Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Joburg’s streets: A canvas reflecting South Africa's culture and history

  • 25 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

Johannesburg offers a feast for visitors’ eyes. Here are some pieces of street art and statues that should definitely feature in your holiday snaps of the city ...


#TravelChatSA: South Africa in ‘a thousand words’

  • 16 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The scenic beauty of South Africa was showcased to great effect on Twitter in the latest #TravelChatSA. Travellers from across the country shared their best travel snaps in the one-hour gathering on the social networking site.


Vrede en Lust – more than just a wine farm

  • 10 October 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Franschhoek wine farm Vrede en Lust is known for its award-winning wines and for hosting memorable weddings. But the farm is also a sought-after filming location, and is a trailblazer in renewable energy use.


iNyoka Gallery

There’s a new art gallery in the Lowveld. Run by the artists, for the artists, iNyoka does things a little differently. And, judging by the support the project’s received, people approve.


South Africa stars in the finale of hit Australian TV show The Bachelor

  • 03 October 2014 by Lynnette Johns

South Africa has been showcased on the hit Australian dating reality show, The Bachelor. The last two episodes of the current series are shot in South Africa and end with Bachelor Blake proposing to one of the three ladies who accompanies him here.


Shopping and more at Johannesburg’s Newtown Junction

  • 25 September 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Adding to Johannesburg’s vibrancy is the Newtown Junction mixed-use development building that officially opened on 25 September 2014.


The Soweto Festival Expo: A fun-filled family outing

  • 25 September 2014 by Carina van Wyk

The Soweto Festival Expo showcases a variety of goods and services, and provides entertainment for the entire family. The expo also supports local entrepreneurs, contributing to the greater Soweto’s economy and community.


Wildlife photography tips from a pro

  • 15 September 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

If you dream of getting that perfect wildlife shot, then here are some invaluable tips from an expert.


Africa comes to life at the Rosebank Art & Craft Market

  • 13 September 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

From its shop-level entrance, the Rosebank Art & Craft Market seems like a humble store. But venture down the stairs at the back of the shop, and you’re met with a bustling underground market that captures the essence of Africa.


Murder mystery evening at Maropeng: Real-life CSI and forensic anthropology

  • 22 August 2014 by Kate Rau

On 30 August 2014, Maropeng will host a murder mystery evening. The event promises to be a thrilling introduction to real-life CSI for anyone with an interest in forensics, anthropology and the human body.