Lifestyle and entertainment
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Press release: The International Clarinet ExtravaganzaLifestyle and entertainment 2020-01-21
The second International Clarinet Extravaganza will take place from 28 January until 1 February 2020 at the UFS Odeion School of Music (OSM) in Bloemfontein.
Press release: Opening ceremony and concert – 14th Unisa International Piano CompetitionLifestyle and entertainment 2020-01-15
The 14th Unisa International Piano competition will commence on 20 January 2020 with an opening ceremony and concert.
Press release: Starry cast for Athol Fugard’s masterpiece Master Harold … and the boysLifestyle and entertainment 2019-12-19
A star-studded cast has been announced for a new Fugard Theatre production of Athol Fugard’s masterpiece Master Harold … and the boys which marks the start of the Fugard Theatre’s 2020 season and tenth birthday year.
2019: Réney Warrington’s movie highlightsFilm 2019-12-18
"The mere existence of a film such as Parasite gives me hope for the movie industry. The fact that it raked in $106,7 million at the box office makes me a little delirious. A film as brilliant, excruciating and funny as Parasite does not make that kind of money. And it’s not the only highlight of 2019."
Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show Rock ’n Roll MusicalLifestyle and entertainment 2019-12-13
"Clearly, the full house to which the Rocky Horror Show opened on the main stage at the Artscape in Cape Town for its latest run, shows that time has not dimmed this star."
Press release: Vulture Productions presents three unique stories at the Baxter Masambe TheatreTeater 2019-11-27
Vulture Productions invites you and your holiday spirit to engage in our upcoming showcase at the Baxter Masambe theatre from 19–28 December 2019. The showcase presents three unique stories, each story focusing on and exploring Cape Coloured culture and the Afrikaaps dialect.
Press release: First look at Craig Urbani as Dr Frank ’n FurterLifestyle and entertainment 2019-11-26
Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, The Rocky Horror Show is the boldest bash of them all.
Press release: Cape Town City Ballet’s A Christmas Carol fun for all the familyLifestyle and entertainment 2019-11-21
Cape Town City Ballet presents a sumptuous production of A Christmas Carol – The Story of Scrooge that’s perfect holiday entertainment for the whole family! The production will be presented at Artscape Theatre from 14 to 24 December.
Press release: Zeitz MOCAA presents first museum solo exhibition in Africa by acclaimed Nigerian-born artist Otobong NkangaKuns 2019-11-21
On Thursday 21 November 2019, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) (Cape Town) opened an exhibition titled Acts at the Crossroads by internationally acclaimed, Nigerian-born artist Otobong Nkanga.
Joburg Film Festival film review: Amazing grace – a concertBooks and writers 2019-11-21
"Your enjoyment of this film hinges on whether you are an Aretha Franklin fan or not."
Joburg Film Festival film review: 8 – unconvincingFilm 2019-11-19
"You must commend the South African film industry, where budgets are small, for attempting genres other than slapstick or drama, slightly more commercially viable options."
Joburg Film Festival film review: Hero – it should’ve been moreFilm 2019-11-19
"The extraordinary story is there – war hero, law expert, survivor, charmer – but the movie fails its subject dismally."
Joburg Film Festival film review: Luce – the sustained menace will haunt youFilm 2019-11-19
"It could set in motion such thought-provoking and justifiable, yet completely conflicting, interpretations, that one could argue for weeks on end. It is marvellous."
Joburg Film Festival film review: Vision portraits – interesting topic, average filmFilm 2019-11-19
"It is a moving portrait of artists losing their sight, the one thing they depend on most."
Press release: Zeitz MOCAA Collection reimagined in Two TogetherLifestyle and entertainment 2019-11-07
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) has today revealed the details of an exciting new exhibition, presenting works from its collection in a new and reimagined format.
Press release: Forever Plaid showing at Theatre on the bayLifestyle and entertainment 2019-10-31
Forever Plaid is running at Pieter Toerien’s Theatre On The Bay from 6–23 November.
Bongani J Kubheka: "I have found my calling"ATKV-Portaal 2019-10-31
"Bongani J Kubheka had an easy smile, and a reason for it: the young singer had won ATKV Muziqanto in 2018, and he has picked up his first Fleur du Cap Award in April 2019. Right now, he is in Germany for the Neue Stimmen Singing Competition in Gütersloh."
Pops concert with Johannesburg Festival OrchestraLifestyle and entertainment 2019-10-23
Concert attendees in Pretoria are in for a treat when the Unisa Music Foundation hosts their very first Unisa Pops Concert at ZK Matthews Hall. The concert will feature the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Cock with guest soloists Zoë Modiga, Timothy Moloi, Karén Devroop and Anna Davel.
Press release: Nik Rabinowitz brings hit new show Late Bloomer to Baxter TheatreLifestyle and entertainment 2019-10-17
Stand-up comic Nik Rabinowitz returns to the Baxter Concert Hall from November 26th with his latest special Late Bloomer.
Artist Phoka Nyokong wins Gerard Sekoto award at prestigious Absa L’Atelier competitionLifestyle and entertainment 2019-10-17
"My art is in the truest sense what I refer to as long 'visual essays' drawn from my absolute love for oral-storytelling, a love for indigenous cultures, current affairs, urban and popular culture."