Freedom Of The Mind

28th September, 2018|Other|

Parks Recreation and Culture Celebration Week: Durban Bay of Plenty lawns: Sat 29 Sept, noon until 8pm The city’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Unit is hosting Freedom of the Mind – a day long free family event to be held at Bay of Plenty, Durban beachfront: next to the Skateboard area, on Saturday 29 September, [...]

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“Boundaries”

28th September, 2018|Theatre|

A season of contemporary dance Directed by Mdu Mtshali / Choreographed by Mdu Mtshali and Tshediso Kabulu Courtyard Theatre, DUT: 3-5 October at 7pm Durban University of Technology’s (DUT) Drama and Production Studies Department presents the Annual Dance Production, a season of contemporary dance entitled “Boundaries”, directed by Mdu Mtshali coming to the Courtyard Theatre [...]

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Guy Buttery Trio

25th September, 2018|Music|

The Guy Buttery Trio takes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre stage for a special once-off, mid-week concert on Wednesday 10 October. The collaboration consists of a collision of strings, with genius front man Guy Buttery on guitar, Indian born sitar player and vocalist Kanada Narahari- and bass player extraordinaire Shane Cooper. The trio premiered two [...]

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Madala Kunene At Luthuli Museum In Celebration Of Heritage Month

18th September, 2018|Uncategorized|

In association with Concerts SA and Luthuli Museum, iSupport Music Business presents two duos at Luthuli Museum in Groutville on Friday 28 September 2018. Headliner singer-songwriter Madala Kunene will be backed by Njabulo Shabalala on percussions and opening for him will be guitarist Nick Pitman with drummer Riley Giandhari. The doors open at 6pm and [...]

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Sensational Vocalist Andiswa Maduna Live In Hammarsdale

18th September, 2018|Uncategorized|

Seaman’s Corner, Saturday 29 September In association with Concerts SA and Seaman’s Corner, iSupport Music Business presents Andisawa Maduna live in concert at Seaman’s Corner in Hammarsdale. Tickets are just R30 and available at the door. “It is Heritage Month this month, and I am all for our African Music. It's going to be a [...]

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Picture Perfect Hilton Arts Festival

17th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College: 14 – 16 September 2018 Picture-perfect weather, bumper crowds and great art, music and theatre were enjoyed at the 26th annual Hilton Arts Festival taking place in the Midlands over the weekend. Atypically the festival was consistently sunny, bright and warm - despite predictions of rain and wind – which encouraged day trippers [...]

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Live @ The Rainbow- Niathi Zuma’s Debut Album Launch

14th September, 2018|Music|

Saturday 22 September Concerts SA, The Rainbow and Simple Sounds Records are thrilled to announce one of Durban’s most popular emerging Jazz artists, Niathi Zuma’s album Unyana Wom’ntu (Umsamarayi). Pull in to the Rainbow Jazz Club in Pinetown for a day of good food and drinks accompanied by the soothing sounds of Niathi Zuma, Scelo [...]

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A Curios Man With A Camera

13th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September One of the longest running, constantly-evolving exhibitions at the Hilton Arts Festival, the Out of Character exhibition by photographer Harry Lock can be seen in the foyer of the Centenary Centre this weekend. The project that started in 2014 with Lock wandering around and capturing portraits [...]

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National Youth Concerto Festival

13th September, 2018|Music|

Final Concert in KZNPO Early Spring Season 2018 City Hall: Thursday 13 Sept at 7.30pm Photo Illa Thompson The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra Early Spring Season ends in traditional style on 13 September with the KZN Philharmonic’s Resident Conductor Lykele Temmingh on the podium for the annual National Youth Concerto Festival which showcases the cream of [...]

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Going Once, Going Twice… And Sold!

12th September, 2018|Art, Other|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Residing in the History Room for the second year, Strauss & Co will be displaying a number of magnificent works of art over this weekend at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival. The fine art auctioneers have been an acknowledged pioneer of the online auction platform in [...]

