Let Zip Zap and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra take you on a mesmerizing journey

Zip Zap Circus is teaming up with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Apostolic Church KBA Choir and singer, Robin Botha to bring you a breath-taking show, called Journey. The show is directed by Zip Zap’s co-founder, Brent van Rensburg and conducted by CPO’s charismatic Brandon Phillips.

“There is so much talent that has come together to make this a perfectly synched spectacle of circus performance and classical masterpieces,” says van Rensburg. “This is a first time collaboration for Cape Town”.

Journey will take you from the classics to the space age, and while the CPO plays works ranging from Bizet to Beethoven under the direction of Phillips, the passionate performers of Zip Zap will keep you on the edge of you seats with acrobatics, juggling and aerial allurement. Journey is presented in association with the Artscape Theatre Centre. Read more Let Zip Zap and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra take you on a mesmerizing journey

Gabriëlskloof salutes festive season with sumptuous fare

Gabrielskloof Festive Season

New Chenin blanc unveiled at Celebration Braai to toast happy days

Gabriëlskloof, a wine and olive jewel of the Overberg, will don a festive halo this season with a host of indulgent moments to savour with family and friends, including a Celebration Braai on Sunday, 17 December.

This family braai feast offers a marvellous excuse to swap the crazy shopping malls and end-of-year worries for a carefree day in the countryside. The scenic setting atop a hill outside Bot River will be delightfully decked out with sumptuous fare on the grill, impeccable wines and lush lawns to laze or run around on.

Wine fans also have the first opportunity to taste the all-new Gabriëlskloof Chenin Blanc, the latest addition to the Estate Range, which will be unveiled at the event to toast sunny days and happy yet quality imbibing during the festive season. Read more Gabriëlskloof salutes festive season with sumptuous fare

Best Hotels in Cape Town

One&Only Hotel Cape Town

We all know that Cape Town is a colourful and beautiful city that simultaneously offers views of the mountain and ocean. The following hotels are all five-star rated and worth the arm and leg you’ll end up paying for a one-night stay. Or, if you’re just curious about what the best hotels are in the Mother City and what they offer (other than bedding sets you wish you could take home), here’s what you need to know.

One&Only

Probably the first hotel on anyone’s lips when associating “five-star”, “hotel” and “Cape Town”, is the One&Only hotel by the V&A Waterfront.

Hiding away on an island-like layout is this beautiful hotel with surrounding views of Table Mountain and the waterfront. Find their private spa island for a tranquil getaway among gardens and waterways, separate from the rest of the hotel. Or, you could visit one of the dining areas owned by celebrity chefs. Read more Best Hotels in Cape Town

Mango Groove to headline Jagermeister Up the Creek 2018

25 – 28 January 2018
Venue: Breede River, Swellendam.

Since the summer of 1990 Up The Creek festival has been hosted at Up The Creek River Camp, set between a dirt road and the welcoming waters of the Breede River. With various stages, including the unique Savanna River Stage at the water`s edge, you are guaranteed to be entertained throughout the weekend. Although Rock `n Roll is the original stamp of choice, there are also different types of music mixed into the line-up including pop, some indie folk, a couple of DJ acts and the odd violin solo on top of a kombi!

For 2018 we have yet again put much thought into the line-up. Creekers, we are super proud to announce that the headlining act for Jägermeister presents Up the Creek 2018 is the magnificent Mango Groove. Rated by many as the best live act in South Africa, we are delighted to bring the flair of this legendary group to our annual river party. Read more Mango Groove to headline Jagermeister Up the Creek 2018

Cape Town Enters an Era of the Sky-Rise Super Club Elite – A Red Carpet Concepts Production

Champagne flowed as Cape Town’s finest gathered at the all-new sky-rise super club, Cocoon, above the ABSA building in SA’s cosmopolitan CBD on Saturday, 14 October 2017.

Glistening in ambient chandelier lighting with a birds’ eye view over the bustling city, celebrities, models, and VIP club goers experienced the debut season party of Cocoon – East meets West; A themed soiree with two dance floors, decadent delicacies and Magnum Moet on tap.

Cocoon, formerly known as 604 in its heyday, is sky-rise sister club to Seagram Capital’s Eventi Hotel rooftop nightclub in NYC, built in 1958. These nightlife anomalies are subject to an extremely boutique collection of rooftop clubs scattered around the globe. Other well-known venues include New York’s Boom Boom Boom, Dragon i, Hong Kong and Perch in LA, most of which are peppered with opulence and populated with paparazzi and superstars alike. Read more Cape Town Enters an Era of the Sky-Rise Super Club Elite – A Red Carpet Concepts Production

This Is It! MCQP Presents Ultimate Halloween Experience

Book your tickets now for MCQP presents Halloween taking place on Saturday, 28 October

This is IT – the event that promises to provide the ultimate Halloween experience this year. As organisers of the biggest costume party in Africa, you know that the MCQP team will present the must-attend event with MCQP PRESENTS HALLOWEEN, taking place on Saturday, 28 October 2017.

“For those who thought that clown parties are only for kids…think again! We’ll be honouring the scariest clown of them all. Yes you guessed it, the clown everyone loves to hate – Pennywise from the movie, IT. The remake of the original Stephen King film broke all box office records after bagging $117 million during its opening weekend in the United States earlier this year, and was equally as popular locally. And now, Pennywise is coming for you…and it’s time to get spooky with us. So come join us at MCQP PRESENTS HALLOWEEN and ‘you’ll float down here, too’…” says Ian McMahon, Director of MCQP. Read more This Is It! MCQP Presents Ultimate Halloween Experience