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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

Up the Creek goes online with relief show
Up the Creek goes online with relief showArticle

Up the Creek has joined forces with some key players in the industry to put together an online show on Saturday 6 June to raise much needed funds for the events industry...

22 May 2020

The launch of the world's first live donations platform to help artists earn during lockdown
The launch of the world's first live donations platform to help artists earn during lockdownArticle

A live donations platform harnessing QR technology has been launched in South Africa to help performers and music artists generate income while live streaming...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 20 Apr 2020

Naked Insurance launches a performance series on Instagram Live
Naked Insurance launches a performance series on Instagram LiveArticle

In light of the recent Covid-19 outbreak around the country, Naked Insurance has offered a solution to all those postponed and cancelled concerts and performances...

25 Mar 2020

Queen Sono cast at the SA premiere. Image supplied.
Local stars celebrate Africa's first script-to-screen Netflix Original series, Queen SonoArticle

Africa's first script-to-screen Netflix Original series, Queen Sono, celebrated the first-ever South African premiere at the Johannesburg Theatre...

2 Mar 2020

More than 30 comedians to perform at 2020 Johannesburg International Comedy Fest
More than 30 comedians to perform at 2020 Johannesburg International Comedy FestArticle

The Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF) has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The fourth Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF) will be held in Braamfontein from 15 to 18 April...

21 Feb 2020

Francois van Coke, Shortstraw, WONDERboom and more announced for Up the Creek 2020
Francois van Coke, Shortstraw, WONDERboom and more announced for Up the Creek 2020Article

The third batch of artists has been announced for the 30th Up the Creek festival which will be held at the Breede River outside of Swellendam from 6 to 9 February 2020...

26 Nov 2019

How the National Arts Fest develops SA's young artists
How the National Arts Fest develops SA's young artistsArticle

In celebration of #YouthMonth, the National Arts Festival (NAF) has outlined how its youth-focused platforms assist in developing the country's artists. The National Arts Festival is on from 27 June to 7 July 2019 in the Eastern Cape town of Makhanda, formerly Grahamstown...

13 Jun 2019

Queen Sono.
Netflix begins production on its first African original seriesArticle

Netflix has started production on its first original African series, Queen Sono, an action-packed spy thriller...

10 Jun 2019

National Arts Fest's main programme released
National Arts Fest's main programme releasedArticle

The lineup for the main programme of the National Arts Festival has been unveiled. The annual arts festival will be held in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) from 27 June to 7 July 2019...

24 Apr 2019

And the nominees for the 54th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards are...
And the nominees for the 54th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards are...Article

The nominees of the 54th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards have been announced. This year's ceremony will take place at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town on Sunday, 10 March 2019...

5 Feb 2019

SA's best jesters to return for Jesters in the Park - Season 2
SA's best jesters to return for Jesters in the Park - Season 2Article

Jesters in the Park will be held at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre in Wynberg, Cape Town from 31 January-2 February 2019.

15 Jan 2019

What's on stage at the 2019 Maynardville Open-Air Festival
What's on stage at the 2019 Maynardville Open-Air FestivalArticle

The Maynardville Open-Air Festival will once again showcase classically inspired shows over the course of three months at the Maynardville Open Air Theatre in Maynardville Park, Cape Town...

12 Nov 2018

Splash, Department of Water and Sanitation mascot. © screenshot, @DWS_RSA via Twitter.
South Africa's #SaveWater mascot Splash is scarier than the droughtArticle

While the City of Cape Town is using apps, Twitter campaigns and Mmusi Maimane's bucket delegation skills to remind South Africans to save water, the nation's Department of Water and Sanitation is taking a - ahem - different approach...

Andy Walker 19 Feb 2018

Comedy at the Maynardville Open-Air Festival
Comedy at the Maynardville Open-Air FestivalArticle

Jesters in the Park will be on at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre in Wynberg, Cape Town from Wednesday, 31 January to Saturday, 3 February 2018. The show will form part of the Maynardville Open-Air Festival.

18 Jan 2018

Maynardville Open-Air Festival expands
Maynardville Open-Air Festival expandsArticle

From 18 January to 3 March 2018, Cape Town's annual Maynardville Open-Air Festival will showcase a season of symphony, ballet, comedy and more weaving elements of Shakespeare into a selection of shows.

14 Dec 2017

Cape Town Comedy Club announces December line-up
Cape Town Comedy Club announces December line-upArticle

On Friday, 15 December 2017, the Cape Town Comedy Club will feature comedians, Vittorio Leonardi (Johannesburg), Brent Palmer, Carl Weber and Melt Sieberhagen as emcee.

