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Rising through the ranks: Q&A with new manager of The Fugard, Lamees Albertus
Rising through the ranks: Q&A with new manager of The Fugard, Lamees AlbertusArticle

As of 1 March 2020, Lamees Albertus will assume the role of general manager and producer of the iconic The Fugard Theatre in Cape Town. We go in touch to chat about her new promotion, plans for The Fugard and supporting the arts...

Ruth Cooper 10 hours ago

Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura Vincenti
Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura VincentiArticle

The eighth instalment of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair recently ran at the CTICC. We got in touch with Investec Cape Town Art Fair art fair director Laura Vincenti to find out what goes into putting on an event of this scale, cultivating a Pan-African dialogue and art trends for the year ahead...

Ruth Cooper 13 Feb 2020

Behind the steamy scenes of Love, The Sex Expo - Q&A with organiser Linda Guldemond
Behind the steamy scenes of Love, The Sex Expo - Q&A with organiser Linda GuldemondArticle

We got in touch with Love, The Sex Expo organiser Linda Guldemond to discuss what goes into organising an event of this nature, innovative developments in the sex-tech industry, sexual health and combating stigmas...

Ruth Cooper 4 Feb 2020

Q&A with new National Arts Festival CEO Monica Newton
Q&A with new National Arts Festival CEO Monica NewtonArticle

Earlier this month, it was announced that Monica Newton would be taking up the role of the new National Arts Festival CEO. We got in touch with her to chat about the evolution of the festival, future plans and how the arts can transform and uplift...

Ruth Cooper 19 Dec 2019

New concept restaurant Pilcrow and Cleaver opens in the Cape Town CBD
New concept restaurant Pilcrow and Cleaver opens in the Cape Town CBDArticle

An intriguing name and an intriguing concept. Say hello to the new Cape Town CBD restaurant Pilcrow and Cleaver! Brought to you by chef Judi Fourie, Pilcrow and Cleaver has forgone service staff and tipping and put the diner in direct contact with the chefs...

Ruth Cooper 18 Dec 2019

Spier Light Art - a unique way to usher in the festive season
Spier Light Art - a unique way to usher in the festive seasonArticle

A giant glowing intertwined ouroboros, a hypnotic wave of interactive light, a gravity-defying living room, all this and more can be seen at the Spier Light Art Festival at Spier Wine Farm from now till the 19 January 2020...

Ruth Cooper 10 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2019: LifestyleArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...

2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: The sophistication of canna culture - Q&A with KushKush founder Jo Hope
#EntrepreneurMonth: The sophistication of canna culture - Q&A with KushKush founder Jo HopeArticle

After seeing a gap in the South African market for elegantly-marketed and packaged cannabis-related products, Joanne Hope, a fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur, created KushKush - a female-centric cannabis-centred retail and content platform...

Ruth Cooper 14 Nov 2019

Dash Restaurant welcomes new chef and menu
Dash Restaurant welcomes new chef and menuArticle

Dash Restaurant and Bar at the Queen Victoria Hotel, at of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has a new chef and exciting new menu...

Ruth Cooper 4 Nov 2019

Catharina's at Steenberg reinvents as Tryn
Catharina's at Steenberg reinvents as TrynArticle

After 21 years as Catharina's the popular Steenberg restaurant has undergone a makeover and name change and emerges with a fresh, contemporary look and an exciting new menu...

Ruth Cooper 18 Oct 2019

TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine Valley
TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine ValleyArticle

TheLAB has opened one of their signature high-tech, eco-friendly guesthouses at the Rodendal Winery in Robertson...

Ruth Cooper 16 Oct 2019

Expert excess in William Kentridge's largest exhibition Why Should I Hesitate
Expert excess in William Kentridge's largest exhibition Why Should I HesitateArticle

William Kentridge's most major exhibition to date, Why Should I Hesitate, an expertly edited and curated showcase of one of SA's most iconic artists is now on show at the Zeitz MOCCA and Norval Foundation...

