Saturday, February 24, 2018

Pedal to the metal

Extreme Festival heads to GP circuit EAST London's legendary Grand Prix Circuit will play host to the third round of the 2017 Extreme Festival on...

Easter Fun at the East London Zoo

On Easter Friday, East London Zoo manager, Angeline Wheeler, and her team organised an Easter Egg hunt at the Zoo. The day was a...

Zahara doesn’t care about dating a ‘Ben 10’

Zahara has spoken out about not being concerned that her new boyfriend Ian Sibiya is younger than her‚ saying the age difference “doesn’t change...

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...

Heather Cooper School of Ballet presents ‘Snow White’

Disney dance spectacle THE Heather Cooper School of Ballet presents the Disney classic Snow White at the Guild Theatre this weekend. Starting tonight, the ballet will...

Valentine’s cabaret on stage for good cause

THE annual Valentine’s Cabaret is back for 11 days of non-stop entertainment and love with the brand new themed cabaret Kiss and Tell. Each year...

Festival numbers down

Attendance numbers for this year’s National Arts Festival dropped by 10.2%.The 43rd instalment of the annual event, billed as Africa’s biggest and boldest celebration...

What’s on the GO!

Today ● The East London slot car club will have racing every Thursday evening from 7pm. Come and see the little miniature slot cars on...

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,...

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...

Ludidi’s candid life story of ups, downs set for launch

FIRST time author, Amandla Ludidi (pictured) will be launching her autobiographical book tonight at the Mr Hyde restaurant and pub. Her book, titled I Learned...

WINNING SMILES

The winners of the PnA/GO! & Express ‘Colour Penny’ competition were chosen last week from over 40 great entries from children. The winner of...

Kind gesture

 

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...

Fun and very French affair

THE Alliance Francaise of East London will be hosting the third annual Tour de Force on Sunday at 3 Silos and promises to be...

Major art exhibit in city

FLORADALE Fine Art Gallery, once again, offers the public of East London, great quality, innovative and always creative, new work. The Exhibition, EQUINOX, will be...

SOULFUL STRUT

BLOWING UP A STORM: Legends Showcase held their first Street Gig in Greenfields yesterday and the morning music shows will pop up all around...

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...

Stay in step with Dynamic Dance

Top academy celebrates 10 years THE Dynamic Dance Academy this year celebrates its 10th anniversary and has opened applications to all dancers and dance enthusiasts...

Paying it forward: Vicky’s birthday bash a success.

LAST week the Dynamic Body Studio-owner and Pilates instructor, Vicky Luff, held a show in honour of her birthday. The show was aimed at raising...

What’s On 5 May

Today ● U3A (University of the Third Age) will have Frere Hospital CEO, Dr Rolene Wagner as the guest speaker at St Andrews Croquet Club...

Back to Broadway: gallery

ELPAC brought audiences "Back to Broadway" this weekend with a jam packed musical theatre revue. Incorporating pieces from some of the best Broadway and...

EL all shook up over Elvis classics fundraiser for Cansa

FOR its third year running, Harvey World Travel East London presents the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) fundraising concert, taking place this weekend...

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...

What’s on the GO! – July 27

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”,...

Super heroes on the fast track

Join grand finale fun of Out the Green Box Nite series EAST London’s favourite night running event will end off with a bang this year...

Club fun at churches

CHURCHES around East London are preparing to host hundreds of excited children at holiday clubs during the upcoming school vacation. Parents are encouraged to drop their...

French feast guaranteed to let taste buds go ‘ooh la la’

THIS weekend the Alliance Française of East London welcomes chef Wandile Mabaso, ambassador of French gastronomy in South Africa, to the next edition of...

Sponsors dive in for the Merrifield Mile

To walk away with cash earned for their efforts is a great drawcard... TOP prizes are up for grabs for top swimmers at this year’s...

Jam-packed season of fun

THE heat is on for Buffalo City Metro (BCM) residents as the festive season is jam-packed with parties and festivals. The annual BCM Summer Carnival...

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...

Hurry for holiday club

STIRLING Baptist Church holiday club will be running from Monday June 27 to Friday July 1. The church has been serving the city through...

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....

Karters in hot form

GARTH FLUSK ON SATURDAY 26 karts took to the Formula K circuit for the last round of the championship, in the hope of improving lap...

Gloom, glamour of ’30s focus of lecture

Gibb’s talk covers Great Depression, Nazism The rise of Nazism had developed as a dark, threatening undercurrent ART lecturer Barry Gibb presents a talk on “The...

DJ Bongz leaves Mabala Noise

One of the original founders of Mabala Noise‚ DJ Bongz has announced that he has left the stable‚ which he has co-owned with politician...

Big turnout at Tomato Trot

THE annual Red Baron Tomato Trot took place last Saturday and attracted thousands of runners, walkers, cyclists and supporters. Among them was former Comrades Marathon...

What’s on the GO – 9 November

Today ●Come dressed as if you are going to the beach and dance to live music by Alwyn’s at the East London Bowling Club from...

Entries open for Amatola Classic

Legendary car run set to roll in to city this month BOOKINGS are now open for the annual Amatola Classic Car Run, which this year...

A roaring success

BSCA’s annual 1660 Challenge a stunner with massive 22-car field THE Border Stock Car Association’s (BSCA) annual 1660 Challenge took place on June 17 at...

Ballet Treat

The Heather Cooper School of Ballet presents Snow White at the Guild Theatre from October 26 to 28. Tickets can be purchased from the...

TOE-TAPPING SAX

World-renowned UK saxophonist Andrew Young is back at The Guild Theatre in East London. This time with his latest show, ‘Get Back – A...

DJ Black Coffee has bagged ANOTHER international award!

By TshisaLIVE DJ Black Coffee has raised the South African flag high once more after he scooped the Best Deep House DJ trophy at the 2017...

What’s On – 15 June

Today ●U3A (University of the Third Age) will have Melonie Gobel as the guest speaker at St Andrews Croquet Club at 9.30am. Gobel will talk...

‘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...

Moving Selborne play of Soweto uprisings at NAF

SELBORNE College’s play Tableaux in Red: Oil on Canvas, 1976 from writer and director, Jo Stemmet, will be performed at this year’s National Arts...

What’s on the GO! – 3 August edition

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

Hlophe to bring city comic relief

COMEDIAN Skhumba Hlophe makes his way back to the city next Friday with his one man show #1stOfAll. The show focuses on his life story...

Star thrilled to host Mzantsi fest

By Poliswa Plaatjie-Sejosing Mdantsane-born singer, dancer and actor Yasirah is coming back home this weekend to host the annual Mzantsi Cultural Festival. The show takes place this...

A Valentine’s tradition that technology hasn’t stolen

  THE tradition of expressing love and affection through cards and gifts on Valentine’s Day has lasted through the ages. In Victorian England, a popular way...