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December gig guide

Summer is here. Work is a drag, drag, drag but the holiday – that most bourgeois concept – beckons. Whatever! Life is about to get lekka, and we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to jols. Be wys.

Music festivals

If you are desperate to get out of the city this weekend (2 and 3 December) we strongly suggest the Shifty Oppie Weskus Koppie music festival.… Read more

Bays of sewage: Public hearings begin

Environment minister criticises City’s previous lack of engagement

After it was ordered to do so by the environment minister, the City of Cape Town has now started public hearings on three marine outfalls it operates. These pump about 28 million litres of sewage out to sea every day, according to reports commissioned by the City.… Read more

Gig guide: Into october

So ja, the weather came and klapped us. This is what happens, and it’s gonna happen again, and more often, because we’ve taken most of the carbon the planet spent aeons accumulating and storing underground and then just released it back into the atmosphere in the eye blink that is 200 years.
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​Everyone dies: No gauche debutante

​Not thinking about death – our own and that of the people we love – is probably a mechanism of the mind that prevents us from being paralysed by its inevitability. Although, paradoxically, death can provide the impetus to enjoy life while we have it, and to find the kind of perspective that allows us to gracefully deal with the daily frustrations and irritations that accompany a beating heart.… Read more

Gig guide: September

Like, spring is coming. You think? GET OUT AND DO SHIT


There’s been some antici……..pation titillating the nerve endings since the announcement a couple of months ago that SA author Damon Galgut’s Booker Prize-winning novel The Promise would be adapted for stage.… Read more

Attorney in midst of Amazon development debacle faces Legal Practice Council complaint

Besides misrepresenting his qualifications, a complaint has been laid against Cape Town attorney Timothy Dunn with the Legal Practice Council by the Willow Arts Collective (WAC).

The collective is a group of about 30 people who occupy the former National Circus School grounds at 2 Willow Street in Observatory.… Read more

River Club: New twist in the plot

The founder of the Krotoa of the Goringhaicona says he told developers to target Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council leader Tauriq Jenkins

The founder of Krotoa of the Goringhaicona, an organisation which favoured the development of the River Club site in Cape Town, has revealed that he urged the developers to target the leader of the Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council, which opposed the development.… Read more