11 Dec 2017

Wavescape unveils female-centric line-up
Wavescape unveils female-centric line-upArticle

This year, the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will focus on women in its ocean-conscious event line-up. From 20 November to 10 December 2017, Wavescape will showcase the talents of female scientists, artists, photographers, and activists who use the ocean as their muse to advocate change

15 Nov 2017

Famous Last Words to conclude at Emperors Palace
Famous Last Words to conclude at Emperors PalaceArticle

The Comedy Central Famous Last Words charity gala event will be held at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on 4 October 2017.

14 Sep 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Van Der Merwe, Dunkirk, Nina Simone and Goya
#OnTheBigScreen: Van Der Merwe, Dunkirk, Nina Simone and GoyaArticle

This week real life is transformed into reel entertainment on the big screen with; Dunkirk, Van Der Merwe, Nina, Viceroy's House and Goya - Visions of Flesh and Blood.

Daniel Dercksen 27 Jul 2017

Ten reasons to get to the National Arts Festival
Ten reasons to get to the National Arts FestivalArticle

Looking for a reason to attend the 2017 National Arts Festival, happening from Thursday, 29 June 2017 - Sunday, 9 July 2017 in Grahamstown? Well here's ten!

9 Jun 2017

52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards nominees announced
52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards nominees announcedArticle

The 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards has announced this year's nominees, with the ceremony to take place on Sunday, 19 March, at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town.

14 Feb 2017

Rob van Vuuren stars in The Brave Cartel's content for Hellmann's
Rob van Vuuren stars in The Brave Cartel's content for Hellmann'sVideo

When digital agency Liquorice and their client, Unilever, wanted to create a fun, entertaining way to teach food lovers about better burger-making, they approached The Brave Cartel.

7 Feb 2017

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

The Savanna Comics' Choice Awards winners
The Savanna Comics' Choice Awards winnersArticle

Ten South African comedians were awarded a Waldo statuette at the sixth Savanna Comics' Awards on 1 September 2016.

6 Sep 2016

Cape Town Fringe's 2016 programme announced
Cape Town Fringe's 2016 programme announcedArticle

From fresh, edgy works to crowd-pleasers, the Cape Town Fringe's 2016 programme is jammed with theatre, music, physical performances, comedy and family fare in a 17-day theatre binge from the 22 September-8 October.

18 Aug 2016

Fringe stages acts at Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies
Fringe stages acts at Superbalist is Rocking the DaisiesArticle

Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies, set to take place from 6-9 October 2016 at Cloof Wine Estate, Darling, has added a lineup for The Lemon Tree Theatre, Bridges for Music Stage and the Hemp Stage.

8 Aug 2016

Thabo Kgaphola, one of the five finalists
2016 Savanna Newcomer Award finalistsArticle

Five South Africans have been nominated for the 2016 Savanna Newcomer Award. The winner will be announced at the sixth Annual South African Comics' Choice Awards on 3 September at the Teatro at Montecasino...

18 Jul 2016

Savanna Comics' Choice Awards returns
Savanna Comics' Choice Awards returnsArticle

The Savanna Comics' Choice Awards returns on 9 May, 2016, and is presenting the First Laughter Bank.

16 Mar 2016

Discop Africa launches Meet Your Stars
Discop Africa launches Meet Your StarsArticle

Alongside Discop Africa, the pan-African multiplatform television industry gathering being held at Sandton Convention Centre from 4-6 November 2015, is the newly launched 'Meet Your Stars'...

16 Oct 2015

Chaeli & the 'Kili' Climbers to conquer Kilimanjaro
Chaeli & the 'Kili' Climbers to conquer KilimanjaroArticle

Michaela Mycroft, aka Chaeli, has Cerebral Palsy and a degenerative neuropathy. This, however, has not stopped her from achieving great things thus far. Chaeli will embark on an incredible adventure by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro...

21 Aug 2015

[#WomenInBiz] Comedy Queen Nina Hastie
[#WomenInBiz] Comedy Queen Nina HastieArticle

Comedian Nina Hastie, one of five women nominated for the Savanna Comic's Choice Awards, chats about the forthcoming awards, Women's Month...

Ruth Cooper 6 Aug 2015

The Sound On Screen Music Film Festival
The Sound On Screen Music Film FestivalArticle

The Sound On Screen Music Film Festival will be held from 31 July to 2 August, 2015, at the Labia Theatre, 68 Orange Street, Cape Town.

