Posts – Arts & Entertainment

'The blanket is life'

  • 30 September 2015 by Carina van Wyk

Aranda Textile Mills, a huge blanket-manufacturer in Randfontein on Johannesburg’s West Rand, wants to turn traditional Basotho blankets into a fashion item around the world.


Joburg nightlife

  • 19 September 2015 by Camilla Kohlmeyer

Johannesburg is a multifaceted city, often described as the powerhouse of Africa. During the day it is all work, but at night this city likes to play. The choice of nightlife is impressive – from authentic South African bars and glamorous dancing clubs, to historic pubs and restaurants, Joburg is not only South Africa’s commercial capital, but its entertainment capital too.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: wildlife, views and street art

  • 10 September 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...


Aloe Valley Meander – fun for the whole family

The Aloe Valley Meander offers a day of family attractions in close proximity to Johannesburg and Pretoria ...


The V&A Waterfront’s Silo District: world-class innovation

  • 07 September 2015 by Quathar Jacobs

Built in 1921, the Grain Silo complex at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is set to become a hive of activity for travellers and locals.


South African short film goes to Los Angeles

  • 03 September 2015 by Quathar Jacobs

South African short film Promise is to make its US premiere on the opening night of the LA Shorts Fest.


White Mountain Music Festival kicks off in September

Come the end of September, the hills and valleys of Giant’s Castle will reverberate to the acoustic sounds of the 10th White Mountain Music Festival.


Hennessy celebrates 250 years of fabulous cognac – with fabulous art

  • 22 August 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

Hennessy, the world-famous cognac brand, celebrates its 250th anniversary this year with a special art exhibition that will be shown in only five cities worldwide – and Johannesburg is one of them.


The capital town for wire cars

  • 14 August 2015 by Sarah Came

In the Karoo, almost in the very centre of South Africa, lies a tiny little dorpie (small town) with a surprising penchant for cars – not F1 cars or vintage cars, but wire cars.


Designer clothing boutiques in Cape Town

  • 07 August 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town once again showcased what South African designers have to offer the world of couture. With the glitz and glamour of fashion week still fresh in our minds we browsed the streets of Cape Town in search of the most unique boutiques and designers with ready-to-wear clothing collections.