November 2017
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Snowvember ❄️
Snow-capped Mountains, Black Friday Sales and Festive Season Events .... Are we in the Northern Hemisphere?
No! All this is happening in South Africa right now! 

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Pinocchio - The Ultimate Pantomime Adventure
This year's Pantomime - Pinocchio is now on at The Mandela Theatre at Joburg Theatre until 30 December 2017.
This sounds fun!
The Smash Hit Musical "Rock of Ages" is Ready to ROCK Gold Reef City
The South African premier of the multi Tony award-nominated Broadway musical, Rock of Ages, will be live at Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre from Friday, 17 November to Sunday, 10 December 2017.
Rock on!
uShaka showcases top notch musical entertainment this November
uShaka Marine World has a fantastic musical line up in the last weekend of November at one of coolest venues on Durban’s Golden Mile, allowing local musos to celebrate their own brand of music, and mixing it up a little soul, reggae, much loved cover versions and more. 
What is the line-up?
Riaad Moosa - Life Begins Tour
Does life really begin at 40?  Riaad Moosa tries to figure this out with his hilarious one-man show, Life Begins - a snapshot into his life as a 40-year-old, a father of three kids, husband, comedian, actor and with all the current cultural and political issues thrown in. 
Where will the tour be?
#RaiseMyHands - 16 Days of Activism
November 25th marks the start of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, an international awareness-raising campaign. To raise awareness this November, Garth Taylor will be performing around Johannesburg, showcasing all his original hits, including his latest hit single, Stronger, Crocodile Tears, and the song that started it all, Why. Plus some all-time current favourites. 
Where will he be performing?
Bob Dylan 'Subterranean Songbook' Tribute
Dayne Rothbletz, Jon Shaban, Adelle Nqeto, Shotgun Tori, Tubatsi Moloi, Jamie Acheson and Lucy Kruger will present a full-day outdoor concert in the NIROX Sculpture Park amphitheatre on Saturday 25 November consisting entirely of their own renderings of Dylan - both popular and obscure. Additional instrumentation will include violin, harmonica, bass, tambourine and Tubatsi Moloi's ethereal flute.
I can't wait!
Klikkerland Releases Fourth DVD!
Moms and dads around the country have something to smile about!  The Klikkerland gang – from the acclaimed award-winning children’s series – have just released the fourth instalment and are touring around the country from November 2017. 
When is the tour starting?
Take a Chance and Dance and Enter the 2017 Zulu Dancing Championships!
November will once again be beating to the sounds of African drums as over 60 dance troupes will be performing various traditional dances associated with the Zulu culture and based on warrior war dances at uShaka Marine World.
How do I enter?
A November to Remember with Food meets Fun at uShaka
For the month of November, uShaka Marine World is celebrating our new combo limited offer; providing you with some savings while enjoying unlimited fun while enjoying a meal on us.
What is the combo?
Distruction Boyz to Launch at Bring Back Summer
Headliners Distruction Boyz, Riky Rick, Babes woDumo, Lady Zamar, Major League and Dj Happygal are among the 20 - plus acts set for the first BRING SUMMER BACK F-INK PARTY 2017 at the beautiful Blue Lagoon Beach in Durban on Saturday, 25 November from 11am until 23:30.
Where can I book my tickets?
Cosmo X K Naomi
The beautiful Fairlawns Boutique Hotel played host to the celebration of K Naomi's debut cover on Cosmopolitan Magazine in the November 2017 issue.
Congrats K Naomi!
Doppio Zero New Summer Menu Launch
When one of South Africa's most loved restaurants teams up with a revolutionary lifestyle payment app, the result is efficiency, great rewards, and of course many more happy customers.
I would love to try the new menu
Set your hair on "trend" this Summer!

With winter out of the way and the summer months slowly pushing through, it may be time to spruce up the old and bring in the new. Bespoke Hair Salon in Durban finds it a key requirement for them to stay on trend.

Where are they situated?
