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Lisa Van Wyk

Lisa Van Wyk

Lisa van Wyk is the arts editor, which somehow justifies her looking at pretty pictures all day, reading cool art and culture blogs and having the messiest desk in the office. She likes people who share her passion for art, music, food, wine, travel and all things Turkish. She can't ride a bike, but she can read ancient languages and totally understands the offside rule.
Mandela Day: 6.7 things to do in 67 minutes
Mandela Day: 6.7 things to do in 67 minutes
As the country gears up for Mandela Day on July 18, we all know about the regular ways South Africans will be spending their 67 minutes: handing...
'Sharknado': OMG, WTF, LOL
'Sharknado': OMG, WTF, LOL
The purpose of the film, one assumes, is to prove that the human creativity really can sink lower than Snakes on a Plane, and to see how...
The Durban July: A matric dance for grown-ups
The Durban July: A matric dance for grown-ups
No, it's not a rerun of the Royal Wedding, where silly hats were the order of the day.
Power FM: So far, so good
Power FM: So far, so good
The announcement of the station's lineup weeks ago created a stir on...
Power FM's lineup: The big names making waves
Power FM's lineup: The big names making waves
Power FM was awarded the last available FM radio frequency licence by the Independent Communications Authority of SA in 2011, but the lineup has been kept secret, despite those involved dropping heavy hints on social media in the months...
'Blitz Patrollie': Only slightly more sophisticated than Schuster
'Blitz Patrollie': Only slightly more sophisticated than Schuster
South African police comedy Blitz Patrollie is still to be released to local cinema houses but its creators are already eyeing international...
Psy's 'Gentleman': Yup, he did it again
Psy's 'Gentleman': Yup, he did it again
Psy is back (not that he ever really went away) with a new single, Gentleman. It was released on Sunday to a hungry audience that was, no...
Power FM plans a closely guarded secret for now
Power FM plans a closely guarded secret for now
Despite dropping heavy hints on Twitter, former 702 presenter Eusebius McKaiser declined...
Author Iain Banks reveals he has cancer
Author Iain Banks reveals he has cancer
The best-selling Scottish author released the statement on his website on Wednesday....
Variation of ANCYL domain redirects to DA Youth site
Variation of ANCYL domain redirects to DA Youth site
An internet user has bought the URL ancyl.co.za and replaced it with a redirect to the website of the Democratic Alliance Youth.
Andries Botha's elephant sculptures to be completed at last
Andries Botha's elephant sculptures to be completed at last
Work will resume on three controversial Durban elephant sculptures that reminded the ANC-led municipality of the Inkatha Freedom...
Jill Scott to headline at the Cape Town jazz festival
Jill Scott to headline at the Cape Town jazz festival
Organisers of the jazz festival announced the full line-up on Tuesday afternoon.