Monthly Archives: February 2012

Art in Alex

An interesting and worthwhile initiative in the neglected township of Alex: http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/art/art_on_alex_streets/97393 by

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James Sey’s review of Candice Breitz’ exhibition ‘Extra’

This is an interesting review of Candice Breitz’ exhibition Extra – it’s both critically informed and informative http://www.mahala.co.za/art/extra/ . On at the Standard Bank Gallery in Joburg Central until 5th April. by

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With the sad sad closing of Boekehuis will Love Books fill this space?

Boekehuis has been an institution in Jozi in terms of providing a public space allowing for informed, engaged and intelligent public debate. It is a sad inditement that the holding company, the large profitable corporate Media 24, seemed to look only at the bottom of  line of profit,  rather than seeing Boekehuis and what it offered in […]

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Do you know where Delta Park gets its name from?

From grazing land to sewage works to recreational space: Delta Park Delta Park, 104 hectares of open park land, is just 5 blocks from Liz at Lancaster. The area now known as Delta Park was part of the  farm Klipfontein in the 19th Century. In 1902 it became a grazing area for cows as part […]

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Concert on the Deck at Gingko 25th Feb

Concert on the Deck – Love, Life & Opera– Sat 25th February 2012 15h00 – 17h30 From Gingko’s newsletter: With February being the month of love, we thought we’d put together a programme that would celebrate some of the world’s greatest love songs. Michèle Corbin (soprano) and Donato Somma (tenor) will perform a wonderful selection […]

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