On Sunday 18 January 2015, Bree Street in Cape Town became Open Streets, the initiative that creates shared places which embodies respect for all and helps to bridge the social and spatial divides of our city.
Pet Shop Boys, 2manydjs, The Bloody Beetroots, Jon Hopkins, Sibot & Toyota, PHFAT, Christian Tiger School, Sir Vincent and more – all under one roof.
That’s right, Sonar Cape Town hits the Good Hope Centre on 15 and 16 December for an electronic dance fest like none other. Need some clarification? It’s all here…
Big Concerts have confirmed that OneRepublic will be coming to South Africa! Touring in support of their latest smash hit album, Native, the UK band will be in Cape Town on 21 June 2015.
We know it’s a long way away, but you can get excited in the meantime with their music video for ‘Love Runs Out’. Who’s ready for the weekend now?
Nando’s is behind South African art, and they’re proving it. If you’re wandering down Long Street and happen to see a bright, colourful abstract mural above Nando’s, it’s part of their Accidental Art initiative, a WDC2014 project.
Enjoy Xolile Mtakatya’s artwork translated into a mural by Colossal Media #WDC522 #ArtOnFire
A time lapse video was shot of the raging fire on Lions Head by local photographer Mike Eloff earlier this week, with the aftermath leaving it looking like it received a very regrettable haircut.
The video was taken from 7 pm – midnight and it shows just how quickly the flames engulfed the side of the mountain.
Fortunately firefighters got the blaze under control later that evening, but that didn’t stop the mountain from seeking help on Twitter the following day.
For three electrifying days in February 2015, creative thinkers and doers from all over the world will gather in Cape Town to herald the power of creativity to change our world. Here’s a look back at five goosebump inducing moments that took place at this year’s Design Indaba.
This short documentary from Cape Town based filmmakers Shoestring Productions tells the story of Boris, a man who runs a clothing factory in Observatory. Beautifully shot and artfully presented, it highlights his ability to keep a dozen factories seamlessly working together, making them able to compete in an international market.
But that’s only one side to Boris. The other is the love of his life, his daughter.
The Caretaker is a story worth sharing and piece of work worth appreciating.
Is there anything worse than being dragged to the shops for hours on end by your lady? Well, besides a shark attack on land, not much… but it’s still pretty bad, right guys?
Cape Town based comedians Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues once again succeed in making everyday life hilarious. Cape Town locals, can you guess which shopping centre they’re in?
In just under a month, Bombay Bicycle Club are headlining Synergy Live, playing alongside South Africa’s biggest and boldest bands and DJs. For a taste of what’s to come, check out last year’s vibrant festival – this year’s promises to be bigger and better than ever!
South Africa struggles with poverty and unemployment, which can lead some into the underbelly of drugs and gangs.
Paul Talliard started Hands of Honour in response to the alarming amount of drug addicts and destitute men who rely on the hospice of soup kitchens. He sought to give them a sense of purpose, while uplifting the community, by transforming derelict buildings which are havens for drug addicts and criminals into safe, attractive public spaces.
It’s inspiring to see how the hope of one man can spread to and assist so many.