Friday, December 27, 2013

Things to Do in South Africa including Tannie Evita, #CriticalMassDBN and eTV is looking for scripts

Catch Tannie Evita in Darling

(Source - Tannie Evita)

On Your Bike

Tonight is #CriticalMassDBN bike ride and every last Friday of the month.  Meet at 5h30pm outside Nino's for a scenic bike ride.

(Source - #CriticalMassDBN)

Calling all Writers

eTV is looking for story idea's and synopsis for their next season of eKasi.  These are shows set in the Townships of South Africa.  So if you feel you have the perfect story for them send them your idea to 

(Source - eTV)

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Book Review - Ape by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch - a must read for all writers

This week I managed to finish the book Ape by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch.

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Now for those of you who have never heard of this book.  This is a wonderful insight into what it takes to self-publish a book.  For those of you wondering why this book is titled Ape, this stands for Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur.  Guy and Shawn go into extensive detail on what it takes to be each of these.  This book features fantastic tips and links as Guy and Shawn share their experiences of what it takes to publish a book.  Right from the start of writing a book to the end where a Author has to market the book as well.

If you want to learn about what it takes to self-publish and if you want to learn about how to get publicity for your book, this book is for you.  It also has great sections on style of writing and even delves into book covers and the various forms of self-publishing out there.

Highly Recommended.

Rating: 5 Stars 

For a limited time only Guy is giving the Kindle version of this book away so visit this sight

If you are outside the US and have a problem downloading it you can also 
email and request a copy. 

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Submerged Sundays with Cell C and Goldfish

On 15 December Cell C hosted the second Submerged Sundays event in partnership with Goldfish and Shimmy Beach Club as part of the Cell C Believe campaign. Capetonians got to celebrate with local celebrities, invited guests, media and Cell C brand ambassadors Jeannie D, Melinda Bam and Bokang Montjane at the event.

Goldfish pumping up the crowd.

Cell C will be hosting Submerged Sundays at Shimmy Beach Club until the end of January. This is just one of the many ways the network is saying thank you to its subscribers for their support in its 'Believe' brand campaign.

Pictured here are Cell C brand ambassadors, Jeannie D, Melinda Bam and Bokang Montjane

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Music In Durban and Gift Idea's for the Festive Season

Music this Wednesday at St Clements, Durban.

After the successful launch of Acoustic Axents, the second in the series
of acoustic guitar music sessions takes place at St. Clements,Musgrave
road between 18h00 - 20h00. An entrance fee of R30 is recommended.
Featuring music by Ellis brothers, Richard(guitar/percussiom/vocals),
Graham(guitar/vocals), guitarist, Riaz Carim And guest drummer,Mik
Acoustic Axents caters for an audience who appreciate mood music
rooted in poetry of blues, folk and global sounds, while enjoying
cocktails and meals in the cosy ambience of St. Clements.

Info and Bookings:  031-202-2511

(Source - St Clements) 

Gift Idea's for the Festive Season

New & Different

Andrew Verster, a Durban artist who is well known for his delightful
quirky drawings, together with Rick Andrew, has put together
a colouring-in book for adults. Pieter Scholtz came up with the
concept and 100 signed copies were produced. Most of these
were snapped up at the launch, but Artisan is proud to have the
remaining few available for sale at R250 per copy. This is the
perfect gift for someone who has everything, and colouring-in is
presently enjoying a great ressurgance of popularity
among 'big people' as an alternative to tranquilizers!
Trading hours

During the Festive Season Artisan will be trading at our usual hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:30- 17:00
Saturdays: 9:00 - 13:00

If you would like to view the gallery outside of these hours,
please contact Ingrid on 083 443 4003 to make an appointment.

(Source - Artisan Gallery)

That Twitter Book

101 Tips For Twitter by Fred Felton is now available in pocket book format.
Perfect for the plane, the train, the beach or just about anywhere.  Fits in your pocket for easy reading.  Featuring insight from Ted Rubin, Mike Stopforth, Mike Saunders, Dede Watson and many more.  Packed full of new insight.  

You can order directly from Fred on 

Media Interviews:  076-977-5788 

(Source - Falconscove) 

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Free Concert For Durban Monday 16 December In Tribute To Madiba

Siyagiya 2013 – free concert in tribute to Madiba
Westridge Park Stadium: Mon16 Dec from 5pm until late.

