Monthly Archives: August 2012

Two plays due to open at Market theatre on 21st August

As I have never seen it, I’m really looking forward to Athol Fugard’s Blue Iris due to open at the Market on 21st August.  It’s directed by Janice Honeyman with Graham Weir, Lee-Ann van Rooi and Claire Berlein.   Described in the press release: Set in Fugard’s beloved Karoo, this tender story revolves around the gradual […]

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Activities and events thin on the ground at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

It’s really sad that there are so few events and no guided tours at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, or if there are, they aren’t advertised.   Kirstenbosch Gardens in Cape Town has a very active programme of guided walks but there aren’t any at Walter Sisulu.  Also the two upcoming concerts at Walter Sisulu indicate that […]

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Take time out at 44 Stanley

            Looking forward to this exhibition of Gunther Herbst’s work at Arts on Paper, 44 Stanley Ave. Opening on 11th August at 2 pm  ‘The Man who Wasn’t There’ runs until 1st September and will show a range of  Herbst latest work where Bauhaus meets de Stijl meets Pop Art.  […]

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More history in Rosebank: the Crowne Plaza (Rosebank Hotel) turns 80

Congratulations to the Crowne Plaza, which used to be the Rosebank Hotel, on Tyrwhitt Ave, Rosebank . See by

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Current Art Exhibitions in the Parks & CBD Galleries

Wilma Cruise’ s exhibition The Alice Diaries shows at Circa until 25th August.  Exploring the liminal space between animals and humans, Cruise draws on texts from Alice in Wonderland and Alice through the  Looking Glass.  Across the road at Circa’s sister gallery, Everard Read,  Southern Guild showcases design ideas of some of South Africa’s most […]

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