A contemporary take on Coriolanus – also showing at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

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Coriolanus at Cinema Nouveau With 3 or 4 screenings a  day there is still time to see Coriolanus before it goes of circuit. Ralph Fiennes contemporary production has been called ‘the thinking person’s action movie’. Peter Bradshaw of  The Guardian writes: ‘Ralph Fiennes’s intelligent take on an unloved Shakespeare links it not only to the 1990s Balkans, [much of it […]

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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

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Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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Great new addition to the Maboneng Precinct

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On Tuesday evening, I went to 10 years On Air – the collaborative Review exhibition of the On Air partnership: Marcus Neustatter and Stephen Hobbs. Unexpectedly, Marcus was there to give a walkabout which made viewing particularly enjoyable and accessible . It was really good to see their production over the last decade – much of […]

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March update on the Joburg art scene

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What’s new in the art scene in March? Along with Gerard Batha’s Paintings from the Karoo, Hermann Niebuhr’s exhibition City Chromatic, Views of Johannesburg opened at Everard Read on 8th March. RosenClaire’s  Immaterial Matters  is on at the Goodman and runs till 24th March. This is the first exhibition in South Africa by the duo of […]

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