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COSMO MALL PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

The new multi-million rand landmark Cosmo Mall Pedestrian Bridge, developed by the owners and developers of the mall, Bentel Group, opened to the public late last month (December) just ahead of peak festive season trading. At 410 metres long, the new pedestrian walkway and bridge over the busy Malibongwe Drive, is strategically located at the entrance to bustling Cosmo City. …

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MTV BASE

MTV Base (DStv channel 322) is at it again – taking the nation’s cultural temperature by showcasing the hottest artists of the future with MTV Base Roundtable: Hottest Newcomers 2016. Tune into MTV Base on Friday 5 February as VJ Sandile Ntshingila hosts the year’s most anticipated music industry debate since MTV Base’s ‘SA’s Hottest MCs” in November 2015. Ntshingila …

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DANCE UMBRELLA

For 27 years, Dance Umbrella has dazzled, educated, showcased and promoted performance art to an adoring South Africa audience. Extra Ordinary is a performance installation and a living photography exhibition due to take place at Maboneng’s GoetheonMain towards the end of the month. In this work in progress version, the multi-talented artist Sifiso Seleme plays with stereotypes of men and …

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MORENA THE SQUIRE

The first Kaya Fm Live At The Bassline session for 2016 has added the newest vocal sensation Morena the Squire to its lineup to hot things up for the amazing line up to follow. Morena, known for his great vocals and dance moves, will open the night with his debut single Faith Alive that got the nation dancing this past …

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AFRIKA BURN 2016

With a whizz and a bang, and more than a little mystery, we’re proud to release our 2016 X-theme poster! Check it out, take a long look. Step away, and look again – it’s so packed with subtle layers and references that every time you take a look, you’ll notice something new. And, as you dig into the many details …

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THE HARVEST FESTIVAL/DIE OESFEES

The prestigious annual wine festival hosted at Leriba Hotel And Spa presents more than 70 of the top wine farms in South Africa. The range of top wines will be complemented by handpicked cheese, olive and herb farms, as well as fresh oysters and a variety of bubblies and sparkling wine. Leriba Hotel and Spa boasts two restaurants, namely the …

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GIANT STEPS BY RICHARD PEIRCE

A true story from Africa about exploitation and the meaning of freedom. A gripping story, intensely moving, full of drama, danger, sadness and ultimate rescue. Elephants have long been targeted by humans: not only are they killed for their ivory, but their extraordinary strength, intelligence and charisma have seen some of them captured, chained and effectively jailed for life. Bully …

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SUGAR MAN – THE LIFE, DEATH AND RESURRECTION OF SIXTO RODRIGUEZ

The amazing story of the American musician who was famous in South Africa and Australia, but unknown anywhere else … until the Oscar-winning documentary. Like many South Africans in the seventies and eighties, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman and Craig Bartholomew Strydom were obsessed with the music of Rodriguez, but the man himself was a mystery. Only his name was known, and …

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IK BEN EEN AFRIKANDER

Lizamore & Associates kick-off their 2016 exhibition calendar with two critical group exhibitions – Ik ben een Afrikander: the unequal conversation and African Equations. With the juxta positioning of these two exhibitions, Lizamore aims to extend the dialogue around sociopolitical cultural issues in the current South African debate. These exhibitions open on 4 February 2016 at 18:00 and close on …

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CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Join in on the celebrations of the Year of the Monkey at Joburg’s original China Town! There will be all sorts of entertainment so bring the whole family and all your friends along. What is it? A celebration will break out into the streets of Old China Town as the New Year festivities get underway. There will be plenty of …