Sunday, May 26, 2019

Top acts to perform at first three-day jazz fest in ...

The Eastern Cape will host its first three-day jazz festival in East London later this year at the Abbotsford Christian Centre. This will be the...

‘Come Sunday’ explores powerful spiritual journey

Come Sunday is a true gem of a film, one that manages to convey a powerful message in a way that resonates with believers...

‘Nightflyer’ fails to live up to promising hype

Nightflyers starts out so promising. Firstly, it’s based on a novel by Game of Thrones author George RR Martin, so you know the foundation is...

‘Our Planet’ reveals the good, bad, ugly

There are many words one could use to describe Our Planet, a nature documentary recently released on Netflix. “Beautiful” is certainly one of them,...

Scrumptious fare at market

Gourmet food, craft drink and coffee were the order of the day as an intimate crowd gathered for the inaugural uMapheka – Cook Out...

Film celebrates the men who ended Bonnie & Clyde’s crime spree

In 1934, Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow died in a hail of bullets, signalling the dramatic end of two of the most...

Guy Buttery in town with solo tour

Internationally acclaimed and SAMA-winning artist Guy Buttery will be performing at Legends Showcase on Friday April 12, as part of his “Intramural Encounters” tour. This...

New show will ‘tantalise and tease’

East Londoners can get their rhythm and feathers on as the Big Burlesque Show takes place from April 4 to April 6 at the...

New Netflix series is more hit than miss

Love, Death, & Robots represents another addition to Netflix’s impressive push for experimental indie content. The last few years have seen the streaming service move...

Guild hosts ‘Sinatra’

Music fans of the legendary late Frank Sinatra can enjoy a one-of-a-kind show on Wednesday March 27 at the East London Guild Theatre. Actor and...
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{WATCH} Border Stock Cars

LIGHTS OUT: Racing drivers were forced to take stock of their surroundings when plunged unexpectedly into loadshedding darkness mid-race on Saturday March 16, 2019 https://youtu.be/qDhZbg0T56U

Massage puts Swartz in touch with clients

For Michael Swartz, the gift of hearing after 25 years has opened up a world of possibilities, including being able to open his own...

‘Nocturnal Animals’ completely loses the plot

I wanted to like this movie, I really did. Jake Gyllenhaal is one of my favourite actors of all time but sadly, it looks...

‘Arrival’ explores alienating force of language

Arrival is without a doubt the best movie I’ve seen all this year and, funnily enough, I almost regret choosing it as the topic...

Key Largo food, wine pairing goes off a treat

Good food and wine pairing tickled taste buds at the fourth Chef's Kitchen at Tsogo Sun's Key Largo at Hemingways Mall in East London...

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ has that slasher feel to it

What do you get when you take a biting satire of the art industry, mix in some slasher- film set- pieces, a sprinkling of...

‘Bad Batch’ so bad it’s good

Have you ever heard of the phrase, “so bad it’s good”? It refers to works of art – usually film – that are bad in...

Cabaret at Arts Theatre

The Change the Channel Valentine's Day cabaret will take place at the Arts Theatre from February 12 to 23 and is sure to wow...

Watership Down is good, if flawed, adaptation

As a fan of the 1972 novel Watership Down by Richard Adams and the ridiculously surreal and violent 1978 animated film adaptation, I was...

Writers, poets can win prizes, get published in competition

EDIT: Banking details have been updated Non-profit organisation Whisper from the Heart Poetry Club is hosting their annual writing competition, Poetry International 2019, and is...

“The Ritual” is frighteningly good

For the first of what I hope are many more movie reviews for the GO! & Express, I will be looking at what is...

Resolving to be healthier is not that hard

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions out there is to “be more healthy” but for a lot of people, myself included, that...

Hints on handling last-minute rush

  With only a few days left before Christmas, many are flocking to stores to buy the last item or, for some, to buy all...

