Category Archives: Pick of the week

Exhibitions galore – catch them before they close at end of August

There are several exciting exhibitions showing until the end of August. At the University of Johannesburg Bunting Road Campus is the VIAD FADA centre – a real mouthful when spelt out in full: Visual Identities in Art and Design Research Centre, part of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.  And at the FADA gallery […]

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Christmas In July 4th Ave Parkhurst 28th July – it’s fun

I don’t know how this maven missed the first evening of Christmas in July in Parkhurst. Having been a bit of a party-gal over the previous week or so, I was very pleased for an early night last Thursday. But then a friend said ‘Just pop into Mot Mot for a sherry, Parkhurst is buzzing […]

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

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 on http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/firstthursday-late-evening-opening-7th-july), the long-awaited Matisse exhibition ‘Rhythm and Meaning’ opens at the Standard Bank on Wednesday 13th.  Sure to be a block buster (the 2007 Matisse exhibition […]

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Exciting developments in Jozi Inner City: No One Eloff St

Last week’s Pick of the Week was  the  week-end Pop-Up market at Joziburg Lane.  Heeding my own suggestion, on Saturday I met up with a friend who’s always up for a bit of exploring and off we went to No One Eloff (cnr Wemmer Jubilee). Gerald Garner of Joburg Places fame, and the initial developer of […]

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Joey and Topthorn at Circa on Jellicoe

This week’s pick has to be the exhibition at Circa: Joey and Topthorn – featuring the 2 main puppets from War Horse along with other graphic works and sculptures by the Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones of the Handspring Puppet Company. In the staging of Morpurgo’s Warhorse, Topthorn meets Joey as a cavalry horse and Joey is the only horse […]

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