Ace (Muzikayise Mtshali) and Jack (Sbonelo Nzuza) in a scene from ‘Chronicles of Jack’, which is at the DUT Courtyard Theatre on August 18 and 19. Photo: Supplied
A NEW play, which takes a wry look at the experiences of a young student from rural Eastern Cape, will be staged at the Durban University of Technology’s Courtyard Theatre in Durban on August 18 and 19.
Chronicles of Jack, which has been written for DUT by Mbasa Tsetsana (Waiting for Nelson), offers a new perspective of a student from a rural area adapting to city life and of being part of an urban campus in the Fees Must Fall generation. Expect plenty of social complexities, clashing ideologies and a tussle between tradition and self-discovery. Continue reading
Hlengi Dube will be showing her telephone wirework in the exhibition, ‘Hear Me Out’, at the Phansi Museum.
MASTER crafter, Hlengiwe Dube, will be showing her work in the solo exhibition, ‘Hear Me Out’, at the Phansi Museum at 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood, Durban, from August 12 to August 30. Continue reading
Heels Over Head (from (left) Thulile Zama, Rebekah Doty and Taryn Kasaval. PHOTO: Simanga Zondo
DURBAN-based jazz band, Heels over Head, is celebrating Women’s Month with a series of free concerts in the city.
Fans will be able to catch them at 5 pm on Friday, August 11 at the Playhouse Company, 29 Acutt Street, 5 pm at the Rainbow Restaurant on Saturday, August 12, at 23 Stanfield Lane, Pinetown and at 3 pm on Sunday, August 13 at the BAT Centre, 45 Maritime Place. Continue reading
THE Playhouse Company is holding auditions for young performers to join its Actors’ Studio, a resident company for recent graduates who hold a tertiary qualification in drama.
Young professionals with no less than three years practical stage experience will also be considered. Continue reading
ESTELLE SINKINS reviews The Echo of Noise at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban. Continue reading
A Linnware vessel on display in the Tatham Art Gallery’s ceramics room. Photo: Supplied
THE Tatham Art Gallery will be hosting the first of a two-part walkabout, titled ‘Early South African Studio Ceramics’, at 2.30 pm on Friday, August 4.
The second part will look at the historical context of the works on Friday, August 18. Continue reading
PIRATES of the Caribbean and Love Actually star, Bill Nighy, is set to star in a new television adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Ordeal By Innocence.
The three-part drama reunites the team behind last December’s The Witness for the Prosecution and 2015’s And Then There Were None, both of which were critical successes for BBC One. Continue reading
JOHN le Carré’s latest book, A Legacy of Spies, will be published by Viking Books on September 7.
This is the first novel in over twenty-five years to feature George Smiley, le Carré’s most beloved character. Continue reading
OSCAR nominee, Michael Fassbender, stars in the new big screen adaptation of Norwegian author, Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman, which features gritty detective Harry Hole. Continue reading
THE BBC and Masterpiece on PBS have revealed plans to adapt Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women, for the small screen.
Created in partnership with the Golden Globe and Bafta-winning drama producer, Playground, the three-part series from Heidi Thomas, the creator of Call The Midwife, Cranford and Upstairs Downstairs, will be directed by Vanessa Caswill (Thirteen, My Mad Fat Diary). Continue reading