Richard Haslop At Hilton Fest

31st August, 2018|Music, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Respected music guru, raconteur supreme and multitalented musician, Richard Haslop, will be giving two presentations and is part of a post-movie screening discussion at the Hilton Arts Festival on Saturday 15 September. “Attendance at the presentations, where I will talk about the music and play examples [...]

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Blasting Into Spring!

31st August, 2018|Music|

Hamming it up in Durban’s beautiful Botanic Gardens to welcome in spring are musicians Cathy Peacock (trumpet), Duncan Woolridge (trombone) and Melvin Peters (piano). The musicians are having a super-busy time this season rehearsing for the Hilton Arts Festival taking place in the Midlands from 14 – 16 September: all three will perform in the [...]

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Shhhhhhh….Secret Sunrise At Hilton Fest

30th August, 2018|Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Pssst – Kicking off the second day of the fest, Secret Sunrise comes to the Hilton Arts Festival this year on Saturday 15 September at Hilton College. Billed to be about letting go, having fun and dancing to celebrate the sun and yet another beautiful day [...]

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Magic And Mentalism At The Hilton Arts Festival

29th August, 2018|Music, Other|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Weaving a magic spell and impressing with his powers of mentalism, Brendon Peel will be appearing at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September with his show Hocus Pocus. Brendon Peel has performed across SA and on an array of international platforms. He [...]

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Digby And The Lullaby Return To The Hilton Arts Festival

28th August, 2018|Music|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Casting their indie-folk spell on audiences everywhere, Digby and the Lullaby head to the 26th Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September. Making a Midlands stop during their national tour, Digby and the Lullaby will be making their third appearance at the Hilton Arts Festival, [...]

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Lighting Up Hilton Arts Festival

24th August, 2018|Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Lighting up people’s lives, Durban’s Michael Taylor-Broderick will be front and centre at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival taking place at Hilton College from 14 – 16 September. Broderick, who is Festival Technical Director, will be overseeing the phenomenal team of bright sparks putting the spotlight on a number [...]

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Three Opportunities To Empower Women

24th August, 2018|Music, Other|

GBR-WOC Summit & Gospel Gala Summit: Elangeni Hotel: 31 Aug 09h00-18h00; 1 Sept 09h00-13h00. Gospel: Olive Convention Centre: 1 Sept 17h00-22h00. The Global Business Round Table (GBR), a Christian Non-Profit Organisation that specialises in developing people holistically, is hosting a high-profile two-day KwaZulu-Natal launch initiative in Durban on 31 August and 1 September 2018. The [...]

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Doccies And Talks At Hilton Arts Festival

23rd August, 2018|Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 - 16 September A side serving of fantastic fare at this year’s 26th Hilton Arts Festival taking place on the weekend of 14 - 16 September at Hilton College, includes two award winning documentaries, and two inspiring mindscape talks. Artist and photographer turned documentary filmmaker, Janet Soloman’s beautifully carfted environmental documentary, Becoming [...]

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Ukhozi FM- Celebrating Creative Women!

23rd August, 2018|Music|

Sunday 26 August at 6pm Popular Ukhozi FM Jazz Host Mandla Mdletshe will be hosting some super talented South African lady musicians to celebrate Women’s Month on his show on Sunday 26 August. Presented by The Headroom and supported by Concerts SA, this month’s special event features women who have been making waves in the [...]

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The Shemual Mahabeer Collective In Concert

23rd August, 2018|Music|

The Jazzy Rainbow, Friday 31st August This performance by The Shemual Mahabeer Collective 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 [...]

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Double Enjoys A Double Dose Of German “Singspiel”

23rd August, 2018|Music, Theatre|

Visiting Italian virtuoso pianist, Alessandro Taverna, and DUT actor Mpilonhle Makhaye enjoy tiny bite-size German delicacies to honour Durban’s hosting two productions featuring German “Singspiele” - a small-scale operatic musical drama in which spoken dialogue is interspersed with song Dr Pamela Tancsik stages and directs Marikana to Mahagonny – an adaptation of the seldom performed [...]

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Cabaret And Tribute Shows At Hilton Arts Festival

22nd August, 2018|Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 - 16 September The hills are alive with the sound of music, at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival enjoy a number of tribute and cabaret shows and some phenomenal original local talents are on offer at festival weekend. Slotting into the section of new and original music, back again, the beautiful husband [...]

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Catholic Fire-Fighter Runs For The Denis Hurley Centre

22nd August, 2018|Other, Sport|

Sipho Mataka, a 39-year-old fire-fighter from New Hanover in KZN on Sunday, will be running the Mandela Marathon to raise money for the Denis Hurley Centre an inner city facility which serves the poorest of the poor of Durban working with the city's different faith traditions. Two generations of runners are united in their support [...]

