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INTRODUCING THE ARTISTS: CLASSICS NOW

Introducing the Artists: ClassicsNOW Wouter Kellerman – Grammy-award winning flautist Charl du Plessis Trio Gershwin Piano Jazz Trio Iman Bulbulia – 13 year old Iman will be performing Chopin, Mozart and Liszt among others Kutlwano Masote’s string ensemble with Jude van der Wat Jude van der Wat – Accompanying String Along Ensemble on harp James Grace performing alongside Jonathan Crossley …

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EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL

The Oscar-winning documentary Amy, an intimate portrait of late British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, is among the gems on offer at the European Film Festival, which heads to Cinema Nouveau screens in four cities from 6 to 15 May 2016. Ster-Kinekor will be screening 11 feature length films from across the continent at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town …

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WILHELM SAAYMAN

Priest Espressobar and First Thursdays invites you to Wilhelm Saayman’s “This Disguise” exhibition. In continuing his exploration of painting, Wilhelm Saayman returns to utilizing a vivid colour palette and expressionism, combined with figurative and symbolic elements to present a body of work that asks questions regarding chance and the artist’s projected persona. Are these paintings an embodiment of the person …

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RIAAN SMIT

Crimson House frontman, Riaan Smit, has embarked in yet another powerful and mysterious musical project. “Just Dreaming” is the first of many releases by Sandman and features Smit in the awe inspiring landscapes of his home country, Namibia. “I wrote this song when I was 15 years old just before I left Namibia. After recording it with Jo Ellis I …

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FIONA RAMSAY

An SA theatre doyenne on the state of the local stage. Peter Feldman talks to theatre veteran Fiona Ramsay about her two Naledi Theatre Award nominations. Fiona Ramsay is one of South Africa’s most gifted actresses who has been treading the boards for many, many years. This year, two of the productions in which she shone, Doubt and Miss Diedrich …