Indulge in great food and music at Durban’s newest lifestyle market

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Vendors, Hazel Joubert, Mondli Cele and Kirsten Werner get ready for the Rivertown Night Market on July 28. Photo: Supplied

A NEW monthly market in Durban aims to put the spotlight on local producers and entrepreneurs in the city.

The Rivertown Night Market at 130 Stalwart Simelane Street, opposite the Durban ICC, will take place on the last Friday evening of every month at the Rivertown Precinct. The concept started last month and will have its second market on Friday, July 28 from 5.30 pm until 10 pm.   Continue reading

Durban’s Flatfoot Dance Company to perform ‘Sadhana’ at the Playhouse

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The Flatfoot Dance Company in full flight. Photo: Val Adamson

The Flatfoot Dance Company presents Sadhana at the Playhouse Drama Theatre in Durban from March 23 to 26.

This is the newest offering from the acclaimed team that created the award-winning Bhakti. Choreographed by Lliane Loots, the work steps boldly into Eastern mystical philosophy and its confluence with African rhythms and dance, creating a dance theatre feast for the senses. Continue reading

Environmental awareness with a musical twist

DIM-DEP: Faces of Environmental Success is a musical theatre production that is written, produced and directed by Atlas Duma and will take place at the Playhouse Opera Theatre in Durban from Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12 at 7 pm each evening.

It is a two part musical theatre production that explores themes of African heritage, tribalism, the environment and the origins of soul and the blues with a special link to South African jazz and popular music. Continue reading

Forest Jam Groove Orchestra perform gigs in Durban

rainbow forestTHE Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown welcomes back to it’s stage Madala Kunene as a special guest in collaboration with Chico Antonio and the Forest Jam Groove Orchestra on Sunday, April 3. Doors open at 1pm. Tickets R100.

The Forest Jam Groove Orchestra will also perform at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus at 6 pm on Wednesay, April 6.

The CJPM is on level 2 of the Shepstone Building at UKZN Howard College Campus. Doors open at 5.30pm. Tickets R60 (R40 pensioners, R20 for students). Please contact Thuli on 031 2603385 or email Zamat1@ukzn.ac.za for more details. Continue reading