The Return of a Christie for Christmas

The festive season brings with it the return of ‘A Christie for Christmas‘ This year Pieter Toerien presents Agatha Christie’s best loved murder whodunit…  The Mousetrap The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a guest house, Monkswell Manor and cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be?  One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. Starring West End star Mark Wynter, with Malcolm Terrey, Michele Maxwell, Melissa Haiden,…

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Matilda the Musical Opens this Month at Artscape

THE SHOW THAT HAS ROCKED JOHANNESBURG – MATILDA THE MUSICAL IS COMING TO CAPE TOWN! Pieter Toerien and GWB Entertainment bring the highly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL to Artscape from 9 December to 13 January, perfect entertainment for the whole family. The coveted title role of Matilda is shared by three uniquely talented young Capetonian  girls: Lilla Fleischmann, Kitty Harris and Morgan Santo. The young starlets are accompanied by Cape Town actors Ryan de Villers as the gigantic holy terror, Miss Trunchbull and Bethany Dickson as Matilda’s devoted teacher Miss Honey.  Stephen Jubber and Claire Taylor play Mr and Mrs Wormwood,…

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Karoo accommodation with a creative twist

Karoo accommodation with a creative twist Just 2 ½ hours from Cape Town, off the scenic Route 62 in the farming village of Barrydale, you’ll find the best accommodation in Barrydale in the form of the quirky, relaxed and welcoming Karoo Art Hotel. This little country hotel showcases and celebrates Art in a big way. Every room in the hotel is individually decorated, one of them by internationally-renowned design collective, Magpie Collective. Aside from the eye-catching interiors and artworks, much of it for sale, the art of winemaking is celebrated with a very good wine list. If Karoo cuisine is an art (and it is!) then…

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Creation supporting Hermanus FynArts 2018

Of FynArts and Fine Wines Creation, proud home of the highly acclaimed Art of Chardonnay and Art of Pinot Noir wine portfolio, has been supporting the Hermanus FynArts festival since 2011. This year FynArts takes place from 8 to 17 June and the estate looks forward to showcasing the works of accomplished sculptor, Gordon Froud. The artist has been actively involved in both the South African and the international art world for the past 30 years. To read more about him, go to www.hermanusfynarts.co.za/artist/gordon-froud/ and to view some of his work, visit www.art.co.za/gordonfroud/. Commenting on FynArts, Creation marketing director Carolyn…

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CINDERELLA ON ICE Artscape from 10 January to 28 January 2018

 Pieter Toerien Presents CINDERELLA ON ICE A STUNNING NEW INTERPRETATION OF THE CLASSIC TALE The Artscape Opera House 10 January – 28 January 2018 The world-famous Imperial Ice Stars, who have won international critical acclaim and five-star reviews with their previous tours of The Sleeping Beauty on Ice, The Nutcracker on Ice, and Swan Lake on Ice, are set to thrill South African audiences once more with their magical production, CINDERELLA ON ICE, at The Opera House, at Artscape from 10 January! More than three million people across five continents have greeted The Imperial Ice Stars’ adrenaline infused performances with…

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BAR ROC

Introducing, BAR ROC. The brief – A relaxed, contemporary space for friends to gather at the end of the day and chat about the incredible adventure they find themselves on. A space for the classic raconteur to wax lyrical about his or her African escapades. A space to say goodnight to another glorious day while watching the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean. This is BAR ROC. Quintessentially Ellerman House, BAR ROC’s tailored interior has a tangible sense of distilled calm and languid luxury; here time is irrelevant, the art is sentience. The precisely articulated material palette is raw, brutal,…

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RECUERDOS with James Grace 2 WEEKS TO GO!

For the first time at Theater On The Bay, internationally acclaimed and award-winning South African based guitarist JAMES GRACE and dancers from Carli Spanish Dance Productions in Johannesburg present RECUERDOS, an all-Spanish guitar and dance programme featuring the music of composers such as Albeéniz, Granados, De Falla, Rodrigo and Tárrega. Set against the backdrop of stunning underwater photography by Ilse Moore. Allow the sway of skirts, electrified by Flamenco dancers with the sounds of guitar and castanets to transport you to the beauty and romance of Spain. The show runs from 21 – 25 November and tickets range in price…

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Cocoon Launches First Thursday Art House Movie Nights

Cocoon Launches First Thursday Art House Movie Nights (Monday, 09 October 2017) – First Thursdays are taking an interesting twist at Cape Town’s newest premium night club, Cocoon Cape Town, located on the 31st floor of ABSA building. Art house movie screenings will be held on the first Thursday of every month as of 2 November, 2017. Doors open at 7:30pm for arrival cocktails with the movies commencing at 8pm sharp. Guests can enjoy old-time favourites in a comfortable lounge setting with bar and waiting service for a super-VIP cinematic experience. Look forward to a variety of featured classics from…

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Art Launch of HannaNaude – Escape to the familiar

Escape to the familiar Zandvliet Wine Estate cordially invites you to experience a world of art at the exhibition space at the Kalkveld Lounge. Join us from 1 November 2017 as we showcase the works of artist Hanna Naudé, alongside artist and sculptor Bradley Flynn. Meet Hanna on 17 November 2017 during a cocktail function which pairs our world famous wines and Hanna’s art in an exclusive locale in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley. MEET THE ARTIST Date: 17 November 2017 Time: 6:00pm Venue: The Kalkveld Lounge, Zandvliet Wine Estate, Ashton RSVP by 10 November 2017 E-mail: admin@aimarketing.co.za…

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New solo exhibition at Art In The Yard, Franschhoek

Adriaan Diedericks at Art inthe Yard Gallery Please join us for the opening of Adriaan Diedericks’ sixth solo exhibition from 11:00 Saturday 21st October at Art in the Yard Gallery, 38 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek. The exhibition runs until 16th November 2017. EVENTS Saturday 21st October 2017, The Opening at 11am Sunday, 29th October 2017, Exhibition Walk through in conjunction with Art Franschhoek @ 1pm Sunday, 29th  October2017, A live casting demonstration by Adriaan in conjunction with Art Franschhoek @ 3pm. Contact us for more information or Email: anthony@ambienz.co.za Follow us on social media: Instagram | Twitter | Google + | FaceBook | Linkedin

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