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BEV BUTKOW AND JENNY NIJENHUIS

Lizamore & Associates will host two exhibitions by emerging artists Bev Butkow and Jenny Nijenhuis. These exhibitions open on 6 August at the Lizamore & Associates gallery. Jenny Nijenhuis’ debut solo, The masters of misdirection, tells a story about choice so as to characterise the complex relationships between people and the relationships people have with themselves. Journalist and writer Nondumiso …

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CHICKEN WITH PEPPERS

Nigel Slater’s chicken with peppers, mint and lemon recipe. A chicken dish made sparky with lemon and more than a hint of mint. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin The recipe Slice 4 long, thin romano peppers in half lengthways, remove any seeds, then cut each half into two short lengths. Do the same with 2 ripe yellow or orange peppers, then put …

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UNDERGROUND SOUND WINTER INDOOR

‘A Science Frikshun and Teknotribe collaboration’. The underground electronic dance music landscape is constantly evolving. Genres often split through binary fission into distinct sub-genres. Vibrant sub-cultures attach themselves to these genres and the entire scene is constantly stimulated by this healthy dynamic. Psy trance, Drum ‘n bass and techno are all deep-seated branches of this evolution, assembled together these 3 …

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MUSIC IN THE FIELDS

Come and enjoy exclusive acoustic performances by well known South African artists starting midday on the 2nd of August. Music in the Fields is set in the beautiful surrounds of Shumbashaba where good music, sunshine and fresh air are to be found. Josie Field, Jason Hartman, Chris Letcher, Steve Rusznyak and Quietly Concerned are some of SA’s best singer/songwriters and …

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SEVEN STUNNING VINEYARDS

Seven stunning Cape Town vineyards with food as good as the wine. By Griffin Shea It’s no secret that in Cape Town, good wine abounds. But wine farms also host some of South Africa’s best restaurants, which pride themselves on serving up meals from ingredients often grown just steps away from the tables. These restaurants have won enough awards to …

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EVEREST BY BALLOON

Something special: Everest by hot air balloon. A daring multimillion-rand trip will offer one intrepid couple an Everest ascent like no other. By John O’Ceallaigh There is no guarantee of success and an extensive liability waiver will also need to be agreed upon by all parties before the expedition can commence Intrepid travellers with significant means to venture one step …

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WHEN ART MEETS FASHION

What happens when you take a series of whimsical ink drawings developed by one of the greatest art legends of all time, and turn them into a series of eccentric eyewear? Unique, unconventional and highly iconic pieces of fashion art. Retrosuperfuture® has once again teamed with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for a second line of eclectic …

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HELEN ZILLE’S MEMOIR

The memoir of Helen Zille is the most anticipated political biography in South Africa, and Penguin Random House South Africa (PRHSA) is immensely honoured to be this iconic politician’s publisher of choice. Zille signed the book deal with PRHSA late last week. Of this publishing highlight, Steve Connolly, managing director of PRHSA, said: “Helen Zille has undoubtedly transformed the political …

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CULT NOVEL TO GET FILM ADAPTION

The cult novel Apocalypse Now Now by Cape Town writer Charlie Human is set to be turned into a film by local production company Be Phat Motel, in cooperation with Canadian digital company Redlab and independent film producers XYZ Films. By CD Anderson Oscar-nominated screenwriter Terrie Tatchell, who gave the distinctive South African tone to films like District 9 and …

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AFRIDOCS FILM WEEK

AfriDocs, as part of its AfriDocs Film Week in conjunction with the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) and [ED], hosted daily discussions with top filmmakers and industry experts. These interviews were broadcast across sub-Saharan Africa on [ED] (DStv channel 190) and GOtv (channel 65) as an opening to the 5 hour long broadcast event that showcased several films from the …