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Die Benoemings van die finaliste in die Ghoema 2017 Beste Hip Hop Liedjie Kategorie is aangekondig en nou jan jy stem vir jou gunsteling uit die vyf liedjies wat benoem was.
Veels Geluk aan Early B, Hemel Besem, Jerome Rex en Linkris met hul benoemings as die Ghoema 2017 Finaliste in die Beste Hip Hop Liedjie Van Die Jaar Kategorie.

Smoortjies en Smoothies is intended to take us on journey of tastes and flavours and to get the event we had to take a little journey to the town of Paarl. As we were winding our way through the beautiful rural scenery, we were wondering how anyone not familiar with the area would even find the venue but once we arrived at the Old Mill Theatre, we realised that the trip was going to be all worth it.


No, Smoortjies & Smoothies is not a food festival but it was definitely a feast filled with musical flavour.

She was seven years old when her dad already knew what we are all now discovering.
Celest Schoemans' father knew then that his daughter is destined to be a star.

That she is Super Talented and will continue to gain in popularity is no doubt a fact, but we at Bruinou.com also found her to be really charming and delightful and those  endearing features are what will gain her many more fans.

There I was, enjoying my Sunday morning, reading about corruption, SONA17 and yesterday's soccer match at Loftus, when the below gem on Coloured culture caught my eye.
I read through the first few lines, and nearly choked on my coffee!!


Apparently the practice of "vat en sit" is part of Coloured culture. This is according to a white female author Paula Marais who "verified" this little tit bit after interviewing members of the community.

The objective of the Jazz on The Vlei Mini Concert series is to provide young and upcoming artists with a platform to show off their skills and to share the stage with more experienced artists.
The first mini concert in the 2017 series which is playfully dubbed "Love Bite" will take place on 25 February

A judge in the Cape Town High Court on Tuesday displayed utter arrogance and such a blatant lack of empathy with a complete disregard for the poor that it raises concerns about how our judicial system is still frought with systemic racism.
Irrespective of the merits of the case, his attitude continues to uphold and is in fact a manifestation of the Systemic & Structural Racism which we need to eradicate.

In his spate of remarks, Judge Leslie Weinkove shows that he clearly has no clue or simply chooses to ignore the impact which Systemic & Structural Racism has on the majority of South Africa's population especially the poor who are being displaced in the case he is presiding over.

Our aim has always been to create dialogue among people who fall within the Coloured population group exactly because we all have diversely differing ideas about what our group identity entails.
We take a look at how a 2015 Article by Eusebius McKaiser, The Coloured Mentality Video Series, The Indigenous Liberation Walk and Bruinou.com's Raison d'etre all tie in with each other.

Monday, 30 January 2017 17:04

Art & Design Taking Huge Strides with 7 Steps Hub

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The Capetonian who seems to always be on a mission to do something extraordinary and who single-handedly took Cape Town and South Africa by storm with his #WaydesWelcome campaign has a new mission.
Clint White's new brainchild, 7 Steps Hub, is already forging full-steam ahead.

Soli Philander is back on stage doing what he does best. His new show Nice Coat / Lekker Jas runs from 18 to 21 January at 8pm at the Masque Theatre in Muizenberg.


So imagine you are a visitor to The Mother City... Somebody has to show you around, give you the lowdown on the locals and the hotspots, and skill you to make the most of your stay in The Beautiful Cape. Soli Philander, his tongue firmly in his cheek, profiles the Cape Town of his experience with all its foibles, flaws and fabulousness.

Die storie van Boesman Myt is veel meer algemeen as wat mense besef en hoewel 'n mens later agterkom dat haar storie hom eintlik net so oor die twee dekades terug afspeel, hoor ons nog steeds so nou en dan 'n fluisterstorie of ons sien en lees flinkweg 'n klein koerantberiggie oor 'n soortgelyke geval hier op die Kaapsevlaktes.

Denver Lopez vertel die verhaal van een vrou maar Boesman Myt verteenwoordig ook 'n groot getal voorheen-landelike vrouens wie se stories almal as persoonlike geheimpies gedra word sonder om te kla. Baie van hulle het dalk nie onder dieselfde omstandighede in die Kaap beland nie en dalk moes hulle nie alles van dieselfde gruwele verduur nie maar dat hulle met alle soorte beloftes Kaap toe gebring is en dat hulle onmenslike werksomstandighede moes verduur is wat Boesman Myt hulle storie en ja, ook ons almal se storie maak.