Hangout With Heather – One on one with Dale from Seether and loads more Jozi entertainment…

There is always loads on the go in and around Johannesburg – and Heather has all the info you need to keep you up to date with all the coolest goings on’s.

On Sunday 20th May, Marks Park in Emmarentia is going to rock to the soles of its boots as legendary rock band, Seether takes to the stage to blow it up in their hometown! Heather caught up with Dale Stewart from Seether to find out more about the concert, their latest album and all the things you have ever wanted to know about Seether.

Coming to Joburg Theatre this weekend, the KZN Heritage Ensemble is not to be missed, as they celebrate Africa month in a unique and vibrant way. Heather chats to Mbuso Khoza, the group’s founder and leader, about what you can expect this weekend, as well as more about his thoughts on the growth of youth arts and culture in South Africa.

Don’t forget to check out the #BubblyFestival taking place at Hyde Park this weekend, not to mention #WhiskyLive Pretoria heading to Menlyn from Thursday – stay tuned if you want to win tickets as well!!

Sticking with the champagne theme, why not join the team from Arbour Cafe in Illovo for an amazing evening of champagne and food pairing on the 24th May? Heather has all your details…

If you are excited to catch the Royal Wedding this Saturday, make sure you have all your ITV details and times to catch all the regal pomp and circumstance direct from England.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated Whitney Houston Show – featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June – it is set to be a showstopper.

If whiskey is your thing, then make sure you listen in and stand a chance to win 5 sets of tickets valued at R 460 per set to head through to Whisky Live in Pretoria on 17th May – Sláinte!

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Hangout With Heather – Interviews with Lisanne Lazarus, Lelo Ramasimong and loads more…

All your latest news on what’s going on in and around Joburg on this weeks #HangoutWithHeather

Heather chats exclusively with Tropika Island of Treasure finale winner Lisanne Lazarus, who with her partner Brendan Peyper, took home the title in last night’s nail-biting final episode.

The Color Purple is returning to Joburg Theatre in August and Heather spends some time one on one with Lelo Ramasimong, who will be taking the role of Shug Avery in the upcoming production, to find out more about this talented young actress.

It has just been announced that the beautiful Bonang Matheba will be hosting this years Miss South Africa finale – Heather shares more about this event, and how to get your tickets to the finale spectacular on 27th May.

If you are a huge Whitney Houston fan – then you will want to find out about the brand new show featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June – it is set to be a showstopper.

If you love all things food and drink related, then Hostex – Food and Hospitality Africa is coming up soon, this is one expo you want to attend.

Great music is heading our way this weekend, The Script are performing in Pretoria on Friday 4th May, and Cara Frew will be opening for them. This is set to be an amazing concert and Heather has all your need to know information.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated magic show that is @Dynamo on the 11th of May at @TimeSquare – make sure to listen in to get your details to enter!

If you prefer wine – then you will want to enter to win a set of tickets valued at R 500 to the Chardonnay Pinot Noir Festival taking place at Killarney Country Club on 10th May and also stand a chance to win The Bubbly Festival at Hyde Park on the 20th of May valued at R 760!

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Hangout With Heather – Cakes and yummy goodies with The Red Velvetier and loads more…

So much is happening in our city, but of course Heather is all over it!

Heather chats one on one with Chris Lanzetti – owner and creator at @TheRedVelvetier – they make the most amazing cakes for all sorts of occasions and Heather finds out more about what goes into all of this baking – as well as finding out the weirdest request that Cris has ever received as a cake order! Heather has two cute bunny cakes to give away as well – so make sure to enter to win!

Whatever you do make sure you have your tickets booked to see Chris de Burgh this Friday 2nd of March as he heads to the Sun Arena at @TimeSquare with his ‘A Better World’ album tour – and of course @TheIllusionists tickets are a must get, the show is currently on at The Teatro at @Montecasino.

