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Out in Africa SA Gay & Lesbian Film Festival film offerings

The Out in Africa SA Gay and Lesbian Film Festival was launched in 1994 and runs at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town and at Hyde Park in Johannesburg from the 1st to the 10th of April. This year’s festival has a line-up of eight features and two short films. Two additional seasons of the … Continue reading

Jamali to release new album

Jamali is releasing a new album called Toxic Candy, which they say is a combination of love ballads and a darker side of dance and electronic anthems. Jamali was formed after the 2004 Popstars and is made up of Liesl Penniken, Jacqui Carpede and Mariechan Luiters. Toxic Candy is their fourth album. It will be … Continue reading

Preview Katy Perry's E.T Video

Katy Perry’s latest video, for her song entitled E.T, is set to be released soon. Katy appears as an avatar in the video. According to this website, Katy is an alien who comes to earth sometime in the future and finds life here. Listen to the full song: Sources:

'Ag Please Daddy' singer in SA

‘Ag Pleez Daddy’ singer, Jeremy Taylor, is in South Africa for a while. He left South Africa to live in Wales in 1994. He is back in the country for a few performances in Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg. “All my old fans are coming to the show and you know what, they all remember … Continue reading

Hopeville gets 9 nominations for the Africa Movie Academy Awards

South African movie, Hopeville, which was co-produced by Curious Pictures, Heartlines and SABC Education, has received 9 nominations for the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). The movie has been nominated in the following categories: production design cinematography screenplay editing young actor actress in supporting role actor in supporting role actor in leading role film Hopeville … Continue reading

StepUp or Step Out dance reality show audition times

I previously wrote about a new reality dance show called Step Up or Step Out that will be shown on etv. The show will follow the journey of eight street dance crews from across South Africa as they take on the challenge of executing thrilling dance routines to avoid elimination and dance their way to … Continue reading

SA short film to be screened at ReelWorld Film Festival

A South African short film called Dirty Laundry will be screened at the ReelWorld Film Festival in Canada in April. The movie is directed by Stephen Abbot who also co-wrote the script with Eduan van Jaarsveld. The movie, which is 16 minutes long, tells the story of Roger who is busy doing his laundry at … Continue reading

SA-based scientist makes the Thomson Reuters list

Suprakas Sinha-Ray, an Indian immigrant who works at South Africa’s Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, has made it onto the Thomson Reuters list of the world’s top 100 chemists of the decade. Sinha-Ray came in at number 50 on the list and is the only representative from the African continent. Since approximately one-million chemists … Continue reading