Culture & Lifestyle
MK is...

MK is…

Just as Roberto Rossellini dissected the lives of the common man to expose realism, an unorthodox and ground-breaking campaign has been launched by Ogilvy’s 1984 to tell the diverse stories of M-Net’s MK audience.  Taking a brutally honest look at the South African youth culture through the eyes of a lens, the hope is to...
Oppikoppi Arranged Neatly - Survival Guide

Oppikoppi Arranged Neatly – Survival Guide

Preparation is key in getting to a point where you can raise anarchy effectively. So we took lists to Oppikoppi and found out what goes into raising hell. Here are some of our favorites and their own survival kits for the legendary Oppikoppi Music Festival.
WIN WITH SUPREMEBEING CLOTHING

WIN WITH SUPREMEBEING CLOTHING

If you love what you do and you do it well, success will follow. That is the philosophy behind street fashion label Supremebeing. For the next eight weeks one small seed in collaboration with Supremebeing™ will be giving away awesome prizes; alternating between men’s and ladies fashion week-by-week. Simply read on to win…
A tribute to International Reggae Day

A tribute to International Reggae Day

In honour of International Reggae Day that took place on the 1st July 2011, one small seed met with local and international reggae artists to understand the roots of reggae culture, the message behind reggae music and to highlight the misconceptions surrounding reggae music and Rastafari culture. 
Linda McCartney: "Life in Photographs"

Linda McCartney: “Life in Photographs”

Sir Paul McCartney has created the ultimate tribute to his late wife Linda, a book titledLinda McCartney: Life in Photographs.Read on to find out more and see footage of the London exhibition and hear what the McCartney family had to say.          
Treading Finite Boundaries: Art as Fashion and Fashion as Art

Treading Finite Boundaries: Art as Fashion and Fashion as Art

In an industry where the emphasis has been on economy of cost and efficiency of production, it is utterly refreshing to find someone who flagrantly disregards both. Imbued with dollops of style and brain in equal measure, Jacqueline Nurse is setting the foundation for a new school of thought through her latest endeavour called The...
DEMONS, ICONS, AND BIG SURPRISES AT ENCOUNTERS 2011

DEMONS, ICONS, AND BIG SURPRISES AT ENCOUNTERS 2011

The 13th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival returns to Cape Town and Johannesburg from 9-26 June 2011. This year’s selection has all the hallmarks of an edgy teenager, like a fascination with sex (G-Spotting), celebrity (Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, a winner at Sundance in 2010 last year), rebellion (LennonNYC), and injustice (Black...
64TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW - PART 3: LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU (STRAIGHT FROM THE EXPATS)

64TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW – PART 3: LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU (STRAIGHT FROM THE EXPATS)

The third and final part of Eftihia Stefanidi‘s 64th Cannes Film Festival reviews, entitled “Let Me Entertain You (Straight from the expats)”… Enjoy and stay posted for an interview with Eftihia coming soon!

FlashBack | Breaking Down Wall Street | Issue23

Two things people do not want to see being made: laws and sausages. You might add ‘art’ to that list, but first watch this video of street artists Supakitch and Koralie painting a wall of the Museum of Modern Culture in Göteborg, Sweden. It offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the process of creation… it all...
Amarula Retro & Renew Cocktail Competition

Amarula Retro & Renew Cocktail Competition

Amarula has a new-look pack that will soon find its way onto local shelves. Nothing inside has changed, but the sleeker, taller and trendier bottle comes dressed in warmer, more enticing tones. Thinking about classic tastes, what they bring from the past and what they take to the future, prompted the idea of the Amarula...
Visual Dialogue on Twenty Two

Visual Dialogue on Twenty Two

Vuyiswa Mutshekwane, better known as Vie among Joburg’s cool kids, is a radiant young woman who owns the boutique store Twenty Two, situated on the colourful strip of Juta Street, Braamfontein. Another brainchild of Vie’s is Fashion Fridays: a monthly event held at Twenty Two where fashion, art, music and a fashion crowd collide to...
Dark Encounters

Dark Encounters

Fairies and Gargoyles, red velvet, donkey-eared Anne Rice novels and jewellery boxes of symbolic treasures. The enigmatic & elusive people of the night: a subculture that has outlived most others. …what is Goth? Is it a Lifestyle? An escape? A common ground? An identity? And are they, er, alive in Cape Town? Is our city a refuge...
BEATS, SWEETS AND FREAKS ON HEAT.

BEATS, SWEETS AND FREAKS ON HEAT.

Slop tans, fresh beginnings and “noses painted peppered sunlight”, summertime is over kids, and soon so will be the trance parties. So, here’s to the beats, the sweets and all you freaks… ’till next season kids.
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