Lock Down Walk for CANSA

30th April, 2020|Other|

Captain Tom Moore who turned 100 today, raised 30million pounds sterling for NHS U.K. through sponsorship from walking 100 laps in his garden. He has received International recognition for this achievement. His goal was 20,000 pounds. Cansa Durban, inspired by Captain Tom is planning to do the same in order to raise funds for Mkhuhla [...]

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Music To Comfort And Calm

23rd April, 2020|Music|

Over the Easter lockdown holiday, composer, Nic Paton, re-released Valley of the Shadow – Rites of Loss, an online album which talks into the grief, loss, anxiety and a heightened spiritual response to these extraordinary times. Paton now based in Cape Town studied at UKZN music department and is grandson of esteemed author Alan Paton. [...]

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KickstArt’s Into The Woods Up For Naledi Awards

14th April, 2020|Theatre|

KickstArt Theatre Productions Durban’s premier theatre production company, KickstArt, has a strong presence in the nominations line up for this year’s annual Naledi Theatre Awards for productions staged in Johannesburg in 2019. The multi award-winning Durban based creative has been nominated for 12 Naledi Awards this week for their sumptuous version of Steven Sondheim’s Into [...]

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In One Short Week…..

4th April, 2020|Other|

During this time of uncertainty and anxiety, many of my friends are at the coalface of helping to find ways of keeping our city’s homeless community safe. Amidst the WhatsApp flurry of important but fixable challenges, I realised the amazing achievement the people of Durban have pulled off in one week. In one short week… [...]

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Team Street Lit Sharing Their Books With The Homeless

1st April, 2020|Other|

A dream team comprising the City, the Denis Hurley Centre, We Are Durban, NGOs and faith communities, have created safe interim spaces for 1,700 of the city’s street people in response to national Lockdown protocols. Now that the people are safely housed, the challenge is to keep boredom at bay. The men and women from [...]

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