Towering Over Durban

18th June, 2018|Theatre|

Having a giant time in Mini Town, performers from KickstArt’s The BFG romp around Durban’s iconic spot, stepping over diminutive Durban and getting into character ahead of their show which takes place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from this week. Pictured here are giants, Bryan Hiles who plays the big friend giant, and Mpilo Nzimande [...]

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Today DYR Talks To…. Holly Rey

14th June, 2018|Music|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR 105.1 talks to.... Holly Rey (22) AfroElectro House music performer, youth literacy campaigner and chess ambassador 1 What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? We are the country’s biggest asset, if we tap into our own personal strengths and abilities and [...]

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Mic Cream

14th June, 2018|Music, Other|

Berea Mail Father’s Day pic Just like Dad! Trading a microphone for a soft serve is Milan Edwards (5) pictured helping dad, Mark Edwards, ahead of Fathers Day, who has his hands full over the next few weeks as Durban comes alive with a multitude of fabulous events. Mark is on the organising team of [...]

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Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane Live In Concert

14th June, 2018|Music|

Friday 30th June A Homage to musical legends at The Jazzy Rainbow This performance by vocalist Sibusiso Mash Mashiloane 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 [...]

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Ian Booth Pen An Op-Ed Piece For The Mercury

14th June, 2018|Music, Other|

The annual focus on Youth during the month of June and, more specifically, 16 June, gives rise to questions around the issues facing youth, and the role and participation of youth in society. The obvious issues facing young people in our South African society are the issues of education, unemployment and poverty. These are immediate [...]

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Today DYR Talks To…. Refeloa Zililo

13th June, 2018|Sport|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR talks to.... Refeloa Zililo (26) Sailing Instructor for Sail Africa 1 What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? Our different cultures, diversity and our democracy. And of course, our beautiful country and the fact that there is a world of opportunities [...]

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Today DYR Talks To…. Mpilo “Straw” Nzimande

13th June, 2018|Theatre|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR talks to.... Mpilo “Straw” Nzimande (27) Actor and Performer with KickstArt What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? The greatest thing is that we are growing up in a democratic country, where there are endless possibilities. What is the single biggest [...]

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Today DYR Talks To…. Jake Savage

13th June, 2018|Theatre|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR talks to.... Jake Savage (12) What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? You have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of cultures. And from this we can learn so much about people’s differences but also that we have so much [...]

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A Youthful Diversion…

13th June, 2018|Music|

Acknowledging that the focus this week is on young people with Youth Day on Saturday, guest conductor Brandon Philips and Russian cello player, Alexander Buzlov - both of whom work extensively with young people - enjoyed the sun between rehearsals and detoured via the beachfront skateboard park. Brandon Phillips is the Artistic Director and Conductor [...]

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Road Closures And Parking

13th June, 2018|Sport|

Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km - Sunday June 24 As thousands of people will be descending on the Jonsson Kings Park Stadium precinct for the Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge on Sunday, June 24, participants and supporters are reminded to plan their route to the race, as there are a number of road closures that will [...]

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Today DYR Talks To… Huven Moodley

12th June, 2018|Music, Other|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR talks to... Huven Moodley (10) KZN Youth Orchestra percussion player from Redham School 1. What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? There are many more opportunities for us youngsters. We live in a better environment for us to pursue the things [...]

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Today DYR Talks To….. Tiashan Moodley

12th June, 2018|Music, Other|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature Today DYR talks to..... Tiashan Moodley (14) KZN Youth Orchestra alternating concert master / violin player from Clifton School 1.What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today Technology today provides everyone including the youth with access to unlimited information and knowledge which enables us [...]

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Point Yacht Club Inter-Varsity Match Racing

11th June, 2018|Sport|

Harbour: 26 – 29 June Kicking off the incredibly busy patch of sailing here in Durban, the third Inter-Varsity Match Racing hosted by Point Yacht Club gets underway in the harbour from 26 – 29 June. Back to defend their title, Stellenbosch University will be keen to maintain their 100% record in this event. Lead [...]

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DYR Talks To….. Thobani Zwane

11th June, 2018|Other|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature DYR talks to..... Thobani Zwane (30) Director, Script Writer, teacher, Y-Art at the YMCA 1. What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? South Africa is full of great opportunities for the youth to choose their career, to be what they want to be! [...]

