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10 Questions

10 Questions For: Kyle Petersen

This Cape Town-born artist is a man of many talents. In addition to being a keyboardist and vocalist, Kyle Petersen is also the singer for the band ‘Life’.

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10 Questions For: Lychelle Lill

Meet Lychelle Lill, creator of the ‘Go Tinkle’ device which provides an alternative to public restrooms for women and children.

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Wine & Dine

Exploring the Robertson Wine Valley

Indulge your inner hedonist with a weekend in the Winelands 

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10 Questions For: DJ Ready D

This sensational South African DJ, producer and turntablist was once the DJ for popular Cape Town hip-hop crew Prophets of Da City. In addition to DJing at major SA music events such as Synergy and Rocking the Daisies, DJ Ready D has also performed alongside international artists like Akon, Black Eyed Peas and Will Smith.

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Cape Town is a 2016 C40 Cities Awards Finalist

The Mother City has been recognised for its climate change initiatives

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10 Questions For: Hezron Chetty and Jono Tait

Cape Town-based Violinist and Songwriter Hezron Chetty creates a  psychedelic and electrical style of sound that lends hand to the New Age genre. Along with Jono Tait, a member of the acoustic folk rock band ‘Hatchetmen’, these two talented musicians will be performing at the Interplanetary Folk Festival, which will take place at Blah Blah Bar from Monday, 26 September to Sunday, 2 October 2016.

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And the 2016 South African of the Year goes to… Wayde van Niekerk

Cape Town-born Olympic gold medallist and SA sprint sensation is the country’s number one according to a Twitter poll

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10 Questions For: Simon van Gend

This Cape Town-based folk band also creates music that combines elements of the rock and indie genre. They will be performing at the Interplanetary Folk Festival, which will take place at Blah Blah Bar from Monday, 26 September to Sunday, 2 October 2016. Acoustic guitar player, singer and songwriter Simon van Gend answered our 10 Questions.

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10 Questions For: Laurie Levine and Josie Field

This talented duo’s latest video ‘Same Eyes’ features Cape Town’s spectacular view from Signal Hill. They will be performing together at the Interplanetary Folk Festival, which will take place at Blah Blah Bar from Monday, 26 September to Sunday, 2 October 2016.

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New Skyscraper: “The Tallest Building in Cape Town”

An innovative 42-storey addition to the Mother City skyline

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10 Questions For: Matthew Miszczak

This Cape Town-based photographer is not only insta-famous but also insta-fabulous! Before discovering his talent in snapping incredible photographs that he posts to Instagram, Matthew tried his hand at a cooking channel on YouTube.

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10 Questions For: Anton Goosen

This well-known Afrikaans musician and songwriter has become known as the father of Afrikaans rock. He will be performing at the Interplanetary Folk Festival, which will take place at Blah Blah Bar from Monday, 26 September to Sunday, 2 October 2016.

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10 Questions For Paige Mac

The leading lady behind this sensational South African band combines a cappella music with soft-rock in order to create soulful sounds. You can listen to their sweet tunes at the Interplanetary Folk Festival, which will take place at Blah Blah Bar from Monday, 26 September to Sunday, 2 October 2016

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Representation, Rhymes and Cape Town’s Fiercest Femcees

Palesa Maloisane speaks to three of Cape Town’s rising stars to talk about representation in hip-hop and breaking into South Africa’s music industry.

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10 Questions For: Liezel van der Westhuizen

This proudly Capetonian actress, model and presenter believes that the key to success lies in commitment, passion and action. By adhering to this motto, Liezel has been voted the SADC Regional Winner for Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government for Media

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Cape Town: Best Overseas City for Restaurants and Bars

The Mother City’s vibrant culinary scene has been voted number one in the world by The Conde Nast Readers’ Travel Awards 2016

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10 Questions For: Zena Wood

After attending the Waterfront Theatre School, this talented Cape Town-born producer furthered her studies at the New York Film Academy in the US, where she currently resides. Some of her works include directing Samuel Beckett’s ‘Happy Days’ for the 2014 Cape Town Fringe Festival.

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Sweetie Pie, you’re Mint to be…

Beyers’ most recent addition to the much-loved chocolate coated marshmallow family

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10 Questions For: Trenton Birch

Meet vocalist and songwriter behind the highly acclaimed band ‘Trenton and Free Radical.’ Along with the band’s bass player Thabo Mobo, the duo run an NPO called ‘Bridges for Music’ which aims to use music to break barriers of racial division and uplift underprivileged communities in Cape Town.

