New Fishmonger restaurant opens in Rosebank

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  The Firs Piazza in Rosebank has a new addition. Fishmonger which established its Joburg presence in Illovo in the Thrupps Centre,  offers Mediterranean cuisine, sushi and vegetarian dishes.  The restaurant also catches the midday sun, which attracts winter visitors seeking a bit of warmth. To find out more, visit http://www.fishmonger.co.za Guests from Liz at […]

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August in Jozi: a feast of photographic exhibitions

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A photographic feast in Joburg For anybody interested in photography there is currently quite a feast at Joburg’s art galleries : Starting in the south east of Joburg Central at Main Street Life Entrance Gallery is an exhibition of the photographic works of Dan Rosenthal and Andrew Sprawson opening 30 July .  For more information:  www.hiddengallery.org Gary […]

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Lunar eclipse Wednesday evening 15th June

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Lunar eclipse 15 June 2011 Remember there’s a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday 15th June. It starts at 8:22pm, is total from 9:21 pm to 11:02pm, and ends at 00:02am. It will be visible from all of Africa, although north-west Africa misses the start. You don’t need any special equipment to watch this. The next […]

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Amazing line up for Standard Bank’s 2011 Joy of Jazz Festival to be held in Newtown 25th and 26th August

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Joy of Jazz 2011 Info below comes from  Peter Feldman’s Top performers for Joy of Jazz 06/08/2011 Legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is due to perform at this year’s Joy of Jazz Festival in Newtown at the end of August.  The amazing line up includes  America’s Dee Dee Bridgewater, McCoy Tyner, Gerald Veasley, Jeff Lorber, Alexander […]

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Marasela’s exhibition: Sarah, Theodorah and Senzeni in Johannesburg opens at AOP on 11th June

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Senzeni Marasela’s exhibition Sarah, Theodorah and Senzeni in Johannesburg Senzeni Marasela’s exhibition Sarah, Theodorah and Senzeni in Johannesburg comprises a new series of embroidered cloths and red ink drawings.  The three women alluded to in the title of the exhibition refer to: Sarah Baartman (the so-called ‘Hottentot Venus’) Theodorah (Marasela’s mother who suffers from bipolar schizophrenia and who has largely […]

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It’s difficult to keep up with what’s happening at Maboneng Precinct in the eastern Inner City of Joburg

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Maboneng Precinct continues to expand In 2008 Managing Diretctor and developer Jonathan Liebmann purchased the old DF Corlett Construction offices and warehouses and worked with architect Enrico Daffonchio on converting them into the space that is now Arts on Main – a mix of galleries,  [Goodman Gallery, David Krut, Seipel, Goethe Institut] private artist studios, […]

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