Donate A Child’s Book For Christmas

28th November, 2018|Other|

Feed the Mind Book Drive – donate before December 6 Understanding that it is the season for giving, a collective of caring Durbanites are urging the public to donate children’s books as part of an organised book drive for an amazing school located just outside KwaMashu called Quarry Heights Primary. “After years of teaching from [...]

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SPAR KZN Brings Festive Cheer To Field Rangers At Hluhluwe – Imfolozi Park

28th November, 2018|Other|

This weekend (November 23/24), SPAR KZN visited various ranger camps in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park with the Hilltop (Hluhluwe) and Imfolozi Honorary Officers to deliver 190 food hampers to the men and women working in the field. This is the 5th year that SPAR has visited the park to show appreciation for the work the rangers [...]

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Speak For The Trees

27th November, 2018|Art|

An Art for a Healthy Lifestyle Project Community ZA Gallery: 5 December. Speak for the Trees: Six artists with different backgrounds and experiences have been collaborating on an innovative art project using recycled and found materials for the past few weeks, culminating in an exhibition to open at Community ZA Gallery on 5 December. Mzansi [...]

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Versatile Saxophonist Thami Mahlangu Entertains In KwaZulu-Natal

27th November, 2018|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, Luthuli Museum and Artizen Lounge, iSupport Music Business presents saxophone player Thami Mahlangu at the Luthuli Museum in Groutville on Friday 7 December 2018 and at Artizen Lounge in KwaMashu on Sunday 9 December 2018. Tembisa-born Mahlangu will present a buzzing line-up. Joining him on stage will be Zibusiso Makhathini [...]

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Tremendous Finale For KZNPO – Review by William Charlton-Perkins

23rd November, 2018|Music|

Tremendous finale WILLIAM CHARLTON-PERKINS reviews the closing Spring Season concert of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2018 Word Symphony Series. CONDUCTOR: DANIEL BOICO SOLOIST: OLGA SCHEPS (PIANO) VENUE: DURBAN CITY HALL DATE: THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER Daniel Boico, the KZN Philharmonic’s Associate Guest Conductor, brought the 2018 World Symphony Series to a close on a resounding high. [...]

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Maritime Youth Innovation Challenge

23rd November, 2018|Other|

2018 Youth Innovation Challenge The fourth Youth Innovation Challenge, Innovate Durban’s flagship programme, is wrapping up with 26 finalists grouped into 12 teams, presenting their final pitch and the four category winners being announced on 30 November. The Youth Innovation Challenge with a core focus on maritime, began in May this year with 120 keen [...]

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Saxophonist Mxolisi M Showcasing Own Works At Seaman’s Corner

23rd November, 2018|Music|

Sunday 2 December In association with Concerts SA and Seaman’s Corner, iSupport Music Business brings you Mxolisi M at Seaman’s Corner on Sunday 2 December. The doors open at 2pm, tickets are R30 at the door. Mxolisi M is a professional saxophonist and all-round musician based in Durban. Born and raised in the Johannesburg township [...]

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KickstArt’s Cinderella Is Back

23rd November, 2018|Theatre|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 7 Dec- 6 Jan DURBAN: This year’s Kickstart annual festive season family pantomime is a magical, brand new production of everybody’s favourite fairy tale about the kitchen maid with the heart of gold, who wins the hand of a handsome prince: Cinderella comes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN campus from [...]

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uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018

21st November, 2018|Holiday, Music, Other, Sport|

It’s Cool to Care The Umhlanga Summer Festival 2018 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The annual uMhlanga Summer Festival brings a myriad family-centred holiday activities to uMhlanga for the 2018 festive season for visitors and locals alike, from 14 – 23 December. Understanding that the season is about goodwill, family and community, the theme for [...]

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Chris Sutton’s Review Of The Beaujolais Nouveau

19th November, 2018|Other|

Durban has many well-hidden secrets. I don't think this it is because Durbanites are narrow minded or slack; it is simply that there is so much to do and such a diverse range of activities that they simply focus on what 'floats there boats', rather than follow trends. The Alliance Francaise in Sutton Park, Windermere [...]

