Read of the Week

Dakini in the Sky with DiamondsUshka Devi Eartheart Review: Brian Joss A dakini is the Sanskrit name for a sky dancer and is a tantric priestess of...

Independent tackles racism

SOYISO MALITI Independent Media, which publishes the CapeTowner and 14 other Community Newspapers as well as a number of daily and weekend titles, has...

Creating wonderment

David Kramer’s production, District Six - Kanala, opened at the Fugard theatre on Thursday February 11. The date was chosen to coincide with the...

Agulhas II returns

MATTHEW HIRSCH Eager relatives of SA Agulhas II crew were at the V&A Waterfront early last Thursday to welcome the vessel back from Antarctica. The...

To rebuild a home

CARL COLLISON A neat, yet somewhat tired-looking lounge suite is surrounded by black-and-white images of the District Six of yesteryear, maps of the area...

For the love of art… and books

CARL COLLISON The Central Library's art library has scooped the Western Cape Cultural Affairs Award for best contribution to visual arts, including public arts. Nobody...

FreeCall lines connect residents to the City

The City of Cape Town’s health directorate has rolled out FreeCall lines at 24 clinics, where residents can report service-delivery issues while waiting to...

City calls overtime on Overbeek ad

CARL COLLISON The controversy caused as a result of the Zuma Must Fall billboard being erected could see little falling other than the structure...

An icon at play

Hundreds of people flocked to Bree Street on Sunday January 17 to enjoy the vibe and festivities of this year’s first Open Streets event....

Working wonders with wood

CARL COLLISON A desire to bridge the divide between affordable and good quality furniture is what drives Bonga Jwambi to create his chic pieces....