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.
21 Jan 2013 10:39
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.
21 Jan 2013 10:12
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.
21 Jan 2013 09:36
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!
By Eugene Yiga 18 Jan 2013 09:20
The winner of Masterchef SA season 2 will be crowned as early as the middle of next month, but unless the victor is in your family, you won't know who it is for quite some time still.
18 Jan 2013 08:14
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!
18 Jan 2013 05:16
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.
17 Jan 2013 11:08
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.
By Daniel Dercksen 17 Jan 2013 10:20
Preparing for a journey but you cannot find a minute to check the availability of tickets or flights or accommodation? Then a travel concierge is just what you need.
By Will Smith 17 Jan 2013 08:07
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.
16 Jan 2013 10:31
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.
By Nina Timm 16 Jan 2013 10:17
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.
16 Jan 2013 08:49
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.
15 Jan 2013 12:02
Skrillex, arguably the world's sickest beat-dropper, will be playing Joburg, Cape Town and Durban in his 2013 Skrillex Mothership SA Tour.
15 Jan 2013 09:50
A Christian arts academy in Bloemfontein has come under fire for advertising that it can "cure" homosexual students, it was reported on Sunday (13 January).
15 Jan 2013 09:07
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.
14 Jan 2013 10:14
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.
By Eugene Yiga 14 Jan 2013 09:38
Music Exchange, South Africa's two-day independent music conference that gets everyone in the music industry talking, is set to take place from 21-22 March 2013.
Issued by Triple M Entertainment 11 Jan 2013 13:16
"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.
By Eugene Yiga 11 Jan 2013 10:21
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.
11 Jan 2013 10:05
Sibot have recently released three new tracks under the collective name Magnet Jam on the Jeffree's division of Diplo's label, Mad Decent, which is known to release the best new music for free.
11 Jan 2013 09:50
If you are planning a vacation to relax, enjoy pleasant weather and see the beautiful serene locations with your family or a group, then renting a luxury Caribbean villa can prove to be an excellent choice. A villa will not only provide you a new travelling experience, but also make your stay easy and comfortable.
By will smith 10 Jan 2013 10:45
The "Ice" list of local performers who will share the stage with the hip hop legend Kanye West at the Castle Lite Feel the Beat of Subzero Experience has been announced. However, a surprise artist will only be revealed at the event when he hits the stage.
10 Jan 2013 10:30
With just a few days left to the start of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), the Gauteng provincial government says it is pulling all the stops to ensure the tournament is a success.
10 Jan 2013 10:08
The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off 2013 with the 7th annual Cape Town Summer Music Festival. The seven performances feature a range of local and international musicians playing music by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Chopin, Gershwin, Vaughn Williams, Vivaldi, Verdi, and more.
10 Jan 2013 09:51
Gangster Squad is an exceptional work of art revealing that there is no difference between an apocalyptic world ravaged by zombies and a post-war City of Angels consumed by malevolent greed.
By Daniel Dercksen 10 Jan 2013 09:26
New vehicle sales increased to 623,914 units last year which is a growth of 9.2% over 2012 and 2% more than expected by automobile industry body NAAMSA. The 2012 total does not include 7,794 units sold by Great Wall Motors.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 10 Jan 2013 05:44
The Cape Tattoo Expo, which is to be held at Cape Town City Hall from 25 to 27 January, 2013, will feature top international tattoo artists as well as an arts and concert event schedule. There will be more than 80 renowned tattoo artists representing 15 different countries present.
9 Jan 2013 09:55
Last month, MSC Cruises celebrated the opening of a new beach facility on Portuguese Island, one of many destinations on the company's southern African itineraries. Completed just in time to welcome over 40 000 guests expected to visit the island during this cruise season, the facilities provide travellers of all ages with the perfect break from the hot Mozambican sun.
8 Jan 2013 11:51
Toyota's Africa-conquering Land Cruiser 70 has undergone a number of cosmetic changes and mechanical improvements and for the first time it is now also available as a double cab.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 8 Jan 2013 11:50
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