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Eugene Yiga is a reformed accountant, now living it up as an entertainment writer (and Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards board member) in Cape Town.

He also writes about personal development and is on a quest to read the 100 greatest books of all time before he turns 30.

Follow @eugeneyiga on Twitter or by email to say, um, hello.
Singing in the Rhyn
Singing in the Rhyn

Brendan van Rhyn, current star of The Rocky Horror Show, chats about doing the time warp over and over again.

By Eugene Yiga 11 Dec 2014 09:46

Eat, play, love
Eat, play, love

If you love a good dinner and you love a good show, two top South African productions will let you enjoy both at the same time!

By Eugene Yiga 27 Nov 2014 12:45

From Amos with love
From Amos with love

She's been nominated for nine Grammy Awards and Rolling Stone magazine called her one of the best live performers of all time. And yet this might never have happened for Tori Amos, whose father had different plans for her life.

By Eugene Yiga 30 Oct 2014 13:12

Celebrating a new generation of culinary stars
Celebrating a new generation of culinary stars

On entering One&Only Cape Town, I can sense that something big is about to happen. It's not just because the scale of the furniture and windows overlooking Table Mountain makes everything seem larger than life; it's because the Vista Bar & Lounge is full of the crème de la crème of South Africa's food, wine, and hospitality world.

By Eugene Yiga 24 Oct 2014 10:00

Aerodrome launches limited edition journal
Aerodrome launches limited edition journal

On Saturday, 20 September, many of Cape Town's bibliophiles spent a cloudless spring day at the city's annual Open Book Festival. But a number of them also came to Warren Editions, a professional printing studio, for the launch of Aerodrome's inaugural journal.

By Eugene Yiga 13 Oct 2014 10:13

Fringe benefits
Fringe benefits

Ismail Mahomed, artistic director of the National Arts Festival, chats about the inaugural Cape Town Fringe.

By Eugene Yiga 25 Sep 2014 10:59

Here comes the sun
Here comes the sun

Isaac Slade, lead singer of The Fray, chats about the American rock band's latest album and current world tour.

By Eugene Yiga 12 Sep 2014 12:35

I'm loving it
I'm loving it

Brendon Urie, lead singer of Las Vegas rock band Panic! At The Disco, chats about making music and travelling the world.

By Eugene Yiga 5 Sep 2014 11:23

Rock around the clock
Rock around the clock

Earlier this week, the local staging of The Rocky Horror Show celebrated its 300th performance. Matthew Wild, director of the hit musical, chats about the runaway success.

By Eugene Yiga 4 Sep 2014 12:57

Ready to Rockville
Ready to Rockville

With a name like Johnny Ray, perhaps it's not surprising that he became a musician. And yet the composer's path to his passion was a long and winding road.

By Eugene Yiga 29 Aug 2014 10:51

Home sweet Hemelhuijs
Home sweet Hemelhuijs

Ever since it opened back in October 2010, Hemelhuijs has been a restaurant of many faces. Now, as the seasons change, artist and chef Jacques Erasmus has transformed the Cape Town eatery (a finalist for Eat Out's Boschendal Style Award) once again.

By Eugene Yiga 28 Aug 2014 12:42

Oscar winner
Oscar winner

South African actress Sandra Prinsloo, perhaps best known for her role as Kate Thomson in the 1980 film The Gods Must Be Crazy, chats about her early career, memorable experiences, and the new production of her award-winning play.

By Eugene Yiga 15 Aug 2014 11:58

Sevruga with a smile
Sevruga with a smile

"There is only one reason to go to the V&A Waterfront, which is overpriced and has the feel of a giant globalised shopping mall," wrote The New York Times a few years ago: "Sevruga."

By Eugene Yiga 14 Aug 2014 14:08

Western Cape dominates Inter-Hotel Challenge
Western Cape dominates Inter-Hotel Challenge

When Showcook.com editor Annette Kesler began the Cape Legends Inter-Hotel Challenge, her goal was simple: to create and facilitate an opportunity for young talent to shine.

By Eugene Yiga 8 Aug 2014 11:25

Pott of gold
Pott of gold

What do Paul Potts, Amira Willighagen and James Bhemgee have in common? Despite coming from different parts of the world, the three talent show winners are set to perform together on stage.

By Eugene Yiga 7 Aug 2014 13:30

Prime time
Prime time

South African rock band Prime Circle chats about their new album and upcoming tour.

By Eugene Yiga 24 Jul 2014 11:11

Still tickling the ivories
Still tickling the ivories

South African entertainer Jonathan Roxmouth chats about being back at the piano in the 20th anniversary production of A Handful of Keys.

By Eugene Yiga 15 Jul 2014 11:11

Celebrating 20 years of an iconic blend
Celebrating 20 years of an iconic blend

Most people will remember 2014 as the year that South Africa celebrated two decades of democracy, but it also happens to be a special year for a special wine.

By Eugene Yiga 26 Jun 2014 11:00

Lost and found
Lost and found

South African theatre luminary John Kani chats about writing and starring in his latest play.

By Eugene Yiga 23 Jun 2014 12:40

Cirque de la Symphonie back in SA
Cirque de la Symphonie back in SA

Following its sold-out debut in Johannesburg and Cape Town last year, Cirque de la Symphonie returns to South Africa with performances in Cape Town this weekend and Johannesburg next week.

By Eugene Yiga 19 Jun 2014 09:39

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