Posts – Arts & Entertainment

The real gems of Jagersfontein

The dusty little southern Free State dorp of Jagersfontein has the distinction of being the oldest diamond-mining town in the world. Now other kinds of shiny beauties can be found here.

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Vusi Mahlasela plays the Karoo

Vusi Mahlasela recently played Nieu-Bethesda shortly before his extensive tour of the United States.

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Kalahari Karoo Blues

This is a blog you have to listen to, as opposed to just read. The words can only ever serve as an introduction to the incredible music that comes from the most remote corners of southern and South Africa: the Hardeveld, the Klein Karoo and the Kalahari.

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Art Week Cape Town

Art Week Cape Town ‘is an intense and comprehensive offering of the best of local contemporary art’, says co-organiser Anthea Buys.

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Art on the streets of Jo’burg

I recently had the pleasure of going on a public art tour organised by Past Experiences, a company that arranges walking tours around the Jo’burg inner city.

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Fragments of a Burnt History

Wood, found objects, the debris of daily life and various artworks transform one wall of David Krut Projects in Johannesburg into a monochromatic landscape of textured, sepia hues.

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Five fun things to do for New Year’s Eve

  • 22 November 2012 by Laura Maggs

Dust off those party shoes and take your pick of these fantastic South African New Year’s Eve celebrations…

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Time to ImproGuise

Armed with only their wits and some arbitrary props, members of the ImproGuise Theatresports team transform into a range of characters, create alternate worlds with their words and actions, and make people laugh out loud with their live, unscripted shows.

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The magnificent Mr Roberts

When it comes to fashion, Michael Roberts is an international icon. Photographer, writer, stylist, illustrator, author, artist – all these names apply.

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Rohan Marley launches eco-friendly headphone range in South Africa

  • 02 November 2012 by Leon Jamarie

‘It feels like my second home, a home away from home,’ says Rohan Marley, son of legendary musician Bob Marley, of South Africa.

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