Friday, September 21, 2018

Buy into a legacy

TINY Steenkamp who in earlier years performed in London’s Palladium Theatre, was dubbed South Africa’s own Mario Lanza. He later went on to perform with...

Nemato Change a Life sports

NEMATO Change a Life (NCAL) sports clubs offer four small Olympic sports including rowing, gymnastics (tumbling and trampoline), handball and fencing. Sport is an important...
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Move over, there’s another Elvis in town

Mark Everton performing Jailhouse Rock at his Elvis tribute show at the Little Theatre on the Wharf on Saturday night. Everton came up with...
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Imaginative floral designs using frames

The theme was "fun with frames" at the latest meeting of the Port Alfred Floral Art Group at Settlers Park last Saturday. Flo Trenor,...
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Showing some belly at the Pig

Belly-dancers from Fella’s Dance School performing at the Christmas in July celebrations at the Pig and Whistle tonight. Festivities continue tomorrow (Saturday) with a...
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Christmas in July starts at the Pig and Whistle

Talented youngsters from Nolukhanyo township in Bathurst performed a gumboot dance at the Christmas in July festivities at the Pig and Whistle tonight. There...
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A popular karaoke choice at Tash’s

Pig and Whistle owner Gavin Came was a good sport joining in the karaoke at Tash's Craft Bar on Thursday night, giving his rendition...

Great effects, but story a little weather worn

Hurricane Heist with Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace and Ryan Kwanten, directed by Rob Cohen. 4/5 IF you like adventure movies with realistic effects, Hurricane Heist should...
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Farewell party for Emily the donkey

Friends of Emily the donkey braved the rain for a walk on the beach with her at the farewell party held in her honour...
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Beautiful guitar arrangements at poets in song show

Guitar maestro Mel Botes was at the Little Theatre on the Wharf last Friday night, performing covers of songwriting poets like Pink Floyd, Mark...
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Mel Botes brings the poets of song to Port Alfred

Acclaimed South African guitarist Mel Botes performing the Afrikaans folk song, Al le die Berge Nog So Blou, made famous by Johannes Kerkorrel, at...

Klipfontein United receive help from the community

ON a cool yet bright Saturday morning Klipfontein United got ready for their home game against Eastern Rugby Football Club but first received a...
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Music legend Cindy Alter at sold-out show in Kowie

Cindy Alter (ex-Clout) performing her beautiful introspective song, Tightrope, written after being clear of acute leukemic cancer for seven years. The South African music...
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Cindy Alter still rocking at 61

South African music legend Cindy Alter (ex-Clout) performing Bright Blue's Weeping at a sold-out concert at Harry B's in Port Alfred last night. The...

Looking good or good looking?

IT'S amazing what new clothes can do for a person. In this case, it was a new Talk of the Town rain jacket each...

Not as dangerous as their male counterparts

Ocean’s 8 with Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway, directed by Gary Ross. 3.5/5 AS long as you are not expecting as much action as...

A true Face to Face

COMING face to face with yourself could be a scary affair, but not for local sculptor Helen Averbuch who created this head and shoulders...
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Bridge drive raises R14 591 for Hospice

Another very successful Brenda Lear bridge drive was held for Sunshine Coast Hospice at Settlers Park last Friday. About 100 bridge players gathered at...

Shivers and laughter: More pictures from the Polar Plunge

There was a great community spirit and much fun was had by all who supported Port Alfred High School's Polar Plunge at East Beach...
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Braving the cold for the Polar Plunge

Taking a dip in the ocean on the winter solstice. Port Alfred High School's Polar Plunge drew a good crowd at East Beach this...

Icy plunge to welcome the winter solstice

Some photographs of the Port Alfred High School Polar Plunge, held at East Beach this morning to say goodbye to the long nights and...
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Bikers visit Port Alfred on Father’s Day

I WAVE of BMW motorcycles entered Port Alfred on Sunday morning on a run from Port Elizabeth to the Port Alfred Ski-boat Club and...
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Fashion show wows the girls at St Paul’s

A FASHION show for the ladies at St Paul's Anglican Church on Saturday to raise money for the SPCA went according to plan and witnessed...
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Happy Hours have fun with dad

IT was nice to see dads participating in the Dad Olympics at the Word of Truth Ministries in Port Alfred on Friday morning in...

Polar Plunge for PAHS pool

  PORT Alfred residents are being asked to take a dip in the sea at dawn on the winter solstice, Thursday June 21 at East...

Boxing Extravaganza next month

IT’S fast, it’s exciting and it’s coming to Port Alfred once more – professional boxing at its best at the Titi Jonas Community Centre...
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Fit fundraiser at the Civic Centre raises money for Child Welfare

Fella’s Dance School, led by Twan Badenhorst, held a fit fundraiser for Port Child Welfare at the Civic Centre parking lot on Saturday morning....
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Port Alfred parkrun keeps drawing newcomers

Doing the Port Alfred parkrun on Saturday June 9. Such a nice course along the Kowie River, and a great community spirit. This week...
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Big bids on hides, wine and plane flips at Rotary Fisherman’s...

No Rotary event would be complete without an auction, and the Kenton Rotary Fisherman's Feast last Friday was no exception. Rodney Austin did the...
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