THIS year’s Hilton Arts Festival offers both the very young — and the young at heart — to experience the magic of theatre. Continue reading
MARITZBURG College Old Boy, James Cairns, returns to the KZN Midlands with two shows — The Devil and Billy Markham and The Old Man and The Sea. Both will be presented at Hilton College as part of the Hilton Arts Festival, which runs from September 15 to 17. Continue reading
THE Hilton College music department will be hosting a special fundraising concert in the Hilton Arts Festival marquee at 6 pm on Thursday, September 14.
Performing at the concert will be the school choir, vocal ensemble, award-winning marimba bands and the school orchestra. Continue reading
AS part of its celebrations for Women’s Month in August, the Playhouse Company in Durban will present its famed South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF).
Now in its 21st year, the festival, which runs from August 10 to 19, features a host of award-winning dramas, including the Naledi Award-winning productions, Suddenly The Storm and Scorched. Continue reading
INXEBA (known internationally as The Wound) won the prizes for best director for John Trengrove and best actor for Nakhane Touré at the Durban International Film Festival on Saturday, July 22, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
This is the latest in a string of awards for the film, which has been lauded at film festivals around the world. Continue reading
Asinamali!, written by Mbongeni Ngema, will be the closing film of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). The film will screen at Ster-Kinekor Gateway in Umhlanga at 7 pm on Sunday, July 23 and at 8 pm at the Playhouse the same day. Continue reading
AMANDA Evans’ film, Serpent, will open this year’s Durban International Film Festival, which runs from July 13 to 23. Continue reading
THE South African film Inxeba (known internationally as The Wound) has won the best film award in the International New Talent Competition, at the Taipei Film Festival, ahead of its African premiere at the Durban International Film Festival at The Playhouse on Friday, July 14.
This is a latest in a string of awards for the film, which explores tradition and masculinity, and the clash between age-old rituals and modernity. Continue reading
Arts and Living Cultures at the eThekwini Municipality is supporting 12 Durban theatre groups at this year’s National Arts Festival, which is taking place in Grahamstown until 9 July. Continue reading
Enjoy diverse theatre for everyone at Wits Theatre’s 969 Festival, which runs from July 14 to 30 and features some of the best of Grahamstown for the ultimate mid-winter event.
The drama line-up includes works which have featured on both the Main and fringe stages at the 2017 National Arts Festival. Continue reading