Turbine Art Fair 2018: 12-15th July

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RNB Turbine Art Fair 2018  Turbine Hall is a great venue  One of my very favourite events of the year is the Turbine Art Fair. I love everything about it. The venue is great: the Turbine Hall is the most amazing example of adaptive re-use of an industrial heritage building; there is always a wide range […]

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In Jozi it’s happening all over the place!

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Where is the City Centre? The second question travelers arriving at Liz at Lancaster from Europe and the US  often ask  me is:  ‘Where is the city centre’?  (The first question is ‘Is there wi-fi?’) This first question is easy to answer – ‘Yes and it’s FAST!’  But the second question is not so easy […]

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D-W 11-13 in the news again

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DW – 11-13 Dunkeld West shopping centre 2 ‘foodie’ guests come across from Pretoria to sample Jozi’s best restaurants.  They have been so knocked out by D-W 11-13, voted in the top 20 restaurants in South Africa, that they came back for a second time last week. They love staying at Liz at Lancaster and […]

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Sandboarding the Mine Dumps

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Sandboarding the mine dumps More from Adi Goeller’s great weekly Newsletter: Fifty Two – weekly things to do and see in Joburg Below from his latest newsletter no 39 This week’s pick: Sandboarding the Gold Mines Genre: Pure rush What: Johannesburg’s gold mining days produced man-made mountains of soft yellow sand – these wildly recognised […]

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Jazz at Joburg Theatre

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Wonderful Jazz Offerings during November Feya Faku – 6 Nov Trumpet/flugel horn player Feya Faku was born in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth. He studied informally with some of the great jazzmen of the sixties and seventies. Feya has travelled the world collaborating and making music with some of the greatest musicians in the jazz world. […]

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South African composer Philip Miller’s concert at Arts on Main – 2 nights only 25 and 26 Sept

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Philip Miller’s Concert at Arts on Main Don’t miss Philip Miller’s concert Playing on Image, on Saturday 25th  or Sunday 26th September at 8pm September at Arts on Main in eastern downtown Joburg.  Well-known for his  collaboration with Kentridge as well as Bell and Hodgins, Miller composes  music which is evocative and haunting. Playing on Image  is a two […]

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Adi Loveland’s Doccie on Joburg; best value for R50

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Documentary on ‘surviving Joburg’ Am so excited … I won a prize!    Adrian of Fifty Two (weekly suggestions of things to to in Jozi) asked for readers’ suggestions of  what to do in the genre A.C.L. (Arts Culture Leisure).  My suggestion of the Nirox Sculpture Park won me second prize:  the mad crazy 52 minute doccie on Joburg by Adi Loveland. Called ‘Unhinged: Surviving Joburg’,  it’s […]

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