Muizenberg High School is 120 years old and former pupil and Tv Star Chantal Stanfield comes back to school to give back this weekend

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Muizenberg High School is 120 years old! In celebration of this feat, a show has been devised incorporating the history of Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa and, of course, Muizenberg High School.

Conceived and directed by Coleen van Staden with the assistance of Celia Musikanth, “Legacy 120 – the show” will be on the boards on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 October starting at 19:00.

Audiences are invited to take a journey through a series of snapshot scenes and moments that depict the last 120 years. Against the backdrop of a changing South Africa, “Legacy 120, the show”, brings to life some of the school’s history and highlights, its values and vision.

A very exciting component of this show is Chantal Stanfield, well known TV star, stage performer and singer (to mention just some of her attributes) who will be performing her song “Walk it off” with backing dancing by most of the cast.

Chantal is a proud past pupil of Muizenberg High and excitement mounts with the learners itching to accompany her on stage!

The school’s Legacy of Life Long Learning is evident in the commitment and enthusiasm that the cast of learners has shown. They are sure to take much of this journey with them into adulthood. Their contribution is the heart and soul of this production.

To book contact the school directly please:

– Trevor Noah Announces First Ever Arena Run With Loud & Clear Tour 2019

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Trevor Noah is crossing North America on his first ever arena outing with the Loud & Clear Tour 2019. Kicking off January 18 in Toronto, the 28-city tour will visit cities including Tampa, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and many more. The Daily Show host and celebrated comedian is known around the world for his insightful and authentic take on politics and current events. Born in South Africa during the end of apartheid, he often shares incisive social and political commentary on his Comedy Central The Daily Showplatform and through his various stand-up specials and writing. In 2016, Trevor released his first book Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, which became an instant New York Times bestseller.

Trevor Noah Announces First Ever Arena Run With Loud & Clear Tour 2019

Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 19 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.

TREVOR NOAH LOUD & CLEAR TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
Fri, January 11, 2019 Toronto, ON Sony Centre*
Sat, January 12, 2019 Toronto, ON Sony Centre*
Fri, January 18, 2019 Norfolk, VA Constant Convocation Center
Sat, January 19, 2019 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
Sun, January 20, 2019 Tampa, FL Yeungling Center
Fri, January 25, 2019 Ottawa, ON TD Place Arena*
Sat, January 26, 2019 Bethlehem, PA Sands Casino
Fri, February 01, 2019 Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Symphony Hall
Sat, February 02, 2019 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre
Fri, February 08, 2019 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center
Sat, February 09, 2019 St. Paul, MN Excel Arena
Fri, February 15, 2019 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
Sun, February 17, 2019 Asheville, NC US Cellular Center
Fri, March 15, 2019 Hollywood, FL Hard Rock Seminole*
Sat, March 16, 2019 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Fri, March 22, 2019 Greenville, SC Bon Secours Arena
Sat, March 23, 2019 Charleston, SC Charleston Coliseum
Fri, April 12, 2019 Amherst, MA Mullins Center
Sat, April 13, 2019 Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena
Fri, April 19, 2019 Irving, TX The Music Factory
Fri, April 26, 2019 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Sat, April 27, 2019 Chicago, IL United Center
Fri, May 03, 2019 Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Opera House
Fri, May 31, 2019 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
Sat, June 01, 2019 Hershey, PA Giant Center (Hershey Theatre)
Sun, June 14, 2019 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theatre*
Fri, June 21, 2019 Fayetteville, AR Walmart Amphitheatre
Sat, June 22, 2019 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Amphitheatre
Fri, November 15, 2019 Medford, MA Chevalier Theatre*

*Date not produced by Live Nation

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JONATHAN BUTLER PERFORMS IN PAARL this Saturday 13 October

JONATHAN BUTLER PERFORMS IN PAARL

Capetonians will have the privilege of seeing South African-born music superstar Jonathan Butler in action this Saturday at the Nederburg Wine Farm in Paarl.

Butler, who was born in Athlone on the Cape Flats during the Apartheid years, will be backed up by local band Top Dog. Other performers on the bill include local gospel and jazz sensation Jonathan Rubain, saxophonist Dale Patience, vocal powerhouse Elwira Standili, Paarl rapper Mr Ferl and another Paarl boy, the talented keyboard player Marco Mentoor with MM Productions.

John Maralack from the Connect Church (previously the Valley Christian Fellowship), who are presenting the show as a fundraiser, said they were lucky to get Butler to perform for them. “We have done some shows on a smaller scale before, but nothing nearly as big as this one. We actually got him through a common friend.

