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Catch 5 top SA comedians at the Big 5 Comedy Show
Catch 5 top SA comedians at the Big 5 Comedy Show

The Big 5 Comedy Show supported by Comedy Central will return to the Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg on 27-28 July 2018. This year's five participants are Stuart Taylor, Jason Goliath, Tumi Morake, Joey Rasdien, and John Vlismas.

13 Jun 2018

5 countries to participate in Pro Helvetia Johannesburg's 2018 Winter Programme
5 countries to participate in Pro Helvetia Johannesburg's 2018 Winter Programme

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia Johannesburg's 2018 Winter Programme is set to feature artists and practitioners from five countries - Madagascar, Mozambique, Lesotho, South Africa, and Switzerland - in a lineup of interdisciplinary performances and exhibitions over June and July 2018 period...

11 Jun 2018

#BehindTheCurtain: Q&A with comedian Alan Committie
#BehindTheCurtain: Q&A with comedian Alan Committie

Alan Committie, the star of Defending the Caveman, comes to the Baxter Flipside from 29 May to 16 June 2018, with a brand-new, hilarious exploration of the battle of the sexes (and the exes) called Love Factually.

By Martin Myers 30 May 2018

Artscape hosts innovative programme to celebrate Youth Month
Artscape hosts innovative programme to celebrate Youth Month

Artscape will host innovative programmes during the month of June to celebrate, support and develop South Africa's youth.

30 May 2018

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Dynamo: A night of magic and illusion

Illusionist, Dynamo's first show in Cape Town at the Grand West Arena left me and thousands of people in awe as he both read and blew our minds...

By Juanita Pienaar 25 May 2018

USIBA Creative and Cultural Industries Awards launches
USIBA Creative and Cultural Industries Awards launches

The inaugural USIBA Creative and Cultural Industries Awards, which takes place on 31 May at Emperors' Palace, Johannesburg, has been launched...

23 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

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

Suzanne Vega to perform at the National Arts Fest
Suzanne Vega to perform at the National Arts Fest

Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega is set to perform at the 2018 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown from 7-8 July 2018. Vega is expected to present a series of 'up close and personal' concerts.

23 Apr 2018

Dynamo to bring Seeing is Believing tour to South Africa
Dynamo to bring Seeing is Believing tour to South Africa

The award-winning magician Dynamo will bring his Seeing is Believing Live Tour to South Africa in May 2018.

16 Apr 2018

Skhumba Hlophe to host Savanna Newcomer Showcase
Skhumba Hlophe to host Savanna Newcomer Showcase

Twenty-four novice comics from across the country will be given the opportunity to perform in a theatre as opposed to their local comedy club in the Savanna Newcomer Showcase, which will take place at The Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg on 20 May 2018.

11 Apr 2018

Peppa Pig proves riveting for kids
Peppa Pig proves riveting for kids

For those who are unfamiliar with the antics of the anthropomorphic Peppa Pig, Peppa is a cartoon character in a hugely popular series aimed at teaching life lessons to toddlers and pre-schoolers.

By Candice Miller 9 Apr 2018

Fugard Theatre celebrates Athol Fugard's 85th birthday with The Road to Mecca
Fugard Theatre celebrates Athol Fugard's 85th birthday with The Road to Mecca

As a serial visitor to Nieu Bethesda and the Owl House, I have a more than a subjective interest in The Road to Mecca, the 1984 play by Athol Fugard, currently making its maiden performance at the iconic Cape Town theatre which bears his name.

By Terry Levin 9 Apr 2018

National Arts Fest opens ticket sales for three productions
National Arts Fest opens ticket sales for three productions

The sale of early bird tickets for the National Arts Festival is now open. The National Arts Festival will be held in Grahamstown from 28 June-8 July 2018.

6 Apr 2018

Q&A with Puppet Guy Conrad Koch
Q&A with Puppet Guy Conrad Koch

Top South African ventriloquist and award-winning performer Conrad Koch is back at The Baxter Theatre in Cape Town from 3-14 April 2018 in a brand new show Puppet Guy along with his famous puppet comrade Chester Missing.

By Martin Myers 3 Apr 2018

Peppa Pig to tour SA
Peppa Pig to tour SA

Peppa Pig is set to tour South Africa from 29 March-22 April 2018, with a second leg scheduled for June/July 2018.

