Showing posts from November, 2017

Ambassador Farnaud honours Zanele Muholi with France’s top cultural award

Ambassador Farnaud honours Zanele Muholi with France’s top cultural award On Wednesday 22 November 2017, the Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. MrChristophe Farnaud, will host a reception in honour of visual activistZanele Muholi, who will receive the insignia of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters).
Muholi is an internationally acclaimed South African photographer. Born in 1972 in Umlazi, the artist’s_work is deeply intertwined with advocacy on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community. 
Muholi cofounded the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) in 2002 and in 2009 foundedInkanyiso, a forum for queer and visual media.
The artist has produced a number of photographic series that investigate the severe disconnect in post apartheid South Africa between the equality promoted by the country’s constitution and the intolerance toward and violent acts targeting individuals within the LGBTI community.
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Dreams come true: Single mom has her life changed forever with a new luxury home

Dreams come true for Win a Home’s big winners
Single mom has her life changed forever with a new luxury home.

The fourth season of Win a Home, proudly sponsored by Private Property, was filled with high stress, innovation and exciting prospects, and the live finale was the crowning moment of a riveting season.
This year, design contestants competed as duos, creating double the drama and entertainment as big personalities showcased fresh ideas and celebrated local design.
Throughout Win a Home, viewers could vote for their favourite Design Duo on the Private Property website as part of their entry into the grand prize competition. It was a close call but Team House and Leisure pipped the others to the post and captured the hearts of the public. As the winners of Viewers Choice, they received a cash prize of R20,000.
After weeks of being a top trending topic on social media, fans would finally learn which of the dynamic Design Duos would win the coveted R100,000 prize as Judges Choice. F…

GLAMOUR Women of the Year Awards 2017!

Get your red carpet ensemble ready for the Glamour Woman of The Year Awards, on  the 23rd of November, with a gourmet dinner at the fashionable Social Kitchen and Bar in Joburg’s Hyde Park Corner.  In a year when the focus has been on gender, the GWOTYA team is thrilled to be celebrating the annual Women of the Year Awards in honour of inspiring and talented South Africans. From the arts to style, charity to business, these female forces are making their outstanding marks. It all happens Think A-list crowd, great atmosphere, wonderful food, drinks and gifts, social media opportunities galore — and only 25 tickets up for sale. Here are four reasons you don’t want to miss out: 1 Incredible goodie bags GLAMOUR goodie bags are renowned, and you can be sure that this one will be packed with beautiful treats. 2 A three-month GLAMOUR subscription Worth over R100, and included in the ticket price! 3 A celebrity guest list You’ll spend the evening rubbing shoulders with SA’s finest, including our insp…

My Kitchen Rules SA: OG and G are eliminated

My Kitchen Rules SA:OG and G are eliminated

In tonight’s intense episode of My Kitchen Rules SA, the “meat guys” of the competition, OG and G from Cape Town, were eliminated after a vegetarian Sudden Death cook-off against Bloem Besties, and venison experts, Liz and Leanne. The two meat-loving pairs of the series were pitted against each other after a disastrous pasta challenge that had judges David Higgs and J’Something reprimanding all six of the remaining teams for cooking well below par for this level of the competition.

The tension in the kitchen was palpable from the get-go when the judges informed the contestants that they’d be cooking in a tag-team pasta challenge. The brief: to create a delicious pasta dish from scratch, with accompanying sauce. The twist: only one member of each team was allowed to cook at a time in 20 minute intervals, and after 40 minutes had elapsed, both cooks would be allowed to finish the dish together in the final 20 minute stretch. The winners of last …

Zeitz MOCAA presents inaugural exhibition Publishing Against the Grain, organised by Independent Curators International (ICI)

Zeitz MOCAA presents inaugural exhibition Publishing Against the Grain organised by Independent Curators International (ICI)
Cape Town (13 November 2017) – Saturday 18 November 2017 will mark the opening of the first international travelling exhibition at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA). Zeitz MOCAA is the first contemporary art museum in the country to make a strong commitment to both local and international art.
As part of Zeitz MOCAA’s acquisition policy, the museum collects, preserves, researches and exhibits work from Africa and its Diaspora. Beyond the museum’s collecting policy lies a strong commitment to exhibiting work from around the globe. “As the largest contemporary art museum in Africa, our commitment to bringing international art to Africa is an essential part of our mission,” said Mark Coetzee, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz MOCAA, “Zeitz MOCAA will strive to share work from Africa with the world, but also bring the world to Africa.

Chibuku shakes up Vilakazi Street

It was a carnival atmosphere on the historic Vilakazi Street in Orlando West, Soweto last night as Chibuku celebrated its new look and brand positioning at Sakhumzi Restaurant. 

The popular traditional sorghum brew has been spruced up and given a spanking new appeal. Chibuku chefs prepared some deliciously refreshing cocktails to showcase how the new Banana and Pineapple flavours can be enjoyed on a hot summer day.
Celebrities such as Khanyi Mbau, Tebogo Lerole, Siphesihle Vazi, Clement Maosa, Tshepo Maseko, Lesley Musina, Xoli Zondo, Buhle Maseko, Akhumzi Jezile, Soul Kulture and Tol Ass Mo, stuck to the dress code and donned their traditional gear as they danced to music by Sliq Angel, MXO, Candy Tsa Mandebele, Karabo and Revolution.  The entertainment ran well into the night with Chibuku flowing freely.
Comments Siya, head of marketing of united national breweries: “The new look Chibuku oozes the new cool and sophistication. It can be mixed up in different variations to create the …