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Nicholas Spagnoletti wins Olive Schreiner Prize

2012-06-13 Nicholas Spagnoletti has been awarded the Olive Schreiner Prize for Drama for his play London Road

OppiKoppi 18: your Sweet\Thing

Steyn du Toit 2012-06-13 It is almost time for this year's Oppikoppi festival again. The theme for this year is Sweet\Thing. Some of the international bands that will be performing include The Eagles of Death Metal, Bullet for my Valentine and Enter Shikari. Steyn du Toit asked organisers, Hilltop Live, what else festivalgoers can expect. 

The Voice of Youth Launches at The Assembly

2012-06-11 Glossy youth culture magazine, LIVE, is holding an event to coincide with the launch of their new mobile site. 

Melanie Cleary's latest exhibition, New Year’s Day, opens at The Photographers Gallery za

Steyn du Toit, Melanie Cleary 2012-06-11 Melanie Cleary's latest exhibition, New Year’s Day, consists of photos taken during the annual New Year's gathering on Durban North Beach.

PHFAT releases music video for Kill the Universe

Steyn du Toit, PHFAT 2012-06-07 PHFAT just released a brand-new music video for the song, Kill the Universe. In this interview with LitNet Mike from the band talks third-party powers, a new range of t-shirts, and that elusive debut album. 

Cape Town Edge set to rock Grahamstown

Steyn du Toit, Jon Keevy 2012-06-05 The pioneering Cape Town Edge is back at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown from 28 June to 8 July. Jon Keevy, the company coordinator and marketing manager, tells Steyn du Toit what festivalgoers can look forward to.

Asleep in Transit gives away debut EP for free

Steyn du Toit, Asleep in Transit 2012-06-05 Asleep in Transit, an exciting new band from Durban, just released their debut EP for free. In this interview with Steyn du Toit, they explain this very clever marketing move.

Klankbeeld / sound image: Debussy’s 12 préludes in paint

2012-06-05 Klankbeeld / sound image is inspired by impressionist composer Claude Debussy’s (1862–1918) 12 préludes in his Premier Livre (1910) and consists of 12 works each by Clare Menck and Anthea Delmotte. The exhibition ends 8 June 2012.

Jam-packed youth programme at Artscape during Youth Month

2012-06-04 Artscape offers an exciting talent mix at this year’s Youth Month celebrations ranging from musical drama to a disability career expo. 

Glaskas spog met nuwe CD en musiekvideo

Steyn du Toit, Glaskas 2012-06-01 Glaskas het pas die eerste musiekvideo vir Menslik uitgereik. Hulle gesels met Steyn du Toit oor wat aanhangers van die nuwe CD, Verganklik en afhanklik, kan verwag.

The Cape Town #TBDZA Twitter Blanket Drive South Africa a huge success

2012-06-01 As the country prepares to beat the winter chill, Capetonians and people from all over SA opened up their hearts to add warmth to those less fortunate, in the National Twitter Blanket Drive South Africa, #TBDZA, held at the Hilton Cape Town City Centre Hotel on Saturday 26 May 2012.

iHAMLET: Shakespeare's longest play in 60 minutes

Steyn du Toit, Jade Bowers 2012-06-01 After a very succesful run in Johannesburg, the critically acclaimed production of iHAMLET – starring Ashraf Johaardien – is heading for Cape Town. Jade Bowers, the play's director and designer talks about condensing Shakespeare's longest play into one hour.

Artscape Women’s Festival 2012 coming up

2012-05-30

Artscape is celebrating its sixth Women’s Arts Week from 8 to 11 August at the Artscape Theatre Centre with the theme Humanity.

 

Boesman and Lena comes to Sandton

2012-05-23 Daphne Kuhn presents Athol Fugard’s classic SA masterpiece Boesman and Lena from 29 May to 30 June at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square.

Soweto Theatre launches

2012-05-23 At long last, the much-anticipated Soweto Theatre is ready for action. Read more about the launch and all the current productions visitors are able to see there.

SMAC Art Gallery presents Collection 16

2012-05-21

SMAC Art Gallery's latest exhibition, Collection 16, is a group exhibition of recent and older work by 16 leading artists with various backgrounds and modes of production. Click here to read more about it.


In Retrospect: Launch of a Visual Arts Catalogue by Artscape

2012-05-16 With the celebration of Africa Day on 25 May, Ms Mlandu, Ms Marlene le Roux, Director of Artscape’s Audience Development and Education and their colleagues, will launch the In Retrospect Visual Arts Catalogue on 24 May at the Artscape Theatre Centre. Click here to read more.

Cape Town Opera stages La Bohème at Artscape

Steyn du Toit, Lesley Liddle 2012-05-03

Cape Town Opera stages both operas and concerts in South Africa and abroad. Their latest production, La Bohème, can be seen until 16 May. Click here to read an interview with CTO's Lesley Liddle.


The 8th annual South African Horrorfest

2012-04-26 The 8th annual South African Horrorfest will bring the house down at the Labia Theatre, Cape Town across Halloween season! (24 Oct - 2 Nov 2012)  
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