The Baakens Valley Community Partenship (BVCP) is hosting a Freedom Day Picnic in the Park at Settlers Park (entrance off How street) on Saturday the 27th April 2013 from 1 till 4pm. Relax and enjoy the Freedom Day afternoon with music, singing, poetry and nature walks! Bring your own picnic refreshments, chairs and blankets. Entrance is free so get out there for the afternoon with your whole family and soak in all the Baakens Valley has to offer. The Baakens Valley runs through the heart of Port Elizabeth and is one of the city’s treasured gems. The BVCP form part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, WESSA and other environmental groups, their objective is to grow the Baakens Valley as a safe community resource and
Summer holidays are almost upon us, the evenings are alive with Christmas beetles buzzing, children playing, and all those delicious neighbourhood braai aromas. One of the greatest seasonal events to really get you in the Christmas spirit is Carols by Candlelight - an evening of bliss with your loved ones, beautiful candles flickering against the night sky and sweet Nativity sounds drifting around your ears. The Baakens Valley Community Partenship (BVCP) is hosting their 4th annual Carols by Candlelight in Settlers Park on Saturday the 1st of December 2012 from 6 till 9pm. Local signing stars Niqui Cloete-Barrass and Marlize Kruger will whisk you off on a musical journey with songs full of Christmas cheer, an evening for the
Port Elizabethans get down to The Boardwalk and get your groove on this November 4th with, Johnny Clegg and his 6 piece band for a world class performance filled with all the familiar favourites of one South Africa’s legendary muso's. Having recently returned from sold out shows in America, Canada, France and Monte Carlo where Johnny Clegg received a standing ovation at the Opera House for his performance for Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco, the extremely talented Johnny Clegg is headed for the Eastern Cape to show us just what he’s made of! Dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter, academic, activist and French knight, the humble Clegg also campaigned against the injustice of apartheid South Africa and has
Zebra and Giraffe, hailed as one of South Africa’s most dynamic live acts will show you just why they are when they hit the road this September to introduce fans to their latest album, The Wisest Ones. Boasting an impressive collection of awards such as the 2009 South African Music Awards win for Best Rock Album, Collected Memories, and the same year, the MTV Africa Music Awards win for Best Alternative, Collected Memories, The Wisest Ones showcases the bands desire to experiment while solidifying their roots as one of SA’s most prominent alternative-rock groups. With big plans for the future and a very busy schedule lined up, the tour takes the band to the USA in October and to Europe in early 2013, but not before one more
Wat die Hart van vol is 2 bring weer ‘n vars kykie op hoe die liefde die wêreld laat draai wanneer dié kabaret van 31 Mei tot 2 Junie vanjaar by die PEMADS Little Theatre in Sentraal op die planke gebring word. Onder die regie van Riaan Hanekom en Marelize Booyens, sing, vertel én dans Wat die hart van vol is 2 oud en jonk na ‘n tyd en plek waar die liefde lê. Of mense nou pasgetroud is, besig is om saam oud te word, of bloot die opwinding van ‘n nuwe liefde vir iemand koester, dié kabaret is vir jóú geskryf. Hanekom, wat ook verantwoordelik was vir die eerste Wat die Hart van vol is, het gesê wanneer dit by die liefde kom kan mens nooit uitgepraat raak nie.
The Venue has changed - now showing at Elizabeth Place, Pickering Str, Newton Park. TwoTone a Port Elizabeth based music Production Company with international experience in musical entertainment presents Tuxedo Club for one night only at on 25 May 2012. New Venue Elizabeth Place, Pickering Str, Newton Park. Director, Ulagh Williams leads the sexy, suave cast as they perform timeless classics and popular sing-along hits while audience members can once again swing it up on the dance floor until late! The cast features a dynamite line-up of entertainers and TwoTone’s Bandstand Boys (a live brass section featuring some of Nelson Mandela Bay’s top musicians). Michael Buble meets ol’ Blue Eyes, the Rat Pack
This show has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Crazy Diamond a tribute to Pink Floyd is coming to Port Elizabeth on the 19th of May 2012. The electrifying multi-dimensional show has been staged more than forty times since 2008. “Audiences were mesmerized during the show by the authenticity as well as the magic of the evergreen music of one of the greatest rock bands in history.” The success of the show continues to take the country by storm. Musician Mel Botes and the producer of the show admits that the music of Pink Floyd had a big influence on his music career. He previously thought that he could not do justice to the authenticity of the music, but since he took to the stage with Crazy Diamond - A