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Duke takes Jive Cape Town Funny Festival online with #5SecondsOfFunny Challenge
Duke takes Jive Cape Town Funny Festival online with #5SecondsOfFunny ChallengeArticle

The Duke Group created the Jive #5SecondsOfFunny Challenge, taking some of Cape Town's best-loved comedians online for 30 days of short, sharp five-second comedy snippets...

Issued by Duke Advertising 22 May 2020

#SavannaVirtualComedyBar to provide some comic relief during #SALockdown
#SavannaVirtualComedyBar to provide some comic relief during #SALockdownArticle

Savanna Premium Cider's newly-launched #SavannaVirtualComedyBar is set to bring some much-needed comic relief during the Covid-19 nationwide lockdown. These comedy sessions will also be giving paid comedians a virtual stage to showcase their talent...

7 Apr 2020

What to watch at the 2020 Cape Town Comedy Fest
What to watch at the 2020 Cape Town Comedy FestArticle

The Cape Town International Comedy Festival (CTCF) will be held at the Artscape Theatre Centre in the Mother City from 1 to 8 March 2020. The CTCF will host 15 international artists alongside South Africa's funniest comedians...

21 Jan 2020

45 comedians to perform at 2020 Mother City Comedy Fest
45 comedians to perform at 2020 Mother City Comedy FestArticle

The Mother City Comedy Festival will make its return with more than 45 comedians performing in 40 shows at the Baxter Studio Theatre in Cape Town from 11 to 29 February...

17 Jan 2020

New alcohol-free Mindful Drinking Festival to launch in Cape Town
New alcohol-free Mindful Drinking Festival to launch in Cape TownArticle

The Mindful Drinking Festival will be held at the Kirstenbosch Stone Cottages in Newlands, Cape Town on 20 October 2019...

9 Oct 2019

Hot 91.9FM Comedy Jam on Saturday, 3 August 2019
Hot 91.9FM Comedy Jam on Saturday, 3 August 2019Article

Hot 91.9 FM and Real Comedy are proud to announce the first Hot 91.9FM Comedy Jam on Saturday, 3 August 2019 at Centre Court, Emperors Palace...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 28 Jun 2019

Nik Rabinowitz is dry but you can laugh though
Nik Rabinowitz is dry but you can laugh thoughArticle

Stand-up comedian Nik Rabinowitz is known for his clever wit and fast-paced routines. And so it was when we went to watch his latest show, Dry White currently showing at the Baxter until 12 January...

Juanita Pienaar 4 Jan 2019

Wavescape Festival unveils ocean-conscious lineup
Wavescape Festival unveils ocean-conscious lineupArticle

The Wavescape Festival will take place in Cape Town between 19 November and 9 December 2018...

6 Nov 2018

Barry Hilton, Marc Lottering and more join the Nelson Mandela Centenary Comedy Show
Barry Hilton, Marc Lottering and more join the Nelson Mandela Centenary Comedy ShowArticle

Barry Hilton, Chris Forrest, David Kau, Marc Lottering, Nik Rabinowitz, Riaad Moosa, and Tumi Morake will take the stage for the Nelson Mandela Centenary 2018: A Night to Remember Comedy Show...

5 Jul 2018

Gordon Ray and Jacques Burger of M&C Saatchi Abel.
M&C Saatchi Abel on the power of creativity to change the worldArticle

M&C Saatchi Abel's founding partner and ECD Gordon Ray shares the power of work "rich with local insight and executed with heart," while founding partner and chief executive Jacques Burger explains how M&C Saatchi Abel is motoring ahead in 2018...

Leigh Andrews 7 Mar 2018

Carel van Heerden (Finbond); Sbu Shabalala (AdaptIT); Mark Stevens (Fortress Income Fund); Lesetja Kganyago (Business Leader of the Year); Patrice Motsepe (Lifetime Achievement Award) - image credit: Sunday Times.
Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2017 winners announcedArticle

Reserve Bank governor, Lesetja Kganyago, Dr Patrice Motsepe, and Finbond Group take the accolades at 2017 Sunday Times Top 100 Company Awards...

