NEWS

Cape Town Gospel Choir – RECRUITMENT OF SINGERS

Cape Town Gospel Choir

The Cape Town Gospel Choir is recruiting singers for its 2019/2020 season of concerts and events. The Cape Town Gospel Choir is a dynamic and versatile choir which has in the past performed at the Kirstenbosch Carols, Radio Tygerberg’s Christmas Concert, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town City Hall and many other locations in the Mother...

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CITIES

FOOD & WINE

Darling Brew comes to the city

Phillipa Wood, Darling Brew co-founder

Darling Brew Woodstock opened their doors to the public on Saturday, 2 March 2019, bringing their extensive range of craft beers closer to craft beer lovers in Cape Town. Hailing from Germany, General Manager Lars Pflanz blends his successful recipe for operating bars and restaurants in Europe with a South African flavour to...

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THEATRES

MUSIC

Dazzling Frank Sinatra international hit show to tour SA

Richard Shelton as Frank Sinatra to tour SA

Frank Sinatra, one of music's great icons, is all set to ignite the South African stage in 2019 in a dazzling big band international show, SINATRA AND ME, featuring celebrated British performer, Richard Shelton who has been described as "one of the world’s finest Sinatra interpreters".  Shelton is an award-winning actor and singer and his...

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High School Band Slam returns to the Waterfront

Bergvliet High School at Band Slam

Between Thursday 7 and Friday 15 March, 10 Peninsula High Schools will go head-to-head in the 2019 High School Band Slam at the V&A Waterfront’s Amphitheatre from 6pm. The audience can expect to hear a wide range of music genres and instruments including drums, pianos, guitars and saxophones. The shortlist of schools includes Rustenburg Girls'...

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MARKETS

Festive Ideas Market now on at Simondium

Festive Ideas at Simondium

The season of giving is almost upon us and the organisers of the Festive Ideas Market are getting into the festive spirit with surprises, freebies, hampers and gift vouchers for market goers.  The market takes place at the Simondium’s Country Lodge from Wednesday, 24 October, till Sunday, 28 October. Several lucky draws will be...

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WEEKLY COLUMNS

Have you got your Duck in a row?

Duck Breasts with Spicy Plum Sauce

I love the rich luxurious texture of duck meat. I'm not sure who is more crazy about this delicious bird, me or the Chinese. Duck is one of my favourite proteins and it is easier to cook than you think. I will start with the breasts this week and next time we will tackle the...

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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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