Finger in the air: Where do you want to go?

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Transport by mini-bus Getting around Joburg without your own car is a challenge.  However, various initiatives and infrastructural developments have been introduced with varying degrees of success.  The Gautrain running between the airport,  Pretoria and Joburg Central, with stops on the way, is very fast, clean, safe and  effective but unfortunately quite expensive for daily […]

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A contemporary take on Coriolanus – also showing at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

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Coriolanus at Cinema Nouveau With 3 or 4 screenings a  day there is still time to see Coriolanus before it goes of circuit. Ralph Fiennes contemporary production has been called ‘the thinking person’s action movie’. Peter Bradshaw of  The Guardian writes: ‘Ralph Fiennes’s intelligent take on an unloved Shakespeare links it not only to the 1990s Balkans, [much of it […]

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Rosebank to Park Station Gautrain link

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The opening of the Gautrain station at Rosebank It’s beginning to make  a difference to people who  want to stay in the Parks region of Johannesburg (the greater Rosebank Region) despite doing business further afield.  A guest staying at Liz at Lancaster at the moment is working at a corporate office in Isando but did not […]

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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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