August 2014: 11 stories in 3 publications

In music news, Paul Potts speaks about what it was like to win Britain’s Got Talent, while Johnny Ray shares his journey to the post-apocalyptic musical Rockville 2069. Staying on the stage, Matthew Wild adapts the opera Il Viaggio a Reims, Marcel Meyer prepares to take the lead in the Tennessee Williams play One Arm, and Sandra Prinsloo is back in Oscar and the Lady in Pink.

Yes, there are a lot of reasons to get out of the house, although these life lessons from 24: Live Another Day might make you want to stay home. So have a meal at Hemelhuijs and Sevruga or discover some of the hotels around South Africa that were winners in the second annual  Inter-Hotel Challenge. Much like adventurer Tim Butcher said in his talk at One&Only Cape Town:

“I urge you to let go of your prejudices and preconceived images of Africa. This is a continent with human capital of the greatest quality. We need to free that capital so that it can flow.”

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One&Only Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront
One&Only Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront (Copyright: Eugene Yiga)