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OUT IN AFRICA FILM REVIEWS: Updated! With over 24 feature films on offer, Mambaonline takes a look at some of the highlights of the 2006 Out In Africa International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.
A DIVA SILENCED: Following her tragic and untimely death last week, we re-publish a 2003 interview with the talented South African R&B diva Tsakani Mhinga, better known as the fabulous TK.
ALL STEAMED UP: John French takes a walk on the wild side as he explores Cape Town’s The Hothouse steambath – popular with locals and tourists for over a decade.
COTY 2006: TOYOTA YARIS T3 SPIRIT: Christo Valentyn takes an in-depth look at the Toyota Yaris, the final nominee in the 2006 Car of the Year competition, and concludes that ‘everything does indeed keep going right’.
CELEBRITY GOSSIP: News on Leo Dicaprio’s stinginess, casting Aquaman again, Boy George’s anti marriage stance, the arrested drag film director, and stacks of Brokeback Mountain gossip.
MOVING MOUNTAINS: Brokeback Mountain, the most anticipated film of the year, opens in South Africa in March. We explore what it took to make the most critically acclaimed gay love story in movie history. Win a hamper!
COTY 2006: CITROEN C4 1.6 HDI: The Citroën C4 - a Car of the Year finalist - has a certain ‘je sais quoi’, writes Christo Valentyn after taking a look at this zippy French offering.
COMING OUT IN AFRICA:
The 12th Out In Africa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is again set to enliven the social and cultural lives of ‘moffies’ and ‘letties’ in Cape Town and Joburg. We’ve got the scoop on this year’s event.
COMING OUT IN AFRICA:
The 12th Out In Africa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is again set to enliven the social and cultural lives of ‘moffies’ and ‘letties’ in Cape Town and Joburg. We’ve got the scoop on this year’s event.
COTY 2006: THE BMW 320D: Bavaria’s baby has grown up says Christo Valentyn, who examines the strengths and weaknesses of Car of the Year finalist, the BMW 320D.
CELEBRITY GOSSIP: All the dirt on Mariah’s loss at the Grammys, Sharon Stone’s new nudie photos, David Beckham’s underwear habits, Josh Hartnett’s hunk woes, Will Young’s straight fantasies and much more!
COTY 2006: FORD FOCUS 2.0 TDCI 5-DOOR: Ford’s had a tough time making its mark on South Africans over the last few years, but it may have redeemed itself with this Car of the Year finalist.
MAMBAONLINE SPINS: Take a musical spin with a batch of releases by Ricky Martin, Arno Carstens, Will Young, Michael Bublé, Andy Bell, Westlife and others…
THE 300 YEAR OLD NUN: NATANIËL: In an exclusive interview with Nataniël, the enigmatic and controversial performer extraordinaire, Luiz DeBarros gets a little closer to finding out just what makes him tick.
COTY 2006: VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2.0TDI: Christo Valentyn is intrigued by the Volkswagen Passat’s conservative elegance, but wonders if it can shake its fuddy-duddy image of yesteryear and take the crown.
CELEBRITY GOSSIP: A bumper crop of stories: News on Brando’s scandalous picture, Madonna’s new look, TV’s hottest hunk, the future of Will & Grace and much more!
MAMBA TRAVEL: BETTY’S BAY: Betty’s Bay is fast becoming an out-of-the-way destination for those in the know in the Western Cape, and Waterlilly Lodge is one of the hottest the places to stay.
COTY 2006: KIA RIO HATCH 1.4 HIGH SPEC: A different kind of Carnival! The high-end version of the Kia Rio is changing perceptions of the Korean car-maker. We take a look at this unexpected finalist.
FRIEDA REPLIES: It seems that you really love Frieda. Mambaonline's most popular ‘tannie’ responds to your messages and letters, and asks some tough questions about same-sex marriage.
BREAKING OUT: WENTWORTH MILLER: You may have seen him in Mariah Carey’s music videos, or in a range of TV guest roles, but Prison Break’s Wentworth Miller is a sexy newcomer to watch. And watch. And…