NEWS

Women in Law Awards nominations still open

Women in Law Awards nominations

  The Women in Law Awards (WOZA) was launched in Cape Town on February 28, which is the brainchild of Rehana Khan Parker, Director of Rehana Khan Parker & Associates. These awards are said to honour and celebrate the achievements of female legal practitioners who have made remarkable differences in the legal profession, by...

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ARTSCAPE RECEIVES CLEAN AUDIT AWARD TROPHY

Artscape scoops award for a clean audit

Artscape Theatre Centre was presented with its clean audit award trophy by the Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu at the local Cape Town office on Tuesday, 02 April. Attended by the Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille among other dignitaries, the award recognised Artscape’s continued commitment towards conscientious financial expenditure in accordance with all laws governing financial...

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CITIES

FOOD & WINE

Belthazar Restaurant April special

Belthazar Restaurant April special

Belthazar Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront – offering an award-winning meat and seafood extravaganza, “the biggest wine by the glass bar in the world” and panoramic views – has a fabulous special running during the month of April for Slick Restaurant Loyalty Card Holders: 30% Discount off all food, wine and spirits will...

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Delicious ducktails by Jenny Morris

Jennys honey ginger orange duck

I would like to share a few little cooking hints and tips on cooking duck with you: If you are roasting a whole duck, place it onto a baking rack over a baking tray so you can catch all that delicious duck fat as it cooks out. If you want a beautifully cooked...

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THEATRES

Men In Tutus features dancers from nearly 10 different countries

The run of the international production ‘Men In Tutus’ – a clever, affectionate parody of the ballet canon, both classical and contemporary, via male dancers’ humorous female personae – kicks off in South Africa this week: in Johannesburg on April 12 to 14, at the Teatro at Montecasino; with Cape Town to follow from Thursday...

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Conrad Koch and Chester Missing back at Monte

Conrad Koch & Chester Missing

With repeated five-star reviews in tow after a whirlwind tour to Canada and Australia, Conrad Koch & Chester Missing and their fellow entourage of loyal puppets are excited to be returning back to the Pieter Toerien Studio Theatre stage at Montecasino, from March 27 to April 14. ‘Puppet Guy’ is all about the humorous characters,...

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MUSIC

A special Sunday Soiree with Godfrey Johnson. 

Godfrey Johnson in Cape Town

Sunday Soiree at Rosedene   Something special happens when Cape Town turns from summer to winter; colours change, sounds quieten, we wonder what’s in store…join Godfrey Johnson at the Rosedene Guesthouse in Upper Kloof Street on Sunday 7 April for a really special welcome to this softer, gentler Cape Town.     Godfrey Johnson –...

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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

Delicious ducktails by Jenny Morris

Jennys honey ginger orange duck

I would like to share a few little cooking hints and tips on cooking duck with you: If you are roasting a whole duck, place it onto a baking rack over a baking tray so you can catch all that delicious duck fat as it cooks out. If you want a beautifully cooked duck, never...

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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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Holmes and Watson at the movies this week

A scene from Holmes and Watson

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly – the legendary duo from ‘Step Brothers’ and ‘Talladega Nights’ – reunite in ‘Holmes & Watson’, a unique and comic take on the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his faithful companion, Dr. John Watson.  The game is afoot, or “a going,” as Holmes proclaims, when a dead...

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First Man opens at the movies on 26 October

Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy in First Man

  On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning ‘La La Land’, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for ‘First Man’, the story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told...

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A Star is Born opens on 12 October in SA

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born

  In A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive. In this...

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