Monthly Archives: February 2012

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 . On at the Standard Bank Gallery in Joburg Central until 5th April. by

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More on Joburg’s public art: a perfect Valentine’s day message

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Shwele Bawo at the Market Theatre 14 Feb to 18 March

Shwele Bawo  14 February – 18 March 2012 Barney Simon Theatre Shwele Bawo looks at the juxtaposition of old traditions fighting for survival against modern ways in South Africa and the effect this has on society. Through the story of the protagonist, Dikeledi Nkabinde, told retrospectively from Dikeledi’s place of imprisonment, many themes create multiple […]

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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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American Anthems – The Spectacular Rock Musical

Produced in association with Harley-Davidson UK, and for the first time in South Africa, AMERICAN ANTHEMS is the Spectacular Rock Musical based around the search for a legendary rock star that disappeared in the early 90’s at the height of his fame. The show encapsulates the most iconic American music featuring artists such as Bruce […]

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