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20 ways to keep busy and sane during the Coronavirus lockdown
20 ways to keep busy and sane during the Coronavirus lockdown

South Africa is about to enter a 21-day lockdown in response to the growing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. Everyone will be staying at home during this time - which may be lead to some boredom, frustration and even some cabin fever...

By Chris Cilliers 1 day ago

SA's entertainment industry is finding novel ways to stay afloat amid the escalation of Covid-19
SA's entertainment industry is finding novel ways to stay afloat amid the escalation of Covid-19

Our entertainment industry is nothing if not resilient, Texx and the City's editor Tecla Ciolfi takes a look at some of the ways musicians are rising to the occasion as Covid-19 takes root in SA...

By Tecla Ciolfi 2 days ago

Behind the scenes of the award-wining SA sci-fi/horror film 'Fried Barry' - Q&A with director Ryan Kruger
Behind the scenes of the award-wining SA sci-fi/horror film 'Fried Barry' - Q&A with director Ryan Kruger

Celebrated music director Ryan Kruger's first full-length feature film, Fried Barry has been winning over both local and international critics and fans alike. We got in touch with director Ryan Kruger to chat inspiration, improvisation and cult followings...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Mar 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'I Still Believe'
#OnTheBigScreen: 'I Still Believe'

There is only one film released in South African cinemas, this week, I Still Believe. A Quiet Place Part II and Military Wives will not be released due the international coronavirus pandemic...

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Scorpion Kings Live moves to August
#CoronavirusSA: Scorpion Kings Live moves to August

Given the recent declaration of a state of disaster due to the Covid-19 coronavirus, the Scorpion Kings Live concert has been postponed until 9 August 2020...

20 Mar 2020

Make Ocean Eleven luxury guesthouse your Hermanus homebase
Make Ocean Eleven luxury guesthouse your Hermanus homebase

Perched beside the calm Hermanus sea, you're guaranteed an ocean view and the sound of seabirds calling, as well as the promise of whale-sighting depending on the time of year, as Hermanus is known to offer the best land-based whale-watching in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2020

Botswana's 'Okavango' picks up 5 New York Cinematography Awards
Botswana's 'Okavango' picks up 5 New York Cinematography Awards

Dereck and Beverly Joubert recently picked up five 2020 New York Cinematography Awards (NYCA) for their film, Okavango...

20 Mar 2020

Puma's Day Zero collection harnesses sustainable textile technologies
Puma's Day Zero collection harnesses sustainable textile technologies

Sportswear brand Puma has teamed up with the BA Fashion course at London-based design school Central Saint Martins to explore more sustainable technologies in textile manufacturing...

19 Mar 2020

How to plan your workout recovery
How to plan your workout recovery

Workout recovery is an important part of any exercise plan, and renowned personal trainer Majed Al Hamad explains how and why to take your recovery seriously...

Issued by Monetary Library 19 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: How Ster-Kinekor is taking precautions at its cinemas
#CoronavirusSA: How Ster-Kinekor is taking precautions at its cinemas

Ster-Kinekor has announced that it has undertaken a number of safety precautions in light of the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

19 Mar 2020

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Covid-19 regulations limit alcohol sale hours

Government gazetted regulations on the national state of disaster have directed that taverns, restaurants and clubs must be closed by 6pm...

19 Mar 2020

Surviving the Covid-19 outbreak: there's hope for humanity
Surviving the Covid-19 outbreak: there's hope for humanity

Amidst the panic and fear spread across the globe of the coronavirus pandemic, news outlets across the world have shared stories of hope and encouragement...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2020

Hitting the suite spot
Hitting the suite spot

Home* Suite Hotels launches Seductive Sojourns with Dr Eve...

Issued by Adverb 19 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Castle Lite Unlocks ft Cardi B is postponed
#CoronavirusSA: Castle Lite Unlocks ft Cardi B is postponed

Castle Lite Unlocks has been postponed due to the Covid-19 coronavirus. The hip-hop music event was scheduled to take place at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 12 June 2020...

19 Mar 2020

Savour Hemel-en-Aarde's harmoniously matched food and wine at Creation Wine Estate
Savour Hemel-en-Aarde's harmoniously matched food and wine at Creation Wine Estate

Hermanus is known as a whale-watcher's haven, but wine-lovers have ample reason to visit this sleepy hollow on the Walker Bay Wine Route, starting with Creation Wine Estate in the heavenly Hemel-en-Aarde Valley...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Mar 2020

Masterclass unpacks ethics of sustainability within African fashion
Masterclass unpacks ethics of sustainability within African fashion

The first in a series of masterclasses held by AFI tackled the topic of sustainability in the local fashion industry...

