Monthly Archives: June 2012

Memorial service for Philip Tobias 20/06

RIP Philip Tobias The world renowned palaeo-anthropologist Philip Tobias has left an extraordinary legacy.  A memorial celebration of his life will take place on Wednesday  20th June at 5pm in the Wits Great Hall. by

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End of an era – good bye to the Velskoen Drive-In

Memories of a 10 year old: watching a silent horror movie all alone in a car Part of the entertainment landscape in Joburg in the mid 20th Century was the Drive-In Cinema. Sadly the last one, the Velskoen Drive -In,  will disappear in a week or so. I remember when I was about 10 or […]

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Liz at Lancaster a regional finalist

Regional Finalist AA Quality Assured Awards Thank you to all the guests who have filled in rating forms after your stay at Liz at Lancaster. Thanks to your votes and ratings, Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse has been nominated a regional Finalist in the AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards in the category Guest House with Breakfast. […]

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Encounters at Arts on Main 8-24 June

            Diarize the Encounters Documentary Film Festival 8- 24 June at The Bioscope at Main Street Life. There are some great doccies. For the programme go to:    by

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What’s on at Joburg’s theatres?

The title of the play showing at the Main Market Theatre  is self explanatory : Kwela Bafana: A night in a 50’s Shebeen directed by Sibikwa Art Centre founders Phyllis Klotz and Smal Ndaba, is a musical runs at the Market Theatre until 24 June, with tickets ranging between R75 and R160.And a nice touch […]

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