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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week – Umhlaba at WAM

Umhlaba, Wits Art Museum I had a rushed visit to Umhlaba, the photographic exhibition marking the centenary of the 1913 Natives Land Act, which is currently showing at Wits Art Museum. Because of the topic – the contested nature of land and landscape in South African society, this exhibition cannot be anything but tough and […]

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The 2013 Lilizela Awards

Liz at Lancaster nominated a provincial finalist in the 2013 Lilizela awards The new national tourism and travel awards programme resulting from the merging of the AA Accommodation Awards and the Imvelo Awards [for Responsible Tourism] is backed nationally by the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Grading Council of SA [TGCSA]; and locally by […]

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Joburg’s art galleries; what’s on during September

What’s On: September 2013 There are a number of interesting exhibitions on at the moment in Joburg and the Parks galleries. Spanning thirty-five years of Simon Stone‘s work, from 1978 – 2013, this retrospective at the Standard Bank Gallery only has another week before closing on the 14th September. Stone uses recognizable imagery in his […]

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Time to hit the Parks and CBD art galleries

Art exhibitions: What’s On   My walking buddy isn’t around this Saturday so I’m going to get an early start and hit the Parks art galleries. There is a lot on with some interesting walkabouts as well.  In Birdhaven at In Toto there is an group exhibition entitled Cache including work by Michael Meyersfeld, Jane […]

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More on South Africa’s ’12th official language’

SA’s 12th official language: sign language to catch a minibus taxi   A couple of years back I wrote  a blog  about using minibus taxis to get around Joburg and the kind of local knowledge that is required to do so.  I included an image of the cover of Susan Woolf’s book of taxi signs […]

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