Ruth Cooper 29 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Khanyisile Mbongwa on curating with cure and care
#WomensMonth: Khanyisile Mbongwa on curating with cure and careArticle

Artist, sociologist and chief curator of the inaugural Stellenbosch Triennale, Khanyisile Mbongwa, chats to us about womxn in the arts, sustainability and how to curate with the theme of ''cure and care'' at the forefront...

Ruth Cooper 29 Aug 2019

How Majeka Kitchen is championing hyper-local produce
How Majeka Kitchen is championing hyper-local produceArticle

Boutique Stellenbosch hotel Majeka House and Spa recently rebranded its restaurant from Makaron to Majeka Kitchen and with Chef Lucas Carstens at the helm, it's putting a decided focus on showcasing the best in seasonal produce from some hyper-local Stellies farms...

Ruth Cooper 28 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: The rise and rise of Sho Madjozi
#WomensMonth: The rise and rise of Sho MadjoziArticle

Rapper, singer, songwriter and actress Sho Madjozi has been blazing a name for herself in the past few months. We got in touch for the tail-end of Women's Month to chat new sounds, equality in the industry and Ru Paul's Drag Race...

Ruth Cooper 28 Aug 2019

Boutique glamping at Africamps at Pat Busch
Boutique glamping at Africamps at Pat BuschArticle

With 10 boutique sites around South Africa, Africamps is surely leading the way when it comes to a glamping holiday in South Africa...

Ruth Cooper 21 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Microbiologist-turned-brewmaster Mandy Ryan
#WomensMonth: Microbiologist-turned-brewmaster Mandy RyanArticle

For Women's Month, we got in touch with Mandy Ryan, the brewing production team leader at SAB's Rosslyn Brewery in Pretoria...

Ruth Cooper 20 Aug 2019

Fact and fiction blur in Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Fact and fiction blur in Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in HollywoodArticle

Rumoured as Quentin Tarantino's last movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a (partially) based-on-true-events film surrounding infamous cult leader Charles Manson...

Ruth Cooper 15 Aug 2019

5 reasons to fall in love with The Lion King
5 reasons to fall in love with The Lion KingArticle

Chances are that if you grew up in South Africa in the '90s, Disney's The Lion King would have been embedded into your psyche. The iconic story and soundtrack playing backdrop to many movie- and slumber-party nights...

Ruth Cooper 5 Aug 2019

In Review: Pete Goffe-Wood's Viande at Grande Roche
In Review: Pete Goffe-Wood's Viande at Grande RocheArticle

Viande means meat in French and sumptuous, juicy, rich, indulgent nose-to-tail meat is exactly what you can expect when dining at Grade Roches's new restaurant Viande, which takes over from the fine dining Bosman in Paarl...

Ruth Cooper 22 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: Q&A with surfer Rosy Hodge on the ban of single-use plastic with #ProtectParadise
#CSIMonth: Q&A with surfer Rosy Hodge on the ban of single-use plastic with #ProtectParadiseArticle

South African international surfing champion and World Surf League commentator Rosy Hodge has partnered with #ProtectParadise, a global initiative that supported and led the change on the ban of single-use plastic in Indonesia...

Ruth Cooper 10 Jul 2019

Kinky Boots delivers with camp and heart
Kinky Boots delivers with camp and heartArticle

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre's production of Kinky Boots is a fast-paced, stiletto-strutting campy romp with a whole lot of heart at its core and a sweet message at the forefront...

Ruth Cooper 28 Jun 2019

Jeremy Loops chats new tour, Sama wins and self-awareness
Jeremy Loops chats new tour, Sama wins and self-awarenessArticle

After extensive touring overseas, Jeremy Loops and his band bring their Golden Waves Tour to seven cities around the country this July. We got in touch with Loops to chat about the new album, upcoming tour and recent Sama award...

Ruth Cooper 24 Jun 2019

Bold flavours at new Asian fusion restaurant YU
Bold flavours at new Asian fusion restaurant YUArticle

For a diverse selection of umami flavour bombs head to new Asian fusion restaurant YU, situated at The Onyx hotel in the Foreshore in Cape Town...

