Weekend fun around EL

Cool things happening in town for all. HERE’s this week’s list of cool things happening and as usual there’s something for the whole family.


Local muso takes his music home

EAST London producer and music composer Vovee Batala will be taking his music to the people this weekend when he launches his new album at the Ndevana hall.

TELLING A STORY: Buntu Qina was among local artists who showcased their work at an exhibition at the Miriam Makeba Centre of Performing Arts at the weekend. Picture: SINO MAJANGAZA

Visual arts expo dazzles EL crowd

Local artists provide smorgasbord of talent. LOCAL artists left art lovers dazzled and wanting more at the Miriam Makeba Centre of Performing Arts at the weekend.

Rapper Maxhoseni.

Rapper Maxhoseni makes waves

XHOSA rapper and SA hip hop awards nominee Maxhoseni has become an instant hit on airwaves after the release of his latest single, Xa uthando luselutsha.


Glorious entertainment for all

I THINK it is safe to say, Spring is on its way, the warm sun is here and all the bright colours are beginning to make their appearance with grey and black being banished to the winter cupboard.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: These two friends, Sbonile Xolo and Vuyelwa Langa, are on a mission to provide for girls in need of matric dresses through their Donate-a-dress-for-matric initiative. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

No tears for matric dance

Dress donations perfect fit for all THREE East London friends have banded together to help make the matric dance a night to remember for girls from disadvantaged backgrounds.

BRINGING THE HOUSE DOWN: The cast from Queenstown Girls’ High School perform the play, ‘Fugue’, at the fourth annual Alexander Playhouse Eastern Cape High School Drama Festival at the Guild Theatre last year. They walked away with the prize for best performers. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

E Cape schools compete to prove their theatrical skills

ASPIRING playwrights and actors from 11 Eastern Cape schools are about to compete for a slot in a prestigious annual drama festival.

HITMAKER: Afrikaans singer, Dozi is scheduled to perform in
East London Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Plenty of music to keep you dancing

HERE is this week’s list of cool things happening in and around East London.

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