Category Archives: Theatre, entertainment & events

No better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than at Nirox out in the Cradle of Humankind

Even if you have no significant other, sexy partner or romantic Valentine date …. take a friend, a mother, a sister, a brother to Nirox this Sunday (12th February) for Valentine’s Blues.  According to the blurb the finest local Blues talents will celebrate ‘slow-blues’, drawing on John Mayall’s 1969 recording ‘The Turning Point’ performed live […]

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Chinese New Year in Jozi 28th, 29th Jan & 4th Feb 2017

Chinese New Year 2017?    For many who don’t know the history and context of Chinese New Year it seems to be a never-ending movable feast of celebrations taking place over several week-ends. In 2017 Chinese New Year falls on 29th January and festivities will be held at the Nan Hua Buddhist temple in Bronkorstpruit on […]

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International opera and theatre screened at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

HD Screenings at Cinema Nouveau, Ster-Kinekor, Rosebank Mall Jozi’ites are privileged indeed to have access to the HD opera series brought live from the New York Met and the live HD National Theatre productions from London.  These much anticipated movies are screened at Sterkinekor’s Cinema Nouveau  in the Rosebank Mall, a mere 3 km from […]

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‘Visit Work Play’ Joburg Tourism’s message

JOBURG TOURISM AND JOHANNESBURG IN YOUR POCKET COLLABORATE:  ART, SHOPPING AND NEIGHBOURHOOD EXPERIENCES IN JOHANNESBURG Joburg  ‘Visit Work Play’ – this message greeted us as we entered the Women’s Jail at Con Hill  a couple of weeks back to attend a presentation by Joburg Tourism on their new plans to market Joburg as a destination. […]

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Holiday time again – how to keep parents sane and small children entertained

Yes .. 6 months have passed  since our last blog on what to do with small children in the Parks during the holidays … only now it’s midsummer with quite a few places closing for Christmas through to the new year.   Check http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/its-crazy-household-time-school-holidays-are-here for many of the playgrounds, local child-friendly eateries and parks. Both Delta […]

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