Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Students’ karaoke night a great time for a good cause

A GROUP of Stenden South Africa students brought social cohesion, nightlife, fun and communal activity, by hosting a karaoke evening at Guido’s bar and...

Watch: Cosplay, the growing subculture taking over SA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-BzspWiWho For some fans video games, comic books, merchandise and movies are not enough. They need to become the characters. In between the screens and stalls...

A real magical potter

  LOCAL potter and ceremics artist Richard Pullen will be giving his first workshop at the Johannesburg Clay Festival taking place in the City of...

Airforce called in to help rescue climber in Wilderness area

A climber has fallen in the Yellowwood Amphitheatre of the Du Toits Kloof Mountains‚ prompting a multi-pronged rescue effort. Wilderness Search and Rescue personnel said...

Karoo mom, daughter cooking on new TV show

Elani Lombard, left, and daughter Louzel Lombard-Steyn, are thrilled to represent Cradock and the Eastern Cape on TV cooking series ‘My Kitchen Rules SA’ A...
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Beanie Rebels get locals up and dancing

Folks who complain there is no entertainment in Port Alfred had no excuse last Saturday night when the Lions Club of Port Alfred hosted...

What the Guptas spent on wedding desserts

What are you prepared to pay for cranberries‚ kiwi and a single scoop of ice cream? Thanks to the international auditing firm KPMG and the...

Jazzing, laughing, dancing and plenty more at Festival

THREE classical gems take to the cavernous stage of the Guy Butler Auditorium in the 1820 Settlers National Monument on Gunfire Hill in Grahamstown...

Exquisite dining at The Thistle

LOVERS of fine dining can look forward to gastronomic sensations at The Thistle Restaurant’s special food and wine pairings on Thursdays. Talk of the Town...

Red Apple fun day for Sinethemba children

The Sinethemba Special School had a blast Thursday morning making most of the beautiful day by spending it at Red Apple in Bushman's. Chair...

Rock and Surf angling in perfect weather

THE ninth round of the Claude Pittaway Round Robin sponsored by took place last Saturday in fantastic weather conditions. “The water, the waves, the wind...

World-class chef shows Stenden a better way to nutrition

FRESH, natural and sustainable quality foods is what Stenden intends bringing to every one of its campuses and restaurants, and executive chef Albert Kooy...

New author launches story of forced courtships and urban hardships

THWALA, by Eve Clayton, is a fictional story that looks at the practice of ukuthwala – the abduction and forced marriage of young women...

Array of inspired shows for festival

Creatives from all over the country are set to dazzle art lovers next month at the National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown.   FUN: This year’s...
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Braving the cold at the first Royal Alfred Marina Mile

Thirty-three open water swimmers braved the cold weather for the start of the Royal Alfred Marina Mile in Port Alfred on Good Friday, April...

Poachers target same game farm

In another gruesome rhino attack, poachers struck yesterday at a game farm in the Jeffreys Bay area where they killed and dehorned two rhinos...

New ‘Game of Thrones’ book could hit shelves in 2018, hints...

Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has hinted that his long-awaited next installment in the Song of Ice and Fire novel series could hit shelves as...

Country Club awards sportsperson prizes on merit

FRIEDA Greyling was awarded Sportsperson of the Year award at the Port Alfred Country Club at its AGM, held on March 29. Greyling was nominated...

Fatal accident on R72

EC:Port Alfred Cluster: 2017-08-13 The SAPS and emergency services are at a scene of an accident on the R72 between Port Alfred and Alexandria. The head...

Who’ll have the last laugh at the 2017 Comics’s Choice Awards?

Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the funniest of them all? On Saturday evening all will be revealed at the annual Savanna Comics' Choice...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

Holiday rentals for those with the big bucks

Some Cape Town pads go for R115 000 a day BEAUTIFUL weather, scenic views, white sandy beaches and luxurious villas – more than enough bait for...

Excitement galore at the 4×4 Challenge

IT’S one of the iconic events of the year for the Ndlambe/Makana area, the Bathurst 4x4 Challenge, and fans of the sport came out...

Frustrated man tells commission that he’s left timeshare to Juju in...

“I can’t get rid of this timeshare and I can’t afford the levies anymore‚ so I’ve left it to Julius Malema in my will.” Eben...

Food, friends and wine by the river

GRAZE by the River hosted another superb food and wine evening where an exclusive number of patrons sat down to enjoy a  delectable five-course...

Guitar maestro Rowan Stuart in Grahamstown this week

ACCLAIMED Durban musician Rowan Stuart will be performing in Grahamstown on Thursday (August 24) as part of his solo national tour in August and...

Reflections on Kleinemonde

  Kleinemonde resident Ash Collen wrote a marvelous description of Kleinemonde. Full Story in this week's Talk of the Town. The rivers are very low at the...

Stress and lifestyle diseases are killing South African women

South African women are killing themselves with their pace of life. Obesity and chronic illness rates are at their highest ever, so this year Diabetes...

Floral artist achieves top marks for design diploma

A PORT Alfred floral art enthusiast, Daphne Wilson, recently completed the National Design Diploma (NDD) and has obtained 94%, the highest aggregate for the...