“He was in the country and he was available, so we thought it would be a good thing to get him to perform. I think the last time Jonathan performed in Paarl was in the early 80’s, so it’s a good thing for Paarl – and the Western Cape – to come out and see a world superstar in action. We will also have the mayor of the Drakenstein Municipality, Conrad Poole, there to welcome Jonathan.”

Saturday’s concert starts at 17:00 with gates opening at 16:00. VIP tickets cost R500, which include VIP seating, snacks, a meet and greet, and VIP parking. Other tickets cost R200 but people who buy more than ten tickets will get them at R150. Tickets are available online at Webtickets and at Pick n Pay. Tickets bought at the gate on Saturday will cost R250. Kids under 12 get free entry.

It is a picnic concert, so people are welcome to bring chairs and blankets, but no tables are allowed. No alcohol will be allowed, as it will be on sale.

A guitar signed by Butler and an oil painting of Butler performing, created by Iymanyi Belachew during the show, will be on auction.

For more information, email hello or call John Maralack at 061-5421598.

only in USA ! A Series Of Conversations With President Bill Clinton And Former Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will take part in a series of conversations across 13 cities in North America, kicking off on November 18, 2018 in Las Vegas and visiting additional cities starting in April 2019. The events, produced by Live Nation, are titled “An Evening with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton” and will feature joint on stage conversations with the two leaders sharing stories and inspiring anecdotes that shaped their historic careers in public service, while also discussing issues of the day and looking towards the future.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 12th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. A list of all event cities is included below.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear one-of-a-kind conversations with the two leaders as they tell their stories from some of the most impactful moments in modern history. From the American presidency to the halls of the Senate and State Department, to one of the United States’ most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections, they provide a unique perspective on the past, and remarkable insight into where we go from here.

Date Location Venue
Sun, Nov 18, 2018 Las Vegas, NV Park Theater
Tue Nov 27, 2018 Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
Wed Nov 28, 2018 Montreal, PQ Bell Centre
Tue Dec 4, 2018 Sugar Land, TX Smart Financial Center
Thu Apr 11, 2019 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre
Fri Apr 12, 2019 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Sat Apr 13, 2019 Philadelphia, PA The Met
Fri Apr 26, 2019 Wallingford, CT Toyota Oakdale Theatre
Sat Apr 27, 2019 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall
Tue Apr 30, 2019 Boston, MA Opera House
Thu May 2, 2019 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Fri May 3, 2019 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater
Sat May 4, 2019 Los Angeles, CA The Forum

About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Disappointed Springboks in agonising defeat to the All Blacks

The All Blacks win a humdinger of a test match

The disappointed Springboks rued ‘soft moments’ that cost them a famous double over world No 1 New Zealand, but came away with burgeoning self-belief, despite a heart-breaking two-point defeat (32-30) in a Castle Lager Rugby Championship clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.

The Springboks held a 12-point advantage going into the final five minutes but the never-say-die All Blacks scored two converted tries in the dying moments of the game to claim a famous victory.

“For 70 minutes we did a lot of things right, but we had some soft moments and against the No 1 team in the world you can’t afford to do that,” said Siya Kolisi, Springbok captain.

“That’s probably where we lost it. I don’t think we deserved to lose but they really stuck to their game and perhaps we switched off for a split second.”

The teams both kicked two first half penalty goals to be tied at 6-6 at the break, but the Springboks scored three second half tries through Jesse Kriel, Damian de Allende and Cheslin Kolbe to take what appeared a commanding 30-13 lead with only a quarter of the match remaining.

Handre Pollard had been flawless from the kicking tee to kick six out of six for a personal haul of 15 points from three conversions and three penalty goals as the clock counted down on what appeared to be near certain victory.

However, tries by Rieko Ioane, Scott Barrett and Ardie Savea in the final 18 minutes – to add to an earlier score by Aaron Smith – stole victory for New Zealand.

Rassie Erasmus, Director of Rugby, said it was dangerous to talk about positives after a defeat but could not deny his satisfaction at the progress made by the team.

“I’m definitely happy with the progress and the growth we have shown,” Erasmus said. “South African rugby fans are not stupid and there will be criticism of this defeat, but we have shown growth and we will cling on to that.

“The last three games between us have been decided by no more than two points and when we run out against them now, the game can go either way. I’m proud we’ve got back to that position.

“It gives me hope that and belief that if we do a few things right we will be in with a real chance at the next year’s World Cup.”

Erasmus said that the deciding factor was probably New Zealand’s greater experience in tight games.

“I remember from when I was in Ireland, seeing New Zealand come back against the Irish from an impossible positon so I never thought the game was in the bag, even with five minutes to go,” he said.

“That’s New Zealand’s culture, that’s how they do things and that’s where we have to get to. We will learn from this.”

The Springboks are next in action against England at Twickenham on 3 November.

