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Jozi’s cultural scene is packed with wondrous offerings this week

Matisse at the Standard Bank Gallery Jozi’s cultural calendar is very full this week with lots of amazing events to choose from.  Apart from all the exhibitions which are on: see last week’s blog, the long-awaited Matisse exhibition ‘Rhythm and Meaning’ opens at the Standard Bank on Wednesday 13th. Sure to be a block buster […]

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What do these countries have in common with South Africa?

What’s the connection? What do these countries have in common with South Africa? Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Canada, Fiji, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Mauritius, Namibia, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan,  Singapore, Swaziland,  UAE, United Kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe  ….. ……… they all have a Nandos presence. Nando’s : a uniquely South African brand Recently I had a sudden […]

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It’s ‘crazy house’ time … school holidays are here!

Jozi has much on offer to add to kids’ holiday excitement – wonderful activities, fun places to visit and great shows to see. The playground at Delta Park is always a firm favourite with active youngsters, and there’s plenty of space to take a picnic and relax in the winter sun. Other special places for […]

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Kingsmead BookFair

Kingsmead Bookfair   If you didn’t get to Franschhoek for the annual literary festival this May, and can’t make the UCT summer school, the next best thing (well nearly the next best thing) is the one day event locally in Rosebank : The Kingsmead Book Fair this Saturday 21st May.  Admittedly there are no mountains, […]

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European Film Festival at Cinema Nouveau Rosebank

Foreign Film Festival at Cinema Nouveau Rosebank Mall As the colder weather sneaks up on us, it’s an ideal time to take yourselves off to Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank, the ‘arthouse’ movie theatre.  Until next Sunday 15th May there are showings of 11 foreign films as part of the European Film Festival.  All, except for […]

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