Monthly Archives: September 2011

Become a bone detective ….

The Maropeng Visitor Centre recently launched a new walking tour to give amateur paleoanthropologists insight into the exciting fossil record to be found in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.    The new half-day tour called Bone Detectives is an introduction to human evolution and how fossils provides clues about our ancestors who lived millions [...]

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Sediba Australopithecus goes on display again at Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind

The fossils of Australopithecus sediba are to be exhibited once again at Maropeng,  from September 9 to September 26.   The adult female specimen, MH-2, will feature prominently in a new display called More secrets of sediba revealed, along with other fossils from the Malapa site in the Cradle of Humankind.     There will be tours which will be [...]

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Piece is back again in Rosebank

Eugenie Drakes fabulous local jewellery and beaded design shop is back again in Rosebank.  Piece can be found at  Shop 5 The Firs in Rosebank. Wonderful design and beautifully crafted items. by

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Reclaiming the City: Joburg’s urban spaces

 Following on Jonathan Liebmann’s development of the Maboneng precint in the south east of Joburg, with its flagship space Arts on Main, Braamfontein is also being revitalized. Nechama Brodie in her article entitled Regenerate Behaviour: Making the City Sexy,  in this week’s Mail and Guardian,  http://mg.co.za/article/2011-09-16-regenerate-behaviour-making-the-city-sexy, writes about the new developments in Braamfontein.   Two friends and I [...]

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Joburg Art Fair now to take place in September

The fourth fair Joburg Art Fair is taking place from September 23 to 25.    Artlogic director Ross Douglas says: “By moving the fair to September we hope to contribute to what is becoming an art season in the city.”    About 23 galleries will be showcasing the work by their artists; some old favourites and some [...]

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