Lisa Van Wyk

Oh, the things you can find if you don’t stay behind!

I am at home when I am in transit. I realised this when reading a debate about the respective merits and flaws of Cape Town and Durban.

The art of city eating

I want to live at Narina Trogon. I want those beautifully designed tables and chairs, bright, airy spaces and intriguing artwork to be mine.

Tempting times at Il Giardino Degli Ulivi

Il Giardino Degli Ulivi is a beautiful restaurant by night. It is strung with fairy lights, and you get the best elements of an alfresco restaurant.

Take2: Cheap shots

President Jacob Zuma threatened criminals with a shoot-to-kill policy this week, re-igniting the debate on the rights of criminals in SA.

Advertisers in a flap

SA's advertising industry has a good reputation -- and for good reason -- but what do you think of the Loerie winners?

Smartie Partie! Having fun with other races

Here is a list of places you can go to meet people of different colours, shapes and sizes, and hopefully make some real-life friends in the process.

Soweto Gospel Choir bids farewell to the Fringe

The Soweto Gospel Choir will give their last performance on the Fringe this year, it has been reported.

How to make a South African sci-fi blockbuster

If you follow all the rules, as <i>District 9</i> did, topping the box office is not necessarily a surprise.

Steps in a new direction

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Dance Umbrella. The festival began in 1989 as a three day showcase of local talent.

Rock legend to pull some strings in Jozi

Richard Lloyd was one of the guitarists behind Television, the New York band widely considered to be one of the founders of the punk rock movement.

A feast of Easter treats

The Easter weekend promises to be a busy one for lovers of live music, with festivals offering diverse line-ups around the country.

Reaching out to touch

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