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A feast of small tastes of life in parallel realities

shnit film festival: a feast of delicious tastes of parallel realities

Cadbury ‘donates’ words so elderly don’t suffer in silence

As 10X Investments’ new Retirement Reality Report (RRR19) issued South Africa with a rather bitter warning about the country’s looming retirement crisis, there is sweeter news for the elderly in Britain, where a charity has teamed up with a chocolate maker to tackle an epidemic of loneliness among the aged.  Cadbury Dairy Milk has launched …

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There is more than one fairytale in dazzling new Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty is an enduring and wonderful story, but the real fairytale in Cape Town City Ballet’s new production on Saturday August 17 was to see the extraordinarily talented Precious Adams dancing in her own ‘skin’. Adams, of the English National Ballet, is a black dancer who wears tights and shoes that match her natural …

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Will your retirement savings last as long as you do?

For some people moving into retirement means that all their concerns disappear as if by magic; for the rest of us there is a great new downloadable e-book from 10X Investments: How to make your retirement savings last. The e-book is designed to help South Africans decide what to do with their retirement fund savings. …

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The musical gets remixed and totally rebooted

Review: Kinky Boots, at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, until October 27 Even the most curmudgeonly of curmudgeons will find it hard not to be cheered by this lovely show. Haters of the musical format, too, will be forced to crack a smile at how the cheesy formula of a preachy but ultimately uplifting …

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A good first half for the JSE … who knew?!

A good first half for the JSE ... who knew?! Watch this video for more info.

Cape Town gets a taste of the feast of ballet that awaits

Opening her first season as chief executive the Cape Town City Ballet, Debbie Turner gives us a taste of what is to come. We get flavours of a very wide repertoire and hints of what her appointment will mean for theatre lovers in Cape Town. The triple bill, showing at Artscape Opera House from June …

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One-man show cracks head, then heart, wide open

Review: Kafka’s Ape, Alexander Bar until June 22, after that at National Arts Festival in Makhanda, formerly known as Grahamstown Adapted and directed by Phala O. Phala; original design by Liesel N. Retief Performed by Tony Bonani Miyambo If Tony Miyambo’s performance in Kafka’s Ape wasn’t so riveting the goings on on-stage would quickly have …

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Busty bombshells bare more than their beautiful butts

Along with the full dose of bitchiness and belly laughs, the Trolley Dollies take the audience into their confidence and a little deeper into the life of a drag queen in their new show, NON-Specific, at Gate 69. ‘Choosing’ to be a woman in a man’s world can be fabulously funny, but it is definitely …

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Adding meaning to my life … washing dishes

In my 50th year, a year of great abundance (I celebrated my birthday with my beloved and dear friends in Istanbul, I was given a wetsuit and I started doing yoga regularly, to mention just a few highlights), the best thing that has happened to me is a morning shift once a week at a …

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Food and wine that (almost) tops the art

Layers and layers of pleasure, in every colour and shape, have been added week by week as we have popped in often, for a minute or so much more. Sometimes we linger and go on a journey from room to room; other times we pop in and head somewhere in particular for a quick fix. …

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Fabulous fabulous leads and a whole lot more

Review: West Side Story, Fugard Theatre production at Artscape opera house Run extended until April 22 In this mad and fast-moving world appetites change constantly, attention spans narrow and it is easy to dismiss things as old or tired. That said, this fabulous pairing of a sensational Maria and a reliable and gorgeous Tony in …

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