Page three of this morning’s Mercury – Pieter-Dirk Uys

By | 26th July, 2017|

The Echo of a Noise Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre On until 6 August Pieter Dirk Uys presents The Echo of a Noise, a one-man memoir at the Elizabeth Sneddon theatre in which he sits on a [...]

Pieter Dirk Uys on East Coast Radio

By | 25th July, 2017|

Pieter Dirk Uys in The Echo of a Noise Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre 25 July – 6 August Listen to respected writer, satirist, actor, Pieter-Dirk Uys when he chats to Darren Maule and Keri Miller on [...]

“The Mighty One” Release of Mini World Youth Day Official Theme Song 2017

By | 25th July, 2017|

Two Durban performers, Justin Nanak and Thandeka Dube-Ndhlovu, have composed an original praise-and-workshop ballad, The Mighty One, which was specially written for the Mini World Youth Day 2017 taking place in Durban from 6 – [...]

Wrap Up for Point Yacht Club SAS Grand Slam

By | 24th July, 2017|

Harbour: 22 and 23 July Winter dinghy sailing in Durban doesn’t get better than this; the third annual SAS Grand Slam hosted by Point Yacht Club was held in the bay over the weekend. With [...]

DUT presents a new original production: Chronicles of Jack

By | 21st July, 2017|

Courtyard Theatre: 18 & 19 August at 7pm Chronicles of Jack – a quirky original tragi-comedy about the life of a rural student at a city university - is a new play especially written for [...]

Exhibition by iQhiya collective of 11 black women creatives

By | 21st July, 2017|

i Q h i y a KZNSA Gallery: opening 26 July – 13 August A collective of young black women, whose bodies of work have collided to make a topical and riveting exhibition, simply entitled [...]

Durban’s newest monthly bespoke sundowner market – Rivertown Night Market

By | 20th July, 2017|

Rivertown Precinct: 28 July, 5.30pm until 10pm The Rivertown Night Market, opposite the ICC, is a brand new venture from Wholefood, a Durban based events and catering company, in partnership with Propertuity, which will take [...]

Interview with Umpire, Qiniso ‘Que’ Mdletshe by Haylea Heyns

By | 20th July, 2017|

QUEUEING UP TO BLOW THE WHISTLE AT THE GRAND FINALS by Haylea Heyns Queuing up to umpire at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Tournament in Kloof later this month, 23-year-old Dundee High School old [...]

Stars of the Ballet Russia Present a Tribute to Rudolf Nureyev

By | 20th July, 2017|

Playhouse Opera: 19 August: 2pm and 6pm Stars of the Ballet Russia will be coming to South Africa in August with a programme paying tribute to arguably the greatest male dancer of the 20th Century, [...]

Interview with Hobie sailor, Garth Loudon

By | 19th July, 2017|

Point Yacht Club Hobie Multiworlds and Hobie World Cat Interview with Garth Loudon Quietly unassuming, Point Yacht Club’s Garth Loudon, like fine wine is just getting better with age as he heads off to the [...]

Interview with Umpire, Alana Marais by Haylea Heyns

By | 19th July, 2017|

PMB’S MOST PROMISING UMPIRE PREPARES FOR GRAND HOCKEY FINALS by Haylea Heyns The winners of the annual SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge are about to be crowned, and 20-year-old umpire from St John’s DSG [...]

A Night Down in New Orleans at Egyptian Ellas

By | 19th July, 2017|

The Prep Room, Glenwood Prep School: 28 – 29 July Rhumberlow Theatre - Tina’s Hotel, Kloof: 5 – 6 August Islander Room, Point Yacht Club: 26 – 27 August A series of extraordinary vintage New [...]

Interview with Kevin Engelbrecht by Haylea Heyns

By | 18th July, 2017|

GEARING UP TO BLOW THE WHISTLE AT THE GRAND FINALS by Haylea Heyns The winners of the annual SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge are about to be crowned, and 18-year-old umpire from Wartburg, Kevin [...]

Phumlani Mtiti Trio @ The Jazzy Rainbow

By | 17th July, 2017|

Saturday 29 July This performance by the Phumlani Mtiti Trio at The Jazzy Rainbow is part of the Concerts SA Venue Circuit which aims to foster a love and support for live music in our [...]

Wrap Up for Inter-Varsity Match Racing hosted by Point Yacht Club

By | 17th July, 2017|

Harbour: 11 – 14 July Defending their title, the team from University of Stellenbosch made it two in a row claiming the title of the Inter-Varsity Match Racing Champs hosted by Point Yacht Club this [...]

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Grand Finals

By | 12th July, 2017|

St Mary’s DSG: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July The top ten first teams converge at St Mary’s DSG to battle it out at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls' Hockey Challenge [...]

PIETER-DIRK UYS on doing a tango in front of a firing squad – and his one-man memoir THE ECHO OF A NOISE

By | 12th July, 2017|

"The Echo of a Noise is the story of a life well-lived - a boy from Pinelands who grew up in a fractured society blessed with parents who brought music and love into the family. [...]

LOOKING FORWARD WITH THE F-WORD – Pieter-Dirk Uys

By | 11th July, 2017|

Now in my 71st year, it felt right for me to have the courage to step out of the fantasies of Evita,Bezuidenhout, Bambi Kellermann, Nowell Fine, the Bothas, the Mandelas, the Zumas and the rest [...]

Vocalist Nina Mkhize performs at 50 years Remembrance Concert of Chief Albert Luthuli

By | 10th July, 2017|

Groutville Market Grounds: Saturday 22 July In association with Concerts SA and The Luthuli Museum, iSupport Music Business presents Nina Mkhize Live in concert at the 50 years Remembrance Concert of Chief Albert Luthuli. Vocalist [...]

HE WHO LAUGHS LAST, LAUGHS LAST – with a smile from Pieter-Dirk Uys

By | 10th July, 2017|

So what was so funny about the ANC Policy Conference of the last few days? Frankly everything and nothing. There was nothing funny about apartheid, but we laughed. There is nothing funny about state capture [...]