18 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: 2020 National Arts Fest to go virtual
#CoronavirusSA: 2020 National Arts Fest to go virtual

The National Arts Festival will go virtual from 25 June to 5 July 2020. The festival will move into the digital realm in light of the coronavirus pandemic and President Cyril Ramaphosa's subsequent declaration of a state of disaster...

18 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Last 3 Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts postponed
#CoronavirusSA: Last 3 Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts postponed

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts has postponed its last three shows after President Cyril Ramphosa declared the coronavirus or Covid-19 a national disaster...

17 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: New dates announced for 2020 Splashy Fen
#CoronavirusSA: New dates announced for 2020 Splashy Fen

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak Splashy Fen 2020 has made the decision to postpone the festival till September 2020. The 2020 festival will now take place from 23 - 27 September...

17 Mar 2020

2020 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival winners announced
2020 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival winners announced

The 2020 Zabalaza Theatre Festival winners were announced on Saturday, 14 March at an award ceremony held at The Baxter...

17 Mar 2020

The Dark Kitchen introduces JHB to a virtual, delivery-only restaurant
The Dark Kitchen introduces JHB to a virtual, delivery-only restaurant

Veteran restaurateur Larry Hodes - the owner of Calexico at 44 Stanley, Arbour Café and Voodoo Lily - is introducing South Africa to a virtual, cloud and delivery-only restaurant, The Dark Kitchen...

17 Mar 2020

Taste liquidates Domino's Pizza business in South Africa
Taste liquidates Domino's Pizza business in South Africa

Taste Holdings has announced that it will voluntarily liquidate Domino's Pizza, following its failure to find a buyer for the pizza chain...

16 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Cannabis Expo postpones CT event
#CoronavirusSA: Cannabis Expo postpones CT event

The Cannabis Expo Cape Town has been postponed after President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster in South Africa in light of the coronavirus or Covid-19. The expo was scheduled to take place from 19 to 22 March 2020; a new date will be announced in due course...

16 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: Cape Town Carnival cancelled
#CoronavirusSA: Cape Town Carnival cancelled

The Cape Town Carnival - which was set to take place on 21 March 2020 - has been cancelled following President Cyril Ramaphosa's declaration of a state of disaster in light of the coronavirus. Government has banned gatherings of more than 100 people...

16 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusSA: CT Jazz Fest postponed
#CoronavirusSA: CT Jazz Fest postponed

The organiser of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, espAfrika, has announced that the festival has been postponed for the foreseeable future, as a public health precautionary measure amid coronavirus concerns.

16 Mar 2020

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The effect of the coronavirus outbreak on the sports and entertainment industry and thus sponsorship

Judith Mugeni from Ganizani Consulting shares her thoughts on the effect of the Covid-19/coronavirus outbreak on the sports and entertainment industry and how this affects sponsorship...

By Judith Mugeni 13 Mar 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Emma', 'Bloodshot' and 'Moffie'
#OnTheBigScreen: 'Emma', 'Bloodshot' and 'Moffie'

Films opening at cinemas in South Africa, this week, include a Jane Austen adaptation starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Emma; Cape Town-born David SF Wilson's feature film directorial debut, which stars Vin Diesel, Bloodshot; a new film from Clint Eastwood, Richard Jewell; and Oliver Hermanus's exploration of gay life in the South African military in the 1980s, Moffie...

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Mar 2020

Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.
Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.

A new global plant-based food collective, called The Livekindly Co., launched in New York and has joined forces with The Fry Family Food Co...

12 Mar 2020

Africa's Premier Social Football League returns
Africa's Premier Social Football League returns

Having launched as Castle Africa 5s in 2018, Africa's Premier Social Football League makes an impactful return for the third successive year...

Issued by MSports 12 Mar 2020

The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth
The canna revolution - Q&A with Cannabis Expo director Silas Howarth

The Cannabis Expo has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Cannabis Expo returns to Cape Town from 19 to 22 March 2020 at GrandWest. We got in touch with expo director Silas Howarth to find out what goes into putting on an event of this nature, shifting stigmas, advice for budding entrepreneurs and CBD trends...

By Ruth Cooper 12 Mar 2020

It's time to Explore More!
It's time to Explore More!

City Lodge Hotel Group has launched Explore More, a month-long promotion valid from 18 March to 3 May 2020 (inclusive), in which guests can save up to 40% on their stay...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 12 Mar 2020

Global artist Raine Tauber's top 5 runway make-up trends
Global artist Raine Tauber's top 5 runway make-up trends

Raine Tauber, global make-up artist and talent director at creative talent agency LMDA, will once again spearhead the make-up artist team at the AFI Fashion Week in Cape Town...

11 Mar 2020

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