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How we’re putting people first, digitally

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The Cape Town Partnership talks about “putting people first” in its work. What does this mean for you, digitally speaking? A new intuitive website that is big on fresh, relevant content and user experience, and one mobile app aimed specifically at the creative industries. Digital coordinator Alan Cameron gives you the low-down. Continued…

February 12, 2014

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Infecting the City video: Bringing the soul back into Cape Town

In the month of March every year, Cape Town’s streets are filled with the awe-inspiring, the beautiful and the unexpected during Africa Centre’s Infecting the City public arts festival. The festival provides an opportunity to push the limits of what we believe is possible on our streets and in our lives, and everyday city users gather with artists from all over globe to reimagine the space. We took the opportunity in 2013 to capture some of the magic that happens. Continued…

March 26, 2013

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Man-made rainbow on Wale Street in the run-up to Creative Week

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The build-up to Creative Week Cape Town has begun with a surprising and delightful public art installation by artist Michael Elion. Continued…

September 11, 2012

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Don’t Miss Seeing Two Closing Exhibitions at the Iziko South African Museum!

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Two featured exhibitions at the Iziko South African Museum; Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2009 and Subtle Thresholds: The representational taxonomies of disease; are about to close after about six months on show. Mere weeks remain for visitors to still experience these fascinating natural history exhibitions. Continued…

July 20, 2010

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The Loerie Awards

July 20, 2010

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Zebra Artworks ‘Herded’ Together at Artscape

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The Artscape Theatre Centre is to host one of Cape Town’s largest exhibitions of fine art installations, starting on Mandela Day on Sunday, 18 July. Continued…

July 15, 2010

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City selects 159 acts for World Cup performances

The City of Cape Town has selected over 1 100 highly talented artistes from all over the Cape Metropole to perform at the City’s official World Cup events from 11 June to 11 July with well-established and professional artists. Continued…

May 25, 2010

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Iziko Social History Centre Comes Into Its Own

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After a three-year programme of renovation and extension of the National Mutual Building in central Cape Town, the building has been handed back to Iziko Museums of Cape Town. Continued…

May 19, 2010

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Western Cape Craft Producers Earn Robust Turnover for Handmade Products

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Western Cape craft producers affiliated to the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) have racked up sales and orders worth over R1 million at several local and international trade and consumer shows this year. Continued…

April 29, 2010

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