11th sept: Visit Cooper’s Cave situated 1.2km from the famous Sterkfontein Caves near Johannesburg, a relatively new excavation site where several species of animals and a number of stone tools have been found. Activities on offer for the morning include an interactive fossil and site talk, cave exploration and fossil finding, and an opportunity to [...]
This week’s pick by Adrian of Fifty Two: Bohemian and Burlesque Genre: Theatre of DreamsWhat: Get into character and dress to the extreme – the more outrageous, enchanting, intriguing – the better. This is Madame Zingara and anything goes. Well known for their uniqueness in staging a captivating cirque, a fine show, a feast to [...]
In Kind of Blue, Sam Nhlengethwa’s latest solo exhibition of drawings, prints and paintings at the Goodman Gallery, he pays homage to trumpeter and composer Miles Davis and celebrates the recent 50th anniversary of Davis’ groundbreaking album Kind of Blue. WHEN? Opening at Goodman Gallery 26 August at 18.00 until 29 September 2010 MORE INFO: “When I was a youngster,” [...]
With thanks to Adi@fiftytwo.co.za yet again. Collector’s Treasury is one of my FAVOURITE places BUT be warned … take a ball of string with you because like Theseus in the minotaur’s cave, you might get lost in the maze of book-lined passages !!
Genre: Book store bizarreWhat: Paperbacks, hard copies, leather bounds and titles from [...]
There is increasing public art in all sorts of unexpected places in Jozi. And now we even have long needed art tours. This surely marks our coming of age. See http://www.jhblive.com/kultcha/features/joburg_city_art_tours/46212 for more on these tours.
Hirschowitz’s show INTERPRET features monoprints and drawings Walkabout on Saturday 31 July 2010 at 11.30 am at The Thompson Gallery 78 Third Avenue, Melville. Tel: 011 482 2039; Soup will be served.
Go to http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/adventure/searching_for_sunshine/44423 for suggestions of Jozi places to get out into the open and catch the sun
Saturday 14 August 08:00 bird walk with Anthony Paton (bird ringing will also be shown). Book 011 482 4797.
7 August 08:00 Melville Koppies WEST Park off Arundel Road, Westdene.
Sunday 1 August 14:00; Park at Marks Park, opposite the entrance, in Judith Road, Emmarentia; Contact Wendy Carstens, 011 482 4797