Mbongeni Ngema and Committed Artists Foundation proudly present Siyagiya 2013, a star-studded liveextravaganza representing the best of South African and African music. It features Afro pop songstress,Bingelela; hip-hop group, Norty-Boi-Kru; ghetto-street-soul house music group, Cocktail; maskandi hybrid wonder-boy, David ‘Qadasi’ Jenkins; and Durban’s award-winning group, Afrosoul; along with musical mover-and-shaker, Zakes Bantwini;and heart-soothing vocalist, Naima Kay. 

From 8pm, Siyagiya’s mainstage Jazz Extravaganza, directed by and starring, Mbongeni Ngema. Conceivedas a tribute to jazz greats such as Sipho Gumede, Alan Kwela and Sandile Shange, the Siyagiya Jazz Extravaganza will be produced along the lines of a fully-fledged stage musical.Line up includes Hugh Masekela; Salif Keita; Lira; Velephi Khumalo, Themba Mkhize, Bongani Nkwanyana, Bheki Khoza and Durban’s much loved Heels Over Head; Sazi Dlamini; Madala Kunene; Botlhale Boikanyo.

Date                Mon 16 Dec
Time               5pm until late
Venue             Westridge Park Stadium
Price               Fee tickets from Computicket or Shoprite Checkers
Booking          Computicket, on 0861 915 8000, or online at
Sponsors         National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF).

(Source - Publicity Matters) 
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Friday, December 13, 2013

700 toys distributed to Durban hospitals

“We are so happy. Thank you for thinking about us.”  She was 11 years old and had been in King George VIII Hospital for the past few weeks, being treated for TB.  The little girl was one of 700 children who received new toys yesterday (Wednesday, 11 December 2013) from the East Coast Radio’s Toy Story with Game teams.

ECR's Damon Beard at Albert Luthuli Hospital 

East Coast Radio presenters Darren Maule, Jane Linley-Thomas, Damon Beard, Leo Masike and Trevor Williams helped distribute toys to children in paediatric wards at King George VIII Hospital. St Aidens Hopsital, Albert Luthuli Hospital, Wentworth Hospital and Clairwood Hospital.

Since the Toy Story campaign was launched at the end of October, thousands of toys have been distributed to underprivileged children in hospitals, homes and orphanages in KZN. Around R1.2 million in cash donations have been received from people all over KZN. This money is being used for food hampers that will help feed children during the December holidays when they will not have access to school meals.

East Coast Radio’s Toy Story with Game wraps up on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 with the Toy Story Cavalcade, that will see the teams visiting Addington, Kimng Edward, RK Khan and Prince Mshiyeni Hospitals.

(Source - East Coast Radio)
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

FYI Gateway Shopping Centre to have voluntary trading on Sunday

Gateway to have voluntary trading on Sunday

In respect to Nelson Mandela, Gateway Theatre of Shopping has announced that stores will have the option on whether to trade or not this Sunday, 15 December 2013.
Gateway along with the rest of the world is mourning as well as celebrating the life of an extraordinary man who taught us much about love, patience and selflessness.
Shoppers are welcome to contact the mall or stores directly in order to enquire whether they are open for trade.

(Source - Gateway) 
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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Shows, Book Launches, Castings, Workshops, Theatre News and do you want to be in a flash mob?

Criss Cross Christmas
The Zone, Suncoast Casino:7 – 24 December
This festive season join the energetic trio performing in an original, delightful merry tale, Criss Cross Christmas at The Zone, Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World from 7 – 24 December. 
Renowned actress, Clare Mortimer has penned this charming play especially for the young ones which promises to be full of laughter, song, and dance and enthusiastic children even get to be a part of the play with audience participation. Joining Mortimer on stage for this comic Christmas story is much loved children’s theatre actors Bryan Hiles (Peter Pan, Cinderella, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin) as Holly.
Date                7 – 24 December
Time               Daily at 11am
Venue             The Zone, Suncoast
Price               R60
Booking          Computicket, at the door or contact Ailsa on 083 250 2690

Book Launches

Free Arts Workshops 

As a prelude to the 2014 PANSA MUSHO! Festival, the Dutch performing artist Nick Steur will be presenting two FREE workshops in Durban for interested arts practitioners.  
The workshops focus on finding your passion, researching it, and find the strongest ways of communicating it to an audience.
The workshops will be held on Tuesday 14 January from 10.00 - 12.00, and Thursday 16 January from 10.00 - 12.00. Each workshop will hold only 15 participants, so you must sign up for one of these now!
Selected participants will be asked to do a short assignment before the workshop, and during the workshop there will be activities/assignments and discussions about how to make a stronger presentation.

