Monthly Archives: December 2010

New little eaterie havens, in Craighall Park

Enjoy a meal in a peaceful garden setting A far cry from the current frentic and frenzied Christmas mall culture , there’s a peaceful haven 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 […]

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

Andrew Buckland returns 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 […]

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‘Songs of Migration’ returns to the Market Theatre

Wonderful musical: Songs of Migration 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. During the late 19th century, indigenous people […]

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The Slap Koejawel is a very funny short play – try to see it

The Slap Koejawel at Arts on Main Having been to a music event at Arts on Main with friends we dropped in to have a drink nextdoor at a bar/coffee shop/informal makeshift theatre. Happily our visit co-incided with the first showing of  The slap koejawel’ . See http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/talk-the-talk-a-z-of-south-african-slang  Very very funny – clever, well scripted and acted,  […]

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