24 Jul 2015

Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announced
Savanna Comics' Choice Awards nominees announcedArticle

The nominees for the nine categories in The 5th Annual Savanna Comics' Choice Awards, which are awarded by comedians on their peers, have been announced.

2 Jul 2015

The future is mobile, and the future is happening right now
The future is mobile, and the future is happening right nowArticle

This week Tuesday, a hundred of Cape Town's tech savvy digital marketers attended the second edition of Online Tuesday South Africa at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel...

Issued by Incubeta 12 Jun 2015

Carbon Films' Bruno Bossi directs a song and dance for Savanna
Carbon Films' Bruno Bossi directs a song and dance for SavannaArticle

Picture a musical with two rival gangs led by Rob van Vuuren and Kagiso, two of South Africa's best funny guys, each extolling the virtues of the new Savanna bottle...

Issued by Carbon Films 20 May 2015

The Cape Town Comedy Strip launches
The Cape Town Comedy Strip launchesArticle

The Cape Town Comedy Strip, an idea of Mamello 'Mum-z' Mokoena, has been launched on Cape Town's famous Long Street. The Strip is a hub of different venues on Upper Long Street, hosting stand-up comedy evenings on different nights of the week and will feature local and international comedians.

9 Apr 2015

Record attendance at Cape Town 10s
Record attendance at Cape Town 10sArticle

The recent takealot.com Cape Town 10s rugby tournament attracting record numbers featured a cameo performance by Stormers captain and South African Rugby Player of the Year, Duane Vermeulen, who joined Kurt Darren for a special rendition of Kaptein...

16 Feb 2015

takealot.com names team for Cape Town 10s
takealot.com names team for Cape Town 10sArticle

takealot.com, the headline sponsor for the Cape Town 10s, 2015, has named its media and celebrity team, which will be participating in the tournament.

4 Dec 2014

Rocking the Daisies full line-up
Rocking the Daisies full line-upArticle

The full-line up of Rocking The Daisies festival, which will be held from 2 to 5 October, 2014, at the Cloof Wine Estate in Darling, Western Cape has been announced.

2 Sep 2014

Week-long birthday bash at the Kalk Bay Theatre
Week-long birthday bash at the Kalk Bay TheatreArticle

Kalk Bay Theatre celebrates its 10th birthday from 11 to 15 March with a week of one-off performances from some of South Africa's top artists.

3 Mar 2014

Nominees for the 49th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announced
Nominees for the 49th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announcedArticle

The nominees for the prestigious 49th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards have been announced. Prizes will be presented to the winners at a glamorous event that will be held at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town on Sunday 16 March at 6pm.

25 Feb 2014

Baxter Theatre tops award nominations
Baxter Theatre tops award nominationsArticle

The 49th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards take place on Sunday 16 March. The Baxter Theatre (this year's host) received 30 nominations:

Eugene Yiga 25 Feb 2014

Local production company makes global comedy video competition finals
Local production company makes global comedy video competition finalsArticle

Cape Town production company Comedy On Air is a finalist in the global comedy competition 'America Meet World'. (video)

8 Jan 2014

Surfboard sold for R55k in charity auction
Surfboard sold for R55k in charity auctionArticle

One of SA's foremost satirical artists, Brett Murray, received the highest bid of the night at the Wavescape Art Board Charity Auction held in Woodstock, Cape Town recently. Selling for R55 000, it broke record highs for any board sold at the surfing festival auction in the last decade.

12 Dec 2013

Ray-Ban hosts OneSight Acoustics
Ray-Ban hosts OneSight AcousticsArticle

Ray-Ban will be hosting OneSight Acoustics at the Backsberg Wine Estate near Paarl in the Western Cape on Saturday, 23 November to raise money which will go towards the annual vision clinics hosted in South Africa.

20 Nov 2013

Rocking the Daisies 2013 line-up announced
Rocking the Daisies 2013 line-up announcedArticle

On the heels of an internationally recognised and sold-out 2012 festival, Rocking the Daisies announces another stellar 2013 line-up featuring four days of acts across seven official stages.

30 Aug 2013

Top English productions feature at Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival
Top English productions feature at Clover Aardklop National Arts FestivalArticle

The English productions on offer at this year's Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival, held in Potchefstroom, are all highly acclaimed and award-winning shows.

21 Aug 2013

Nominees announced for 2013 Comic's Choice Awards
Nominees announced for 2013 Comic's Choice AwardsArticle

South Africa's comedians have voted, and the nominees in each category have been selected for the 3rd Annual South African Comic's Choice Awards. Now winning a prestigious Waldo is no longer a dream, but a one in four chance for each nominee.

19 Jul 2013

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