‘Maritzburg’s Hexagon Theatre to host two innovative productions

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The Rise and Fall of the City of Baobabia.

THE Hexagon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus will be playing host to two different productions in May.

From Wednesday, May 3 to Saturday, May 6 at 7.30pm, theatregoers can watch The Rise and Fall of the City of Baobabia, devised and directed by William le Cordeur, in the Studio Theatre. Meanwhile, in the main theatre space, there will be a performance of The Ancient at 6pm on Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5. Continue reading

Kobus Moolman’s latest book is packed full of original insights. A must read.

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The Swimming Lesson and Other Stories by Kobus Moolman.

FORMER ‘Maritzburg resident, Kobus Moolman, is launching his new book, The Swimming Lesson and Other Stories, in the Epworth High Library in Pietermaritzburg at 5.30pm for 6pm on Tuesday, May 2.

Moolman will also be launching the book at Ike’s Books and Collectables, 48a Florida Road, Durban at 1pm for 1.30pm on Saturday, May 6. Continue reading

Take a trip down memory lane with The Reals and Fleetwood Mac

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Fans of Fleetwood Mac are in for a treat when some of Durban’s finest musicians take to the stage of the Rhumbelow Theatre – Pietermaritzburg at the Alan Wilson Shellhole in Alan Paton Avenue (Durban Road) at 8pm on Saturday, March 25 and 2pm and 6.30pm on Sunday, March 26.

The Chain – The Fleetwood Mac Story features The Reals – Barry Thomson , Dawn Selby, Mali Sewell and Jason Andrew – as well as guest guitarist Colin Peddie and singer Marion Loudon. Continue reading

Pieter-Dirk Uys set to share the story of his life on and off the stage

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Pieter-Dirk Uys will be performing his show ‘Echo of Noise’ in Pietermaritzburg.

This month sees the return of master satirist, Pieter-Dirk Uys, to the Hexagon Theatre in Golf Road, Pietermaritzburg, with two of his shows – The Echo of a Noise on Tuesday, February 21, Wednesday, February 22, Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, and An Evening with Evita Bezuidenhout on Thursday, February 23 and Saturday, February 25. Uys spoke to http://www.theluvvie.com ahead of the shows. Continue reading

Celebrate music’s one-hit wonders at the Hexagon Dive

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Daniel Rossouw, Katherine McClelland, Sandra Styles, Tammy Calder and Ryan Calder star in ‘One Hit Wonderful’ at the Hexagon Dive Theatre.

DO you remember Carl Perkins, Jeannie C Riley, Kim Carnes, Eddie Holman, The BodyRockers…? No, well join the club. Most people don’t them but they did have a number one hit that rocked the world.

On Friday, December 9, Saturday, December 10, Thursday, December 15, Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17, Daniel Rossouw, Katherine McClelland, Sandra Styles, Tammy Calder and Ryan Calder will celebrate these hitmakers in the show One Hit Wonderful at the Hexagon Dive theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg. Continue reading