Welcome to The Chocolate Shop
From the 1st of November 2017 Krispy Kreme South Africa invites guests to come and join them as they launch The Chocolate Shop. Two of South Africa’s most indulgent treat creators, Krispy Kreme and Mars, have joined forces to create the ultimate in chocolate indulgence having guests going “mmmhmmm” for minutes after their first bite. 
What are the new flavours
Park Running with the Wildlife
The Brahman Hills Game Park Run officially joins the Park Run series with a 5km path across softly rolling hills in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Park Runners to meet at 7h30 on Saturday mornings in the parking lot of The Midlands Kitchen, to start run at 8am.
When does it open?
Cell C Playing for Pink Ladies Polo Event a Huge Success
On Saturday, 28 of October 2017 Sandton’s exquisite Inanda Club played host to the third annual Cell C Playing for Pink Ladies Invitational Polo.
Who won?
Halloween at uShaka 2017 Socials
A spook-a-licious spooktacular was had by all this past weekend when uShaka Marine World hosted their annual Halloween festival where monsters, witches, zombies and all things scary joined in on the Halloween fun.
Who attended the event?
Google Launches Qibla Finder
Google recently announced the Qibla Finder, a new web service which helps users find the right direction of the Qibla using augmented reality.
Sounds Awesome!
Panasonic - For the love of Your Clothes
Panasonic have put together an infographic on one of South Africa’s great washing machines, to show you how innovative technology can help you live a better life and enjoy a better world today.  
This sounds very interesting
It Takes a Village
SABC 1 viewers are in for a special treat, with the introduction of a unique local television reality series called It Takes a Village.
I can't wait to watch it
Starbucks Launches the New Red Cup
Starbucks marks the countdown to the festive season with a brand-new colour-in cup and the launch of #CheerforGood charity support.
Where can I get this?
The 'Melts in Your Mouth' Goodness of Yum Yum Peanut Butter
Being a modern mom has its own unique challenges, especially when it comes to preparing lunch boxes or tasty, wholesome treats that the kids will love. Luckily for mothers and children alike, the creamy nuttiness of Yum Yum peanut butter not only helps spread the fun, but it is ‘Melts in Your Mouth’ delicious too.
Tell me more
Sky's the Limit for Zapper and FlySafair
Getting around South Africa by plane just became a whole lot easier. Awarding-winning airline FlySafair and Zapper, the rewarding mobile payment company have joined forces to make booking flights as pleasant as possible.
How does it work?
The Secret's Out: Janira Now Available Online
South African Lingerie and Swimwear specialists, Barclay & Clegg, are pleased to lift the lid on their best-kept secret: Spanish label Janira products are now available from their online store.
How do I see the range?
Durban entrepreneur Kershen Pillay: I want to change people's lives
KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneur, Kershen Pillay, who is a finalist in the coveted National Business Awards, says he’s both humbled and honoured at the industry acknowledgement.
Wow, amazing!
Trisha Poona: From Mrs Universe to a universe of change
Durban wife, mum and businesswoman, Trisha Poona, who represented South Africa at the glitzy Mrs Universe pageant at the city's Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre on 2 September 2017, has harnessed her passion for women empowerment to fulfil her dream of “helping women be the best version of themselves.”
This sounds great!
Vega invests R3 million in the next generation of industry decision makers
Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education, supports transformation in South Africa’s brand communication fields with bursary programmes and annual events, like the famous ‘Vega Brand Challenge’, that nurture the next generation of decision makers.
Awesome news!
Why I studied a business degree at a 'creative school'
Devon Solomon, a former student of Vega, a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), is one of many young South Africans choosing to study at institutions known for nurturing creative talent to gain a well-rounded education.
How did it benefit him?
Inzolo Exclusive Game Lodge opens in the heart of the Eastern Cape bush
In a secluded valley, idyllically situated in the heart of the Eastern Cape bush and surrounded by wildlife, lies the brand new Inzolo Exclusive Game Lodge, offering a unique and exceptional experience for all
How did I make a reservation?
Preparing students for the complex world of 'adulting'
It’s vital that schools and tertiary institutions do more to ensure that students are better prepared to enter the working world and build sustainable, successful careers. Vega, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, encourages students to take a hands-on approach to their careers by taking part in projects like the annual Vega Brand Challenge.
