Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Ladies Night Market goes down a real treat

THE inaugural Ladies Night Market took place on Saturday night in Gonubie where women entrepreneurs had their stock on show. The sound of the ocean...

Winter Warmers – First Week Winner

Congratulations to Jennifer Chunilall, the first week's winner of the Winter Warmer's Coffee Competition. Entries are hotting up so send yours in soon to...

Muso’s death strikes a sombre chord with fans

SWARTZ Brothers Band singer Tommy Swartz, 75, of East London, has passed away after a short illness in Johannesburg. Swartz Brothers Boereorkes (alternatively known as...

Extreme Fest wows East London

Motorsport fans were given a big treat this weekend when the Extreme Festival came to East London Grand Prix. There was a wide selection...

Garth Taylor to strum it up for CHOC at Guild

UPDATE: The original article published in the GO! & Express had the date of the event as Sunday June 24. The event actually takes...

Dance school scholarships up for grabs

Sonwa Sakuba Performing Arts Foundation is giving away two scholarships to deserving youngsters to participate in the upcoming Dynamic Dance Academy’s annual Holiday Club...

Border stock car racing

Racing enthusiasts gathered at the Summerpride Showgrounds Circuit for V8 King of the Ring and 1660 challenge on Saturday evening. East London was graced...

Celebrating renewed positive energy

When gallery owner and potter Louise Pietrucci returned home from a month in the UK earlier this year, she felt a renewed sense of...

Fine dining at Key Largo’s Chef’s Kitchen

One of the fundamental truths of journalism is that you don't go into it hoping to strike it rich. Not for us is the...

ELfest school artwork on show

The 17th annual ELfest is underway at the Belgravia Arts Centre, showcasing various forms of artwork from learners in East London schools. Well over 900 pieces...

South Africa, meet Tamaryn Green, your new Miss SA!

  https://youtu.be/fZoGhC_3KuI Tamaryn Green was crowned Miss South Africa at an extravagant event on May 27 2018. Here are five things to know about South Africa’s...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo share the secret to their success

  It’s been almost 60 years since Ladysmith Black Mambazo burst onto the world stage and the local group keep slaying‚ recently scooping their 5th...

Colourful start to Umtiza Arts Festival

The annual Umtiza Arts Festival kicked off its vibrant programme on Wednesday evening with an arts exhibition held at Ann Bryant Coach House in...

Wiggle those hips in aid of animal welfare in East London

    EVER fancied yourself as an exotic belly dancer? Well, here's your chance to realise that dream! On May 30, a "Helping Hips"  introductory session to...

Expect stellar comedy from pair

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing Comedians Schalk Bezuidenhout and Loyiso Madinga are bringing their joint comedy show, Broken English to Hemingways in East London this month. Known for their quirky dancing...

Great Kei Trek epic

By Riaan Odendaal THE inaugural Great Kei Trek took place over the weekend of 27 April 2018, a three-day Mountain Bike event that started at...

Orchid Show: Gallery

The Gonubie Orchid Society hosted its 18th annual Orchid show this weekend at the Gonubie Hotel. Hundreds of different Orchid species were on display,...

Stirling to jazz it up big band style

THE Stirling Jazz Band will be hosting their annual dance in the Stirling High School hall on Friday, May 11. Starting at 7pm, the evening...

Flamboyant Nataniël to sparkle with new concert

SOUTH Africa's leading proponent of the solo stage act, Nataniël, returns to the Guild Theatre on May 10 and 11, bringing a brand new...

Concert for animals

HILLTOP Animal Outreach will be hosting a concert at the East London Golf Club on Saturday in an effort to raise funds for the...

A mixed bag of results on a day of four seasons

Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro, presented by Reef Wetsuits – Day 1 A day of four seasons that started off sunny with glassy two to...

Choc Kids Cycle Event: Gallery

The Choc Kids Cycle event took place at the weekend along the Gonubie Beach front and saw over 390 young cyclists take part in...

PnA Ultimate Performer: Gallery

The PnA Ultimate Performer Finals took place yesterday at the Guild Theatre. The competition was extremely stiff, with performers giving it their all on...

EL Cantana Choir to Perform Faure’

THE East London Cantata Choir will be presenting Fauré’s Requiem on Sunday at 4pm at the St John’s Anglican Church. Directed and conducted by qualified musician and...

