Category Archives: Art

Your Weekend Edition

 

Warren Brothers at Wahooz this October!

uShaka Marine World’s Wahooz on the promenade will be rocking during the month of October with sweet sounds from the Warren Brothers, the dynamic family musical duo who form part of Zaffa! The Warren Brothers (Rob and Garth Warren) will be performing hits from well known artists, including Johnny Cash, The Killers, Aloe Black and more.

Catch them performing at Wahooz each Sunday with friends throughout October from 12pm to 4pm and relax whilst enjoying the tasty menu and specialised cocktails to add to the rocking vibes.  For more information contact uShaka Marine World on 031 328 8000

(Source – Publicity Matters)

Six Creative Professional Practice Workshops

The Durban Art Gallery, as part of its mandate to add its weight to help educate, empower and develop the visual arts community in KZN, is hosting a series of free workshops for the creative industries in and around greater Durban.

 

The workshops are designed to assist creatives who wish to enhance their professional practice skills, including: ddefining a strategy related to your individual career plan; artists’ portfolio of work online and off; networking; helpful online resources;  marketing yourself/brand and knowing your value; galleries & agent; funding; writing funding proposals & where to find these funds; residencies, projects, collaborations; gaining the relevant experience; how to price and where to sell your work; how to establish yourself as a professional artist and time management, studio, submission deadlines and meetings.

The workshop schedule is:

Chatsworth Hall (35 Topham Rd) 6 & 7 October 2014

KwaXimba Indoor Sports Centre 15 & 16 October 2014

Redfern Community Hall, Phoenix 20 & 21 October 2014

Inanda, Ntuzuma & KwaMashu Creative Centre (1 Mdubu Rd) 12 & 13 November 2014

Mountview Hall (Amora Dr off Inanda Rd) 25 & 26 November 2014

Isipingo Hall (18 Delta Rd) 5 & 6 December 2014

Entrance is free, but booking is essential. All workshops will start at 09h00-15h00 daily. It is strongly recommended that delegates make themselves available for both days in each instance.  Please bring notebooks and pencils, and refreshments. If you are interested please contact Witty Nyide on 031 3112274/ witty.nyide@durban.gov.za

(Source – Publicity Matters)

Call for entries 2014 WGSA Muse Awards

Entries will be accepted in 8 different categories for scripts including: Feature Film, TV Drama, Radio Drama, TV Comedy, Docu, Animation, Stage plays and Unproduced scripts.

Deadline 30th Nov 2014.

More info and entry details: www.writersguildsa.org/museawards.htm

Power Series Business Breakfasts 

Join Richard Mulvey to learn all about Selling Face to Face.

Cape Town 6 Nov.

Durban 4 Nov.

Johannesburg 5 Nov.

Register Here: http://powerseries.co.za/event-registration/

Build a business workshops

22 October Nelspruit

23 October Polokwane

24 October Bloemfontein

29 October Durban

30 October PE

31 October CapeTown

To Book: http://www.buildabusinessroadshow.co.za/

Yogathon SA

Durban Jewish Club: 19 October

Yogathon SA is a health and wellness campaign- using yoga as a tool to promote healthier lifestyles and raising funds for a good cause. On 19 Oct 2014, South Africa will host three public yogathons in Durban, Cape Town and Gauteng. 1000s are expected to attend – participating in a fun, uplifting guided mass yoga event.

Durban

Time:               7:30am till 9:30am

Venue:             Durban Jewish Club, North Beach

44 Ke Masinga Road (Old Fort Road) Durban

Contact:          Veena|083 711 9580|veena@artofliving.org.za

(Source – Publicity Matters)

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22 October, 6pm, Artisan Gallery, Durban

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imbizo gallery – 6th Nov 2014 – 18h30 – Lifestyle Centre, Ballito

Writers Have You Entered The Commonwealth Short Story Competition?

Details Here:

http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/enter-2015-prize/

 

This edition by Fred Felton

Twitter @fredfelton

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Own a piece of art courtesy of Lyle & Scott

 

South Africa celebrates Lyle & Scott’s 140th Anniversary

allowing you to own a piece of history

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To commemorate 140 years of heritage, artists, fans of the brand and fashion enthusiasts commissioned by Lyle & Scott have created original masterpieces for the 140 series.

You can view them all at www.lyleandscott.co.za

Viewers can bid on the artwork all of which have a reserve of R200.

Each winning bidder will receive an invite to attend the gala as part of the celebrations.

The 140 artworks will take pride of place in Gallery MOMO  on 9th of October 2014.

Each artist will receive full profit from their artwork and the artworks that get the 3 highest bids get R5000, R3000 and R2000 respectively.

DDB will also offer two six month paid internships to student participants.

The 140 collection by Lyle & Scott launches this summer to celebrate Lyle & Scott’s anniversary and Scottish heritage.