Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section.


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#EntrepreneurMonth: The sophistication of canna culture - Q&A with KushKush founder Jo Hope

After seeing a gap in the South African market for elegantly-marketed and packaged cannabis-related products, Joanne Hope, a fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur, created KushKush - a female-centric cannabis-centred retail and content platform...

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

Dash Restaurant welcomes new chef and menu

Dash Restaurant and Bar at the Queen Victoria Hotel, at of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has a new chef and exciting new menu...

By Ruth Cooper 8 Nov 2019

Catharina's at Steenberg reinvents as Tryn

After 21 years as Catharina's the popular Steenberg restaurant has undergone a makeover and name change and emerges with a fresh, contemporary look and an exciting new menu...

By Ruth Cooper 22 Oct 2019

TheLAB: High-tech, eco-friendly accommodation in the Robertson Wine Valley

TheLAB has opened one of their signature high-tech, eco-friendly guesthouses at the Rodendal Winery in Robertson...

By Ruth Cooper 16 Oct 2019

How Majeka Kitchen is championing hyper-local produce

Boutique Stellenbosch hotel Majeka House and Spa recently rebranded its restaurant from Makaron to Majeka Kitchen and with Chef Lucas Carstens at the helm, it's putting a decided focus on showcasing the best in seasonal produce from some hyper-local Stellies farms...

By Ruth Cooper 30 Aug 2019

Expert excess in William Kentridge's largest exhibition Why Should I Hesitate

William Kentridge's most major exhibition to date, Why Should I Hesitate, an expertly edited and curated showcase of one of SA's most iconic artists is now on show at the Zeitz MOCCA and Norval Foundation...

By Ruth Cooper 29 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Khanyisile Mbongwa on curating with cure and care

Artist, sociologist and chief curator of the inaugural Stellenbosch Triennale, Khanyisile Mbongwa, chats to us about womxn in the arts, sustainability and how to curate with the theme of ''cure and care'' at the forefront...

By Ruth Cooper 29 Aug 2019

Fact and fiction blur in Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Rumoured as Quentin Tarantino's last movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a (partially) based-on-true-events film surrounding infamous cult leader Charles Manson...

By Ruth Cooper 28 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: The rise and rise of Sho Madjozi

Rapper, singer, songwriter and actress Sho Madjozi has been blazing a name for herself in the past few months. We got in touch for the tail-end of Women's Month to chat new sounds, equality in the industry and Ru Paul's Drag Race...

By Ruth Cooper 28 Aug 2019

Boutique glamping at Africamps at Pat Busch

With 10 boutique sites around South Africa, Africamps is surely leading the way when it comes to a glamping holiday in South Africa...

By Ruth Cooper 21 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Microbiologist-turned-brewmaster Mandy Ryan

For Women's Month, we got in touch with Mandy Ryan, the brewing production team leader at SAB's Rosslyn Brewery in Pretoria...

By Ruth Cooper 20 Aug 2019

5 reasons to fall in love with The Lion King

Chances are that if you grew up in South Africa in the '90s, Disney's The Lion King would have been embedded into your psyche. The iconic story and soundtrack playing backdrop to many movie- and slumber-party nights...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Aug 2019

In Review: Pete Goffe-Wood's Viande at Grande Roche

Viande means meat in French and sumptuous, juicy, rich, indulgent nose-to-tail meat is exactly what you can expect when dining at Grade Roches's new restaurant Viande, which takes over from the fine dining Bosman in Paarl...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Jul 2019

#CSIMonth: Q&A with surfer Rosy Hodge on the ban of single-use plastic with #ProtectParadise

South African international surfing champion and World Surf League commentator Rosy Hodge has partnered with #ProtectParadise, a global initiative that supported and led the change on the ban of single-use plastic in Indonesia...

By Ruth Cooper 10 Jul 2019

Kinky Boots delivers with camp and heart

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre's production of Kinky Boots is a fast-paced, stiletto-strutting campy romp with a whole lot of heart at its core and a sweet message at the forefront...

By Ruth Cooper 28 Jun 2019

Jeremy Loops chats new tour, Sama wins and self-awareness

After extensive touring overseas, Jeremy Loops and his band bring their Golden Waves Tour to seven cities around the country this July. We got in touch with Loops to chat about the new album, upcoming tour and recent Sama award...

By Ruth Cooper 26 Jun 2019

Bold flavours at new Asian fusion restaurant YU

For a diverse selection of umami flavour bombs head to new Asian fusion restaurant YU, situated at The Onyx hotel in the Foreshore in Cape Town...

By Ruth Cooper 21 Jun 2019

Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

Cape Town has a new rooftop bar in town and you're gonna wanna check this one out. The Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant is housed in new boutique hotel Gorgeous George in St Georges Mall...

By Ruth Cooper 7 Jun 2019

5 reasons why a trip through Africa on the romantic Rovos Rail should be on your bucket list

There is something impossibly romantic about travelling by luxury 'steam' train across the country. The gentle rocking motion, the rhythmic click-clacking of the tracks and flash of diverse scenery seen through open windows from the comfort of your private cabin...

By Ruth Cooper 30 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Q&A with photographer Mário Macilau

Award-winning Mozambican artist Mário Macilau will be exhibiting his solo show, titled Faith: Rituals, Spirit & Sea in collaboration with Ed Cross Fine Art in London, at Guns & Rain in Johannesburg...

By Ruth Cooper 13 May 2019

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