The first annual South African International Tattoo Convention will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 24 to 26 March, showcasing not only home-grown talent but artists from all over the world representing the likes of Australia, Germany, Ireland, South Korea, Spain, the Netherlands and the United States.
The 200-year-old national museum housing our most valuable historical artefacts in the Company’s Garden will also soon be home to state-of-the-art digital facilities, as the Iziko Planetarium enters a new era of technological advancement and repositions the role of the modern-day museum.
Have you ever wondered how many lives could be changed with a donation as small as R5? Chalk & Cork, a restaurant in Kloof Street, has started a charity that trains future chefs – all for an extra R5 added to the bill.
A partnership between the City of Cape Town and FEDHASA Cape, the hospitality industry body, will open up opportunities for 20 young people to be placed in the industry for 12 months of training and work experience.
The sixth Open Book Festival closed on Sunday 11 September, cementing central Cape Town’s place at the cutting edge of national conversations spanning culture, literature, politics, economics and globalisation. Not to mention the place of books, publishers, authors and readers in our fast-changing times.