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Corinne Willoughby on at the Grahamstown Festival again

Corinne
Local talent, Corinne Willoughby, will be at the Grahamstown Festival again this year, this time with Living it up at the Heartbreak Café.Corinne Willoughby’s mischievous pixie face is well-known on stages and TV screens by audiences all over the country. Many also remember her as...

On the beat with Multi Security

Multi Security
The last two weeks (25 May to 5 June) were relatively crime-free, according to the reports from Multi Security, who seem to have spent a great deal of their time attending to complaints about cattle on the road, complaints about suspicious-looking people and vehicles,...

Crescendo no. 27 – Part 1

The erstwhile Lutheran theology student and later music master, Friedrich Wieck of Toergau in Saxony, was both highly intelligent and musically talented. However, in common with a great proportion of mankind, he cherished the fallacy that passion is synonymous with love. At the age...

A Carnival Classic at the Castle

Last Sunday’s performance at Richmond House – Carnival Classic at the Castle - with cellist Berthine van Schoor and pianist Annalien Ball is reviewed by Sue Gordon, who has been organising Classics at the Castle for the past ten years.  The jazz and classical...

Stenden holds its 15th graduation ceremony

Stenden students
Stenden’s annual graduation ceremony is always a heart-warming, glittering affair, and this year was no different, when 45 graduates were sent off into the world with style and much applause, including the waves of ululation that have come to typify South African graduation ceremonies...

On the beat with Multi Security

Multi Security
There were remarkably few incidents of crime reported by Multi-Security in the Ndlambe area over the period since Easter, including the long weekend from Freedom Day to Labour Day. All the incidents occurred in Port Alfred.On the evening of Sunday 30 April, between 19h00...

Annual Bathurst Book Fair coming up

Book lovers of all ages will be thrilled to hear that the annual BBF – Bathurst Book Fair – is indeed happening this year, despite any rumours to the contrary.  On Sunday 30 April from 09h30 – 14h00, the Centre of the Universe aka...

On the beat with Multi Security

Multi Security
Crime usually increases during the school holidays, as is borne out by the Multi Security reports, although one can only speculate about the reasons for this: more visitors in town, who are perhaps less security conscious than they should be; long weekends – the...

Trio ANica plays at Richmond House

Richmond House
On Sunday 9 April, the much looked forward to concert of the Trio ANica at Richmond House, better known as ‘the Castle’, took place in front of a full house.There was little doubt that the concert was going to be popular, with tickets sold...

Sakhuluntu Youth Group benefits from Pigs for People

Lisa Came, daughter of Gavin and Lucille Came, owners of Bathurst’s Historic Pig and Whistle Inn since April 2011, started the Pigs for People fundraising project about three years ago, to raise funds for various needy causes in Bathurst.Lisa had the idea of having...