Transparency is trending: take a bow Fashion Revolution

Transparency is trending: take a bow Fashion Revolution

Durban, Lifestyle
Transparency is trending: take a bow Fashion Revolution Often out of devastation blooms hope and new purpose. Sometimes devastation is the impetus for global action. And global action is sometimes the only way to honour the thousands of victims of a tragedy. On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. This incident is the fourth largest industrial disaster in history after the death toll stood at 1 138 people, with an additional 2 500 injured. All five clothing factories in the plaza were producing garments for the western market. What’s more, most of the victims of the building collapse were women. (more…)
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Come on, play your part this Earth Hour

Come on, play your part this Earth Hour

Durban, Lifestyle
Come on, play your part this Earth Hour Here is a call to action worth considering. Earth Hour is a global call to protect the planet and to stand up against climate change. Having started in Australia in 2007, the event has since grown in leaps and bounds. South Africans began observing the hour from 2009, ahead of climate change talks in Copenhagen. (more…)
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Are you ready for “The Happiest 5K on the Planet”?

Are you ready for “The Happiest 5K on the Planet”?

Durban, Lifestyle
It’s cutting it fine, but you still have time to sign up for this year’s Color Run™ set to take place in Durban this weekend. Durban has always been one of the highlights on The Color Run™ calendar and this year the Rainbow Tour is hitting our fair city, with more colour, sparkles, and highlights. This year you can look forward to a new venue as well as a fab new route. The Color Run South Africa National Event Co-ordinator, Trevor Latimer, says: “The run starts from the Durban North College, giving us access to some of the city’s most scenic views, and we can’t wait to introduce rainbows to every kilometre of it.” (more…)
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Support a good cause – help a child smile

Support a good cause – help a child smile

Durban
East Coast Radio’s Toy Story with Game kicked off this week and the station’s headquarters in uMhlanga was jam-packed with celebrities and sports stars who endorse the initiative. From Sharkie to Sharks player Khaya Majola, Sunfoil Dolphins’ players Calvin Savage and Daryn Smit as well as musicians Kyle Deutch, Sketchy Bongo and Aewon Wolf, the campaign now in its 15th year has some strong backing. The annual CSI campaign aims to provide every child in a government hospital, children’s home and orphanage in KwaZulu-Natal with a brand new toy. (more…)
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Doodle by lantern light

Doodle by lantern light

Durban
1000Drawings is an international empowerment project that culminates in a one-night-only, massive inner city art sale to raise funds for a deserving cause – The Night of a 1000Drawings. This year the Durban event - Night of 1000 Drawings - Doodle Session - will be hosted by IIE/Design School Southern Africa. It will take place on October 1 from 6pm till late at in Building 1, The Glades, 70 Armstrong Avenue, La Lucia. The theme is “Doodle by Lantern Light”. (more…)
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Celebrity Chef Showdown begins at Gateway

Celebrity Chef Showdown begins at Gateway

Durban
Gateway’s third annual Celebrity Chef Showdown kicked off with a bang on Wednesday 16th September at RJ’s Steakhouse. Well known television and stage personality, Jailoshini Naidoo (in character as Aunty Rumba) paired up against SA’s one and only Beauty Ramapelepele (played by the talented Ben Voss). (more…)
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Color Run set to paint Durban all shades of extraordinary

Color Run set to paint Durban all shades of extraordinary

Durban
Dubbed the “happiest 5K on the planet”, The Color Run™ 2015 will be in Durban on July 12. The Color Run is a feel-good, happy, colourful event. “Color Runners”go from wearing white clothing to being covered in prismatic colour. At each kilometre mark, a different colour of powder is showered on the participants, creating an ever-increasing spectrum of colour and beauty. At the finish line, the colour festival kicks off and the promises to be filled with millions of vivid colours as runners get in on the colour-throwing fun. (more…)
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