8 Nov 2017

Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savings
Bold campaign shows how high fees are eating your retirement savingsArticle

10X Investments and Nik Rabinowitz are on a mission to #StopDaylightRobbery in the SA retirement fund industry...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 28 Jun 2017

No laughing matter: South Africans are losing 40% of retirement savings to high fees
No laughing matter: South Africans are losing 40% of retirement savings to high feesArticle

To highlight what amounts to daylight robbery, local fund manager 10X Investments has partnered with beloved comedian Nik Rabinowitz and ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 1 Feb 2017

The Baxter's festive season programme
The Baxter's festive season programmeArticle

The Baxter Theatre Centre has announced its festive season programme, which concludes with its annual New Year's Eve party.

13 Dec 2016

The 4th Annual Armchair Comedy Festival 2016
The 4th Annual Armchair Comedy Festival 2016Article

The 4th Annual Armchair Comedy Festival, in association with Fruit of the Loom, showcases performances by top, local comedians from 1 December-11 December 2016 at the Arm Chair Theater in Observatory, Cape Town.

28 Nov 2016

café Roux opens in Cape Town
café Roux opens in Cape TownArticle

Founded in Noordhoek 10 years ago, café Roux will open on Shortmarket street, Cape Town on 25 November.

21 Nov 2016

Pravin Gordhan announced Business Leader of the Year
Pravin Gordhan announced Business Leader of the YearArticle

The 2016 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards recognised Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as the Business Leader of the Year...

9 Nov 2016

Nik Rabinowitz stars in innovative green comedy show
Nik Rabinowitz stars in innovative green comedy showArticle

Comedy star Nik Rabinowitz, writing genii Tom Eaton and Darrel Bristow-Bovey, award-winning Broadway director Daniel Kutner, and legendary producer Sam Hendrikse, combine forces to bring you the modern world's first green comedy show...

10 Mar 2016

'Story Bosso' storytelling competition announces finalists
'Story Bosso' storytelling competition announces finalistsArticle

Nal'ibali has announced the 15 finalists in the 'Story Bosso' competition, selected from over 2000 stories from a full cross section of South African society...

3 Nov 2015

Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announced
Sunday Times Top Brands Conference, Top Brands Awards announcedArticle

The second annual Top Brands Conference, hosted by Times Media Events, in association with the Sunday Times was held in Sandton earlier this week. This was followed by the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards...

28 Aug 2015

The Cape Town Comedy Club announces Women's Month attractions
The Cape Town Comedy Club announces Women's Month attractionsArticle

The home of Cape Town comedy is back with another jam-packed week of comedy featuring South Africa's top comedians.

30 Jul 2015

Comedy at Bay Harbour Market for one night only
Comedy at Bay Harbour Market for one night onlyArticle

In aid of the Ambleside School of Hout Bay, Bay Harbour Market is hosting a one-night-only Winter Comedy Sessions fundraiser...

15 Jul 2015

Nando's presents The Long Bunfight to Freedom
Nando's presents The Long Bunfight to FreedomArticle

This year has been witness to the most extraordinary scenes of parliamentary disorder ever, with fists flying, insults exchanged, mass walkouts and the deployment of SWAT teams in the House.

22 Jun 2015

Stand Up For Junaid fundraiser
Stand Up For Junaid fundraiserArticle

The Cape Town Comedy Club and Marc Lottering, Stuart Taylor, Kurt Schoonraad and Nik Rabinowitz are to hold a show entitled Stand Up For Junaid to raise funds for five-year-old Junaid Arendse from Mitchells Plain at the Cape Town Comedy Club, The Pumphouse, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront on Monday, 22 June, 2015.

18 Jun 2015

Rabinowitz takes What the EFF? to the KNKK
Rabinowitz takes What the EFF? to the KNKKArticle

South African comedian Nik Rabinowitz is to present his new show, What the EFF?, at the KKNK in Oudtshoorn from 5 to 8 April, 2015. The show is a tongue-in-cheek look at the current state of affairs in South Africa.

25 Mar 2015

Gut-busting gags at Nando's Mass Hysteria
Gut-busting gags at Nando's Mass HysteriaArticle

If you don't have plans this weekend... actually, even if you do, scrap them, and make your way to the Artscape Opera House for the Nando's Mass Hysteria Comedy Parliament.

