Monthly Archives: May 2010

Upmarket soccer gifts and mementoes

Designed exclusively for Tinsel by Geraldine Fenn, [one of South Africa’s foremost young jewellry designers],  this tiny football man charm is the perfect way to celebrate soccer fever!   Made in sterling silver and available in two sizes as either a pendant,keyring, ring or earrings, this little guy will be in store beginning  June, with prices starting […]

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Excellent body of work by Christine Dixie showing at AOP 44 Stanley Ave

The gentle images of a sleeping child shown in prints on the wall are contrasted with themes of sacrifice, violence, dismemberment  and war in a  tightly conceived and impressive exhibition by Grahamstown artist Christine Dixie, currently showing at AOP [Arts on Paper] 44 Stanley Ave until this Saturday 29th May.                             The artist describes her installation:  ‘ In the […]

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Art tours for Jozi

Visi 26 May 2010 writes: When one imagines the art capitals of the world, Johannesburg doesn’t come to mind. This isn’t for lack of talent, but for lack of exposure. Fortunately, this situation is about to change thanks to a new initiative called Afro Centric Joburg City Art Tours.  These cleverly compiled art tours provide […]

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In Context an excellent exhibition at Arts on Main

On Sunday 23rd – a crisp late autumn May day, In Context was opened at Arts on Main.   The work of Goodman Gallery, Nirox Foundation, the Apartheid Museum, and the Johannesburg Art Gallery, In Context comprises a series of exhibitions  and interventions that engage with the city of Johannesburg.   The Arts on Main exhibition  includes major foreign artists such […]

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FiftyTwo no 18: Chill out amongst the turbines this Friday night

FiftyTwo:18   Adi’s Weekly things to do & see in Joburg [] This week’s pick: Turbine Hall, Newtown  Genre: Architectural heritage & underground diningWhat: The completed Turbine Hall, with bells and whistles, is the finest example of both inner city regeneration and preservation. This architectural icon eclectically fuses the old and new. The mod industrial look, of […]

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