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Press release: “The one who sings” at The Baxter

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-11-30

SAMA award-winning artist Matthew Mole and Fleur du Cap winner Zolani Mahola “The one who sings”, join the stellar programme on 19 December 2021 and 30 January 2022 respectively.

Rachel’s Angels on VIA: Be inspired

Naomi Meyer, Ricardo Smart, Jerobiam Julies, Siziphiwe Dinwa, Khanyiso Jonas TV 2021-11-26

"Knowing that you have someone to turn to when experiencing personal struggles is the best act of kindness anyone could ask for. Mentorship can drastically transform a person’s life and, in turn, make a significant difference in South Africa."

Programme | UCT Summer School 2022 | Education is everywhere

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-11-24

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Summer School 2022 programme is designed to immerse you in new ideas, expert insight and creative thinking – to enlighten, entertain and inspire. While courses are available online, participants can also return to the annual university experience in 2022, with the opportunity to meet people from Cape Town’s diverse communities.

Press release: Cape Town City Ballet leaps into spring with vibrant season line-up

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-11-04

Cape Town City Ballet leaps into spring with a vibrant new programme that will put a spring in your step. The season will be presented at the Artscape Opera House from 6 until 13 November.

Press release: Constellations returns to Spier this summer with magical fireside encounters under a starry sky

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-11-04

Spier, in association with Third World Bunfight, presents the second iteration of Constellations, a multi-layered outdoor presentation that will take place from 25 November to 18 December 2021.

Press release: OOOTH releases Who cares what you think – Acoustic live DVD

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-11-02

OOOTH launched their full Who cares what you think – Acoustic album online and at the same time Jason Oosthuizen decided to take on another pay-it-forward initiative, this time to raise awareness for gender-based violence and farm murders in South Africa. On the night they managed to raise just over a quarter million rand for these two causes.

Press release: Luna Paige at Caffé Casanova

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-10-19

On Thursday evening 28 October 2021, Luna Paige invites residents from Stellenbosch and surrounds to come and enjoy a special concert inside this quaint Italian street café.

Schreiner Karoo Arts Festival press release: Deon Meyer to attend Cradock Arts Town project launch

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-10-19

Internationally popular writer Deon Meyer will take a break from filming next week for a flying visit to Cradock. His trip is timed for the launch of a new holistic arts town project which encompasses the Schreiner Karoo Writers Festival (SKWF) taking place on 22 and 23 October 2021.

Press release: The Baxter’s production of Nadia Davids’ latest play, Hold still, postponed to early 2022

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-10-11

The Baxter management regrets to advise that due to an illness (not COVID-19- related) with one of the cast members of its production of Nadia Davids’ latest play Hold still, it has been decided to postpone the season to early 2022.

Press release: World premiere of Nadia Davids’ latest play, Hold Still, opens at The Baxter this October

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-10-07

Acclaimed playwright Nadia Davids’ latest play, Hold Still, premieres at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, for a limited season, from 13 to 30 October.

Press release: Brand new solo piece from icon Lizz Meiring at The Drama Factory

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-10-07

In 2021 actress, director, writer, voice artist, producer and television presenter Lizz Meiring celebrates 50 years in the entertainment industry. Playing everything from Lady Macbeth to a "pop-up" toaster, Lizz has done it all.

Press release: Celebrating the art of African animation on a global stage at Cape Town International Animation Festival

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-09-23

Proudly presented by Animation SA, the ninth Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) takes place from 1 to 3 October online and in-person at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock.

Devilsdorp: Mystery and suspense cleverly maintained

Jessica Smith, Izak de Vries Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-08-04

"It was superbly put together. I would give Devilsdorp a ten out of ten on the psychometer."

Press release: Generation Africa film Zinder wins!

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-06-29

The Generation Africa film Zinder wins the Adiaha award for best documentary film by an African woman at the Encounters South African international documentary festival.

The Franschhoek Literary Festival is back!

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-06-18

"We’re inviting you to help secure the festival’s future by becoming an official FLF Member."

Press release: Joint South African première of I Am Here

LitNet Film 2021-06-04

These memories are depicted in 2D animation – an unusual medium for Holocaust flashbacks – which adds a nuanced innovation to the texture of Ella's stories.

Press release: Life and times of Michael K at The Baxter this June

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-06-02

The Baxter Theatre Centre is proud to announce its most ambitious and exciting production in recent years, the world premiere of Nobel Prize-winning author JM Coetzee’s Life and times of Michael K, adapted for the stage by Lara Foot, in collaboration with the Handspring Puppet Company.

Press release: South African International Ballet Competition at Artscape in July 2021

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-05-31

The SAIBC at the Artscape Opera House will be open to the public, with the competition taking place daily from Monday, 19 to Friday 23 July at 17h00, and on Saturday, 24, at 14h00, be followed by the closing performance and awards ceremony at 19h00.

Press release: Kiss of the Spider Woman at The Baxter from 5 to 19 June 2021

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-05-28

Booking is now open for the modern classic, Manuel Puig’s extraordinary play, Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by the multi-award-winning Sylvaine Strike, at The Baxter Golden Arrow Studio from 5 to 19 June 2021 at 7 pm, with Saturday matinees at 2 pm.

Press release: World premiere of The unlikely secret agent

LitNet Lifestyle and entertainment 2021-05-27

The world premiere of a new play by Paul du Toit, based on Ronnie Kasril's The unlikely secret agent, will be staged in Somerset West in June.