A cultural feast at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

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Live HD screenings of National Theatre Productions, Exhibitions on Screens, and the New York Met Opera Season We are so privileged in Johannesburg to have access on our doorsteps to world-class productions (quite literally).  If an air-ticket to London is out of the question (let alone R600 odd for a theatre ticket) then make sure […]

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Each season brings new colour to the garden

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Liz at Lancaster’s winter garden Although our oak tree (which is the origin of Liz at Lancaster’s acorn logo) is dropping leaves at an alarming rate causing Thandie, Zac, Alick and Catherine the Sisyphian task of never-ending leaf sweeping , other plants are in full bloom.   Our  indigenous pavement garden has wonderful colour accents […]

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What’s on currently in The Parks’ galleries?

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Our early winter fare at the Parks galleries is very varied with lots of different genres and styles in evidence. Just above the mantel piece is an exhibition of works by Karin Preller which opens  at Artspace  on Wednesday 5th June.   The one liner description of the show is: ‘Seeing things differently: the immutable presence […]

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Where to go for live music in Joburg

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Katzys in Rosebank Guests who stayed recently at Liz at Lancaster went off to Katzys in Rosebank for live music and had a great evening.  Situated in the Firs , a mall in nearby Rosebank, right next to the well-renowned Grillhouse –this is the place to be seen.  Resident bands perform 5 times a week , and patrons can order off  the […]

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The Phoenix arises – 54 on Bath

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The Grace hotel in Rosebank started as part of the Brand’s family-owned and run group of hotels.  The first of these hotels was the Mount Grace in the Magaliesberg.   In 1983 Chippy Brand and his wife, Cynthia, with no training in the hospitality industry, transformed the venue from a run-down church camp into a popular […]

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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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