Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Model Alek Wek gives SA the thumbs-up

A brief interview with Sudan-born supermodel Alek Wek on visiting South Africa.


Popular South African music

  • 07 November 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa’s local music scene is constantly growing. We choose five videos from popular local bands to share with music lovers.



  • 31 October 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

AfrikaBurn is an experience of a lifetime: it is a ‘temporary city of art, theme camps, costume, music and performance’ in the middle of the Tankwa Karoo.


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa 2013: Calling all fashionistas

Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect from the continent’s finest designers at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa…


Johannesburg's Museum of African Design (MOAD)

Johannesburg’s new Museum of African Design (MOAD) in the trendy Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg was opened by Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile on Thursday 24 October 2013.


Sensational Soweto

  • 24 October 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Soweto is wonderful and vibrant – from famous streets and monuments to lovely architecture, big malls and fantastic people, it is a sensational place that offers many exciting activities.


Things to do in the North West province

  • 24 October 2013 by Melanie-Ann Feris

There’s a lot to see and do in the North West province. Here are just a few of the activities we think you should cram into a quick getaway to the province.


Stunning street art in South Africa

  • 10 October 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Some argue that graffiti (or tagging) and street art are one and the same, while others suggest that the former is not an art form while the latter is often a witty reflection on the state of the nation that brightens up urban environments.


#MeetSouthAfrica: Cedric Nunn

In conversation with art photographer Cedric Nunn.


Roots of Rhythm

South Africa’s stories aren’t just in the way we live or the food we eat. They’re not just in the traditions we practise, the histories we repeat or the languages we speak. They’re in our music and movement. And they’re in the powerful rhythms of our songs and the physicality of our dances.