South Africa's newest music festival, Bokjol, will launch from 23 to 25 September, 2016, at the Magalies Retreat, 45 minutes from Joburg and Pretoria. It promises three crazy days of lekker local music, beer, braai and bacuzzis.
AFDA executives have announced the appointment of senior staff in key positions at its three campuses in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. As part of its consistent drive to provide a high quality and relevant education for young aspiring filmmakers, TV producers and performers, AFDA has appointed a number of prominent academics and practitioners to top posts within these campuses.
Three international bands are to headline at Ramfest, the South African alternative music festival. They are: Rise Against (US , British metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon, as well as Paul Harding and Ben Verse from Pendulum (Australia and England).Ramfest 2013 will be touring Cape Town, Joburg, PE and Durban.
This year is the tenth birthday of the Suidoosterfees and will be a celebration of the Cape lifestyle, of its own people and unique, colourful heritage - in short, a celebration of the cultural diversity and inclusivity of the Mother City.
Following the announcement that the Holi One Colour Festival will be launching in South Africa in Cape Town on 2 March, 2013, the organisers have announced the date of the first Joburg festival, which will be on Saturday, 6 April at Emmarentia Dam, from 12 noon to 8pm.
PRETORIA: Government has urged all South Africans to rally behind Bafana Bafana during the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). South Africa kicked off its Afcon campaign against Cape Verde on Saturday, 19 January 2013, at the National Stadium in Johannesburg.
Is it possible to condense all seven Harry Potter books - over 4000 pages in print and almost 20 hours on film - into just 70 minutes? Including all the characters we love and hate? And a real-life game of quidditch? Well, for Potted Potter creators Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, the answer is a resounding yes!
Most hotel staff could write books about the strange side of human nature they see at work, but since discretion is the watchword none of those experiences are ever likely to see the light of day - except on the Protea Hospitality Group's annual list of weird and wonderful guest requests submitted anonymously by staff from their 125 properties all over Africa!
No roads leading to the National Stadium will be accessible to motorists without the a valid vehicle pass ahead of the opening of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), says the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation.
The radical vitality of Les Misèrables is a provocative and commanding visceral experience that offers a refreshing rebirth of musicals on the big screen. Breaking away from the clinical constraints and pure sound of contemporary musicals (and music), which results in a music video rendition of dramatised music and songs, Les Misèrables is a rare and dignified masterwork that strips the genre of its pretention and deception.
Eighty years after the arrival of swing Alistair Izobell's tribute show Slick Swing brings the vibrant era to life at the GrandWest Roxy Revue Bar from 8 February to 30 March, 2013, Wednesday to Saturday.
Toad in the hole sounds to me like a chapter from a Beatrix Potter book and my imagination runs riot of a frog breathing heavily from a lilly pad or, even worse, a frog jumping at me (okay, so I have a frog phobia). So you can imagine that although I have been wanting to make toad in the hole forever, I had issues - big issues.
NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.
The Cape Town Electronic Music Festival, to be held from 12 to 17 February, 2013, at the V&A Waterfront will once again feature a series of development workshops and satellite events in a core three-day festival looking into the multi facets of South Africa's electronic music scene.
As crisis-hit Europe continues to impact economic growth, and projections for the local economy are trimmed, the battle for a share of consumer spend is getting increasingly fierce. Retailers will rely on technology to drive innovative discount models and integrated loyalty programmes by optimising the one device every consumer has access to already - even in-store - the mobile phone.
The public is invited to select the winner of this year's Best TV Sport Commercial, sponsored by Sports Illustrated, with voting now open, ahead of the Virgin Active Sport Industry Awards 2013 on 7 February 2013 at Emperor's Palace.
Joburg's eclectic soul trip group The Muffinz have been added to the line-up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Joburg only, performing along with Die Antwoord on Saturday, 2 February, 2013, at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium, Joburg.
Do you trust your best friend? That's the question posed in Cardenio, best known as one of Shakespeare's lost plays. Written with his collaborator John Fletcher and set in 17th-century Spain, the work explores themes of friendship, family, honour, betrayal, money, power, and the true nature of love.
"Early church people called it "Duiwel's musiek" (Devil's music) because it's associated with dancing under the moon and all the traditions that used to exist. The church comes along and says you shouldn't be dancing under the moon like that. You should be in church playing gospel hymns." In case you're wondering what award-winning entertainer David Kramer is talking about, I suggest you join him in Kalahari Karoo Blues at Cape Town's Baxter Theatre.
Transport Minister Ben Martins has announced that 1,465 people lost their lives on the country's roads during the festive season. The main causes of the road fatalities during the period between 1 December 2012 and 8 January 2013 were drunken driving, excessive speeding, dangerous overtaking, not using seatbelts and unroadworthy vehicles. There were 1,221 fatal accidents recorded during the period. In the 2011/2012 festive season period, 1,475 people died on the country's roads.