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Image: Brand-new Music and Arts Centre for Steenberg High School Steenberg High School’s brand-new Music and Arts Centre will be officially opened today, 01 September 2017.

The much-needed Centre was made possible by Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages’ (CCPB) generous donation of R2.25 million, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Newlands who contributed to and managed the building project. The Centre will be a hub for all cultural activities at the school, and will also be used as a dance studio.   Read More...




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Image: Think!Fest at #NAF16 - A fascinating festival for your brain Think!Fest, held as part of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, promises to grapple with some of the burning issues on the country’s agenda.

There’s no doubt that this is a complex, challenging and invigorating time to be South African – and this year’s Think!Fest, a series of panel discussions and debates held as part of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, promises to grapple with some of the burning issues on the country’s agenda.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture, Social & Community
Image: Marlene le Roux takes on CEO role at  the Artscape Theatre Centre Hands-on, result-focused and a visionary leader with an extensive track record in Culture, the Performing Arts and Education

History has been made as Marlene le Roux takes on the challenging role of Chief Executive Officer of the Artscape Theatre Centre.She is the first woman and black person to fill this role since its inception in 1971.Hands-on, result-focused and a visionary leader with an extensive track record in Culture, the Performing Arts and Education, Marlene is focussed and inspired to take Artscape to new heights in the coming year.   Read More...




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Image: Zip Zappers turn professional The not for profit organisation focusses on training circus skills - at no cost - to youngsters from all walks of life

Young South Africans are making a name for themselves on international circus stages, thanks to the high standards set by Cape Town’s very own Zip Zap Circus School. Jacobus Claassen and Jose Batista Do Rego and are some of the local talents who have made their passion a professional career and are performing overseas.   Read More...




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Image: Young South Africans are making a name for themselves on international circus stages, thanks to the

(L – R) Jacobus Claassen and Jose Batista Do Rego and are some of the local talents who have made their passion a professional career and are performing overseas. Young South Africans are making a name for themselves on international circus stages, thanks to the high standards set by Cape Town’s very own Zip Zap Circus School. The not for profit organisation focusses on training circus skills - at no cost - to youngsters from all walks of life, some of whom are now ranked along with the best circus professionals in the world, performing on top stages to capacity crowds.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture, Education, Social & Community
Image: Cape Town Fringe: a spark to set children’s imaginations alight Family-friendly fare is part of the programme on offer at this year’s Cape Town Fringe arts festival and ranges from the deliciously absurd to the ele

MAGICAL productions aimed at igniting children’s imaginations are on the programme of this year’s Cape Town Fringe arts festival, which runs from 24 September to 4 October. Motivated by a desire to develop new audiences, this year’s Fringe programme has been carefully crafted to appeal to broader and younger audiences than those that traditionally frequent theatres.   Read More...




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Image: Music Festival at Constitution Hill The event aims to create the awareness that artists with disabilities can function and perform with mainstream artists.

Black Coffee and Yvonne Chaka Chaka on stage this weekendUnder the African sun there is a place for everyone; South Africa’s diversity is 160;her strength and it issomething to celebrate. Join the National Council for 160;Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa (NCPPDSA) in celebrating 160;diversity at the iStart2Sing Festival at Constitution Hill on 31 May 2015.   Read More...




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Image: The Hout Bay Music Series – getting to the heart of the matter Event goers can look forward to a star-studded line-up as some of South Africa’s hottest bands entertain family and friends alike under an African s

The Hout Bay Music Series, a community based concept centred on a passion for local music with a
heart for giving back, will launch its first picnic-style event on the picturesque GlenEllen Farm on Saturday 11th April 2015.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Arts & Culture
Image: Children celebrate Cape Town International Jazz Festival with a twist (and a shake) A day to remember when more than 100 children from Lalela Project in Hout Bay, I Care and Where Rainbows Meet were treated to an exhilarating day at t
Screams of delight filled the Zip Zap Circus Dome this past Saturday, 21 March as children aged between three and ten years old were treated to circus magic. As part of the Gigs for Kids initiative for Cape Town International Jazz Festival, over 100 children from disadvantaged communities spent the day learning the art of circus performances with lessons in acrobatics, tightrope walking, trapeze and much more.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture, Disability
Image: Marlene won the category for Theatre at the Mbokodo Women in Arts Awards - this recognises the contribution by South African women in the on-going development of the arts in South Africa.