If you love to support local talent, then make sure you have your tickets to see ‘The Wiz’ a local production by the youth from the NSA Festival of the Arts, which will be on at the @JoburgTheatre in early March and promises to be great fun for the whole family. Heather also has tickets to GIVE AWAY, so listen up!

The team from @Clover Krush recently gave away 10 000 pairs of school shoes to kids in need, and Heather shares more on this – as well as lauding the SA designers who headed overseas to share their work with some important royalty at Buckingham Palace last week, ahead of @SAFashionWeek.

You can WIN a set of double tickets valued at R300 to the highly anticipated #GinForagingFestival taking place this Saturday @ChurchillsBar in @MelroseArch – you want to get your gin tasting on here – we promise! Listen in!

If you love @TopGear – then get all the info about Series 25 launching in SA this week, and Heather is looking forward to watching Tropika Island of Treasure as the celebs have just teamed up with the contestants and it’s set to be nail biting!

If gambling is your thing @SunInternational casino’s countrywide have R3.3 million up for grabs in their #SunChase competition – Heather has all the info, of course!

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Hangout With Heather – All the best Valentine’s ideas and events to keep you entertained!

Great Valentines dining and entertainment ideas abound in today’s show – and of course all your best news and goings on from Joburg!

Great Valentines offers abound @StanleyBeerYard, @ArbourCafe as well as two local celebs @JenaDover and @MalaBryan share their fave spots to eat too.

An #EveningOfLove is not to be missed @TimeSquare where some of SA’s top artists bring you a magical evening of romantic music.

@Illusionists is opening this Wednesday at The Teatro @Montecasino and is a great date idea! This Saturday 17th February also sees the finale spectacular of Top Model SA at @CarnivalCity and Heather chats to producer Willie Venter about what we can expect from the event.

Dates to diarise – @LushFestival is heading our way for the third iteration of the event over Easter, and Heather shares the line up as well as all your booking details.

WIN!! Heather has two sets of tickets to give away to see #ValentinesBlues coming to @NiroxSculpturePark on the 17th of February – a host of local musicians are set to make this a spectacular day out, as well as tickets to see singing sensation @DewaldWasserfall performing at the beautiful @FiarcityHotels Roodevallei Hotel in Pretoria on the 17th February!! Competitions closing soon – so make sure to enter!

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Short Fine Legs – Battered at the Bull Ring, Test Roundup & ODI Musings

Simmi Areff is back to help Dan unpack the battering Dean Elgar and the rest of the Proteas suffered at the Bull Ring, but at least they got a catchy song out of it.

They also unpack the series as a whole, arguing over player ratings and pick their best XI for the upcoming ODI series against India.

 

Hangout With Heather – Meet Dynamo world famous magician and loads more of the best entertainment news…

Want to know what’s happening in Joburg?
Thank goodness Heather is here to help. All your best entertainment and lifestyle info is right here on #HangoutWithHeather.

Heather spends time chatting to the internationally famed magician, Dynamo about his “Seeing Is Believing” tour heading to SA in May at the new @TimeSquare Sun Arena. If you love illusion and magic, then you will love Dynamo!

Kings and Queens of Comedy is another highly anticipated must-see comedy event, and Heather chats one on one with MD of @BluBlood – Osman Osman, all about the show, it’s beginnings, it’s growth and what we can expect in 2018!

Exciting news as @KatyPerry announces her first tour to SA in July – it is set to be something to be seen to be believed and Heather has all your info!

Vinyl fever is back with the #VinylFair – which returns to @StanleyBeeryard on the 4th of February and if you are all about old records and LP’s then this is one that you do not want to miss!

Get your romance on with an amazing Valentine’s dinner (with @VeuveCliquot too) taking place on Wednesday 14th February at the beautiful @ArbourCafe in Birdhaven

If you love good music – make sure you book your tickets to #ValentinesBlues heading to @NiroxSculpturePark on the 17th of February – a host of local musicians are set to make this a spectacular day out.

