What’s on at Jozi’s theatres?

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The Market Theatre shows re-runs of older productions including the classic Woza Albert at the Barney Simon Theatre until 5th Feb.  This South African classic asks what would happen if Jesus Christ (Morena) came back to South Africa during apartheid. This lively satire of the absurdities of apartheid provides a showcase for the talents of two dextrous […]

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The Joburg Art Scene in early 2012

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The dawning of 2012 with the various art exhibitions has crept up and taken me by surprise so I have missed a whole lot of openings. Jessica Webster’s exhibition Mainly Benoni. And Paintings opens at 12 pm today at Nirox Projects on Arts on Main Showing at In Toto is She@Intoto a group show on […]

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Heritage tours run by Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust

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The Parktown Westcliff Heritage Trust runs tours to interesting places which are very varied on their offerings.  Many of these tours provide access to places that one cannot always get to independently.  Sadly however,  the guiding  style and information provided can be a little superficial and descriptive, with in-depth information often tantalizingly lacking. But enjoy the outings.  […]

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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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