Great new addition to the Maboneng Precinct

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On Tuesday evening, I went to 10 years On Air – the collaborative Review exhibition of the On Air partnership: Marcus Neustatter and Stephen Hobbs. Unexpectedly, Marcus was there to give a walkabout which made viewing particularly enjoyable and accessible . It was really good to see their production over the last decade – much of […]

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March update on the Joburg art scene

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What’s new in the art scene in March? Along with Gerard Batha’s Paintings from the Karoo, Hermann Niebuhr’s exhibition City Chromatic, Views of Johannesburg opened at Everard Read on 8th March. RosenClaire’s  Immaterial Matters  is on at the Goodman and runs till 24th March. This is the first exhibition in South Africa by the duo of […]

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It’s difficult to keep up with what’s happening at Maboneng Precinct in the eastern Inner City of Joburg

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Maboneng Precinct continues to expand In 2008 Managing Diretctor and developer Jonathan Liebmann purchased the old DF Corlett Construction offices and warehouses and worked with architect Enrico Daffonchio on converting them into the space that is now Arts on Main – a mix of galleries,  [Goodman Gallery, David Krut, Seipel, Goethe Institut] private artist studios, […]

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The Slap Koejawel is a very funny short play – try to see it

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The Slap Koejawel at Arts on Main Having been to a music event at Arts on Main with friends we dropped in to have a drink nextdoor at a bar/coffee shop/informal makeshift theatre. Happily our visit co-incided with the first showing of  The slap koejawel’ . See http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/talk-the-talk-a-z-of-south-african-slang  Very very funny – clever, well scripted and acted,  […]

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South African composer Philip Miller’s concert at Arts on Main – 2 nights only 25 and 26 Sept

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Philip Miller’s Concert at Arts on Main Don’t miss Philip Miller’s concert Playing on Image, on Saturday 25th  or Sunday 26th September at 8pm September at Arts on Main in eastern downtown Joburg.  Well-known for his  collaboration with Kentridge as well as Bell and Hodgins, Miller composes  music which is evocative and haunting. Playing on Image  is a two […]

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