Arno Carstens solo album ‘Lightening Prevails’ receives a SAMA nomination

Arno Carstens 5th solo album ‘Lightening Prevails’ received a South African Music Awards nomination in the Best Adult Contemporary Album Category earlier this month. Other nominees in this category are: BlackByrd – Home Howie Combrink - Eat it While it’s Hot Josie Field - S’bongile Niemand - Back Again The ceremony takes place on 21st... Continue Reading →

Crusaders team to play the Bulls with Carter and McCaw in team

Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named his side to face the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria this Sunday morning at 6:10am (NZT). It includes five changes to the starting line-up that beat the Cheetahs in Christchurch last weekend. There are two rotations in the front row, with prop Joe Moody and hooker... Continue Reading →

Carlo Mombelli & The Stories Ensemble tour to CT ,Durban ,Maputo and Johannesburg

Society needs its storytellers and whether those stories are told in prose, poetry or music they remind us of our humanity and shared histories. Composer/bassist and music virtuoso Carlo Mombelli is one such narrator and along with the daring collective of musicians: The Stories Ensemble will be touring Southern Africa in March and April. Mombelli... Continue Reading →

Mike Porcaro, the longtime bass player for Grammy-winning rock band Toto, died early Sunday morning at 59

Mike Porcaro, the longtime bass player for Grammy-winning rock band Toto, died early Sunday morning at 59 following a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Steve Porcaro, Toto's keyboardist and Porcaro's brother, confirmed the news on Facebook, writing, "Our brother Mike passed away peacefully in his sleep at 12:04 AM last night at... Continue Reading →

Preview Sharks versus Cheetahs re-match in Bloemfontein

The build-up to the Sharks versus Cheetahs re-match in Bloemfontein this weekend has overtones for South African rugby that go way beyond the result. If that sounds a little dramatic beyond the obvious fact that another Sharks loss would demean the Durbanites to Super Rugby purgatory in 2015, Sharks coach Gary Gold is certain that... Continue Reading →

The nominees for the 21st annual South African Music Awards got announced this morning

Here is a full list of nominees: Album of the Year Beatenberg - The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg Cassper Nyovest - Tsholofelo K.O. - Skhanda Republic Ringo Madlingozi - Vulani The Soil - Nostalgic Moments Duo or Group of the Year Beatenberg - The Hanging Gardens of Beatenberg Bittereinder - Skerm BlackByrd - Home McCoy... Continue Reading →

Crusaders 10 changes and bring back big guns for Lions game on Sat

Kieran Read, Sam Whitelock and Nemani Nadolo will make their 2015 return to Super Rugby on Saturday afternoon when the Crusaders take on the Lions. They are among ten changes to the starting line-up that faced the Chiefs two weeks ago. Kieran Read will play at Number 8 and captain the side. That sees Jordan... Continue Reading →

4 more shows added this week for Pops Mohamed & Dave Reynolds tour of Cape Town

What an amazing week -Sold out show across 3 venues in Cape Town for Pops Mohamed & Dave Reynolds . They have added 4 more shows starting on Thursday 12 March and culminating in fantastic intimate house concert in Pinelands on Sunday 15th March at 3.30pm with special guest Auriol Hays Pops Mohamed is SA’s... Continue Reading →

SARU confirms interest in bidding for RWC 2023

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday confirmed its interest in bidding for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, following the announcement of the tender process by World Rugby. Jurie Roux, CEO of SARU, reaffirmed the union’s commitment to bring the tournament back to South Africa, on the proviso of the approval of SASCOC –... Continue Reading →

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