What is African art: how the African visual arts culture has changed

The African art culture has undergone drastic changes over the years. It has gone from being solely about masks and beaded trinkets to contemporary art with a message for society. The question of “What is African art?” is answered with images of strong, proud African people and social commentary.

It focuses on different aspects of race and personality

The post-independence phase of African art focused on the message of “We are here, and we have something to say”, but many of today’s African artists offer up a question instead: the question of “Who are we?”. The struggle with identity politics is a common one for many African artists who work in the Western world but have deep rooted traditional beliefs, and so their art reflects this. Read more What is African art: how the African visual arts culture has changed

OFF THE GRID MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018

CAMPHILL VILLAGE WESTCOAST – 40KM FROM THE CITY
RADIO KALAHARI ORKES – THE KIFFNESS – THE STEEZIES – BOOTLEGGERS BLUES BAND – CAPE PHILHARMONIC YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLE – DJ JAKE WILDHEART.

Join us for the annual Off the Grid Music Festival, an outdoor summer event set on a beautiful organic farm. Expect a fun filled family day with great music and amazing people.
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The line-up of great, diverse musicians promises a bit of everything: rock, hip hop, Afro- funk, Pop, traditional and electronic. This year Off the Grid will start with never before seen at a music festival an appearance of The Cape Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensemble, this vibrant young act of musicians will be blowing you away with a mix of the classic and contemporary music. Followed by Bootleggers Blues Band as no Off the Grid will ever be the same without these established artists. Read more OFF THE GRID MUSIC FESTIVAL SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018

RAMP UP THE ROMANCE AT NEDERBURG ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Nederburg is set to seduce lovers and tantalise taste buds this Valentine’s Day (14 February) with fabulous wine, sexy food and acoustic musical entertainment, all carefully devised to turn the romance to the highest setting.

The winery’s manor house restaurant, The Red Table, has a host of offerings available, from a three-course dinner with musical entertainment, to picnics and tapas.

Chef Edmore Ruzoza’s sensuous dinner spread on the evening of Valentine’s Day, offered at R370 per person (excluding service charge), starts with a glass of Nederburg’s refreshingly crisp bubbly, Première Cuvée Brut, to whet your appetite. Read more RAMP UP THE ROMANCE AT NEDERBURG ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Gourmet Valentines Day Picnic for Two at The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Join us this year for an exclusive romantic Valentines picnic for two at The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront.

The picnic includes a mouth watering selection of a variety of special offerings which come in a picnic basket with a bottle of Protea Wine by Anthony Rupert.
A glass of sparkling wine will be served on arrival.
An umbrella will be also be provided along with a picnic blanket.

The location for the picnic is on the magnificent rolling lawns overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

A picnic has never been so romantic! Read more Gourmet Valentines Day Picnic for Two at The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

TIME FOR CAPETONIANS TO GET REVVED UP ONCE MORE CITY GEARS UP FOR ANOTHER CAPE TOWN MOTOR SHOW SPECTACULAR

The Cape Town Motor Show, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, is set to wow the crowds again at Sun GrandWest, from 2-4 March 2018. It promises to be a weekend of incredible fun with a broad appeal to all car and bike buffs, petrol heads and the entire family, with loads of entertainment for everyone.

The Mother City will again boast a motor show that rivals any of the international equivalents. CTMS will span the length and breadth of the Sun GrandWest Entertainment World, including the Market Hall, Grand Arena, the Sun Exhibits Hall, and an Outdoor Area, and will include a Drifting Zone, Nostalgia Zone, Chill Zone, and Camping and 4×4 area.

Explore the automotive industry’s latest creations, featuring classic, luxury and exotic cars, with all the major vehicle manufacturers represented. Visitors can get up-close and personal with all the newest vehicle models that will soon be at dealerships around the country. Read more TIME FOR CAPETONIANS TO GET REVVED UP ONCE MORE CITY GEARS UP FOR ANOTHER CAPE TOWN MOTOR SHOW SPECTACULAR

FINAL LINE UP FOR JäGERMEISTER UP THE CREEK 2018.

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

The best riverside festival set between a dirt road and the welcoming waters of the Breede.

Creekers, get ready to join us for the annual Jägermeister presents Up The Creek riverside adventure: Three days of great music, swimming, dancing and partying! Bring your friends, pizza slice-lilos, swans and flamingos. Grab those designer sunglasses or your favourite cool-looking cheapies, your unicorn-love-coloured swimming towels and sunny hats; we are going to have a blast!

More great musicians have been added to the 2018 line-up. We are thrilled to announce the final list of bands and DJ`s for the weekend. They are: Read more FINAL LINE UP FOR JäGERMEISTER UP THE CREEK 2018.