The Sublime Tribute show will return this Friday, 11 January and Saturday 12 January, 2013, at Mercury Live, Cape Town. It features 25 renowned South African musicians from 15 bands who pay homage to the legendary Southern Californian band Sublime.
8 Jan 2013 09:55
With the art of animation exploding and taking us on imaginative journeys into the mindscape of gifted storytellers and crafted story makers, it is great to see South Africa give the world a journey into the heart and soul of Africa.
By Daniel Dercksen 8 Jan 2013 09:16
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit." Thus, one of the greatest children's books introduced our little furry-footed friends to the world and all were amazed, and the world has never got over hobbits since.
By Charles Siboto 7 Jan 2013 10:34
Here they are, Bizcommunity.com Lifestyle's 2012 lists of most popular articles and contributors.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Jan 2013 10:10
After a year that involved defending the caveman and getting up to some funny business, comedian Alan Committie's new one-man show is now on at Cape Town's Theatre on the Bay. The two-hour performance features the return of his crazy characters, failed auditions from So You Think You Can Dance, and a Q&A session that puts his improvisation skills to the ultimate test.
By Eugene Yiga 14 Dec 2012 10:47
You might have thought that that real rock 'n' roll, ballsy, intelligently conscious sound had died a sadly quiet death many years ago, perishing especially so from the hipster-centric generation and gentrification. However the bluesy, soulful rock of Jet Black Camaro might just change your mind.
By Ruth Cooper 14 Dec 2012 09:51
If you buy your ticket for the Up the Creek Music Festival, to be held between 31 January and 3 February, 2013, you will be entered into a lucky draw for the Winner Takes It All Competition to win a UTC weekend package prize to the value of R4000.
13 Dec 2012 13:40
At the southern tip of Africa, we are privileged to be exposed to some of the best artistic performances from around the globe. Spoilt for choice, maybe. Demanding, definitely. The more we get, the more we want. So when Juana Vargas, artistic director of Cape Town's Flamenco Del Sur, announces a collaborative performance with the long-established Linda Vargas Flamenco Company from Durban, it attracts high expectations from the local dance community.
By Debbie Hathway 13 Dec 2012 11:56
The sequel to Face The Music, a show that won a Standard Bank Ovation Award at the National Arts Festival this year, is now on at Cape Town's Kalk Bay Theatre. This time around, Vanessa Searle is joined by Delray Burns and Margaux Fouché to sing and dance in the format of a music trivia game show.
By Eugene Yiga 13 Dec 2012 10:14
Ticket sales for Cape Tattoo Expo 2013, to be held from 25 to 27 January, 2013, at Cape Town City Hall, have gone live via Tixsa at www.capetattooconvention.co.za. Early bird tickets will save R20 on a day pass and R50 on a full weekend pass, until Friday, 21 December.
13 Dec 2012 09:44
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is here at last and it's worth its weight in gold, 10 times over! It is unquestionably one of the greatest cinematic experiences ever and a proud prequel to the equally consummate The Lord Of The Rings trilogy.
By Daniel Dercksen 12 Dec 2012 10:44
Civil Twilight will be returning from Nashville this month for a national tour of their latest full-length album "Holy Weather" (which was released in March). Their support acts have been announced as: Gangs of Ballet, Isochronous, and Matthew Mole.
12 Dec 2012 09:52
Electric, having just toured Nicky Romero and Steve Aoki, and touring Swedish House Mafia in January 2013, are excited to announce their next massive international dance music artist in South Africa - none other than Skrillex.
11 Dec 2012 12:31
There's a reason why everyone loves Cape Town at this time of year. Cape Town bursts to life this Friday with The Company's Garden Party, kicking off from 12 noon until 10pm nightly from 14 to 24 December.
By Daniel Dercksen 11 Dec 2012 11:13
A new photography gallery opened last week in Cape Town, next to the Gardens Shopping Centre at 4 Hiddingh Avenue. Sean Riley will be presenting his own work and will host some guest photographers in the gallery from time to time.
11 Dec 2012 09:57
Take an international electro-thrash icon, another highly rated international up-and-coming DJ, several of South Africa's most esteemed and notorious EDM (electronic dance music) artists, well over 2000 eager fans and put them all into a massive hangar. This was the tantalising recipe for Steve Aoki's memorable Thunder City leg of his South African tour.
By Justin Williams 11 Dec 2012 09:35
Singer Zanne Stapelberg and pianist Kathleen Tagg are set to release the first CD under their own names at Cape Town's Fugard Theatre. Entitled "Soul Of Fire", the event features an impressive line-up of other musicians (violinist Piet de Beer, bassist Charles Lazar, percussionist Joseph Avergel) and celebrates music from Latin America and Spain.
By Eugene Yiga 10 Dec 2012 10:58
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.
By Debbie Hathway 10 Dec 2012 10:06
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.
10 Dec 2012 09:42
If there's one thing that animation films do exceptionally well, it's igniting the imagination and with the out-of-this-world Rise Of The Guardians the mind explodes!
By Daniel Dercksen 7 Dec 2012 11:15
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.
7 Dec 2012 10:28
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.
By Ruth Cooper 7 Dec 2012 09:47
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.
6 Dec 2012 16:20
The View, which is now on at UCT's Intimate Theatre, can only be described as a cerebral orgasm of thought, ideas and expression.
By Daniel Dercksen 6 Dec 2012 12:44
The Holi One Colour Festival, billed as the world's biggest colour festival, will launch in South Africa in March 2013, with festivals in Cape Town, Durban and Joburg.
6 Dec 2012 11:01
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.
5 Dec 2012 13:01
Five South African bands are to take to the stage in the Amphitheatre's Summer Concerts between Wednesday, 26 and Sunday, 30 December, 2012, at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront.
4 Dec 2012 10:58
Justin Bieber's tour dates for South Africa have been announced: he will perform on Wednesday, 8 May at Cape Town Stadium and Sunday, 12 May, 2013, at FNB Stadium, Joburg.
4 Dec 2012 09:34
International Guitar Night (IGN) is a series of shows designed to bring "the world's greatest and most accomplished acoustic guitar players" to South Africa. The brainchild of Tony Cox, South Africa's own internationally acclaimed guitar wizard, the stated focus of IGN is to feature guitar players who "pluck the strings creating bass, rhythm, melody and percussive lines all at the same time, coaxing a mini-orchestra from the six strings".
By Michael Britton 3 Dec 2012 11:31
This year's Rock the River SA New Year's Festival will take place from 28 December, 2012, to 1 January, 2013, at the Savannah Farm (Windmeul Road, Perdeberg), located 30 minutes' drive from Cape Town (and 20 minutes' drive from Durbanville).
3 Dec 2012 10:36
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