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May 28, 2017

Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro is a beautiful grenade

There are many extraordinary things about Haitian film maker Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro.
May 28, 2017

Anti-rhino poaching movie in the works

Anti-rhino poaching action movie mixes stick fighting with oriental martial arts, writes Phumlani S Langa.
May 28, 2017

This intimate look at power lost will leave a lasting impression

Return of a President looks like any episode of Special Assignment, but there is plenty of contemporary, post-colonial history to learn, and the story leaves a lasting impression.
May 28, 2017

This doccie about a SA photographer is worth the watch

For the better half of the past century, celebrated South African lensman David Goldblatt has turned his camera away from himself, focusing rather on the changing South African landscape.
May 28, 2017

It's time for this pirate movie ship to sink

The pirates have taken to sea for the fifth time now and it’s a little played out. There are a few twists along the way that real fans will enjoy but really, five movies deep? It’s time to dock the ship.
May 28, 2017

Save the date: American Gods on TV this Monday

Make sure to save the date as the much-anticipated US series American Gods is set to air on our TV screens this week.
May 28, 2017

Khoi movie scoops eight international award

It hasn’t even been released in local cinemas yet, but a new, visually spectacular, local film about colonialist Jan van Riebeeck’s little-known Khoi language interpreter – a visionary Khoisan woman – has already bagged eight international awards.
May 28, 2017

Lebo Mashile launches new album on Africa Day

Africa Day did not go unnoticed in social circles, and the Bassline in Newtown, Johannesburg, brought together a special crowd of proudly African souls who looked extraordinary in their African attire.
May 28, 2017

Soulful Donald plans tour to promote album

Afro-soul singer and songwriter Donald Moatshe has released his fourth studio album, Something More.
May 28, 2017

Fury over Sama nominations

Barely hours before the 23rd South African Music Awards (Samas) started at the Sun City Superbowl there were questions around the selection of two songs for the Record of the Year award.
May 28, 2017

Siba’s bestselling My Table bags an award at food world’s Oscars

South African celebrity chef Siba Mtongana’s self-published book, My Table, won an award at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
May 28, 2017

Sorted: From culture to conservation, check out hot events in SA this week

Take in the culture, let the kids learn about conservation or enjoy a little whisky or gin tasting. Phumlani S Langa sorts out your schedule.
May 28, 2017

#WinterEscape: The marvelous Midlands Mouse

A hotel so sumptuous, so inviting, that Zinhle Mapumulo just couldn’t stop enthusing about it. That is the charm of Granny Mouse.
May 28, 2017

Everything you need to know about Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

A multi-million ugrade to the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome has put it on the same level as astronomical institutions worldwide.
May 28, 2017

Dung beetles: nature's most resourceful waste collectors

Every week, #Trending will run an excerpt from Know Your Nation, a punchy book series by Tim Mostert that’s all about the rich culture, history and geography of South Africa. Today’s extract is about the dung beetle.
May 28, 2017

Here's everything you should be watching on TV this week

From the best scripted dramas to the messiest reality shows this is what you should be watching on TV this week.
May 28, 2017

Black women, white babies: The poetry of Koleka Putuma

Koleka Putuma’s performance of her poem Water launched a stellar career for the young writer. Now her debut book is out and, writes Phumlani S Langa, the cover design is as loaded with meaning as the words inside.
May 28, 2017

5 must-see doccies at the Encounters Festival

With more than 60 documentaries at this year’s Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, it’s going to be difficult to choose what to see. We’ve picked some of our favourites:.
May 28, 2017

Can I get an STD from oral sex?

Jade Zwane from City Press answers reader's uncomfortable sex questions.
May 28, 2017

The investment item: Bomber jackets

The iconic feature of these kinds of jackets is the bright orange lining on the inside.
May 26, 2017

It’s all systems go for Durban’s Zakifo festival this weekend

A eclectic line-up of South African and international artists is set to make Durban’s Blue Lagoon rock this weekend with the three-day Zakifo international music festival taking place in the city for the second time this weekend.
May 28, 2017

City Press reviews S’fiso Ncwane's last album

City Press reviews the last album by gospel singer S’fiso Ncwane, who died in December last year.
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