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Top 10 things to do at Sun City

The legendary Sun City in the North West province is still one of SA’s favorite holiday and premium lifestyle picks. Voted Ekurhuleni's ideal destination for a little rejuvenation, it’s not hard to understand why millions of visitors are drawn to this extraordinary resort each year. Only a 2...

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Beat-the-budget spots for a delectable sandwich in Ekurhuleni

The food in Ekurhuleni is amazing. But, just because we have a seemingly endless supply of four-star restaurants to choose from, doesn’t mean we always want a fancy meal. Sometimes all we crave is a good old’ fashioned sandwich (at a reasonable price of course)… After...

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Spots for a delicious cake in Ekurhuleni

Maybe you’ve been tasked with planning your BFF’s next birthday party, or simply made it through a stressful day with all your hair in place. (Go, you!) We never need a reason to take Marie Antoinette’s famous advice. Yes, a delicious cake is the order of the...

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Where to get the juiciest ribs in town

Every foodie knows that nothing inspires food envy quite like a glorious rack of ribs. To narrow down your search for the perfect pork, beef or spare ribs – we put out our rib radar to find restaurants that offer succulent ribs in every size,...

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Where best to watch Black Panther in Ekurhuleni

If you haven’t had the chance to go watch one of the world’s most talked-about movies, you might want to head out to an awesome cinema this week. Marvel Studio’s Black Panther made its debut this weekend, garnering exceptional reviews and remarkable box office records. Black Panther chronicles...

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The ideal age to acquire property

Although many people only start thinking about home-ownership when they are ready to “settle down” or start a family, experts say it's never too late to begin investing and planning for the future. According to property expert  Gerhard Kotzé in an article published on Get...

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The city’s most delectable fish and chips

Crispy and comforting – when well done, a plate of traditional fish and chips is simply irresistible. These five fast-food restaurants are the go-to place for a serving of the city’s finest fish and chips.   5. Fish and Chips Co. Whether you’re craving hake and chips, russians...

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More funny for less money

Comedy legends Jason Goliath, Trevor Gumbi, Dave Levinsohn and Gilli Apter will perform live on one stage in The R99 Show at the Red Roman Shed on January 27 at Emperors Palace.     The R99 Show is a new variety show that will kick-start...

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Recipe: Cherry Merlot Winesicles

Tantalize your taste buds with some delicious, adult-pleasing Cherry Merlot ‘Winesicles’. Yes, they include wine…   Ingredients: 1 ½ cups Ecco Domani Merlot 1 ½ cups fresh cherries, pitted 6 oz simple syrup   To make: Combine the merlot, cherries and simple syrup in a...

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Best Coffee in Ekurhuleni

Ekurhuleni boasts an exciting array of coffee shops, nestled across the city’s urban sprawl. We’ve cut through the noise to bring you the best cafés and restaurants at which to get your morning caffeine fix.   MUGG & BEAN Mugg and Bean is probably home to some...

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Recipe: Greek Buddha Bowl

If you’re an avid foodie or a staunch follower of trends, you’ve probably seen the #Buddhabowl trend on Instagram quite a few times. Buddha bowls, or ‘hippy bowls’ as they are commonly known, are hearty, filling dishes made of delicious vegetables and whole-wheat grains. The...

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Best Burgers in Ekurhuleni

There’s nothing as splendid as a succulent burger made from the finest selection of beef; served with a touch of local flavour to have you licking your fingers. Grab a friend, take a trip and experience first-hand the top six spots that serve the best...

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Best of Ekurhuleni awards ceremony

Last night, October 19, the third Best of Ekurhuleni Readers' Choice Awards ceremony took place at Emperors Palace. The businesses voted best by you, the residents of Ekurhuleni, were acknowledged and awarded at the event. Our lucky readers were presented with their prizes, that they...

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Outdoor family adventures in Ekurhuleni

The city of Ekurhuleni encompasses the vibrancy of Gauteng - boasting a diverse heritage, numerous attractions and a tranquil urban scene. Ekurhuleni is home to a sizeable number of communities which all contribute to making this city the tourism destination of choice. We’ve rounded up...

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Stay young, happy and financially free

Saving doesn't come naturally to most of us. For someone who is relatively young or in their twenties - grasping the real value of money can be quite difficult. You are indeed capable of becoming a good and happy financial steward, especially if you are...

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Intimate matters: Finding the perfect Bra

Bras are probably the most important piece of apparel you own and shopping for them can be quite, well let’s say… intimate. Whilst cheek and revealing underwear with frilly lace or soft satin are the most sought by many women – finding these in the...

