Wrap up SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Newcastle Regional

26th February, 2017|Sport, Uncategorized|

Pongola: Saturday 25 February Ferrum High Claims Back Regional Title in SPAR KZN It was a day that young hockey players had to really dig deep to sustain their games in sweltering heat in the first of the regionals in the 2017 SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge which saw Ferrum High School reclaim the [...]

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KZN Philharmonic Summer Symphony Season Concert Four and Five

24th February, 2017|Music|

Playhouse Opera: Concert Four: Thursday 2 March Concert Five: Thursday 9 March DURBAN: The glorious KZN Philharmonic Orchestra is half-way through its six-concert Summer Symphony Season which is currently taking place every Thursday in the Playhouse Opera. The orchestra moves back to the Playhouse for this season – performing in the magnificent Opera House. The [...]

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Andile Yenana @Winston Churchill Theatre

22nd February, 2017|Music|

Friday 24 February The Headroom have joined forces with Pietermaritzburg’s Winston Churchill Theatre to expand the music circuit in KZN. Following a successful activation of live music in KZN music venues, and a school circuit programme which saw music performed at a number of Ethekwini Municipality schools, Pietermaritzburg will now be included. Places like The [...]

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A Double Dose of Daniel

22nd February, 2017|Music|

Hey Daniel, a drink’s on us! Thank you Se-Anne Koopman of The Daily News for doing a fun photoshoot with “Daniel and Daniel” ahead of Thursday evening’s World Symphony Summer Series concert. The shoot was having fun with the idea of a “Double Dose of Daniel” as the KZN Philharmonic this week hosts associate guest [...]

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SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge – Northern KZN Regional

22nd February, 2017|Sport|

Pongola, Saturday 25 February  The SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge moves north this weekend when the first regional of the seventh annual tournament takes place in Pongola on Saturday, February 25. Hosted for the second time by Pongola Akademie, the regionals sees nine first team girls’ schools battling it out for the prized title [...]

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Sing with One Voice

21st February, 2017|Music, Other|

400 children united in song! Junior Schools Choir Concert Emmanuel Cathedral: Thursday 23 Feb from 12.30 – 2pm This Thursday (23 February) the Denis Hurley Centre is hosting their second annual Sing with One Voice Junior Schools Choir Concert taking place in the Emanuel Cathedral during which 400 children will be singing together. This will [...]

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Vocalist Nicky Shange at Seaman’s Corner, Hammarsdale

21st February, 2017|Music|

Saturday 4 March In association with Concerts SA, iSupport Music Business presents Nicky Shange live in concert at Seaman’s Corner in Hammarsdale on Saturday 4 March. Nicky Shange was born and bred in Durban. She studied Music at what was then called Natal Technikon. In 1998, the legendary Busi Mhlongo saw Shange perform and her [...]

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KZN Philharmonic Summer Symphony Season – Concert Three and Four

21st February, 2017|Music|

KZN Philharmonic Summer Symphony Season Playhouse Opera: Concert three: Thursday 23 February Concert four: Thursday 2 March DURBAN:  The glorious KZN Philharmonic Orchestra is half-way through its six-concert Summer Symphony Season which is currently taking place every Thursday in the Playhouse Opera. The orchestra moves back to the Playhouse for this season – performing in [...]

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Mo Magic: Moments of Wonder

15th February, 2017|Other, Theatre|

Dbn: Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 9-12 March 2017 Pmb: Hexagon Theatre: 30 March - 1 April Following the success of his 2016 theatre tour, magician extraordinaire Mo Magic is set to intrigue, astonish and entertain KZN audiences with his brand new theatre show titled Moments of Wonder which comes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN [...]

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Point Yacht Club Wrap Up Hobie Epic

15th February, 2017|Sport|

  Saturday 11 February Victorious after an epic 7hours 50minutes on the water, Point Yacht Club’s Hobie sailors Dylan Albert and Mike Goodyer took the win in this year’s Hobie Epic presented by Hobie Northern Region Class Race hosted by Zululand Yacht Club. Racing from Richards Bay to Durban on Saturday 11 February, the mishmash [...]