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Kalk Bay’s Stop-and-Go Traffic System To Be Suspended

Is this finally the end to the coastal town’s terrible roadworks? 

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Wine & Dine

The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington

Africa’s first commercial whisky distillery is now open to the public for tours and whisky pairings

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10 Questions For: Jamie Marais

This extreme endurance athlete has set a new world record for the greatest number of summits of Table Mountain ever attempted over two days. Jamie reached the top of the Mother City’s most iconic landmark 22 times in 28 hours on Thursday, 25 August, as part of his #FourGiantsChallenge to help people with physical disabilities.

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10 Questions For: Mohale Mashigo

This Cape Town-based author is a powerful and inspiring lady. Her debut novel ‘The Yearning’ tells a fascinating story of a young woman’s journey that blurs the lines between past and present.

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Western Cape’s Paralympians Depart For The 2016 Paralympic Games

Farewell and good luck to our spectacular Mother City atheletes

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10 Questions For: Mishka Patel

Ambitious Cape Town-based TV presenter, model and business maven Mishka Patel is one inspiring woman. In addition to being one of the top 12 finalists in the 2014 Miss South Africa Pageant, Mishka has also started her own business called Mishka Patel Success Classes.

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10 Questions For: Alfred Thorpe

This talented Cape Town-based photographer, otherwise known as Vuurtoring (which means ‘lighthouse’), sees light as the foundation of his work, inspiration and beliefs.

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In Honour of Our Olympic and Paralympic Heroes and Heroines

The City of Cape Town hosts a celebration in tribute of our local athletes

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10 Questions For: Tammy B Awesome

Meet on-air personality Tamsyn Brown - better known as Tammy B Awesome. This fearless female, who is a presenter for 2oceansvibe Radio, shows us exactly how to be unapologetically honest and fabulous

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10 Questions For: Muriel Marco

Argentinian-born Muriel Marco is a woman of many talents. Residing in Cape Town for the past twenty years, this keyboardist, singer and composer’s style ranges from Jazz and World to Alternative.

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10 Questions For: Guy McDonald

This Cape Town-based radio presenter is certainly one punny Guy! When he isn’t thinking of witty phrases and comebacks, he spends his time as Magic 828 AM’s Breakfast Radio DJ.

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10 Questions For: Pap Culture

Meet Bongeka Masango, Nwabisa Mda and Thembe Mahlaba. These young and inspiring ladies are taking the Mother City by storm with their well-known show ‘Pap Culture’, which focuses on addressing popular youth cultures in South Africa.

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Wine & Dine

Openwine in Cape Town

The Mother City’s first enoteca offering a wide selection of proudly South African wine

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10 Questions For: Lola Nicholls

Meet passionate winemaker Lola Nicholls. Along with her husband, she owns and manages the boutique winery Mitre’s Edge, which is situated between Paarl and Stellenbosch.

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10 Questions For: Laurence Esteve

As the co-founder and CEO of the Zip-Zap Circus School, this phenomenal woman strives to use her passion to inspire South Africans. Not only was she awarded the Knight of the National Order of Merit by the French President in 2012, but in 2017 she will also join the judging panel at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demai in Paris.

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10 Questions For: Carishma Basday

Carishma Basday is a trailblazing South African sensation with a captivating smile and a lot of heart. You might recognise this Cape Town-based actress from SABC3’s Middle Eastern show Mela.

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Play Pokémon Go in South Africa: Cool Places to Find Pokémon in Cape Town

You don't have to search far and wide to catch them all in the Mother City!

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10 Questions For: Jordan-Lee Garbutt

Photographer Jordan-Lee Garbutt brings moments to life. His exceptional talent is echoed through his use of light and colour in night photography. Jordan’s exhibition, ‘The Power of Sound’ manipulated sound frequencies and used effervescent paints to create an original artwork.

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10 Questions For: Jason Steel

Most famous for being a 2013 MasterChef South Africa finalist, Jason Steel is now pursuing his culinary dreams at The Test Kitchen where he works as a waiter and assistant wine sommelier. He is also a brand ambassador for GoPro, New Balance and Penny Skateboards.

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R170 Billion Project Launched to Improve South African Railways

All aboard safer trains for South Africans! 