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Explore Ekurhuleni’s finest traditional buffet restaurants

Buffets don’t always enjoy the best reputation – and, admittedly, the idea of dried out food that has been prepared for masses, and left open on display for hours is far from tempting. But there are some restaurants said to be getting it right. Visit...

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Don’t miss The Parlotones at The Barnyard

The Here, There & Everywhere South African Tour will see the Parlotones travel across the country, from city to sea and everywhere in-between. Fans will be treated to yet another evening of Parlotones magic, energy, enigma and sing alongs from their chart-topping hits that go...

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Mashabela Galane and crew Rock The Mother Tongue at Carnival City

A crew of nine hilarious jokesters will be unleashed at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena for a night packed with laughter, with the Rock the Mother Tongue – Crew 2 comedy showcase on July 22. Legendary funny man Mashabela Galane will host the event as...

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Shreya Goshal back in South Africa for a Bollywood spectacular

After performing to sold-out audiences in 2016, the internationally acclaimed and award-winning ‘Queen of Bollywood’, Shreya Ghoshal, returns, by popular demand, to serenade South African fans with yet another night of soulful melody and music.  Shreya will be accompanied by popular Indian vocalist, Kinjal Chattopadhyay,...

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Show your support for the MES Kids Festival

The event forms a key part of the organisation’s annual fundraising initiatives for the East Rand branch, situated in Kempton Park. MES (Mould Empower Serve), a national NPO (not-for-profit organisation), will hold their annual Kids Festival on August 26, 2017, at the Dries Niemandt Stadium...

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Trolls visit Toys R Us stores in July

Children can look forward to a kaleidoscope of colour as the Trolls embark on a new adventure, leaving their mystical village to visit Toys R Us stores in July. he mischievous characters, known for their multi-coloured manes and hair-raising adventures, will invade several Toys R...

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Preparing For Summer

Don’t miss this interesting gardening talk at Best of Ekurhuleni winner, GardenShop FloraFarm, in Boksburg. It is going to be a good growing season with these helpful gardening tips. Don’t let summer catch you unprepared. Saturday, July 22, 9am to 10am. To book, contact 011...

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Take ‘em to the Movies…

A round-up of the best kid-friendly films on circuit right now.   This Beautiful Fantastic (PG) A contemporary fairy tale revolving around the unlikely friendship between a reclusive young woman with dreams of being a children’s book author and a cantankerous widower, set against the...

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Enjoy an inspiring high tea with Zelda le Grange this Women’s Day

Zelda le Grange, who served former President Nelson Mandela in various capacities for almost 20 years, is set to inspire guests at a motivational yet spirited high tea event at Carnival City Casino this Women’s Day (August 9). The Mad Hatter’s Tea themed tea party...

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Put a smile on your dial with Fool and the Gang

Forget the weather and put a smile on your dial with Fool and the Gang at Carnival City this winter. The outrageous gang of funnymen hit the stage at the Mardi Gras on July 15. In the mix are Isaac Gampu, Jay Boogie, Qatha Khuzwayo,...

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Feel the burn and get active

A fitness and dance extravaganza, FitFest and RSVP Party, will get hearts racing and palms sweating at the Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace on July 29. Featuring some of the latest fitness trends to hit the International Fitness Industry, the event will offer something...

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Fresh new look for Ocean basket at Carnival City

The restaurant boasts an enticing, value-for-money menu, which means guests can enjoy all of their favourite dishes when visiting Carnival City. Cravings for fresh and innovative seafood dishes are satisfied in style at the newly refurbished Ocean Basket at Carnival City. The restaurant has undergone...

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The Greatest Dance-off Party

Get ready to party! Kidz Rock presents a brand new fantastic show called Shut Up & Dance - paying tribute to the greatest dance hits. Shut Up & Dance features a live band with three dancers and three singers getting the party started. The audience...

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Titans of Bollywood live at Emperors Palace

For the first time ever in South Africa, get ready to watch the Titans of Bollywood, Vishal and Shekhar Live in concert. The dynamic duo, Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani are the number one music maestros in India. Known for being award-winning lyricists, composers, directors...

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The Smurfs Live On Stage brings the magic of Smurf Village to South Africa for the first time ever

“La-la-la-la-la-la, sing a happy song. La-la-la-la-la-la, Smurf the whole day long!” A song that generations of fans have come to love and, with a little sprinkle of magic dust, South African audiences will soon be transported into the magical world of colourful mushroom houses and little blue...

