A Glass Door Distorting The Truth.

13th February, 2019|Uncategorized|

STUDENTS AND AUDIENCE BOTH HELD HOSTAGE AT UKZN This is a true story. Last Friday night 200 striking students held over 150 people hostage in the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at KZN during our performance of my latest show Common & Class - Ian Von Memerty & Gino Fabbri. Just before the end of Act One [...]

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Ben Harper At Zakifo Music Festival

13th February, 2019|Music|

Durban Botanic Gardens: Sunday 1 June Grammy-Award winning, multi-platinum-selling artists Ben Harper and his band are coming to South Africa in June 2019 to headline at the Zakifo Music Festival on 1 June at the Durban Botanic Gardens. He will be performing alongside: Aṣa (Nigeria/France), Beatenberg, Maia & the Big Sky (Kenya), Red Robyn and [...]

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Luh’ra Luv National Tour

12th February, 2019|Music|

Luh’ra Luv National Tour – February 2019 In association with Concerts SA, Cape Town-based singer and songwriter Luh’ra will be presenting live in the second half of February her debut EP, titled Luh’ra Luv, in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban. Accompanied by her golden guitar, the best way to describe Luh’ra’s music would be acoustic [...]

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USiza – An Adaptation Of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

12th February, 2019|Theatre|

DUT Drama Studies presents its annual IsiZulu Production: USiza An adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Courtyard Theatre, DUT: 1-8 March 2019 nightly at 6 pm DUT Drama Studies presents its annual isiZulu production, USiza - an adaptation of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Julius Caesar at the Courtyard Theatre at DUT running from 1 - 8 March [...]

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The Show Must Go On….

10th February, 2019|Theatre|

Performers Ian von Memerty and Gino Fabbri are doing a pop-up mini-tour of KZN as they take their comedy / music show Common and Class to the suburbs since their show was closed down by protesting students on Friday evening at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. On Friday evening, approximately 200 striking students held an audience [...]

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Valentine’s Start To KZNPO’S Thrilling 2019 Summer Season

6th February, 2019|Music|

Season: Durban City Hall: Thursdays 14 February to 7 March First concert: Thursday 14 February The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra (KZNPO) proudly opens its four-concert 2019 Summer Season which runs in the Durban City Hall every Thursday on Valentine’s Day 14 February, running weekly until 7 March starting at 19h30. The season continues to uphold the [...]

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2019 Regional Tournament Dates Announced

1st February, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge The dates for the ninth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge have been announced with the ten regionals taking place around KZN. The year gets underway a week later than previous years with the usual Northern KZN regional nestling in midway on the 2019 calendar. A bumper March has [...]

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Common & Class

31st January, 2019|Theatre|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 6 - 17 February Two riotously hilarious and versatile performers in a laugh-a-minute clash of cultures. The ultra-classy Ian von Memerty (Strictly Come Dancing, SA’s Got Talent and A Handful of Keys) reluctantly teams up with the unashamedly Philistine from De Aar, Gino Fabbri (Gino Fabbri is Completely Nuts) for an outrageous [...]

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New SA Tour Of Russian Ballet For 2019

29th January, 2019|Theatre|

Playhouse Opera on Saturday 9 March at 2pm and 6pm Russian cultural impresario, Edouard Miasnikov, has announced the 2019 tour of the Royal Moscow Ballet to South Africa presenting three pieces: Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture: Fantasy; the third movement of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.6 (Pathétique); and excerpts from Carl Orff’s scenic cantanta, Carmina Burana – [...]

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Candlelight Vigil For Zimbabwe

28th January, 2019|Other|

Hi friends A reminder about this significant event this evening. Please do join us! And please help to spread the word... The event and all details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/297223330979682/

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Chloe Clark @ The Jazzy Rainbow

22nd January, 2019|Music|

Saturday 9 February This performance by Chloe Clark 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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Fresh Weather At Fresha Festival

21st January, 2019|Theatre|

Fresha Festival 2019 Durban North Beach: 18 – 20 Jan Not even the dull drizzly weather could dampen the third annual Fresha Festival of free fun family al-fresco theatre staged on Durban’s North Beach over the weekend. 80 performers staged 14 theatre productions, and early morning yoga and dance classes, and interactive public workshops. The [...]

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Neil Gonsalves Trio @ The Jazzy Rainbow

17th January, 2019|Music|

Saturday 2 February This performance by the Neil Gonsalves trio 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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Pianist Sanele Phakathi Presents “Stones Left Unturned”

14th January, 2019|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, Artizen Lounge, Luthuli Museum and iSupport Music Business presents two concerts by pianist and composer Sanele Phakathi. Phakathi and his band will be performing in KwaMashu on Sunday 27 January and in Groutville on Friday 1 February. Umlazi born Sanele Phakathi is a contemporary singer and pianist. He is widely [...]

