Culture

Parow Station Arcade Map

The Parow Precinct is a visual reminder of one of the most important elements of urban renewal: the art of placemaking. Street art of varying forms has become recognized as an international trend, and as a trigger for societal dialogue. […]

June 28th, 2016|

Art in Action artist – Lwando Lese

(Q) How do you feel about street art in your current city? Do you like it? How does your work stand out from the rest?

(A) I’m not a master on what I do, but I’m very passionate about what I […]

May 20th, 2016|

10 things you didn’t know about Bellville

A first for Africa – Tobogganing at Cool Runnings

Have you ever watched the movie Cool Runnings? Then you know all about toboggans a.k.a. Bobsleds. In June 2007 Cape Town became the first city in the whole of Africa to boast a […]

September 22nd, 2015|

GTP Member Profile: Cape Debt Clinic

What is your business called, and what does your company do?

Cape Debt Clinic focuses on the financial wellness and recovery of ordinary South Africans. We work with employers and individuals who find themselves struggling with debt. We are a network […]

September 7th, 2015|

Five things to do outside in the Greater Tygerberg area this spring

September is officially here and with it comes the beginning of spring (although, as Capetonians, we know never to trust that winter is over until at least November). However for the glorious days to come we have compiled a list […]

September 4th, 2015|

Park Central Lifestyle donates R20 000 towards student’s studies

To whom it may concern

I am currently a fourth year student at the University of the Western Cape completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology.

I am also a 26 year old single mother who decided to further my studies […]

September 2nd, 2015|

Art in Action – See Saw Do

See Saw Do has completed their mural for the Art in Action programme. We asked them a few questions to give some insight into their mural and the work that they do:

1. How do you feel about street art in […]

August 27th, 2015|

Art in Action – Jack Fox

Jack Fox has completed his Art in Action mural at 178 Voortrekker Road. We asked him how he felt about the project and his art in general:

1. How do you feel about street art in your current city/environment? (Do you […]

August 24th, 2015|

Art in Action: Freddy Sam

The Greater Tygerberg Partnership rolled out a mural art project in Station Arcade, Parow, with the aims of using mural art to uplift the facades of some of the buildings and in so doing bring some colour and vibrancy to […]

August 12th, 2015|

Art in Action: Chris Auret

The Greater Tygerberg Partnership rolled out  a mural art project in Station Arcade, Parow, with the aims of using mural art to uplift the facades of some of the buildings and in so doing bring some colour and vibrancy to […]

August 3rd, 2015|