Les Liaisons Dangereuses: Opening night

Les Liaisons Dangereuses: Opening night
"Les Liaisons Dangereuses" is a drama by Christopher Hampton based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos written in 1782. It has also been described as an amoral story. The book was viewed as scandalous at the time of its initial publication. It is the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, two rivals (and ex-lovers) who use seduction as a weapon to socially control and exploit others. It depicts the decadence of the French aristo...

International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day
February 15, 2018 International Childhood Cancer Day which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases, as one of the highest causes of disease-related mortality in children. It is a day when we come together to continue the work to “Advance Cures and Transform Care” and to make childho

The Fish Hoek Story

The Fish Hoek Story
Author -Joy Cobern Imagine living in the southern suburbs of Cape Town in the 1870s, where would you go for a day out and how would you get there? There were no cars and horses were expensive to keep unless you needed them for your business. Perhaps you knew someone with a horse and cart so, as a great treat you could go to Muizenberg beach. Then, in 1882, the railway was extended from Wynberg to Muizenberg and suddenly it became easy to have a day at t

The Clovelly Country Club Story

The Clovelly Country Club Story
SHORT HISTORY OF THE CLOVELLY COUNTRY CLUB The idea of a club history has been in the minds of many connected with Clovelly for some time. Those who recall the Club in its early days when it was virtually a club without a clubhouse, and later, in the immedi­ately pre-War years when things were a little easier, during the War years, the post-War years, the post-fire years and so on, are convinced that Clovelly does have, moreover, a ‘history’ which thoro...

The Best Outdoor Activities in Cape Town 2018

The Best Outdoor Activities in Cape Town 2018
Immerse yourself in the Cape’s wondrous beauty. As urbanised as our species has become, and as much joy as we get from our devices, we have always felt innately drawn to the great outdoors. It’s where we started, where we’ve spent the majority of our history – and it’s the only place where deep, soul-level relaxation takes place. The human brain is wired to be outside, and though scientific research supports the notion that being in nature is goo...

TAKE OUR MOUNTAINS BACK

TAKE OUR MOUNTAINS BACK
Distributed on behalf of David Pena, Valley North Neighbourhood Watch: JOIN US FOR A MASS HIKE TO TAKE BACK OUR MOUNTAIN! Are you tired of the senseless violent attacks on the mountains and beaches? Are you fed up with the criminals and perpetrators owning the mountains and beaches? Are you tired of feeling unsafe and unable to even take a short walk into the mountains for fear of your and your family’s lives, thus being restricted to built...

Tribute to ABBA

Tribute to ABBA
Mike McCully (McCully Workshop and Buccaneer fame) has again put together another tribute show, this time featuring the fantastic music of ABBA. With an All-Star cast, this show first came to prominence in 2014 at Grand West Casino and ran for two sell-out seasons! This time Mike himself is on drums and vocals and leads the amazing cast comprising of bassist extraordinaire Neil Payton, the multi-talented Warren Lomberg on guitars and vocals and keyboard w

Water Crisis Meeting in Kalk Bay

Water Crisis Meeting in Kalk Bay
Preparing for Day Zero: Local Responses All residents of Kalk Bay and St James are invited to attend a water crisis meeting to be held at the following venue, date and time: Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018 Time: 18h00 Venue: Holy Trinity Church Hall, Main Road, Kalk Bay The meeting is being arranged by the Kalk Bay and St James Ratepayers Association, and SRA, with the purpose of informing residents of latest developments regarding the water

Kalk Bay Theatre

Kalk Bay Theatre
We love our Kalk Bay theatre! Anyone who has ever visited Kalk Bay Theatre knows that it is a unique space, not only because it is a deconsecrated church, but also because this beautiful, intimate theatre space is owned and managed by a couple that lives and breathes all things entertainment. Vanessa Harris and Ashley Searle, who also own the Follow Spot Productions company, have made the Kalk Bay Theatre and Restaurant an extension of their vibrant...