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Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section.

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LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#DesignMonth: That Rich Mnisi style

Rich Mnisi only graduated in 2014, but has already made a name for himself as a ground-breaking fashion designer, winning many prestigious awards and appearing on many hot-young-things lists. We got in touch with him for Bizcommunity's Design Month to chat about style and success.

By Ruth Cooper 4 Feb 2016 10:00

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

The Little Lion Men conquer Cape Town

Marcus Mumford, all long legs and charming accent, has disappeared from stage. Cameras follow his leap down to level ground, climb over the barrier and project it on the two big screens that hug the stage.

By Ruth Cooper 3 Feb 2016 09:26

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#DesignMonth: Louis Minnaar, creative maverick

Chances are that you have encountered Louis Minnaar's outstanding work at one time or another, be it a music video or flyer for your favourite band or a catchy ad for a well-loved brand.

By Ruth Cooper 1 Feb 2016 13:00

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Shaun Duvet chats Ultra

With the 'ultra' EDM bunnies trembling in anticipation for the forthcoming Ultra South Africa, we thought it best to get in touch with DJ Shaun Duvet, the man behind the marketing scene, to find out what this year's party-goers will be flipping their lids for.

By Ruth Cooper 28 Jan 2016 09:30

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

[BizTrends 2016] Projections in cinema

What with series sharing, piracy and Netflix the good old fashioned cinema is having to get more and more creative when it comes to enticing bums on seats.

By Ruth Cooper 18 Jan 2016 14:30

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Reboot at Akasha Mountain Retreat

In this digital day and age where a beautiful sunset or a lush forest view is more often than not viewed through a tiny screen - a captured, insta'ed and retweeted version of something magical, it is wonderfully refreshing to forget that the internet ever existed and experience and appreciate something real and IRL

By Ruth Cooper 15 Dec 2015 11:52

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Just Jinjer since then

After a fair hiatus since their last full-length album, fans must have been elated when rock stalwarts Just Jinjer announced the release of their new album, 'Everything Since Then', last month. We chat to Ard Matthews to find out more.

By Ruth Cooper 14 Dec 2015 13:44

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Our top NYE options

For me, New Year's Eve is inevitably a let down: you put way too much pressure on having the most amazing night ever...(updated)

By Ruth Cooper 7 Dec 2015 11:18

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

The Plastics chat 'In Threes'

Indie favourites The Plastics recently released their eagerly awaited third studio album, which is currently available for free download - how nice! We chat to vocalist Pascal Righini about recording processes, album art and smartie rainbow streaks.

By Ruth Cooper 3 Dec 2015 09:53

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Welcome to the River Republic

It's quite a thing to witness the birth of a festival; most of our local fests are unruly teenagers or heading into their dirty twenties, well established with many friends and fans.

By Ruth Cooper 2 Dec 2015 10:38

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Electric Goldfish

The ever popular Goldfish will be headlining at Electric Vines NYE party at the Wildekrans Wine Estate. We swung these busy busy boys a few questions to find out what fans can expect as well as their plans for 2016.

By Ruth Cooper 1 Dec 2015 09:30

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

The Al Bairre Experience

Cutsy pie indie pop band Al Bairre have been winning over hearts and feet with their feel-good beats and harmonies since 2012.

By Ruth Cooper 26 Nov 2015 10:12

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Deluxe Monark

Anthemic pop rockers Monark recently released a deluxe version of debut album 'Negatives'. We chatted to drummer Graeme Wuth to find out more.

By Ruth Cooper 25 Nov 2015 09:56

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Classy Mexican at Del Mar

Classy Mexican sounds like a bit of an oxymoron; however Del Mar, as part of the Bukhara group, in Camps Bay has perfected this unique and hard-to-achieve mix.

By Ruth Cooper 19 Nov 2015 10:49

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Chef Scot: Chef of the Year

Chef Scot Kirton from the fabulous La Colombe has just been crowned Chef of the Year and La Colombe crowned top 2 on the Top 10 Restaurant list at this year's Eat Out Awards...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Nov 2015 09:54

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Towers above

It is not often that one finds fine-dining restaurants situated in hotels; sure hotel food is usually fairly fancy and of a good quality, but not usually that of the art-on-a plate variety.

By Ruth Cooper 17 Nov 2015 10:25

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Zebra & Giraffe in motion

Today sees the release of 'Slow Motion', the latest EP from rock stalwarts Zebra & Giraffe. We had a digital chat with lead singer Greg Carlin to find out more about this internationally recorded EP.

By Ruth Cooper 13 Nov 2015 09:30

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Authentic Indian at Bukhara

Tucked away up Church Street, just behind Green Market Square and above a Clicks one finds the authentically Indian restaurant Bukhara.

By Ruth Cooper 10 Nov 2015 09:53

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

That's so Rad-isson

The Royal Suite at Raddisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel in Sea Point is palatial (108m² to be exact). Situated on the eighth floor, this suite boasts two balconies, two bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room area and even a James Bond-like private boardroom.

By Ruth Cooper 4 Nov 2015 12:57

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Food for thought at the Spier Secret Festival

Perfectly poached eggs, ox heart tartare, blue cheese braai broodjies, sun-dried tomato silkworms, Sriracha soft serve, unorthodox wine tastings, cheese-making demos...

By Ruth Cooper 3 Nov 2015 11:58

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