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Buck – A subtle life lesson

Reney Warrington 2012-01-17 Buck (short for Buckshot) Brannaman is the real horse whisperer. The oke Robert Redford phoned.

Traditional hatred

Christina Engela Opinion 2012-01-17

 What an interesting holiday season this has been! Three weeks went by so fast that I once again find myself writing the first article for the new year!

Oepse Daisy recommended for those with itchy feet

Justin Fox 2012-01-16  This new collection of 27 travel sketches takes us on a journey around the globe with master raconteur Johan Bakkes.

Sculpting the Earth eye-catching and soothing

Jenna Burchell 2012-01-13  Jenna Burchell reads Strijdom van der Merwe's new book, Sculpting the Earth

NB wins Gourmand World Cookbook Awards | NB wen Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

2012-01-13  NB Publishers is proud to announce that three of our cookbooks won in their respective categories (in South Africa) in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2011.

NB-Uitgewers is trots om aan te kondig dat drie van ons kookboeke in hul onderskeie afdelings (in Suid-Afrika) in die Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2011 gewen het.

Exhibition: Tjorts! / Cheers!

2012-01-12  An exhibition of drawings in dialogue around a poem by Danie Marais

Occasions in demand

Susina Jooste 2011-12-15 The huge number of varieties and ingredients on supermarket shelves has changed our eating habits. Fresh salads, herbs and vegetables jostle for space with many local and exotic ingredients. Dishes that appear on our family tables and when we entertain  ...

Top 11 2011: Christina Engela's list of events concerning the LGBTI community

Christina Engela Lifestyle and entertainment 2011-12-15

This is a list of the top 11 events concerning to LGBTI people in SA in 2011. It has been compiled by Christina Engela, a trans-woman who lives in the sunny South African city of Port Elizabeth (known as the Windy City) – a tourist haven with an ...

Top stories from The Pink Tongue

Gary de Klerk Lifestyle and entertainment 2011-12-13

This list has been compiled by Gary de Klerk, editor of The Pink Tongue. The Pink Tongue is Independent Newspapers’ community newspaper for and about South Africa’s gay community. It was launched in 2007 and is a free monthly community ...

Dance for All students head for the USA

Philip Boyd, Steyn du Toit 2011-12-07 Four Dance for All (DFA) students have been invited to attend dance workshops in San Francisco and New Jersey this month (December 2011). The CEO of DFA, Philip Boyd, chats to Steyn du Toit about this exciting opportunity.

A Shot at the Big Time

Janet van Eeden, Naomi Meyer 2011-12-07 Award-winning film-maker and journalist Janet van Eeden has launched a crowd-sourcing campaign for her film A Shot at the Big Time, inspired by the story of her brother, Jimmy, who took his own life rather than fight in the apartheid Border War, a war ...

Tony Cox’s International Guitar Night returns for a second year

Tony Cox, Steyn du Toit 2011-12-07 Tony Cox tells Steyn du Toit why he thinks these two musicians are worth a see.

Ângela Ferreira discusses her latest body of work with Kristine Kronjé

Ângela Ferreira, Kristine Kronjé 2011-12-01 Following Werdmuller Centre and Other Works in 2010 Mozambican-born artist, Ângela Ferreira recently showed her second solo exhibition at Stevenson in Cape Town. Investigating the ongoing impact of colonialism and post-colonialism ...

Nashen Moodley joins the Sydney Film Festival

Nashen Moodley, Janet van Eeden 2011-12-01 Nashen Moodley joins Sydney Film Festival at a time of great strength and growth.

Strijdom van der Merwe, the blue line, a red flag and black Tuesday

Strijdom van der Merwe, Naomi Meyer 2011-12-01 Strijdom van der Merwe recently decided to walk away from a proposed project in Durban. The idea was to paint a blue line through the city to demonstrate the potential impact of global warming. Behind the scenes, Van der Merwe clashed ...

Notes on the making of "In Durban, all roads lead ..."

Lesley Perkes 2011-12-01 Strijdom van der Merwe recently decided to walk away from a proposed project in Durban. The idea was to paint a blue line through the city to demonstrate the potential impact of global warming. Behind the scenes, Van der Merwe clashed ...

It Gets Better campaign hopes to bring positive message to Cape Town’s gay youth

Andrew Barry, Steyn du Toit Opinion 2011-11-29

It Gets Better is an internet-based project in response to the suicides of teenagers who were bullied because they were gay or because their peers suspected that they were gay. Its goal is to prevent suicide among LGBT youth by having gay adults convey the ...

Priti Devi, Vice-President of the Creative World, talks to Naomi Meyer about the Freedom to Create Festival

Priti Devi, Naomi Meyer 2011-11-22 The Freedom to Create came to Cape Town this year, celebrating all the world’s freedom to be creative.

Black Butterflies: Lost opportunities

Gillian Schutte 2011-11-03  

Photos: 20 Stellenbosch: Two Decades of South African Sculpture

Kristine Kronjé 2011-11-03 On Wednesday, 26th October Joachim Schönfeldt launched 20 Stellenbosch: Two Decades of South African Sculpture with an opening parade. Almost overnight a flamboyant spectrum of sculptural pieces appeared in and around Stellenbosch in a ...