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Ill Major Movement's new monthly event BPM kicks off with a bang on 6 August 2022 at Downtime in Elsies River Industria where some of Cape Town's most dangerous Beat Makers will display their skills live on Drum Machines and Sampler.

 

The BPM (Beats Per Minute) event includes a Sample Flip Challenge where beat makers are tested by making new beats with a sample provided and MC's getting down on those new beats in a live show.

Published in Entertainment News

Tarryn Wyngaard, best known for her role as Jenny, the childhood sweetheart of the main character AB, in the Oscar-nominated 2015 feature film Noem My Skollie, plays one of the lead characters named Jaz in the Showmax Original horror series Pulse, currently available for streaming.


In Pulse a group of game creators discover that survival is no longer just a game when an electromagnetic pulse bomb fries every electrical circuit in their office high-rise – and people’s heads.

Published in Entertainment News
Theo Abrahams, a seemingly Average Joe but with a lethal set of skills, goes on the run when he's accused of a crime he doesn't even remember committing.
The ensuing chaos leads him down the rabbit hole of a conspiracy at the highest levels of government.


Suffering from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and unable to return to work, ex-fireman Theo Abrahams (Jarrid Geduld) turns to alcohol and becomes increasingly frustrated and volatile.

Theo’s world is rocked when his journalist wife Angela (Nicole Fortuin) is murdered – and he is the prime suspect. He soon finds himself on the run from the police for a murder he is positive he didn’t commit. But was he framed? Or did one of his violent nightmares cause him to do something he didn’t mean to do?

Published in Entertainment News
Ridley Scott's thrilling Sci-Fi Action Series Raised by Wolves which is palming in rave reviews and accolades is the biggest international television series ever filmed in Cape Town and Season 2 currently on Showmax now also stars Cape Town born and raised Hollywood actress Kim Engelbrecht.

Ridley Scott is by no stretch of the imagination one of the biggest Sci-Fi Action film and television directors ever with Alien & Blade Runner just two of his many memorable films.
Season 1 of Raised by Wolves was already a runaway success and the addition of Kim Engelbrech who needs no introduction to South African film and television audiences will definitely add to its popularity.
Published in Entertainment News

For anyone finishing high school, attending their Matric Ball aka Senior Prom is a highlight that caps a 13 year long school career from Grade R to Grade 12 and almost every school learner looks forward to that day.

A Cape Flats teen from Valhalla Park who attended Elsies River High School had other plans.

Jade le Roux gave up the Glits & Glamour of attending her Matric Ball and instead served 150 needy people with a meal and threw a party to honour her local community hero Charlene Petersen.

Published in Community News
Omtesê, somma 'n helese Drietalige Dictionary van Kaaps, en djy van alle mense kan oek deel wies ha'van.*
Of dit nou 'n storieskrywer of digter is, 'n rapper of sanger is, 'n verhoog, film en tv akteur of  vermaaklikheids-kunstenaar is wie hulle ding kyk in Kaaps oftewel Afrikaaps en of dit nou maar net iemand is wie 'n voorliefde het vir Kaaps en die taal van nature daagliks gebruik is die Drietalige Woordeboek van Kaaps iets wat jou en ons almal se uitkyk op taalgebruik kan verander.
The exciting thing about the Kaaps Dictionary project is that you can become part of the process.
Published in Community News
For the first time in its 70 year history the Western Province Natural Bodybuilding Union (WPNBBU) is under the leadership of a woman. Lolene Lawrence is also the youngest chairperson ever to head up the WPNBBU.

Lolene is no newcomer to the administration of Natural Body Building. She has for a number of years been the Chief Judge of the WP Union ensuring that provincial competitions are run to the highest international standards.
Lolene has also for a year served as the Interim Chairperson of the WPNBBU in 2020.
Published in Sports News
Ghoema Woema is an exiting and lively documentary taking a look into the culure of Cape Jazz.
The Unique Music Style, The Dance Style and The Jazz Club Culture are all intertwined to define what is Cape Jazz. 
Published in Entertainment News
Wednesday, 07 October 2020 20:35

Action Kommandant Now On Showmax

The 2016 film Action Kommandant that tells the story of South African freedom fighter, Ashley Kriel is finally available on Showmax.
Ashley Kriel grew up in a working class family on the Cape Flats and came to be recognized as the icon of South Africa's 1980's youth resistance.
The film is an intimate portrayal of this son, brother and revolutionary who became known as the Che Guevara of Bonteheuwel.

Published in Entertainment News
So we're doing Tweede Nuwejaar tomorrow, the 4th of January
The sentence it's own irony
Cause it's TWEEDE Nuwejaar for a reason you know
Check your his- and her-story
But keep not noticing how the City side-lines the majority culture
If disregard and exploitation had a face
Cape Town would be that vulture
Published in Opinions
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