Posts Tagged ‘Cape Town’

Ottoman Slap Brings Middle-Eastern Balkan Fusion to Grahamstown National Arts Festival
17 Jun. 2015

Ottoman Slap Brings Middle-Eastern Balkan Fusion to Grahamstown National Arts Festival


Cape Town-based Ottoman Slap’s eclectic musical offering includes a collection of more traditional numbers, as well as adaptations of songs from far-flung locations such as Romania, Andalusia and Algeria. The outfit also includes original compositions influenced by Balkan and Middle Eastern music, with mesmerising Tribal Fusion bellydance as the highlight of the show. “An Itinerant Tale through Music […]

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This Week At The Assembly, Cape Town
16 Jun. 2015

This Week At The Assembly, Cape Town


If you thought last week at The Assembly was hot, you’re in for a wild ride this week. Just in time for the stormy season, The Assembly has amped up the music, turned up the music and priced down the drinks in a valiant effort to get all of you out of your homes and […]

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The Cape Town Folk ‘N Acoustic Music Festival Hits The Baxter Theatre
13 Jun. 2015

The Cape Town Folk ‘N Acoustic Music Festival Hits The Baxter Theatre


Real Wired Music and Polo Jeans Company present the Cape Town Folk’n Acoustic Music Festival. On the 7th and 8th August 2015, an array of top South African artists will perform totally acoustically in an intimate, concert-style setting. These performances will be stripped down to just the bear essence of the songs. This is the 8th instalment of […]

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Shimmy Beach Club to host ‘Club Glamour’ Studio 54 Themed Party
10 Jun. 2015

Shimmy Beach Club to host ‘Club Glamour’ Studio 54 Themed Party


Shimmy Beach Club — voted Cape Town’s hottest club by Zomato (ed: they’ve got the most heaters?) is gearing up to host a Studio 54 Themed party on 15 June. If you’re not familiar with Studio 54, it’s the famous 70s New York club where all the famous people hung out and did cocaine — basically the most […]

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Cold? Warm Up At The Assembly This Week
09 Jun. 2015

Cold? Warm Up At The Assembly This Week


It’s winter, have you noticed? It’s cold, it’s windy, it’s often rainy, it’s nigh impossible to get out of bed in the morning. Don’t even get me started on getting in or out of the shower. But there is something you can do about it. You can head down to The Assembly in Harrington street, […]

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Uber Makes It Even Easier To Get Around Cape Town This  June
03 Jun. 2015

Uber Makes It Even Easier To Get Around Cape Town This June


Travelling around South Africa’s biggest cities just got a lot more affordable, not to mention safe. Why? Because Uber CPT is celebrating the first anniversary of uberX by cutting prices by a significant 20% for the month of June. An impressive one million+ trips were completed in South Africa during 2014 using the innovative technology that connects riders with drivers, and […]

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Introducing: Cape Town Band Cherry Vynil And Their Debut Album: Busking Cape Town
03 Jun. 2015

Introducing: Cape Town Band Cherry Vynil And Their Debut Album: Busking Cape Town


Cherry Vynil is a talented Cape Town-based outfit that has been playing consistently at many local hotspots over the past few years,  including the V&A Waterfront, Zula Bar and Jackson Hall at GrandWest Casino. Now, they’re taking the next step, with a brand new debut album. The album, Busking Cape Town, was recorded at VH Music and produced by […]

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Congolese Soukous Superstar, Kanda Bongo Man, To Grace The Stage At The Cape Town Nu World Festival
03 Jun. 2015

Congolese Soukous Superstar, Kanda Bongo Man, To Grace The Stage At The Cape Town Nu World Festival


If rolling vocals and upbeat, cheerful and rhythmic tracks are your cup of tea, you’re in for a treat. One of the true African greats, the legendary Kanda Bongo Man, is set to take the stage in an exclusive performance at this year’s Cape Town Nu World Festival. “If Kanda Bongo Man doesn’t make you want to dance, call an […]

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Lift-off! Cape Town Nu World Festival confirms dates and headliners
03 Jun. 2015

Lift-off! Cape Town Nu World Festival confirms dates and headliners


CAPE TOWN NU WORLD FESTIVAL INVITES YOU TO EXPECT THE FAMILIAR AND EXPERIENCE THE DIVERSE. What you will probably remember as the Cape Town World Music Festival — now reimagined as the Cape Town Nu World Festival — will be celebrating everything Africa in its third year at Cape Town City Hall on Mandela Day/Weekend from 17 – 18 July. If […]

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The Maker Library Network – taking it further during Cape Town’s Design Week
16 Feb. 2015

The Maker Library Network – taking it further during Cape Town’s Design Week


I’ve always loved reading and find any initiative that promotes literature so I was pleased to find out about The Maker Library Network and their initiative to rekindle Capetown’s love of the written word and search for inspiration. To celebrate its first year of activity, the Maker Library Network (MLN) is hosting a showcase at […]

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