Lifestyle and entertainment

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Out in Africa director Nodi Murphy looks back on latest festival

Steyn du Toit 2012-04-11

The latest cycle of the Out in Africa films has just wrapped up. Festival director Nodi Murphy looks back on highlights from the festival.

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SeanO's favourite websites

SeanO 2012-04-04 SeanO from Good Hope FM recommends his favourite sites on the worldwide web.

Watching shadows

René Bohnen 2012-04-04 Digter en fotograaf René Bohnen deel 'n uittreksel uit haar reeks foto's getiteld "Watching shadows".

South Africa's longest-running theatre improvisation show to showcase in Australia

Steyn du Toit 2012-04-02 Members of South Africa's longest-running theatre improvisation show, TheatreSports, will showcase their talents in Australia later this year. Read more about their trip, as well as their recent special guest - improv guru Joe Bill.

City Soirée at The Book Lounge

2012-03-28 Attend the free City Soirée at The Book Lounge on 5 April 2012, featuring poet Toni Stuart and guitarist Philip Malan.

Tell us what you thought of Sing ’it and stand in line to win a shopping spree!

2012-03-27 Keen for a shopping spree at Complete this survey and stand a chance to share in R5 000’s worth of prizes.

Proudly South African: we are a nation of eaters

Naomi Meyer, Deon van Wyk 2012-03-27 The 2012 Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards were announced on 24th March at a fabulous, special market at the Stellenbosch Slowmarket. Naomi Meyer asked Deon van Wyk, one of the judges, about his background, the event and the world of food.

Group exhibition at Trent Gallery

2012-03-26 Stuart Trent invites you to a group exhibition at Trent Gallery @ Cameo Framers. Works by Dylan Graham, Lein Smuts and Minitza van der Walt wil be on show from 29 March – 4 April.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 16:30 and Saturdays 09:00 to 12:30.


Governing Bodies – An exhibition of mixed media works by Erica Schoeman

2012-03-26 Erica Schoeman’s exhibition poses an exciting challenge to the discerning art lover.  At the same time, it has a singular appeal also on the visual level. 

The Parlotones return with brand new album, Journey Through The Shadows

Steyn du Toit 2012-03-26 The Parlotones are back with a brand new album in May, called Journey Through The Shadows. They chat to Steyn du Toit about the themes behind it, as well as their upcoming concert series at KKNK.

Dans Dans Lisa wins Sing 'it music video!

2012-03-22 After four exciting weeks the Sing ’it download phase has closed. To find out which of the competition artists walked away with a music video from MK (DStv channel 324), click here.

Blown in from the East: A selection of works from the Walter Battiss Art Museum

2012-03-20 A selection of works from the Walter Battiss Art Museum in Somerset East

SA-illustreerders | SA Illustrators

2012-03-20 South Africa's brightest and most talented illustrators share their thoughts, their inspiration and their art. |  Suid-Afrika se mees geliefde en talentvolle illustreerders. Hulle deel hul gedagtes, inspirasie en hul kuns.

“Africa worldwide”: ZAM magazine goes international

Menán van Heerden Lifestyle and entertainment 2012-03-16

Photographer Menán van Heerden attended the 2012 launch of the edgy, contemporary African magazine’s first international issue in LitNet’s home away from home, Amsterdam.

Godfrey Johnson on his love for the music of Coward and Porter

G Johnson, Steyn du Toit 2012-03-16 Coward and Cole sees the music of two of the most popular composers ever performed by two of the best piano men around today. Godfrey Johnson talks about his new show with Roland Perold at the Kalk Bay Theatre.

SA-illustreerders: Theo Krynauw

Theo Krynauw, Bibi Slippers 2012-03-13 Theo Krynauw shares his passion for art and his experiences abroad with Bibi Slippers.

Film Competition: Write a review of an Oscar-worthy film

2012-02-29 Attention all cinephiles! This year's Academy Awards have just been announced and LitNet is catching Oscar Fever by inviting our readers to submit a review of a memorable film.

The Flyover Show to bring street-cred to Jozi

2012-02-27 UK hip-hop and jazz guru Soweto Kinch will host a groundbreaking show featuring a diverse and brilliant line-up in Freedom Square on 31 March 2012 between 10am and 6pm.

Holiday Murray – March Tour

2012-02-27 Catch Cape Town band Holiday Murray at The Bioscope in Johannesburg on Monday, 12 March for a very special performance. The show will be an intimate acoustic evening where the audience will be invited to ask questions between tracks.