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Vocalist Josie Matabola in concert @ Seaman’s Corner

10th January, 2019|Music|

Saturday 26 January In association with Concerts SA and Seaman’s Corner, iSupport Music Business brings jazz vocalist Josie Matabola to Hammarsdale, where she and her band will be performing at Seaman’s Corner on Saturday 26 January. Doors open at 7pm and tickets are available at the door for R30. Blooming artist Josie Matabola is a [...]

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Mating Birds Vol.2

7th January, 2019|Art|

The KZNSA Gallery – main, mezzanine and media galleries 17 January – 10 February 2019 Free entry The KZNSA Gallery’s first exhibition of 2019 is a powerfully packed womxn led experience. Mating Birds Vol.2 engages with art and documents dealing head on with the effects of colonial and apartheid laws in South African contemporary sexual [...]

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Fresha Festival 2019

7th January, 2019|Theatre|

Durban North Beach: 18 – 20 January 2019 The Fresha Festival of free fun family al-fresco theatre will be staged for the third time on Durban’s North Beach at the end of the school holidays for three days on 18, 19, 20 January. The Fresha team has selected a programme of vibrant, engaging works that [...]

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Carols Cancelled

20th December, 2018|Markets & Fairs, Music, Other|

Due to the forecasted bad weather predicted for this evening (Thursday 20 December), uMhlanga Tourism have sadly been forced to cancel the 2018 Carols Under the Stars that were scheduled to take place at Granada Square at sunset. Peter Rose stated, "After serious consideration we had to take the unfortunate decision to cancel this event!" [...]

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Miss uMhlanga 2018 Is A Winner

19th December, 2018|Other|

uMhlanga Main Beach was hot and happening on Monday 17 December when dozens of beautiful girls took part in the tenth Miss uMhlanga Beauty pageant. With the ocean and sand as a backdrop, and a breeze to cool the 30-degree sunshine, the competition was fun and relaxed. Beachgoers pulled up their deckchairs and enjoyed watching [...]

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Waitrons’ Race – It’s Cool to Serve!

18th December, 2018|Holiday, Other, Sport|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018 The uMhlanga Summer Festival 2018 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The new kid on the block this year, the first wacky ‘Waitronathon’ is one of the feature events taking place on Sunday 23 December during the annual uMhlanga Summer Festival. On 23 December waitrons from participating uMhlanga restaurants and hotels will [...]

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Pianist Lindi Ngonelo Promises Beautiful Memories As She Tours Kwa-Zulu Natal

18th December, 2018|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, Seaman’s Corner, Artizen Lounge, Luthuli Museum and iSupport Music Business bring you pianist and composer Lindi Ngonelo for a series of concerts in KwaZulu-Natal. She and her band will be performing in Hammarsdale on Saturday 29 December, in KwaMashu on Sunday 30 December and in Groutville on Friday 4 January [...]

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Miss uMhlanga

13th December, 2018|Other|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018 Monday 17 Dec: Millennium Stage The tenth Miss uMhlanga Beauty Pageant will take place in the morning on Monday 17 December 2018 on the beach, as one of the highlights of the uMhlanga Summer Festival programme. The annual Miss uMhlanga Beauty Pageant will take place at 11.30am on Monday 17 December [...]

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KickstArt’s Cinderella – Review By Chris Sutton (The Rat Line)

13th December, 2018|Theatre|

The best things in life are stories. I was blessed with a Grandfather and Father who were great story tellers.They instilled in me the knowledge that a life of thrill and adventure was only a bookshelf away. I too told my children stories and relished the obvious pleasure they got from fairy tales and other [...]

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Josh Swanson & Friends Live In Concert @ The Jazzy Rainbow

7th December, 2018|Music|

Saturday 15th December Durban’s jazz lounge, The Jazzy Rainbow, in association with Concerts SA, launched its first straight jazz programme on the eve of Heritage Day in September 2016 and continues to follow up with the same concept. “#JazzyStraightAhead is about introducing regular, live, straight jazz concerts to our city in order to help keep [...]

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Jazz Xpression End Of Year Session

7th December, 2018|Music|

Featuring Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane Saturday 22 December iSupport Music Business in partnership with Concerts SA presents the Real Cats End of the Year Session at Jazz Xpression House in Glenmore, Durban at 10 am on Saturday 22 December. Two pianists will feature large- Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane and Sanele Phakathi. Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane is a prolific [...]

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