Glitz, glam and bold colours at fashion do

Glitz, glamour, bright colours and fabric were all showcased at the third annual Buyel’Ekhaya fashion show which took place at Hemingways Mall on Friday...

‘Positive mindset’ helps EL woman to 100 years

Bunkers Hill resident Edith Seeney-Roskilly will be celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family at the Beacon Bay Baptist Church Hall on Friday. “I...

Lather on that sunscreen

The holidays season has arrived are around the corner and the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) reminds the public to take care and...

Pantomime lights the way

The annual pantomime A Lad ’n a Lamp had its opening night at the Guild Theatre on Monday to a packed audience. The show started...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – Week 8 – Days 1...

NOT SUCH NICE WEATHER of late, so not many photo's ... and yet walk I will ... These were taken in the week of...

Just how strong is South Africa’s love for braai?

Nothing unites South Africans like a braai and good meat. So much so that National Heritage Day is also celebrated as “National Braai Day”. But...

Black Panther bags a Global Globe Award nod

The internet is in full celebration mode after Black Panther became the first comic book movie to get a nod at the Golden Globe...

Kevin Hart steps down from Oscars gig over previous homophobic slurs

Comedian Kevin Hart announced on Thursday that he had decided to step down as host of the Oscars after he was asked to apologise...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – WEEK 7, DAY 2

SO, another windy day or as some of my colleagues like to say "It's windy, Wendy." Went for a walk in a different direction...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – WEEK 7 – DAY 1

WEDNESDAY November 28, 2018 is when I took these photo's. Having been unable to get out and about on Monday and Tuesday, I just...

NATURAL PHENOMENON

HAVE YOU DIGITALLY CAPTURED something in or from nature that was strange or beautiful? If it was taken anywhere in South Africa, but particularly...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – Week 6, Bonus Walking Day

WELL, after all the walking I've been doing lately, I felt that participating in the SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run would be the next...

Diverse lineup for Pan African festival

The annual Buyel’Ekhaya Pan African Music Festival, now in its tenth year, is set to will take place at Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium on...

Invitation to a Grand Prix Garden Party

To tie in with the Historic Grand Prix taking place from on Saturday and Sunday, the Grand Prix Garden Party will also be hosted...

NSRI Open Day [GALLERY]

SURF RESCUE: Much fun was had by young and old to be had at the NSRI Open Day held at Station 7, Parkside, last...

Mix of intricate quilts on show

The annual East Coast Quilters Guild’s (ECQG) show Quilt Show is currently underway at the Courtenay Latimer Hall at the East London Museum and...

NSRI hosting open day this weekend

The East London branch of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) will be hosting its open day on Saturday November 17 at their headquarters,...

What drives the price of books in SA?

For every 10 books sold in South Africa‚ six are for basic education‚ one is for tertiary education and three are general fiction or...

Gardens for a good cause

The 8th annual Pam Golding Garden Show will take place this weekend in a bid to raise funds for East London charities. The Cancer Association...

Celebrities share their stories at Capitec talk

East London residents locals gathered at The Venue in Hemingways Casino last Thursday for the latest edition of the Capitec Live Better talks. During...

Tales of Fishy Smiths an enthralling read

The discovery on December 22, 1938, of a living coelacanth, caught in a net off Chalamna, will forever be linked with the name of...

A taste of Afro-French

The Alliance Française East London will host their annual So Chef! dinner on Saturday at Key Largo Restaurant in Hemingways with French chef, Khalid...

Wizards on Wheels brings motor madness to EL [GALLERY]

Car enthusiasts were treated to an amazing show at the annual Wizards on Wheels held at Port Rex Technical High School on Saturday September...

Dance competition to get Mdantsane moving

Lovers of dance can look forward to Kings and Queens of Street Dance Monti that will take place at Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre on...

Women embrace ‘Doek’ festivities

Doek on Fleek, a national event aimed at women empowerment, made its way to East London for the first time on Saturday September 22...