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Drummer Wake Mahlobo @ Luthuli Museum, Groutville

15th February, 2017|Music|

Friday 3 March In association with Concerts SA and Luthuli Museum, iSupport Music Business presents Wake Mahlobo Live in concert with his band at Luthuli Museum in Groutville on Friday 3 March. Wake Mahlobo is a passionate musician (drummer, percussionist and vocalist) from KwaMashu, who has been in the music industry for over 35 years. [...]

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KZN Philharmonic Summer Symphony Season Concert Two and Concert Three

14th February, 2017|Music|

Playhouse Opera: Concert two Thursday 16 February Concert three Thursday 23 February DURBAN: The glorious KZN Philharmonic begins its year with a six-concert Summer Symphony Season taking place every Thursday in the Playhouse Opera. The orchestra moves back to the Playhouse for this year – performing in the magnificent Opera House. The soloists selected for [...]

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Nhlanhla Mahlangu’s Dani Mali project on tour

14th February, 2017|Music|

Press Release - For Immediate Release Johannesburg, 10th February 2017 In association with Concerts SA, composer and saxophonist Nhlanhla Mahlangu will present, live, the compositions of the forthcoming debut album of his DaniMali project. DaniMali is a body of multi-discipline art work (with music as the primary art form) that narrates the complexities of what [...]

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Stop what you’re doing; just for a while

13th February, 2017|Art Matters|

 Illa Thompson Column 103 February 2017 So today I think about people, strangers mostly, who have had their lives profoundly touched by the work of my colleagues. There has been an abundance of some astonishing interactions over the past few weeks causing the usually drowsy January to become uncharacteristically buoyant and optimistic. Today I think [...]

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Pianist / Composer Mash embarks on new musical adventure

10th February, 2017|Music|

Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane presents his 7-track recording project “Amanz’ Olwandle” with a concert series in Durban and Johannesburg. With his catchy, self-written compositions that always aim to blur the line between jazz and other genres Mash is quickly winning the hearts and minds of a large public. He and his band have played not only [...]

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Curious Learning encourage learners to become lifelong readers.

9th February, 2017|Other|

Leading literacy researchers, Tinsley Galyean and Stephanie Gottwald from Curious Learning in the USA, recently visited a MRP Foundation supported school in KwaZulu-Natal to observe the exciting progress of their technology-based literacy programme in action. With a heart to combat global illiteracy and reduce global poverty, Curious Learning partnered with MRP Foundation in 2014 to [...]

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Royal Moscow Ballet

8th February, 2017|Theatre|

Pay Tribute to Great Russian Composers Playhouse Opera: Saturday 11 March: 2pm and 7pm Royal Moscow Ballet will be returning to South Africa in March 2017 with a programme paying tribute to great Russia composers Sergei Rachmaninov, Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Aleksander Borodin, which comes to Durban for two shows only on Saturday March 11 – [...]

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Point Yacht Club’s V Day with the Gee Jays

7th February, 2017|Music, Sport|

  Sunday 12 February The Point Yacht Club will be setting the mood as the month of love gets underway, why not venture down to the magnificent harbour setting for a V Day celebration with the Gee Jays on Sunday 12 February. Durban’s longest running cabaret group, the Gee Jays featuring Gary McKenzie, John Didlick [...]

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Submit your Music Tour Funding Application to Concerts SA today

7th February, 2017|Music|

Johannesburg, 3rd February 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Applications Deadline: Sunday 26th February 2017 Planning a music tour but unsure how to fund it? Apply to Concerts SA’s Music Mobility Fund which will select new projects to support in March This tour funding mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians to undertake live music tours [...]

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EVITA’S  LUTHULI  HOUSEKEEPING  REPORT OF 2017 (1328 w)

7th February, 2017|Theatre|

Let us again make South Africa great again. We in the ruling party are now joined with the people of South Africa in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we can determine the course of our rainbow nation and the continent for [...]

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KZN Philharmonic Summer Symphony Season

2nd February, 2017|Music|

Playhouse Opera: Every Thursday 9 Feb – 16 March First concert: Thursday  9 Feb The glorious KZN Philharmonic begins their year with a six concert summer symphony season taking place every Thursday in the Playhouse Opera. “The KZN Philharmonic is committed to enriching the cultural life of South Africa’s diverse audiences by presenting world-class concerts [...]

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