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Stars of the Ballet Russia plié their way to Emperors Palace

The Stars of the Ballet Russia will dazzle and delight audiences on August 6 as the talented ballet company heads to the magnificent Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace for the South African leg of the company’s international tour. Fans can look forward to a...

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Beloved Liewe Heksie back by popular demand

After captivating shows at Carnival City last winter, South Africa’s beloved Liewe Heksie is back by popular demand at the Mardi Gras Theatre during the upcoming school holidays. Young and old fans will be able to watch new Liewe Heksie stories unfold on July 1....

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Minions characters come to Ekurhuleni

Despicable Me 3 characters are coming to Carnival City this winter. Fans of the outrageous blockbuster franchise Despicable Me can look forward to rubbing shoulders with Gru and one of his Minions, Mel, at Sun International properties this winter. The colourful characters will be visiting...

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Krone 4 returns to Carnival City three foot stomping parties

After a series of sell-out shows, Krone 4 is back at Carnival City this winter. A stellar ensemble of South African artists will convene at the Big Top Arena for more foot-stomping parties on July 28, 29 and 30. Krone favourites gracing the stage again...

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New multi-sensory 4DX cinema to open at Nu Metro Emperors Palace

4DX pushes the limits of cinema to its ultimate pinnacle. The launch of a 4DX cinema at Emperor’s Palace ushers in a new multi-sensory experience for cinema-goers. The cinema, with a seating capacity for 84 patrons, will open on Friday, June 9, offering viewers heightened...

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Gospel fans invited to join Benjamin Dube’s live CD recording at Carnival City

The legacy of Benjamin Dube continues with his latest musical treasure. The celebrated South African gospel singer is recording the next installment of his widely-revered In His Presence album series live at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena on July 1, 2017. For this live recording,...

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Fine Dining and Delicious Meals at Beijing City

Good company and excellent food, what more can anyone ask for on a Friday night? Fine dining and delicious cuisine were certainly the order of the day at Beijing City Restaurant on Friday evening, May 26.The restaurant, which boasts an extensive menu and specialises in...

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Cheers Beer Festival returns to Emperors Palace

Craft beer fans can look forward to sampling some of South Africa’s refreshingly unique brews at the Cheers Beer Festival, taking place on June 10 at the Red Roman Shed in Emperors Palace. The event kicks off at 12 noon, and will feature a wide...

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Warm up with the Winter Wine Festival

Wine-lovers can look forward to sampling some of the country’s best wines at the Cellar Rats Winter Wine Festival, on June 3, in the Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace. The festival will feature over 400 of South Africa's best wines, bubblies, ports, pot-still brandies,...

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Top artists on the bill for jazz fest

On the bill for the fifth edition of the Business Premium Jazz Festival at Carnival City, on June 3, is Amazulu singing sensation, Amanda Black and the forever-in-season trio The Soil. The soul uplifting jazz spectacular also features soul crooners, Afrotraction and the 2015 winner...

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Don’t miss Jazz Legends with Hugh Masekela at Carnival City

June brings a treat for music fans as four of South Africa’s iconic jazz performers, Hugh Masekela, Caiphus Semenya, Bhudaza and Dumza Maswana, collaborate for a rare concert at Carnival City. The legendary, award winning performers take to the stage at the Big Top Arena...

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Vote for Your Favourite Steakhouse

The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships are once again hunting down South Africa's greatest steakhouse, and inviting members of the public to take part in this exciting annual competition. How The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships 2017 Works   May: Public Voting Round and Weekly Prizes During the month...

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Bru’s brings more Whacked Comedy

Carnival City’s Bru’s brings more Whacked Comedy for fans in May. Once again, there is a diverse mix of sought-after comedians in the line-up for the Friday night Whacked Comedy showcases, including Mel Miller, Darren Simpson, Martin Jonas and Joey Rasdien to name but a...

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Have a cold one at the Green Craft Beer Festival

Come and sample some of the finest craft beers on the market while you party with some awesome bands. The second Green Craft Beer Festival will take place on Saturday, June 3, at Benoni Northerns Sports Club (Brodigan Street, Northmead) and will kick off at...

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Wear Your Slippers For A Good Cause

Friday, May 12, is Slipper Day in South Africa. It’s a special time of year when ordinary South Africans, celebrities and Wimpy join forces to support the incredible work done by Reach for a Dream. Following the overwhelming success of last year’s initiative, Wimpy outlets...

