Upcoming theatre for youngsters in Joburg

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The Selfish Giant The Fringe Joburg Theatre 24 -26 August There are 6 performances of The Selfish Giant from 24th to 26th August.   This narrated ballet is based in Oscar Wilde’s bitter-sweet tale of transformation. The garden’s birds, fruit and flowersare performed by the Johannesburg Youth Ballet while the story is narrated by the inimitable […]

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Amidst ‘a market a day’ what makes Jozi’s Bryanston Organic and Natural Market stand out?

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Jozi’s  first open-air food and craft market It’s been going over 40 years; it’s an institution in its own right’; it has a very particular ethos; and now it’s developing in a really exciting direction. You can mention the Bryanston Market; the Organic Market; the Waldorf Market or the Village market and many will immediately […]

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South Africa’s “little Big Bang”

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Science and Cocktails, Orbit, Braamfontein 31st July I am a complete dilettante: I know precious little about a lot of things.  Call it a grasshopper mind – buzzing from one topic to another.  But at least I fall into the category of ‘knowing what I don’t know’ (rather than ‘not knowing what I don’t know’, […]

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Turbine Art Fair 2018: 12-15th July

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RMB Turbine Art Fair 2018  Turbine Hall is a great venue  One of my very favourite events of the year is the Turbine Art Fair. I love everything about it. The venue is great: the Turbine Hall is the most amazing example of adaptive re-use of an industrial heritage building; there is always a wide range […]

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Jamming in Orlando

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#JoziWalks: His and Hers Jams  In mid-May #JoziWalks (endorsed by #Johannesburg In You Pocket) organized their amazing annual event when they sponsor young tour operators and entrepreneurs who are developing walking tours to less well-known areas of Jozi.  I was lucky enough to get a place on the His and Hers Jams walk which introduced […]

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