BAROQUE 2000 is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a concert in the Victoria Hall at Maritzburg College at 7.30 pm on Saturday, October 7, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
The Baroque 2000 in their 20th Year concert is part of a new Spring Festival, hosted by Christopher Duigan’s Music Revival, which runs at different venues in the city from Friday, October 6 to Friday, October 13. Continue reading
Tyla Dee Nurden
TALENTED local singers and performers will be helping to raise money for the My Tutor Centre (MTC) in Pietermaritzburg, at an arts, crafts and music festival running from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday, September 30. Continue reading
PIETERMARITZBURG dancer, Bonwa Mbontsi, has a vision: to grow dancing in every form in the city and the province as a whole, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. Continue reading
Don’t miss NAACH – My Diary of Dance at the Playhouse
Iqraam Rahim’s Rampage Dance Company proudly presents NAACH – My Diary of Dance, a celebration of dance from a South African Indian perspective.
The production will be performed on Friday, August 19 at 7 pm at The Playhouse in Durban by a cast of some 30 performers, made up of students from Crawford, Northwood, Verulam Secondary, Seatides Combined, DHS, Maritzburg College, St John’s College, Our Lady of Fatima and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Continue reading
THE Friends of Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) is hosting a fundraising quiz evening at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg, on Friday, August 12.
ESTELLE SINKINS spoke to sports commentator, Andy Capostagno, who lives in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, and will be the quiz master at the event, about the chances that the Springboks and Proteas have in the forthcoming internationals and how he feels South African sportsmen and women will fare at the Rio Olympics.
He also shares his thoughts on working as a commentator and why supporting events like the Fotag Quiz is important. Continue reading
The finale of Funk 2015. Photo: Supplied
AFTER 17 years at the Hilton College Theatre, Funk is moving to the Hexagon Theatre at the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Hosted by The Theatre – St Anne’s College, the annual schools dance extravaganza takes place at 7.30 pm pon May 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11. Tickets are R70 at Computicket. Continue reading
Ian Burgess-Simpson fine tunes the Steinway Grand Piano in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall. Photo: Jonathan Burton
THE Steinway Concert Grand Model D piano in the Pietermaritzburg City Hall, which was damaged by rain water dripping from a leak in the city hall roof three years ago, has been fully repaired and will be back in action from 7.30 pm tonight (Saturday, March 19). Continue reading
Harry Mac by Russell Eldridge.
AWARD-winning journalist and former newspaper editor, Russell Eldridge, has penned the book, Harry Mac, inspired by his father, Stan, who edited The Witness newspaper in Pietermaritzburg from 1961 until his death in 1974. Continue reading
MARITZBURG College, in collaboration with Wildlands Conversation Trust and the film’s producers, is hosting a screening of the internationally acclaimed documentary, Blood Lions, which exposes the canned lion hunting industry in South Africa. The screening will take place at 5.30 pm on Ocrober 19 in the Alan Paton Memorial Hall.
There will also be a screening of the doccie on Thursday, October 15 at 6.30 pm at Ster-Kinekor, Musgrave, Durban. Continue reading