Electro Festival at Opium

On Saturday night I attended the Electro Festival at Opium. The line-up was: Coda, Iridium Project, Flash Republic and Goldfish. You can’t really go wrong with a line-up like that. I have never seen Flash Republic live and hadn’t seen Iridium Project for a number of years either. All the acts were fantastic. An undeniable demonstration of the world-class music that Cape Town is producing…

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Hugo Chavez wins election in Venezuela

Hugo Chavez has many detractors and he certainly does some strange things but nobody can deny that he has done a lot to uplift the poor in his country. They have re-elected him for another 6 year term, much to America’s dismay I am sure. The article about the election on News24 had the following paragraph: Chavez also has used Venezuela’s oil wealth to his…

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An Inconvenient Truth

This documentary starsΒ Al Gore. It’s pretty funny when he introduces himself, he says: “Hi, I’m Al Gore. I used to be the next president of the United States.”. This movie is basically a presentation about the problem of global warming. The movie tag line is: A Global Warning, which I thought was pretty clever too. This documentary is a must see. I think we all…

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Coda, Freshlyground & Goldfish concerts review

This past week was the most musical week I think I’ve ever had. Wednesday night I went to the launch of Coda’s album at Planet Bar. Then on Thursday night I went to hear Freshlyground play at Cafe Miam and Sunday night was Goldfish at Kirstenbosch. The Coda Album (Believe) launch was awesome. It was so well supported, I’ve never seen that many people at…

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