Archive for category: Theatre, Film & TV

Meet Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa

Meet Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa

48 / December 19, 2011 8:30 am

As editor of Drum Magazine, Makhosazana Zwane-Siguqa holds the helm of one of the country’s oldest and most influencial magazines. Drum celebrated its’ 60th anniversary in October with a massive gala event and marked the event with the release of [...]

In with a Bam! Our new Miss SA

In with a Bam! Our new Miss SA

11 / December 12, 2011 10:43 am

A bubbly blonde was crowned Miss South Africa 2011 at Sun City last night. 22-year-old Melinda Bam from Pretoria was delighted with her win saying, “I believe this year will offer me an amazing and life altering experience.” There’s no [...]

Is SA Too Prude for TV Porn?

Is SA Too Prude for TV Porn?

2,587 / December 6, 2011 11:00 am

No matter how hard we try and act like we’re all liberal and cool in South Africa, there are certain issues that continue to remain…ahem… sticky. Pornography on television is one of those issues which seems to rear its’ head [...]

8 Million in Masterchef SA Prizes!

8 Million in Masterchef SA Prizes!

9 / December 5, 2011 9:36 am

If the wannabe foodies entering Masterchef SA weren’t completely driven to win, they have just got a major incentive in the form of an unprecendented prize purse amounting to around 8 million Rand! So far organisers have been keeping mum [...]

Are you SA’s First Masterchef?

Are you SA’s First Masterchef?

5 / November 10, 2011 1:37 pm

Local foodies are all flustered at the news that entries for Masterchef South Africa have officially opened this week. We have to say, we’re pretty excited to see how the local version of the hit show will be presented by [...]

Reality Bites

Reality Bites

4 / October 24, 2011 11:01 am

As far as we can remember, it all started with game shows… Then there were home makeover shows and cop shows and then came ‘Pop Idol’ – the original one with Will Young and the stuttering boy. Reality TV has [...]

Moving the Muthaland

Moving the Muthaland

1 / August 29, 2011 1:23 pm

Making a name for yourself in the music industry is tough. Not just in South Africa, but everywhere in the world. It’s not like it used to be in the old days either. There’s no set path to reach success. [...]

A Feast of Film

A Feast of Film

13 / July 19, 2011 1:34 pm

Film fundis are sure to be camping out in Durban this month for the country’s oldest & most prestigious film festival – the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). Another of the exciting and entertaining events on the Durban winter calendar, [...]

Spontaneous Comedy Combustion

Spontaneous Comedy Combustion

14 / July 8, 2011 2:16 pm

If the word ‘theatre’ sends shivers down your spine and conjures up images of dowdy old men reciting Shakespeare in fake English accents, then you’ve got the wrong idea. Theatre isn’t all Richard the third and stuffy traditionalism! There’s a [...]

Soweto Gets Saucy

Soweto Gets Saucy

459 / June 20, 2011 11:25 am

If you ever needed evidence that South Africa is evolving, you need only look at Soweto. Recent Youth Day celebrations reminded us of how far we have come politically since those days of oppression and violence. At the same time [...]