The Cape Dance Company's recent season premiere of Grace at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town, attracted an interesting mix of dance aficionados, established fans and media as well as those uninitiated to the world of contemporary and neo-classical dance. Their responses to the programme varied accordingly, but they certainly agreed on one thing: that they were in the presence of greatness.
More than 220 000 spectators watched 41 teams competing above Cape Town's V & A Waterfront in the Red Bull Flugtag, which was ultimately won by Team #BullsEye. It was the 123rd edition of the event internationally since its beginnings in Vienna, Austria, 20 years ago.
The successful Jozi Film Festival has attracted Vodacom as a partner in producing the first mobile phone film competition. The competition closes on the 30 December and will feature the top ten films on a dedicated Youtube site in January 2013.
Cape Town will join international countries in First Thursdays. This will be the second time Cape Town is participating in the event where ten art galleries in the CBD will provide free admission and stay open till 9pm.
Triggerfish Animation Studios have received two nominations for the prestigious Annies Awards this year. Their debut feature 'Adventures in Zambezia' is the first animated South African film to be nominated in these awards based in Hollywood.
British DJ Pete Tong will be playing a one-off set at The Reserve, Cape Town on 4 January, 2013. Tong has been described as the godfather of house music and has a major influence on the electronic dance music genre.
Brother-and-sister duo Louis and Magdalene Minnaar have recently combined their creatively blessed genetics and extensive musical experiences in the form of musical project MiNNAAR. With their "Volcano" EP freshly released, we decided to find out a little bit more about this original group.
According to Allafrica.com, South African Football Association (SAFA) President, Kirsten Nematandani, has confirmed that current CEO, Robin Petersen "would take immediate and complete responsibility for establishing and driving the SAFA Development Agency" which, Nematandani says, aims to ensure that South Africa achieves its vision to be consistently in the top three in African football and in the top 20 in the world by 2022.
Formal music training and classical music was at one time in South Africa viewed as the domain of the elite, but in recent years a number of organisations have worked to tap into the wealth of musical talent in South African communities. The African Cultural Association of South Africa (Acosa) is one of them.
PRETORIA: Dedicated lanes will be created at South Africa's ports of entry to facilitate the swift movement of soccer fans and officials from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) who will be flocking to the country for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has issued the following statement after the controversial canning of interviews with three political journalists on the subject of the ANC's upcoming elective conference at Mangaung.
Richard Loring, former West End musical star and performer in South Africa, will celebrate 50 years on the stage when he and pianist David Crathorne take centre stage on Sunday, 16 December, 2012, at the newly opened Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro.
Thesouthafrican.com website reports that the Cape Cobras franchise have at the last minute withdrawn permission for strike bowler Dale Steyn to play for the Brisbane Heat on Sunday, 9 December 2012, in Australia's Big Bash League (BBL) Twenty20 tournament.
On 29 November 2012, the Film Industry Learner Mentorship Programme (F.I.L.M.) awarded its top mentors and mentees of the year at Film & Event Media's Fiesta networking function at Roodebloem Studios in Woodstock, Cape Town.
Resident Advisor (RA) has announced that it will be coming to South Africa as part of its global event series: RA Horizons, with parties in Joburg and Cape Town. For the two events, they've tapped RA's number two DJ in the world and probably the biggest personality in house music today: Seth Troxler.
They've been open for business for roughly 11 months and this new kid on the block is already 70% booked out until next May! So what's so great about La Grenadine Petit Hotel, a guest house tucked away deep in the heart of Cape Town's CBD?
Your fruit cake should have been baked by now and you should be feeding it with brandy every week! Well, maybe if you were Julia Child or your great granny, yes, but hey, we live in the real world, which is pretty hurried and fast at the moment. With this easy fruit cake recipe, you can make your fruit cake with not much effort and with a drizzle of your favourite brandy every week or so, your fruit cake will be perfect by Christmas!
According to Kenyan digital news platform the Africa Review, fifteen nations are soon to arrive for the 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament, which will be played between January 19 and February 10 next year. Is South Africa ready? The country will host the tournament almost 3 years after they became the first African country to provide the stage for the World Cup.
When it came to selecting a location for new photographs reflecting the new, slimmer me, I thought immediately of The Table Bay Hotel. I asked Fabiani's Waterfront store to lend me garments to use for the shoot for which I'd hired photographer Hetty Zantman.
Thanks to a technological magic wand that turns blue into green I recently drove a sexy four-door coupe at a less then leisurely pace from Gansbaai to Hout Bay using an average of just 5.8 litres/100km of costly juice for the journey.