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The Met HD Opera Series: La Traviata, showing at Cinema Nouveau

La Traviata (part of the latest season’s opera at the NY Met,  filmed in HD and and showing at Cinema Nouvea), only has 4  more showings: tonight at 19.30; Wednesday at 11 and Thursday at 2 and at 19.30.  Natalie Dessay plays Violetta (her voice was suffering after a cold on the night of the filmed performance) and Matthew Polenzani […]

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Nothing beats dinner al fresco on a clear Joburg summer’s evening

Had a wonderful dinner with friends last night outside on their terrace overloooking Saxonwold and Killarney with Rosebank on the opposite hill top where all the cranes attest to the major building activity around the new Standard Bank satellite campus. Was one of those glorious balmy Highveld summer nights under a cloudless clear starry night sky.  So what’s happening […]

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Another new institution opens a branch in Rosebank: SA College of Applied Psychology

After 14 years of success in Cape Town, The South African College of Applied Psychology’ (SACAP) has expanded to accommodate Gauteng students.  Located in Lower Rosebank a mere 2 km from Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse, the College is located at 160 Jan Smuts Ave on the corner of Tyrhwitt Ave. See http://www.rosebank.co.za/view/index/psychology_college_opens/62/1/139 by

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The Rosebank Region art scene during February

Obie Oberholzer’s solo photographic exhibition Long Distance opens at Circa in Lower Rosebank on 16th February and runs till the 10th March.    Of Dreams and Nightmares,  Jaco van den Heever’s 3rd solo exhibition opened at Art Space on Jan Smuts Parkwood on 1st Feb and runs until F29th Feb. Focusing on the dynamic & changing […]

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Local is lekker: a braai with a difference

International guests at Liz at Lancaster often ask about where to go to eat really local food. In this age of globalization and fusion food, there are few options.  But here’s a fun one with a difference – real street food – a tshiya nyama meal along with local jazz and art work at  The Braai Shack (TBS). It’s […]

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