Rosebank – Joburg’s art destination

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Clustered around the lower Rosebank/Parkwood border on Jan Smuts Ave is a number of galleries which offer an exciting range of exhibitions. Showing at Everard Read from 11th April to 4th May are Pappetti’s large scale canvases  depicting  industrial landscapes, interiors and human figures.  Also on at Everard Read from 18th April is a collection […]

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“White man walking” – taking a car for a walk

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Goethe Institut’s creative projects and lack of pedestrian infrastructure: what’s the connection?   “White Man Walking” is a project which combines three of my personal pet hobby horses: the amazingly creative and innovative projects that come out of the Goethe Institut the problem of pavements which deny pedestrian access and force people to walk in […]

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Discover hidden pockets of Joburg with the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation

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Johannesburg Heritage Foundation Tours The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation runs weekly tours usually on Saturday afternoons. What makes them special? They explore interesting parts of Johannesburg They often include unusual places and spaces that are off-the-tourist-route They are often walking tours. They also sometimes do bus tours (like the Parktown Garden Tour on Sun 17th Feb […]

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YAY! Live in HD Opera Season is back

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The NY Metropolitan’s Live in HD opera season starting Friday 16th November. The 8 operas will run for about 7 days each at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank starting on Friday and running through till March next year. November 16th with Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adina and Matthew Polenzani the role […]

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