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Toys R Us partners with Tekkie Tax in support of National Tekkie Day

South Africans can step into action for charity by donning their favourite pair of sneakers in support of National Tekkie Day 2017. Toys R Us, which has partnered with Tekkie Tax since 2015 as a national distributor of the charitable stickers, will also make the...

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Tsepo Tshola Pays Tribute to Sankomota at Birchwood Jazz Evening

Baritone Maestro, Tsepo Tshola, will lead an evening honouring his former band, Sankomota, at the next Birchwood Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Evening on Friday, May 5, at Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg. The evening will also feature Sankomota’s pianist and saxophonist,...

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Drivers can test their mettle in national amateur competition

4X4 drivers can test their mettle in South Africa’s only, truly national amateur 4X4 competition, the Cooper Dust Series, when it comes to Carnival City on May 6. The event, which invites drivers to show off their 4X4 prowess in a series of 30 obstacles,...

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Make a Difference and Stand a Chance to Win a Prize Worth R60 000

The Dads’ Charity Challenge, in partnership with Federal Airlines and Seasons in Africa, is running a charity raffle with a fantastic prize up for grabs. By buying a ticket and showing your support for a good cause, you can stand a chance of winning a...

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Princess Charlene of Monaco visits Benoni

Clyde Meela Her Serene Highness (HSH) Princess Charlene of Monaco paid a visit to Gugulesizwe Primary School, on Friday, April 21, in Daveyton, as her first official royal duty during her five day visit to the country. he was joined by Ekurhuleni acting mayor Clr...

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Flora Farm to host gardening workshops

Don’t miss these interesting gardening talks, workshops and hands-on demonstrations at GardenShop FloraFarm, in Boksburg. Gardening On a Budget (David Viljoen) Don’t let tough times keep you from enjoying gardening. Here a few cost saving gardening tips. Saturday, April 22, 9am to 10am. Waterwise (David...

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2017’s hottest hair trend

This year is shaping up to be a wild one when it comes to the latest hair trend - holographic hair. It all started with holographic nails and soon the colours have spread to various items of clothing, accessories and now even hair. What makes...

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Troye the Hypnotist Mixes It Up At Carnival City

One of the country’s foremost comedians, mentalists and hypnotists, Troye the Hypnotist, will deliver a delightful mix of mind-boggling tricks and laugh-out-loud comedy at Carnival City in April and May. This master stage hypnotist will perform four electrifying shows at Carnival City’s [email protected]’s on April...

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Be Mad about Easter at Greenstone Shopping Centre

There are plenty of fun activities taking place at Greenstone Shopping Centre over Easter. Tea Party Join Alice for the March Hare’s Tea Party on Saturday, April 8 and Saturday, April 15. Visitors can also meet and greet the Mad Hatter and March Hare on...

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Emperors Palace Pulls Out All The Stops This Easter

Visitors can expect festive Easter activities from April 14 to 17, including entertainment for children and accommodation specials. Emperors Palace is pulling out all the stops to make Easter 2017 ‘egg-stra’ special for the whole family. Visitors can expect festive Easter activities from April 14 to...

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“Egg-citing” Stuff in Store for Kids at Carnival City over Easter

There is plenty of fun and family friendly entertainment lined up at Carnival City over Easter weekend. The Easter weekend is jam packed with “egg-citing” things for kids to do at Carnival City. Easter egg giveaways, face-painting, egg decorating, puppet shows and jesters, circus performers,...

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Something naughty but nice for the boys

The gorgeous dancers from the well-known ladies’ dance revue group, Pulse, have something naughty but nice up their sleeves for Ekurhuleni’s hot-blooded guys over the next three months. They will be at Carnival City’s [email protected]’s on April 27, May 25 and June 5 to deliver...

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Uplifting jazz evening at the Birchwood

The Crown Gospel Award winner Sicelo Moya, together with husband and wife duo Thabo and Nonhlanhla Mdluli, will lead an evening of praise and jazz at the Birchwood Hotel’s Gospel According to Jazz evening. The music legends are set to entertain music lovers on April...

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No reason to feel blue these school holidays

Those jolly little blue critters are back and are inviting you to join them on an exciting journey as they head off on a fun-filled expedition in search of a lost village. With school holidays approaching, children and adults will want to lace up their...

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Make your photos look magical

Getting the golden light in your photos isn’t about where, as much as it is about when the photo is taken. Golden light shows up during golden hour, this is normally the hour after sunrise or the hour before sunset. During these times the sun...

