Ever wished you could play Cape Town Monopoly? Well, very soon, this dream will become an amazing reality, when the brand new Monopoly Here & Now World Edition board game is released. Our favourite city in the world was selected along with 40 other top destinations in the 80th anniversary edition of this extremely popular board game, after collaborating with BuzzFeed and fans around the world to vote for cities to be included. Rather fittingly, this news was announced on Thursday, which happened to be not only the very first World Monopoly Day but also the Monopoly brand's birthday. While visitors and locals have long known that [more]
Just in case you did not already know this... Michael Buble is coming to Cape Town this week on Thursday 19 March 2015. This naturalised Italian Canadian super star has sold over 45 million albums around the world, with his last 'Crazy Love' tour selling out in 80 cities across the U.S as well as South Africa. His latest song, 'To Be Loved' (off the album of the same name) has hit number 1 on Billboard magazine's top 200 pop charts too, showing just how much the world loves Mr. Buble. Speaking from my own experience, I am super excited about the upcoming Michael Buble concert in Cape [more]
Cape Town Carnival 2015 will be taking place on Saturday 14 March 2015, and unless you really want to miss out on something truly ahmahzing, you really should try and be there! Now in its sixth year, this event can only be described as a uniquely African take on Mardi Gras, with a great cause. The carnival brings together a diversity of people, cultures and influences, to unit the people through art, performance, music, colour and entertainment. The highlight of the event is the annual procession, which is themed each year. This year, the theme is Elemental: Celebrating Fire, Water, Air and Earth.
Now in its 16th year, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2015 event takes place from Friday 27 March to Saturday 28 March 2015. If you are a fan of the sweet, soothing sounds of trumpet, sax, big bass and piano, you may already have your tickets secured to this world-class music festival in South Africa. If you haven't yet gotten your tickets, the news that tickets are sold out may be frustrating - before you give you totally however, note that sometimes, tickets to large events like this can become available closer to the time. So don't give up hope just yet! As a relative newcomer to jazz, there is so [more]
The Community Chest Carnival 2015 is an event that promises good old-fashioned fun, fairground rides and all the goodness that you'd expect from an end-of-summer carnival in Cape Town. Taking place from Wednesday 25 February to Saturday 28 February, the event is held at Maynardville Park in the southern suburbs hamlet of Wynberg. Take some friends, bring the kids and enjoy a fun day (or night) out at this entertaining local carnival. I can still remember the first time my folks took me to this carnival. The smell of smoky barbeque and straw, the excited shrieks of joy from the rides such as the big wheel and the octopus arm contraption... the [more]