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"Outcasts" Anthology - call for short stories
2011-04-15
Deadline: 1 August 2011 Writers from Africa and Asia are asked to submit short stories for an anthology of the two continents. The writers can be on the respective continents or in the diaspora but it is necessary that their stories deal with the topic as experienced by Africans/Asians. Topic – Outcasts (contemporary or historical, adult audience) Length – 3000-5000 words Submissions Deadline – August 1st 2011 Remuneration – Shall be discussed upon selection of your...

Jeanette Winterson Meets Paul Harding and Earl Lovelace at Cape Town’s Open Book Literary Festival
2011-04-15
Internationally-acclaimed novelists Jeanette Winterson, Paul Harding and Earl Lovelace are set to appear at Cape Town’s inaugural Open Book literary festival this September. The three writers’ bright careers present enticing contrasts for the city’s book lovers. Winterson, born in Manchester, UK, won the Whitbread Prize in 1985, and has published over a dozen books, along with numerous scripts and play adaptations. She is best known for novels like Oranges are Not the Only Fruit...

Standard Bank Young Artists Warm Up for 2011 National Arts Festival
2011-04-13
The 2011 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners will showcase their newest flagship work on the Main programme of the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown (30 June – 10 July). "A highlight at the National Arts Festival is always the expectation that builds up as the Standard Bank Young Artist winners commence with the production and creation of their performances and exhibition that will premiere in Grahamstown,” said Ismail Mahomed, Director of the National Arts Festival. “During...

Go!Go! Presents: HAEZER It's Not Our Fault EP Launch
2011-04-13


Vusi Mahlasela and D-seven at Fugard for Freedom Day weekend
2011-04-13
Internationally acclaimed performer Vusi “The Voice” Mahlasela will be on the stage of the Fugard Theatre on 29 and 30 April. Mahlasela will be performing two special shows focusing on his latest album Say Africa. “I am delighted to confirm that Vusi Mahlasela will be playing two live shows at the Fugard Theatre. In keeping with our mission to present top quality local and international acts these two exclusive performances, by a world class South African artist, simply add to an...

Die Heuwels Fantasties maak geskiedenis
2011-04-12
Foto: Sean Metelerkamp Links na regs: Hunter Kennedy, Philip Erasmus, Pierre Greeff, Fred den Hartog Die Heuwels Fantasties het hierdie naweek die geskiedenisboeke van die Suid-Afrikaanse musiekindustrie herskryf met hulle tweede album, Wilder as die Wildtuin. Saterdag, 9 April het Fritz Klaaste op RSG bekend gemaak dat Die Heuwels Fantasties die eerste Afrikaanse rock groep is om die Nommer 1 posisie te beklee op SABC se Top 20 verkopers lys. Wat hierdie prestasie so spesiaal maak, is dat hierdie...

Swiss Youth Orchestra in South Africa
2011-04-12
The Youth Symphony Orchestra (YSO) of the Bern Conservatory, a leading youth orchestra from Switzerland, is in South Africa to perform with members of the South African National Youth Orchestra in a unique musical exchange programme. The Youth Symphony Orchestra (YSO) of the Bern Music Conservatory together with selected musicians from the South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation (SANYOF) will collaborate in a unique international music exchange. The two groups will rehearse together before...

Francois van Rensburg joins Electromode
2011-04-11
The young and charismatic Francois van Rensburg, has burst onto the South African music scene with a force that’s sending him straight to the top. The newest and hottest Afrikaans sensation to come about since Gerhard Steyn, Francois’s first single “Randomtalie” has already caught the attention of fans countrywide. Francois recorded his debut album titled Dromerlaan in late 2010, with the help of Wouter van de Venter (producer) and well-respected local artist Laurika Rauch...

