Chill out amongst the turbines this Friday night

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Adi’s Weekly things to do & see in Joburg [adrian@fiftytwo.co.za] This week’s pick: Turbine Hall, Newtown. See Liz’s Post Genre: Architectural heritage & underground dining What: The completed Turbine Hall, with bells and whistles, is the finest example of both inner city regeneration and preservation. This architectural icon eclectically fuses the old and new. The mod […]

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Foxwood House local theatre

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Foxwood House Genre: Suburban Theatre What: Hidden amongst the homes of Houghton stands an intimate theatre – Foxwood House. This space seats a small audience of 100 and its far-from-mainstream programmes include top shows, their drag performances are highly rated. This is the Cinema Nouveau of theatre. The owners, both involved in the artsy scene […]

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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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Book early to avoid disappointment: local musicals and theatres showing in Joburg during the World Cup

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THEATRE AND SHOWS JOHANNESBURG MID 2010 SHOWING AT JOBURG THEATRE www.showbusiness.co.za  Boys in the Photograph  A passionate musical dealing with the power of soccer to heal rifts and bring a fractured community together. Set in Belfast, Ireland, the game of soccer is recreated on stage with some of the most originally exciting choreography to be seen in […]

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Interesting talks being held by Botanical Society at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

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BOTANICAL SOCIETY   EVENTS, WALKS & TALKS   May to June 2010 (Bankenveld branch) Book with Karen E-mail: botsoc@sisulugarden.co.za or fax to e-mail 086 694 9636 Cost: Members R40, non-members R80, Children under 12, half price Walter Sisulu Geological Garden Walk & Talk  Saturday 22 May  BOOKING ESSENTIAL This walk will be led by Prof Grant Cawthorn […]

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Getting Out: Hiking in Jozi

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3 Places to walk and hike in and around Joburg T-J de Klerk of the Wilds Walks writes about a long walk at Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve on Sunday, April 25 from 07:30: Hikers are cordially invited by Johannesburg City Parks and the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve Association to participate in a 20 kilometre walk in the Klipriviersberg […]

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The Codfather

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EATING OUT : THE CODFATHER Adi – adrian@fiftytwo.co.za  compiles a weekly newsletter that focuses on a  Joburg event for the week.  He’s had some great write-ups. This is newsletter 6 FiftyTwo:6 This week’s pick: Codfather Village Outdoor Event Genre: Social culinary experience What: On the 27 March an all day social do will take place […]

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Tours for the public to explore a newly discovered fossil site in the Cradle

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TOURS OF CRADLE OF HUMANKIND From Maropeng’s February 2010 newlsetter On April 10, Maropeng and iHominin will give budding palaeontologists a rare opportunity to explore a 1.5-million-year-old fossil site. Cooper’s Cave, 1.2km from the famous Sterkfontein Caves near Johannesburg, is a relatively newly discovered fossil site, where several species of animals and a number of […]

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