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10 Questions For: Fatima Sydow

Meet the Mother City’s beloved cooking heroine and author of The Journey of Cape Malay Cooking. We’ve heard her mince curry is to die for!

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Cape Town Scoops a Top City Accolade at the 2016 Travel and Leisure Awards

Voted as the number 1 city in the Top Cities in Africa and the Middle East category, the Mother City adds yet another feature to her decorated cap.

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10 Questions For: Wandile Mbambeni

Meet up-and-coming Cape Town artist, producer and songwriter Wandile Mbambeni. This talented individual  is  passionate about  singing, and to attest that is his  ‘Lovers like You’ music video  on SoundCloud and Youtube. The rising star has performed to our national audience  live on the Expresso Morning Show and on The SA Artist Spotlight. 

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10 Questions For: Half Price

In 2016 this Cape Town-based party punk band – comprising Homo Pete, The DFG, Emo Mawk and Kyle The Machine – signed their first international record deal with American digital record label Punk Outlaw Records, coming in as the first band in Africa to sign with the international company. The DFG (Markus) sat down to answer our 10 Questions.

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Cape Confidential

How To Survive Cape Town Traffic

Your survival guide to dealing with the Mother City’s dreadful rush hour

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10 Questions For: Esosa E

Meet entrepreneur, producer and actress Esosa Endosomwan, who has been named an ’Afro-Renaissance Woman’ by the Weekend Argus. Born in New York, Esosa’s multiple talents have led to her inclusion in Applause Africa’s ’30 Most Intriguing Africans in New York’. Amongst writing and directing short films, Esosa also created ‘Raw Girl in a Toxic World’, a holistic blog aimed at a healthy lifestyle.

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10 Questions for: Craig Leo

Meet South African puppeteer Craig Leo who has wowed audiences with his talent and skill in the performing arts. Craig performs around the world, and has even graced the Mother City’s Artscape Theatre with his exceptional talent.

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10 Questions For: Hayden Manuel

Senior Content Strategist for a leading, Cape Town-based eMarketing agency, Hayden Manuel – or better known as Hake$y Vet Ket – is also regarded as one of South Africa’s leading experts on indigenous street culture.

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10 Questions For: Brett Rogers

Host of the South African counter-culture, travelogue and food show Food, Booze and Tattoos, which showcases our country’s unique and diverse contemporary cultures, Brett Rogers is a man of many talents. Not only is he also the founder of I Scout Jozi – a company responsible for finding locations for some of the most exciting international and local TV ads and documentaries to come out of our pretty shores, but he is also an exhibition curator, a model and the designer of his own clothing line HalfWolf.

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10 Questions For: Phillip Nel

Announced as one of 10 San Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 semi-finalists for the Africa and Middle East region, this Chef de Partie (you can find him at Rust en Vrede in Stellenbosch) is a culinary force to be reckoned with.

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Wine & Dine

The Test Kitchen Ranked 22nd Best Restaurant in the World

The Cape Town fine dining gem scoops up another international accolade

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Leon Qwabe’s Order Kasi app connects restaurants to townships

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From antiques and trinkets to a variety of second-hand items

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Find out everything from the simplest guppy to the most complex oceanic mammals

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Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

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It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

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Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

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Three teams, two halves, and 24 South African players

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Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

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It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

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Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

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The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

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A beginner’s yoga class centred around the joys of drinking beer

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Clear some space at home and join a live dance class every Friday

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Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

DJ Ready DLive stream SA’s top turntablist with ...

Start your weekend off with some easy grooves and party bangers with DJ Ready D

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Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

the_greatest_little_circus_showThe Parlotones and the Zip-Zap Circus ...

Acrobats, music, art and the eccentric voice of Kahn Morbee

Flea MarketMilnerton Flea Market: a treasure trove ...

From antiques and trinkets to a variety of second-hand items

kyle jardine_1The solo exhibition series The Heritage ...

Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

spring_2Bradwell Spring: Vredehoek’s fresh ...

It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

spring_1Newlands Spring: Cape Town’s ...

Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

G_CAPDino Moran, DJ Easy, Ready D and more ...

DJs from all over coming together to help provide food and face masks

UCOOK 1Cook along with top Cape Town chefs and ...

Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

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Browse your favourite vendors for food, crafts and clothing at the weekly market

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The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

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Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

Dino_moranDino Moran is bringing you an epic ...

Don’t miss his deep and melodic progressive house magic with stunning visual effects

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Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

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