Issued by SA Rugby Communications

A Rugby score 16 -52 at Loftus and an unexpected surprise

THE last two occasions the Springboks hosted the All Blacks in Pretoria the visitors behaved rather rudely, trashing Loftus Versfeld to the tune of 16-52 in 2003 and three years later crushing Jake White’s Boks 45-26.

That opening statement written by my mate Mike Greenaway (16 -52 at Loftus ) inspired me to reflect on a wonderful by product that came out of that fateful day if you supported the Boks.

I was at the game -dressed in Black (All Black = think mad ! ) and I had beers thrown at me and my dear mate Rob Viviani who was with me had a smile all afternoon on his face as I coped abuse from 150kg men who drove bakkies and who thought I was fair game on the walk to the stadium . It was a glorious match.You could hear a pin drop at the final score .I remember walking back past those self same supporters who where a bit better oiled with klippies and coke and the odd beer to be greeted with the words -Julle Manne het goed gespeel -Drunk and gracious -what a combination

That evening I got phoned by my friend Samm Marshall who was on Good Hope FM at the time and asked to be on air on Sunday morning -to talk about the game …I loved this and had a good old cackle .

Good radio indeed -Good Hope loved the chirps and asked me to do a regular once a week chat on a Saturday. This went on for a number of months until Heart FM under the then direction of Selwyn Bartlett heard about the show and offered me a slot on Heart 104.9fm -To shorten the whole story On the Couch was invented or #OTC as it was called and this show ran till 2016 -We had fantastic presenters Fiona Furey ,the late great AZ Abrahams ,Peter Stemmet ,Sam Roy ,Rob Vember and then Tapfuma Makina .We first started with a 15min chat and then it went from 8-9am and then settled on 9 to 10am.

We had the good and the great on the show -The glorious time was during the 2007 World Cup in France ,We had regular crossings to Mike -The chats had color and depth and I think our French even improved.

Mike Greenway even went on to write John Smit’s book “Captain in the Cauldron” a best seller might I add and one of the sureal moments on radio was when the Cape Town book launch happened it was the night before the world cup draw 2010 -which took place on Friday night .We had arranged to speak to Mike on the Saturday as he was leaving to go back to Durban and when we called after about 2 sentences he gave the phone to John Smit and said you chat to him – Wild amazing radio totally off the cuff and unplanned – Smitty had also just done the world cup opening the night before .

I even got to be published for a few years and wrote for SA Rugby Magazine doing a Proust type questionaire .I got the names to do it: Andrew Merthens,Richie McCaw ,and all the top SA rugby players ,It was great fun ,this writing lasted for about 2 years.

I digress back to the rugby stories. Mike and I met at BMG records in 1996 at at music conference ,when the music business was the business ,I will never forget during the one talk by Dave Thompson (he of Idols fame ),Mike mentions ,”Mart cover for me ,I must do a quick phone interview with Mark Andrews ,my reply is ..uck he is a Springbok Rugby player and Mike says yes I also do rugby writing” .Well that sealed a friendship that is still going strong today .He is by far the best writer in the country ,not because he is my mate ,but because the color and opinion is so good and he is normally correct -The bugger ,but we still love him for that .

I remember one year going Durban with my girlfriend Razia (who became my wife ,this must have been 2008 or 2009 ) to see the mighty Sharks on a crest of a wave up against the Crusaders (my side ).McCaw had just come back from an injury layoff and Mike tells me your side stands no chance ,Well mighty McCaw dragged the Sharks around and single handily made mince meat of the Sharks ..I was furious with Green -telling me the Saders had no chance .

When my mom passed away in 2001 Mike and I made a pact we won’t miss All Black games -We have been to Rustenberg (Andre Pretorius saved the Boks bacon that day )
Bloemfontein and Durban for consecutive test matchs -All Blacks lost both and Boks became the number 1 side .We had great fun.even John Smit came to pick up Greenaway to continue writing the book he was doing and drove Greenaway back to Durban -I had the piss taken out of me because I had an All Black shirt on …

We have seen the AB’S in PE in 2011 -The AB’S lost and then last year at Newlands I saw a glorious win by 1 point -Who cares the Blacks won.

Stuart Rubin my great mate came to watch the Boks take it up the nought at Newlands 19 -nil ….What a weekend that was.

I have had Sipho Mabuse sing the SA national anthem at an All Black game at FNB Stadium -The Boks got smashed that day, but the anthem singing was the redeeming feature of the day .

So the motto is when I am at a game in SA the Boks sometimes win, but it wont happen this coming weekend 6 Oct 2018 -The ghost of van Riebeeck won’t appear ,but the AB’S will win by 15 points or more and Mike thank you pushing me all those years ago when my mom passed away -and saying we not missing an All Black game.

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