Puk stel mees gevorderderde Afrikaanse speltoetser bekend
2011-04-11
“Jy hoef nie ʼn graad in linguistiek te hê nie. ʼn Voorvinger is genoeg. Daar is ʼn Afrikaanse Speltoetser en ʼn Grammatikatoetser. Hulle is tot jou elektroniese diens.” So skryf prof Hans du Plessis, Direkteur van die ATKV-Skryfskool. Hiermee wil hy rekenaargebruikers gerus stel dat dit nie meer nodig is om oorweldig te raak wanneer dit kom by korrekte skryfwerk in elektroniese mediums soos Microsoft® Word nie. Die Sentrum vir Tekstegnologie (CTexT®) van die NWU-Pukke...

Harpsichord Recital at Unisa
2011-04-08
The Czech harpsichordist Edita Keglerova will perform with local violist Elmarie van der Vyver on Sunday 10 April at 16:00 in the Miriam Makeba Concert Hall on the Unisa Muckleneuk Campus. Keglerova studied in Prague, The Hague and London. In London she also studied the clavichord and Hammerklavier. Her concert career includes solo and chamber performances in the Czech Republic as well as Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Poland. Currently she is a teacher at the Jan Neruda Musical...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Fugard after run of The Bird Watchers
2011-04-08
The celebrated Athol Fugard has been awarded a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre by the American Theatre Wing. The ceremony takes place in New York on Sunday 12 June 2011. The presentation of this prestigious award happens a week after the finish of the run of Fugard’s latest play The Bird Watchers, premiering at the Fugard Theatre on 12 May, with previews from the 10th. Fugard will be in South Africa to direct the world premier of his latest theatrical offering,...

Ben Schoeman, piano virtuoso, in last three Liszt concerts
2011-04-08
Ben Schoeman, one of South Africa’s foremost and beloved pianists who now studies in London, is currently giving concerts in various centres of his fatherland to promote his debut solo-CD, titled Ben Schoeman: Liszt. The CD was sponsored by Standard Bank, who honoured him this year with the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music. The release of Schoeman’s CD is timed to coincide with the bicentenary celebrations of Frans Liszt’s birthday and includes, among other works, the...

Soprano, flautist and pianist in lunch hour concert at Unisa
2011-04-07
A trio consisting of British soprano Jane Wilkinson, flautist Marlene Verwey and pianist Anne Marshal will perform at The Unisa Foundation’s free Lunch Hour Concert on Friday 15 April at 13:00 in the Miriam Makeba Concert Hall. South Africans Marlene Verwey and Anne Marshal have studied at the Royal College of Music in London where they met soprano Jane Wilkinson. For this short concert they have compiled a delightful programme of popular classic pieces. It will include the Gloria by Vivaldi,...

Chris Chameleon Live at Weltevrede Wine Estate
2011-04-07
The Robertson Wine Valley is gearing up towards the 8th Wacky Wine Weekend this year from 2 – 5 June. The weekend is known for the wide range of special events and activities hosted by the individual wine farms. From live music to arts, fine food, kids entertainment and of course, lots of wine tasting, this weekend is for everyone to enjoy. In 2010 we welcomed 20 000 visitors into the valley to taste, hear, see and experience all that was on offer. At Weltevrede this year, Chris Chameleon...

The Pump Room
2011-04-07


Large-scale Passion concert with symphony orchestra, organ, choir and soloists at Unisa
2011-04-06
After the resounding success of the Unisa Music Foundation Symphony Orchestra and choir’s second performance last year of Handel’s Messiah, the Bach Choir will be performing with Unisa’s orchestra this coming Sunday, 3 April, in the ZK Matthews Great Hall in Muckleneuk, Pretoria. Gerben Groote will be on the podium to lead the orchestra and choir, and Ockie Vermeulen will be in front of the grand Rieger Organ, custom designed and built for Unisa in Austria. This time Johann Sebastian...

Broken Glass Cast Visit Cape Town Holocaust Centre
2011-04-06
The cast of Broken Glass, currently on at the Fugard Theatre until 16 April, had a tour of the Cape Town Holocaust Centre before the start of the run. Sir Antony Sher, Susan Danford, Stephen Jennings, Anthea Thompson, Claire Berlein and Patrick Lyster were given a tour of the centre in preparation for their roles in Broken Glass, which is set in New York during the time of Kristallnacht in Germany, in 1938. “I was prepared for the visit as I had visited the Holocaust Centre before and had...

