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ARTS: Shocking artist we have not yet tamed

Egon Schiele’s nude portraits are even more daring and disturbing than when he created them a century ago, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Arts & Entertainment

Historic art in rare appearance

William Kentridge.  Picture:   STRAUSS & CO
1 day(s) ago

A dedicated collector’s works will vie for attention at an auction featuring many famous artists’ names, writes Matthew Partridge

Arts & Entertainment

All that shimmers does not turn into gold

Picture:  UJ ART GALLERY
1 day(s) ago

Robert Hamblin’s extensive photographic series, produced over the course of a year by making daily visits to the Dalebrook tidal pool near Kalk Bay, captures the tricks of light that can turn seawater into liquid gold, writes Chris Thurman

Motoring

BOOK REVIEWS: Getting the most from your 4x4

The interior retains its solid Jeep feel with lots of comfort and specification.  Picture: QUICKPIC
1 day(s) ago

A useful guide to driving off the beaten track efficiently and safely, is aimed mainly at owners of Jeeps, writes Lerato Matebese

Motoring

TECHNOLOGY: Innovative engine fills a gap

The new Ducati Testastretta DVT unit. Picture: NEWSPRESS
1 day(s) ago

Ducati has unveiled a new generation of engine called Testastretta DVT


Cars, motorcycles & driving


Motoring

BREAKFAST RUN: Biking the beauty of GP and WP

There is nothing like the camaraderie of breakfast fun no matter where in SA you are. Picture: EBEN GEWERS
1 day(s) ago

A long-time biker compares riding in Gauteng to the scenic rides of the Western Cape

Motoring

DRIVING IMPRESSION: Respect the dark side

It should say Property of the German Air Force on the back.  Picture: NEWSPRESS
92 day(s) ago

If your entire family has petrol in their veins then the Audi RS7 is for you, writes Mark Smyth

Motoring

INDUSTRY NEWS: Two wheels not so thirsty

The BMW F700GS (left) and its larger 800GS sibling. BMW SA
1 day(s) ago

The RFS Motorcycle Economy Run saw some efficient riding

The team from the University of Benin in Nigeria in scrutineering. Picture: SHELL SA

TECHNOLOGY: Africa struts stuff in tech challenge

Educational institutions from across the African continent took part in the Shell Eco Marathon, writes Neo Goba

Motoring

SA CAR OF THE YEAR: Judging the best of the best

Toyota Corolla. Picture: SAGMJ
1 day(s) ago

The 2015 Wesbank/SAGMJ Car of the Year finalists have been announced and this year’s selection reflects a wide cross section of the market, writes Lerato Matebese


Travel, food and restaurant news & reviews


Justin Mackrory. Picture: MARK TAYLOR

South Coast Tourism’s CEO finds that unique charm

Justin Mackrory’s nose for a place’s ambience and appeal has earned him the post of South Coast Tourism’s CEO, writes Elaine King

Travel & Food

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Eating with elephants a memorable experience but requires patience

Picture: GARDEN ROUTE GAME LODGE
7 day(s) ago

The pachyderms are in the distance, perfectly visible as they munch tranquilly in the veld while my companions and I savoured our own choice, writes Maureen Marud

Opinion

VRROOM WITH A VIEW: Forgo the festive toll

Christmas road carnage is an annual topic for media and officials, but policing should be year-round, writes Alexander Parker

Columnists

ON THE WATER: Bruma may yet return to its roots in its wetland heart

Bruma Lake area. Picture: THEMBINKOSI DWAYISA/SUNDAY TIMES.
4 day(s) ago

After myriad failures to clean up Bruma 'Lake', business community intervention may do the trick, writes Neels Blom


Music, theatre, art, dance & design


ON THE STAGE: War Horse — a gilded triumph

Award-winning production features feats of artistic and engineering genius, writes Christina Kennedy

Opinion

JAZZ: Orbit a platform for new jazz

Braamfontein’s Orbit jazz club is a substantial anchor for what is becoming almost a city circuit of viable club venues, writes Gwen Ansell

Arts & Entertainment

Street and gallery swap roles in Braamies

A still from Catherine Gfeller’s video montage, Jacaranda Trip.  Picture: WITS ART MUSEUM
8 day(s) ago

Doing Hair invites people to reflect on their hair and how it is part of a process of identity construction, writes Chris Thurman


Personal technology news & reviews


Picture: THINKSTOCK

For laughing out loud — tech is total

Technology has made it possible to be more online than offline these days but sometimes the planets collide, writes Penny Haw

Motoring

TECHNOLOGY: Africa struts stuff in tech challenge

The team from the University of Benin in Nigeria in scrutineering. Picture: SHELL SA
1 day(s) ago

Educational institutions from across the African continent took part in the Shell Eco Marathon, writes Neo Goba

Opinion

Rage, rage against the dying of the Wi-Fi

Picture: THINKSTOCK

As with other rages, Wi-Fi rage can lead to outrageous behaviour, writes Penny Haw


Books news & reviews


The interior retains its solid Jeep feel with lots of comfort and specification.  Picture: QUICKPIC

BOOK REVIEWS: Getting the most from your 4x4

A useful guide to driving off the beaten track efficiently and safely, is aimed mainly at owners of Jeeps, writes Lerato Matebese

Books

BOOKS: May I Have This Dance: sincere, honest account of how courage can overcome oppression

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Connie Manise Ngcaba’s life story is a vivid portrayal of the very ordinary faces behind the liberation struggle that overcame apartheid, writes Khulekani Magubane

Books

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Pity of the Great War

Tim Couzens. Picture: JAMES OATWAY
3 day(s) ago

Tim Couzens tells tales seldom told of the war that was supposed to end all wars, writes Sue Grant-Marshall


Health & lifestyle news


Picture: THE NEW YORK TIMES/OZIER MUHAMMAD

Three suggestions for healthier eating and better productivity

Food has a direct effect on cognitive performance, which is why a poor decision at lunch can derail an entire afternoon at work

Health

Separating larks from owls can help Boks

Duane Vermeulen. Picture: GALLO IMAGES/CARL FOURIE
14 day(s) ago

An effective jet-lag treatment that differentiates between early and late risers could prove useful beyond the rugby field

Health

Code sets out 12 ways to prevent cancer

Picture: THINKSTOCK
17 day(s) ago

World Health Organisation agency says dozen simple steps, including avoiding all tobacco, will help people reduce their risk of developing, dying from disease

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