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Heavyweights International Comedy hits the Big Top

South African, Nigerian and Ugandan comedians unite for a once off and outrageously funny comedy showcase, The Heavyweights International Comedy Show, to promote African Unity and a bid to fight against xenophobia in South Africa. The show will be held at Carnival City on April...

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Country rockers to hit Carnival City

Two of South Africa’s hottest original country bands will be performing at Carnival City on March 31. Catch two of South Africa’s hottest original country rock bands in a double bill that promises a toe-tapping, dance along journey all the way to Nashville and beyond....

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Be a teetotaler this St Patrick’s Day

Not only does green tea contain antioxidants, it also has a range of health benefits as well. Green will be the colour of the day on Friday, March 17, when countries around the world celebrate St Patrick’s Day. However, if green beer is not appealing...

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The Great Moscow Circus heading to Carnival City

A decade since its last sell-out tour to South Africa the Great Moscow Circus returns to Gauteng just in time for the upcoming school holidays. Carnival City’s Big Top Arena will play host to this all new, sensational show from March 31 until April 9....

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SAMA award winning aKing set to Rock on the Lawns

Cape Town based alternative rock and pop band, aKing, will treat their Gauteng fans to one of their famously energetic live performances when they collaborate with some of South Africa’s top bands and artists for Rock on the Lawns at Carnival City on March 18....

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Lusito Land brings you the same rich cultural experience at its new home

One of Joburg’s biggest authentic cultural food and music events, the Lusito Land Festival, is back from April 26 to May 1, at their new and improved venue on Cayman Road, Alewynspoort, Johannesburg South. This year’s festival will mark the 36th year of the widely-loved...

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Fill up on your dose of laughter with Riaad Moosa & Friends at Emperors

Research has proven that having friends helps us live longer and healthier lives; they help to counter stress and they improve our general happiness and mood.  Which is why you cannot miss Riaad Moosa & Friends at Emperors Palace on Saturday, March 25. Joining Riaad...

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A fusion of flavour

Adega Restaurants serves only the finest Portuguese cuisine, freshly prepared on order, at branches throughout South Africa. Each of their restaurants has its own character yet still upholds the high standard that you have come to love about Adega. Customers have voted them the Best...

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Top SA artists collaborate for first ever Afrikaans Karnaval

Some of South Africa’s best loved artists collaborate for a sizzling musical showcase, Afrikaans Karnaval, at Carnival City. Conceptualised and brought to fans by Carnival City, Afrikaans Karnaval, featuring the biggest names in Afrikaans music, will become an annual event. “Afrikaans music is alive and...

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Blacks Only Comedy show returns to Emperors Palace

What started as a one-night only comedy show in 2004, Blacks Only Comedy is now in its fourteenth year, with shows occurring three or four times a year. Blacks Only kicks off 2017 with their latest relevant theme, Blacks Only Comedy Capture. Slated for Saturday,...

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Miss SA 2017 Top 12 spread some love and cheer

The Miss SA 2017 Top 12 helped spread some love and cheer at Lethukukhanya Care Centre between KwaThema and Tsakane (Withok Estate) during Valentine’s week. The bevy of beauties handed out gifts and treats to the young children, who were thrilled with the surprise visit...

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Transformers Animatronics coming to Emperors Palace

From March to May, Optimus Prime, Megatron, Bumblebee and the Rescue Bots will invade the African continent for the first time in Transformers Animatronics at Emperors Palace. Visitors can look forward to breathtaking sculptures made from wrecked cars, on display against the scenery of the...

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Can you keep up with the Kandasamys?

Be one of the first to watch the hilarious new comedy, Keeping up with the Kandasamys, at one of the exclusive screenings taking place at selected Ster-Kinekor cinemas around the country on Sunday, February 26. Carnival City Ster-Kinekor is one of these cinemas. Bookings open...

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Emperors presents Nathalie and Miss Portugal SA

Emperors Palace will celebrate Portuguese culture in February with Fado singing sensation, Nathalie, and the crowning of Miss Portugal South Africa 2017. Dubbed the fresh face of Fado, Nathalie will perform with the renowned Soweto String Quartet in the Theatre of Marcellus on February 24...

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Renowned jazz maestro to thrill audiences

Tsepo Tshola will join the line-up for an energetic, musically-masterful Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) over the weekend of March 31 and April 1. The award-winning jazz musician who appeared with Mafikizolo at CTIJF 2016 is back by popular demand, to host his own...

