Posts – Arts & Entertainment

A brush with South Africa’s art galleries

  • 19 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

There are a number of world-renowned art galleries scattered around the country, showcasing the work of old masters as well as emerging contemporary talent. Get a healthy dose of artistic culture at these fine galleries ...

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Love South Africa: Photos by Derek Smith, aka Mr Baggins

  • 15 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We have decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.

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Top music festivals in South Africa

  • 13 August 2014 by Sarah Came

With our stunning landscape and equally beautiful weather, there are few better places to find a spot for a weekend far away from real life. And if you want a total escape, there is no better place than a world in the wilderness created by a music festival.

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MaXhosa designer Laduma Ngxokolo talks inheritance and heritage

  • 22 July 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Four years ago Port Elizabeth-born designer Laduma Ngxokolo saw a gap in the market for traditional Xhosa initiates’ attire and created his label MaXhosa by Laduma.

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South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.

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The National Arts Festival – a national treasure

  • 11 July 2014 by Sarah Came

The National Arts Festival, currently on in Grahamstown, is one of South Africa’s arts and culture highlights, and is the biggest annual event of its kind in Africa.

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Jackson Hlungwani’s artworks live on

  • 08 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The late Jackson Hlungwani has been described as legendary and is recognised across the world for his artistic sculptures.

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Photographer profile: Singita's Ross Couper

Read our Q&A with wildlife photographer Ross Couper, a field guide at Singita Sabi Sand game reserve. His ‘office’ is some of the finest game-viewing land in southern Africa.

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Fashion and fun at the Durban July

  • 07 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Vodacom Durban July took place this past Saturday, 5 July 2014. There was fantastic hospitality, interesting fashion interpretations of the ‘Big Screen’ theme, lots of fun and, of course, horse racing.

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The Cape route less travelled

  • 30 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Take the road less travelled with Coffeebeans Routes and get a taste of the Cape that you will never forget. Choose whatever takes your fancy: a jazz safari visiting legendary jazz musicians in their homes, or one of the other routes showcasing revolution, storytelling, food, art, music and design.

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