Please register for the workshop that you would prefer to attend by emailing Radwinn in the PANSA office on by 15 December.
You will then receive a confirmatory email and the assignment early in January.  
This is an amazing opportunity to engage with an inspiring young artist from the Netherlands, who is creating waves with his performance art piece "Freeze" that will feature at the Musho! Festival on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January.  
Nick will be in Durban courtesy of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, through Twist Theatre Development Projects, and the workshop is supported by the Arts and Culture Trust

There are vacancies for senior dancer students between 18-21yrs on the 2014 Dance for All Bridging Programme in 2014
To audition, please contact Dance for All if you have recently matriculated as a dance student, or have formal training in Contemporary Dance or Ballet, are between the age of 18-21, and will not be attending any other academic or dance institution during the day in 2014.
Class times:
- Monday - Thursday: 10h00 - 16h00
- Friday: 10H00 - 13H00
Contact details:
021 697 5509

*CASTING* Mark Twain’s
“The Diary of Adam and EVE”
One Act Comedy
Seeking actors in Durban/KZN area. Please send CV & head-shot to Catarina on ASAP to reserve an audition slot.
Auditions will be held in the 2nd week of December.
Production Dates: Provisionally 6th, 7th, 8th March 2014.
“This fresh adaptation of the story by Mark Twain is a hilarious exploration of the relationship between men and women. Lonely and bored, Adam is sent Eve, an inquisitive woman with a flair for giving Earth's creatures their proper names. And though inarticulate Adam would rather play with rocks than talk to Eve, he eventually discovers a new-found appreciation for her as they weather expulsion from Eden and become new parents.”
ADAM: (MALE) 20’s – 40’s. Must be able to do a British Accent.

THE SNAKE: (MALE) “Gangster” type.

International Opportunities for Singers
Masterclass and International Scholarship Programme Opportunities for Singers
Applications are invited from prospective participants in Masterclass, to be held in Pretoria in February 2014, conducted by Professor Josef Protschka from the Musikhochschule in Cologne, Germany.
Once again, in February 2014, Professor Protschka will be offering a Masterclass for South African singers - this time in conjunction with the University of Pretoria. The Masterclass will run from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 February 2014 at the University of Pretoria. Prospective candidates are asked to forward their applications to The application should include a CV and an audio recording (preferably mp3 files). The recording should include the following repertoire: one work each from the Baroque and Classical periods (preferably Mozart), a 19th Century opera aria, a 20th Century opera aria, plus a lied of the candidate's own choice.
Eight candidates will be accepted as active participants. The deadline for submission of application materials is 20 December 2013. Selected candidates are responsible for organising their own travel to and accommodation in Pretoria, but there is no charge for the Masterclass.
One student will be chosen for an academic year’s study with Professor Protschka at the Music College in Cologne. The Apollo Music Trust will cover the expenses of that year of study.
For further information please email Richard Cock at the Apollo Music Trust ( or phone 011 447 9264.

National Children's Theatre (NCT: Application for Theatre Workshop Teachers 2014
National Children’s Theatre requires teachers for Saturday Workshops starting January 2014, in the following areas:
- Singing
- Dancing
- Speech and Drama
If you are interested, please forward your CV to Francois: before 9 December 2013.
For further information: Visit our website on

National Children’s Theatre seeks young graduate directors.
National Children’s Theatre (NCT) seeks 4 young, fresh, energetic graduates who are looking to build up their experience as directors.

NCT is providing an opportunity for aspiring young directors to gain experience under the mentorship of the CEO and Artistic Director of NCT.

Applications are hereby invited for short-term contract position of NaCTIES Junior Directors.

NCT has established a new performance group for children (ages 7-17) who can sing/dance and act, called NACTIES. This group is an advanced class selected from our regular Saturday morning Workshops. The aim is to provide the children with practical experience through the rehearsal process. Each director will be required to direct a one-act production with a cast of 5-7 children.

If you have a post graduate degree or diploma in drama/musical theatre/directing and are passionate about children and nurturing young talent, please submit a CV and short motivation to

Successful candidates will be required to attend pre-production meetings. The NACTIES class will run every Saturday 12h30 -14h30 during the school term beginning Saturday 26 January 2014. The final product will be showcased in our new box theatre at the end of the term, and parents, public and press will be invited to attend. If successful, we may add additional public performances.

