2019 December Newsletter

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To all our wonderful guests, friends, colleagues and suppliers – another year-end rushes towards us breakneck speed. Although 2019 has been a very tough year for most South Africans, there’s also a lot to be grateful for. The summer rains have finally come to Jozi. Nearby Delta Park has transformed overnight and the garden here […]

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Dialogue, education and memory: the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre

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Every part of the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre speaks to deep discomfort and immeasurable horror but yet the building and the curatorial decisions display sensitivity, intimacy, reflection and contemplation.  A quote at the end of the exhibition space sums up the aim of this primarily educational institution: I have told you this story not […]

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Temporary Exhibition at the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre until 17th November

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The Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre opened in March 2019. A long time in the making this is an impressive addition to Johannesburg’s private and corporate museums/galleries/educational centres. There’s a post coming on the Centre itself. This is just an alert for a temporary exhibition showing in the Hall of Light on the top floor, […]

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Chef in the kitchen at Dolci Cafe

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I started writing about our local restaurant at the end of the block. But then, like much writing, it developed a direction of its own. And soon I found that I was looking through Michael Meyersfeld’s portfolio and his list of exhibitions. Why? You might ask. Hanging on the back wall of our great neighbourhood […]

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