Art Eye at 23 Voorhout St New Doornfontein

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Somehow this post was written back in December 2016, and got lost in  drafts.  So apologies that it’s a bit out of date … Meet the artist Happenstance, synchronicity, serendipity … it’s a wondrous thing!  An international tour operator who stayed as a guest at Liz at Lancaster saw my background as an art historian […]

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Liz at Lancaster’s in-house notice board

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Guests love our noticeboard with all its local information. Liz’s current Pick of the Week mentions two art exhibitions. Brett Murray has a large sculpture exhibition showing at Circa/Everard Read on Keyes Art Mile. At Goodman Gallery, the entire gallery has been turned into a surreal night time beach space. There’s beach sand on the floor and lounger chairs for viewers to watch Mikhael Subotksy’s complex 45 minute 3 screen video installation.






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‘Visit Work Play’ Joburg Tourism’s message

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Joburg Tourism and Johannesburg In Your Pocket collaborate:  art, shopping and neighbourhood experiences in johannesburg ‘Visit Work Play’ – this message greeted us as we entered the Women’s Jail at Constitution Hill  a couple of weeks back to attend a presentation by Joburg Tourism on their new plans to market Joburg as a destination.  Jozi […]

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#FirstThursday – Late evening opening 7th July

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Lots of choice for #FirstThursday It’s #FirstThursday tomorrow 7th July when many of the art galleries stay open late – both in Braamfontein and along the Rosebank Art Mile.  First Thursdays started as a Cape Town initiative and is gradually taking off in Joburg. But take extra care walking between galleries in Braamfontein – there […]

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What do these countries have in common with South Africa?

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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 Nando’s presence. Nando’s : a uniquely South African brand Recently I had a sudden […]

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