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We Talked to Tayla Schaffner

We Talked to Tayla Schaffner

Jozi Girl Flying SA flag in Hollywood by David Simmons The age-old question that most of us find rather difficult to answer is: Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years? In the words of South Africa’s latest export, just like many young and upcoming actors, the answer would be to make it in Hollywood or Broadway. This is however not a dream ...

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We Talked to PJ Pretorius

We Talked to PJ Pretorius

“My Music must inspire, motivate and move people”. by Louw Mulder After previously failing to even get past the first stages of Idols SA, and having been kicked out of Boot Camp in X-Factor, this 26-year old Worship Leader from Secunda decided to enter The Voice South Africa. It must have been third time lucky, as PJ Pretorius finished 6th in the second season of ...

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Ons praat met Die Heuwels Fantasties

Ons praat met Die Heuwels Fantasties

Nuwe Album, OKAY! gaan fantastiese heuwels versit. deur Louw Mulder Almal ken teen hierdie tyd die naam van Die Heuwels Fantasties. In 2009 het hulle op die toneel verskyn met hulle eerste selfgetitelde album. Van daar af, het Wilder as die Wildtuin in 2011, Alles wat Mal is in 2010, en Ja. Nee. Lekker, in 2014 die lig gesien. Nou, drie jaar na hulle laaste album, ...

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We Talked to Duane Alexander and Anton Luitingh

We Talked to Duane Alexander and Anton Luitingh

“The only ego that matters, is the ego of the show” by Louw Mulder   There are a couple of good reasons why we can celebrate the healthy state of South African Theatre, especially if I look at a couple of the highly acclaimed and professional shows I have seen lately; like Annie, Sound Of Music, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and now, Priscilla. ...

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We Celebrate with Collett Dawson

We Celebrate with Collett Dawson

25 Years of Dedication – the entrée for what is to come. When you are a part of the privileged media circles in South Africa’s Entertainment industry, your reliance on publicity people is paramount, as your job, and in my case my hobby, will be stagnant without this most valuable, intangible resource. Over the years, I have worked with some of the best public relations ...

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We Talked to Thalia Burt

We Talked to Thalia Burt

Dream without fear, live without limits. By Louw Mulder Much is spoken about Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and the sexy male cast making up Jacob’s sons. But what about the fairer sex, especially the sultry Tango Girl in act two? The female cast of this production, currently led by Nadine, consists of Raquel Munn, Venolia Manale and Luise Duhain. But let’s focus on ...

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We Talked to Elan Lea

We Talked to Elan Lea

Music is from the heart – It’s not a job… By Louw Mulder Let me start by being very honest. Before I received an e-mail about a new single from Elan Lea, I had no idea who he is. My first thoughts were that it is yet another new South African artist, with higher-grade dreams of becoming famous, releasing a CD, and open up a ...

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Ons Praat met Edwin van der Walt

Ons Praat met Edwin van der Walt

Edwin van der Walt speel die rol van Dap Smit in My Father’s War:  “Ek is Verlief op hierdie rol” Deur Louw Mulder, Geredigeer deur Hanri Wondergem Daar was oor die afgelope paar jaar ‘n oplewing in die Suid-Afrikaanse filmbedryf. Dit het tot gevolg dat Suid-Afrikaanse akteurs se loopbane fyn dopgehou word. Een van die Suid-Afrikaanse akteurs wat sy staal deur veelsydigheid wys, is Edwin ...

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We talk to Steve Nolan

We talk to Steve Nolan

The King behind the Kung Fu Showcase By Louw Mulder South African stages have ignited the last decade with a variety of shows, musicals and signature productions, but what I missed out on some six years ago, was the Wheel of Life, by the Shaolin Monks. At first I didn’t think I’ve missed much, but after speaking to Steve Nolan, founding creator and producer of Shaolin, and hearing ...

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We talk to Darren Greeff

We talk to Darren Greeff

The Man behind the Featured Dance Tracks  by Louw Mulder   Sometimes it just happens that you feel that need to do a write-up on a specific person in the industry. The time I felt like doing one on Darren Greeff, was when I randomly bumped into him one night after a performance of Singin’ in the Rain. He probably noticed me from some of ...

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