The hilarious one-woman show, B!#ch Stole My Doek, written by Clinton Marius and starring the inimitable Shona Johnson, is heading to the Cape Town Fringe fest. If you are in Cape Town I urge you to go and see this fabulous show. In case you want to know a bit more about it, check out my review. Continue reading
Durban favourites, Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert, are heading to Cape Town to stage their shows, The Ranga and 7 Deadly Sins, at the Cape Town Fringe. I highly recommend that you check out these shows and to give you an idea of what to expect here are my reviews for each of them. Continue reading
The 8th annual Sex Actually Festival returns to Wits University from October 1-3 and this year it focuses on speaking actively and transparently about sex, men’s health, masculinities, and HIV/AIDS. Programme highlights consist of performance art productions, a playful student intervention on campus, and a Masculinity Mash-up! As part of the SexTalk Series. Continue reading
If you are in Cape Town, stop by The Luge Gallery, Loop Streep No 109 to take a closer look at the Ardmore Ceramic Art Mercurial Cats Exhibition which runs in the Mother City until October 13. Ardmore is based in Caversham in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands. Find out more at http://www.ardmoreceramics.co.za/
Maestro Richard Cock will be in Durban this weekend to conduct the 25th Last Night of the Proms concert, featuring the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra, the Durban Symphonic Choir, guest choirs, soloists, the KZN Pipes and Drums and the Parker Studio of Celtic Dance. Continue reading
Ayanda, the new film by award-winning director Sara Blecher, co-produced by actress and producer Terry Pheto of Tsotsi fame, is quickly building a global audience. Film festival organisers have been snapping up the local movie that tells the story of a young Afro-hipster making the transition to adulthood. Continue reading
German music duo, Clemens and Philipp – otherwise known as Milky Chance – will be performing at the Shongweni Polo Club in Hillcrest on Friday, October 2. They will be supported by Shortstraw, the Kickstands, Veranda Panda, RubberDuc, Abbey Grange, DJ Coco Loco and DJ Bhashkart. Continue reading
On Tuesday, October 6, the Maritzburg Musicians Club (MMC) will play host to the legendary Steve Fataar, who will be performing a set with local and touring muso friends from Pietermaritzburg and Durban. They will include his son Dane Stops and Graham Ellis, who has been performing in and around Durban.
ROB Becker’s hilarious play, Defending the Caveman, is finally coming to Pietermaritzburg! Tim Plewman will be bringing the award-winning show to the Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal from Wednesday, October 7 to Saturday, October 10. Continue reading
Please note that the season at the Hexagon in Pietermaritzburg of Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist due to have run from 30 September to 3 October has been cancelled due to the UKZN student riots and damage to campus property.