NEWS

City offers to help guest houses and B&Bs

185 on Beach Guesthouse

As part of its continued efforts to assist residents and businesses in Cape Town, the City of Cape Town is offering guest houses and B&Bs an option of applying to change their property classification if they need to as a result of the COVID-19 impact, which in some cases could cut rates bills in...

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Bolt acts quickly to help small businesses surive

Bolt Food app view

Ride-hailing service Bolt believes that SMEs are the engines of growth and employment in South Africa, and that action-driven support of small business is now more important than ever, as many SMEs and micro-entrepreneurs are at risk of losing their livelihoods. In a quick pivot of the planned launch of its food delivery service...

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CITIES

FOOD & WINE

SIP ON SUNSHINE AT VEUVE CLICQUOT YELLOWEEK 2020

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Cape Town’s champagne fans are be sipping on sunshine and celebrating summer during Veuve Clicquot Yelloweek, since the 24rd of February to the 5th of March. In the build-up to the Veuve Clicquot Invitational on Sunday 1 March, Veuve Clicquot presents a week of bright champagne experiences at Cape Town’s chic & trendy...

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THEATRES

CLOSED-The Fugard closes until further notice

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on Sunday 15 March, we have decided to suspend operations at The Fugard Theatre with immediate effect, as of Monday 16 March 2020, until further notice due to the acceleration of the COVID-19 virus over the weekend. The health and well-being of our audiences, actors and The Fugard staff remain...

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CLOSED-Baxter Theatre closes until end April 2020

The Baxter Theatre Foyer in 2017.

The Baxter Theatre Centre has made the decision to cancel all performances at the theatre, with immediate effect, until the end of April 2020. This is in line with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of declaring South Africa a State of Disaster and the University of Cape Town’s executive decision to implement precautionary, proactive measures to...

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MUSIC

POSTPONED-Lighthouse Family SA Tour

Tunde Baiyewu and Paul Tucker of the Lighthouse Family

Please take note this tour has been postponed until further notice. British musical duo Lighthouse Family have announced that they will be touring South Africa in March 2020 for the very first time. The tour dates are as follows Johannesburg: March 20 and 21 at the Teatro, Montecasino Cape Town: March 24 at the Grand...

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MARKETS

TEN YEARS OF FANTASTIC FARMERS’ MARKETS AT WINDMEUL

Windmeul Farmers Market celebrates local produce.

Windmeul Cellar is celebrating a decade of delicious farmers’ markets on Saturday, 5 October.  This amazing fresh produce market has drawn the crowds for the past ten years with unbeatable local products. The co-operative cellar opened its tasting venue in 2006, which enabled them to broaden their offering to the public.  According to cellar...

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WEEKLY COLUMNS

My Peri Peri Prawns with Roasted red chilli paste

Peri peri prawns by Jenny Morris

From the latest series of From the Heart with Jenny Morris as seen on Foodnetwork on DSTV 175. This is the delicios peri-peri prawns with red chillie paste. Ingredients 6 large Tiger Prawns per person (24) 2 YELLOW Lemons 1 cup Loosely packed cup chopped coriander 6 cloves crushed garlic 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger...

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Chocolates Valor, for the love of chocolates

The Chocolates Valor product range

There’s not much that a little chocolate can’t solve, right? History has it that people have been delighting in the joys of the humble cocoa bean since 450BC... no surprises there. But not all chocolates are created equally. This is something that the folks at Chocolates Valor know all about. The premium Spanish chocolate brand...

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48hOURS TV

INTERVIEWS

Committie and company make magic at Theatre on the Bay

Richard White and Alan Committie in The Producers

Production title: The Producers Director: Joseph Pitcher Cast: Alan Committie, Richard White, Terence Bridgett, Earl Gregory, Raquel Munn, Schoeman Smit & ensemble Venue: Theatre on the Bay until March 28   Reviewer: Rafiek Mammon   When in the media, one receives many e-mails from theatres claiming that their show is the “hottest in town”. Theatre...

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REVIEWS

Committie and company make magic at Theatre on the Bay

Richard White and Alan Committie in The Producers

Production title: The Producers Director: Joseph Pitcher Cast: Alan Committie, Richard White, Terence Bridgett, Earl Gregory, Raquel Munn, Schoeman Smit & ensemble Venue: Theatre on the Bay until March 28   Reviewer: Rafiek Mammon   When in the media, one receives many e-mails from theatres claiming that their show is the “hottest in town”. Theatre...

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MOVIES

Bad Boys for Life opens in cinemas across SA

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Bad Boys For Life

FILM: BAD BOYS FOR LIFE CAST: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Paola Nunez, Kate Del Castillo, Nicky Jam, Joe Pantoliano DIRECTORS: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back together for one last ride. Marcus is now a police inspector and...

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Back of the Moon opens across SA today

Angus Gibson_Director_of Back of the Moon

Tell us about the film? What inspired you to make it? Back of the Moon is a film in the gangster genré with a love story at its heart. It has its roots thirty three years back in 1986 when I joined the Junction Ave Theatre Company who were workshopping a play about Sophiatown....

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