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A cultural feast at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

Live HD screenings of National Theatre Productions, Exhibitions on Screens, and the New York Met Opera Season We are so privileged in Johannesburg to have access on our doorsteps to world-class productions (quite literally).  If an air-ticket to London is out of the question (let alone R600 odd for a theatre ticket) then make sure […]

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YAY! Live in HD Opera Season is back

The NY Metropolitan’s Live in HD opera season starting Friday 16th November. The 8 operas will run for about 7 days each at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank starting on Friday and running through till March next year. November 16th with Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adina and Matthew Polenzani the role […]

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A contemporary take on Coriolanus – also showing at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

Coriolanus at Cinema Nouveau With 3 or 4 screenings a  day there is still time to see Coriolanus before it goes of circuit. Ralph Fiennes contemporary production has been called ‘the thinking person’s action movie’. Peter Bradshaw of  The Guardian writes: ‘Ralph Fiennes’s intelligent take on an unloved Shakespeare links it not only to the 1990s Balkans, [much of it […]

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What makes Rosebank such a special leisure destination?

What makes Rosebank special? What makes Rosebank so different from say, for example, Sandton. Sandton’s leisure and shopping area is focused on the huge enclosed megamall of Sandton City and the central space of Mandela Square modelled on an Italian piazza.  Rosebank however has a greater variety of smaller malls linked by open air areas each […]

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The fourth season of opera from the New York Met opens this weekend at Cinema Nouveau Rosebank

Live HD screening of the NY Met Opera Season Opening today with Das Rheingold, the first in Richard Wagner’s epic four-part Ring cycle, the Live in HD season closes in mid June 2011 with The Valkyri, the second in Wagner’s Ring cycle.  The new production of Das Rheingold is conducted by James Levine and directed by Robert […]

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