The Sweet Resistance, a chart-topping alternative pop rock band from Cape Town, fronted by the super-talented Natasha Meister, will be performing at the White Mountain Festival. Photo supplied.
NOW in its 12th year, the annual White Mountain Festival in the Southern Drakensberg is the perfect opportunity to get away from it all and enjoy a three-day line-up of some of the best acoustic acts in the country.
Known for its intimate, relaxed atmosphere, the festival, which runs from September 28 to October 1, is held at White Mountain Lodge in the foothills of the Giant’s Castle Nature Reserve. Continue reading
Lorin Sookool will be performing her work ‘BAD’ at the KZNSA Gallery in Glenwood.
SHARP and witty, Lorin Sookool’s solo show, BAD, is expected to be one of the highlights of this year’s JOMBA! KZN on the Edge at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
The work, one of three being performed in the main gallery space at the venue from 6 pm on Monday, August 28, explores the notion of post-feminism in our image-obsessed, web-empowered generation. Continue reading
Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane
GROWING up listening to the sounds of South African music legends and the American jazz greats encouraged Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane to embark on a music career, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
Shainaaz Dawood is hoping to collect 1000 blankets for the homeless. Photo: Supplied
THE sight of hundreds of people sleeping rough on the streets of Pietermaritzburg galvanised Shainaaz Dawood to start collecting blankets, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
PIETERMARITZBURG dancer, Bonwa Mbontsi, has a vision: to grow dancing in every form in the city and the province as a whole, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
CHRISTOPHER Duigan’s Music Revival, in association with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, will be hosting an evening of classical music at St Agnes Church in Abelia Road, Kloof, at 7.30 pm on Thursday, August 17. Continue reading
Pianist, Christopher Duigan, will be performing a special dinner evening concert in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, August 11. Photo: Val Adamson
CHRISTOPHER Duigan turns his hand to a light-hearted selection of popular piano classics in Songs My Mother Taught Me at Casa Mexicana, 35 Montgomery Road, Athlone, on Friday, August 11. Continue reading
WANT your funnybone tickled? Then head down to Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre, near Umhlanga, for the Heavyweight Comedy Jam at 3 pm on Women’s Day, August 9.
The show features Samantha Govender, Maeshni Naicker, Shika Budhoo, Natasha Portrag and Sumantha Pillay, making this is a perfect girls’ night out, or an opportunity for the guys to spoil their ladies. Continue reading
Doug Weich will be celebrating the music of Elvis Presley at the Rhumbelow Theatres in Durban and ‘Maritzburg. Photo: Supplied
DOUG Weich and his eight-piece band, MSG, return to the Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban for Elvis & Me – The Priscilla Story from Friday, August 11 to Sunday, August 20.
The show, which will also be performed at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Pietermaritzburg on September 10, tells Elvis’ as seen through Priscilla’s eyes and gives an insight into the couple’s relationship, from when they first met until the day that Elvis died – August 16, 1977. Continue reading
TWO empowering female artists — Shomon Daniel and Lotshiwe Tshabalala — will be performing at the Maritzburg Musicians’ Club (MMC) at La Casa in Quarry Road, Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday, August 8.
Both women use their voices in music to make a stand for independence, love, peace and power. Continue reading