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Fokofpolisiekar raise over R1 million through crowdfunding

On the 17th May 2017 Fokofpolisiekar broke a South African record, raising over R1 million in rewards-based crowdfunding with Thundafund.com for their next studio album.

17 May 2017

ACT Awards calls for 2017 nominations

The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust Awards nominations for Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as an ImpACT Award for Young Professionals are now open. Hosted by Sun International and supported by the Nedbank Arts Affinity, DALRO, SAMRO, JTI and Creative Feel, the ACT Awards celebrates more than 150...

15 May 2017

Raise the curtain for the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards

The who's who of South African theatre will be celebrating the past year's achievements at the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards, which will take place at the Lyric Theatre in Gold Reef City on 5 June. Even though members of the public may attend the awards for R200 per ticket, the awards will be filmed...

15 May 2017

Spice Route Wines win big at 2017 NWC

Spice Route Wines received several accolades at the 2017 National Wine Challenge awards. Spice Route Wines' Amos Block Perpetual Reserve NV, Saffron Rosé 2016, and Terra de Bron Grenache 2015 were awarded in the Double Platinum/Top 100 category. The Spice Route Amos Block Perpetual Reserve NV...

3 May 2017

Gold Reef City plays host to Kaya FM's The Art of Sunday

Kaya FM's jazz show, The Art of Sunday, will be broadcasting live from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, 30 April, at Gold Reef City. The host of the show, Brenda Sisane, will be presenting the finest jazz and soul artists, with a performance by Sisonke Xonti live at the Back O' the Moon Restaurant & Bar....

24 Apr 2017

RTD, OppiKoppi collaborate on 2017 events

Rocking the Daisies and OppiKoppi will be collaborating on this year's events. OppiKoppi will be taking place on the same weekend as #RTD2017 (5-8 October) this year, with both festivals sharing their headlining acts. The combined attendance at both festivals is expected to reach 45,000, as fans...

18 Apr 2017

ODA exhibits Olantunji Sanusi's Save Water

Nigerian-born and South African-based fine artist, Olantunji Sanusi, pays homage to water as a vital and sacred origin of life as depicted in Yoruba legend, which echoes the basic element of water as life-giving. Sanusi makes use of recycled paper in this collection, transporting visitors to the...

13 Apr 2017

Off the Beat ‘n Track set to be family-friendly mountain biking event

Tracker and Jacaranda FM will be presenting the very first Off the Beat ‘n Track mountain biking and music event in April. The event offers mountain biking routes which will range from 2kms to 50kms and family members of all ages may participate. After the race, families will be able to have a...

15 Mar 2017

Uitkyk has one of SA's best Chardonnay, says Decanter

Uitkyk wine estate's Uitkyk Chardonnay 2015 was included in Decanter's panel tasting report on South African Chardonnay. Uitkyk wine estate in located on the southern slope of Simonsberg in the Stellenbosch wine region. Decanter is an international wine magazine which features the field's...

10 Mar 2017

March is the celebration of pizza at Jamie's Italian

During the month of March, Jamie's Italian in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg will be celebrating pizza. Each week in March, Jamie Oliver's Italian themed restaurant will be serving a unique pizza which is a result of a partnership with local and international artisan producers. The pizzas will be...

7 Mar 2017

Orms partners with DJ Invizable for Art Africa Fair

DJ Invizable's art piece, Skorofietsie, will feature on specialised substrates at the Art Africa Fair from 24 February-5 March 2017. The work explores the concept of the Afrocentric solutions to Eurocentric consumerist unconsciousness. The installation features Inkjet prints on metal and Perspex,...

24 Feb 2017

Minions to be a part of the Puma Sportstyle product range

Ahead of their return to the big screen in Despicable Me 3, the Minions have joined Puma, Illumination and Universal Brand Development in a multi-season partnership. The Minions will be bringing their knowledge of art and design to the Puma Sportstyle product range which will now include a new...

24 Feb 2017

Cape Town Beauty Bar introduces 'popup' bar

Cape Town Beauty Bar has introduced the 'popup' bar, a mobile beauty bar that can be set up at various events like hen parties, baby showers and corporate functions. The mobile beauty bar offers a range of beauty treatments as well as makeup applications, hair styling, spray tanning, eyelash and...

21 Feb 2017

Bruwer Raats, Morné Vrey join Cape Winemakers Guild

Bruwer Raats of Raats Family Wines and Morné Vrey of Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch have joined the Cape Winemakers Guild. The guild extends membership Invitations to winemakers who have been responsible for the production of outstanding wines for a minimum of five years and who continue to do...

11 Jan 2017

New restaurant La Tete opens on Bree Street

New restaurant La Tete just opened on 17 Bree Street, Cape Town. Headed up by Chef Giles Edwards, who spent the past ten years in London, this farm to fork eatery gives a nod to the French, with emphasis on direct relationships with producers. Beef, lamb, goat and seafood will feature, with...

