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The best and the worst of the National Arts Festival (so far)

It's four days into the National Arts Festival and the programme is awash with things to see and do. If you're flummoxed at the incredible line-up on offer fear not. Here's what's not to be missed and a few people and places you can give a skip.  Read More »


Fans, Zuma say Hamba Kahle Mfowethu to Soul Brothers’ David Masondo

2015-07-06 14:07

Hamba Kahle Mfowethu (Farewell Dear Brother) is one of the songs that etched the late David Mbuso Masondo’s band, Soul Brothers, in their fans’ minds about three decades ago. Read More »


SA has lost a hero in Masondo - KZN premier

2015-07-05 22:46

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has expressed his sorrow at the death of Soul Brothers lead singer David Masondo. Read More »


A-listers get star treatment in Durban July tent town

2015-07-04 15:04

Guests attending the 119th Vodacom Durban July will receive five-star treatment if the marquees are anything to go by. Read More »

The Village Green: a shopper’s paradise

2015-07-04 13:14

There’s a lot going on in Grahamstown during the National Arts Festival, and in addition to seeing shows, stopping for a coffee or visiting museums, there is much on offer in the way of retail therapy. It can be a little hard to navigate, so we’ve sampled some of the best spots to do some festival shopping.  Read More »


Powerful adaptation of true story lays bare SA rape culture

2015-07-04 11:34

How does a play depict rape, especially when it is accompanied by such savage violence? Vanrenen chose to go abstract with it, and though the audience is very aware of what is happening, there is respect for Botha and her story is managed with integrity.  Read More »

An iconic play receives a magical makeover

2015-07-04 10:56

To revive a 20-year-old show is no easy feat. And it’s even more difficult when you’re presenting one of the most well-known South African pieces by one of South Africa’s most iconic theatre makers. Read More »


Petite Noir: unstereotypically African

2015-07-06 10:43

Musician Yannick Ilunga is once again evolving and building on his Noir Wave ideology – which reflects the idea that not everything that comes from Africa needs to be stereotypically African Read More »

Movie review: Let’s do the Terminator time warp again

2015-07-05 11:43

Gayle Edmunds enjoyed Terminator Genisys - the franchise's latest trip back (then forward) in time. Read More »


Prepare to be mesmerised

2015-07-03 07:48

WITH over 50 000 horse racing fans and fashionistas expected at this year’s Vodacom Durban July, the Gold Circle team are adding their final touches to ensure the day goes off without a hitch.  Read More »


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