What is the Vega Brand Challenge?
Is Entrepreneurship for Everyone
Making well-thought out decisions are important to your future, and Lester Philander, an award-winning entrepreneur, radio host, author and motivational speaker shares a few considerations, if you’re thinking of becoming an entrepreneur.
What are the considerations?
Unique-to-Africa tourism development required innovating engineering
Pie in the sky. That is what the architects and engineers thought when approached about the possibility of constructing a viewing elevator down the Graskop Gorge cliff face, which has a sheer drop equivalent to around 16 storeys.
Where is the elevator located?
uShaka Marine World Cargo Hold Launch
On Friday, October 27th, special guests, media and patrons were in attendance at the launch of the all new, refurbished Cargo Hold Restaurant at uShaka Marine World experiencing all that was a culinary celebration in its new vintage chic revamp!
Who attended the event?
Perfect Picnics
Blue Strawberry has put together some out of the box recipes that are just perfect for your next culinary outing.
What are the recipes?
Springfield Value Centre wants to send you to Rio de Janiero Carnival
One lucky shopper who spends R300 or more at the Springfield Value Centre between now and January 15, 2018 could win an opportunity to sway to the rhythm  of the drums at the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, in Brazil.
How do I enter?
Boston Media House Host Annual Academic Colloquium
As the end of the academic year is fast approaching, the Boston Media House Bachelor of Business Administration Post Graduate students get ready to host their annual Academic Colloquium.
That's fantastic
Camping or Caravanning in the berg or the battlefields
Gooderson Leisure’s Drakensberg Gardens Golf and Spa Resort are fully equipped for experienced as well as novice campers and can accommodate up to 25 caravans and 16 camp tent sites.
I would love to go camping
Appeal to the community for "Back to School" stationery collection drive
With a successful book donation campaign having recently ended, Park Boulevard Centre in Durban North are once again appealing to the community to dig into their children’s old stationery piles, or add on some extra pens and books onto the stationery list for next year, to help out those children who cannot help themselves, and who need these tools to be educated.
How do I donate?
Introducing Naked Kitchen's New Summer Deli Menu
Following their launch in August 2017, Naked Kitchen & Coffee Bar offering gourmet coffee and home-style cooking for sit down or ‘to go’, have recently launched their incredible new summer deli menu.
What's on the new menu?
Royal Palm Hotel Makes a Fresh Start
It is with great delight that the owners of Royal Palm Hotel officially announce their decision to take control of the Hotels’ destiny by taking the bold step to making the hotel independent and no longer forming part of a hotel group or chain.
Congrats Royal Palm Hotel!
Fashion is going off the rails this November at Musgrave Centre
Those who spend R500 or more in any store at Musgrave Centre could win double tickets to a VIP fashion cocktail evening on Wednesday, 29 November 2017.
Who are the participating stores?
A Fashion Feast of Information
Recently, the eThekwini Municipality conducted an open invitation to all fashion designers and fashion houses to attend a presentation highlighting the 5th instalment of the 2018 Durban Fashion Fair Mentorship Programme.
What happened at the event?
World Diabetes Day
On Saturday, November 11, the annual 2017 Durban Wellness Festival 5km walk/run was held -supported by SASA and Lilly to promote general health and wellness, and in particular an awareness campaign and to raise funds on behalf of Diabetes SA Durban.
This is great!
Aspiring young wildlife photographers get great shots with Canon
Canon South Africa, in its commitment to inspire a passion for photography amongst the youth and aspiring photographers, has sponsored four Canon EOS 1300D cameras to the Wild Shots Outreach Programme which teaches the art of wildlife photography to underprivileged children living on the edge of the Kruger National Park.
Wow, amazing!
High spirits and smiles at Canon First Swing Program's Inter-Schools golf tournament
It was smiles all round at the Canon FSP Inter-Schools Western Cape Golf Tournament at Rondebosch Golf Club in Cape Town.
Prima Interactive reveals unmatched deal on Xbox One for Black Friday
Xbox South Africa and Prima Interactive, a leading distributor of interactive games and products in the country, have revealed some appetite-whetting deals for gaming enthusiasts. For one day only, on Black Friday, South Africans can purchase an Xbox One at never-seen-before prices.
