It was on September 22, 1976, when the first episode of Charlie’s Angels aired in the US. The show was produced by Aaron Spelling and Leonard Goldberg who had already produced that other TV hit show Starsky and Hutch.
The original title of their new police drama was The Alley Cats which followed three women Alley, Lee and Catherine (Al-Lee-Cats) and was designed as a star vehicle for actress Kate Jackson.
As the series evolved with Jackson’s input, it developed into a series about three women working for a faceless man who gives his employees assignments over a speakerphone.
Then Jackson saw a painting of cherubs in Spelling’s office and suggested calling the series Harry’s Angels. As there was already was a series running on television called Harry O, the title became Charlie’s Angels and history was made. Continue reading
It’s been an up-and-down weekend for City enforcement staff who arrested more than 70 suspects while holding land invaders at bay and delivering a baby in the process. Read more below:
The City of Cape Town’s enforcement agencies had their hands full over the last four or five days, courtesy of the taxi-related violence in the Milnerton area, followed by the attempted land invasion in Dunoon. This, while trying to get Operation Exodus up and running and conducting general enforcement operations.
Overall, 72 suspects were arrested including 36 for drunk driving; 14 for possession of drugs; two on charges of robbery; and a record 11 for reckless and negligent driving during a single enforcement operation focusing on illegal street racing. Continue reading
Previous award winning acts featured include HHP, AKA, Goldfish and Twin Atlantic and this week sees SA born and now US-based band Civil Twilight return to the Mother City for a live performance on the 5FM music feature. The four piece rock band is made up of South African brothers Andrew and Steven McKeller, Richard Wouters, and American Kevin Dailey – who joined the band after their move to Nashville.
Broadcasting from the Red Bull Studios in Cape Town between 15:00 and 16:00 on Thursday, 24 March (due to the public holiday), the band promises fans and 5FM listeners plenty passion and excitement with their homecoming. The band were last here in 2014 and say they are always happy to return to the place of their birth and perform for their people. Continue reading
An exciting new career sector – gaming – has been quietly growing in the country in the past few years, and has now taken off with gusto as heavyweight degree courses come onto the market to provide professionals for the industry.
While in the past gamers were mostly dismissively considered to be idling away their lives on the couch, or worse, these days what used to be a hobby has become a lucrative and multi-dimensional field of work, an expert says.
“Whether as a player, a developer, designer or writer, the gaming industry – also known as the interactive entertainment industry – provides an exciting, engaging and rewarding new opportunity for school-leavers,” says Nola Payne, Head of Faculty: Information and Communication Technology at The Independent Institute of Education, SA’s largest and most accredited private higher education institution. Continue reading
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BERLIN, March 22, 2016 – Skateboard legend and Laureus World Sports Academy Member Tony Hawk has welcomed one of the most intriguing line-ups ever for the Laureus World Action Sports Award. In an exclusive interview on Laureus.com, Hawk said “I feel like Action Sports are growing faster than most sports these days. There is so much interest.”
The eventual winner will be announced at the Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony in Berlin on April 18, and Hawk had high praise for the six Nominees, who have been selected by a panel of the world’s media. Continue reading
So ladies this is always a tricky one, as there is no one way answer to matching your foundation perfectly and it often entails lots of testing which can get quite tedious if you don’t have the time or the patience.
You will hardly ever find the perfect match to your skin tone in just one bottle (unless you are truly blessed with an all-round even skin tone – lucky you!) and you will often find that your T-panel is much lighter than the rest of your face, of which you will need two different shades of foundation.
If you don’t feel comfortable matching your own foundation – most cosmetic counters usually have makeup/beauty consultants who will gladly assist you with this daunting task. No need to feel intimated – the ladies behind the counter are always very friendly and welcoming and are there to make your lives easier, so just walk in with your shoulders back and your head held high and don’t be afraid to ask for a little help. Continue reading
Due to popular demand, Cape Town Comedy Club is pleased to announce … MORE MARCH MADNESS with R50 tickets to the following Wednesday & Thursday night shows in March, now available at all Computicket outlets and Shoprite/Checkers stores: 23, 24, 30 & 31 March 2016
v A Night of Headliners: R190pp Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 April 2016. You are in for a real treat as four of South Africa’s top comedians perform on our stage for two nights! Marc Lottering, Loyiso Gola, Conrad Koch (with Chester Missing) as well as Kurt Schoonraad as the MC. The line-up is subject to change.
v We are open throughout Easter: Wednesday 23rd to Sunday 27th March 2016 #EasterVibes
v Half Price Sundays: R60pp for selected shows only
v Happy Hour: 6-7pm and one hour after the show
v To hire venue for exclusive use, contact email@example.com for more info.
On for the next 2 weeks at Cape Town Comedy Club … Continue reading
Professional singer and jazz musician, Richard Ceasar, does the honours of entertaining guests at Jackson Hall, GrandWest in March 2016. Ceasar’s music is influences by the likes of Pat Martino and George Benson, with his tenth CD, to be released in 2016, boasting a mix of classic soul and jazz with a decidedly Cape flavour.
Due to travel to Australia later this year to entertain South African ex pats, Ceasar has toured extensively overseas during his career and has recorded and performed with the likes of Vicky Sampson.
He brings soulful music blend to Jackson Hall on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in March 2016. He takes to the stage at 21h00 and there is no cost to enjoy his shows.
Channel: MTV (DStv channel 130)
Contestants: Gigi Hadid vs Tyler Posey
The supermodel (and BFF to Kendall Jenner) takes on TheBackstreet Boys’ ‘Larger Than Life’ with a little help from friends and real-life backstreet boys Nick Carter and AJ McLean. However, this does not discourage Tyler who puts up a pretty good fight with Harvey Danger’s ‘Flagpole Sitta’.