Please note that this is a learning opportunity, similar to an internship, and may result in further work in the future.

Applications should be received by no later than Friday 13 December 2013. Successful applicants will be advised of interview dates. If you do not hear from us by 19 December 2013, consider your application as unsuccessful.

For further information: Visit our website on or contact Francois Theron or Moira Katz on 011 484 1584.

Want to be in a Flash Mob? 

RSPA Theatre School invite you and your friends to participate in the FIRST EVERBLUE ANGELS CHARITABLE TRUST CHRISTMAS FLASH MOB - (What is a flash mob you say…imagine gate crashing a party en force…singing and dancing the exact same thing…then disappearing into the night…THAT is a flash mob J - lots of You Tube vids if you want to see other Flash mob examples).

·         Christmas Theme Flash Mob.
·         NO CHARGE – as in participation is FREE J
·         No max age (NO EXCUSES SO MOM & DAD CAN JOIN IN!)
·         Min age 7.  
·         All performers of school age will receive a Community Service Certificate from Blue Angels Charitable Trust
·         Songs – Silent Night, O Holy Night, Santa Claus is Coming to Town & Jingle Bells (Glee Version)
·         Dancing – very basic moves!
·         We want people who want to have FUN and put a smile on someone else’s face!

NAF 2014 Fringe opens for applications

National Arts Festival 2014 Fringe opens for applications

The National Arts Festival, Grahamstown is now accepting applications for Fringe productions wanting to take part in the 2014 edition of the Festival.

The Festival will take place from 3 to 13 July 2014.

“The 2014 edition of the Festival promises to be a particularly exciting one, with the 40th anniversary of the Festival coinciding with our country marking 20 years of democracy. As always, we’re looking forward to programming a diverse selection of productions, and we’re on hand to help with any queries that artists might have before the closing date,” Fringe Manager Zee Nweba said.

Application for the 2014 Fringe can be submitted, via the Festival’s website – from Thursday, 31 October. Interested artists, performers, directors and producers can also request application forms and information booklets from the Fringe Office by email -, telephone – 046 603 1103, or fax – 086 233 2119. The deadline for registration is Friday 17 January 2014.

The National Arts Festival is sponsored by Standard Bank, The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, The Department of Arts and Culture, The Eastern Cape Government, The National Arts Council, City Press and M Net.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

It's The Breakfaststack vs Makhosi Khoza vs The Drive Show

Holiday Fun at the Maynards Funsunzi Beach Festival

This December, everyone’s a VIP at the Maynards Funsunzi Beach Festival. Six days; three beaches and infinite fun!

East Coast Radio will be broadcasting live from 9am to 3pm on each day of the festival at Margate Beach on the south coast, Suncoast Beach in Durban and Willard Beach in Ballito.

Watch The Breakfast Stack, Makhosi Khoza and The Drive teams take each other with a Maynards finalist to see who makes the biggest juiciest Ka-Boom at each beach for a"splash-a-thon".  Damon Beard and the Drive team will be turning up the heat, and jumping on Margate Beach on 19 December. The guys from The Breakfast Stack will be at Suncoast Beach on 21 December and you can get to meet Makhosi Khoza at Willard Beach on 23 December. We’ll also be bringing you our chart shows live from the beach on Saturday 21 December and Sunday 22 December from 10am to 2pm.

There will be tons of cool prizes to be won and fabulous fun activities including touch rugby and beach volleyball. The kids can get involved with sandcastle building competitions and sweet-eating contests as well as dance offs. Among the highlights of the festival is the Mr and Miss Funsunzi Beach Festival. So don’t miss out on what promises to be an awesome experience on these east coast this end-of-year holidays.

(Source - East Coast Radio)

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You Are Invited To A Book Launch

Join Mondays At St Clements for their Festive Edition.  It features the launch of the book
'Colour Me In' by Andrew Verster and Rick Andrew.  It is a limited edition run all signed.
This book is a colouring in book for Adults.  Children can also try their hand.

