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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
Forget handing out T-shirts and textbooks only on former president Nelson Mandela's birthday, here's 6.7 things you can do in 67 minutes any day.
'Sharknado': OMG, WTF, LOL
'Sharknado': OMG, WTF, LOL
The trailer for "Sharknado", a new made-for-TV film starring notable thespian Tara Reid, has made its internet debut. And we are to blame.
The Durban July: A matric dance for grown-ups
The Durban July: A matric dance for grown-ups
Under great duress, we take a look at some of the silliest outfits from this year's event - themed "Posh? Oh my gosh!"
Power FM: So far, so good
Power FM: So far, so good
Power FM started broadcasting on Tuesday, and, despite a few technical hitches, listeners have not been disappointed.
Power FM's lineup: The big names making waves
Power FM's lineup: The big names making waves
After months of speculation Power FM - the new radio station aimed at an urban audience - has finally announced its high-profile lineup.
'Blitz Patrollie': Only slightly more sophisticated than Schuster
'Blitz Patrollie': Only slightly more sophisticated than Schuster
The M&G spoke to Kagiso Lediga, the writer of comedy "Blitz Patrollie", about taking South African comedy on to a global stage.
Psy's 'Gentleman': Yup, he did it again
Psy's 'Gentleman': Yup, he did it again
A day after its release, Psy's new single, 'Gentleman', has already broken YouTube records.
Power FM plans a closely guarded secret for now
Power FM plans a closely guarded secret for now
Power FM is set to launch in Gauteng this year, but details of which personalities have been chosen to represent the station remain sketchy.
Author Iain Banks reveals he has cancer
Author Iain Banks reveals he has cancer
The author of 'The Wasp Factory' and 'The Crow Road' has released a statement saying he has months to live.
Variation of ANCYL domain redirects to DA Youth site
Variation of ANCYL domain redirects to DA Youth site
People looking for the ANC Youth League website at ancyl.co.za will be amused to find it redirects 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
The artist and the eThekwini Municipality have now reached an out-of-court settlement after work on the project was halted in 2010.