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Memorial service for Philip Tobias 20/06

RIP Philip Tobias The world renowned palaeo-anthropologist Philip Tobias has left an extraordinary legacy.  A memorial celebration of his life will take place on Wednesday  20th June at 5pm in the Wits Great Hall. by

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What’s on at Joburg’s theatres?

The title of the play showing at the Main Market Theatre  is self explanatory : Kwela Bafana: A night in a 50’s Shebeen directed by Sibikwa Art Centre founders Phyllis Klotz and Smal Ndaba, is a musical runs at the Market Theatre until 24 June, with tickets ranging between R75 and R160.And a nice touch […]

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Are we one step nearer to the realization of Joburg’s Cultural Arc?

Over ten years ago the concept of a Cultural Arc was mooted by Prof Carolyn Hamilton, then Head of the Humanities Postgraduate School at Wits. Envisioned as a metaphorical sweeping link between three powerful cultural institutions across the geography of the city, it would connect the Johannesburg Art Gallery on the east, to Wits in […]

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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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Art in Alex

An interesting and worthwhile initiative in the neglected township of Alex: http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/art/art_on_alex_streets/97393 by

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