by Tseliso Monaheng / 18.04.2014 / Red Bull Amaphiko is a social entrepreneurship workshop that ran from 4 – 13 April. Innovative and inspiring South Africans were carefully selected to take part by a panel of “awesome people,” according to project leader Ian Calvert. The application forms were released in November last year through social entrepreneurial organisations like the Bertha Centre and Ashoka. The 18 entrepreneurs that made the final grade each had projects that are already underway, but will benefit greatly from networking opportunities and
by Malini Mohana / Illustration by Alastair Laird / 17.04.2014 / Perhaps it’s a slow day at work, or perhaps you’re just enjoying your daily dose of schadenfreude. But when the channels finally go quiet, we’ll pick up our peanuts, walk out via the back row and chat in distracted reflection of how intense the show was…
by Matt Vend / 16.04.2014 / On any given day, you can find buskers crooning through the Durban streets, strumming in the back alleys downtown, or serenading the high-steppers uptown. From Morningside to Dalton Hostel, the harbour, Umbilo, and Berea they wander in search of a soul who will listen to their sound. Searching for some kind of beauty (and a tip) within the jarring city noise.
by Samora Chapman / 15.04.2014 / I hadn’t been down to visit the whoonga nation in nearly six months, but I knew it was still there. Its existence plays at the back of my mind, when I’m hanging out with the cool kids down at the pub, taking my son to the park or going surfing in the sparkly warm Indian Ocean. I’ve always known I have to go back. Even though I don’t want to.
by Hugh Upsher / 14.04.2014 / I think I am different and consider myself a personal brand. All my friends are really creative and talented. I am not a racist but I am accepting of my racist friends. I have black friends (by that I mean I know black people who would acknowledge me in a social environment).
Justin Fox / 11.04.2014 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw that the
Don Pinnock / Images by Samora Chapman / 10.04.2014 It began with irritation at the rubbish that spooled through my mind while cycling. Conversation replay loops, situation re-runs, fantasising about stuff to buy, conquests, adventures untaken. The answer I
Hagen Engler / 10.04.2014 This is the second major roast in SA and a lot of us are still coming to terms with the concept. In order for the roast to work well, each
Rob Cockroft / 09.04.2014 Garlic Brown has been blessing the Cape Town hip hop scene with lyrical sorcery and spellbinding stage performances since back in the early 2000s. Known to older heads as Judah
Tseliso Monaheng / 08.04.2014 “Right now, it’s at the point where it’s being overrated; people are assuming to be where they aren’t," explains Papa Zee. "This [moment] should be perceived to be the beginning
Hugh Upsher / 08.04.2014 Changeling are of the rare, slumped over, hair-instead-of-a-face, psych-noise rock band variety. They announce their presence by pounding out a gloriously noisy six minute instrumental. Even though they are set
Hagen Engler / Illustration by Sasan / 07.04.2014 As we’re exchanging tequilas and hand signs, a guy wearing an afro and an enormous purple anorak comes striding into the club with a crew of associates and a heavy
Alastair Laird / 05.04.2014 The Last Nub goes head to head with the Illuminati, explains the disappearance of Flight 370, and blames reality TV for the death of the modern family. Watch out
Tseliso Monaheng / 04.04.2014 Tseliso Monaheng floats through Cape Town's Jazz Fest, clutching his camera and soaking in the good vibrations...