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By fstimes On 4 Nov, 2013 At 10:54 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
parys jazz festival gets...2

Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein THE Parys Jazz Festival has gotten bigger and better this year, roping in big stars like Zonke, Zakes Bantwini and The Soil. The show will take place on Sunday at Afridome in the northern Free State town of Parys. “For this year’s festival, we wanted to bring household names that have never graced […]

By fstimes On 4 Nov, 2013 At 10:51 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
Zahara done it again

Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein THIS year’s edition of the Glitz and Glam Lifestyle Extravaganza will see the addition of Indian food as well as sushi to the popular multicultural event set for Bloemfontein’s Rose Gardens tomorrow. Running under the theme “elegantly opulent”, the weekend fiesta is expected to draw participants and visitors, including high-profile socialites, from the […]

By fstimes On 4 Nov, 2013 At 10:43 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
Khuli-Chana

Police were investigating a case of attempted murder against rap singer Khuli Chana, Gauteng police have said. Police had obtained CCTV footage and statements from witnesses as to what transpired on Monday, Brigadier Neville Malila said. “The evidence obtained corroborates the claim of police officers at the scene, that instead of (stopping), the driver of […]

By fstimes On 29 Oct, 2013 At 02:02 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
CHANA

Award-winning hip-hop star Khuli Chana is recovering at his Midrand home after allegedly being shot at by police this morning. Chana was shot in the hand in what is believed to be a case of mistaken identity. The incident happened at about 1am at the Caltex garage on New Road near the N1 highway. Chana’s […]

By fstimes On 25 Oct, 2013 At 12:09 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
Thor-the-dark-world-new-poster

Alonso Duralde Title:                     Thor: The Dark World Type:                    Superhero Director:               Alan Taylor Producer:             Kevin Feige Starring:               Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo Running time:       112 minutes Release date:        November 8 2013 (United States) […]

By fstimes On 25 Oct, 2013 At 12:53 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 1 Comment
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Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein STAND-UP comedian Trevor Noah is bringing his hugely popular It’s My Culture act to Bloemfontein on November 4. The performance, scheduled for Sand du Plessis Theatre, will be the 29-year-old funny man’s second ever in the Free State capital. The last time he performed in the City of Roses was in 2011 during […]

By fstimes On 18 Oct, 2013 At 12:48 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
Zahara done it again

Thapelo Molebatsi, Bloemfontein ZAHARA has done it again! The award-winning singer who captivated millions of South Africans with her debut album in 2011 is back with yet another masterpiece. Her new album, Phendula, has been flying off the shelves since it was released last Friday. It was sold out on its first day at Musica […]

By fstimes On 18 Oct, 2013 At 12:50 PM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
moneoa readies another scorcher

Martin Makoni, Bloemfontein AFRO-SOUL sensation Moneoa Moshesh has started working on her second album which is due for release early next year and is hoping do a few collaborations as she continues to explore new musical horizons. Well, that’s all she is prepared to reveal, at least for now. Popularly known as Moneoa, the raspy-voiced singer […]

By fstimes On 14 Oct, 2013 At 11:02 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments
12years

Alonso Duralde   Title:                     12 Years a Slave Type:                    Historical drama Director:               Steve McQueen Starring:               Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard Running time:       134 minutes Release date:        October 18 2013 (United States)     STARTING out with a wronged-innocent-man plot that would […]

By fstimes On 14 Oct, 2013 At 11:39 AM | Categorized As Weekender | With 0 Comments

Staff Reporter, Bloemfontein TWO students from the University of the Free State are heading for Gauteng this weekend for the national finals of Drama for Life’s Lover and Another Poetry Challenge after they won the provincial finals held at the end of last month. Third-year law student Precious Serekego, 21, and first-year drama and theatre […]