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MAHALA FRIDAYS

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s Mahala Fridays. For the whole of September, as a contribution to the natural heritage of this country, and a celebration of heritage, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is opening up their gates to the first 100 RSA citizens who have an ID book for free entrance into the park. They look forward to seeing you there.

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THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

“Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect” – Stephen King. Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of …

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NOEM MY SKOLLIE

Based on the true story of a young man in the 1960’s who became a storyteller in jail, Noem My Skollie, is a powerful and moving film that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit. Audiences can look forward to Daryne Joshua’s directorial debut in this true life, big-screen cinematic experience that will keep viewers spellbound in a world that …

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DAVID BRITS: SKETCHES FOR THE CATHEDRAL

HAZARD Gallery presents David Brits’ Sketches for the Cathedral of Johannesburg. This is Brits’ fourth solo exhibition and the artist’s first with HAZARD Gallery. In this show, Brits presents a set of designs for a fictional basilica in Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic capital. These include sketches and maquettes of stained glass windows and chasubles, the embroidered robes worn by priests. …

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SOUTHERN SUN DAR ES SALAAM

For over 15 years the Southern Sun Dar es Salaam hotel has been the firm favourite of business and leisure tourists finding themselves in this vibrant, culturally rich Tanzanian city. Preserving their reputation and maintaining the high level of commitment to their guests and the brand, the hotel just completed a major refurbishment of all 152 en-suite rooms – standard …

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IN PURSUIT OF THE PARANORMAL

Locally-based and home-grown group, Cape Town Paranormal Investigations, proudly invite you to be part of a rapidly developing field of interest and study: Paranormal Research. Founded in 2014 by Marc Leitao, Cape Town Paranormal Investigations – or CTPI – quickly gained momentum. Born out of a desire to know more about the unexplained, and adding to its ranks like-minded individuals …

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VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

The all-new Volkswagen Tiguan, five-door, five seat SUV has been launched in South Africa this week. The new Tiguan is currently offered locally in three derivatives that all make use of the 1.4 TSI engine, tuned either to produce 92kW or 110kW or power. The base Trendline model costs R378 000 and is fitted with a four-cylinder, turbocharged engine that …

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JAZZ IN THE CRADLE

Join us this Sunday 4 September for the 6th volume of Jazz in the Cradle. This program showcases the prodigious talents and contributions of women to the contemporary South African jazz scene. A full day of music, food, art and nature. Tickets and info available from www.jazzinthecradle.net

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BASA: ARTS JOURNALISM AWARDS

Arts Journalism of the Year Awards 2016 now receiving entries. Arts writers, broadcasters and photographers across traditional and online media are invited to submit work for consideration in the 2016 National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism of the Year Awards. The awards recognise journalism that sparks and shapes conversations around the arts. Says National Arts Festival CEO, Tony Lankester, “Insightful, critical …

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ASTON MARTIN ANNOUNCES VANQUISH ZAGATO VOLANTE

To accompany the North American debut of the Vanquish Zagato Coupe at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance recently, Aston Martin announced a striking partner for this very special car; the Vanquish Zagato Volante. Driven by overwhelming customer interest for the previously revealed Coupe, the Vanquish Zagato Volante will be strictly built to a limited production run of 99 cars at …