Ruth Cooper 21 Jun 2019

Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant
Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and RestaurantArticle

Cape Town has a new rooftop bar in town and you're gonna wanna check this one out. The Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant is housed in new boutique hotel Gorgeous George in St Georges Mall...

Ruth Cooper 7 Jun 2019

5 reasons why a trip through Africa on the romantic Rovos Rail should be on your bucket list
5 reasons why a trip through Africa on the romantic Rovos Rail should be on your bucket listArticle

There is something impossibly romantic about travelling by luxury 'steam' train across the country. The gentle rocking motion, the rhythmic click-clacking of the tracks and flash of diverse scenery seen through open windows from the comfort of your private cabin...

Ruth Cooper 30 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Q&A with photographer Mário Macilau
#AfricaMonth: Q&A with photographer Mário MacilauArticle

Award-winning Mozambican artist Mário Macilau will be exhibiting his solo show, titled Faith: Rituals, Spirit & Sea in collaboration with Ed Cross Fine Art in London, at Guns & Rain in Johannesburg...

Ruth Cooper 13 May 2019

Monster Jam delivers with flips, jumps, doughnuts, dust and methanol
Monster Jam delivers with flips, jumps, doughnuts, dust and methanolArticle

For those of you who don't know, Monster Jam is a bunch of very loud elaborately-themed trucks and cars with oversized wheels tearing around a dirt obstacle course - doing tricks for the crowd's applause...

Steve Erwin 2 May 2019

4 reasons to visit The Marine in Hermanus
4 reasons to visit The Marine in HermanusArticle

Hermanus is a such great getaway town. Just a two-hour drive from Cape Town, this small seaside village is known for its beautiful scenery, art scene, great seafood and, of course, excellent whale sightings in season.

Ruth Cooper 25 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travelArticle

For influencer marketing to continue to grow and perform, it needs to return to its roots of honesty and authenticity says iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins...

Ruth Cooper 23 Apr 2019

The 'Harvest Story of Creation' is wine pairing at its best
The 'Harvest Story of Creation' is wine pairing at its bestArticle

I've experienced my fair share of wine pairings, but the pairing at family-run Creation Wines in the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley delivers the best marriage of food and wine I have experienced yet...

Ruth Cooper 18 Apr 2019

Chicago delivers with sex, scandal and all that jazz
Chicago delivers with sex, scandal and all that jazzArticle

The South African production of the ever-popular award-winning Broadway and West End musical hit Chicago is currently razzle-dazzling at the Artscape in Cape Town till the 14 April, before shimmying on over to Montecasino's Teatro in Johannesburg from 20 April to 26 May 2019...

Ruth Cooper 22 Mar 2019

Cape Town welcomes first-ever pintxos bar
Cape Town welcomes first-ever pintxos barArticle

Sotano in Bree Street recently opened a pintxos bar serving elevated bar snacks for the after work crowd...

Ruth Cooper 15 Mar 2019

Womxn in Food - FOOD XX: Honouring the game changers and supporting the startups
Womxn in Food - FOOD XX: Honouring the game changers and supporting the startupsArticle

The inaugural Womxn in Food - FOOD XX Awards and Symposium took place at Jetty 5 at the V&A Waterfront on the 12 February 2019...

Ruth Cooper 26 Feb 2019

Diamond Thug on The Cure, cosmic wolfs and convos of the universe
Diamond Thug on The Cure, cosmic wolfs and convos of the universeArticle

Dreamy indie pop band Diamond Thug will be adding their unique celestial electronica/psychedelic-rock to the upcoming Rock On The Lawns lineup, alongside headliner English pop rock icons The Cure...

Ruth Cooper 18 Feb 2019

In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine
In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & VineArticle

Chef Matt Manning recently opened up his first official restaurant, Grub & Vine, a bistro-style eatery in the foodie mecca of the Mother City, aka Bree Street...

Ruth Cooper 22 Jan 2019

4 reasons to visit urban oasis Fairlawns
4 reasons to visit urban oasis FairlawnsArticle

Award-winning Johannesburg luxury boutique hotel and spa Fairlawns has many reasons to persuade you to visit, here are my top four...