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Submit Your Application To Concerts SA Today

21st August, 2018|Music|

Submit your Music Tour Support Application to Concerts SA today Applications Deadline: Sunday 16th September 2018 Planning a music tour and require support? Apply to Concerts SA’s Music Mobility Fund, which will select new projects in September Following the success of the ten previous rounds, applications are now open for the second iteration of Music [...]

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On A Budget At The Fest

21st August, 2018|Art Matters, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 - 16 September As always, the annual Hilton Arts Festival is completely accessible if you are on a budget with tons of free stuff to do over the weekend of 14 - 16 September. A number of venues will host free music throughout the three days of the festival, [...]

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Mike van Graan’s Green Man Flashing For Hilton

20th August, 2018|Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival: 14 – 16 September 2018 One of the two Flagship Productions of the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival which will be hosted on the campus of Hilton College from 14 – 16 September, 2018, is Mike van Graan’s contemporary fast-paced South African political thriller, Green Man Flashing. The festival invites the most [...]

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A Conversation In Jazz With Khaya Mahlangu And Salim Washington

20th August, 2018|Music|

A conversation in jazz with Khaya Mahlangu and Salim Washington in KwaZulu-Natal In association with Concerts SA, iSupport Music Business presents The Khaya Mahlangu and Salim Washington Quintet. The renowned saxophone players will visit Luthuli Museum in Groutville on Friday 31 August at 6pm and Seaman’s Corner in Hammarsdale on Saturday 1 September at 7pm. [...]

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Fully Booked After 20 Years!

20th August, 2018|Other|

KwaZulu-Natal’s Central Application Office Durban’s Central Applications Office (CAO) has, for the past 20 years, been processing applications for first-time admissions for what has grown to include all universities, universities of technology, most private and five TVET (Technical, Vocational, Education and Training) colleges in KwaZulu-Natal. This non-profit organisation, in Mary Thiphe St. (previously Cato Manor [...]

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Drama Unfolds At Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

20th August, 2018|Sport|

Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge Pietermaritzburg: Sunday 19 August Drama unfolded today (Sunday, 19 August) in the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge as Irvette van Zyl running for Nedbank claimed victory in KZN’s capital in a time of 34.26. Van Zyl, and a group of four elite athletes led from the onset, getting to the [...]

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Great Comedy At Hilton Arts Festival

17th August, 2018|Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 There is a particularly strong line up of comedy this year at KZN’s premier arts festival: the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival which will once again be hosted on the campus of Hilton College from 14 – 16 September, 2018. Some of the country’s most respected comedians will [...]

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Calling Lovers Of Afrikaans Drama!

17th August, 2018|Theatre|

DIE REUK VAN APPELS Comes to Hilton Arts Festival Following sold-out performances and a sensational national tour (including the 2017 National Arts Festival main programme and the Fugard Theatre), the award-winning production Die Reuk van Appels features at the Hilton Arts Festival. Gideon Lombard stars in this stage adaption of the acclaimed 1993 debut novel [...]

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Double Dose Of Slab!

16th August, 2018|Art, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival, Hilton: 14 – 16 September 2018. Super creative husband and wife team, Paul and Carol Slabolepszy, will both be at the Hilton Arts Festival this year – coming to Hilton from 14 – 16 September. Paul is presenting his play – Suddenly the Storm - and doing a talk – A Slice [...]

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Shall We Dance 2018

16th August, 2018|Theatre|

Playhouse Opera: 7 – 16 September The popular annual dance extravaganza, Shall we Dance, returns to the Playhouse Opera from 7 – 16 September for the 26th staging of this much-loved Durban dance showcase. Bringing a number of dancing genres to life on the stage, Shall we Dance showcases the magnificent styles of Ballroom, Latin [...]

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Paying Homage To The Mining Tragedy Of Marikana

16th August, 2018|Theatre|

DUT Drama Presents Marikana to Mahagonny DUT Courtyard Theatre: 27 – 31 August, 2018 To honour the anniversary of Marikana, the drama department of DUT is hosting a special production: Marikana to Mahagonny in which the cast pay homage to the mining tragedy. Dr Pamela Tancsik adapts and directs Marikana to Mahagonny – an adaptation [...]

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KZNPO Early Spring Season 2018

15th August, 2018|Music|

The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra opens its 2018 Early Spring Season - the latest leg of the Orchestra’s renowned World Symphony Series (WSS) which runs in the Durban City Hall each Thursday, between 23 August and 13 September, starting at 19h30. “We are delighted to be renewing ties with our loyal family of music lovers as [...]

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