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Russian Ballet Company to pay tribute to composers

The Royal Moscow Ballet will return to the Theatre of Marcellus stage at Emperors Palace on March 4 and 5 as it pays tribute to Great Russian composers Sergei Rachmaninov, Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Aleksander Borodin. Founded in 2002 by principal dancer and choreographer Anatoly Emelianov...

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Ultra 2017 promises to be a revolutionary party

With less than 20 days to go until the over the top madness of Ultra South Africa returns to our sunny shores, organisers have released the full and final lineup. This includes all the artists and stage information for all the excited Ultranauts heading to...

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Spoil that special someone this Valentine’s month

Eastgate Shopping Centre is celebrating the month of love this February with a great competition with a prize package worth over R2 000 from health and healing specialists Health Wake Up, Modern Greek Classic restaurant, Plaka and IMAX cinema tickets. To enter, visit the photo...

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Festival @ St Dunstan’s tickets are on sale

It's time to shine your dancing shoes because tickets are on sale for one of our favourite annual festivities! The family fun-filled Festival @ St Dunstan’s is happening at St Dunstan’s College, in Benoni, on May 13. The hot line-up for this year includes: Timo...

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See the funny side of life with Whacked Comedy

Comedy fans can look forward to an eclectic mix of sought-after comedians at the weekly comedy evenings at Carnival City’s upmarket Bru’s in February. On the bill for the Friday night Whacked Comedy showcases next month are some of the country’s best known comedians including...

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Audition for Idols!

Carnival City is gearing up for the influx of emerging singers set to descend on the complex for the Gauteng round of auditions for Idols SA Season 13, on February 4. This will be the 4th year that Carnival City provided a stage for the thousands...

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Are you South Africa’s next green goddess?

Do you have an innate passion for our planet and the resources it provides to all living beings? Are you eager to make an improvement in the lives of others and create awareness of sustainable living, all while having fun? Applications for Miss Earth South...

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Beach style party boasts sensational line-up!

It’s time to break the heat of summer with LILO; an alternative music festival situated on the water at the oh-so-trendy Cielo Beach Bar on February 4. LILO is proudly brought to you by The Green. Live – the same groundbreaking team that has brought...

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Be discovered at the Summer Heat Model and Talent Search

We're excited to announce that Carnival City plays host to the Gauteng East Rand auditions for the annual Summer Heat Model and Talent Search on Sunday, January 29. The auditions will be hosted in the Rio Rooms at the resort. Successful applicants can audition by...

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Eastgate donates funds raised over festive season to charity

Over the festive season, Eastgate Shopping Centre hosted an extensive list of fun-filled activities, focusing on raising funds for charity in the true spirit of ‘giving back’. An amount of R314 081 was recently donated to four local charities including the Jo’burg Child Welfare Society,...

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V8 drifting action at The Rock Raceway

Rockmania Showdown is scheduled to take place at The Rock Raceway on January 21. Abie Sada from The Rock Raceway says it’s going to be a show-stopper of note as the renowned circuit comes alive with high-octane-boosted power. “Drift fans have the opportunity of a...

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Don’t miss the Michael Jackson tribute show

The world’s most popular Michael Jackson Tribute Show will head to the Theatre of Marcellus from February 3 to 19. The spectacular live concert experience will journey through Michael Jackson’s famed musical history, including his early days as a member of the Jackson 5, his...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve Broadway style!

Barnyard’s shows on December 31 start at 9pm (doors open 7pm) with three sets, ending at 1am, and include a countdown to midnight. Tickets are R395 per person and include a welcome drink on arrival, fun surprise party accessories and snacks (which may vary between...

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The Vamps at the TicketPro Dome

The United Kingdom’s biggest export in music, The Vamps, will tour South Africa for the first time ever in March. James McVey and Brad Simpson started the band a few years ago by writing songs together, but it wasn’t until a short while later when...

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The ultimate diner experience

We're so excited to confirm that Brooklyn Brothers recently launched an exciting new store in the ever-popular Eastgate shopping centre in Bedfordview. Brooklyn Brothers, modelled on the illustrious American-style diner, developed from concept by Fournews, who with over 21 years’ experience in the food and beverage...

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A sushi bar fit for the movies

There are some things that Hollywood filmmakers just love to over-romanticise, such as proms, skinny pumpkin lattés, vampire romances and … sushi dates! It is often portrayed as glamorous when movie characters hook up in a sushi bar to talk about their personal lives or...

