Models with Albinism will raise awareness when they hit the ramp at the We Can Arts Festival concert and fashion show, Friday, December 4. From left are: Smisokuhle Mntungwa, Siyabonga Mthembu, Siwele Mthalane, Tlotliso Kanetsi and Simphiwe Ndlovu. Photo: Supplied
December 3 is observed internationally as a day that celebrates people with disabilities. Locally the We Can Arts Festival will commemorate and recognise disabled people, showcasing their extra ordinary talents in the fields of arts and business.
The festival will take place over three days between December 3 and 5, commencing with a business and arts seminar on Thursday, December 3 at the Durban Playhouse from 9 am to 4 pm.
Interpret Durban is calling for participants for this year’s event, which celebrates six years of Durban creative excellence on Friday, December 18 at 102 Florence Nzama Street, Rivertown Precinct. Continue reading
SoundsWild takes over Carfax in Newtown on Friday, November 27 with internationals Crystal Castles, Flux Pavilion, and a host of incredible local electro acts. Continue reading
SEVEN South African writers – Kurt Ellis, Amy Heydenrych, Mishka Hoosen, Karen Jennings, Kopano Mabaso, Megan Ross and Kagiso Lesego Molope – have made the shortlist for the Miles Morland Foundation’s 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. Continue reading
WHILE KickStArt Theatre Company walked off with the lion’s share of the prizes at The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on Monday, November 23, this year’s event also saw a host of new talent picking up awards.
The much-anticipated annual Christmas Exhibition, showcasing the handmade beadwork, embroidery, telephone wire, clay and wood decorations, can be viewed at the African Art Centre in Florida Road, Durban. Continue reading
THE annual Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) and the Durban FilmMart (DFM) will take place from June 16 to 26, 2016, while the DFM will take place from June 17 to 20, 2016.
The events have been rescheduled due to a clash with the 21st International Aids Conference, which takes place at the end of July 2016. The AIDS conference will be using both the Elangeni and Maharani hotels, which are traditionally used as a festival and market hub. Continue reading
iKapa Dance Theatre presents the first-ever annual Cape Town International Dance Festival, Town & Township. Supported by the Artscape Theatre Centre, Maboneng Township Arts Experience Festival, and Battery Dance, this electrifying display from around the globe features 12 of the world’s elite dance companies. Continue reading
Durban comedy fans are in for a treat as On Fire Comedy plays host to hilariously outspoken British comedian, Martin Davis, at venues across the city. Continue reading
The Godfather of Jazz Funk Fred Wesley is performing for one night only in Durban. As part of his world tour Wesley will be jazzing up at the Sipho Gumede Hall at the Bat Centre in the small craft harbour on November 25. Entry is R50. Continue reading