Saluting the passionate

11th August, 2017|Art Matters, Uncategorized|

Illa Thompson Mercury Column 109 August 2017 Working mostly with professional creatives (men and women who create work for a living) it is always affirming to be among people for whom the thrill and passion of making art, rather than the hope of financial rewards, is what drives them. Not that the professional practioners aren’t [...]

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SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Highway Regional

9th May, 2017|Sport, Uncategorized|

Curro Hillcrest - Sunday 21 May In one of the most fiercely contested regionals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, seven west Durban schools will battle it out at Curro Hillcrest on May 21, in an attempt to claim the Highway title. Schools participating in this regional include Westville Girls’ High School, Hillcrest [...]

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Michaelhouse Music Festival 2017

27th March, 2017|Music, Uncategorized|

Michaelhouse School, Midlands: 27 – 30 April 2017 Music lovers, head to the hills for the third annual Michaelhouse Music Festival, taking place over the month-end April long weekend. The four-day festival kicks off on Freedom Day on Thursday 27 April and concludes on Sunday 30 April. Following on from an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from [...]

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Wrap up SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Newcastle Regional

26th February, 2017|Sport, Uncategorized|

Pongola: Saturday 25 February Ferrum High Claims Back Regional Title in SPAR KZN It was a day that young hockey players had to really dig deep to sustain their games in sweltering heat in the first of the regionals in the 2017 SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge which saw Ferrum High School reclaim the [...]

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Lindi Ngonelo Quintet at The Jazzy Rainbow

26th January, 2017|Uncategorized|

Saturday 18th February This performance by the Lindi Ngonelo Quintet 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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Point Yacht Club Sailors off to World Sailing Youth Championships

8th December, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Auckland, New Zealand: 14 – 20 December Taking on the world’s best at the 46th World Sailing Youth Championships, Point Yacht Club’s Benji Daniel together with Chad Stevenson are packing their bags to head to Auckland. This is the second time that the youngsters are lining up against the next generation of the best-of-the-best [...]

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Oscar Rachabane & Friends on tour

14th November, 2016|Music, Uncategorized|

In association with Concerts SA, saxophonist and penny whistle player Oscar Rachabane presents his national tour, where he will be joined by some friends, who happen at the same time to be great, accomplished musicians: guitarist Keenan Ahrends, and two German members of Seba Kaapstad – Sebastian Schuster on bass and Thomas Worle on drums. [...]

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