Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wynton Marsalis in conversation at the Market Theatre Tues 23rd August

Here for the Joy of Jazz Festival, jazz giant Wynton Marsalis will be hosted in Conversation by Sibongile Khumalo and chaired by  John Kani.  Marsalis became the first jazz artist to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music for his work Blood on the Fields, which was commissioned by jazz at Lincoln Centre.  Tuesday 23 August [...]

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Programme of live performances created by William Kentridge 6-18th Sept at the Market Theatre

Refuse the Hour is a two week programme  of live performance events created by artist William Kentridge, composers Philip Miller and François Sarhan, dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo, video editor Catherine Meyburgh and performance director Sue Pam-Grant.  The programme, which is presented by The Market Theatre in association with the Goodman Gallery and the French Institute [...]

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Press release from Goodman Gallery on Willem Boshoff’s new exhibition SWAT

The ambiguities of words, playful provocation and grave disquiet are ubiquitous elements in the work of Willem Boshoff. In SWAT, a new exhibition at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Boshoff reignites these components in a series of unique works that confront capitalism, religious text, exploitation, globalisation and imperialism, amongst other interrelated concerns. Characteristically, Boshoff does not present [...]

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Rosebank: Johannesburg’s 3rd largest high rise business centre

Rosebank is fast becoming Johannesburg’s third largest high-rise business centre, after Sandton and the inner city, according to the research conducted by Broll, one of Africa’s leading commercial property services group. ‘Rosebank is reviving, with great retail and new office developments which are well-supported by the surrounding residential nodes and the Gautrain station,’ says Jane [...]

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Remembering this day in history

9th August 1956 : see  http://joburg.org.za/culture/latest-news/193-strike-a-woman-strike-a-rock by

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