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International act for beach party

International act for beach party

BLOEMFONTEIN- Bigger, better and best will the fourth annual Mangaung beach party be as Canadian disc jockey Nick Holder of “Summer Daze” fame will be gracing the city of roses and burning the decks.

Monday, February 27th, 2012 12:09 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Woza Albert’s still relevant

Woza Albert’s still relevant

BLOEMFONTEIN – The classical political satire “Woza Albert” which depicts life in apartheid South Africa has remained relevant over the generations since its first staging over 30 years ago.

Monday, February 27th, 2012 12:05 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Writers get free training

Writers get free training

BOTSHABELO – Writers and artists participated in a three-day Botshabelo Youth Partnership’s (BYP) “Tsebo-Lefa” Literature workshop which started on Thursday, February 16.

Monday, February 27th, 2012 12:02 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

The thing about Valentine’s…

The thing about Valentine’s…

It’s a day for pessimists, as it is for optimists and the happy-go-lucky romantics in love. You are bound to run into that one person, or maybe two people, who will dismiss Cupid’s day under the reasoning that it’s just a commercialised gimmick aimed at sinking its teeth into the pockets of the faint-hearted and weak. Capitalism means everything is commercialised as long as there’s a quick buck to make, so that justification is just weak.

Monday, February 20th, 2012 11:26 am GMT +2 | Posted in Editor's Choice, Lifestyle | Read More »

Merging generations of artworks

Merging generations of artworks

BLOEMFONTEIN – Art lovers will be spoilt for choice at the Oliewenhuis Art Museum where an exhibition of watercolour and pastel artworks from as early as 1920 to the late 90s are on display until the end of April 2013.

Monday, February 20th, 2012 11:21 am GMT +2 | Posted in Featured News, Lifestyle | Read More »

Big Size takes on Usher

Big Size takes on Usher

BLOEMFONTEIN- Acclaimed Free State rapper, Big Size is among 12 regional Hansa Festival of Legends finalists vying to open for Academy Grammy Award winner Usher Raymond when he performs in Johannesburg next month.

Monday, February 13th, 2012 11:02 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Reggae musical a hit

Reggae musical a hit

BLOEMFONTEIN – Bob Marley, the most influential musician of the twenty-first century will be remembered and serenaded at PACOFS on Saturday, February 18, a week after he would have celebrated his sixty-seventh birthday.

Monday, February 13th, 2012 11:00 am GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Local star shines abroad

Local star shines abroad

BLOEMFONTEIN – It is not easy being the first, but for Danielle Stilo, 23, it was a blessing to break the mold and spread her musical wings and exhibit her talent abroad.

Monday, February 6th, 2012 01:38 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Walking the ramp for charity

Walking the ramp for charity

BLOEMFONTEIN – Remember the days when it was almost customary to flock around the television in anticipation of the new girl who would be declared the fairest and most beautiful in the land? The days when beauty was proven to go hand in hand with brains, and it was ok for almost every girl to want to be become the next Miss South Africa or Miss Teen?

Monday, February 6th, 2012 01:34 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Fear: not of script-writing…

Fear: not of script-writing…

BLOEMFONTEIN – Twenty eager young writers and film makers focused their eyes on the end product – listened to the wisdoms of some of Free State long serving television producers, script-writers and film makers.

Monday, January 30th, 2012 01:07 pm GMT +2 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »