Ten positive changes that you can make in your life today
Ten positive changes that you can make in your life today

Living your best life calls for you to actively make better choices. Start small and work your way up. Here are 10 positive choices that you can make in your life today...

By Laeeka Khan, Issued by Central Technical College 9 May 2018

Chairman's report
Chairman's report

I am delighted to report that 2017 proved to be an extremely busy and highly successful year for Strauss & Co...

By Frank Kilbourn, Issued by Strauss & Co 9 May 2018

SikTh to play at Krank'd Up 2018
SikTh to play at Krank'd Up 2018

UK tech-metal band, SikTh has been confirmed as one of the international acts to perform at the 2018 instalment of the Krank'd Up music festival. The annual metal music festival will be held at Sundowners in Alberton on 29 September 2018.

9 May 2018

Norval Foundation sculpture garden (Image Supplied)
Cape Town becoming top art lovers destination

Cape Town boasts many iconic experiences, but it is fast becoming the world's newest art hot spot. Now there are new experiences for art aficionados as Cape Town finds its feet among the art capitals of the world, with artwork transcending the traditional craftwork mostly associated with Africa...

9 May 2018

House of Machines to host American whiskey street festival
House of Machines to host American whiskey street festival

The Proof American Whiskey Street Festival will be held at Shortmarket Street in the Cape Town city centre on 27 May 2018. The street festival will offer whiskey tastings, cocktails, American-themed food, and live music.

8 May 2018

Q&A with comedian Phil de Lange
Q&A with comedian Phil de Lange

Phil de Lange, a comedian and an all round nice guy continues his rapid rise up the comedy ranks with an upcoming one-man show, The Phil Spectrum, at the Mash Turn in Woodstock, Cape Town on 10 May 2018.

By Martin Myers 8 May 2018

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#GreenMondaySA: Bobotie

Probably the closest thing South Africans have to a national dish, bobotie has Cape Malay roots and everyone's mother makes the best version there is...

7 May 2018

Classy magnificence of Clos Malverne's winter lifestyle package
Classy magnificence of Clos Malverne's winter lifestyle package

Passing landmarks as scenic as they sound - hello, Vineyard Lake - a stay at Clos Malverne in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch is the winter break you're dreaming of. The working farm is down -to-earth and charming, with a tangible sense of relaxation everywhere. And the food - my goodness, the food...

By Leigh Andrews 7 May 2018

Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies to show at Seattle International Film Festival
Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies to show at Seattle International Film Festival

Ellen, Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies will be screened at the annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) in the USA, which will be held from 17 May-10 June 2018.

7 May 2018

Roger Ballen's Die Antwoord images feature in Strauss & Co's online auction
Roger Ballen's Die Antwoord images feature in Strauss & Co's online auction

Roger Ballen's acclaimed photographs of Die Antwoord were among the highlights of Strauss & Co's South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery online-only auction...

Issued by Strauss & Co 4 May 2018

The Script brings Rain to Cape Town
The Script brings Rain to Cape Town

Third time lucky for me as I got to experience The Script live at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on Wednesday, 2 May 2018...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 May 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Celestial guides, romance and Maya The Bee
#OnTheBigScreen: Celestial guides, romance and Maya The Bee

This week sees the release of seven new films: the sci-fi adventure A Wrinkle In Time, the romances Every Day and My Blind Date With Life, the Indian comedy-drama 102 Not Out, Unsane, I Feel Pretty, and Maya The Bee: The Honey Games.

By Daniel Dercksen 4 May 2018

2019 Up The Creek tickets to go on sale in May 2018
2019 Up The Creek tickets to go on sale in May 2018

Tickets for the 2019 Jägermeister presents Up The Creek (UTC) music festival are set to go on sale on 4 May 2018 with lineup announcements expected to commence in July 2018.

4 May 2018

New chef, new menu for On19
New chef, new menu for On19

The 1On19 series continues but with a new chef at the helm, Stephen Mandes - the Ultimate Braai Master of 2014. Far from slapping a chop on the braai, Mandes delighted with delicate and well-balanced dishes celebrating the ingredients - fynbos and Shiraz...

By Cari Coetzee 4 May 2018

Avengers: Infinity War is surprising in unexpected ways
Avengers: Infinity War is surprising in unexpected ways

Avengers: Infinity War will surprise you in ways that you won't expect before you sit down to watch it.

By Natalie Le Clue 4 May 2018

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Meet the maker: Hope on Hopkins

What sets Hope on Hopkins apart from many other distilleries is that they create their very own spirits in-house...