Calitzdorp Port Fees: 16 to 18 Junie 2011
2011-04-06
Calitzdorp, wydbekend as die Port Hoofstad van Suid-Afrika, is tans besig om sy vere reg te skud ter voorbereiding van een van die beste wyn- en leefstylfeeste in die omgewing. Die naweek van 16 tot 18 Junie 2011 gaan die historiese dorp uit sy nate bars wanneer die inwoners hulle deure en luike oopgooi vir besoekers van heinde en verre so dit is nou tyd om jou besoek te beplan! Die fokus van die 2011 Fees sal, soos die suksesvolle 2009 Calitzdorp Port- & Wynfees, by die Calitzdorp Stasie plaasvind....

Philip de Vos by KKNK 2011
2011-04-05


Rare harpsichord recital at Unisa
2011-04-05
The Czech harpsichordist Edita Keglerova will perform with local violist Elmarie van der Vyver on Sunday 10 April at 16:00 in the Miriam Makeba Concert Hall on the Unisa Muckleneuk Campus. The beautiful Booth-harpsichord of Unisa is an instrument not often heard and music lovers can look forward to a mixed programme of solo harpsichord pieces by Couperin, Froberger and Muffat as well as pieces for viola and harpsichord by Telemann, Handel and Bach. Keglerova studied in Prague, Den Hague and London....

Taxi Violence is back!
2011-04-05
Modern Vintage is “something new, but done in a classic way. Or something classic, that’s done in a new way … it’s up to interpretation. We’re deep like that.” Things are heating up in Taxi Violence’s quarters as the band takes to the road in April and prepare to set some stages alight as only they can: 7 April: Pablo’s, Potchefstroom with Voodoo Child – R20 entrance 8 April: Tings & Times, Pretoria with Isochronous – R40 entrance 9...

John-Henry Opperman se Rock & Roll & Rolbal by vanjaar se KKNK
2011-04-04


The Edge of Things
2011-04-04
Dye Hard Press is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of THE EDGE OF THINGS ISBN: 978-0-620-49506-6 The Edge of Things consists of 24 South African short stories selected by Arja Salafranca. The contributors are Jayne Bauling, Arja Salafranca, Liesl Jobson, Gillian Schutte, Karina Magdalena Szczurek, Jenna Mervis, Jennifer Lean, Fred de Vries, Margie Orford, Aryan Kaganof, Bernard Levinson, Hamilton Wende, Pravasan Pillay, Beatrice Lamwaka, Hans Pienaar, Rosemund Handler, Tiah Beautement,...

Stilfontein Rooskarnaval
2011-04-04
12 – 14 Mei 2011: Stilfontein Rooskarnaval Plek: Strathvaal Ontspanningsklub, Ruth Firstweg, Stilfontein NoordWes-Provinsie Toegang: R15 per volwasse persoon per dag & R10 per kind per dag. Ingangsfooi verleen ook toegang tot alle optredes op die terrein. Die Legends sal Vrydag en Sat nm optree, talentkompetisie vir opkomende musikante, mallemeule, springkastele, Guitar Heroes, musiek en optredes vir die almal in die KOSH-area, ens! Familiedans – Don aand (fooi betaalbaar)....

Dolosfees
2011-04-04


Step out in style at the SAMAs with Doritos
2011-04-01
Win weekly cash prizes and the chance to attend the 17th Annual MTN South African Music Awards with a celebrity in the new Doritos Late Night VIP competition, which runs until mid-May. Following the runaway success of last year’s Doritos Late Night competition to celebrate the launch of its new product line, the latest interactive competition, running from 28 March to 16 May 2011, will see three lucky winners per week each walking away with a cool R500 in cash + limited edition Doritos...

