Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Going Dutch in Umhlanga is a whole new concept

The Dutch bar and lounge, an old-school jazz, blues and rock club, features a wide range of live music from the 1930s to the 1970s.


Cape Town's Greenmarket Square – an authentic piece of Africa

  • 15 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Greenmarket Square in Cape Town has a rich history – it was a slave market, a base to patrol from and, at its lowest point, a parking lot. Today it is a popular market where tourists can haggle over the price of souvenirs.


Sculpture on the Cliffs, Hermanus

  • 11 June 2015 by Sarah Came

While people know Hermanus for whale watching, and that the Cliff Path is renowned as the best place to do this, the path is also home to the spectacular annual Sculpture on the Cliffs exhibition, which is currently on until 16 June.


Share in the wonder of the Shared Skies exhibition

The Shared Skies exhibition, currently on display at the National Gallery in Cape Town, celebrates the ancient wisdom of the San and Wajarri people through a series of artworks done by artists who descended from those cultures.


The painted stone garden of Nukain Mabuza

  • 04 June 2015 by Stuart Dickinson

Colourful painted rocks lie scattered among the Lowveld bush near Revolver Creek in Kaapmuiden, Mpumalanga – the legacy of a man who was buried in an unmarked grave with only a reference number etched into the headstone.


Find restoration and refreshment at Arlington Antiques & Tea Garden

  • 01 June 2015 by Christine Marot

Set in the beautiful Richmond valley in KwaZulu-Natal, Arlington Antiques & Tea Garden is a spot well worth knowing about, for the antiques, the cuisine and for a warm, country welcome.


Sand art at the Durban beachfront: a photo essay

From fantasy castles to dragons, rhinos and roadsters, there’s no limit to the imagination and creativity of the talented amateur sculptors on Durban’s beachfront.


Newtown's living colours

  • 27 May 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

The vivid street art emblazoned across areas of Johannesburg’s inner city is becoming an attraction in its own right.


How to party up a storm in Bloemfontein

You’re only in Bloemfontein for a night and you feel like a bit of a razzle. Here are a couple of tips on partying like mad in this small-ish Free State city. It’s easier than you think.


#MeetSouthAfrica's Groot Marico

  • 20 May 2015 by Sarah Came

Groot Marico, named after the Marico River, is a wild and wonderful town, where historic wars have been fought, South African moonshine is produced, water sports, hiking, camping and hiking are the order of the day, and time is optional.