Lewis Nkosi’s tombstone unveiled

Tombstone Lewis Nkosi 

Lewis Nkosi's tombstone pic: Gisele Turner

Writer Lewis Nkosi wished to be buried in home ground. Not only do his remains lie in the Stellawood cemetery of his natal Durban, but it is mounted with a magnificent stele, created by internationally renowned sculptor Andries Botha.  At a moving ceremony, his partner of many years, Prof Astrid Starck-Adler unveiled the headstone

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Konfetti (2013): GP chats to Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat, Nico Panagio and Louw Venter


Konfetti’, due for release on South African screens on 18 April, guarantees not only to have the audience in stitches but has already worked its magic on the cast. It has made such an impact on those who have already seen it, that it is an official South African entry for screenings at the Beverly Hills and Julien Dubuque international film festivals this year. I chatted telephonically to Zaheer Goodman-Byhat, Nico Panagio and Louw Venter

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Cherry the Clown – Mayhem and Magic

Cherry the Clown aka Adi Paxton 

Adi Paxton aka Cherry the Clown at St Clements @ 6, Monday 31 May 2014 Pic Gisele Turner

Adi Paxton celebrates 26 years of being a professional clown this year (2014) and her well-known well-loved character Cherry the Clown celebrates 21 years of appearing at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Adi studied drama at UKZN where she was bitten by the clowning bug, thanks to Prof Scholtz’ children’s plays and the influence of Ellis Pearson.  On Monday evening at St Clements (Musgrave Road, Durban) she treated a delighted audience to her impressive range of skills. 

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