TV series: ordinary people show the way

The third episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring up-and-coming musician Brandon Phillips, community farmer Jimmy Botha, and high school with a difference The Ethembeni Enrichment Centre, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday, 6 November.

Telling inspirational South African stories

The second episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring actress and comedienne Shimmy Isaacs, architect Mokena Makeka and showjumping pioneer Enos Mafokate, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday.

South African actresses make it big in Hollywood

Two South African actresses have recently scored impressive roles in Hollywood productions: Nondumiso Tembe will star in the hit series True Blood, while Terry Pheto will play in one of the most popular and longest running soap operas, The Bold and the Beautiful.
South Africa's Fugard recieves lifetime Tony

Get set for a National Arts Fest feast

A spirit of artistic innovation with a range of national, continental and world premieres in theatre, dance, music and visual art will be celebrated at this year's National Arts Festival, taking place in Grahamstown from 30 June to 10 July.

Local author gets top sci-fi award

Writer Lauren Beukes has made literary history by becoming the first South African to capture the Arthur C Clarke Award in the 25-year history of the prestigious science fiction accolade.
Arts festival with an edge 

New drive for Gauteng tourism

Building on the momentum of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, the Gauteng Tourism Authority has launched a new campaign to promote domestic tourism in the province.
Tourism to cash in on 2010 boom