Posts Tagged ‘literature’
As it’s Cape Town Fashion Week I thought you should meet a fabulous South African fashion designer Michelle Ludek. Michelle spent time overseas honing her creativity and skills in Canada and Europe before returning to South Africa to fulfill her dream of creating ready-to-wear garments for women designed by women. Every one of Michelle’s creations are a perfect combination of fabric and form and I’m definitely ready to wear them!In fact I think that if Genevieve MCC were a dress Michelle would have probably designed it.
Read on and you’ll discover that Michelle’s impeccable taste doesn’t just stop at fashion! Read the rest of this entry »
Genevieve MCC is delighted to be sponsoring the World Premiere function of ‘Glitterboys and Ganglands’ at The 13th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival.
‘Glitterboys and Ganglands’ is about South Africa’s biggest female impersonation beauty pageant. It is irreverent, fun, glamorous, hard-hitting and ultimately a feel-good film about acceptance and tolerance.
The film is both gritty and glamorous, capturing the humour, the drama, tears and triumphs of the girls who step out from the Cape Flats and onto the ramp to vie for the tiara – and the chance to prove themselves. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s The Good Food & Wine Show in Cape Town from Thursday to Sunday this week (26-29 May 2011) and you can treat your taste buds to a FOUR day feast for just R85.
Escape the onset of winter and lose yourself in the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) amidst a celebration of tantalising tastes. Looking at the events planned for this food and wine show, has me wondering if 4 days is long enough?! Read the rest of this entry »
We’re honoured to get to know South African Sci-Fi author, Lauren Beukes, (@laurenbeukes) a bit better. Especially because she’s managed to find a gap in her hectic post-award-winning schedule to answer our questions using her brilliant wordsmithing skills!
Following her on Twitter is a treat and we just love her profile description “Writer (aka glorified typist) of novels, including Zoo City and Moxyland, short stories, screenplays and magazine articles”. http://www.laurenbeukes.com
Read on and find out about her interesting food and music tastes and see her this weekend at the Franschhoek Literary Festival (13-15 May 2011)
There’s nothing that’s quite as relaxing and inspiring as the combination of good wine, good food and good literature – especially as we head into winter. So if you’re a budding writer or avid reader head off to Franschhoek to celebrate the magic of words from the 13th – 15th May 2011.