Monthly Archives: October 2010

Exhibition by Pieter Hugo opens at Brodie/Stevenson’s new gallery space in Braamfontein

Pieter Hugo at the Brodie/Stevenson Gallery Brodie/Stevenson launches its new gallery space at 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein, with a solo exhibition of new work by Pieter Hugo opening on Thursday 4th November. Africa – a dumping ground for old computer equipment For the past year Hugo has been photographing the people and landscape of an […]

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Looking forward to seeing the Girl with the Yellow Dress

Craig Higginson’s new play at the Market Theatre The Girl with the Yellow Dress opened at the Market Theatre on 18th October and runs till 21st November. The play, written by Craig Higginson and directed by Malcolm Purkey, had sold-out seasons at both the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town and the Traverse Theatre for the duration of the […]

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Jazz at Joburg Theatre

Wonderful Jazz Offerings during November Feya Faku – 6 Nov Trumpet/flugel horn player Feya Faku was born in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He studied informally with some of the great jazzmen of the sixties and seventies. Feya has travelled the world collaborating and making music with some of the greatest musicians in the jazz world. […]

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For those interested in medical history – a museum with a difference

Adler Museum of Medicine Take a step back in time and explore the history of medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology and pharmacy through the ages at the Adler Museum of Medicine located at Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown. History of the Museum The Museum was established in 1962 by Dr Cyril and Mrs Esther Adler […]

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Social responsibility, eco-friendliness and a spirit of generosity

Community mindedness in pavement gardens   Walking  through the suburbs one day recently I came across a great pavement garden – home grown veges with signs encouraging passersby to help themselves but ‘to leave some for your brother’. This sure beats lollipop trees, invasive ivy and aggressively brut hunks of stone.  One of my bugbears […]

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