Gold Circle Media Statement – Shashi Naidoo
Jun20

Gold Circle Media Statement – Shashi Naidoo

Gold Circle has recently been made aware of a series of social media messages posted by Shashi Naidoo, who was appointed by an outside service provider to appear at this year’s Vodacom Durban July  on Saturday 7th July 2018.  It is understood that her scheduled appearance at the event has now been cancelled. The company would like to clarify that the views and opinions expressed by Shashi do not reflect those of Gold Circle, the...

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A Sit Down With Pop-Up Society Co-Owner Chef Rev Batohi
Jun20

A Sit Down With Pop-Up Society Co-Owner Chef Rev Batohi

By: Sandy Nene Why did you decide to become a chef? I have always been fascinated with baking and how simple raw ingredients create such completely different identities after a little heat Did you go to culinary school? If yes, What credentials did you earn through your culinary studies? I went to South Africa’s largest Chef School called Capsicum Culinary Studio and have an international certificate in culinary arts and food...

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Calexico – new Americana Restaurant at 44 Stanley
Jun19

Calexico – new Americana Restaurant at 44 Stanley

The much-anticipated re-opening and revamp of Stanley Beer Yard is now open. The brand-new doors opened on Friday to reveal an entire new look and new name. Co-owners Larry Hodes and Michael Vacy-Lyle are excited to show Joburg what they have in store: “The new restaurant is an eclectic mix of Americana style food, décor and music – staying true to the nature of Stanley beer Yard, but with a shinier and edgier feel”. Calexico is a...

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Deep Breath Chats About Their Music Journey
Jun19

Deep Breath Chats About Their Music Journey

By: Sandy Nene Deep breath is a band from Durban, South Africa. It is made up of Cebo (vocals), Joseh (keys) and Thato (drums). The arrangements are unique stylistically, borrowing from jazz, kwaito and dance music. Theirs is a journey, a fresh and brave foretaste into the future of African Music. They recently launched 3 of their singles in Morningside, Durban and I got to chat to them about their musical journey and more. How did...

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‘Go Bokke’, says rector to wealth of Kovsies in Bok management team
Jun18

‘Go Bokke’, says rector to wealth of Kovsies in Bok management team

Former Kovsies are in abundance in the management team to face England in the second test in Bloemfontein on Saturday (16 June 2018). No less than four of the management team, including three of the five coaches, are Kovsies, having studied at the University of the Free State (UFS) previously. They are Rassie Erasmus(head coach), Jacques Nienaber (defence coach), Swys de Bruin (consultant for attacking play), and Vivian Verwant...

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