Sihle Nkomo Sextet at The Jazzy Rainbow

28th April, 2017|Music|

Saturday 6 May This performance by the Sihle Nkomo Sextet 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 communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape. [...]

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Point Yacht Club Lipton Cup 2013

28th April, 2017|Sport|

In an emotional ceremony, the Point Yacht Club team of 2013 was awarded the most prestigious sailing trophy, the Lipton Cup on Sunday during the Commodores Luncheon. The team led by Richard Weddell competed valiantly on the water offshore of Durban but narrowly finished the week-long regatta in 2013 which ended in a tie on [...]

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Online Entries are open for Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge

28th April, 2017|Sport|

Online entries are now open for this year’s Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge, which takes place on Sunday, June 11. The race, which is now in it’s 28th year, is a firm fixture on the KZN event calendar in KZN and annually draws a field of around 17 500 runners and walkers, along with countless [...]

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Guitarist Vuma Levin’s new album and national tour

28th April, 2017|Music|

Pietermaritzburg - Winston Churchill Theatre: Friday 19th May – 6pm Durban – Alliance Française: Saturday 20th May – 3pm Durban – L'Aperetivo: Saturday 20th May – 7pm In association with Concerts SA, Vuma Levin presents the national tour of his second studio album, Life and Death on the Otherside of the Dream. Matching his virtuosity, [...]

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Molière’s Tartuffe for Durban

25th April, 2017|Theatre|

Courtyard Theatre, DUT on 25 & 26 May 2017 Durban audiences have the chance to catch the much-anticipated touring production of Molière’s Tartuffe coming to the Courtyard Theatre at DUT campus for two days only, on 25 & 26 May – for day time schools and evening public performances. Directed by the award-winning Sylvaine Strike [...]

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Legendary guitarist Ményatšô Mathôlê tours nationally with his ensemble

25th April, 2017|Music|

The Chairman Friday 5th May – 11pm The Jazzy Rainbow Friday 12th May – 8pm The Headroom Friday 19th May – 7pm In association with Concerts SA, band leader, composer and arranger Ményatšô Mathôlê – member and lead guitarist of Sakhile – embarks on a national tour with his ensemble that will take him to [...]

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The Ocean Comrades Race – 4 Men in a Little Yacht

25th April, 2017|Sport|

Words and Photo by Alan Straton South Africa's oldest ocean sailing race - the Vasco Da Gama will see the third and last (for now) running of the race from Durban to Port Elizabeth start on Thursday 27 April in Durban at midday. The straight line distance for this 46th edition of the race is [...]

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Wrap up for Ugu and Sisonke Regional – SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey

24th April, 2017|Sport|

Suid Natal Hoërskool: Saturday 22 April King Edward High School (KEHS) made a convincing third consecutive victory, winning the Ugu and Sisonke Regional in the SPAR KZN School Girls' Hockey Challenge after a commanding final against Creston College on Saturday 22 April. The final between the defending champs, KEHS and previous winners, Creston, got off [...]

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Point Yacht Club’s 46th Vasco da Gama Yacht Race

21st April, 2017|Sport|

Durban: Thursday 27 April Slugged as the ocean Comrades race, the 46th Vasco da Gama hosted by the Point Yacht Club, is due to get underway on Freedom Day, Thursday 27 April. A small but feisty fleet of seven yachts will be lining up for this year’s 400NM blue ocean dash down to Port Elizabeth. [...]

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Getting to know you: George Mari

21st April, 2017|Music|

The Denis Hurley Centre: Saturday 29 April, morning The Jazzy Rainbow: Saturday 29 April, evening George Mari is a respected and experienced Durban as trumpeter, pianist and singer; and music educator. He is part of the UKZN Big Band who will be performing a free concert on Saturday 29 April at Denis Hurley Centre in [...]

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George Mari Band @ The Jazzy Rainbow

20th April, 2017|Music|

Saturday 29th April This performance by the George Mari Band 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 communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape. [...]

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SA Roy and Forest Jam Band with special guest Madala Kunene@ The Rainbow

20th April, 2017|Music|

Sunday 30 April The Rainbow in Pinetown and Concerts SA bring you SA Roy and Forest Jam Band with special guest Madala Kunene on Sunday 30 April. SA Roy and the Forest Jam Band were born out of a 2015 gathering with local and international musicians in Madagascar. For their 2017 tour, Sa Roy are [...]

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Head start for KickstArt at the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards

20th April, 2017|Theatre|

18 April 2017 Durban-based KickstArt Theatre has once again racked up a number of Naledi Theatre Awards nominations, this time for their production of Shrek the Musical. Executive Directors of KickstArt, Steven Stead and Greg King, say they couldn’t be more thrilled about their 10 nominations for the 2017 Naledi Theatre Awards. “Shrek the Musical [...]

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Linda Sikhakhane Quintet in KZN

18th April, 2017|Music|

5, 6, 7 May In association with Concerts SA, iSupport Music Business and Rainbow Restaurant present the brilliant Linda Sikhakhane, winner of the 2016 SAMRO Overseas Scholarship for Instrumentalists in Jazz, live in concert before he pursues his dreams to further his studies in New York from August 2017. For this concert series in KwaZulu-Natal [...]

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Wrap Up for Point Yacht Club Easter Regatta

18th April, 2017|Sport|

Offshore Durban: 14 – 17 April A word to describe the Easter Regatta would be gnarly, over the four days the enthusiastic sailors from around South Africa were greeted with a pumping westerly that challenged the sailors over the four days. Four classes lined up to compete: The 505 and Dart one up Nationals, the [...]

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SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Southern KZN Regional

12th April, 2017|Sport|

Suid Natal Skool: Saturday 22 April Ardent first team hockey teams are heading to Suid-Natal Hoërskool to partake in the seventh SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge on Saturday 22 April. The zealous participants will be taking part in the Southern KZN Regional. A combination of nine teams from Sisonke and Ugu areas will be [...]

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Themba Mokoena @Winston Churchill Theatre

12th April, 2017|Music|

21 April 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm The Winston Churchill Theatre claims its status as a music hub, by collaborating in bringing music to the people. “The aim is to develop an interest and appreciation of live music, take artists back to their communities to create new young audiences for their craft whilst [...]

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Qadasi & Maqhinga @Winston Churchill Theatre

12th April, 2017|Music|

21 April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Students and Media Only The Winston Churchill Theatre claims its status as a music hub, by collaborating in bringing music to the people. “The aim is to develop an interest and appreciation of live music, take artists back to their communities to create new young audiences [...]

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Review for KickstArt’s Chicago by Chris Sutton

12th April, 2017|Theatre|

Last night’s full house was so taut with anticipation that even the bloke telling the audience to switch off their phones got rapturous applause! The KickstArt team, led by producer Steven Stead, have stretched themselves yet further with an absolutely fantastic stage version of this darling of Broadway. A permanent set houses the 9 piece [...]

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Kgalagadi Soul tours southern Africa in 2017

3rd April, 2017|Music|

Press Release - For Immediate Release Johannesburg, 30th March 2017 In association with Concerts SA and Pro Helvetia, BakTu Musik presents the 2017 Tour of Kgalagadi Soul Kgalagadi Soul is a collaboration of three top artists – Mumba Yachi of Zambia, Sereetsi from Botswana and South African AusTebza. The trio has acquired a wealth of [...]

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Beetsho Quartet at The Jazzy Rainbow

3rd April, 2017|Music|

Friday 14 April This performance by the Beetsho Quartet 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 communities, as well as anchor small and medium sized venues in urban and rural Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape. Durban’s [...]

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