Bed racers go all out

THE Gonubie Round Table Charity Bed Race at the East London Race track on Saturday raised a whopping R50000 for various local charities. The rainy...

Bouquet of Dance: Gallery

The East London Dance Forum presented the Bouquet of Dance at the Guild Theatre on March 20 and 21. The production showcased a variety...

PnA Ultimate Performer in full swing: GALLERY

THE Preliminary rounds of the PnA Ultimate Performer took place at the weekend at Vincent Park and saw a multitude of talented individuals take...

PnA Ultimate Performer in full swing

The PnA Ultimate Performer is in full swing, with a jam packed registration day at PnA Stationers last weekend. The day saw many new...

The Royal Moscow Ballet: Gallery

Edouard Miasnikov presented the Royal Moscow Ballet at the East London Guild Theatre last night. The show pays tribute to the great Russian composer...

Magic Music in the Park

IN AN effort to bring joy, laughter and the sweet sounds of idyllic music to the community, Rotary Arcadia are once again hosting their...

Botha breaks own record

THE annual Kempston Ladies Nite Race took place at the weekend and saw race favourite Hanlie Botha set a new course record, finishing the...

New ‘Gogo’ tale now on the shelf

RADIOGRAPHER turned children's author Kathy Hill has recently released the second instalment of her Gogo series, self-publishing the book through the leading provider of...

Dramsoc to host karaoke contest

THE Dramatic Society of East London (Dramsoc) will be hosting a first-of-its-kind karaoke contest at the Alexander Playhouse next month. The contest forms part of...

Spring tide warning

NSRI are urging caution around the coastline today, this weekend, and into the first half of next week due to the Full Moon Spring...

Arts Awards ceremony: Gallery

The Arts Awards Ceremony took place over the weekend and saw a colourful display descend upon the Guild Theatre as everybody came together to...

SA paddler only South African to be included in first 3D...

South African-born paddler Chris Bertish loves to break boundaries — and he loves being the first. He was the first person to do a trans-Atlantic...

Close shave for Cansa

IT’S TIME to make the cut for the 15th annual Cansa Shavathon taking place at various venues around the city this weekend, including the...

Trevor Noah’s book to be made into a movie & will...

By Jessica Levitt Trevor Noah has confirmed Lupita Nyong’o will be playing the part of his mother on the big screen when his book‚ Born a Crime‚...

Bridal Fair impresses locals

The Dream Designs Bridal Fair took place this weekend at the Hemingways Mall with different bridal stores showcasing their designs;from cakes, dresses, suits, decorations...

Roll the Dice set to wow audiences this Valentines: gallery

GOT THE MOVES: The cast of Roll the Dice have been hard at work rehearsing for the annual Valentines cabaret. The first performance will...

Get in the mood with Valentine’s cabaret

THE Dramatic Society of East London's annual Valentine's cabaret is set to start on February 14 at the Alexander Playhouse and promises to transport...

Fun day for karting fans

THE Border Karting Committee is hosting a fun day at the East London Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday. Enthusiasts will show off their karts and...

Young EL beauty finalist in top pageant

A YOUNG beauty from East London, Indiphile Qhwesha, 11, has been announced as a finalist in the Miss Junior South Africa pageant. She will be...

GO! Entertainment

Today -Put on your dancing shoes to waltz, two-step and line-dance tonight away with live music by Patrick and partner at the EL Bowling Club...

WANT TO SING?

The East London Cantata Choir is one of the last remaining Oratorio choirs left in South Africa today. They have been serving the local...

Arts Theatre set to wow on Valentine’s

THE Arts Theatre is ready to wow audiences with their annual Valentine’s production every night from February 14 to 24. Each year the Arts Theatre...

Mtukudzi lines up 67th album

By Chriselda Kekana. Legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi‚ who already has 66 albums under his belt, is ready to give fans his 67th offering that is...

EC traditional leaders to boycott controversial movie, Inxeba

By LULAMILE FENI and SIKHO NTSHOBANE Eastern Cape traditional leaders and traditional activists are busy drumming up support for the boycott of the controversial movie,...

Controversial movie gets nod

By Poliswa Plaatjie The controversial Xhosa initiation film Inxeba (The Wound) hits cinemas nationwide next week on Friday and East London movie fanatics will get an...

I’m good without the drama’ – Cassper’s Samas snub continues

BY KYLE ZEEMAN Cassper Nyovest has once again decided not to submit his music for possible nomination at this year's South African Music Awards (Sama),...