FERGUSONS ROCKVILLE HITS LOCAL SCREENS
Long-anticipated local series Rockville created by power TV couple Shona and Connie Ferguson hits DSTV Mzansi Magic. The ten part series lifts the lid on the dark side of South Africa. Story line is about two families separated by three very different worlds which define black South Africa today. Connie plays a religious mother of two in the series. This role is different from her previous role like Marang in the Wild-which is bit similar to her 16 years Karabo role in Generations. Shona plays a an ex-con named JB who takes care of his family and his choices always gets him in trouble. This star-filled cast with Trevor Gumbi, Mbali Mlotshwa, Minnie Dlamini, Boity Thuso, Oupa Mabaso to name a few. This local drama has got the viewers glued on their screens this winter at Mondays at 20:30pm-DSTV Mzansi Magic. More intrigue will be revealed in Rockville. It goes to show that the Fergusons are giving us the taste of their own talents from their own production house-Ferguson Films. Rockville has caused major shook up in the entertainment industry. Will it win the best soap of the year at the SAFTA’s this year….lets wait and see but for now, our Mondays will never be the same again.
CAPE TOWN FUNNY FEST
Known too many as the biggest comedy festival that hits Mother City this winter-its none than the star-packed Cape Town Funny Festival which was known as the (Vodacom Funny Festival). The festival brings some of the worlds talented local and international comedians for a show down at Baxter Theatre since June 10 until July 7th. The festival has big names in the comedy scenes like the South African witty man, Marc Lottering who is sharp-witty and bitingly accurate. Steve Rawlings from United Kingdom-he makes the science of physics visually entertaining experience. Plus Good Hope FM comics and Dj’s Guy MacDonald who is a breakfast host and very funny man and Carl Wastie-who is a sport reader at Good Hope FM breakfast show is an all around jokesta adds a flavour in the fest. This comedy festival will rock the Cape Town winter in more ways now. If laughter is the medicine you need this winter-then Baxter Theatre is the place to be.
KHOISAN HOST AN EDU-PARTY
The Khoi-San hosted a Hip-Hop and heritage party with the aim of creating awareness about the Khoisan heritage. The free entry event was also attended by the Khoisan Chief Mackie. This party gave perspective to the rich South African history that surrounds us. The party showed that you can educate at the same-timing jamming.
South Africa is a place full of possibilities and entertainment is in the top of the chain.