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Hauntingly Beautiful Music For Tonight’s KZNPO Concert

15th November, 2018|Music|

Thank you Daily News for using the photo so well! Hauntingly beautiful music for Tonight’s KZNPO concert KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Durban City Hall: 1 – 22 November This Thursday evening, Durban music lovers can enjoy one of the most hauntingly beautiful, breathtakingly melancholic pieces of music in the classical music repertoire: Samuel Barber’s Adagio [...]

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Thupelo Arts Workshop And Open Day

14th November, 2018|Art|

Thupelo Arts Workshop and Open Day Ikomkhulu Art Space: 7 – 16 November Open Day: Sat 17 November A ten-day intensive arts making fellowship, and much anticipated regional Thupelo workshop, is currently being held at Ikomkhulu artists’ workspace situated at Ambassador House in town. This initiative of the Cape Town-based Greatmore Studios, runs until Friday [...]

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13th November, 2018|Music|

Final two weeks of KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Durban City Hall: 1 – 22 November The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra is half way through its 2018 Spring Season which runs every Thursday in the Durban City Hall each Thursday, until 22 November, starting at 19h30. Japanese master conductor, Yasuo Shinozaki is at the helm of the [...]

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Inanda Dam World Music Festival

9th November, 2018|Music|

Ladysmith Black Mambazo presents Inanda Dam World Music Festival Inanda Dam: 9 December 2018 In celebration of the summer holiday with promise of long lazy days, the Ladysmith Black Mambazo academy presents the first Inanda Dam World Music Festival featuring the stella line up of Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Lira; Oliver Mtukudzi; The Muffinz; Mbuso Khoza; [...]

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Thupelo Arts Workshop And Open Day

9th November, 2018|Art, Other|

Ikomkhulu Art Space: 7 – 16 November Open Day: Sat 17 November A ten-day intensive arts making fellowship, the much anticipated regional Thupelo workshop is currently being held at Ikomkhulu artists’ workspace situated at Ambassador House in town. This initiative of the Cape Town-based Greatmore Studios, runs until Friday 16 November culminating in a public [...]

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Albertina Sisulu’s Century Celebrated

6th November, 2018|Music|

Albertina Sisulu’s Century Celebrated in KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season Durban City Hall: Season - 1 – 22 November Concert two: 8 November at 7.30pm A programme honouring what would be the centenary of matriarch and stalwart Albertina Sisulu will be performed on Thursday evening as the second part of this week’s KZN Philharmonic concert Spring [...]

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Le Petit Prince – Review By Chris Sutton

5th November, 2018|Theatre|

In celebration of the book's 75th anniversary, the Alliance Française de Durban, the Durban University of Technology, and the French Institute of South Africa have collaborated to stage an African-inspired adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's timeless masterpiece. This is performed by the Market Theatre Foundation's theatre company Kwasha, which has toured South Africa with the [...]

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When In Doubt, Say Darling – Darling – Review by Chris Sutton

2nd November, 2018|Theatre|

Pieter-Dirk Uys’s great skill is his ability to think deeply, write succinctly and present superbly. I don’t think that calling him a genius is far-fetched and his latest show reinforces his standing as one of South Africa's greatest artists. "When in Doubt, Say Darling" takes a side swipe at political correctness and the inability of [...]

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Inspirational Mosaics

1st November, 2018|Music|

KZNPO’s 2018 Spring Season: Week One Durban City Hall: 1 November Tonight, Thursday, is the first concert of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2018 Spring Season taking place every Thursday for the next four weeks in the Durban City Hall. On the programme is Brahams’ Violin Concerto and Sibelius’ Symphony No.5. Sibelius described his symphony as [...]

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“One Sees Clearly Only With The Heart”

1st November, 2018|Theatre|

The Little Prince supports Movember Durban DUT, Courtyard Theatre: 1 - 3 November An adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's classic French fable, The Little Prince comes to Durban’s DUT Courtyard Theatre for a short run from 1 - 3 November as part of an extensive national tour honouring the story’s 75th anniversary. Presented by Alliance [...]

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