Weekly Columns

This Week’s Music Musts!

Opera favourites, swing and a dose of Peachy Keen rockabilly By Claudia Mohr Classical music lovers should head out of Cape Town this weekend and explore a series of autumn music concerts in the Franschhoek NG Kerk (Huguenot road, Franschhoek). The concerts take place in conjunction with the annual Franschhoek...

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Social Leverage

The write kind of wrong By Carla Lever With marking season squarely upon us, I’m keeping busy wading through the detritus of my students’ earnest and well-meaning attacks on the English language. Sometimes, I laugh. Like the time my good friend told her experience of using the family computer and...

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Gadget Buddies

Hold the world in your palm with the Samsung Galaxy S3   By Imran Khan The Samsung Galaxy S3 is here, lifting off from where the older model the S2 ended. It will be coming to South Africa as a replacement to the Samsung Nexus and fits into the same...

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Health and Beauty

Make time for exercise and feel the difference By RoxyK There is nothing quite like putting your trainers on and heading for a brisk twenty minute walk. A daily dose of movement can counteract fatigue, improve concentration and of course make the body stronger. A good diet is the key to...

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Encore

The state of the nation on Freedom Day By Rafiek Mammon So it has been quite a week again in the news of our beloved country. E-tolling interdicts with the ridiculous saga continuing blithely; pardons (or rather, clemency?) for non-violent crimes prisoners; gang rapes; ATM bombings; long weekend road accidents;...

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This Week’s Music Musts!

Jazz cats, blues cats and rockers for rhinos   By Claudia Mohr Jazz fans can have their fill this weekend as The Mahogany Room (79 Buitenkant Street) brings you acclaimed pianist and composer Kyle Shepherd in concert. He will be playing both Friday and Saturday night, in two separate sets,...

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