Interview with Durban North’s Dancing Couple by Haylea Heyns

By | 5th September, 2017|

Durban’s Dance Power Couple shake up Shall We Dance The annual showcase, Shall We Dance, returns to The Playhouse Company’s Opera Theatre for it’s quarter-centenary year, and choreographing the Belly and Line Dancing section of [...]

Pedro the Musicman takes the XyloFun project to schools in KwaZulu-Natal

By | 5th September, 2017|

In association with Concerts SA, Pedro the Musicman continues the national schools’ tour of XyloFun, a performance-based program designed to help teachers to implement the music curriculum effectively while having great musical fun along the [...]

From Evita Bezuidenhout

By | 4th September, 2017|

I am shocked to read suggestions in the media that I had an affair with Cyril Ramaphosa! I am a married Afrikaner Christian who, in spite of being a member of the ANC, still regard [...]

Durbs: can you handle all the heroes?

By | 4th September, 2017|

The Color Run is back! In 2017, it’s bringing The Superhero Tour to Durban’s shores. Strap on your capes – it’s gonna get colourful. 4 September 2017 – The Happiest 5K on the Planet is [...]

Opening Cruise for the Summer Sailing Season 17 / 18

By | 3rd September, 2017|

Point Yacht Club Sailing Season 2017 / 2018 Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer and Durban is hotting up, Durban’s sailors are set to come out of their short winter hibernation and kick [...]

All Beethoven programme this week at the KZN Philharmonic Early Spring Season

By | 3rd September, 2017|

Season: Durban City Hall: 24 Aug – 14 Sept Concert Three: Thursday 7 September The third concert in the KZN Philharmonic Early Spring Season on the 7 September is an all-Beethoven programme and, conducted by [...]

Make Way for the Young

By | 2nd September, 2017|

Illa Thompson Mercury Column 110 August 2017 The creative industries provide platforms for sharing, engaging and grappling with issues whether social, personal or political. The stories shed light on what takes place in our hearts [...]

Siyakwamukela Ntwasa Hlobo!!

By | 1st September, 2017|

Thandeka Msweli (left) and Melita Vurden mark Spring Day in Durban’s beautiful Botanic Gardens. Thandeka and Melita are part of the Conference Company team, planning the Mini World Youth Day, a highlight in the calendar [...]

Springing Into September

By | 1st September, 2017|

Comedian Neil Green welcomes spring in Durban’s majestic Botanic Gardens to celebrate Spring Day. Neil joins Annalakshmi, Glen Biderman Pam, Neil Green, John Vlismas and Jem Atkins in the comedy line up at KZN’s foremost [...]

A ‘Springling’ Of Colour

By | 1st September, 2017|

Actor / singer/ performer Bryan Hiles has fun in Durban’s majestic Botanic Gardens to celebrate Spring Day, by serenading “Lola” who joins Bryan as part of the cast of Tie Another Knot in It, a [...]

Keorapetse Kolwane at The Jazzy Rainbow

By | 1st September, 2017|

Saturday 9 September This performance by Keorapetse Kolwane 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 [...]

A Spring Serenade

By | 1st September, 2017|

Comedian Neil Green and performer Bryan Hiles have fun in Durban’s majestic Botanic Gardens to celebrate Spring Day, by serenading “Lola” (who joins Bryan as part of the cast of Tie Another Knot in It, [...]

Hello Spring!!

By | 1st September, 2017|

Thandeka Msweli and Bella Webber mark Spring Day in Durban’s beautiful Botanic Gardens. Bella, a learner at Danville Girls High, will be appearing in Footloose: the high-energy 17th annual Young Performers Production about a kid [...]

Interview with SWD Star, Menzie Khanyase by Haylea Heyns

By | 31st August, 2017|

Local Performer Celebrates A Decade of Dancing The annual showcase, Shall We Dance, returns to The Playhouse Company’s Opera Theatre for it’s 25th year, and celebrating a decade of dancing in this production is seasoned [...]

Spring: a good time to make music!

By | 31st August, 2017|

Violeta Osorhean (Associate Concert Master) and Sorin Osorhean (principal French Horn player) with the KZN Philharmonic, enjoy the glorious spring weather in between rehearsals for the Early Spring Symphony Season, which is on every Thursday [...]

Seb Goldswain’s Spring KZN Tour

By | 30th August, 2017|

27 September – 1 October The effervescent guitar maestro, Seb Goldswain has announced his dates for his tour around KZN this Spring. His Jazzy, Rock sound blended in with a bit of acoustic finger-picking ensures [...]

Day trip to the Hilton Arts Festival

By | 30th August, 2017|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 For those who live a-far, and those who would prefer not to drive at night – there are full weekend options for day-time productions at the 25th annual [...]

Comedy at Hilton Arts Festival

By | 29th August, 2017|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 Comedy will be among the main areas of focus at this year’s 25th Hilton Arts Festival that takes place over the weekend of 15 – 17 September on [...]

South Africa’s Award Winning Pianist to Perform with the KZN Philharmonic

By | 28th August, 2017|

Interview by Haylea Heyns The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to the Durban City Hall for its four week Early Spring Symphony Season of sublime world-class music from 24 August to 14 September. Among the special [...]

‘Maritzburg overcome by excitement ahead of The Color Run

By | 28th August, 2017|

Following the resounding success of The Color Run ‘Martizburg’s inaugural event in 2016, 2017 brings The Superhero Tour to KZN’s capital city. 28 August 2017 – This season, The Color Run and its headline sponsor [...]