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2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards nominees announced

Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

The nominees for the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards have been unveiled. An additional 10 nominees have been included in this year’s awards, bringing the total number of nominees to 30 restaurants. The top 10 restaurants will be revealed at the awards ceremony at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World in Cape Town on Sunday, 19 November 2017. The ...

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The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

Dust off your most striking outfit and get ready for the social calendar event of 2017. Stand out in the crowd as you sip on some of SA’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) at this year’s Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by Mastercard, which takes place on 2 and 3 December. Dress to impress in your ...

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Dyson Supersonic hair dryer now in SA

Dyson Supersonic

Home appliance company, Dyson, has made waves in the hair care market with the launch of its Supersonic hair dryer, which has just arrived in South Africa. Spending four years in development and with over 100 patents pending, the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer was engineered to address the issues experienced with traditional hair dryers. “Hair dryers can be heavy, inefficient and ...

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KZN to play host to 2018 South Coast Bike Fest

Margate in KwaZulu-Natal will once again play host to the annual South Coast Bike Fest between 27 and 30 Aril 2018. The inaugural 2017 event, which grew on the tradition of previous biking festivals in Margate, attracted a record number of close to 60,000 festival visitors, featuring headline and fringe musical acts that created an almost Caribbean ambience and relaxed ...

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Catch award-winning Shimmy Isaacs at Hanover Street Comedy Sundowners

Catch award-winning Shimmy Isaacs at Hanover Street Comedy Sundowners

Award-winning comedienne, Shimmy Isaacs, is the rose amongst the thorns at the November 2017 edition of the Hanover Street Comedy Sundowners at GrandWest. The Worcester born and raised entertainer unleashes her savvy humour alongside Johannesburg’s Dillan Oliphant and Ndumiso Lindi as well as Bredasdorp’s Dugald Pieterse on Sunday, 5 November 2017. Isaacs needs little introduction to local comedy fans. She produced her first one-woman show, Allie Pad Funny Worcester in 2010 under ...

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Emily Capell, Monark and Henry Ate to support Texas Live in SA

UK singer-songwriter Emily Capell will be performing at Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Gardens along with Henry Ate and Texas on Friday, 8 December, and in Johannesburg with Henry Ate and pop-rock sensation Monark on Sunday, 10 December 2017. Cape Town Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Friday, 8 December 2017 Concert starts at 6pm R495 – one ticket type Johannesburg Montecasino Outdoor Event Area ...

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Top SA celebrities join The Great South African Bake Off

BBC Lifestyle revealed that it will be airing a special celebrity episode of The Great South African Bake Off. The battle to crown South Africa’s best celebrity amateur baker will air at the end of the current series, on Tuesday, 19 December at 20:00 (DStv channel 174). Radio and television personality and actress Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, Comedian Chris Forrest, former Mrs. South Africa ...

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TRACE and Gauteng Film Commission celebrate local women filmmakers.

As part of a Women’s Month campaign launched in August 2017, TRACE Southern Africa and the Gauteng   Film   Commission   have   joined   forces   to   celebrate   women in film. Four young women from Gauteng have successfully created short-form stories focusing on urban African music, art, food and lifestyle. These stories have been centered on TRACE Southern Africa’s first   eventing   property   called   #TRACERoots. ...

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The world of second-hand cars, five things you should know

If you’ve ever been in the market for a new car, you’ll know how many factors need to be taken into consideration before making a decision. The secret to purchasing a good second-hand car lies in preparation and decision-making and not, as most assume, in negotiations. It’s important factors like finance, warranties and insurance that you need to take into ...

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