NEWS

Taking ballet forward in 21st century South Africa

Debbie Turner, CEO Cape Town City Ballet - Photo credit_ Oscar O’Ryan

Peter Tromp caught up with DEBBIE TURNER, who was appointed CEO of Cape Town City Ballet almost a year ago, upon the eve of the company’s staging of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Artscape Opera House as part of their exciting Autumn/Winter Season. How have things been for you since becoming Cape Town City Ballet...

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Women’s Day 2019 with Women Zone in Cape Town

Women Zone in Cape Town

Women have always made their mark in society as strong, patient and passionate individuals who work tirelessly to help keep their families, loved ones and friends together. Women’s Day is celebrated every year on August 9 to commemorate the largest demonstration in South African history where over 20000 women marched to the Union Building...

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Microblading for that professional looking brow

Microblading can lead to remarkable results, but requires great care

Eyebrows are the frames to our eyes and they emphasise our expressions, so taking care of them is vital. As we age, our eyebrows decline in volume and re-growth takes longer than normal. The tips of the eyebrows especially get thinner and scanty. Eyebrows are like one’s hair; they need to be groomed and...

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CITIES

FOOD & WINE

Steenberg by Night celebrates women this August

Join other women for what promises to be inspiring sessions

Steenberg, the landmark Constantia wine farm, celebrates its rich legacy of formidable women with Steenberg by Night, a series of inspiring workshops during Women’s Month in August. Women have always been central to this 17th century farm, founded by the indomitable Catharina Ustings Ras, and today a new generation of accomplished women –...

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THEATRES

Vikash Mathura and JJ Mathura are In Therapy

Vikash Mathura

Join legendary comedians Vikash Mathura and JJ Mathura live at iZulu Theatre at Sibaya Casino. The show, In Therapy, brings two entertainment stalwarts together on stage for the first time ever. Audiences will also get to watch as Uncle Bala, Harry Mama, Dollia Mausie and Professor Pyarelal intrude on JJ`s personal time to seek her...

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Simon and Garfunkel gets a classy makeover

Simon and Garfunkel at Theatre on the Bay

  Fall in love with Simon & Garfunkel all over again in this dynamic, and uplifting musical journey through more than 20 classic hits! Everyone knows the songs of Simon & Garfunkel and between 31 July and 17 August, you will be able to hear them all live at Theatre On The Bay.  Expect to...

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MUSIC

Star studded all-SA cast to rock Montecasino

Star studded all-SA cast to rock Montecasino

Broadway’s smash hit musical, ‘Rock of Ages’ is set to rock Montecasino’s Teatro for the first time from Thursday, September 26, to Sunday, October 20. This jukebox musical features 28 classic rock songs from the 1980s, including hits ‘Don't Stop Believin'’, ‘The Final Countdown’, ‘Here I Go Again’ and many more. As the humorous high-energy...

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MARKETS

For the love of all things vintage

For the love of all things vintage

The Vintage Ideas market is back for its eighth edition and promises to be more spectacular than ever before. This beloved market will once again be staged at the Simondium’s Country Lodge, from April 27 to 30, and should beguile visitors with the amazing selection of vintage and vintage inspired items. This year’s market...

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WEEKLY COLUMNS

Microblading for that professional looking brow

Microblading can lead to remarkable results, but requires great care

Eyebrows are the frames to our eyes and they emphasise our expressions, so taking care of them is vital. As we age, our eyebrows decline in volume and re-growth takes longer than normal. The tips of the eyebrows especially get thinner and scanty. Eyebrows are like one’s hair; they need to be groomed and cared...

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48hOURS TV

Artscape and City of Cape Town cement Arts in the city

Artscape and City of Cape Town cement Arts in the city

The City of Cape Town and the Artscape Theatre today signed a memorandum of understanding as part of a R2 million grant-in-aid that the City is providing to the theatre. The funding will be used to support specific programmes which focus on the youth, gender, vulnerable groups, heritage and culture, and the resource centre. The City...

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INTERVIEWS

THE WERF: Hearty, unfussy fare driven by nature

The Werf Restaurant interior

There are a great many pleasures to be experienced at Boschendal, and high on the list is a meal at The Werf Restaurant, helmed by chef Christiaan Campbell. At its heart is the nine-hectare vegetable garden on the restaurant’s doorstep, which has a significant influence on the menu daily, as well as through the seasons....

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REVIEWS

THE WERF: Hearty, unfussy fare driven by nature

The Werf Restaurant interior

There are a great many pleasures to be experienced at Boschendal, and high on the list is a meal at The Werf Restaurant, helmed by chef Christiaan Campbell. At its heart is the nine-hectare vegetable garden on the restaurant’s doorstep, which has a significant influence on the menu daily, as well as through the seasons....

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MOVIES

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY

FILM: FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY   CAST: FLORENCE PUGH, LENA HEADEY, NICK FROST, JACK LOWDEN, VINCE VAUGHN   DIRECTOR: STEPHEN MERCHANT   ‘Fighting with My Family’ is a “heart warming” comedy based on the true story of WWE Superstar Paige. Born into a tight-knit British wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic...

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