The Awards celebrate women in 20 categories, of different ages, from all cultural groups including artists with special needs. The role played by arts and culture in the liberation struggle was crucial and well recorded   Read More...




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Image: Creative South African teen awarded bursary Joshua Behrens awarded a bursary for a world renowned animation school in America next year

Talented artist, environmentalist and animation enthusiast, Joshua Behrens' creativity was first discovered at the age of 16 when he won Collect-a-Can's annual CAN Craze Competition in 2011.   Read More...




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Image: GRS World Cup SKILLZ Bracket Don't Miss the Fun! GRS World Cup SKILLZ Bracket Registration Open Through June 11th!

Play along with the teams in Brazil through our GRS World Cup SKILLZ Bracket. Pick your teams then follow along with the excitement of the games, June 12 – July 13 to see how your predictions stack up against other GRS fans!   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture, Social & Community
MAD CHARITY LEARNERS CREATE A MASTERPIECE WITH LIONEL SMIT

On the 30th of April, Joe-dean, James & Mamory were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create their own masterpiece, under the tuition of renowned artist and sculptor, Lionel Smit. The pieces are to be auctioned at the upcoming golf days. Lionel described the day as follows: “I really enjoyed it and I think experiences like this make a difference in changing their lives.”   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture, Skills Development, Social & Community
Image: Wednesdays at the Bank

Creative Cape Town now has a base in the East City. You can catch them at The Bank, a multidisciplinary creative centre, every Wednesday between 09h00 and 17h00. If you have any questions or comments about the CCT app, the upcoming Creative Week (13 – 21 September), the Partnership’s involvement in World Design Capital or more   Read More...




HEADLINES, Arts & Culture
Image: South African Award participants’ films to be shown the Cannes Film Festival Two films made by participants of The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment in South Africa will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday, 15 May. This prestigious international film festival runs from the 14th to the 25th of May.   Read More...



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On Saturday 26 January 2014, two Chrysalis Academy graduates left to spend 6 months in France on a cultural exchange programme.

On Saturday 26 January 2014, two Chrysalis Academy graduates left to spend 6 months in France on a cultural exchange programme.  Lungulethu Menzi who graduated in 2012 and Vuyiwe Mgijima who graduated in 2013 were selected from a number of applicants to attend this fabulous learning opportunity.  

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HEADLINES, Arts & Culture
Image: Public Exhibition to explore people-based urban transformation in Cape Town Explored from high-level planning to street-level conversations
The Cape Town Partnership may have been founded around the regeneration of the built fabric of Cape Town’s city centre, but it is to the idea of cities as places of “concentrated humanity” that the organisation now turns with an exhibition of its work over the past year.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Arts & Culture
Image: Cape Town’s Creative Sector Shows Strong Entrepreneurial Spirit Cape Town’s growing creative sector is highly entrepreneurial, skilled and proactive in attracting new business and economic activity

This is the message coming out of Creative Cape Town’s recent online survey, which was conducted through its local subscription base. The results underscore the strong entrepreneurial drive amongst creatives, with the vast majority - 90% - of survey participants, wanting more information on starting their own business. Creative Cape Town is a project of the Cape Town Partnership that seeks to promote a collaborative approach towards the development and encouragement of the creative industries in Cape Town’s local economy.  Being a member of Creative Cape Town is free and voluntary.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Arts & Culture
Image: Royal flush for Artscape National Youth Music Competition 1-5 October: Gala Final 5 October 19.30 Artscape Theatre
The Artscape National Youth Music Competition is striking a royal flush this year with contestants participating in all four categories of the contest for the first time since its inception in 2007. The competition runs from 1 to 5 October in the Artscape Theatre. The final round on the 5.   Read More...



Arts & Culture, HIV/AIDS
- Artscape Opera House on Sunday 1 December 2013

The Africa Centre for HIV and AIDS Management at Stellenbosch University presents the 9th Annual World Aids Day Gala Concert at the Artscape Opera House on Sunday 1 December 2013 at 19:00. Staging another spectacular and inspirational evening with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mario Verster.   Read More...



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