August 16, 2019

The Kitchen: Can't stand the heat

Audiences aren't feeling new Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish movie The Kitchen, and neither is Rhodé Marshall.
August 18, 2019

You are invited to our City Press screening of Back of the Moon

It’s 1958 Sophiatown. On the eve of his home being demolished by apartheid police, Badman, a notorious gangster, decides to fight them to the death. But then Eve, a gorgeous torch singer, is thrust into his orbit. On the last day of his life he finds
August 18, 2019

Restaurant review: Shucked Oyster Bar is a hidden gem

Shucked Oyster Bar in Craighall Park is one of Joburg's best kept secrets, writes Phumlani S Langa.
August 18, 2019

We love Wild Bean Cafe's locally designed cups

#Trending loves the new coffee cup designs of Wild Bean Cafe, revealed a couple of weeks ago. The popular coffee brand called for entrants to create a new look, limited-edition cup that would be available to coffee lovers at their cafés across South
August 18, 2019

New Mzansi Magic show Before I Do is the same old

New Mzansi Magic show Before I Do sees host Andile Gaelesiwe assist couples in resolving their issues so that they can move on to the next step in their relationships. Gaelesiwe is a good host and the issues are pertinent, but the show feels too much like others we've seen before, writes Moroetsana Serame.
August 18, 2019

3 new smartphones, reviewed

We take a look at three new smartphones with unique features that appeal to creators, selfie lovers and travellers.
August 18, 2019

Ms P, ready to make her mark

Palesa Nooe, better known as Ms P, is ready to let Mzansi in and allow us to get to know her a little better through her powerful vocals. Rhodé Marshall chatted to the singer to find out what she’s got planned.
August 18, 2019

What are you up to this weekend?

The end of another month is approaching. This year has just flown by and that might be because we’ve been having so much fun. Phumlani S Langa ensures this continues with the hot picks of events in your city.
August 18, 2019

Mpho Popps ... a decade in the game

Can you believe it? Multitalented comic, actor and presenter Mpho Popps has been in the entertainment industry for 10 years. Thabo Theo Simango catches up with him ahead of the Joburg performance of his birthday tour.
August 18, 2019

Fall for Ayanda Jiya's debut album

ALBUM REVIEW Ayanda Jiya sings about love in the way musicians used to before the death of chivalry. Phumlani S Langa explores her new album.
August 11, 2019

Barbie Wars: Chaka Chaka out, Lira in

Chaka Chaka was unhappy because the doll looked nothing like her. So, it seems, leading global children’s entertainment company, Mattel, decided to go with songstress Lerato “Lira” Molapo, instead.
August 11, 2019

May we fast-forward our film, please?

Fresh from the annual Durban FilmMart, Charl Blignaut would like to go to the future. The films being pitched by the next generation are far more interesting than those currently on screen and new Pan-African conversations are under way.
August 11, 2019

Your real, down-to-mars travel guide

Let’s face it, as young black people in SA, leisure travelling is almost impossible. At the end of the day, travel bloggers sell us a beautifully packaged Instagram lie. Moroetsana Serame delves into the world of travel packages and tries to find trips that we can all afford.
August 12, 2019

Women in law recognised

Barrister gowns were swapped for elegant ball gowns at a glittering inaugural WOZA Women in Law Awards 2019 gala dinner held in Sandton last week. The awards are the brainchild of Rehana Khan Parker and Asha Singhania, who thought it was high time wo
August 11, 2019

Black widow stokvel to be a movie

Tension, betrayal, murder, sex and suspense are the ingredients of a great thriller. Add risky storylining that targets the problems of patriarchy and you have popular South African author and public relations boss Angela Makholwa
August 11, 2019

We reviewed Gigi Lamayne and Burna Boy's new albums

Gigi Lamayne returns to the airwaves after a trying time in her life. Burna Boy is also looking to climb up the charts with his debut album. Phumlani S Langa gets into both.
August 11, 2019

The Terror season two is historic TV ... with chills

The internment of Japanese Americans during World War 2 has never been shown on American television, until now. The second season of the Ridley Scott-produced The Terror features a cast and crew with deep-rooted connections to the war, mostly comprising of actors of Japanese descent. And it has supernatural elements to boot. Rhodé Marshall found it riveting viewing.
August 11, 2019

We tried Col'Cacchio's new CBD pizza

Not only can you smoke weed but now you can eat a CBD pizza and enjoy the goodness of marijuana without getting high ... or so they say. Phumlani S Langa grabs a slice at Col'Cacchio.
August 11, 2019

Restaurant review: Social Parkwood gets a miss

The #Trending team went to Social Parkwood in Rosebank to experience their take on an upmarket shebeen ... it didn't go over well.
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August 18 2019