Albie Sachs on Freedom of Expression at GIPCA Great Texts / Big Questions
2011-04-01
Former Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs will present Free Spirits and Ravaged Souls: Tension at the heart of freedom of expression on 7 April at 17:30 as part of the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts / Big Questions lecture series. The lecture follows-on from the keynote address that he delivered this year on opening night of the Time of the Writer festival in Durban. In the address he discussed the moral tensions that exist in the area of freedom of...

Mango Groove’s First Ever Live Concert DVD
2011-03-29
Finally it’s here! Mango Groove and EMI South Africa are proud to announce the release of the first ever Mango Groove live concert DVD. Titled simply Mango Groove Live in Concert . All the classics are there, from the early hits such as “Special Star”, “Dance Some More”, “Hometalk”, “Moments Away” and “Another Country”, right through to all the favourites from Mango Groove’s latest album Bang the Drum, including “This...

Festival’s Hands on! Masks off! Strengthens International Links
2011-03-29
Sâmir Bhamra, artistic director of UK based dance-theatre company Phizzical, has been awarded funding from the British Council for a new collaboration with the South African theatre company Hearts and Eyes. Phizzical is a touring dance-theatre company that produces cutting edge works inspired by Indian cinema. Hearts and Eyes theatre has a strong repertoire of socially provocative work. Bhamra travelled to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in 2009 as one of fifteen ambassadors of...

Anton Goosen in Saartjie se Garage op 9 April
2011-03-29
Saartjie se Garage bied Saterdag, 9 April ‘n solo-vertoning aan van Anton Goosen. Kom geniet die aand saam met ons en die vader van Afrikaanse rock musiek. R140 per persoon vir die vertoning en R180 vir die vertoning plus aandete. Deure maak 19:00 oop en Anton se optrede sal so 20:00 begin. Voor die vertoning sal ete bedien word. Onthou asseblief om jul eie drank te bring. Tweedelaan 78, Melville (naby 2de straat). Vir besprekings stuur ‘n e-pos aan saartjiegarage@gmail.com of kontak...

Slaughtering Holy Cows in Oudsthoorn and Stellenbosch
2011-03-28
TEATERteater’s award-winning production, Die Kortstondige Raklewe Van Anastasia W (The Short Shelf Life of Anastasia W), will be staged at the KKNK (Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees) in Oudtshoorn from 2 to 4 April 2011. Thereafter, it will then run at the HB Thom Theatre in Stellenbosch from 12 to 16 April 2011. The no-holds-barred satire is directed by Marthinus Basson, with text by internationally acclaimed author Marlene van Niekerk (Agaat, Triomf). Van Niekerk is one of South Africa’s...

Heilige koei word geslag op Oudtshoorn en Stellenbosch
2011-03-28
TEATERteater se veelbekroonde produksie Die kortstondige raklewe van Anastasia W word by die KKNK op Oudtshoorn vanaf 2 tot 4 April opgevoer. Dié musiekteaterstuk sal dan ’n verdere speelvlak beleef in die HB Thom Teater op Stellenbosch van 12 tot 16 April. Die vlymskerp satire, met regie deur Marthinus Basson en geskryf deur gesiene skrywer Marlene van Niekerk (Agaat, Triomf) is onlangs benoem vir 10 Fiesta-toekennings. Verlede jaar is dit ook bekroon met die gesogte Aartvark-prys...

TedX in Cape Town
2011-03-28


Aspiring young presenters: Strut your stuff at the Scholarships!
2011-03-25
Do you believe that you have what it takes to be a dynamic and exciting MC? Then be sure to audition for the role of MC at this year’s prestigious ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Performing Arts Scholarships Final. Young presenters, performers and entertainers who are interested in presenting the Scholarships Final will have an opportunity to audition on July 3rd at the space.com venue at the Joburg Theatre Complex. Six finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their acting, dancing and singing...

