Sarandon takes the role of the doctor, whose battle with breast cancer while working at a research station in Antarctica made headlines around the world, in Ice Bound, to be aired on True Movies (DSTV Channel 138) on Friday, March 11 at 20h45.
“I had huge empathy with Jerri who faced the ravages of a life-threatening disease in a remote location,” she said, revealing that she had her own breast cancer scare a number of years ago.
As the only doctor at the research station, Nielson had to diagnose herself and then work out her medical options. What she couldn’t do was fly to the nearest surgeon because the station was closed for nine months to incoming and outgoing traffic. And at one point, she seriously considered operating on herself.
Playing Nielsen, a strong woman who wanted a new adventure and was trying to escape an unhappy past, was appealing to Sarandon. Continue reading
Adding a touch of class with a dash of style to Golden Valley’s March entertainment lineup are all male singing trio, The Black Ties. They hit the stage in grandiose fashion at Winners Sports Bar on 18 March 2016.
Starring Chad Saaiman, Keeno Lee and Lloyd Janson, The Black Ties are entertaining, charming and above all, fun. One of South Africa’s most sought after cover bands, the trio will perform a spectacular selection of toe tapping songs by well known artists, from Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Lionel Richie to the likes of Sam Smith, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams.
Always styled to perfection and dressed to the nines, The Black Ties are a class act with a penchant for old world charm while acknowledging contemporary trends. They have promised an evening of superlative entertainment that will have the audience singing and swaying along.
Their show at Golden Valley will start at 21h00 and entrance is R120 per person. Tickets can be bought at the Golden Valley Cash Desk. No under 18’s allowed. Most Valued Guest discounts apply. For more information contact 023 348 7200.
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Johannesburg/Lagos, 8 March 2016: MTV today revealed the nominees for the “2016 MTV Movie Awards” setting the stage for the 25th anniversary of the ultimate celebration of blockbuster movies and the fans who love them. Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton scored nominations for “Movie of the Year,” with Star Wars: The Force Awakens garnering the most nominations (11) for a franchise. Continue reading
It is hoped that the arrest of two suspected muggers will serve as a warning to would-be thieves that the City and other enforcement agencies are keeping a close eye on the Company’s Garden to ensure the safety of visitors. Read more below:
The City of Cape Town’s Parks Department has been notified that two suspects were arrested in the Company’s Garden precinct today, 8 March 2016.
One suspect was arrested inside the Company’s Garden for possession of an imitation firearm. The South African Police Service (SAPS) suspects that the individual has been involved in a number of muggings in the area and has detained him for further investigation. Continue reading
The City of Cape Town reminds residents that due to hot weather, an extended billing period, and the Level 2 water restriction tariffs, many may notice a spike in their water bills this month. We would also like to assure all residential customers that the Accounts Department has made allowance for the longer billing period. Residents are not being penalised in terms of the higher steps of the tariff, which are being applied correctly.
In light of the recent enquiries and social media posts on the subject, the City of Cape Town would like to remind residents that increased water and sanitation tariffs have been implemented since 1 January 2016 as part of water restrictions.
For an average domestic customer, the differences in price are as follows: Continue reading
SA Rugby on Tuesday marked International Women’s Day with the announcement that it has established two more women’s rugby Youth Training Centres (YTC’s), at the Griquas and South Western Districts rugby unions respectively, increasing the number of development centres to eight.
The first six training centres were established in April last year at the Blue Bulls, Limpopo Blue Bulls, Border, Eastern Province, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Province, with the objective of growing the base of women’s players in the country and grooming them from a young age for the demands of rugby.
Through the YTC’s, players from Under-16 to Under-18 levels have access to weekly training sessions, conditioning and nutritional programmes, and they participate in scheduled matches to expose them to regular competition.
This week on Jongo, African superhero Eli and Kay embark on a new quest, which leaves them faced with an unexpected surprise. And what is the identity of the mystery man who is hot on their heels?
Ziv finally realises he is being used as a pawn by Benjamin and takes steps to thwart him.
To see this riveting ensemble, tune in Mondays on BET (DStv channel 129) at 21:05 CAT.
The much anticipated sequel to one of the highest grossing romantic comedies of all time, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, is the featured film for the March 2016 Nu Metro Girls’ Night Out at GrandWest. Ladies are called to unite for an evening of nonstop laughter with My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 on Tuesday, 22 March 2016.
This laugh a minute follow up brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger, fatter Greek wedding after Gus and Maria discover that they were never really married.
Nu Metro’s Girls’ Night Out starts at 19h00, with the movie beginning at 20h00. Tickets to Girls’ Night Out at Nu Metro GrandWest cost R55 per person. Bookings can be made via the call centre on 0861-CINEMA (+27 861 24 6362), online via www.numetro.co.za or at the cinema.
An assessment has been made of the 20 housing units razed by the petrol bombing incidents and the vandalism of more than 100 units between 25 and 27 February 2016.
‘It is not certain when repairs will be effected, but it is estimated that the repairs to the units that can be repaired will take at least a month to complete.
‘The situation is incredibly frustrating and it must be borne in mind that these units have been earmarked for vulnerable beneficiaries who are flood victims displaced by past flooding and also persons who are perpetually affected by flooding as they reside in flood-prone areas. Continue reading