By | 12th February, 2020|

EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT’S 2020 LUTHULI HOUSEKEEPING REPORT (Evita Bezuidenhout has presented her Luthuli Housekeeping Report since 2015 as a forerunner to the annual State of the Nation.) I bring you some good news: Eskom is still [...]


By | 12th February, 2020|

Music Revival: February 2020 Christopher Duigan on Piano In the last week of February Christopher Duigan presents his monthly series of KZN Music Revival concerts with a beautiful programme of classical piano music, entitled ‘Fantasy’ [...]

Romantic Brahms, Rachmaninoff To Open KZNPO’S 2020 Summer Season

By | 11th February, 2020|

Durban City Hall: Thurs 13 Feb: 7.30pm Ahead of Valentine’s Day, three pieces from the Romantic period classical music are on the menu for the opening concert in the KZNPO Summer Season, taking place in [...]

Filmmakers Head Up The KZN Coast For Filmmaking Lab

By | 11th February, 2020|

NEWF hosts Advanced Underwater Filmmaking Lab for Six Filmmakers Six intrepid filmmakers journey up the KwaZulu-Natal coastline to participate in the Nature Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Advanced Underwater Filmmaking Lab this month. The NEWF [...]

“Oberammergau Of Africa”

By | 11th February, 2020|

Durban Passion Play Playhouse Drama: 25 March – 12 April The Durban Catholic Players’ Guild will present the 15th Durban Passion Play at the Playhouse Drama Theatre from 25 March until 12 April. The Passion [...]

KZNPO’S Rousing 2020 Summer Season

By | 10th February, 2020|

The KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra has announced details of its four-concert 2020 Summer Season. This runs in the Durban City Hall every Thursday between 13 February and 5 March, each concert starting at 19h30. The season [...]

Valentine’s Sunday Jazz Concert

By | 7th February, 2020|

Music unites across faith lines to honour Monsignor Paul Nadal and support the Denis Hurley Centre…. in the month of love! Durban Jewish Centre: Sunday 16 February at 3pm The Denis Hurley Centre will host [...]

Chambers Club Launches In The Heart Of The Professional Quarter

By | 6th February, 2020|

Durban: Chambers Club, a members’ club for South Africa and Africa’s business and professional community located in the iconic Professional Quarter in the heart of the city, launches formally on Tuesday 4 February. The beautiful [...]

Busy January Concert Series For Music Revival

By | 14th January, 2020|

Pmb, Durban, Ballito, Hillcrest and Kloof concerts Enterprising music entrepreneur, and acclaimed pianist, Christopher Duigan, presents a busy concert series for his Music Revival project, at the end of January. For his January programme, he [...]


By | 18th December, 2019|

Locally recorded song makes ECR’s Top 40 Black City Records presents Gloire Mapenzi’s Signs 17 December 2019 A single with a strong social cohesion theme from Durban record label, Black City Records, Signs, has made [...]

uMhlanga Carols Under The Stars

By | 14th December, 2019|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2019 Granada Square, Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga, Thursday 19 December 2019 from 6pm Always a crowd favourite, the annual al-fresco uMhlanga Carols under the Stars takes place at the Granada Square in uMhlanga [...]

Unique Magic Show At Seabrooke’s Theatre This December

By | 9th December, 2019|

DHS: Seabrooke’s Theatre from Thursday 19 December. A unique magic show, Mysteries, is opening at Seabrooke’s Theatre in Durban on Thursday 19 December. Created by and starring acclaimed magician Russell Comrie, and directed by former [...]

Music Revival Christmas Concert

By | 9th December, 2019|

Holy Trinity Church Hillcrest: Tues 10 Dec 7:30 pm Tatham Art Gallery: Fri 13 Dec 7:30 pm Pietermaritzburg-born soprano Bongiwe Madlala will be sharing the stage with MC Andy Capostagno and international concert-pianist Christopher Duigan [...]

Alice In Wonderland Review By Chris Sutton (The RatLine)

By | 5th December, 2019|

Betterer and Betterer! KickstArt have trumped the deck with this year's pantomime! Alice in Wonderland was not my favourite story when I was a child. When opening a gift of a richly illustrated edition I [...]

The Story Of South African Jazz

By | 28th November, 2019|

Volume Two Rivertown Contemporary Art Gallery: Fri 6 Dec 2019 @ 6pm Featuring: South African Jazz Pioneers and Next Generation DURBAN: The Story of South African Jazz, the second volume of the three-part book series [...]

Vendors Needed For

By | 28th November, 2019|

Peace and Living Green Festival Inanda Dam: Sun 8 December Stalls are available for vendors to participate in a glorious festive-season day-long Peace and Living Green festival being held at the beautiful Inanda Dam on [...]

KickstArt’s Alice in Wonderland

By | 26th November, 2019|

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre 29 November 2019 to 5 January 2020 KickstArt's family end-of-year 2019 pantomime is a spectacular new production based on the classic book by Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which comes to [...]

Fun On The Beach This Holiday

By | 21st November, 2019|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2019 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The annual uMhlanga Summer Festival brings a myriad family-centred, holiday activities to uMhlanga for the 2019 festive season for visitors and locals alike, from 14 – [...]

#HeTwo Review By Chris Sutton (The RatLine)

By | 21st November, 2019|

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said that "Evita Bezuidenhout is not a woman, Evita Bezuidenhout is a legend." 25 years after his veritable tent full of clowns relinquished power to a new dispensation, Pieter-Dirk Uys still [...]

It’s A Kinda Magic

By | 19th November, 2019|

Practising the art of Sabrage – opening a bottle of champagne with a sword, professional clown – Hilton resident - Gavin Stockden gets in some much needed practice ahead of this Friday’s Beaujolais Nouveau at [...]