Monthly Archives: June 2011

Liz at Lancaster receives great review in the New York Times Travel section

Rave review of Liz at Lancaster in New York Times 28/06/2011 B&B Perfection NY Times June 28th, 2011  6:44 pm  Liz at Lancaster is located in the cute suburb Craighall Park which has several restaurants and markets within walking distance.  My husband and I have been fortunate enough to travel all over the world and […]

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South African photgrapher Pieter Hugo wins young director award at Cannes

Hugo and Cleary won the non-EU section of the music video category with their black-and-white video for Mathambo’s electronic cover version of Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’. Well worth watching see by

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Lunar eclipse Wednesday evening 15th June

Lunar eclipse 15 June 2011 Remember there’s a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday 15th June. It starts at 8:22pm, is total from 9:21 pm to 11:02pm, and ends at 00:02am. It will be visible from all of Africa, although north-west Africa misses the start. You don’t need any special equipment to watch this. The next […]

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Amazing line up for Standard Bank’s 2011 Joy of Jazz Festival to be held in Newtown 25th and 26th August

Joy of Jazz 2011 Info below comes from  Peter Feldman’s Top performers for Joy of Jazz 06/08/2011 Legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is due to perform at this year’s Joy of Jazz Festival in Newtown at the end of August.  The amazing line up includes  America’s Dee Dee Bridgewater, McCoy Tyner, Gerald Veasley, Jeff Lorber, Alexander […]

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Marasela’s exhibition: Sarah, Theodorah and Senzeni in Johannesburg opens at AOP on 11th June

Senzeni Marasela’s exhibition Sarah, Theodorah and Senzeni in Johannesburg Senzeni Marasela’s exhibition Sarah, Theodorah and Senzeni in Johannesburg comprises a new series of embroidered cloths and red ink drawings.  The three women alluded to in the title of the exhibition refer to: Sarah Baartman (the so-called ‘Hottentot Venus’) Theodorah (Marasela’s mother who suffers from bipolar schizophrenia and who has largely […]

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