Game Changer Award Announced

31st July, 2018|Theatre|

5 new groups on board and Game Changer Award announced TWIST THEATRE 2018 Twist Theatre Development Projects launched its new programme recently, with the induction of five community theatre groups into the project’s annual development programme of workshops, performances and festivals. The five new groups include The Township Academy of Arts from Umlazi, Ithuba Labasha [...]

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Boyley’s World

31st July, 2018|Art, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Recognising one of South Africa’s greatest landscape artists, the Hilton Arts Festival will be hosting a retrospective exhibition BOYLEY’S WORLD’ - THE ERROL BOYLEY CENTENARY EXHIBITION The exhibition travels up from the Ramsgate Art and Books Festival to the walls of the Normand Dunn Art Gallery [...]

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Moving The Music – From Minnesota To SA

26th July, 2018|Music|

South African music lovers will have the rare opportunity of hearing a leading symphony orchestra of the United States performing live in concert in various venues around our country, when the Grammy Award winning Minnesota Orchestra embarks on a whistle stop national tour between 10 and 18 August 2018. Performing under the baton of its [...]

Hope Concert

24th July, 2018|Music|

Rene Tshiakanyi and friends - live in concert. Fundraiser for Lifeline Durban Friday 27th July 2018 DOOR OPEN AT 6PM Enjoy a delectable evening of delicious French-inspired cuisine; familiar and original music in the comfortable Al Fresco Alliance Française de Durban courtyard – while supporting a worthwhile cause. Durban best have come together to give [...]

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This Is The Business About The Music Business

24th July, 2018|Music|

Talk. Connect. Do Music. Durban, Thursday 26 July A year ago Bandustry NPC kicked off their very first talk in Johannesburg to a small crowd of musicians, industry professionals and music lovers. Today #Bandustry is a monthly must have networking, education, and interactive evening- coming to Durban for the first time. Bandustry is not just [...]

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From Russia…With Love

24th July, 2018|Other|

Durban has two opportunities to celebrate the best of Russian culture this week: The BRICS Film Festival has a focus on Russian films on Tuesday / tomorrow with five of the country’s best films being screened – for free – at the Playhouse Drama. On Sunday, the Royal Moscow Ballet will be returning to South [...]

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Mkhize / Washington Quartet @ The Rainbow

23rd July, 2018|Music|

Saturday 28 July The Rainbow Restaurant and Concerts SA present the Mkhize/Washington Quartet in concert. This promises to be one fine afternoon of music. This line-up recently debuted at The Orbit in Johannesburg and now it is the turn of the Rainbow faithful to experience the chemistry between pianist Afrika Mkhize and saxophonist Salim Washington. [...]

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Wrapping It Up In Tenth Spot For Greytown

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Greytown High School Newcomers – Umvoti, uThukela and Umzinyathi Regional Winner – Tenth (2018) Greytown High School travelled to the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge for the first time and had an incredible time, placing tenth overall. Meeting the defending champs in the very first game of the tournament, the [...]

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Newcomers Felixton Finish Ninth Overall

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Felixton College Newcomers – Northern Coastal Regional Winner - Ninth (2018) Making their first appearance at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Felixton College did well representing the Northern Coastal Region. A young team took to the field at St Mary’s DSG in Kloof with their first game up against [...]

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Best Performance Placing For Toti

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Amanzimtoti High School Durban South Regional Winner – Eighth (2018), Tenth (2015, 2016, 2017) In their fourth appearance, Amanzimtoti High School notched up their best result at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey, finishing eighth. In the three previous appearances, the team representing the Durban South Regional ended their Grand Finals [...]

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King Edward Claim Seventh Spot

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

King Edward High School Southern KZN Regional Winner – Sixth (2016, 2017), Seventh (2018), Eighth (2015) In their fourth appearance at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, King Edward High School concluded their sterling efforts with a seventh place at the Grand Finals. In their first two games, they met hockey giants St Anne’s [...]

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A Sixth For In Form Ferrum

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Ferrum High School Northern KZN Regional Winner – Fifth (2012, 2015), Sixth (2011, 2018), Ninth (2017), Tenth (2013, 2014) Making their seventh appearance at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Ferrum High School put on a sterling effort to place sixth overall. In their first pool game, Ferrum went up [...]

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Our Lady Of Fatima Notch Up A Fifth

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Our Lady of Fatima Durban North Regional Winner – Fifth (2011, 2017, 2018) Notching up their third fifth place, Our Lady of Fatima fought hard at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge. Jordyn Beegte netted the only goal in the fifth place playoff against Ferrum High School from Newcastle. The [...]

