Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Of war and a song

The East London Cantata Choir presents ‘Wartime Favourites’ on Sunday at 4pm at the St John’s Anglican Church in Lower Oxford Street. The conductor will...

Wheelie good

Motorcycle clubs and riders came out in their numbers to support the Bikers Breakfast in aid of the East London SPCA recently. Pictured are...

Border Blacktips reel in Challenge Shield again

Weather, fish ‘come to the party’ THE RASSPL Border Blacktips rock and surf angling team held their fourth competition of the season along the beautiful...

What’s on the GO! – 14 September

Today Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so-called “mature age”,...

World-renowned ballet of Moses’s life for Guild

AMERICA’S premier Christian ballet company, Ballet Magnificat! will present Deliver Us! at the Guild Theatre this weekend. Founded in 1986, the Jackson, Mississippi-based company brings...

Local band going places opening for UK band Bastille

High note for Opposite the Other LOCAL alternative pop band Opposite the Other have achieved one success after the other over the last year. Most recently,...

Halala! Trevor Noah wins his first Emmy

By TshisaLIVE SA-born comedian Trevor Noah walked away with his first Emmy this weekend at the award’s Creative Arts ceremony in LA‚ taking the top prize...

The Step Ahead Dance Academy takes the stage: gallery.

At the weekend the Step Ahead Dance Academy performed an adaptation of Shrek and showcased various dance styles in the form of a Dance...

Classic ballet still a treat

Last week the Joanna Wright School of Ballet performed ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to a sold-out audiences at almost every performance at the Guild...

Crazy fan encounters & fun times on stage – Sho Madjozi’s...

Rapper Sho Madjozi's unique Tsonga tracks have made it possible for her to live out her dream of sharing a stage with local and...

Top show to celebrate 20 years

  The Merrifield Prep School and College put on a spectacular showcase arts and culture talent at the school. The show, ‘Unstoppable’, held at the...

Ncera hosts macadamia festival

THE Ncera Macadamia Harvest Festival takes place tomorrow and Saturday. The festival will be held in Ncera near Kaysers Beach. The site allows visitors to...

What’s On the GO! – 7 September

Today ● Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so-called “mature age”,...

Selborne take centre stage

THE Selborne College Dramatic Society recently took part in the national ATKV Tienertoneel play competition in Port Elizabeth, winning the Eastern Cape title with...

Teacher develops module to be taught at schools

Percussionist drums up support TALENTED local percussionist Siyabulela Sifatyi has been facilitating percussion workshops for Eastern Cape Creative Arts subject advisers this week, developing his...

The Step Ahead Dance Academy takes the stage

THE Step Ahead Dance Academy presents an adaptation of Shrek which will be running from tonight until Saturday at the Guild Theatre. The production promises...

‘Public editor’ proposed to open up SABC

By BEKEZELA PHAKATHI Right2Know wants society to have a say in content The Right2Know campaign has called for the appointment of a "public editor" at the...

Young DJ to share the stage with Black Coffee in Ibiza

BY KYLE ZEEMAN Three months after scoring a residency at one of the biggest clubs on the party island of Ibiza, Spain, DJ Black Coffee...

The Joanna Wright School of Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast

This past weekend the Joanna Wright School of Ballet performed the Beauty and the Beast to a sold out audience at almost every performance...

Popular TV show auditions for presenter in E London

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing The popular Mzansi Magic show Our Perfect Wedding brings its first public auditions to East London tomorrow at Premier Hotel Regent. The reality show,...

Jikileza Festival will be day of fine family fun

THE Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival will again enthral the senses of both young and old when it takes place this weekend at the Inkwenkwezi...

Anglers line up for fishing event

Border Blacktips host outing at Hamburg, Birha THE Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock And Surf Super Pro League) team will be hosting their fourth Rock n...

What’s on the GO! – 31 August

Today ●Art lecturer Barry Gibb will have a Powerpoint presentation on “Paul Gauguin: Artist of the South Seas” at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery’s main...

Lifestyle event to rock stadium

MATHOLENI Events will bring cars, food, fashion and great music together under one roof at the Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium this weekend. The event, known...

Vusi Nova’s eyes being tested for permanent damage following horror hijacking

By Kyle Zeeman Award-winning musician Vusi Nova has faced another setback in his battle to recover from being abducted by hijackers last week‚ after an eye...

Cambridge church bazaar

  On Friday (September 1) the Dutch Reformed Church in Cambridge will host their bazaar at 4pm at the church, on the corner of French...

