Monthly Archives: May 2010

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

Christine Dixie’s exhibition at Arts on Paper 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 […]

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Art tours for Jozi

Joburg Art Tours 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 […]

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Chill out amongst the turbines this Friday night

Adi’s Weekly things to do & see in Joburg [adrian@fiftytwo.co.za] This week’s pick: Turbine Hall, Newtown Genre: Architectural heritage & underground dining What: 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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The AA and American Express annual awards dinner in Durban on 9th May

National AA Awards 2010 Durban Liz at Lancaster entered the AA rating process where guests give feedback after their stay to assess the quality of the accommodation, its facilties and the service offered.  Liz and her team at Liz at Lancaster :  Zac, Catherine and Thandi, were really delighted that Liz at Lancaster reached the final round […]

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Even Solly’s Trolley is Flying the Flag

A familiar sight in the Johannesburg Parks Region Carnival- float meets Christmas -Tree meets Giant- Flower- Arrangement.  Driving around ‘the Parks’ (greater Rosebank), I often see the amazing technicolour cart decorated with everything that glitters, shimmers and  flutters.  Yesterday I stopped to meet the creator .. Solly .. who proudly told me the history of his trolley. As far back […]

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