For those who aren’t glued to wathcing the little oval ball, this coming week-end has lots on offer

There’s a walkabout of the group exhibition Horse, curated by Ricky Burnett, at Everard Read Gallery in Lower Rosebank at 4.30 pm Friday 16th September and then another walkabout of Ayana V Jackson’s exhibition at Gallery Momo 52 7th Ave Parktown North on Saturday 17th Sept at 11 am.   There are markets in Jozi’s inner city on both Saturday – Neighbourhoods Market at 33 Juta Street, Braamfontein and Sunday- MarketOnMain down the south east of town.  Creative buzz and organic vibe in the heart of warehouse spaces.  The Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trst have a whole weekend of heritage tours For the programme see And the Pieter Toerien production of  The History Boys finishes on 17th September.

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Chris Saunders exhibition S’phara Phara will run at Resolution Gallery

Photographer Chris Saunders presents S’phara Phara, a photo essay that documents the The Real Actions Pantsula Dance Crew from Orange Farm. S’phara Phara is originally derived from the sound that trains make when riding over railway sleepers describing the constant and rhythmic knocking sound over sleepers. This has been adopted to describe the sound of dancers feet when they are dancing Pantsula, an energetic township style particular to South Africa. For more see  Resolution GAllery is located at Unit 4 Chester Court , 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Lower Rosebank ; 20th August to 17 September

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Rosebank in the forefront again during September’s Fashion Week

SA Fashion Week, SA’s premier designer platform, prepares to launch the Winter 2012 Designer Collections in Johannesburg from 22 – 25 September.  The SA Fashion Week Winter 2012 Designer Collections will be staged at the Rosebank Hotel. Tickets are R180 and may be booked directly from from 1 September. 

The following week the Summer 2011 Designer Pop Up Shop goes live for three days in Sandton City’s Fountain Court from 30 September – 2 October 2011.

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