Become a bone detective ….

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Half day walking tour of fossils in the Cradle of humankind The Maropeng Visitor Centre recently launched a new walking tour to give amateur paleoanthropologists insight into the exciting fossil record to be found in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. The new half-day tour called Bone Detectives is an introduction to human evolution […]

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Sediba Australopithecus goes on display again at Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind

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More on Australopithecus sediba See http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/wits-scientists-reveal-new-species-of-hominids What? The fossils of Australopithecus sediba The adult female specimen, MH-2, will feature in a new display called More secrets of sediba revealed, along with other fossils from the Malapa site in the Cradle of Humankind Where? They will be exhibited once again at Maropeng When? from September 9 to September 26. […]

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Reclaiming the City: Joburg’s urban spaces

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Neighbourgoods Market – newest kid on the block in Braamfontein   Following on Jonathan Liebmann’s development of the Maboneng precinct in the south east of Joburg, with its flagship space Arts on Main, Braamfontein is also being revitalized. Nechama Brodie in her article entitled Regenerate Behaviour: Making the City Sexy,  in this week’s Mail and Guardian,  writes […]

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Get to know Jozi Inner City better with Mainstreetartwalks: Art and Justice tour on 18th Sept

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Joburg Walking Tours becoming ever more popular Mainstreetwalks launches 17 September 2011 with Art and Justice Tour 18 September  – Public Art walk with Guest Artist Marcus Neustetter . Mainstreetwalks is a concept that encourages people to rediscover the inner City and ultimately Johannesburg. The best way to explore these spaces, like any other city […]

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I missed it last time round and am determined not to do so again

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Craig Higginson’s Girl in the Yellow Dress returns to the Market Theatre Craig Higginson’s  The Girl in the Yellow Dress  returns to the Market Theatre on 27th Sept.  It is described in the press release as ‘part psychological thriller and part a State of the Nation analysis’.  The synposis continues: ‘It is set in contemporary Paris and deals with […]

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September sees the Johannesburg Shopping Festival 17-25 Sept

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Johannesburg shopping festival   The Johannesburg Shopping Festival (JSF) is designed to promote the city’s status as the African continent’s premier destination for retail and wholesale shopping.   In 2011 the JSF will take place from 17 to 25 September in several different places: Rosebank the Inner City of Johannesburg Bryanston Organic & Nature Market Woodmead. by

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