THE cover of the book, Africa’s Dust in my Hair – True stories of life in the bush in Northen Rhodesia (Zambia), features a young woman paddling a tin bath across the crocodile and hippo-infested Lunga River in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia). That fearless young lady was a young Anne Southwood. THELUVVIE.COM’s Estelle Sinkins spoke to her. Continue reading
Fifi the Rai Blaster (above left), in association with Concerts SA and iSupport, present the national tour of Sky Arch, a musical exploration on how oral traditions and “indigenous” mythology and astronomy affect and shape our collective consciousness. Continue reading
Singer/songwriter, Nibs van der Spuy, is back home to share his unique soundscapes with fans on a journey round KwaZulu-Natal. Continue reading
The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College in Durban is hosting Neil Gonsalves’ Rites, Rights and Riots at 6pm on Wednesday, October 26. Continue reading
Mark Mulder and Annie Robinson star in Tarty Flowers!, directed by Paul Spence, at 2pm on Friday, October 28, 8pm on Saturday, October 29, 2 pm on Sunday, October 30, 8pm on Friday, November 4, 8pm on Saturday, November 5, and 2 pm and 6.30pm on Sunday, November 6 at the Rhumeblow Theatre in Cunningham Avenue, Umbilo, Durban. Continue reading
Some of the biggest names in South African comedy are about to be unleashed at Sibaya’s iZulu Theatre. Collaborating for the three day Durban Laugh Comedy Festival from October 28 to 30 are Marc Lottering, Joey Rasdien, Yaaseen Barnes, Dalin Oliver and Neville Pillay. Continue reading
Kevin Perkins, South Africa’s best loved “white Indian”, will let fly his unique brand of from-the-hip, straight-talking comedy and unleash his widely-renowned, own-created Indian persona, Michael Naicker, at the Wild Coast Sun at 8pm on October 28 as part of his Mind the Gap – The Underground Tour. Continue reading
The Durban Chamber Choir continues its 2016 series of concerts with a programme intriguingly entitled ‘The Great Mystery’.
Performed under the baton of director, Dr Christopher Cockburn, this event, featuring choral music from the 16th and 21st centuries, is being staged at St Thomas’s Church in Musgrave, Durban, on Sunday, October 30 at 3pm.
The programme will be reprised at the Hayfields Lutheran Church in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, November 6 at 3pm. Continue reading
Well known Imbizo Gallery owner and curator, Isabel Roos, is a lover of a broad selection of visual arts. Already the owner of two well established galleries – one in Ballito and one in Hoedspruit – her latest project is a beautiful new space in Pearl Walk, Umhlanga.
Pearl Walk is set to open its doors officially in November, but the new Imbizo Gallery will be opening with a bang on October 27. Continue reading
Split Signs is a double bill performance at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective, based at the Methodist Church Hall on the corner of Milton Road and Wesley Street, Observatory, Cape Town, at 8pm on October 26, 27 and 28, features exciting new work by Julia de Rosenwerth and Adriana Jamisse.
These young dance artists are working towards a language of movement and improvisation that is exploratory and different. Continue reading