The Waterfront Theatre College, renowned for its diverse vocational training, showcases their dance department with a new production Hit me with a Hot Note at the Artscape Arena from Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 July 2016 at 20.00 and Saturday 16th at 3pm and 8pm.
Conceived by Delia Sainsbury, Hit me with a Hot Note is inspired by the opening line of the famous jazz song ‘Hit me with a Hot Note and watch me dance!’
‘I want to explore the use of rhythm across a range of dance genres’, Delia states, ‘presenting a new generation of choreographers and the growing wealth of dance talent.
‘As a feeder to the Dance industry’, she adds, ‘we have a responsibility to set the standard for dance training. Hit me with a Hot Note is designed to highlight the well-rounded and versatile disciplines The Waterfront Theatre College offers’. Continue reading
The Highveld side claimed the African Conference Two title and are now 12 points ahead of the second-placed Cell C Sharks with just two weeks to play. They now have 47 points, the most by any side in the campaign, and on Saturday they scored their tenth win from 13 outings.
The DHL Stormers defeated the Rebels 57-31 in Melbourne, scoring seven tries in their bonus-point away win on Saturday to enable them to consolidate their top spot in the second Africa Conference 41 points. As things stand, the Cell C Sharks are in the wildcard position.
The Cape side’s tally of 57 points are their biggest score yet in a match on Australian turf.
The Toyota Cheetahs dominated the first half against the Western Force but then had to withstand a fierce fightback from the Australian side in the second half to edge the visitors 30-29 in their meeting in Bloemfontein. Continue reading
The City is intensifying its 1 000 Days Campaign amid concern from UNICEF that 69 million children under the age of five are likely to die in the next 14 years from preventable diseases. Read more below:
The City of Cape Town’s Health Directorate, in conjunction with the Western Cape Government Health Department, has embarked on a 1 000 Days Campaign focusing on the health and well-being of children from the time of conception until the age of two years.
New knowledge in the field of neuroscience shows that what happens during the first 1 000 days of the life of a child largely determines the future of that child. A safe environment in which to grow and develop, good nutrition, good parenting and early stimulation are critical during this phase of rapid growth, when the wiring of the brain takes place, establishing connections that will enable them to develop to their full potential. Continue reading
The Springbok Sevens team on Saturday showed good form at the inaugural Assupol7s tournament played at Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch, winning all three matches played on the final day and walking away with the overall spoils.
The tournament, held to provide the Blitzboks some game time as part of their preparations towards the Rugby Sevens event at the Olympic Games in Rio next month, saw the South Africans finishing the day strongly with wins over outfits from Zimbabwe and Western Province.
The SA side won their opening match of the second day against Zimbabwe by 48-0, then saw off the challenge of a Western Province Invitational team 45-5 before beating Western Province in a very competitive final, winning 34-5.
Coach Neil Powell expressed satisfaction with the effort by his team. Continue reading
Calvinia is skaapwêreld en die laaste naweek in Augustus is alles en almal, in en om die dorp, in rep en roer as die jaarlikse Vleisfees op Vrydag, 26 en Saterdag, 27 Augustus 2016, plaasvind.
Vanjaar, is dit reeds die 26ste fees en die hoofdoel van die fees is om die heerlike, geurige skaapvleis van die streek te bevorder. Beslis ’n hoogtepunt op die kalender.
Tydens hierdie gesogte geleentheid sal besoekers die geleentheid hê om saam met familie en vriende aan al die feestelikhede deel te neem wat vanjaar op die spel is. Dit sluit onder andere top gehalte Afrikaanse kunstenaars, kosstalletjies en ’n reeks opwindende aktiwiteite in. Continue reading
Black Coffee’s inspiring win at the 2016 BET Awards prompted more South African fans than ever before to tune into the show’s premiere on BET (DStv channel 129) on Tuesday night, with the channel achieving its highest ever ratings since launching across Africa in April 2015.
The epic celebration of black culture and music, which took place in LA on Sunday night, saw big wins by Drake, Beyoncé and Bryson Tiller, while Sheila E, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, Tori Kelly, Janelle Monae and The Roots united to honour the late great Prince with powerful renditions of his greatest hits.
Commented Monde Twala, Vice President, BET, Youth & Music, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, “BET achieved a 1.93 rating in our 20-49 core demographic, over 20 percent higher than combined ratings achieved last year for the BET Awards2015 on BET AND BET2. The BET Awards 2016 was watched by 54,000 more viewers than the premiere of the BET Awards 2015 last year.” Continue reading
|Monday , 11 July to Thursday, 14 July||From 10am onwards||Installation of beaded Madiba portrait||The Watershed|
|Monday, 18 July||From 9am onwards||Relate Bracelets Beading||The Watershed|
|From 9am onwards||Angel Projects Shop
for Good challenge
Cape Town, July 2016 — To mark the spirit and the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the V&A Waterfront has partnered with the Relate Bracelet organisation and Angel Projects.
Create bracelets to sell as well as a beaded portrait of Mandela
Visitors to the V&A Waterfront’s Victoria Wharf can devote 67 minutes of their time to mark Mandela Day by putting their creativity and beading skills to work for charitable causes. Continue reading
Motorists with outstanding fines will soon be able to ‘pay as they go’, courtesy of new technology.
The City of Cape Town’s Traffic Service is adding another technological advancement to its arsenal with the roll-out of smart SMS technology that will allow motorists to pay fines via their cellphones, tablets or personal computers.
The technology has been brought on stream by the City’s service provider who is responsible for generating and sending fine notices.
For the past few months, the service provider has been testing the SMS service. A message containing a link to a secure webpage is delivered to a motorist’s cellphone. They are then able to view the fine by inputting their identification number, with additional options to download or e-mail the fine or even pay it directly from the link. Continue reading