South African Music Awards 18: The Bar Is Raised. May02

South African Music Awards 18: The Bar Is Raised.

Watching the SAMA ceremony on Monday night, I realised the only complaint I really had about the concept is that it might be easier to start branding them after the year they take place in, instead of the amount of ceremonies that have already taken place. That’s about it, I guess. From the start, I was able to look past the weird Broadway-themed (on the back of a “South African music will never die” monologue) opening number taking place and sat amazed at the standard of staging, lighting and general production that had clearly taken place. A far, and I mean FAR, cry from SAMA 17 which was so dismal that rumours of the...

Wakaberry Umhlanga: ...

Confession time. I have never had Wakaberry… not until last night. Never understood the fuss over frozen yoghurt with various toppings as it’s er, frozen yoghurt. But oh boy, was my ignorance my demise. Turns out, I’ve been missing out. TwoSlice and I attended the launch of...

Opening Night Review: Basically, Go See ‘The Single Dad’! Apr20

Opening Night Review: Basically, Go See ‘The...

How it works is, if you’ve reviewed a comedy show before, you’ll get asked to do the next one, and then we’ll label you ‘The Comedy Girl’ and delegate all related responsibilities as such.. So, here’s Jil as ‘The Comedy Girl’ with her review on last night’s opening show for Jem Atkins’ The Single Dad. My quick two cents: It’s a great achievement and a great show. It runs tonight and tomorrow evening before it leaves Durban for its tour.. so catch it while you can. The time was upon us . The night had come. The dawn had broken. The moment had arrived on what would become the...

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