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Minister endorses Tsogo Sun's SunCares Sports Academy

Apart from recognising the top athletes in the various sporting codes the SA Sports Awards has successfully created heroes in the sporting world for young kids to emulate and aspire to.

8 Nov 2012 10:18

The SA Artist celebrates its first birthday
The SA Artist celebrates its first birthday

The visual arts magazine, The SA Artist is celebrating its first birthday with the release of the seventh issue - Nov/Dec 2012.

8 Nov 2012 10:11

The Cape Consort is back
The Cape Consort is back

The Cape Consort returns to the Fugard Theatre to continue the Monteverdi Project. Entitled Heart/Attack, the latest instalment explores the metaphor of love as a kind of warfare and depicts actual battle scenes with the inevitable fatalities and ensuing lamentations.

By Eugene Yiga 8 Nov 2012 10:08

Straatligkinders fourth album: Growing pains or a coming of age?
Straatligkinders fourth album: Growing pains or a coming of age?

When you start a band, age plays a huge a factor - especially in the world of metal. Basically, unless you're old-school like Ozzy or Maiden, don't plan on doing it for too long. Don't you ever forget, your oh-so-serious hard core band comes with the same cultural expiration date as an emo-haircut circa 2006.

By Johann M. Smith 8 Nov 2012 09:20

Entries open for 2013 MTN South African Music Awards
Entries open for 2013 MTN South African Music Awards

Entries are open for the 2013 MTN South African Music Awards (SAMA) and close on 30 November 2012. The awards will be handed out at Sun City on 10-11 May 10 2013, part of which will be broadcast live on television.

8 Nov 2012 07:12

Drunken contestant lambasted

Cricket star Herschelle Gibbs has backed a "naive" reality-show contestant and wannabe teacher who was lambasted for her drunken on-air antics and "ignorant" comments.

7 Nov 2012 16:12

'Iron Duke' Khoza: multitasking or conflict of interest?
'Iron Duke' Khoza: multitasking or conflict of interest?

Having been nominated recently to the position of President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc), Irvin Khoza's decision to seek another term - unopposed - as PSL chairman is seen by many as a mistake, KickOff.com says.

7 Nov 2012 14:33

Fundraising campaign raises R35 000 for FTH:K
Fundraising campaign raises R35 000 for FTH:K

Two innovative fundraising campaigns have raised an incredible R35 000 in individual giving for visual theatre company FTH:K.

7 Nov 2012 10:33

"Pyramid" track by track
"Pyramid" track by track

"Pyramid", The Plastics' second studio album, includes both that familiar upbeat indie sound that Plastic fans have come to love as well as a fresh new direction in sound: darker, trippier, sexier and fairly psychedelically retro. Slip on those dancing shoes, consume something mind expanding and enjoy.

By Ruth Cooper 7 Nov 2012 10:24

Jet Black Camaro's online album launch
Jet Black Camaro's online album launch

Influenced by the sounds of America's Deep South, Jet Black Camaro have released their first eponymous album, which is available for online download for one week.

7 Nov 2012 10:03

Exhibition of beadwork on stamps at Iziko Gallery
Exhibition of beadwork on stamps at Iziko Gallery

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

Ballet dancers invited to attend auditions

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

Make a difference on roads by adopting I-Pledge

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

DJ Mix Competition opens, fourth annual Limpopo Music Festival
DJ Mix Competition opens, fourth annual Limpopo Music Festival

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

Vanity Fair's guru bored by SA's bling

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

Favelas maid fights food waste with 'viagra'

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

SA Sports Star of the Year Le Clos plans for 2016

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

Public transport plan for Linkin Park concert announced
Public transport plan for Linkin Park concert announced

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 conference scheduled for March 2013
Music Exchange conference scheduled for March 2013

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

A R40,000 tot of whisky is a thrill to sip

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

Roots of organic food debate

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

Chad le Clos voted Sports Star of the Year
Chad le Clos voted Sports Star of the Year

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

EXP SA nominated for Sport Agency of the Year and five others - Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards - EXP
EXP SA nominated for Sport Agency of the Year and five others - Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards

EXP South Africa has been shortlisted for the Sport Agency of the Year for the third year running after a rigorous judging process was concluded by the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards last week. In addition, the agency along with its clients has been shortlisted for five other awards.

Issued by EXP 6 Nov 2012 09:41

Short film competition offers African filmmakers US$100 000
Short film competition offers African filmmakers US$100 000

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

Don't give up, Williams sisters tell young SA tennis players

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

An opportunity to make your own movie

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

Disney to acquire Lucasfilm in stock and cash transaction
Disney to acquire Lucasfilm in stock and cash transaction

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

Vacancy for a dancer at Flatfoot Dance Company

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

MCQP brings fairytale ending to 2012
MCQP brings fairytale ending to 2012

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

Up the Creek line-up announced
Up the Creek line-up announced

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

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