Had a great meal at The Leopard, Andrea Burgener’s new restaurant in Parkhurst

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The Leopard Parkhurst Andrea Burgener, who owned and ran Superbonbon in Auckland Park and then Deluxe at 44 Stanley, has opened The Leopard on 4th Ave Parkhurst, so adding to the choice of upmarket pavement restaurants in this eating-out destination.  Her quirky style and superb food make The Leopard a ‘must-visit’. I went there for lunch last week […]

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Zapiro gives talk on his cartoons

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Zapiro’s The Last Sushi  South Africa’s public figures and political area has always been a rich source for Zapiro’s biting satire and the events of 2011 have been no exception.  This year’s Zapiro, The Last Sushi, will be  on sale at Exclusive Books Hyde Park on Tuesday November 16th. Zapiro will  present his cartoons and give […]

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Beautiful lamps and paintings will provide a visual treat

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Stunning designer lights from Willowlamp   A collaborative exhibition of  lighting designs by Adam Hoets of Willowlamp and abstract paintings by contemporary abstract artist Caro Allum runs from 18th—20th November at  Arts on Main – opening night Friday 18th November. The two artists’ work  – Hoets’ designs inspired by his study of nature and sacred geometry, and Caro’s bold abstractions, […]

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Sat 26 Nov:Here’s your chance to catch up with the changes in Braamfontein

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Urban renewal in Braamfontein Have posted before on what is new and happening in Braamfontein. The ‘Renaissance’ includes: the Neighbourhood Goods Market the South Point building refurbishments for urban accommodation (sorely needed for Wits students) and the public art,  starting with Van den Berg’s iconic Eland marking the entry into Braamies from the north and including […]

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