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Review Of Shall We Dance by Chris Sutton

11th September, 2018|Theatre|

The 26th edition of Shall we Dance, hosted by ECR's Damon Beard, produced and directed by Neville Letard and Caryl Cusens, is another bumper edition, hosted by the Playhouse which maintains its classic charm despite the slow onset of urban decay that is creeping over Durban's City precinct. The lineup is an eclectic one, featuring [...]

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All Set For Hilton Arts Festival

8th September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton College 14 – 16 September 2018 Everything takes place on the campus of Hilton College – over three days: Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16. Get there early - there is often a queue to get in through the main gates! Become familiar with the festival map as quickly as possible so you [...]

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Waiting In The Wings

8th September, 2018|Other, Theatre|

Today is the 52nd International Literacy Day. The UN initiative has a focus on Literacy and Skills Development this year, and dancers Braigen Yunnie (10), Madison Behm (11), Phumzile Zide (12), Ammer Basson (15), Teegan Canham (11) and Taurin Yunnie (13) are pictured in the wings of the Playhouse Opera stage during the final dress [...]

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Burton Naidoo Presents Tribute To Madiba: Our Song

7th September, 2018|Music|

Hilton Arts Festival: 14 – 16 September 2018 Inspired by the life and character of Mr Nelson Mandela, pianist, composer and arranger Burton Naidoo will be performing the World Premiere of his latest creation, Our Song at the Hilton Arts Festival at Hilton College from 15 September at 2pm. Naidoo has performed throughout the world [...]

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The Life Of Hiles

6th September, 2018|Music, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September One of Durban’s most recognised actors with charming chameleon-like characteristics, Bryan Hiles, has a busy patch ahead of him at the 26th Hilton Arts Festival in four productions with seven performances over the three day festival. He will be front-and-centre in the gentle telling of the [...]

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Honouring Zulu Heritage

6th September, 2018|Music|

Concert Three: Thursday 6 September Durban City Hall: 7.30pm To usher in Heritage month, tonight (Thursday) sees a very special musical event: the world premiere of Durban composer, Warren Bessey’s Symphonic Fantasy, Inkosazane Mkabayi - a 25-minute work which focuses on one of the most powerful figures in 19th Century Zulu history, King Shaka’s formidable [...]

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HAF2018 Celebrates International Literacy Day

5th September, 2018|Art, Markets & Fairs, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival celebrates Literacy Hilton College: 14 – 16 September This Saturday marks the 52nd International Literacy Day that will be celebrated globally, sharing the awareness and need for literacy, the 26th Hilton Arts Festival pays homage to the written word. The all-encompassing Midlands festival plays host to three book launches by UKZN Press, [...]

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Ayanda Thango Live In Concert @ The Jazzy Rainbow

4th September, 2018|Music|

Friday 14 September This performance by Ayanda Thango 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 jazz [...]

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Hilton Arts Festival Pay Tribute To Arbour Week

4th September, 2018|Art|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September Deeply rooted in Heritage month, a number of artists at the Hilton Arts Festival pay tribute to Arbour Week that ends on Friday 7 September. With the number of artists growing annually, rivalling any of the major outdoor art exhibitions, the festival hosts 100 artists brightening [...]

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Who Dunnit? Selwyn and Gabriel

3rd September, 2018|Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 14 – 16 September In the dead of night… that is the how the poignant two hander, Selwyn and Gabriel begins, written by Richard Kaplan, this magical modern mystery about two strangers with secrets comes to the Hilton Arts Festival this year. This is the second production that Kaplan, a [...]

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With A SPRING In Their Step

1st September, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

Celebrating the first day of spring (Saturday), Hilton College boys leap off the RMB Think Bench that is on campus ahead of the Hilton Arts Festival. The benches that spans 14 meters is one of the large outdoor art pieces that will be part of the three day festival. Pictured are pupils from Hilton College, [...]

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All Things Bright And Beautiful

1st September, 2018|Music|

First of September marks the first day of spring. Enjoying the warm spell and getting outdoors are performers Mpilo ‘Straw’ Nzimande and Cara Roberts. The two are in Durban rehearsing for the upcoming Hilton Arts Festival that will be taking place at Hilton College in two weekends time. Nzimande will be performing in the one [...]

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