Sindy Peters 12 Sep 2014

Vote now in the Savanna Comic's Choice Awards
Vote now in the Savanna Comic's Choice AwardsArticle

The Savanna Comic's Choice Awards will take place at The Teatro at Montecasino, Joburg, on 2 August, 2014, and for the first time, the public will know before the show who'll be performing on the night.

15 Jul 2014

Funny Festival celebrates a decade
Funny Festival celebrates a decadeArticle

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Baxter Theatre this year, with a run that includes both local heavy weights and top international performers. The festival enjoys the support of the City of Cape Town, as the project has grown into a blue-chip event on the Mother City's winter event calendar.

6 May 2014

Only the finest Mzansi talent for I Love South Africa...
Only the finest Mzansi talent for I Love South Africa...Article

e.tv's new family game show, I Love South Africa, gives viewers an opportunity to explore and celebrate everything that makes us uniquely a rainbow nation. Hosted by the sassy Masechaba Lekalake, along with funnymen Mark Banks and Tats Nkozo, the show brings humour, wit and lots of patriotic pleasures.

Issued by e.tv 29 Apr 2014

Nik Rabinowitz StandUp
Nik Rabinowitz StandUpAudio

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.

5 Dec 2013

Taking a stand with Nik Rabinowitz
Taking a stand with Nik RabinowitzArticle

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.

Ruth Cooper 5 Dec 2013

Puppet Nation ZA aired this weekend
Puppet Nation ZA aired this weekendArticle

The new show, Puppet Nation ZA, aired on 9 November 2013 on StarOne, and will air every Saturday night, and rebroadcast on Sunday nights.

11 Nov 2013

Mafikizolo to headline Motlekar Holdings BBQ Awards
Mafikizolo to headline Motlekar Holdings BBQ AwardsArticle

On 25 October guests of the Motlekar Holdings BBQ Awards, one of South Africa's premier BBBEE awards ceremonies, are in for a fantastic entertainment treat.

Issued by Cape Media 27 Sep 2013

YOU Spectacular Awards announces finalists
YOU Spectacular Awards announces finalistsArticle

The finalists for the YOU Spectacular Awards lists have been released. The awards will be taking place later this month on 27 July 2013, at The Lyric, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg.

2 Jul 2013

Nakedly supporting Organ Donor Foundation
Nakedly supporting Organ Donor FoundationArticle

The Marie Claire Naked issue is now on sale and this year 41 celebrities joined the magazine in supporting the Organ Donor Foundation (ODF). Photographed by heart recipient Marguerite Oelofse, the collector's edition features some of South Africa's most prominent celebrities, sport stars and media personalities in the nude.

20 Feb 2013

2013 Up the Creek line-up announced
2013 Up the Creek line-up announcedArticle

The line-up for the Up the Creek Music Festival, from 31 January to 3 February, 2013, has been announced. There will be live music on three stages throughout the weekend: The 4th Street Main Stage, the MK river stage, and the late night Rolling Stone stage, as well as a new addition down at the river: the BOS acoustic river stage, which will be keeping things flowing between sets.

8 Jan 2013

Keeping You in Stitches
Keeping You in StitchesArticle

UCT Medical School celebrates its 100th anniversary with Keeping You in Stitches, a stand-up comedy show hosted by doctor-turned-comedian Riaad Moosa and featuring Conrad Koch, Kurt Schoonraad, Stuart Taylor, and other Cape Town performers.

Eugene Yiga 9 Nov 2012

Up the Creek line-up announced
Up the Creek line-up announcedArticle

The official line-up for the Up the Creek Music, to be held between 31 January and 3 February, 2013,has been announced.

5 Nov 2012

A side-splitting Stand and Deliver
A side-splitting Stand and DeliverArticle

If you haven't seen Nik Rabinowitz on YouTube or had a friend tell you: "You have to watch this guy, he's hilarious," then I'm not sure where you have been for the last two years. As the foremost Xhosa-speaking, Jewish comedian Nik brings something to the stage that is fresh and touches home.

