.
2 Nov 2012 14:31
According to The New Age, Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting president Willie Basson believes that black Africans are the future of South African rugby and that is where transformation efforts should be channeled if the sport is to survive.
2 Nov 2012 12:20
Allafrica.com reports that the South African Football Association (SAFA) and Thomas Madigage's family and friends thanked the entire South African public for the support they provided before, during and after the funeral of the late Bafana Bafana assistant coach.
2 Nov 2012 12:20
It is magical films like The Odd Life Of Timothy Green that remind us why we go to the movies. "It's okay to be different, even weird," is what a new-found friend like Timothy Green proclaims in the film - and that is exactly what makes it a soulful and life-changing experience that deserves to be shared by everyone.
By Daniel Dercksen 2 Nov 2012 10:44
The Ellis Park Indoor Arena will play host to tennis' elite when Venus and Serena Williams match up for their first on-court battle in South Africa on Sunday, 4 November, 2012, at 2pm. The Williams sisters are in SA to champion Breaking the Mould.
2 Nov 2012 10:16
The British punk rock/dance act The Prodigy will be headline act for the forthcoming Synergy Live 2012, at Theewaterskloof Dam, Villiersdorp, Western Cape, on Friday, 30 November and Riversands Farm, Fourways Joburg on Saturday, 1 December 2012.
2 Nov 2012 09:36
By winning the title of South Africa's Best Luxury Country Hotel for the second consecutive year in the 2012 World Luxury Hotel Awards, The Robertson Small Hotel has confirmed itself as a go-to destination.
By Brian Berkman: contributing editor, travel 2 Nov 2012 04:53
The National Arts Festival Grahamstown is now accepting applications for Fringe productions wanting to take part in the 2013 edition of the Festival. The Festival will take place from 27 June to 7 July 2013.
1 Nov 2012 13:49
The winners of the Leisure Options Best of Joburg Awards have been announced and it's unanimous - the Coca-Cola dome is the concert venue that rocks Johannesburgers supreme and has done for the past 14 years in a row.
1 Nov 2012 13:47
Qualified applicants are invited to apply for the 2013 Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) intern programme, supported by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB). Now moving into its fourth year, the programme is designed to allow a new graduate the chance to immerse him or herself in all aspects of arts administration. The programme also allows the intern to identify their own learning goals and work towards those during the year that the internship runs.
1 Nov 2012 13:00