Pavishen Paideya

By | 13th February, 2021|

Our 12th ‘Love the Arts’ feature is with birthday boy, Pavishen Paideya. Pavi has danced his way into many a dance audience’s heart over the years. He became a professional dancer nine years ago and [...]

Lisa Goldstone

By | 10th February, 2021|

Day nine of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we go behind the scenes with Lisa Goldstone. She introduces herself by saying, “Hi, my name is Lisa and I like listening to music, writing poetry and [...]

Bryan Hiles And Cara Roberts

By | 10th February, 2021|

Day six of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we catch up with versatile duo Bryan Hiles and Cara Roberts. Masterful Bryan has been dazzling local audiences for two decades since studying drama at Tech. He [...]

Clare Mortimer

By | 10th February, 2021|

In day eight of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we chat to captivating actress and director Clare Mortimer. What do you love about performing? Nothing and everything. On a daily basis I berate myself for [...]

Amanda Kunene

By | 10th February, 2021|

In day seven of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature, we meet Amanda Kunene a performer, singer, actor and dancer. She loves every aspect of performing arts. She has been performing rom as young as she [...]

Laurie Glenny

By | 6th February, 2021|

Day five in our ‘Love the Arts’ feature we meet artist Laurie Glenny. Since graduating as a Fine Artist in 1994, she is never without a paintbrush in her hands, but often with a commercial [...]

Cathy Peacock

By | 5th February, 2021|

Our fourth artist in our ‘Love the Arts’ feature that we had the honour of spending time with is the sonorous trumpet player, Cathy Peacock. Cathy is the founding member of Platform Jazz and is [...]

FlatFoot Zinhle Nzama And Siseko Duba

By | 5th February, 2021|

In today’s ‘Love the Arts’ feature we got to spend time with two contemporary dancers, Zinhle Nzama and Siseko Duba. Both of these powerful, expressive dancers are with the main FLATFOOT Dance Company. Zinhle has [...]

Roland Perold

By | 5th February, 2021|

Day two of our ‘Love the Arts’ feature we meet the fabulous Roland Perold. Roland spent the early part of lockdown collaborating with fellow musical thespians from around South Africa and created a marvellous piece [...]

Contagious Creativity

By | 4th February, 2021|

The Studios at Lifestyle Centre, Ballito: 5 Feb – 9 March 2021 Opening – day-time Friday 5 February The new Gallery in Ballito’s Lifestyle Centre is opening its second exhibition, titled “Contagious Creativity”, on Friday [...]

Straw Nzimande

By | 2nd February, 2021|

The first artist that we catch up with in our ‘Love the Arts’ feature is the lovely Mpilo ‘Straw’ Nzimande. Straw, a hugely talented physical actor studied at UKZN PMB and has been a professional [...]

Love The Arts

By | 1st February, 2021|

Building up to the month of love, one can’t help but reminisce back to era where artists could ‘perform freely’. PubMat decided to find out from a few of our favourites, what they love about [...]

Finding Beauty, Inspiring Hope

By | 26th January, 2021|

‘We don’t find beauty; we make the world beautiful by paying attention.’ (Ralph Emmer) Lauriana Glenny solo exhibition Finding Beauty, Inspiring Hope Stepping Stone Studios, Assagay: view by appointment Walkabout: Sat 30 Jan at noon [...]

Fiona Kirkwood Exhibits At 11th International Fiber Art Biennale

By | 14th January, 2021|

Exciting news - Durban artist, Fiona Kirkwood heard today that her award-winning latest installation, Rain, will be exhibited at the 11th International Fiber Art Biennale: “From Lausanne to Beijing”, curated out of Beijing China, which [...]

Finding Beauty, Inspiring Hope – POSTPONED

By | 17th December, 2020|

EXHIBITION POSTPONED UNTIL THE NEW YEAR ‘We don’t find beauty; we make the world beautiful by paying attention.’ (Ralph Emmer) Lauriana Glenny solo exhibition Finding Beauty, Inspiring Hope Stepping Stone Studios: scheduled to open from [...]

Let It Rain

By | 9th December, 2020|

Fiona Kirkwood, internationally recognized South African artist, wins major global award. DURBAN: It has just been announced that Durban artist, Fiona Kirkwood, has just won a Silver Medal for her latest installation, Rain, in a [...]