In Context : a series of exhibitions and interventions engaging with the city of Johannesburg; Opens at Arts On Main

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IN CONTEXT : EXCITING EXHIBITION OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS Goodman Gallery Project Space at Arts on Main Opening 23 May 2010, 11h00  Closes 17 July 2010 The Project Space is located at Arts on Main, corner Main Street and Berea Street, downtown Johannesburg.  Please contact the gallery on 011 788 1113 or visit www.goodman-gallery.com […]

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Wits Scientists reveal new species of hominids

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SEDIBA: NEW HOMINID SPECIES A team led by Professor Lee Berger, a renowned palaeoanthropologist from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (aka Wits University) has described and named a new species of hominid, Australopithecus sediba, almost two million years old, which was discovered in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, 40 kilometres out of […]

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Tobias at 84 – still sharp, witty and engaging

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 Philip Tobias : Giant in the field of paleo-anthropology Chris Thurman enagaged in conversation with Prof Philip Tobias world-renowned paleo-anthroplogist at the Boekehuis this Saturday.  In addition to his ground breaking work with hominids, Tobias has also been very influential as an anatomist, a geneticist, is an expert on medic-legal ethics and  … is a keen lover of cricket!  With a […]

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Joburg’s best …… Bookshops

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Joburg’s best bookshops My favourite of all is Boekehuis:  Boekehuis, corner Lothbury Road and Fawley Avenue, Auckland Park, 011 482 3609, Mondays to Saturdays 9am-6pm    In addition to its wide range of Afrikaans books, the discerning reader can find books which cover topics from cultural studies to history to literature, and much more besides.  Boekehuis […]

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Jo’burg: Sally Gaule’s Photographic Exhibition at The Thompson Gallery Melville

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SALLY GAULE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION A superb Johannesburg exhibition ends on Saturday 10th October. If you are local get there if you can. If you are an international traveler, contact Sally Thompson of The Thompson Gallery in Melville (011-482-2039) for access to Sally Gaule’s photographs of Johannesburg.   The Jo’burg Gini takes its title from the Gini coefficient […]

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