Where: St Clements Coffee Shop, Musgrave Road, Durban
Date: Monday 9th December
Time: 5h30pm for 6pm
RSVP: 031-202-2511

(Source - Mondays At St Clements)

Article by +Fred Felton 

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Auditions & Theatre News

Calling all Poets, Musicians, Comedians, Actors, Dancers, Entertainers and Theatre Practitioners:
This is for you!
Join us in January at the first Western Cape “PANSA Unplugged Wednesdays!” A platform where local artists and practitioners will have a chance to:
  • Showcase talent
  • Show work in development
  • Collaborate with other performers
  • Network with Industry Players
 Date: Wednesday 22 January 2014 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: Liquidlime Studios (PANSA Offices) 3B Beach Road, WOODSTOCK

We look forward to welcoming both participants and audience members who are keen to network and explore what’s on offer. If you’d like to perform, performance slots of 5 - 15 minutes are available and can be booked with Nono at the PANSA Office.

For more info contact Nono on:  or 021 448 3513

Voices need to be:
Neutral American/Canadian/Chicago accent (Male and Female)
Upper Class English Accent (Male)
Italian Accent (Male)
Australian Accent (Female)
Russian Accent (Female)
Auditions to be held on Tuesday, 10th December 2013 in Green Point, Cape Town

If interested, please email Rozie at before Friday the 6th December, for further details and to set up a voice audition.

National Children's Theatre (NCT) seeks teachers for children’s workshops
NCT: Application for Theatre Workshop Teachers 2014
National Children’s Theatre requires teachers for Saturday Workshops starting January 2014, in the following areas:
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Speech and Drama
If you are interested, please forward your CV to Francois: before 9 December 2013.
For further information: Visit our website on

NCT seeks 4 young, fresh, energetic graduates who are looking to build up their experience as directors.
NCT is providing an opportunity for aspiring young directors to gain experience under the mentorship of the CEO and Artistic Director of NCT.
Applications are hereby invited for short-term contract position of NaCTIES Junior Directors. Click here for more details
Applications should be received by no later than Friday 13 December 2013.
For further information: Visit website on or contact Francois Theron or Moira Katz on 011 484 1584.

13 part TV and online series showcasing forward thinking partnerships between big business and the communities across Africa seeks intrepid, smart male journalist with an interest in Africa to be a co-host. 

The candidate will be one of 2 or 3 on-camera 'Travelling Storytellers'.  
Shooting starts: Feb 2014

Each storyteller will need to allocate 7 days per episode for shooting/travelling and 3 days per episode for pre-production and voice over.  

We are not looking for an actor/presenter type or someone who comes across as such.  Rather, a journalist or someone who reads as such.  Must come across as intelligent but not be overbearing, pretentious or ego driven.  We need a smart, curious investigator with a business and development mindset - or a journalist who is interested in everything, cares deeply about the continent and can up-skill on context and series content quickly.
  • Black or mixed-race male
  • Age 30 upwards - or who presents as such
  • Must live in or is be based in Cape Town from Jan 2014 to August 2014
  • Willing to travel to far flung places in Africa
  • No previous TV experience required
  • Any nationality
  • Passport in order with necessary blank pages.
  • Works well in a small travelling team and is prepared to help out when needed. 
  • An authentic, real person on camera - just to be himself or herself.  We will not be doing to-camera stand-ups or presenter links.

Please send your details to no later than 16 December 2013.

Live Magazine SA recruiting for January 2014
Want to be part of the Live Magazine SA team? We’re recruiting now for contributors to join our team in January 2014. Please submit your details, cv and examples of published or unpublished work below.

The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) invites upcoming artists to attend the formalization outreach programme aimed at formalizing the creative sector. The programme aims to empower artists with knowledge that will enable them to know their copyrights and related matters operate professionally as formal entities and also be able to access Government incentives and/or participate in domestic and international exhibitions driven by the dti. The workshop is scheduled as follows:

Date: 06 December 2013
Time: 09h00 – 14:00
Venue: Monwabisi Community Hall, Cnr Washington and Jungle Walk (Opposite to Langa Police Station), Cape Town

If you are interested in attending the workshop kindly confirm by Wednesday, 04 December 2013 especially if you need transport. Transport will be provided from the following areas:

1. Khayamandi
2. Nyanga
3. Khayelitsha
4. Lwandle
5. Philippi
6. Mitchells Plain/ Mandalay

RSVP: Ntombikayise Sithole
E-mail address:
Telephone: 012 394 5656
Cell: 082 519 0594/ 083 123 0970

(Source - Pansa) 
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Monday, December 2, 2013

