Hangout With Heather – Elgin Vintners offers a scenic stay over, and Skip share limited edition face masks…

Hangout With Heather – Elgin Vintners offers a scenic stay over, and Skip share limited edition face masks…

It’s a special show this week as Heather joins the 9 Block Radio team, and shares more about her adventures in the beautiful valley of Elgin, located in the Western Cape. Heather chats with winemaker Marinda Kruger-Claasen from Elgin Vintners about their tasty wines, and the beautiful manor house property that is now open to receiving guests to stay over again in Level 1.

It’s fashion to the fore as the team from Skip detergent have teamed up with three local designers to create a fabulous limited edition range of face masks that are available with select purchases, a great way to not only promote local designers but help to keep our community safe at the same time and fashion designer Mantsho has joined forces with 1st For Women and Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi to launch a collection of trendy T’s to encourage be ‘fearless’ and the offers a symbol of strength and power.

The team from Tokara are ready to welcome summer with their just-released Sauvignon Blanc 2020, a perfect summer sipper to welcome in the forthcoming warmer weather and Roodeberg’s 1949 wine brings home a Gold Medal from The Decanter Awards in London – local is indeed lekker!

Iconic rock band +LIVE+ have announced their SA tour dates for 2021, and the great news is that if you booked to see them in 2020, your tickets will be valid for the 2021 shows, great news indeed, this is one group that is a much watch, well… live!

And of course, there are loads more lifestyle and entertainment news heading your way too…

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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive interview with Chef Chantel Dartnall and all the best in Jozi entertainment…

Of course Heather has all your best and latest goings on in and around Jozi to share with you – and this week she has an exclusive one on one interview with award-winning chef Chantel Dartnall, and they chat all things new menu, TV shows and more.

If you love food like Heather likes food (and drink) then you will want to find out more about #Hostex2018 the food and hospitality event not to be missed. Heather shares about the goings on at the event which runs until 8 May, and is one not to be missed on the SA culinary calendar.

Local chef, who is now running a highly acclaimed Michelin-star restaurant in France, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is just about to release his new book, simply titled ‘Jan The Journal’ and this coffee table book/luxury magazine is a must-have for any foodie – Heather has all your details.

The Caravela Portuguese festival has announced their entertainment line up for the highly anticipated event taking place at the end of June at Montecasino. Artists such as Mi Casa, Good Luck, Chunda Munki and loads more are set to perform – find out more on the show!

The Top 12 Miss SA finalists have been announced and they are an amazingly talented, not to mention beautiful bunch. The finale pageant is taking place on 27th May – and they have also just announced a brand new format for the event, so make sure to tune in for more info.

Want to spoil mom for Mother’s Day? Darling Sweet has just released the coolest hamper for mom, that includes not only toffees, bit also a recipe and ingredients for a delicious Malva Pudding that is sure to set any mom’s heart on fire 🙂

Winter hair care can be tricky, but Heather chats with local beauty guru, Francois Louw, and shares some great ideas to beat dull, dry and fly away hair this winter!

Get involved with some great initiatives – The Owl Rescue Centre are recycling for good, and this is your chance to get involved and make an impact on our planet – Heather shares more info. If you love to play golf, then make sure you take part in the Born To Perform fundraiser golf day on 17th May for a great cause. All funds raised will be going towards the annual Born to Perform concert, helping talented youth in the arts get a foot in the door.

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 whisky 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 – Exclusive chat with Cindy Alter, Puma Road Safety and more…

It’s another bumper filled show this week on #HangoutWithHeather with three epic interviews and of course all the best news and goings-on in and around Jozi.

This week Heather gets to have a great chat with Cindy Alter, lead singer from Clout who are reuniting at Lush Festival and find out more about this powerhouse local singer who smashed charts in 1978 along with her group, with the awesome hit ‘Substitute’.

Phillip Kekana (race car driver extraordinaire and stunt driver too!) has partnered with Puma Energy to host a much-needed road safety campaign just in time for Easter. Find out more as Heather chats to Phillip – and also finds out more about when he raced with the late Paul Walker too!

Tropika Island of Treasure is heating up, and Heather chats with recently eliminated contestant Nondu Mabizela, who along with her celebrity partner, Sbahle Mpisane left the island last night. Heather finds out more about her experience.

There are loads on the go this Easter weekend at Silverstar Casino and it’s all free – and so is their parking until the end of the month…so, you know what to do!

Great news that has just been announced, the hit Australian show ‘Tap Dogs’ is heading to SA in August – Heather has all your details!

Heather has tickets to give away to both ‘Married…but not to each other’ starring Tumi Morake and Ndumiso Lindi at The Lyric on 14th April – make sure you enter to win!

