Hilton author shares memories of an adventurous life in the African bush


Anne Southwood has published a memoir, Africa’s Dust in my Hair – True stories of life in the bush in Northen Rhodesia (Zambia). Photo: Estelle SInkins

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

Durban Chamber Choir to present a programme titled ‘The Great Mystery’


Members of the Durban Chamber Choir. Photo: Val Adamson

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

Uncover new visual art gems at The Pearls in Umhlanga

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

Young dance artists explore the language of movement in ‘Split Signs’


Split Signs stars Julia de Rosenworth and Adriana Jamisse. Photo – Alessandra Giffin

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