Keen On Cape Town

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2015/2016 Line-Up

Posted on October 6th, 2015


Get your diaries out – the popular Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts kick off in November and the 2015/2016 line-up has been announced. These shows have become incredibly popular and are one of the highlights on the Mother City’s events calendar. There are some cool established and upcoming bands on this season’s schedule. My picks would… Read More…

Smart ID bank applications on the way soon

Posted on October 5th, 2015


Do you dread standing in the long queues at your local home affairs office? The good news is that if you’re applying for your new smart ID card and you’re a customer of FNB, Standard Bank or Nedbank, then you can skip the home affairs visit and head straight to your local banking branch. FNB… Read More…

Cape Town Sevens rugby tickets going on sale

Posted on September 10th, 2015


Are you looking forward to the upcoming HSBC Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament? If you are, then you’ll be happy to hear that tickets will be on sale from Friday 11 September 2015. The tournament is part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and will take place at Cape Town Stadium on 12 and… Read More…

Ram Slam T20 Cricket Fixtures 2015

Posted on September 9th, 2015


Summer is on the way and that means South Africa’s domestic cricket season is just around the corner as well. The Ram Slam T20 Challenge has become a firm favourite with fans, with big hitting and plenty of action in every game. The addition of international players is also something to look forward to and… Read More…

Cape Town architecture – what will the Mother City look like in the future?

Posted on September 7th, 2015


With a number of new buildings being built in the city, glass as a material has made an encouraging return. It offers transparency, access to views and if used correctly, can minimise electricity costs by optimising natural light-flow into internal spaces. An example of this is the Portside building on the Foreshore, which houses FirstRand… Read More…

Dog-friendly beaches in Cape Town

Posted on September 7th, 2015


This past weekend I overheard two dog owners discussing which Cape Town beaches they could take their four-legged friends for a walk on. The subject has been up for debate in recent times with the City of Cape Town trying to find a solution for dog lovers and also beach-goers who’d prefer not to have… Read More…

Improving public transport one phase at a time

Posted on August 25th, 2015


After four years in operation, the City of Cape Town has so far accomplished the aim of improving public transport in and around the city centre/CBD and reaching as far as the Table View area. The MyCiti Bus system that was launched in 2011 provides the city and other areas within Cape Town, a mode… Read More…

Self-storage grows rapidly

Posted on August 18th, 2015


The growth in the number of self-storage facilities in Cape Town is indicative of a trend amongst Capetonians, and people around the world, to downsize homes for a variety of reasons ranging from economic necessity to a more mobile lifestyle, a report into the burgeoning self-storage market states. ‘Just 15 years ago, self-storage facilities were… Read More…

The Voice SA on the way in 2016

Posted on August 17th, 2015


South Africa will have its own version of the popular singing show The Voice in early 2016. M-Net will broadcast the The Voice SA along with Idols SA, giving all you talented singers out there even more chances to launch a career in the music industry. I enjoy the American version of The Voice. The… Read More…

South Africa cricket fixtures 2015/2016

Posted on August 12th, 2015


Fans of the Proteas have a bumper season of international cricket to look forward to in 2015/2016. The team recently completed a tough series in Bangladesh where things didn’t quite go according to plan. With that said, Bangladesh is clearly a team on the rise in world cricket – something we definitely need more of. New Zealand is… Read More…


Events Guide


Bonfire Hearts

Acoustic, unplugged and Celtic rock

From 20:00, except Sundays at 14:00

At Barnyard Theatre Willowbridge

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David Kramer's Orpheus in Africa

Book now for the Fugard Theatre production of of David Kramer’s brand new musical

From 16h00 / 20h00

At Fugard Theatre

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African Groove

Maskande, Marabente and African Jazz

From 20:15

At Baxter Concert Hall

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