Monthly Archives: December 2010

Three new little eaterie havens, in and near Craighall Park

A far cry from the current frentic and frenzied Christmas mall culture , there are 3 great escape eateries a stone’s throw from Liz at Lancaster.  I escaped my own breakfast duties here at the guest house yesterday and had breakfast with a friend in a local lekker little gem of a place: great food well presented, wonderful […]

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Another good local eaterie in nearby Parkhurst

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The Slap Koejawel – with a name like that you have to see the play

The Slap Koejawel is a very funny short play – try to see it. DIRECT FROM A HIT SEASON AT AARDKLOP FESTIVAL at the JOBURG FRINGE THEARE – SUNDAY 12 DECEMBER @ 3 & 5PM ONLY! Tickets available at Computicket or at the door – R100 (INCL) by

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Andrew Buckland returns to the Barney Simon Theatre (Market) with his one man play ‘Ugly Noo Noo’

I remember seeing this play decades ago and was completely bowled over by Buckland’s consummate stage presence and acting ability. It has stuck vividly in mind and I will certainly be going to see the return along with two other one-man plays. Janet Buckland directs all three plays – The Ugly Noo Noo, Between The […]

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‘Songs of Migration’ returns to the Market Theatre

Songs of Migration, a musical tribute to the great songs of migrants across the African continent, has been created by trumpeter, composer and lyricist Hugh Masekela and written and directed by award-winning director James Ngcobo. It features the multi-talented and soulful Sibongile Khumalo. D uring the late 19th century, indigenous people started to migrate to […]

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