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Beliebers mark your Calenders – dates for ‘Purpose World Tour’ Announced!

Global superstar Justin Bieber announced that his Purpose World Tour will be coming to South Africa in 2017. Beliebers are promised another unforgettable Big Concerts Experience, with 947, KFM, M-Net and Channel 24, presented by Discovery. The concert dates are as follows: Johannesburg: Sunday, May...

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18th jazz festival boasts exceptional line-up!

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has heralded its 18th year with a brilliantly edgy and musically-broad line-up for 2017 that will captivate jazz purists, fusion lovers and soul nostalgics. The first artists have been announced and this is what fans of this internationally-acclaimed...

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Calling all fashionistas

If you love fashion and haven’t yet visited H&M, we suggest putting it on your to do list this festive season. With over five different brands to choose from and many diverse styles, you can keep your wardrobe up-to-date. H&M strives to inspire fashion fans...

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Carnival City is set to host Colour in the Sun

Colour in the Sun, inspired by the traditional Holi colour festival in India, ventures to Carnival City on December 16. The event will bring together thousands of colour-crazy revellers for an afternoon of spectacular entertainment, sets by well-known DJs and tons of powder-infused fun. Confirmed...

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A must see for the whole family

Beautiful Creatures in association with Blu Blood, are excited to announce the return of the award-winning children’s stage production, Beautiful Creatures, at the Theatre of Marcellus, Emperors Palace, from December 8 to 18. Proceeds from this award-winning children’s stage production will be donated to StopRhinoPoaching.com....

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Classic American doughnuts unleash in Ekurhuleni!

Ekurhuleni locals watched starry eyed as Krispy Kreme opened its doors at Eastgate for the first time on December 1. Some lovers of the deliciously decadent doughnut brand slept over at the shopping centre in order to secure a spot in the lengthy line of...

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts launch at Eastgate!

If you have a sweet tooth, get excited because Krispy Kreme Doughnuts South Africa will open its seventh store at Eastgate Shopping Centre on December 1. Having recently undergone a renovation and expansion project in 2015 and 2016, Eastgate Shopping Centre is the perfect location for...

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Daredevils in fire action

Carnival City will be a hive of thrilling motorcycling action on December 10 with awe-inspiring stunts, men on fire, Harley-Davidson rides and more. The event, Fire Stunt, to start in the venue’s parking lot at 2pm, will include a static display of new and currently...

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Coming soon: The ultimate shopping experience

We are counting down the months to the much anticipated opening of the new Springs Mall. Boasting about 120 stores, Springs Mall is offering locals a thrilling shopping experience on the East Rand. Local fashion outlets including Cotton On, Woolworths, Edgars and Mr Price are...

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Be #selfieless this festive season with Canon

Canon SA introduces the #selfieless movement, to inspire South Africans to turn off their selfie mode, to capture a selfless moment this festive season. Canon SA is calling on South Africans to turn their selfies away from themselves and, instead, shift the focus to animals...

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East Rand Mall welcomes iJUMP!

If you're wondering how to ententain the kids this holiday season, look no further!  iJUMP launches Gauteng’s latest adrenaline-inducing trampoline arena at the iconic and newly refurbished East Rand Mall on Saturday, November 26. It offers an electrifying trampoline universe with a range of dynamic...

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Princess Charlene declares World Rugby Awards to be held in Monaco

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco graced the World Rugby Awards with her presence on Sunday, November 13. The princess announced at the glittering event, held at the Hilton London Metropole, that the affair will be hosted in Monaco for a minimum of two years...

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She’ll love you madly

Hurry to the Pandora concept store, in East Rand Mall or Eastgate, to view Pandora's brand new jewellery collection. Inspired by the magic and mystery of the night sky, we love this hand-finished collection of  illuminating metals, stones and frosted flowers. It's the perfect gift to spoil...

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No-bake Oreo cheesecake

If you’re a sucker for both Oreos and cheesecake, you’ll love this oh-so-delicious no-bake Oreo cheesecake recipe! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vl7OBBTv7KY

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10 Healthy snacks while you study

Not only are the munchies prone to kick in while having your nose in the books, but it is also a nutritional fact that a healthy diet is beneficial to the optimal functioning of the brain.   Here are ideas for healthy snacks you can...

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Sweeten up your life with this baked ricotta cheesecake

It is the sweet simple things that make life good. This baked ricotta cheesecake is served in small ramekins, making for a delightful sweet dessert for any occasion. The recipe contains rice flour and potato flour, which are both gluten free. The eggs are an...

