Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Round Table back with 101 Gala round two

ROUND Table 177 Port Alfred will be holding their second 101 Gala dinner and dance at the Royal St Andrews Hotel and they aim...

Mortuary strike allegedly delays the burial of Yizo Yizo’s Gunman –...

Jabu Christopher Kubheka's distraught wife and family have been left frustrated over delays with the actor's burial after a pathologists' strike crippled mortuaries across...

R4,000 gets you into the Kwela Tebza Durban July VIP lounge

Well, here is yet another Durban July deal on the table, Kwela Tebza is offering you a chance to chill in their VIP lounge...

Yes, The Beatles were insanely popular. That doesn’t make them great...

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' 50 years on sounds like a collection of nursery rhymes for hashish connoisseurs, writes Yolisa Mkele Somewhere around a...

Royal rumble at local golf courses this weekend

LAST year local golfers at Royal Port Alfred Golf Club (RPAGC) did the community proud as they took back the title of king of...

Great satisfaction with Graze wine and food pairing

NESTLED in a cosy room at Graze by the River, diners were treated to an exciting five course meal embracing the best of local...
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A taste of music at the National Arts Festival

Formed by South African-born Naomi Tagg, Neolektra has an orchestrally rich sound, diverse in genre and instrumentation with the violin at the very centre....

The lowdown on the National Arts Festival

ARTS lovers and Festival fans have been grabbing their coffee, credit cards and calendars since the National Arts Festival’s 2017 programme went online and...

The Cats of Stone Hill, performed by PAHS foundation phase

PORT ALFRED High School foundation phase pupils put on an excellent, exciting and highly entertaining  revue last week, when playwright and director Wilma Graham...

The sex is great, says polygamist Musa’s third wife MaKhumalo

Reality TV show Uthando Nes'thembu has fast become the latest hit on Mzansi Magic that everybody is obsessed with. Musa Mseleku has been described...

Decade of great music

ACE Decade was the supporting band for Die Heuwels Fantasties at the Lounge on Friday evening. Rocking the house, from left were Matt Shaw of...

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...
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Changing the world, starting with the crAzy always wins team

LAST Tuesday evening , crAzy™ always wins pty ltd, a Port Alfred-based strategic business consulting firm, intent on changing the world, hosted a fundraiser...

Tolkien book inspired by WW1’s horrors appears a century later

A new novel by "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien was published on Thursday a century after it was first written, prompted in...

BMW reveals Series 8 concept car

Car maker BMW revealed its latest concept car, the Series 8, at this year's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in Italy, serving up a taste...

A ‘cheap date’ will cost you less in Cape Town than...

Love may not cost a thing but it can leave a deep hole in your pocket‚ depending on where you go out on a...

Artificial Intelligence wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go...

  Google's computer algorithm AlphaGo narrowly beat the world's top-ranked player in the ancient Chinese board game of Go on Tuesday, reaffirming the arrival of...

Local artist at international exhibition

A PORT Alfred artist has had one of his paintings selected for display at a major international art exhibition in London next month, where...

Reworking King Arthur pays off

  King Arthur: Legend of the Sword with Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law and Eric Bana, directed by Guy Ritchie. 4.5/5 IN typical Guy Ritchie fashion, this latest...
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Cello solo at Classics at the Castle

Cellist Berthine van Schoor playing Two Capricci for solo cello (No 1 and 5) by composer Giuseppe Dall'Abaco - the opening pieces of the...
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Carnival classics at Richmond House

Cellist Berthine van Schoor and pianist Annalien Ball playing the introduction and Royal March of the Lion section of Camille Saint-Saens’ ‘The Carnival of...
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Beautiful music and talented performers at Classics at the Castle

Cellist Berthine van Schoor and pianist Annalien Ball on the magnificent familiar finale of Camille Saint-Saens' 'The Carnival of the Animals'. The full-house concert...

To tent or fish weather depending

Some mischief-maker or other has sowed confusion among the fishing fraternity concerning size and bag limits for some species. ROBIN ROSS-THOMPSON Nobody seems to know who...

Bonang helped jumpstart Amanda Black’s career & now they’ll finally meet

In an interview on Real Talk with Anele, musician Amanda Black said that Bonang Matheba was the first person to play her hit song...

Vintage Motocross Results

The bikes roared around the circuit at the Bathurst Showgrounds last Saturday, giving an adrenalin boost to both riders and spectators alike. http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/05/22/vintage-bikes-score-big-bathurst-showgrounds/ The results arrived...
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Vintage bikes score big at Bathurst Showgrounds

https://youtu.be/uKQ1xCtqi1g THE smell of fuel and the roar of engines announced the presence of the Bathurst Vintage Fair / Scramble that took place at the Bathurst...

Great fun at Round Table golf day

GREAT fun, laughs, rain and tee-offs from the wrong hole led to a superb day of Round Table camaraderie and fundraising at the Kenton...

Grahamstown Cricket Board prize giving evening a roaring success

FOR all the cricketers who participate in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, or play rural league cricket, Friday evening's prizegiving is the highlight of the...

SPCA rename Golf Day for former treasurer

IT was a mixture of fun and sadness as the annual SPCA Golf Day prizes were awarded on Friday evening, as Royal Port Alfred...

Adventure province at Indaba

The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency together with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality stood tall on day one of the Tourism Indaba trade...
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