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By fstimes On 24 Dec, 2013 At 04:07 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
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Johannesburg THE shoplifting case against former Generations actress Maggie Benedict has been postponed to January 28 after she appeared briefly in the Randburg Magistrates’ Court yesterday, City Press reported. Benedict, who played Akhona in the SABC1 soapie, was released on a warning on Wednesday night after spending a few hours in the Linden Police Station’s […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 10:19 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
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MORGAN Freeman, who played Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-nominated film Invictus after being chosen by the icon himself as his favoured actor, have hailed the late South African leader as a “giant” of the 20th century. The anti-apartheid hero was also praised in Hollywood by the star of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom — a […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 10:18 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
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Title:                     American Hustle Type:                    Comedy drama Director:               David O Russell Starring:               Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence Running time:       132 minutes Release date:        December 13 2013 (United States)     I AM loath to compare any movie to Martin Scorsese’s 1991 masterpiece GoodFellas, one of the most singularly vibrant films in […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 09:27 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
MoFlav

Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein HOUSE and hip-hop music lovers are set to experience an awesome live performance at Afrovibe on Monday. Popular entertainer Mo Flava is scheduled to share the stage at the Bloemfontein joint with upcoming local DJs, the likes of SAB Zero, Cider and C-JO, among others. “Performing in Bloemfontein is always crazy and the […]

By fstimes On 3 Dec, 2013 At 08:00 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
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Ramosidi Matekane, Kimberly THE inaugural Diamond City Revival Festival 2013 is finally here – and the organisers, the Northern Cape provincial government and Maverick State, have secured the services of top gospel artist Kirk Franklin to set the stage on fire. Franklin, an internationally acclaimed performer, will be in the country to tantalize ear drums of […]

By fstimes On 23 Nov, 2013 At 10:41 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
hip hop star back with a bang

Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein AFTER leaving the music game for farming, talented Tswana hip-hop artist Mo’ Molemi is back with a fresh album, A SIA. Dubbed this year’s much-anticipated album, it hit the stores on October 10 and has gone on to receive massive airplay from national radio stations. In an interview with the Free State Times this […]

By fstimes On 23 Nov, 2013 At 10:40 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
18th MTN South African Music Awards

Zahara promises ‘awesome’ performance   Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein THE sensational Zahara is set to perform in Bloemfontein next Friday as part of her 11-city tour to promote her latest album, Phendula, the star confirmed this week. The 25-year-old musicians was last on stage in the Free State capital during the Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) at […]

By fstimes On 17 Nov, 2013 At 06:33 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
lulo serves up scorcher

Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein IT goes without saying that Lulo Cafe is one of the biggest names in the South African music industry. The ex-sales rep at Musica store in Bloemfontein’s Langehoven Park and also a former Kovsie FM DJ has since his first album, Deep House Chronicles 2, captured the ears and hearts of many South […]

By fstimes On 17 Nov, 2013 At 03:41 PM | Categorized As Local, News, Provincial, Weekender | With 0 Comments
Lira zoid set to rock kovsie gala 2

Thapelo Molebatsi, Ficksburg MORE than 20 000 people are expected to throng Ficksburg this weekend for the Cherry Jazz Festival, with South African music giants Caiphus Semenya, Ringo Madlingozi and Lira among the performers lined up for the eastern Free State town’s annual gala. The concert – which starts tomorrow and ends in the early hours of […]

By fstimes On 11 Nov, 2013 At 10:18 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
new tv series zooms in on underrage boozing

Johannesburg THE You Decide programme has launched the next phase of its campaign to curb underage drinking with the creation of a new reality TV show. The successful public-private partnership between the South African Breweries, National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and the Department of Trade and Industry has taken the message of the negative consequences […]