If you haven’t already done so, book soon for the upcoming Kentridge festival at the Market Theatre

If it has not sold out already it is certain to do so soon, so make sure you book for at least some of the performances . Is sure to be a knock-out.   It comprises 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.For overview of the different performances http://www.joburg.org.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7035&catid=110&Itemid=193 You can book on-line or via the Market Theatre.

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September is heritage month – keep the weekend of the 17/18th free – some fascinating tours

There are going to be a series of interesting tours of Joburg run by the Parktwon Westcliff Heritage Trust over the week-end of 17th and 18th Sept. At least 15 different tours. Unfortunately the page is not active on thie site www.parktownheritage.co.za Maybe will be up and running soon. Contact me for more info if you need.

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Dining with a difference: try Clico in Sturdee Ave Rosebank

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  R55
Freshly Prepared Seasonal Soup R45
Citrus-Cured Salmon, Tempura of Mussel & Japanese Aioli R65
Tarte tatin of red onion, gorgonzola & basil cream  R55
Herb-Encrusted Fillet of Fresh Line-Fish, Citrus Veloute, Herb Mash & Fennel R120
Grilled Rump of Lamb, Grilled Polenta, Sautee of Baby Vegetables & Verjus R110
Tagliatelle of Wild & Cultivated Mushrooms, Truffle Infusion R85
Grilled Fillet of Beef, Potato Galette & Pickled Mushrooms R125
Risotto of Prawn & Seafood with Lobster Bisque R125

Bitter Belgian chocolate Tartlet, Passionfruit & Vanilla Ice-Cream R50
Port & Muscatel-Poached Pear, Crème Patisserie & Praline R50
Selection of Local Cheese, Confit, Melba Toast & Biscuits R60
Buttermilk Panacotta, Lime-Infusion  R45

Yumm !!!

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