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What's on this weekend

18/12/2015 - 00:00

What to do this weekend- 18-20 December 2015. Here are 021's top choices ... Read more

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New World-class Contemporary African Art Museum at the V&A Waterfront silos to open in 2016

20/06/2015 - 15:44

Zeitz MOCAA, a new not-for-profit institution, will be housed in the historic Grain Silo at the V&A Waterfront, with the V&A committing over R500-million to the development required for the establishment of the Museum. Built in 1921, and at 57m tall, the Grain Silo remains an icon of the Cape Town skyline. This investment will further the development of art in Africa and acknowledges the important cultural and financial contribution the visual arts sector makes. Considered by many to be the leading collection of contemporary art from Africa... Read more

Food & Wine

THE LIGHT HOUSE BOUTIQUE SUITES - The pleasure is in the detail

11/09/2014 - 20:22

REVIEW by Dawn Kennedy: Themed on the billionaires coastal paradise, The Hamptons, The Light House Boutique Suites emits a light of luxury guiding the discerning traveler towards an oasis of calm and culture in the heart of the Winelands. Sporting signature red glasses, General manager Darrol Buckton offers a courteous greeting, complete with a glass of bubbly and freshly picked local strawberries, that instantly revives even the most frazzled traveler. The Light House is a bastion of good taste that has been tastefully designed by Darrol Buc... Read more

Cape Town

Cape Town to Plet for bikers ?

06/07/2015 - 01:38

Local cycling organisations have backed the plan, saying the large-scale project - which is set to stretch over 520km - would position Cape Town as the cycling capital of Africa. The development of the new route is being driven by the Western Cape government, Wesgro, local municipalities and private stakeholders in the region. And while it is still in an early stage, with audits to assess what would bring the vision to life, the aim is to spawn a new so-called "cycling economy" as the influx of tourists provides a boom for local businesses and ... Read more


New Cape West Coast Biodiversity Corridor

08/12/2014 - 08:00

Westcoastway announces that the Provincial Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, as well as the United Nations Development Fund (UNDF) have pledged their support of, and commitment to the development of tourism and economic opportunity on the Cape’s West Coast to establish a biodiversity corridor as well as a potential Mega Game Reserve.... Read more

Interviews & Books

MOKENA MAKEKA on designing Cape Town

03/10/2013 - 18:21

Bernard Franz asks award-winning Mokena Makeka, the founder of Makeka Design Lab, for his take on Cape Town’s architecture. Firstly, how do you feel about our country’s architecture in general? In terms of helping to shape society, I don’t think it’s in a good state. If I look at the nature of our civic institutions (whether it’s police stations, train stations, libraries or clinics) there is little appreciation of what architecture could be doing. There hasn’t been a real vision about the public life of this country. It is mo... Read more


CITY SAFARI Going for the source of the Liesbeek - adventure in the city

04/10/2013 - 02:57

Today’s adventure travel is a lot about reaching peaks, personally and literally. Thousands clamber up Kilimanjaro or Mt Fuji to boast of catching a sunrise above the clouds. The fascination with reaching the top (and less so the dreary bit of having to schlepp back down again) differs from what pushed serious explorers in the 18th and 19th centuries in Africa. Their road to prestige and riches followed the course of a river rather than that of a towering peak, as they tried to discover its source and to link it with its mouth. It was the suc... Read more


Best of the Cape: Designing South Africa's new national cocktail

09/10/2013 - 15:11

While some countries are feted on the international cocktail circuit for their inventions, SA still goes bokkie. 021 asked Camps Bay’s best bartenders to get creative and design a national cocktail that South Africans could be proud of. ... Read more

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