Berea Baptist Church presents another Spring Musicale

ON SUNDAY (3 September), Berea Baptist Church will present another wonderful evening of sacred music titled “Spring Musicale”, arranged by Ralph Weyer and Des...

A lead role in a film and more: Thembisa Mdoda on...

By Chrizelda Kekana After winning big at the Mzansi Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards‚ Thembisa Mdoda is confident she left Our Perfect Wedding on a high and aims to get even...

Talk on Gauguin to move senses

ART lecturer Barry Gibb presents a talk on Paul Gauguin; artist of the South Seas at 7pm next Thursday at the main gallery of...

Artists celebrate nursery’s 80th

JEN ROWLAND THE Floradale artists are opening a new exhibition on September 1, the theme of which is “Natural Expression”. The exhibition will be a celebration...

Indie folk duo set for Legends Showcase

Digby and the Lullaby on track for EL debut THE darlings of South African Indie Folk, Digby and the Lullaby are to visit East London...

Blenz Boutique set to host wine fair

THE Blenz Boutique Wine Fair takes place at the Old Selbornian Club next Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 9pm. A selection of wines, gins,...

GO WITH THE FLOW

Flowing Nomads travel the country spreading the love of yoga through events, classes and workshops. This trip took in Cape Town to East London...

What’s on the GO! – 24 August

Today ● Merrifield School presents Unstoppable, a Merrifield 20th Anniversary Celebration at the Guild Theatre at 6pm. The show tells the story of Lily, an...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ for Guild

THE Joanna Wright School of Ballet is set to perform Beauty and the Beast at the Guild Theatre from August 30 to September 2. Joining...

DRAMA DUO

Gonubie High School, Queenstown Girl’s High School (GHS), Aliwal North High School, Selborne College, Hudson Park High, Grens Hoerskool and Stirling High Schools have...

‘Voetspore’ to walk the talk in EL

JOHAN Badenhorst from the popular TV series Voetspore will be in East London this weekend. The Voetspore team have been travelling through Africa for the...

Fury over film reveals a violent homophobia

BY THE TIMES EDITORIAL International accolades are streaming in for the locally produced film The Wound (Inxeba), a movie exploring the relationship between two men...

He’s back again! John Legend returning to SA in November

Can someone please get Mr John Legend a South African passport‚ the musician is set to make yet another visit to our shores to...

Parlotones enthrall EL audience at the Venue

By Nonsindiso Qwabe The mood was electric at the Venue@Hemingways on Saturday evening as multi-platinum band The Parlotones rocked East London for one night only. Music lovers...

Parlotones to rock The Venue

THE Parlotones are going to be performing hits like Push me to the Floor, Should we Fight Back and I'm Only Human at The...

What’s On the GO – 17 August

Today The Rat Pack is back at The Arts Theatre from today to Saturday. Back in the days when Vegas was dangerous and everybody...

SA lizard that inspired Tolkien’s Smaug ‘facing extinction’

By Dave Chambers When JRR Tolkien completed his sketch “Death of Smaug” for The Hobbit in the early 1930s‚ he was illustrating a work of fiction....

23-year-old SA YouTuber lands plum job

By Suthentira Govender South African YouTube sensation Caspar Lee has cracked the nod as head of innovation of a new London-based social media marketing agency. The YouTube...

Local art shines light on humanity

By Barbara Hollands An exhibition about humanity could have many interpretations, but for Berea gallery owner and potter Louise Pietrucci the essence of the word is...

Jeanie D tries her hand at comedy… all for charity

By Chrizelda Kekana Comedy Central’s new show‚ Famous Last Words‚ sees locally acclaimed comedians mentor and attempt to turn ‘normal’ celebrities into stand-up comedians – for...

Parlotones to rock EL

EAST London’s number one entertainment destination, Hemingways Casino, is proud to present a live performance by The Parlotones on August 19. Fans of the indie...

EC pageant finalist on a mission

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing Tsolo-born Miss Heritage South Africa finalist Babalwa Nomatshaka is on a mission to transform the lives of young rural girls by hosting talks...

Thunder Tour cars will roar into EL

A CAVALCADE of more than 50 muscle cars, rat rods, street rods and supercars left Pretoria last Sunday on the eighth annual Thunder Tour...

What’s On the GO! – 10 August

Today ● Are you ready to join our motivated group? The University of the Third Age (U3A) caters to people of a so called ‘mature...