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The right swimsuit for you

Whether you are petite, full figured, tanned or pale; there is a bathing suit just for you! Consider the tips in this must watch video when you go swimsuit shopping: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcS4FRRuxGw Have a look at Best of Ekurhuleni Reader’s Choice Award winner in the Best...

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Tackling the hairy problem of shedding

The commencement of summer probably comes with your fur baby shedding hair around the house. Despite the nuisance, especially with breeds prone to shedding, it can be dealt with and you can focus on loving them while enjoying a clean home. Here are four tips...

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Readers’ choice awards 2016

Ekurhuleni readers have spoken for the Best of Ekurhuleni Readers' Choice Awards 2016. Be sure to look out for the winners, who will be announced on October 27th at Emperors Palace and published in our newspapers' inserts as well as the Best of Ekurhuleni website. A...

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Be hair happy today

Do you have hair loss problems or cant seem to grow out your last haircut? We have the solution for you! This fast acting hair growth range nourishes the hair with essential advanced aminos, which condition your hair to its optimum growth rate from within...

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Hello sun-kissed glow!

The number one beauty rule is without a doubt to stay out of the sun. We know that the damage we incur from sunburn only show up at a later stage, which makes avoiding the rays an investment in our beautiful future selves. There is,...

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Eat your way to healthier hair

We know how busy you are and can barely find the time to head over to the hairdresser, but don't feel too bad for those bad hair days (Yes, we experience these too) So, the solution? - FOOD! Details: 137,Towers Centre, Rietfontein Road, Boksburg 011...

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Goodbye wrinkles!

With its advanced UVA filter system, it helps care for and protect your skin against sun-induced skin aging and dark marks. Really great for our sunny climate. And there are more fab new products in the Nivea range … well worth trying. We really like...

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Mr. Pet

A pet store with a difference and over 20 years of experience, Mr Pet caters for all animal lovers and a wide range of food, treats, toys and accessories. The stores have a jungle look design with rock effects and plants. Mr Pet Boutique stocks...

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Hello Tomato!

Are you a pizza, pasta lover and looking for a complete change from the norm? Conceived in Italy and inspired in New York - Hello Tomato is now available in Boksburg! Freshly made-to-order pasta and modern Italian thin crust pizza, the Hello Tomato menu is one...

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Carnival City School Holiday Fun

Whilst entertainment for adults never ceases, with live bands and entertainment at the Carnival Bar from Friday to Sunday, the little ones have a whole lot to look forward to from 30 September to 9 October as well. From buskers roaming around Carnival City daily,...

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See Julio Iglesias LIVE in concert

Julio Iglesias is the most popular Latin artist in music history with an unstoppable career spanning 47 years, having sold over 300 million albums worldwide, achieved 2600 gold & platinum records and performed more than 5000 concerts. He has also been honored in the Grammy...

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Summer Splendour

Summer is back and we are definitely going to celebrate the warm season in buttercup yellow and gold. This makes for a fabulous combo to show off your golden tan!   Details: Woolworths Greenstone Shopping Centre. Modderfontein Road & Van Riebeek Ave, Edenvale, Johannesburg 011...

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To the Gym

Fitness fanatics will be thrilled to know that Chrome Supplements and accessories has opened a store in Brakpan, with a mere 20-minute drive from OR Tambo you can shop your ultimate fitness supplements in one place.With a wide range of pre-workouts, fat burners and whey...

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Living in Ekurhuleni

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Ebotse

“Five” 20 Ebotse Links Round Playing Cards valued at R38 000 will be sponsored. The round does not include a golf cart. The playing card will only be valid for the winner and is not exchangeable for cash. A physical voucher will not be provided...

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Mondior at Emperors Palace Hotel

A one night stay giveaway for two at Mondior at Emperors Palace Hotel sponsored by Peermont including, breakfast and a couples massage at Octavia Spa.

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East Rand Mall

East Rand Mall is certainly one of our favourites … it’s in close proximity to the airport, easy to navigate through and it’s packed with gorgeous gifts!  Oh… and they’ve got great entertainment to keep the whole family entertained. Bentel Ave, Boksburg North, 011 823...

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Octavia’s Day Spa

Our readers. Can. Not. Rave enough about Octavia’s Day Spa.  From Hot Stone Heaven to Body Revival Journey … and everything in-between, this is the go-to spot at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park for an exceptional facial, body treatment or massage. 011-447-6922.

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