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DYR Talks To….. Aviwe Annita

11th June, 2018|Other|

Durban Youth Radio: Youth Week feature DYR talks to..... Aviwe Annita - 24 Greater Durban YMCA Youth Co-Ordinator 1. What is the greatest thing about being a young person in SA today? The greatest thing about being a South African youth today, is the opportunities that I have, the choices that I am allowed to [...]

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Heels Over Head Performs For Orphan Fund

11th June, 2018|Music|

Heels over Head raises funds for North Coast Courier Orphan Fund as part of 10 year anniversary tour iSupport Music Business presents Heels over Head in Ballito. The all-female jazz band will visit Sound Café on Sunday 17 June at 12pm for a special Father’s Day Lunch and to raise funds for the North Coast [...]

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The Muffinz National Live Tour Hitz Durban

11th June, 2018|Music|

In association with Concerts SA, eclectic Jozi outfit The Muffinz’ national tour- which began in Bloemfontein before heading to Mpumalanga, now comes to KwaZulu-Natal. Currently in their 7th year of existence, the 4-piece band presents The Muffinz On The Road To: Where You Are’, a month-long touring project which includes live performances and music workshops. [...]

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YMCA: Youth Day In KwaMashu

11th June, 2018|Music, Other|

Saturday 16 June 2018 The ever proactive YMCA which provides holistic support for young people, will be hosting a creative fun day on June 16 to re-invigorate their presence in KwaMashu. The KwaMashu YMCA has an active Arts club, “Y-Arts”, where volunteer Thabani Zwane helps to train interested locals in drama, writing, music and dance [...]

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Crown Of The Russian Ballet

11th June, 2018|Theatre|

Royal Moscow Ballet Playhouse Opera: 28 July: 2pm and 6pm Royal Moscow Ballet will be returning to South Africa in July with a programme entitled Crown of the Russian Ballet for two shows only in Durban on Saturday July 28 at 2pm and 6pm. This time they bring a ballet programme featuring new works not [...]

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KZNPO 2018 Winter Season Concert TWO

10th June, 2018|Music|

Concert TWO - Thursday 14 June Playhouse Opera: 7 – 28 June 2018 The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra has launched its four week 2018 Winter Season to run in the Playhouse Opera Theatre, each Thursday, between 7 and 28 June, starting at 19h30 as part of the Orchestra’s renowned World Symphony Series (WSS) which was launched [...]

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Point Yacht Club Harbour Clean Up

9th June, 2018|Other, Sport|

As part of the World Ocean’s Day, Point Yacht Club hosted a harbour clean up on Saturday (Yesterday) Over 300 people flocked down to the marina-based yacht club, with teams cleaning the shore and others being ferried to the island by boat. 400 bags of litter were collected in just over two hours and included [...]

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The BFG

8th June, 2018|Theatre|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre: 21 June – 8 July Perfect family fare for the July school holidays: The BFG comes to the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UZKN campus from 21 June until 8 July. Following the success of last year’s James and the Giant Peach, Greg King returns to direct this enchanting reimagining of Roald Dahl’s [...]

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Sea Change – World Oceans Day 2018

8th June, 2018|Other|

World Oceans Day 2018 Can you see the SEA? The ocean deserves its own day! Tomorrow, Friday 8 June. is World Oceans Day – a global awareness day for the protection of our oceans. This year’s theme is Preventing Plastic Pollution and Encouraging Solutions for a Healthy Ocean. On the beach with a load full [...]

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The Ocean Deserves Its Own Day!

7th June, 2018|Art, Music, Other, Theatre|

World Oceans Day 2018 Don't let it get to this extent before our sea life becomes extinct! Friday 8 June is World Oceans Day – a global awareness day for the protection of our oceans. This year’s theme is preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. Drawing attention to World Oceans Day [...]

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The Thabang Tabane Band & Madala Kunene @ The Rainbow

7th June, 2018|Music|

Saturday 9 June The Rainbow Restaurant, in association with Concerts SA, presents the Thabang Tabane Band with special guest Madala Kunene. On 16 May, Thabang and Rainbow owner Neil Comfort agreed terms for this concert. “It had been far too long since we had heard the Malombo drums on The Rainbow stage. In the days [...]

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