FOR those of you who missed seeing Benny Bushwhacker — conservationist, environmental campaigner and the only man to have thrice walked the length of Africa barefoot — in Durban, then you had better make sure you book to see him at the Hilton Arts Festival this weekend. Continue reading
DURBAN comedian Daryl Williams will stage his debut one-man show, Too Coloured?, at the Bat Centre in Durban’s small-craft harbour at 8 pm on November 3 and November 4, and at 3 pm on November 5. Continue reading
DURBAN comedian Troy Tesla will debut his provocative one-man show Whose LAND Is It Anyway at the Firemans Arms in Cape Town on November 14. 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
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
AWARD-winning documentary film-maker, Rehad Desai (Miners Shot Down) will be in the city to attend the screening of his latest film, Giant is Falling, as part of the Maritzburg Social Justice Film and Arts Festival, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Co-directed by Jabulani Mzozo, the film takes a sweeping look at the political events of recent years that signal the end of an era in South Africa. Continue reading
Rob van Vuuren.
ENJOY the Best of Rob van Vuuren and friends! at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse in Balgo2wan at 7.30 pm on Thursday, October 12.
Maritzburg College old boy, Van Vuuren, will be joined on stage by Durbanites, Neil Green and Troy Tesla. Continue reading
ONE of Cape Town’s favourite comedians, Dalin Oliver, will be performing his show, Face For Radio, directed by Stuart Taylor, at Seabrooke’s Theatre at Durban High School at 8 pm on October 6 and October 7. Continue reading
THREE of the funniest men and women in comedy are heading to Pietermaritzburg to perform in Crazy Funny! at the Golden Horse Casino at 8 pm on Saturday, October 14.
Hosted by the casino and On Fire Entertainment!, the line-up includes Khanyisa Bunu (pictured), who opened for Trevor Noah on his most recent South African tour, and Durban comedy stalwarts, Masood Boomgaard and Neil Green. Continue reading
Raiders of the Caribbean.
ONE of most popular shows at the National Arts Festival each year is Nicholas Ellenbogen’s Raiders production.
From the moment that Raiders of the Lost Aardvark debuted in Grahamstown 29 years ago, the concept gained a cult following. And this year, Hilton Arts Festival-goers get to enjoy the fun. Continue reading