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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive interview with Lerato Mvelase and a ticket giveaway!

It’s a brand new year – Happy 2018! Expect only the best and latest Joburg news as #HangoutWithHeather returns to your airwaves.

Heather shares an exclusive one on one interview with Lerato Mvelase who plays the lead role of Shug Avery in the highly anticipated Color Purple which takes to the @JoburgTheatre stage later this month – find out more about this talented actress, her role and what to expect from this award-winning musical.

Find out more about two awesome upcoming shows not to be missed. @BeatlemaniaOnTour hits @EmperorsPalace on the 19th January and is a tribute show that is selling out and wowing audiences around the world.

Homegrown talent @AndreTheHilariousHypnotist is back at @Montecasino on 19th January – be prepared to laugh at not only his, but also his co-stars (the audience, and maybe even you!) hilarious antics. Find out all your details on the show.

WIN WIN WIN – a set of double tickets to see the highly anticipated The Illusionists at @Montecasino in February are up for grabs – make sure you tune in to find out what you need to do to get your hands on these!!

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Hangout With Heather – Interview with Darcy Oake from The Illusionists and loads of shows…

It’s getting festive here in Jozi, and Heather is feeling the Christmas Spirit/s this week on #HangoutWithHeather – your must listen to podcast for the latest details on whats happening in and around Johannesburg.

The show features an exclusive one on one interview with the international master of mystery – Grand Illusionist Darcy Oake, who leads the team of illusionists heading to SA in February. From amazing tricks, levitation, archery, disappearing acts and more – this is one show, and interview you do not want to miss! #ItsAnIllusion

Much excitement as the @ImperialIceStars twirl in to town, Heather shares about the highly anticipated Cinderella on Ice show now on at The Teatro @Montecasino as well as encouraging those looking for some fun family entertainment to book their tickets for both #RockTheCity – Rock of Ages now on at The Lyric @GoldReefCity, as well as #Pinocchio running until end December @JoburgTheatre.

Big congrats to our brand new Miss South Africa, Ade van Heerden, stepping in to fill the shoes of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who just last week took home the coveted #MissUniverse title.

This is your chance to WIN one of the stunning @NominationItaly bracelets that Heather is always going on about. She has one, valued at R2,200 up for grabs – listen in for what you need to do to enter!

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Hangout With Heather – Garth Taylor, Demi-Leigh scoops Miss Universe and more…

It’s that time of the week again #HangoutWithHeather – your must listen to podcast for the latest details on whats happening in and around Johannesburg.

This week Heather has an exclusive one on one interview with local musical talent @GarthTaylor – who is celebrating 20 years in the industry, following on from his smash hit ‘Why’ – and now ‘Stronger’ which is playing across local stations countrywide!

A huge well done to Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters scooping the coveted #MissUniverse title on Sunday night – our first one since 1978 and SA is so very proud of you!

It’s a busy week this week/end in Jozi – Heather shares her do not miss events from a Beer and Chocolate Pairing at @StanleyBeerYard to the highly anticipated Stellenbosch wine event at @Summerplace this Wednesday – to the super festive #MonteChristmasVillage at @montecasino – also opening this Wednesday 29th November.

If you are all about art – then the Cradle Contemporary Art Fair is for you. It kicks off this Thursday 30th November and runs until Sunday at the beautiful @CradleBoutiqueHotel and there is loads on the go besides art!

Just opened in @KyalamiCorner Shopping Centre, congrats to the team @JacksonsRealFoodMarket on their second store – good, fresh, wholesome food is now available to the folk of Kyalami and surrounds.

Great things are afoot at @SilverstarCasino in December! Celebrating 20 years in the industry as well – @Mafikizolo are performing the first concert in their tour series, and SA’s funny cousin @BarryHilton is also showing us his funny in December – stay tuned for all your details!

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Hangout With Heather – Jozi is full of fun…

It’s your weekly dose of fun things to do in and around Joburg – and Heather, of course, has you covered!

Heather chats one on one to the beautiful Sharon Spiegel Wagner who plays the lead character of Despina, in the local series #BedfordWives and finds out a bit more about life on set, and some juicy gossip too, of course!

Whatever you do, do not miss #UncorkandUnwind wine festival taking place this Thursday – the perfect chance to taste, and buy amazing wines for your summer collection!

Friday 20th October is #ChampagneDay and the team @TsogoSun hotels have you sorted with great deals and special offers – drink bubbly all day! Why not?

If you love stunning jewellery find out more about @ImpiloCollection and their stunning bespoke jewels. They also have a beautiful Pink Drive collection available for breast cancer awareness month, October. Find out more.

Diarise Sunday 29th October for an epic pool party at the @MaslowHotel – it is set to be a calendar highlight – Heather shares all the details.