By Samantha Snedorf 4 May 2018

The discerning eye of a collector: Strauss & Co online auction, 30 April - 7 May 2018
The discerning eye of a collector: Strauss & Co online auction, 30 April - 7 May 2018

Following the recent successful sale of Mourning Jewellery belonging to the late Vyvyan Myerson, Strauss & Co is offering a further 152 lots from his estate on the current online-only auction, due to close on Monday, 7 May at 8pm...

Issued by Strauss & Co 3 May 2018

Grande Provence welcomes new chef and exciting autumn menu
Grande Provence welcomes new chef and exciting autumn menu

Grande Provence in Franschhoek has been serving up classic and delicious French-style dishes since 2004. October 2017 saw Chef Guy Bennet take over the kitchen and instil a stronger focus on championing locally sourced produce and a more modern style of South African cooking.

By Ruth Cooper 3 May 2018

#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris
#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris

Aquila Safaris in association with World Travel Market Africa invited us to get a taste of its own brand of wild during an overnight stay. Just two hours' drive from Cape Town, this gem of natural beauty welcomed us to its vibrant and breathtaking surrounds which could easily leave anyone in awe...

By Robin Fredericks 3 May 2018

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The future of travel is female

If you want your destination or tourism business to grow, you need to understand the female traveller... she often calls the shots when it comes to making travel decisions and is driving the growth in tourism...

By Mariette Du Toit-Helmbold 2 May 2018

John Vlismas spends his time between worlds – his own and the one he shares with everyone else.
#BehindtheSelfie with... John Vlismas

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with 'lord of the chance' and Loerie Awards MC of note John Vlismas, formally of Whacked Management and OGO Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 2 May 2018

Avengers: Infinity War lives up to high expectations
Avengers: Infinity War lives up to high expectations

Ten years, 18 movies, a lot of hype and finally Avengers: Infinity War arrives. The question is, does the movie deliver?

By Charles Siboto 2 May 2018

Standard Bank Jazz Festival to celebrate jazz legacies
Standard Bank Jazz Festival to celebrate jazz legacies

The 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival (SBJF) will be held in Grahamstown from 28 June-7 July 2018. This year's programme is aimed at celebrating jazz legacies with a focus on the future.

2 May 2018

#MusicExchange: Swing City Band
#MusicExchange: Swing City Band

Swing City Band is modern day swing music, inspired by the likes of the Rat Pack, Michael Buble and Robbie Williams. The band members include Loyiso Bala, Nathan Ro (Lonehill Estate) and Graeme Watkins (The Graeme Watkins Project).

By Martin Myers 30 Apr 2018

Disney on Ice returns to South Africa with Dream Big
Disney on Ice returns to South Africa with Dream Big

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big will run at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 22 June -1 July 2018, after which it will make a stop at the International Convention Centre in Durban in 4 July - 8 July 2018 before concluding at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town from 11 July - 15 July 2018.

26 Apr 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Superheroes, romance, and Mozart
#OnTheBigScreen: Superheroes, romance, and Mozart

This weekend it's big screen action with Avengers: Infinity War; intimate romance with the Afrikaans film Wonderlus; a contemporary Cinderella comedy with Madame; and opera lovers can indulge in the Met Opera's Così Fan Tutte.

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Apr 2018

Cara Frew named opening act for The Script's Pretoria show
Cara Frew named opening act for The Script's Pretoria show

Singer-songwriter Cara Frew has been announced as the opening act for The Script, when the band performs at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria on 4 May 2018. As part of its SA tour, the band will also be performing at the Grand West Grand Arena in Cape Town on 2 May 2018.

26 Apr 2018

MaXhosa by Laduma takes Zara to task for alleged design knock-off
MaXhosa by Laduma takes Zara to task for alleged design knock-off

Celebrated South African fashion designer Laduma Ngxokolo, creator of the MaXhosa by Laduma brand, is taking legal action against Spanish fashion retailer Zara over an alleged case of copyright infringement...

25 Apr 2018

Freshlyground unveils fan-driven crowdfunding album Can't Stop
Freshlyground unveils fan-driven crowdfunding album Can't Stop

Freshlyground has released their seventh studio album following a fan-driven crowdfunding campaign. The new album Can't Stop was produced by Tore Johansson, who has worked with OK Go!, The Cardigans, and Franz Ferdinand.

25 Apr 2018

Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season
Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season

The 2018 Kidz Season at the Table Mountain Cableway will run from 27 April-24 September 2018. During the Kidz Season, two children under the age of 18 ride for free with every Kidz Season adult return ticket purchased.

25 Apr 2018

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