Jobs in the Arts, Free Photography Workshops and Events, Carols and Trail Running

Vacancy for ballet teacher (JHB):

Joburg Ballet invites applications to fill a ballet teaching position in the company’s Development Programme on either a full-time or part-time basis. The successful applicant will join the Joburg Ballet’s Development Programme staff, be required to teach children with little or no previous exposure to ballet training, and will receive training in the Cuban ballet teaching methodology. In reviewing applicants, Joburg Ballet will be guided by the company’s commitment to transformation.
Please send your CV and contact details to:
Joburg Ballet, PO Box 291990, Melville 2109
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2014

(Source - Gig Grapevine) 

Spend & Win at Gateway 

(Source - Gateway Shopping Centre)

Free Photography Workshop on Portraiture presented by Nikon in Durban, Cape Town and Jozi 

Details here:

Join Hirsch's for Carols by Candle Light

(Source - Hirsch's)

Events You Might Like

KZNSA Gallery: Now on
Buzzart offers a one-stop shop for all festive shopping – including stocking-fillers and greeting cards. The Gallery will be stocked with art, craft, decor items, garments, jewellery, Christmas tree decorations, recycled art, ceramics, mosaics and accessories. Of particular mention is the KZN Association of Ceramic Artists who has contributed a range of items made by their members. There will also be a selection of paintings reinterpreting the works of iconic South African artist, Pierneef.  
The idea is to spend time leisurely browsing for all your Christmas presents – with gift ideas suitable for tots to grannies; work colleagues and loved ones. If one needs to pause for inspiration and sustenance, the KZNSA Gallery Cafe will be open! The idea is for Glenwood to be the place for festive fare – with Buzzart complementing the Glenwood Market in Bulwer Park – allowing for two Sunday morning festive shopping options – without having to move your car! 
Date                now on            / Tuesday to Sunday
Venue             KZNSA Gallery
Info                 031 277 1705
Address          166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, Durban

Whole Food Night Market
....with great live music!
Docklands Night Market – Durban Waterfront
Friday 6 December: 5pm – 10pm
Part of the attraction of the Night Markets is the fabulous open air live music on offer. This time there will be three musical interludes: First up is Josh Wantenaar singer / songwriter and guitarist / vocalist for Arise; second act on the bill is Majozi who plays a fun twist to covers as well as his own songs,  and thirdly the mic is passed  to Seb Goldswain – talented protégée guitarist, best known for playing with the Sir Walrus band. 
With the beautiful crisp spring evenings, the decision was to take the market outdoors for a while to star gaze while browsing! The idea is to contain the market in the Docklands Hotel’s charming courtyard. The range of products on display is evolving to focus on Durban’s top creatives and funky, cutting-edge design, handcrafted and bespoke items. The vendor mix will include lighting ideas, decor items, restoration services, furniture, fine artists, personal accessories – and of course festive fare. The Docklands restaurant and WODKA will be open for dinner. There will also be food and beverage stalls available. 
Three Cities Docklands Hotel can be found at the corner of Mahatma Gandhi and Browns Avenue. There is ample parking at Docklands– with additional security
Info                 Tracey 076 6760 760

uMhlanga Liberty Summer Festival
Trail Run and Walk
uMhlanga: 15 December 2013
Start and finish: uMhlanga Millennium Stage. Start at 6am
The 2013 uMhlanga Liberty Summer Festival Trail run and walk is eagerly awaited by many local and up country visitors to the coast. The uMhlanga Liberty Trail series has been the fastest growing trail running event in Kwa Zulu Natal since its inception in 2010. This being the 10th in the series promises to be bigger and better. On 15 December close to 1000 participants will congregate at the Millennium Stage on the Umhlanga Promenade for the 06h00 start. 
Three different trails have been set to suit everyone’s personal challenges and capabilities. There is a 5km route for the beginner and the more experienced trail runner can look forward to a scenic but challenging 12 or 18km route. 
Liberty as the main sponsor of the trail run is hoping that the turnout for this event will be another record breaking one. To enter go to For more information you can

Carols and Candlelight
The Oyster Box: Monday 23 December
Accompanied by the Salvation Army Brass Band and The Oyster Box Choir, embrace the festive season with an informal Carols by Candlelight on the magnificent Ocean Terrace.
Date:               Monday 23 December
Time:              19h00
Venue:            The Ocean Terrace

(Source - Publicity Matters) 
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