PIETERMARITZBURG choreographer, JC Zondi received the inaugural JOMBA! Pick of the Fringe award on Tuesday, August 29 at this year’s JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, after a riveting ten-performance programme of highly creative work by choreographers from around South Africa. Continue reading
MARRIAGE for Dummies, a new comedy, which explores the ups and downs of married life, is being staged in Pietermaritzburg to raise money for Awesome SA. Continue reading
JOANNA Frankel, formerly concertmaster of the KZN Philharmonic Orchestra, will perform with Baroque 2000 at their September 3 concert at the Church of the Monastery, Mariannhill.
Frankel, now concertmaster of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Ohio, is the soloist in Locatelli’s Violin Concerto Op3 No 12, known as the ‘Harmonic Labyrinth’.
The programme, which starts at 11.30 am, includes another two works by the same composer: the Concerto a 4 “Il pianto d’Arianna” Op7 No6 and his Introduzione Op4 Nno1, and Castrucci’s Concerto Grosso Op3 No.6.
Tickets are R150 at the door, parking is safe and free, and the Monastery tea garden will be open. For more information phone Michel at 082 303 5241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting the KZN Music Imbizo showcase, featuring Sheila da Blue Note and Sheila Khumalo, at 6 pm on Tuesday, August 29. Continue reading
PROFESSOR Ian Calder will present an illustrated talk and walkabout on Rorke’s Drift Ceramics in the lecture hall at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg, at 2.30 pm on Friday, September 1. Continue reading
VETERAN journalist, William Saunderson-Meyer, whose current affairs column, Jaundiced Eye, appears in several newspapers in South Africa, will be hosting the annual Friends of Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) quiz evening.
The event will be taking place at 7 pm on Friday, September 8, at the gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg. Continue reading
VIOLINIST, Joanna Frankel, returns to St Agnes Church in Kloof at 7.30 pm on Thursday, August 31, for a violin and piano recital, following her spectacular Mendelssohn Violin Concerto performance in the recent KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Concert at the same venue.
She will also be performing at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg at 3 pm on Sunday, September 3. Continue reading
THE Park Contemporary Gallery at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban will provide a new setting for the province’s foremost contemporary art.
Opening in mid-August the space will offer art-lovers the chance to buy affordable, bespoke original art and collectables. Continue reading
RETURNING to the Hexagon Dive Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus at 7 pm for 7.30pm on Saturday, August 26 is That’s All Folk.
The evening of folk music from the sixties and seventies will help raise funds for the charity, Music Voyage, a music initiative in KwaZulu-Natal, which aims to develop positive values and invest young people withself-worth through the provision of music education. Continue reading
THE beautiful hand-crafted ceramic pottery of Jabu Nala, Bongi Nala-Mahlaba, Witty Nyide, Busisiwe Ntuli and Phumzile Mahlaba will be on show at the African Art Centre in Durban this month.
‘A Women’s Touch’ provides an insight into what was once part and parcel of a Zulu woman’s livelihood. Continue reading