Jordan Scott 30 Oct 2012

Comedy show part of CT Medical School's centenary celebrationsArticle

As part of the University of Cape Town Medical School's Centenary celebrations, Rondebosch Medical Centre will present a stand up comedy show called Keeping You in Stitches, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Saturday, 17 November 2012.

24 Oct 2012

Nik Rabinowitz ready to Stand and Deliver
Nik Rabinowitz ready to Stand and DeliverArticle

Stand and Deliver, the new show from comedian Nik Rabinowitz, is on at Cape Town's International Convention Centre on Saturday 27 October and Johannesburg's Lyric Theatre on Saturday 10 November. The show will also feature Tats Nkonzo (Breakthrough Comic of the Year) who plays guitar and sings some funny songs.

Eugene Yiga 23 Oct 2012

Bafunny Bafunny: Rings Of Fire Tour
Bafunny Bafunny: Rings Of Fire TourArticle

The team that features some of SA's funniest stand-up comedians is going for Gold at the 2012 Olympics of Funny with their "Rings of Fire" Tour, which will run in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban, beginning 11 October and ending on 11 November, 2012.

8 Oct 2012

Support Reach for a Dream at gala dinner in Western Cape
Support Reach for a Dream at gala dinner in Western CapeArticle

Reach for a Dream Western Cape will celebrate its 11th annual gala dinner fundraiser at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay on Saturday, 3 November 2012. Guests will be wined and dined and entertained by MC Michael Mol, comedian Nik Rabinowitz and the band Tuxedo. The students of the Aleit Academy will style the event.

27 Sep 2012

On and off the Bench
On and off the BenchArticle

Two petty thieves are planning one last job so that they can finally retire. But there's a twist on what could easily have turned into a rehash of every heist movie ever made. One of the guys starts having doubts about their latest scam. Can he go through with it or is it better for them to walk away?

Eugene Yiga 17 Sep 2012

Top comics booked for spring line-up at Emperors Palace
Top comics booked for spring line-up at Emperors PalaceArticle

Emperors Palace will be celebrate the arrival of spring with a line-up of some of South Africa's top comedy acts between 30 August and 30 September, 2012.

13 Aug 2012

You Spectacular nominees announced, new public vote category
You Spectacular nominees announced, new public vote categoryArticle

The list of nominees for You Spectacular has been released for the event that will be held at The Teatro at Montecasino, Fourways, Joburg, on Saturday, 28 July, 2012. This year the public will also vote in a new category: Favourite Comedian.

29 Jun 2012

Nominees for Comics Awards announced
Nominees for Comics Awards announcedArticle

The South African Comic's Choice Awards allows the majority of professional local comedians to register, vet each other and vote for who they believe should be honoured with one of six Waldo statuettes. The ceremony will be held at the Teatro, Montecasino in Johannesburg on 10 July 2012.

12 Jun 2012

Nominees announced for The 2nd Annual South African Comics Choice Awards
Nominees announced for The 2nd Annual South African Comics Choice AwardsArticle

The nominees for The 2nd Annual South African Comics Choice Awards 2012, to be held on 10 July at Teatro, Montecasino, Joburg, have been announced. It has also been announced that Joe Parker will receive a Lifetime Achiever Award.

11 Jun 2012

Adding aroma to Taste, diverse covers for Marie Claire
Adding aroma to Taste, diverse covers for Marie ClaireArticle

In interesting switches on the norm, Taste magazine from Woolworths has added the scent of cinnamon to its May 2012 cover and Marie Claire gets a makeover as six commentators each creates their own perfect cover for the magazine.

25 Apr 2012

Rabinowitz takes a stand, but delivery lacks punch line
Rabinowitz takes a stand, but delivery lacks punch lineArticle

I'm not sturvy when it comes to comedy, but Nik Rabinowitz' Stand and Deliver comedy show was rather droog. I'm probably one of many kinners in the audience that found it erg. And if you're not from Cape Town, or you haven't befriended anyone who understands the Cape Coloured lingo, that intro's probably lost on you. It's how I felt at the opening show last night - I was unable to relate to most of Rabinowitz' material.

Sindy Peters 15 Dec 2011

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