Sunday Serenade: The International Jazz Extravaganza
May18

Sunday Serenade: The International Jazz Extravaganza

By: Beverley Dias After hours of pondering whether I was brave enough to leave the comfort of my warm bed on Sunday 14 May (also Mother’s Day and one of the coldest, rainiest days I’ve experienced so far in this lifetime), I donned my doek as the invitation stated and made my way to the BAT Centre for the first instalment of The Sunday Serenade. I’m glad to report that the event more than made up for the sacrifice. Getting us into the...

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This Was My Experience At The All New Turn ‘n Tender Ballito
May04

This Was My Experience At The All New Turn ‘n Tender Ballito

By: Beverley Dias With forty years of fine steaks under their belt, Turn ‘n Tender have finally ventured into KZN and opened their doors at Ballito Junction on 23 March 2017. My partner and I arrived on a Sunday afternoon (tummies growling from hunger after walking the mall from top to bottom) to a warm welcome by Vaughan, the restaurant’s General Manager, who was our initial introduction to the efficiency of the staff in the...

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Corona Sunsets Music Festival Johannesburg
Apr04

Corona Sunsets Music Festival Johannesburg

By: Ayabonga Ngoma     Part of a global festival in over 11 countries, Corona Sunsets hit Johannesburg, after shaking up Cape Town earlier this year, for an unforgettable experience. Held at Ground in Muldersdrift, this venue surrounded by rolling hills, a vineyard and lush stretches of green was the perfect backdrop for the sold out party event just before autumn properly kicked in. And boy did we party! Upon arriving,...

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SA Music Icon & Actress Marah Louw Writes Tell-all Book
Mar21

SA Music Icon & Actress Marah Louw Writes Tell-all Book

‘Show business as we know it is very unpredictable. For a few years I was the talk of the town. It was getting hard to even go shopping without being mobbed by fans.’ – Marah Louw With a career spanning over 40 years, Marah Louw is counted among South Africa’s musical and entertainment industry royalty and has a powerful and memorable story to tell. This book is the reader’s front-row ticket to the joys, sadness, triumphs and setbacks...

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Amagama Enkululeko! Book Launch Review
Oct18

Amagama Enkululeko! Book Launch Review

By: Ayabonga Ngoma   Last Tuesday night was the launch of an important and timely book titled, Amagama Enkululeko (Words of Freedom: Writing Life under Apartheid). The event was held at the very unique and loveable book store, Bridge Books, at the City Central building on 85 Commissioner Street. Upon arrival I was treated to some snacks and choice in wine, which I can never really say no to – especially at a literature related...

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The Nothando Tembe Creatives Luncheon | A Huge Success
Sep09

The Nothando Tembe Creatives Luncheon | A Huge Success

By: Sandy Nene Public Relations graduate, former fashion and shoe blogger – an all round creative, Nothando Tembe hosted a Durban Creatives Luncheon at Capello on Florida Road yesterday. Due to other commitments I could not make it to the event but that did not stop me to chat to Nothando about the event, ask her about the idea behind it and what she is hoping to achieve in the near future. This is what she had to say; Tell us a...

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