WIN!! Everyone loves to win stuff, and Heather has loads to giveaway – tickets to @KNQComedy heading our way on 10th February are up for grabs, as well as tickets to see singing sensation @DewaldWasserfall performing at the beautiful @FiarcityHotels Roodevallei Hotel in Pretoria on the 17th February!!

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Short Fine Legs – Neil McKenzie on Proteas Batting, All-Rounders & Superstitions

Dan gets technical with former Proteas batsman and batting coach Neil McKenzie ahead of the third and final Test against India at a hustling Wanderers Stadium.

Can Temba Bavuma kick on to become the rock in the middle order? Can Aiden Markram become a world beater? Can Andile Phehlukwayo become the all-rounder we so desperately crave?

All these questions, and a little bit on coaching and superstitions, in this latest episode.

 

Hangout With Heather – Els for Autism with Liezl Els

Everyone is back at work and the streets and email inboxes of Jozi are humming – may 2018 be a productive one for us all.

Heather is excited to share an exclusive one on one interview with Liezl Els (wife of Ernie) and founder of the @ElsForAutism Foundation as she finds out more about the great work that Liezl and her team are doing at their facilities in South Africa and the USA.

If you love a good comedy show, stay tuned to find out more about the latest offering from @AlanCommittie – his one-man show opens this Friday and is called #PlanetMirth – as well as the latest news on the @KingsandQueensofComedy heading in to its 6th year and bringing some of SA’s best comedic talent our way in February.

If you, like Heather, enjoy escaping to enjoy some peace and quiet, then make sure to find out more about the @CradleBoutiqueHotel and why you want to visit this beautiful hotel and enjoy the amazing views and beautiful surroundings.

WIN WIN WIN – If you want to get your hands on tickets to any of the following shows – make sure you stay tuned to find out how to enter – @TheIllusionists at @Montecasino on 15th February as well as the highly acclaimed @ColorPurple at the @JoburgTheatre on 6th February are up for grabs. If you love music then @TheBeatlesOnTour will have you dancing in the aisles, join me this Friday 19th January @EmperorsPalace – or enjoy the hysterical antics of @AndreTheHilariousHypnotist on 25th January – you know what to do listeners!

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Short Fine Legs – India Preview with Telford Vice

Dan is back after indulging way too much over the festive period so he’s called in some help to kick off 2018 in style.

There are few better cricket brains in the country than Telford Vice and it doesn’t hurt that he’s also a fantastic human. Dan rung him up to get the lowdown on the first Test against India, what to expect from the Newlands pitch and how menacing the South African attack really is.

Hangout With Heather – Fun festive ideas, holiday health and more…

It is officially December holidays. In South Africa that means, sun, sea, pool, cocktails and braai’s (barbeques) but Heather also thinks that it is the time of year to make sure that you look after your health too, and she chats to Master NLP Practitioner, Razia Mohamed about how you can use this time to create a routine for resting, that you can carry in to the New Year too, you only get one body and one mind!!

If you are looking for some New Years Eve parties, make sure to check out what is on the go in and around Joburg and Pretoria, Heather has a couple of ideas, as well as sharing about @SalsaMexicanGrill that is hosting a fun Mexican New Year, complete with face painting and tequila, and Heather is looking forward to ringing in the New Year with them!

Next year both @ChrisdeBurgh and @UB40 are heading to Jozi, make sure to get all your details and booking info on the podcast.

Heather is also quite excited that Sauvignon Blanc is set to be one of the top drinking trends in 2018 – she shares her favourite @Flagstone wines.

Keeping with the Mexican flavour, Heather shares about her recent visit to @LaRosaMexicanGrille in @Montecasino – it is certainly worth a pop in these holidays!

Congratulations to the winner of a Nomination Italy bracelet, Mangaliso Ngomane – hope you enjoy the festive spoil! There are loads of amazing giveaways heading your way in 2018, so do stay tuned. Heather will be back on your airwaves on Tuesday 9th January 2018.

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