Posts – Arts & Entertainment

The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival: a celebration of Afrikaans

Expect to participate in a sokkie (an informal style of dance), and discover much-loved dishes such as potjiekos and milk tart.


Painting the streets of Kgubetswana

  • 08 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Think of the term ‘street art’ in South Africa, and more often than not, you will picture the masterpieces sprayed under bridges and on buildings in the sprawling urban jungles. I spotted the art form in an almost rural setting – and it was magnificent.


South Africa rallies behind Trevor Noah

South Africans are on a high after the announcement that local comedian Trevor Noah will be the new host of The Daily Show.


One Direction light up the worlds of Johannesburg fans

  • 30 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

If you aren’t a Directioner yourself then you surely know at least two Directioners – One Direction are currently one of the biggest pop acts in the world, and their sold-out concerts in Johannesburg proved why.


Everything is awesome at Joburg's upcoming Lego exhibit

Joburgers, you’re in for a real treat – the incredible Art of the Brick exhibition has wrapped up in Cape Town and will be making its way to the City of Gold on 3 April 2015.


Popular music videos featuring South Africa

  • 21 March 2015 by Sarah Came

You may know that several films and TV series have been filmed in South Africa, but did you know that many international music stars have also chosen to shoot their videos here?


When you're in the mood for a movie in Durban

  • 03 March 2015 by Christine Marot

There are than 50 movie theatres to choose from at major shopping complexes in and around Durban, including the Galleria, Gateway, Musgrave, Suncoast and Pavilion.


5 South African spots you've seen on the big screen

  • 25 February 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

With its sweeping, panoramic views of mountains, coastlines and grasslands, its bustling cities and its unique citizens, it’s clear that South Africa was made for the big screen – and in recent years, it seems, the international film industry agrees.


I was wowed in Joburg

  • 24 February 2015 by Sasha Hall

The Johannesburg City Sightseeing Red Bus is offering an exciting new route through the Maboneng Precinct. This venture will launch on 1 March 2015.


Orpheus in Africa at the Fugard Theatre

  • 11 February 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Orpheus in Africa, now on at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, is a must-see production about the little-known story of a black singing troupe that performed in South Africa during the late 1800s.