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SA Writer-director wins gold at 2021 Student Academy Awards SA Writer-director wins gold at 2021 Student Academy Awards

South African-born Phumi Morare’s short film Lakutshon’ Ilanga (When the Sun Sets), has won Gold at the 49th Annual Student...

All the winners from the 2021 Jozi Film Festival All the winners from the 2021 Jozi Film Festival

This year's annual Jozi Film Festival took place between 1 and 10 October, with limited physical screenings at The Bioscope...

Spotify Introduces Premium for Students in South Africa Spotify Introduces Premium for Students in South Africa

Spotify has confirmed the launch of Spotify Premium for Students in South Africa as well as 19 other markets around the world...

The Card Counter in cinemas this weekend The Card Counter in cinemas this weekend

This intense, dark tale about loneliness, isolation and redemption tells the story of William Tell (Oscar Isaac)...

Zaan Sonnekus finally release his long-await debut album, ZONNEBLOM Zaan Sonnekus finally release his long-await debut album, ZONNEBLOM

With his gripping poetic lyrics, unique sound and passionate stage presence, South Africa’s latest rock sensation – Zaan...

Free Fire x Venom: Let There Be Carnage Free Fire x Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Experience utter chaos with the Free Fire x Venom: Let There Be Carnage exclusive in-game event from today - Players can log i

A special treat for AMV fans - Luna [AMV] Anime Mix A special treat for AMV fans - Luna [AMV] Anime Mix

South African artist Deyken Jnr syncs video content extracted from many different animes with carefully selected songs...

Jennifer Jones, making it easy to buy her music! Jennifer Jones, making it easy to buy her music!

Jennifer Jones recently released her single, Face in the Mirror on the digital platform, BandCamp. The release gained traction ...

Jennifer Jones releases a single after 8 years of "silence" Jennifer Jones releases a single after 8 years of "silence"

What makes this track so special is that it was a literal "one take" affair in the recording studio. Her producer at the time ...

4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19 4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19

Here are a few ways you can put your hard-earned candelas to good use by helping your favourite musicians...

Whiff of Approaching Disaster – a Book Review Whiff of Approaching Disaster – a Book Review

Why is Asia steaming ahead while Africa remains mired in poverty?

Five ways to recreate parkrun at home Five ways to recreate parkrun at home

Five ways you can recreate the parkrun experience whilst staying safe in the comforts of your own home…

The Second Machine Age - New book on the future economy The Second Machine Age - New book on the future economy

The Second Machine by Brynjolfsson and McAfee is an optimistic outlook at the economic financial crisis we have found ourselves...

Spellbinding Autobiography Captures Author’s “Magical” Upbringing on African Safari Reserve Spellbinding Autobiography Captures Author’s “Magical” Upbringing on African Safari Reserve

An Incredible and Inspiring true story about the Adventures of a Boy growing up on a Wild Safari in South Africa...

ShowMe South Africa Interviews ShowMe South Africa Interviews 'The Sweet Resistance'.

Exclusive interview with 'The Sweetest Resistance' about it's sound and future ventures - support act for the Pixies SA Tour 2017.

ShowMe South Africa Interviews Prime Circle! ShowMe South Africa Interviews Prime Circle!

Exclusive interview with Ross Learmonth about the band, it's sound and future ventures - support act for the Pixies SA Tour 2017..

Die Krag van woorde Die Krag van woorde

Elkeen wat lief is vir lees sal 'n boek kan uitsonder wat soos 'n lig in 'n donker straat skyn. Ons het 'n paar bekendes gevra...

The best South African film festivals you’ve never heard of The best South African film festivals you’ve never heard of

Love a good movie, but tired of the same old Hollywood films? (Anyone sat through San Andreas recently? Oh. My. Word.)...

The Circus, 1870-1950 by Linda Granfield and Dominique Jando The Circus, 1870-1950 by Linda Granfield and Dominique Jando

The circus has entertained, transfixed and socialised audiences since the mid-1800s. The Circus, brings to life the glamour...

The war that ended peace - Review of MacMillan The war that ended peace - Review of MacMillan's book

Margaret MacMillan is considered to be one of the most respected and recognised historians in the English speaking world...

The film that could make a difference for rhinos The film that could make a difference for rhinos

An Afrikaans language film might be one of the best ways to address South Africa’s rhino poaching crisis...

Vroue van Vlug na Egipte Vroue van Vlug na Egipte

Skrywer Paul C. Venter is bekend daarvoor dat hy die siel van Suid-Afrikaners op papier kan neerpen. In sy jongste TV-reeks...

Readers Readers' corner 14 Nov 2014

With the holidays just around the corner, here are some great books to stock up on and enjoy while chilling out on the beach...

A Clegg celebration A Clegg celebration

Last week I had the incredibly good fortune to see not just one Clegg live in action, but both; Jesse first, followed by the...

Reader’s Corner Reader’s Corner

Here are some great books to look out for, and are available in all good book stores countrywide.

Top SA Wildlife Photographer launches amazing book Top SA Wildlife Photographer launches amazing book

Heinrich van den Berg is a professional wildlife photographer from SA whose latest book “Reflections is really different ...

Movie, game and book reviews April/May 2014 Movie, game and book reviews April/May 2014

There are some fantastic movies, games and books coming out in April.

