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[Ilva Pieterse] The 16th annual Pendoring Awards was a well-attended and elegantly presented celebratory evening to honour this year's deserving Afrikaans advertising industry, held at Vodaworld, Midrand, on Friday, 29 October 2010. Joe Public received the most recognition for its efforts this year, with a haul of four Gold and three Silver Pendorings but the Prestige Award went to Ogilvy Johannesburg for an Exclusive Books campaign.
[Ilva Pieterse] Wildlife and nature photographer Hannes Lochner recently embarked on a nationwide launch of his second book, Colours of the Kalahari. At the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank, Lochner shared some of his most treasured photographic experiences with guests at the Johannesburg launch on 20 August, 2010.
[Ilva Pieterse] I caught up with Dead Alphabet at Oppikoppi "Sexy.Crooked.Teeth" for a quick interview after their show. Friends since high-school, this local rock band is made up of: Adam Edwards on vocals and guitar; Justin Gent on drums; Hugh Hunt on bass guitar; and Phil Klawansky on guitar and Vocals. Here is what they had to say.
[Ilva Pieterse] I caught up with Die Tuindwergies at Oppikoppi "Sexy.Crooked.Teeth" for a quick interview after their show. A band of two sets of brothers, this musical outfit is consists of: lead singer and acoustic guitarist Pieter de Jager ("Die Kort Dwerg"); bassist Dawie de Jager ("Die Berg Dwerg"); drummer Jean Swiegers ("De Dwerg"); and lead guitarist Emile Swiegers ("Die Lang Dwerg"). Here is what they had to say.
[Ilva Pieterse] Anyone who's been suffering from post-World Cup blues should've made their way to the Oppikoppi Festival last weekend (6 to 8 August, 2010) where local love, amazing home-grown talent and a whole lot of gees made a farm near Northam, Limpopo, a beautiful and sparkling little planet of its own.
[Ilva Pieterse] Various members of the travel industry from all over the world gathered together at the Sandton Convention Centre on 7 July, 2010, to be a part of the 17th annual World Travel Awards (Africa and Indian Ocean) Ceremony.
[Ilva Pieterse] The new month started with a bang as Tanz Café officially opened its new venue in Fourways on Thursday, 1 July, 2010. Prime Circle helped draw the crowds in - although I don't think much urging was needed. Many loyal Tanz fans (from its rocking Bryanston days) were there as well as new.
[Ilva Pieterse] A new Musica Megastore in The Zone @ Rosebank opened last week showing the company's new vision for its retail outlets. The store is filled with CDs, DVDs, games, books, and accessories, and features live bands