It's been almost two years since likeable Cape Town comedian Nik Rabinowitz has performed at the Baxter Theatre and, as he mentioned, two years away from the stage equals a helluva lot of material - especially if you just so happen to live in this colourfully crazy country of ours.
By Ruth Cooper 5 Dec 2013 12:03
Discovery can sometimes uncover the deadliest of secrets and, with the riveting Mud, it's wise to let and sleeping and charismatic fugitive lie low.
By Daniel Dercksen 5 Dec 2013 11:15
The Woodstock Foundry, a new development in Woodstock, Cape Town, recently welcomed Browser & Grazer, a single-source catering company that provides a full range of catering needs - including healthy menu options, equipment hire, bar service and staffing hire.
By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Dec 2013 10:57
The annual office year-end party is usually where some of the craziest communication of the year takes place. Colleagues are usually beyond drained and exhausted at this time of the year and yet over-jubilant and excited at the same time. Add in to this equation free food and booze and we often see a terrifying communication cocktail in which employees often commit career suicide and take far more than just a day to recover!
By John French 4 Dec 2013 09:34
Following the performances of Grace at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre in Stellenbosch, The Cape Dance Company (CDC) presents Cadence at the Artscape Theatre as part of its annual end-of-year season.
By Eugene Yiga 29 Nov 2013 08:08
In a substantial number of conversations that I have had with many established artist booking agents and high-end event organisers, there are a definite number behavioural elements by artists that impress them and there are a number of things that severely disappoint them - resulting in an artist or band never being hired again.
By Tim Hill 28 Nov 2013 10:16
Toyota South Africa Motors last week celebrated as the one millionth locally produced Corolla rolled of the production line at the company's Prospecton Plant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 27 Nov 2013 08:26
Our #SpierNewJourney experience started off on rather a damp note - and by damp I mean torrential rain, coal-coloured clouds and significant flooding were in the mix.
By Ruth Cooper 22 Nov 2013 09:48
The opening night of the Loyiso Gola Live show saw Cape Town's iconic Baxter Theatre become the grounds for a comedic clash of cosmic proportions.
By Brandon Williams 21 Nov 2013 13:42
AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, is set to present its annual showcase of graduate student short films and tele-novella productions. We spoke to Garth Holmes, chairman and co-founder of AFDA, to find out more.
By Eugene Yiga 18 Nov 2013 09:45
The Festive season is almost upon us and while it a time to be happy and relax with friends and family, it is sadly also the one time of the year when many South African motorists are injured or killed in car accidents, many of which could have been avoided.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 14 Nov 2013 13:21
How about a little local rock n' roll fairy tale? Once upon a time, a small somewhat obscure band managed to win backstage passes to an event that featured one of their favourite international bands. Cue an encounter and handover of EP to a member of said band and the offer to come to record a debut album in his studio.
By Ruth Cooper 14 Nov 2013 12:04
American rock band Red Jump Suit Apparatus will be making their South African debut as the headline act at both the Cape Town and Joburg Synergy Live festivals this year. We chatted to singer Ronnie Winter who, among other things, set the record straight about their Cokefest no show back in 2009.
By Ruth Cooper 13 Nov 2013 11:22
For the second year in a row, The Test Kitchen was named the country's top restaurant at the Eat Out Awards. We spoke to head chef Luke Dale-Roberts to find the secret ingredient of his winning recipe.
By Eugene Yiga 12 Nov 2013 10:46
The Ambassador Hotel has been a Cape Town landmark since Leon and Anthula Markowitz, at one time the city's mayoral couple, invited the world into their rock-top property in Cape Town's Bantry Bay.
By Brian Berkman 12 Nov 2013 10:45
Matt Bianco, the sensational UK jazz-funk band, is heading to Cape Town for one concert only. We spoke to them to find out more.
By Eugene Yiga 11 Nov 2013 10:11
Most of my school friends went to Langebaan for the holidays but we always went to visit family in Durban or Bloemfontein. From their stories of the warm lagoon and fun they had, Langebaan was a place I always knew I was missing out on.
By Brian Berkman 8 Nov 2013 11:43
Fifty-five years ago the world's charming Nordic superhero Thor and Mighty Avenger was born and now returns for the super spectacular and highly entertaining big screen sequel Thor: The Dark World.
By Daniel Dercksen 8 Nov 2013 10:46
If there are four hours in your life that can truly be celebrated as heavenly, it's experiencing The Metropolitan Opera's lyric opera, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin.
By Daniel Dercksen 7 Nov 2013 11:13
Two of the best reasons to stay at Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel, managed by Three Cities, in the city centre have nothing to do with the hotel itself.
By Brian Berkman 5 Nov 2013 13:42
You might not have heard of Michael Lowman yet, but with his debut album "Crayon Boxes" hot off the press and plans to conquer the States, Michael Lowman might just become a name that will start sounding much more familiar. We phoned the singer/songwriter last week to find out more about his musical journey thus far and his future plans.
By Ruth Cooper 4 Nov 2013 10:57
On Thursday, 7 November, EFC Africa brings the action, the excitement and the thrills to Cape Town's Grand West Arena, for only the second time. Expect to see the arena filled with cheering fans of the EFC gladiators as they watch the clash of some of the country's greatest modern-day warriors.
By Warren Harding 4 Nov 2013 10:29
James B Sherwood's list of What Makes A Five-Star Hotel Great is just one reason why you should read his memoire, Orient-Express: A Personal Journey.
By Brian Berkman 1 Nov 2013 11:35
Dean Callan, global brand ambassador of Monkey Shoulder, a scotch whiskey, recently visited our shores to introduce the triple malt to SA ahead of Summer 2013/14.
By Evan-Lee Courie 30 Oct 2013 14:44
It's one thing signing up at your local gym and actually going regularly. I had every good intention when I registered for Adventure Boot Camp, but oh, that dreaded click of the mouse.
By Jessica Taylor 29 Oct 2013 13:16
"That's the biggest piece of pink quartz I've ever seen," said Trisha Bam, my former editor and now head of communications at a Cape university.
By Brian Berkman 29 Oct 2013 09:51
Scores of salsa dancers, DJs and instructors are flying in to Cape Town from around the world to attend the first Mzansi Cape Town Salsa Festival.
By Debbie Hathway 28 Oct 2013 14:25
You might not know who Robbie de Wee is, but after watching the superb Die Ballade van Robbie De Wee, everyone will know who Marno van der Merwe is. Daniel Dercksen shares a few thoughts with Marno and talks about his demanding role, as well as the South African film Industry.
By Daniel Dercksen 28 Oct 2013 10:27
For over 30 years Andrew Buckland has worked as a writer, performer, and director across theatre, television, and film.
By Eugene Yiga 22 Oct 2013 11:18
Musicals are the lifeblood of entertainment and judging by the spontaneous response from its opening weekend audience and rousing ovations, Guys and Dolls is a winner.
By Daniel Dercksen 22 Oct 2013 10:56
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