Time of the Writer wraps up
2011-03-25
The Time of the Writer international writers’ festival concluded last Saturday with an entertaining panel discussion featuring leading South African writers Etienne van Heerden and Chris van Wyk. Consummately moderated by Njabulo Ndebele the session was an illuminating reminder of the power of literature in telling the stories of our societies and a fitting finale to a week of stimulating discussion and debate featuring twenty-one writers from Angola, Cameroon, Egypt, France, Germany, Nigeria,...

House Full Sign Up at Fugard for Opening of Broken Glass
2011-03-25
Broken Glass had its opening night, with a standing ovation from a full-house, at the Fugard Theatre last night. Since the first preview on the 22nd the historic "House Full" sign, donated by Sylvia Sieff, has been put up. Broken Glass stars Sir Antony Sher, joined by a distinguished South African cast including Susan Danford, Stephen Jennings, Anthea Thompson, Claire Berlein and Patrick Lyster. Janice Honeyman is directing the run of Broken Glass at the Fugard. Set and costume design is by Dicky...

Akademie-pryse 2011
2011-03-25
Die Raad van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns het op die volgende bekronings vir 2011 besluit. Die pryse sal na keuse van die bekroondes tydens bekroningsplegtighede, onderskeidelik op Potchefstroom (24 Junie) en Stellenbosch (7 September) oorhandig word. Hierdie verklaring bevat die besonderhede van die bekronings vir 2011. Die bekroondes is waar moontlik reeds mondeling oor die bekronings ingelig. HERTZOGPRYS VIR POëSIE Die Hertzogprys is die vernaamste prestigeprys...

Taiwanese pianist Ching-Yun Hu in recital at Unisa
2011-03-24
Hailed for her “... superstar quality that everybody looks for ... Musical, energetic and full of flair,” (The Jerusalem Post), Taiwanese pianist Ching-Yun Hu is a winner of the 2009 Concert Artists Guild International Competition. In 2008, she captured the top prize and the Audience Favourite Prize at the 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv. The pianist who performed Tchaikovsky’s piano concerto with the JPO a few weeks ago to great acclaim,...

The Red Blooded Years enters SA Top 20
2011-03-24
The Red Blooded Years, which has been received with rave reviews by fans as well as critics, has since entered the SA Top 20 chart, while the first single from the album, “ The Runaround” has been playlisted on national radio station 5FM, and has steadily been climbing the charts on various campus radio stations across the country, whilst also enjoying high rotation airplay on a number of regional stations such as KFM, East Rand Stereo, JacarandaFM and Highveld Stereo. The music video...

SA GLAAD Praises Unexpected SA Government Support Of UN Statement On Human Rights
2011-03-24
On behalf of SA GLAAD, I would like to express our gratitude that the government of South Africa has signed the statement issued at the UN Human Rights Council, which was signed by 85 countries, entitled "Ending Acts of Violence and Related Human Rights Violations Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity." The news was received this morning with a mixture of elation and surprise, as it was generally expected that South Africa was not going to sign the UN statement, as it had not supported...

All the fun of the fair- and it's in Soweto at the Kasi Fun Fair
2011-03-22
All the fun of the fair – and it’s in Soweto! A Carnival of Crazy Activity for All Ages It isn’t often that Soweto can boast a fun family outing of this nature, but the Kasi Fun fair will soon be in town, and families are urged not to miss it. The funfair rides available offer much to excite younger visitors of 3-12 years, and include a traditional carousel, an airplane-swing carousel, swing carousel, a scaled-down “Toy Carousel”, and a mini Ferris wheel. ...

Notule van die Afrikaanse skrywersvergadering
2011-03-22
Notule van die Afrikaanse skrywersvergadering gehou op Saterdag 12 Maart 2011 om 16:30 by Protea Boekwinkel, Stellenbosch. Teenwoordig: Christine Barkhuizen-Le Roux, Andries Bezuidenhout, Zandra Bezuidenhout, Breyten Breytenbach, Kerneels Breytenbach, Willemien Brümmer, Karin Brynard, Marga Collings, Braam de Vries, Izak de Vries, Louis Esterhuizen, Engemi Ferreira, Francis Galloway, Rachelle Greeff, Marlise Joubert, Anna Kemp, Amanda Lourens (notule), Danie Marais, Martie Meiring, Petrovna...