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Fourth Place For Durban Girls’ College

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Durban Girls’ College Durban Central Regional Winner - Gold (2013, 2014, 2015), Silver (2012, 2016, 2017), Fourth (2011, 2018) The only team to have appeared at all Grand Finals at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Durban Girls’ College ended their eighth appearance in fourth place. In the pool games, the solid team didn’t [...]

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Bronze For Newcomers, Epworth School

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Epworth Newcomers – Pietermaritzburg Central Regional – Bronze (2018) Representing the Pietermaritzburg Central Regional, Epworth School had a fantastic weekend on the turf at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge. They started their tournament with wins over Felixton College from Richards Bay and Our Lady of Fatima from Durban North, both scorelines were 1 [...]

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Silver For St Anne’s College

22nd July, 2018|Sport|

St Anne’s College – Pietermaritzburg North Regional Winner - Gold (2011), Silver (2018), Bronze (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Fourth (2013) Adding to their impressive tally at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, St Anne’s notched up their first silver in the seven appearances at the Grand Finals. St Anne’s started their tournament in thumping [...]

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St Mary’s DSG Claim Their Fourth SPAR KZN Title

22nd July, 2018|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Grand Finals St Marys DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July After a flawless performance, Saints defended their title in magnificent style at the Eighth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, with a determined 3 – 0 win against St Anne’s College in the Grand Finals. St Mary’s added to [...]

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Welcome To BRICS Film Festival!

21st July, 2018|Other, Theatre|

Welcome to a feast of film!! Dancer Thobi Maphanga from The Rickshaw Collective infront of Durban’s iconic City Hall, welcomes film lovers and BRICS delegates to the city. Durban is currently the best place on the planet for lovers of film with five major international film events taking place. On Monday, the BRICS Film Festival [...]

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BRICS Film Festival Line Up Announced

20th July, 2018|Other|

Durban Playhouse: 22 – 27 July The line up has been announced for the 2018 BRICS Film Festival taking place in the Playhouse, from 22 – 27 July as part of Durban’s city-wide July focus on film. Each BRICS member state will have a day dedicated to showcase five of their best recent films – [...]

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Denis Hurley Centre’s Mobile Clinic Is On The Road

19th July, 2018|Other|

The Denis Hurley Centre (DHC) is proud to be adding a mobile clinic to their roster of services, courtesy of the Japanese Embassy's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects programme, Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Durban in Riverhorse Valley, and SA Van Conversions, based in Westmead. Through their off-site outreach programs the DHC provides primary healthcare [...]

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BRICS Film Festival

17th July, 2018|Other|

Durban Playhouse: 22 – 27 July DURBAN: One of the events aligned to the tenth annual 2018 BRICS summit - an international relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of its five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – is the BRICS Film Festival coming to the [...]

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Jazzing Up African Tales – Femi Koya Releases New Album & Tour, Village Afrobeat

17th July, 2018|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, Afrobeat saxophonist Femi Koya releases his new album, Village Afrobeat, and presents it live on a national tour. Next stops: Durban and Pretoria. Music composer and performer, versatile saxophonist and dynamic vocalist, Femi Koya released his third album entitled Village Afrobeat (Femzee Productions, 2018) on 20th April. The Village Afrobeat [...]

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Word In From KickstArt Theatre Productions

16th July, 2018|Theatre|

Dear Theatre Lovers, Due to the unprecedented response from the public, we are delighted to announce that our sold out production of THE BFG will be remounted in the March school holidays 2019, with the same terrific cast at the Sneddon Theatre! This will be for a short run of 12 performances, from 20 to [...]

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Feast of Films for Durban

14th July, 2018|Other|

Feast of Films for Durban Durban is about to be the best place on the planet for lovers of film with five major international film events taking place over the next fortnight. The winter Durban film season kicks off with the second edition of the Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress (NEWF) which will take [...]

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U.S. Orchestra Tribute For Madiba’s Centenary

13th July, 2018|Music|

American Minnesota Orchestra U.S. ORCHESTRA TRIBUTE FOR MADIBA’S CENTENARY “Music for Mandela” marks first-ever South Africa Tour and cultural exchange with a professional U.S. orchestra Celebrating Mandela from Minneapolis The Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra prepares to launch its Music for Mandela project at Orchestra Hall in the northern U.S. city of Minneapolis this week. The [...]

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