AMERICAN author George Saunders has won the Man Booker Prize for 2017.
His novel Lincoln in the Bardo, beat off stiff competition from Emily Fridlund’s History of Wolves, Fiona Mozley’s Elmet, Paul Auster’s 4 3 2 1, Ali Smith’s Autumn and Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West. Continue reading
LA Belle Sauvage, the first book in Philip Pullman’s new trilogy of fantasy novels, The Book of Dust, went on sale on October 19, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
FRESH from a successful run at the Hilton Arts Festival, Umhlanga musical director and producer, Nick Wium, will be staging his show, Listen, at the Rhumbelow Theatre at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof at 8 pm on Saturday, October 28 and 2 pm on Sunday, October 29. Continue reading
FATHER and daughter duo, Danny and Danielle Fisher, will be performing at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Umbilo, Durban at 8 pm on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 and at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on Sunday, October 29. Continue reading
ROB Warren will be performing the music of American folk rock singer, Jim Croce, at the Rhumbelow Theatre at the Allan Wilson Shellhole in Alan Paton Avenue, Pietermaritzburg, at 2 pm and 6.30 pm on Sunday, October 29. Continue reading
AFTER leaving a promising career in the advertising industry in 2012, Loyiso Madinga is fast making a name for himself on the South African stand-up comedy circuit, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
LEGENDARY acoustic guitarist Nibs van der Spuy, is on a tour of KwaZulu-Natal, with American singer-songwriter, Amber Rubarth, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Three of the artists appearing in ‘The Bread, The Porridge and The Mix Masala’, pictured clockwise from back left: Thiru Reddy, Melanie Kisten and Bhavanie Kisten. Photo: Ryan B Photography
Join the Melanie Kisten Dance Academy as it celebrates 21 years in the entertainment industry with new comedy – The Bread, The Porridge and The Mix Masala. – at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu Theatre at 6 pm on Saturday, October 21 and 3 pm Sunday, October 22. Continue reading
The Wits School of Arts and Wits Theatre presents Ten Bush, written by Mncedisi Shabangu and Craig Higginson and directed by award-winning director Prince Lamla.
Ten Bush is a play about witchcraft set against the harsh realities of the South African landscape. It will run in the Downstairs Theatre at Wits from October 13 to 21. Continue reading
Tim Plewman once again dons the Caveman’s skins to perform Defending the Caveman – the perfect date-night theatre outing which sends up the irreconcilable differences between the sexes. Pic: Val Adamson
Tim Plewman dons the Caveman’s skins and steps onto stage to add to his record breaking run of sold out performances of Defending the Caveman at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban until October 14. Continue reading