Bekroonde Pictures of You by die KKNK
2011-03-18
Die bekroonde opvoering Pictures of You word vanjaar vir die eerste keer by die Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees as Drome van Jou opgevoer. Opvoerings vind daagliks om 18:00 van 2-9 April plaas. Pictures of You, wat deur die teatergroep a conspiracy of clowns in samewerking met FTH:K geskep is, het sy première in 2008 gehad. Kritici was gaande daaroor en die toneelstuk het verskeie toekennings ontvang. Die stuk het ook die grootste loketinkomste op die randfees by die 2009 Nasionale Kunstefees...

The new Zabalaza Theatre Festival (formerly Ikhwezi) is now calling for submissions for 2011
2011-03-18
The Zabalaza Theatre Festival (formerly known as Ikhwezi Theatre Festival) is launching its new name, managing team, vision, format and time-slot, by calling for applications from community groups and theatre-makers to participate in the festival, at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, for two weeks only, from 11 to 25 June, daily. The deadline for submissions, which should include a short synopsis of the play, is Wednesday, 23 March, and late entries will not be considered. Application forms can be...

Provocative questions on South African Constitution at GIPCA’s Great Texts/ Big Questions 18 March 2011
2011-03-18
“Are the ideals of the South African Constitution too unrealistic? Do we have the continuing will to struggle? Are the newly powerful and wealthy not too complacent? Do we have the human resources with sufficient skills and commitment in the public sector to put good plans into effect? Is the private sector sufficiently socially responsive?” These are some of the provocative questions that Hugh Corder will ask in a free, public lecture on the South African Constitution on Thursday 23...

GIPCA Hosts Renée Reznek for Cape Town Concert
2011-03-17
The University of Cape Town’s Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Art (GIPCA) will host international pianist and renowned piano teacher Renée Reznek for a once-off concert at Hiddingh Hall on 10 April at 16:00. Jay Pather, director of GIPCA said: "We are very excited to re-launch the popular Music in the City concert series with a performance by an illustrious alumnus of the University and welcome her home from the United Kingdom." Reznek will be performing works by Leoš...

Corné en Heidi in Pretoria
2011-03-17


Barbara Wildenboer Exhibition
2011-03-17
Library of the infinitesimally small and the unimaginably large A solo exhibition by Barbara Wildenboer Opening function Wednesday 30 March @ 6 – 8pm Interior / exterior (Practical vertebrate morphology) , altered books, 600 x 700mm, 2011 Using images and metaphor to investigate the scientific contents of found reference books, Wildenboer tries to make sense of phenomena such as fractal geometry and the interconnectedness of all living things by creating visual metaphors that speak of...

Highlights of the Knysna Literary Festival 14 – 17 April 2011
2011-03-16
Highlights of the Knysna Litarery Festival 14 – 17 April 2011 Crime fiction murder party The Delicious Word Journey Creative writing workshops Films screened followed by discussions with script writers Culinary arts of fine food book demo Murder Mystery dinner party Two day book sale on Thesen Island In a nut shell there are four components: 1) A platform to support and promote KET, Knysna Education Trust who is our beneficiary 2) Education presented to the youth in a hip and now...

Mr Gay South Africa Crowned Mr Gay World 2011
2011-03-16
From the twenty-three equally gorgeous gay men representing their respective countries in the 3rd annual Mr Gay World held in Club Mwah, Mandaluyong City on Sunday, March 13, Francois Nel of South Africa was proclaimed our new ambassador for gay men in the world. Francois will continue to carry on the vision and mission of the organization that seeks to fight the discrimination and stigma faced by the gay community in many countries today. Mr Gay World empowers and raises the visibility of optimistic...


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