Maritzburg’s Luleka Mhlanzi will be performing at Poetry Africa.
MARITZBURG’S Luleka Mhlanzi — a performance poet, actress, creative writer and a youth activist — is among 16 South African and international poets heading to the 23rd Poetry Africa in Durban from October 7 to 12.
Hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), the festival will be taking place at venues and schools around Durban, with the opening night and evening sessions at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN’s Howard College campus. Continue reading
Douglas Henshall in Shetland
DOUGLAS Henshall returns to ITV Choice (DStv channel 123) this week in the fourth series of the award-winning detective series, Shetland, on Tuesday, October 16 at 8 pm. Continue reading
Texan guitar virtuoso and songwriter Rodney Branigan.
LEGENDARY folk singer and songwriter, Nibs van der Spuy , is returning home to KwaZulu-Natal for a short tour with Texan guitarist and songwriter Rodney Branigan.
The two musicians will be performing at the Caversham Mill Restaurant in the KZN Midlands on Thursday, October 10, as part of Terry and Di Acres’ popular Mill Sessions concert series. Continue reading
THE Tatham Art Gallery, in Pietermaritzburg, will be celebrating women in song in a special concert at 7.30 pm on Friday, September 20.
Featuring the talents of Emma Farquharson, Erin Fourie, Audrey Mbuyazi and Nozuko Teto the concert is being presented by the gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, the Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) and Christopher Duigan’s Music Revival.
Head to the mountains for glorious music – it’s White Mountain Festival time!
NOW in its 14th year, the White Mountain Festival will be offering music lovers a chance to enjoy the best acoustic acts in the country, from September 26 to September 29.
Known for its intimate and relaxed atmosphere, the festival is held at White Mountain Lodge in the foothills of Giant’s Castle Nature Reserve. Continue reading
THE Playhouse Company’s national isicathamiya competition takes place through the night on September 21, starting at 6 pm in the Opera Theatre. Continue reading
WITH its mix of live music and vocals, gorgeous costumes and sensationally-sexy dancing, Burn The Floor, is currently the hottest ticket in town.
And this hugely-popular international franchise has plenty of local flavour thanks to singer, Lelo Ramasimong and her husband, Michael Ramasimong (better known by his stage name Mike Swaga), who plays the drums. Continue reading
CANADIAN bluesman Pat Savage is returning to KwaZulu-Natal to take part in this year’s Durban International Blues Festival. Continue reading
In an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt discussed his new film Ad Astra, his battle with alcoholism and the Me Too movement. Continue reading
Jemma Kahn and David Viviers in a scene from Cellist With Rabies. Photo: Harry Lock
THIS year’s Hilton Arts Festival has given festival-goers in the KZN Midlands the chance to experience everyone from belly-aching stand-up comedy to thought-provoking drama. Estelle Sinkins, shares her thoughts on some of the shows she saw. Continue reading