28 Mar 2018

Dein Perry's Tap Dogs brings high-energy dance to South Africa
Dein Perry's Tap Dogs brings high-energy dance to South Africa

Dein Perry's Tap Dogs comes to South Africa with shows heading for Cape Town on 22 August at the Grand Arena, GranWest and Johannesburg on 29 August 2018 at Montecasino...

26 Mar 2018

2018 Fleur du Cap Theatre Award winners announced
2018 Fleur du Cap Theatre Award winners announced

The winners of the 53rd annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were crowned at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on 18 March 2018.

19 Mar 2018

Showroom March-July line-up
Showroom March-July line-up

In the quaint village of Prince Albert, you can not only adopt a donkey and cultivate a rural lifestyle of leisure, but enjoy world-class live entertainment at its Showroom Theatre.

16 Mar 2018

Darkroom Contemporary introduces In C and clone
Darkroom Contemporary introduces In C and clone

Clone will take place from 15-16 March 2018 at the William Kentridge's Centre For The Less Good Idea in Johannesburg. In C then returns to Cape Town for a performance run at the Magnet Theatre from 20-25 March 2018.

15 Mar 2018

Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, president and CEO of the American Theatre Wing. Image provided.
American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from NYF

New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards will honour two of New York City's iconic theatre organisations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing with the New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award...

13 Mar 2018

Zabalaza Theatre Festival to showcase 150 artists, 40 productions
Zabalaza Theatre Festival to showcase 150 artists, 40 productions

The annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival will be held at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 10-17 March 2018. This year's festival will feature nearly 150 artists in more than 40 theatre productions and events.

5 Mar 2018

Dance Umbrella 2018 celebrates 30th anniversary
Dance Umbrella 2018 celebrates 30th anniversary

The Dance Umbrella festival, which celebrates its 30th anniversary, presents new and exciting contemporary works from 6 to 8 March 2018 at UJ Centre for the Arts, Wits Theatre Complex, Dance Factory, Joburg Fringe Theatre and the Hillbrow Theatre.

2 Mar 2018

Rand Show launches inaugural House of Horrors
Rand Show launches inaugural House of Horrors

The Rand Show is pleased to announce a new addition to its entertainment line-up for 2018. The House of Horrors is experiential theatre for those who live life on the edge and are not afraid to face their fears...

Issued by Rand Show 28 Feb 2018

National Arts Fest unveils main programme line-up
National Arts Fest unveils main programme line-up

The selections for the 2018 National Arts Festival have been completed and the line-up for the main programme stages has been unveiled.

27 Feb 2018

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#DesignIndaba2018: Es Devlin on moving from thoughts to words to actions, fast

You know you're in for a treat when the final speaker reaches the Design Indaba conference stage, they tend to save the best for last. Here's how 'kinetic stage sculptor' Es Devlin wowed us in sharing how she makes global musical performances more visually appealing...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Feb 2018

Mashile on stage at Design Indaba 2018.
#DesignIndaba2018: Lebo Mashile on why she keeps coming back to gender and race in her poetry

Weaving her lyrical way through history, the ultimate lyrical female linguist, Lebo Mashile unpacked the power of design language...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Feb 2018

Shakespeare in the time of the #MeToo movement: The Taming of the Shrew is on again at Maynardville
Shakespeare in the time of the #MeToo movement: The Taming of the Shrew is on again at Maynardville

William Shakespeare's dark comedy The Taming of the Shrew was the first play put on in Cape Town's Open Air Theatre at Maynardville, way back in 1956. Since then it has been produced at the theatre four times, the last in 2011. Now only seven years later it is on again, currently showing at Maynardville until 1 March 2018.

By John Cooper 13 Feb 2018

Mind baffling magic from The Illusionists
Mind baffling magic from The Illusionists

Do you believe in magic? This was a question often asked by David Williamson aka The Trickster and one of the performers from the smash hit show The Illusionists on opening night at Grandwest Casino.

By Ruth Cooper 12 Feb 2018

Absolut creative collaboration.
Change the way the internet sees African creativity

The Absolut African Art Intervention is continuing in its mission to change how the world views African creativity...

6 Feb 2018

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