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ONE MARATHON TO RULE THEM ALL

The annual Bioscope Christmas Marathon returns this December! From a galaxy far far away, going back to the future, and celebrating a Murray Christmas, we now journey to Middle Earth to complete the most treacherous and unchartered marathon of them all. Watch the Lord Of The Rings trilogy back to back! 9 hours and 20 mins! Complete this epic journey …

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ELON MUSK HOPES TO SAVE THE WORLD

Elon Musk launches $1bn fund to save world from destruction by artificial intelligence. Tech titans join forces to fund research into artificial intelligence that has a positive social impact – amid dire warnings that rapid, unexpected advances could kill off humankind. By Rob Crilly Elon Musk has unveiled his latest big-money project: saving humanity from destruction by artificial intelligence. The …

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VEGETARIAN CHRISTMAS RECIPE

Nigel Slater’s vegetarian Christmas recipes. Crunchy salads, creamy soups and tangy puddings. Who needs a turkey when meat-free dishes are as tasty as this? Baked aubergines with rice and saffron. A complex dish of layered aubergines, rice and spices inspired by the classic biryani. Not a difficult dish to make, but worth taking your time over. When you break the …

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WHO IS BOOTS?

In four years, Jordan Asher – AKA Boots – has gone from sleeping rough to writing for Beyoncé, a tale as shadowy as his sound. Is it too good to be true? By Al Horner Jordan Asher is wading through leaves on a crisp autumn lunchtime in New York’s Washington Square Park, contemplating his Cinderella story. Under the alias Boots, …

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NONO NKOANE RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE

Jazz singer and composer, Nono Nkoane, has officially released her debut single, Ndalila, off soon to be released debut album, True Call to a great reception. Nono Nkoane’s music is currently on high rotation on Kaya FM and her single Ndalila has also been play listed across the country on stations such as Bush Radio, Alex FM, Rhodes Music Radio, …

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PRINCE HARRY: THE REALITY OF POACHING

Prince Harry has released some personal accounts of his summer visit to southern Africa. Here are the images and videos that Prince Harry shared on his official Instagram account as well as the story behind each one. “I was working with Dr. Mark Jago and Dr. Pete Morkel in Namibia. Some countries are de-horning small populations of rhino to deter …

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SPIKE IS BACK

Mr. Spike Lee makes a cinematic come back with the satirical musical drama Chi-Raq. The film is set in the south of Chicago. From its inception the title of the film, Chi-Raq, a conflation of Iraq and Chicago, caused a considerable stir. The term Chi-Raq is commonly used by South Side residents to liken the area to a war zone …

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SOUND AS CINEMA FOR THE BLIND

Sound Designer extraordinaire Mr. Tinus Smit speaks to RapidLion. When I walked into Tinus Smit’s sound studio, he greeted me with a huge smile. He is a burly man, warm, who speaks English with a subtle Afrikaans accent. His greying but well kept beard harks back to the time of the voortrekkers. But the black t-shirt that he wore, with …

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MARIAH CAREY: SWEET FANTASY TOUR

Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, will be performing in South Africa for the very first time in 2016 with her ‘Sweet Sweet Fantasy” tour. On the heels of a sell-out Las Vegas residency and one of the most exciting years of her extraordinary career, the global superstar will be taking her fans on a thrilling journey …

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CHRISTMAS OPERA

Gauteng Opera performs popular ‘Christmas’ music. A night of popular Christmas songs performed by Gauteng Opera at the Joziburg Market, The Sheds@1Fox. All our food vendors, market stalls and bars will be open for you to enjoy the festive spirit – superb music, food and good times with family and friends. Date: Tuesday 15th December. Tickets available on www.1fox.co.za at …