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.
Cape Town is beautiful from ground level, but what does our mountain, ocean and city look like from above? Eric Cheng shares captivating aerial footage displaying Cape Town in her bird’s-eye glory (with a shark or two thrown in for good measure).
Vans #Livingoffthewall is a video series documenting the unique aspects of youth culture in South Africa – and here they give us insight into the eclectic mix of performers that rocked out at the campsite this year. Relive the magic of Daisies…
This moving short film by a group of young Capetonians was shown at the Short & Sweet film festival on Tuesday, showcasing some of the incredible film-making talent alive in the city today – not to mention the city itself.
Film Kofi Zwana and Sara Gouveia Words Naomi Ncayiyana Voice Sakhile Moleshe Music Shane Cooper, Lee Thomson & Jonno Sweetman
A few simple efforts to touch the lives of the homeless in Cape Town resulted in a global response.
Introducing The Street Store. The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free ‘pop-up clothing store’ for the homeless, found entirely on the street and curated by you.
Download the open-source files and host your own Street Store on www.thestreetstore.org. Showing how a simple act of kindness goes a long way.
Cape Town’s natural history museum is the perfect place to inspire children to learn. But sadly the museum is being forgotten. To get kids excited to visit, a special invitation was created using something all children know and love.
M&C Saatchi Abel were nominated for a Loerie Award for this project, the ceremony of which took place this past weekend. It’s a smart, uplifting idea and unique invitation to learn and grow.
This year, Cape Town plays host to over 460 solutions driven, design oriented projects. Each is geared towards transforming the lives of locals and visitors by turning the Mother City into a sustainable, inclusive and truly African city.