29 Nov 2016

Tasting Room in Eat Out top 10 list for 14th time

The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek was included in the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards' top 10 South African restaurants for a record 14th time. The restaurant placed fourth in the 2016 edition of the list. Since joining the kitchen at Le Quartier Français, 21 years...

21 Nov 2016

Vineyard Hotel named one of the best wine-themed hotels in the world

The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town made Vinepair's list of the "World's Most Amazing Wine Themed Hotels" as well as a similarly themed but entirely different list compiled by Drinksfeed.com. With only two hotels representing Africa, the lists include other hotels such as the La Grande...

29 Jul 2016

Brenda Fassie fans invited to break ticket sales record

Morula Casino and RT Concerts aim to sell 200,000 tickets to the Brenda Fassie Tribute show from 28 April to 30 April - thus breaking the South African record for the most tickets sold to a local show in the space of three days. The show, which will be held in September 2016, will showcase Brenda...

29 Apr 2016

Face of Lufthansa announced

South African media personality, Jo-Anne Strauss, has been nominated by Lufthansa German Airlines as the Face of Lufthansa South Africa. Previously, Strauss was elected Miss South Africa and served as a UNICEF advocate for international children's rights.

28 Apr 2016

Noakes and Holford collaborate in new TV series

My Food Addiction, a reality TV series starring psychologist, Patrick Holford and nutritional expert, Professor Tim Noakes, with a guest appearance from chef, Jamie Oliver, will air in 2017. The series will display Holford and Noakes developing science based, tailored programmes for participants...

28 Apr 2016

CBC walks away with international Craft Beer Awards

South African craft beer producer Cape Brewing Company (CBC) recently walked away with four medals from the Meiningers International Craft Beer Awards. The awards were announced in Neustadt, Germany in April. CBC was awarded top honors with a platinum medal for their Cape of Good Hope Imperial IPA,...

28 Apr 2016

NavWorld partner with top women's cycling team

Sports and adventure technology retailer NavWorld have announced a three-year partnership with one of South Africa's top women's cycling teams. During this time, they will provide Team Bestmed-ASG with the latest Garmin Sport products as well as training, a warranty service and technical support...

14 Apr 2016

Avis to partner with Absa Cape Epic

Avis is to once again partner with the Absa Cape Epic race as the official car rental supplier and sole sponsor of vehicles for the Premium Upgrade Package. The demanding eight day mountain bike stage race is set to take place from 13-20 March 2016 starting in Meerendal Wine Estate and ending at...

10 Mar 2016

Avis sponsors Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016

Avis is pleased to announce that it will once again be partnering with the Cape Town Cycle Tour as the official car rental supplier, taking place in Cape Town on the 6th of March 2016. The partnership between Avis and The Cape Town Cycle Tour began in 2013 and continues to grow stronger each year....

3 Mar 2016

Inga Gubeka awarded bespoke Glenfiddich variant

Glenfiddich recently held a private ceremony to honour Glenfiddich maverick, Inga Gubeka with his own bespoke variant. As the Glenfiddich maverick, Inga was awarded with the rare honour of bottling and naming his own variant of Glenfiddich whisky valued at R80,000. His bespoke variant was presented...

23 Feb 2016

Harlem Globetrotters' tour to SA cancelled

Basketball team, The Harlem Globetrotters, will no longer tour South Africa in July 2015. The two shows scheduled to take place at the Grand Arena, GrandWest on 1 and 2 July 2015 have been cancelled. The cancellation of the tour by the team's New Zealand-based promoter, On The Road Events, is due...

25 Jun 2015

Don't be surprised to see your Instagram photos on sale...

The Washington Post reports that someone else can sell your Instagram photos for $90,000. It's not just a possibility - it's just happened. It seems Richard Prince has been 'rephotographing' since the 1970s, with his 'New Portraits' collection at New York's Frieze Art Fair comprising 37...

26 May 2015

Overdrive - free online music magazine launches

Overdrive, a free online music magazine, focusing on the genres of rock, indie, alternative and punk has launched in South Africa. The launch issue features South African band Shortstraw along with popular UK bands Idlewild, China Drum and Ben Howard as well as American band, Little Hurricane....

3 Mar 2015

Best Food & Wine Blog in South Africa is TheKateTin.com

The judges of the 2014 South African Blog Awards have awarded Katelyn Williams, pastry chef on Expresso Morning Show, as the winner of Best Food & Wine Blog for her blog, TheKateTin.com. She believes it is her chatty, tongue-in-cheek writing style, unique recipes and beautiful food photography that...

3 Feb 2015

Third edition in FoodWeekly Cookbook series ready for festive season

{{Image}}The Sunday Times has released the third edition in the FoodWeekly Cookbook series in time for the festive season. The new collection is a packed compilation of the most requested, tried and tested of Hilary Biller's delicious easy-to-prepare recipes. Featuring a fresh new design, the...

5 Dec 2014

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