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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
The line-up for the Up the Creek Music Festival, from 31 January to 3 February, 2013, has been announced. There will be live music on three stages throughout the weekend: The 4th Street Main Stage, the MK river stage, and the late night Rolling Stone stage, as well as a new addition down at the river: the BOS acoustic river stage, which will be keeping things flowing between sets.
8 Jan 2013 10:37
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.
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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
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