Andile Yenana to perform at the Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown


Andile Yenana

Andile Yenana will be performing at the Rainbow Restaurant at 23 Stanfield, Pinetown on Sunday, August 28.

The renowned pianist is now stranger to the venue and for this gig will be joined by Ildo Nandja (bass), Leon Scharnick (saxophone), Sandile Cele (violin) and Bucco Xaba (drums). Continue reading


Judges announced for the 2016 ACT scholarships


Usisipho Nteyi, 2014 winner of the R 105,000 scholarship. Pic: Gareth Jacobs

THE judging panel for the 2016 Scholarships Programme, presented by the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), has been announced. Tasked with fast-tracking the lives of young performers, each of the five judges will bring expert guidance to the programme.

The panel encompasses all disciplines of the performing arts. This year, the Grade 12 triple-threat pupils will show off their singing, dancing and acting to: Talent-ETC director and award-winning producer, Jennis Williamson; multiple award-winning local and international star of the stage and screen, Terence Bridgett; actress, singer and cabaret artist, Kate Normington; South African Music Award-winning vocalist, producer and composer, Gloria Bosman; and creative catalyst and consultant, Brenda Sakellarides. Continue reading