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27 stunning pics that were shot behind the curtain of the Tiger Bay musical in Cape Town

Tiger Bay
Channel24 goes behind the curtain of the musical, Tiger Bay. (Photo: Nardus Engelbrecht/Channel24)

Channel24 photographer Nardus Engelbrecht continues his award-winning “behind-the-curtain” photo series with a glimpse at the musical, Tiger Bay.  Read More »


Local theatre production The Suit delivers award-winning performances

2017-05-21 10:00

"Umtsetse" is a word that doesn’t seem to exist in English. It’s the crisp fold that’s ironed into a pair of pants. The line that separates boys from men, and girls from women. Read More »


Priscilla Queen of the Desert is totally sparkle-rific

2017-05-14 16:00

It has taken 11 years for the show to be given the South African treatment and, unsurprisingly, the 28-member cast of locals are, quite simply, spectacular. Read More »

South African artists shine at Venice showcase

2017-05-14 09:56

The opening night of the SA Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale went into glamour overdrive when Basetsana Kumalo cut the ribbon.  Read More »


Flying Fish sets sail for the cityscape with epic street cruise

2017-05-14 09:54

The Flying Fish Add Some Flavour Street Cruise took off on Friday afternoon with forever young radio personality Roger Goode from 5FM steering the ship. His colleague, actress and radio DJ Thando Thabethe – who recently took over the station’s aftern Read More »

Zakes Mda’s Cion inspires Gregory Maqoma’s new work

2017-05-14 09:22

The Market Theatre announced this week that Zakes Mda’s Cion will serve as the inspiration for a new piece by dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma. Read More »


Here's what we thought of the local version of Rent

2017-05-07 15:00

Despite all the attempts by the enthusiastic group of young performers, the American accent which they used to perform the musical worked more as a hindrance than a help. Read More »


SA artist William Kentridge wins top Spanish arts prize

2017-05-05 10:57

South African visual artist William Kentridge, best known for his animated films of shape-shifting charcoal drawings, has won Spain's top arts prize, the Princess of Asturias award. Read More »


15 shows to watch at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival

2017-04-30 22:00

The Grahamstown National Arts Festival is back in June and clever patrons will be planning what to book already. The fest’s new executive producer, Ashraf Johaardien, helps you with your choices. Read More »

Supreme sneaker store Shelflife turns 10

2017-04-30 10:20

This may not be a big deal to you, but it is to the kids. Shelflife, the iconic sneaker store, celebrated its 10th anniversary in style this week. Read More »

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