Where will it be available?
Finding Me S03 EP84
In the latest of Finding Me episode Quraysha Ismail Sooliman speaks to Professor Rabab Abdulhadi.
I want to see the interview
Why Digital Marketing should become the be-all and end-all of your Marketing Strategy
The Media Clique discusses why digital marketing is good for your marketing strategy.
Why is it good?
Festive Concert with the Symphony Choir of Cape Town
On Friday, 8 December at 7pm, gates open at 5pm, families and friends in the know gather to enjoy The Symphony Choir of Cape Town’s annual Festive Concert.
Can I book tickets now?
Legends of Ghazal
For the first time on African soil, the ‘Legends of Ghazal’ – Pankaj Udhas, Anup Jalota and Talat Aziz – will leave the audience spellbound with their not-to-be-missed performance at Emperors Palace on December 3rd, 2017.       
How do I book tickets?
Kings & Queens of Comedy
Catch the Kings & Queens of Comedy at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth on the 9th of December, 2017 for a show of hysterical proportions.       
Who will be performing?
Peppa Pig Live in SA Tour
Marking the first ever nationwide stage show tour for Peppa and friends, Peppa Pig Live in South Africa” will open in Johannesburg at Emperor’s Palace on 29 March and run until 2 April 2018. The show will then visit Cape Town’s International Convention Centre from 6 to 8 April 2018 before heading to The Playhouse Company, Durban from 20 – 22 April 2018. The second leg of the tour takes place in June/July 2018 with stopovers at the Port Elizabeth Opera House from 22 – 24 June 2018 followed by Pretoria.    
When will tickets be available?
Popular Actress Lerato Mvelase joins the cast of The Color Purple
The Color Purple’s South African producers Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay are delighted to announce the casting of Lerato Mvelase as Shug Avery, the popular bluesy singer whom we meet in the musical ‘at death’s door’.
When is it opening?
Disney on Ice presents Dream Big
Disney On Ice is back next year as Tinker Bell takes audiences on an enchanting pixie-dust filled journey of beloved Disney tales in a new show entitled Disney On Ice presents Dream Big.  
Are tickets on sale yet?
A New Year's Eve Beach Party experience in Southbroom
Join thousands of party-seekers at Southbroom Main Beach on the KZN South Coast on Sunday, 31st December 2017 at 6pm.
When do tickets go on sale?
Christmas Lunch at Oude Werf Hotel in Stellenbosch
No one does tradition with a twist like Oude Werf, South Africa’s oldest continuously running hotel. Gather your friends and family and join us for the merriest traditional Christmas lunch in Stellenbosch.
Book my table!
Collective Soul with Special Guest LifeHouse
Big Concerts has announced that Collective Soul will be returning to South Africa supported by very special guests Lifehouse.
When is the tour?
Christmas Lunch and Dinner at the Townhouse Hotel
It’s almost the season of good cheer, carols, holidays and the most wonderful food! The team at Trees Restaurant at the Townhouse Hotel in the centre of the city have been hard at work putting their creative spin on a heavenly host of Christmas dishes for our festive-season feasts.
I'd like to reserve a table
Mind-Bending Acts of Magic and Illusion
After record breaking runs in New York, London and Asia, The Illusionists Direct from Broadway will be in South Africa for the first time ever, opening at GrandWest on Wednesday, 07 February 2018 for a limited season ending on Sunday, 11 February 2018. The show then moves to Montecasino’s Teatro from Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, 14 February to Sunday, 11 March 2018. 
Book my ticket!
Celebrate Christmas Day at moyo
If siting back and relaxing on Christmas day, with tantalising tastes that may cause you to spontaneously break out in Christmas carols appeals to you, contact your preferable moyo venue
Contact now!
Official Trailer Released for Zulu Wedding
The official trailer for ZULU WEDDING, the much anticipated romantic-comedy from producer/director, Lineo Sekeleoane, has been released. The film will be released in cinemas nationwide on 23 February 2018 by Ster-Kinekor Entertainment. 
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