Monthly Archives: December 2010

Festival of classic Indian films at the Bioscope at Main Street Life (next door to Arts on Main)

11-3 December The Bioscope in association with the Consul General of India presents a celebration of Classic Indian Cinema including the famous Apu trilogy. All screenings will be free of charge, but seats can be reserved through the online ticketing system. Full synopsis and times for all films are available from the online schedule at […]

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DRUM Magazine Covers 1951- 1980 At Bailey Seippel Gallery at Arts on Main

The Drum Magazine was founded by Jim Bailey in 1951 beginning a unique journalistic record. Besides the diverse content of this “Lifestyle Magazine” for black people it was the cover design that made the magazine unique. Photography was an important component of the DRUM Magazine and its success.   Considering the development of the cover designs over […]

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

Having been to a music event at Arts on Main with friends we dropped in to have a drink nextdoor at a bar/coffe shop/informal makeshift theatre. Happily our visit co-incided with the first showing of  The slap koejawel’ . Very very funny – clever, well scripted and acted,  and well worth seeing.  Very local humour […]

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oDD Cafe – funky place to hang out in Greenside

New place to hang out in Greenside Joburg: oDD café “a new design, art, café culture, coffee and Mediterranean taste sensation”.  See by

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70 Juta St – new trendy retail spot in Braamfontein

70 Juta Street in Braamfontien opened in early November. A new, super-trendy hub of restaurants and retail spots it showcases South African design talents across the board – from fashion, to flowers, to fine art. It’s playing home to designers as weel as “Co-Op” Gallery space, shared with What if the World and Post restaurant […]

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