NEWS

Make your 67 minutes count on Mandela Day

Broad Bean Soup

Many people ask what the meaning of 67 Minutes is. “Mr. Mandela has spent 67 years making the world a better place. Now we’re asking you for 67 minutes.” Let's celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday on July 18 together and do some good, whether that means running a soup kitchen and cooking delicious, nourishing pots...

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Banish dry skin this Winter

Turkish delight whipped body mousse by hey gorgeous

  Chilly temperatures, dry air and icy winds can cause skin to become dry, flaky and itchy as the winter climate strips the natural moisture of the skin. Your skin is a living organ that is responsible for keeping you cool and protecting your body against harmful germs. You might think that a long...

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Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020

Keep an eye on SAMWs social media platforms for ticketing info

The much awaited SA menswear Week Spring/Summer 2020 is set to take place on July 6 at the KPMG building at the foreshore in Cape Town. “We always want to raise the bar and explore new spaces with each season and this time it’s no different,” says Simon Deiner, co-founder of SAMW. “We chose...

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CITIES

FOOD & WINE

Around the world the Avo way

Warm Winter Spinach Salad with Avo

It's no secret that we South Africans love our avos. But, it would seem, we're not the only ones. As the World Avocado Organisation (WAO), of which South Africa is a member, prepares to celebrate World Avocado Month this June, it has been revealed that we share the honour of devouring the most...

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THEATRES

A slice of contemporary Italian theatre in Camps Bay

Dorothy Ann Gould during rehearsals for Family Secrets

It has been quite some time since there has been a production of a contemporary Italian play in South Africa. University drama courses still occasionally stage the odd Luigi Pirandello drama, but apart from the Neapolitan family sagas by Eduardo di Fillipo, we have become out of touch with the vibrant theatre scene of Italy,...

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MUSIC

After Dark at the Two Oceans Aquarium is back!

shadowclub basement to perform at Two Oceans Aquarium

Following the sold-out success of the 2018 shows, Texx and the City and the Two Oceans Aquarium are once again joining forces to showcase some of South Africa's finest musical acts. Over four nights from May to August 2019, the Aquarium will host eight stellar bands: Shadowclub, Manu Grace, Dangerfields, Twin Weaver, Manny Walters, Luh’ra, The Steezies and...

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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

Make your 67 minutes count on Mandela Day

Broad Bean Soup

Many people ask what the meaning of 67 Minutes is. “Mr. Mandela has spent 67 years making the world a better place. Now we’re asking you for 67 minutes.” Let's celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday on July 18 together and do some good, whether that means running a soup kitchen and cooking delicious, nourishing pots of...

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Banish dry skin this Winter

Turkish delight whipped body mousse by hey gorgeous

  Chilly temperatures, dry air and icy winds can cause skin to become dry, flaky and itchy as the winter climate strips the natural moisture of the skin. Your skin is a living organ that is responsible for keeping you cool and protecting your body against harmful germs. You might think that a long warm...

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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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