The Johannesburg Shopping Festival (JSF) is designed to promote the city’s status as the African continent’s premier destination for retail and wholesale shopping. In 2011 the JSF will take place from 17 to 25 September in Rosebank, the Inner City of Johannesburg, Bryanston Organic & Nature Market and Woodmead.
Photographer Chris Saunders presents S’phara Phara, a photo essay that documents the The Real Actions Pantsula Dance Crew from Orange Farm. S’phara Phara is originally derived from the sound that trains make when riding over railway sleepers describing the constant and rhythmic knocking sound over sleepers. This has been adopted to describe the sound of [...]
SA Fashion Week, SA’s premier designer platform, prepares to launch the Winter 2012 Designer Collections in Johannesburg from 22 – 25 September. The SA Fashion Week Winter 2012 Designer Collections will be staged at the Rosebank Hotel. Tickets are R180 and may be booked directly from www.safashionweek.co.za from 1 September.
The following week the Summer 2011 [...]
For a special dinner make a reservation at Rosebank’s Clico restaurant 011 252 3300 27 Sturdee Ave; great venue and excellent food. Here is August’s mouthwatering menu:
Tartlet of Goat’s Chevin, Pomegranate, Red Onion & Basil R55Freshly Prepared Seasonal Soup R45Citrus-Cured Salmon, Tempura of Mussel & Japanese Aioli R65Tarte tatin of red onion, gorgonzola & basil cream [...]
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 [...]
The Firs Piazza in Rosebank has a new addition. Fishmonger which established its Joburg presence in Illovo in the Thrupps Centre, offers Mediterranean cuisine, sushi and vegetarian dishes. The restaurant also catches the midday sun, which attracts winter visitors seeking a bit of warmth. To find out more, visit http://www.fishmonger.co.za
5 star hotel accommodation is really suffering:
From the August 2011 Rosebank Review sent out by the Rosebank Management District
African sun Hotels has decided to close the Grace hotel on 31 August 2011 due to the continued pressures of the global recession which have negatively affected the South African travel and tourism industry. The hotel [...]
Diarize the 14th August as Goodman Gallery (163 Jan Smuts Ave cr Chester Rd) , is holding an auction of extraordinary South African art works – both contemporary and historical. Some really great names will be up for sale. For full information see http://www.arttimes.co.za/news_read.php?news_id=4597
Liz at Lancaster received two great accolades at the AA Travel Guides American Express Awards on 8th May. The establishment was a finalist in the category Small Guesthouse with self-catering. Within this category received Highly Commended (ie came in the top 3). Then Liz and her staff also received the prestigious award for ‘People who go [...]
Opening on 14th June until 30th June Ndolvu exhibition entitled Imfuyo [Domestic Animals] deals as the title suggests with the role of cows in traditional Zulu culture. Helen Joseph’s work uses the renditions of the female nude to explore issues of violence and abuse against women.