Ruth Cooper 8 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2018: LifestyleArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

Jock Safari Lodge in Kruger relaunches
Jock Safari Lodge in Kruger relaunchesArticle

As of 1 November 2018, Jock Safari has made some significant changes to the two sections of their lodge; the main camp area and the family-friendly Fitzpatrick Lodge..

Ruth Cooper 4 Dec 2018

Chef Rikku Ò'Donnchü brings theatrical and interactive dining to the Winelands with new restaurant Gåte
Chef Rikku Ò'Donnchü brings theatrical and interactive dining to the Winelands with new restaurant GåteArticle

Calling all foodies, there's a new restaurant in town and you're gonna wanna make sure you make a booking...

Ruth Cooper 26 Nov 2018

Ash Heeger chats about Netflix cooking show The Final Table
Ash Heeger chats about Netflix cooking show The Final TableArticle

South African Chef Ash Heeger, of restaurant Riverine Rabbit, recently competed in Netflix's new cooking show, The Final Table...

Ruth Cooper 19 Nov 2018

Contemporary class at Luke Dale-Roberts' Salsify
Contemporary class at Luke Dale-Roberts' SalsifyArticle

Can Luke Dale-Roberts slow down already?! Not only content with establishing and being involved with the wildly successful Test Kitchen, Pot Luck Club, and Shortmarket Club, his most recent venture Salsify is yet another finger in the Cape Town culinary scene pie...

Ruth Cooper 16 Nov 2018

Bree Street welcomes new South American grill house Charango Barbacoa
Bree Street welcomes new South American grill house Charango BarbacoaArticle

The foodie hub of Cape Town aka Bree Street has welcomed yet another trendy eatery to its delicious strip. Charango Barbacoa is a contemporary South American-style grill house that looks to be a favourite amongst locals and tourists this summer...

Ruth Cooper 16 Nov 2018

5 Cape Town spots that offer gourmet picnic baskets
5 Cape Town spots that offer gourmet picnic basketsArticle

Sometimes you just want someone else to do the dirty work when it comes to selecting and packing your picnic basket, that's why we're giving you five top Cape Town restaurants and wine estates that offer readymade and packed gourmet picnic baskets for purchase on their premises...

Ruth Cooper 12 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather launches healthy food-delivery service
#EntrepreneurMonth: MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather launches healthy food-delivery serviceArticle

MasterChef SA season two winner and all-around local foodie celebrity Kamini Panther launched her new chef-inspired, healthy food delivery service FÜDY through Uber Eats at the beginning of this month...

Ruth Cooper 6 Nov 2018

Pierre Greeff on Liefde by die Dam's Cape Town debut
Pierre Greeff on Liefde by die Dam's Cape Town debutArticle

After three years of successful events in Joburg, Liefde by die Dam will be making its highly anticipated debut in Cape Town at the Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville on 17 November 2018...

Ruth Cooper 5 Nov 2018

Harbour House Constantia rebrands to The Restaurant @ The Nek with Chef Dylan Laity
Harbour House Constantia rebrands to The Restaurant @ The Nek with Chef Dylan LaityArticle

The historic Constantia Nek Restaurant used to be a rather sad place. I remember eating a particularly terrible toastie and soggy side salad in a dark and dingy interior and thinking what a pity it was, as the setting is so ideal for a truly great restaurant...

Ruth Cooper 5 Nov 2018

5 reasons to visit BOSJES
5 reasons to visit BOSJESArticle

Known and insta-famous for its iconic flowing wimple-shaped wedding chapel, BOSJES farm in the Breede Valley not only offers a dramatic venue and backdrop for weddings but also so much more...

Ruth Cooper 23 Oct 2018

David Tlale chats about his Nelson Mandela centenary celebration showcase
David Tlale chats about his Nelson Mandela centenary celebration showcaseArticle

Renowned fashion designer David Tlale showcased his biggest collection yet - a 100-model, 100-look runway, to celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela - at the recent AFI Joburg Fashion Week...

Ruth Cooper 15 Oct 2018

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