If you love Scottish band @Texas – make sure you have your tickets booked for their December SA tour – excited.

Stand a chance to WIN! Heather has a set of tickets to attend @Churchills #ThursdayWhiskyAffair event taking place in Melrose Arch next week Thursday up for grabs. Make sure to enter for this really cool event!

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Hangout With Heather – What’s Hot in Jozi This Week?

If you love great things to do and see, join Heather as she shares about whats on the go in and around Jozi.

The Liberty @VukaKnowledgeSummit is heading our way in November and headlines international business speakers and masterminds @RussellSimmons @WoleSoyinka and much more – find out more.

Heather is hosting a table at the @PinkTableProject this year – all proceeds go to cancer awareness and prevention. This year the lunch promises to be a highly exciting event, as you not only change tables but actually entire restaurants between each course! Find out more on how you can get involved #PinkTableSwitch series and make a difference.

If you want to be a @CakeBoss like Buddy Valastro on TV – there is a great competition on the go – with a patisserie diploma in the offing – find out more.

There is a brand new bar in Dainfern – called the @BlackTongueBar – it’s cool, it’s funky and kinda hip (but still fun without deafening you) and Heather shares more about this newly opened must pop in watering hole!

If you love hip-hop and street dancing and want to support local talent – the do yourself a favour and go and see @PopLocknRoll This movie is blowing up the circuit at the moment – and Heather shares why!

WIN tickets to the highly anticipated @PinotageandBiltongFestival worth R 440 per set x 2 – and enjoy a fabulous day drinking wine and eating biltong at the beautiful @LeribaHotel in Centurion! #PinoBiltongFest

You can win loads of Heather’s favourite things, as she is still celebrating her 100th podcast – @TranquiniGlobal relaxation drink, @HaagenDazs_SA ice cream vouchers, @FlagstoneWines and dining vouchers worth R 300 each for both @ArbourCafe and @StanleyBeerYard as well as the chance to do a 20 minute @Bodytec workout with Heather in Bryanston, followed by a breakfast with her too. Make sure to find out how to enter.

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Hangout With Heather – What’s happening in Jozi this week

Hello there Tuesday and of course #HangoutWithHeather.
There is loads on the go of course, and Heather shares the very best in entertainment and things to do in Joburg, as always.

Heather has a very special message from legendary musician @JackParow ahead of #BrandyFest this weekend, he shares about why you need to make sure you are there, and it does promise to be one epic event!

November heralds the arrival of @JohnLegend and his Darkness and Light World Tour, and Heather has all your details with regards to ticketing and booking details for the show.

Marvel comics are releasing #InHumans as a TV show – but if you want a sneak peek, make sure you get all to Imax at @SterKinekor cinemas to watch the first two episodes before it hits MNet Channel 101 at the end of the month!

You can win your own home with #WinAHome which is back on @AfternoonExpress show and one viewer can win their dream home in the stunning @EyeOfAfrica Estate.

Make sure you have your tickets for #JazzInTheCradle taking place this weekend @NiroxSculupture – amazing sounds and beautiful surroundings – sounds like heaven to us! Heather chats to Lloyd who is one of the organisers of the event and finds out a bit more about what to expect at the show on Sunday!

Winners are announced for the R500 paint voucher to give away from the team at @ProminentPaints in Midrand, as well as a set of tickets to the #BrandyFestival taking place this weekend AND two sets of tickets to the @OysterFoodandWineFestival also this weekend – so make sure you listen in to see if you have won!!

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Hangout With Heather – Interview with Jason Goliath, Splash and more…

It’s that time of the week again – can we get a hoorah for #HangoutWithHeather who is as excited about her upcoming public holiday as you are.

Don’t forget that @JasonGoliath live on stage at The Lyric @GoldReefCity on 18th & 19th August with his #LiveSeries show and it is set to be a laugh a minute. Heather catches up with this funny man to find out more…

Calling all design and DIY fundi’s do catch @Decorex which opens this week @GallagherConventionCentre and literally has everything you need to redo your home from A-Z all under one roof. If decorating is your thing, then Heather has a R500 paint voucher to give away from the team at @ProminentPaints in Midrand – so make sure you listen in.

Legendary performer @Nataniel heads our way a bit later this month, and Heather shares all about his new show, titled 30 years, 90 minutes and it is set to be spectacular.

Splash! – The Water Circus looks like a show not to be missed, and Heather shares more about this, as well as other upcoming shows Rock of Ages and The Illusionists.

Heather also announces the winner of her Cradle of Food and Wine Festival tickets. The festival is taking place on the 19th August at The Cradle Boutique Hotel and looks like a load of fun!

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