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Walking through the front door of The Phoenix Hotel is like taking a few steps back in time; you can almost smell the history and hear the singing. It is no wonder that in the late 60s, the hotel is said to have sold the most beer per square foot of any establishment in the city.
“We would love for the show to restore the raw sense of South African music; for people to come and watch, learn something and put the word out there that our music history is something to be proud of,” vocalist Sharon Zulu said.
I took tens of thousands of photographs. I dressed up for Halloween as Beetlejuice and no one could recognise me because I looked so awful, and I was part of the winning drama cast at a small international theatre festival.
In the last decade or so, good old PE has become a city transformed, rejuvenated, and full of hip humans and hangouts.