Dancing deaf Dancing deaf

Simoné Botha has not let anyone stand in her way of becoming a professional dancer despite the fact that she has a profound ...

Famous South Africans reading Famous South Africans reading

Books take centre stage as well-known South Africans share their favourite reads, and why books are important to them.

Best music festivals in Africa for 2014 Best music festivals in Africa for 2014

Want to spend your year careening from one crazy music festival to the next, while getting a taste of different African countries?

Why Whoever Fears the Sea should be the next novel you read Why Whoever Fears the Sea should be the next novel you read

Travel writer and photographer Justin Fox chats about his debut novel, Whoever Fears the Sea. The sea is scary. What with all ...

Face the Music Face the Music

Chances are, you have more music than you'll ever listen to: Thousands of tracks (all legally obtained, of course) and days of ...

Verraaiers? Verraaiers?

As jy al ooit die verkeerde besluit geneem het, sal jy jou kan vereenselwig met die storie van Jacobus van Aswegen wat in Veraaier

Wonderwerk van Wonderwerk van 'n verbintenis

Chris Barnard en Katinka Heyns is ongetwyfeld van die voorste vertellers van eg Suid-Afrikaanse stories. Dink maar aan prente ...

The way we were The way we were

Editor Mary Jane Harris recounts how Garden and Home, from its modest beginnings in the 1940s as a reliable source of advice ...

I married the woman of my dreams I married the woman of my dreams

Singer-songwriter Melanie Lowe shares her story of accepting her sexuality and finding true love. I never got the chance to ...

Mandela quotations book published Mandela quotations book published

Nelson Mandela by Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations was released at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on 27 June 2011 ...

In die Doolhof In die Doolhof

Toe 'n mynmagnaat vermoor in sy motor in 'n spogvoorstad van Johannesburg aangetref is, het joernalis Mandy Wiener nie 'n idee ...

Book review - To The Point by Herschelle Gibbs Book review - To The Point by Herschelle Gibbs

There's something about Herschelle Gibbs - a certain quality that has endeared him to cricket fans in South Africa...

Lekker Zef - Bekendes se Opinies oor Nuwe Afrikaanse Musiek Lekker Zef - Bekendes se Opinies oor Nuwe Afrikaanse Musiek

Ons is Darem nie almal so nie. So Zef nie. Of is ons? Ilse Salzwedel het gaan hoor wat bekendes dink van die sogenaamde...

The Mandela behind the Myth The Mandela behind the Myth

In a way, in 1990, Nelson Mandela walked out of one prison straight into another, quickly and surely becoming captive to many...

Harde Meester met die Sagte Hart Harde Meester met die Sagte Hart

Die spelmeester van kykNET se nuwe realiteitsreeks, 'Die Foon', is een van die mees gehate TV-karakters in die land...

The Voice of Africa - Meet Freshlyground The Voice of Africa - Meet Freshlyground's Zolani Mahola

Talented and tenacious, Zolani Mahola of Freshlyground kept our spirits high during the soccer World Cup...

Mountains in the Sea Mountains in the Sea

Rising above the city of Cape Town, Table Mountain is one of the great natural wonders of the world, an instantly recognisable...

Filling in the Shades of Nature - by Heinrich van den Berg Filling in the Shades of Nature - by Heinrich van den Berg

Heinrich van den Berg's New Book, Shades of Nature, brings a new perspective on wildlife in black and white...

Fifa and All Its Works Fifa and All Its Works

Len Ashton reviews 'Player and Referee: Conflicting Interests and the 2010 Fifa World Cup'. Such a pity...

Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss's ABC

From Aunt Annie's alligator to the colourful Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, Dr. Seuss's delightful book introduces early learners...

An Interview with DJ and Presenter Unathi Nkayi An Interview with DJ and Presenter Unathi Nkayi

Unathi Nkayi brings urban sense to everything she does-whether it's presenting, singing, DJing or just relaxing at home in Jozi...

A Cub Of His Own A Cub Of His Own

Kevin Richardson is known all over the world as 'The Lion Whisperer'. He is also the producer of the highly acclaimed movie, White Lion...

The Parlotones – van Roodepoort tot Wêreldroem The Parlotones – van Roodepoort tot Wêreldroem

As Roodepoortse tieners het die Parlotones eens geraas gemaak in 'n garage, maar vandag maak hulle groot musiek!

A Few Words With Jennifer Su A Few Words With Jennifer Su

As a financial news anchor on Sky News, presenter on 5FM, professional singer and corporate AAC, dynamic Jennifer Su

'n Halwe Engel – Laurinda Hofmeyr

Die 42-jarige Laurinda Hofmeyr het 'n lied oor 'n engel getoonset wat geen van die rosige kenmerke van...

Die Prys van Stilte Die Prys van Stilte

Annelie Botes se skokkende roman oor bloedskande is nie vir sensitiewe lesers nie...

Cooking the Books: Miss Dahl Cooking the Books: Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights

Sophie Dahl's first cookbook, Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights, is simply enchanting...

Hart vol Mannemoed – Hart vol Mannemoed – 'n Onderhoud met Jason Hartman

Jason Hartman is te midde van groot omstredenheid as Idols wenner aangewys...

Sex and the Single Sailor – a Book Review Sex and the Single Sailor – a Book Review

A book review: journey into the World of Dockside Prostitution in SA...

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