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Pick of the Week: Screening of Kentridge’s NY Met production of The Nose at Cinema Nouveau

There are 3  performances left of this dazzlingly whacky absurdist opera by Shostakovich, brilliantly produced by William Kentridge.  This is a live screening of the opera (in the Met’s HD series) which has returned to the New York Met after premiering in 2010. Based on the 1836 short story writtten by Nikolai Gogal,  it tells [...]

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Trendy Rosebank hosts SA Fashion Week

South African Fashion Week  launches the Spring/Summer 2013 Collections at the Crowne Plaza, The Rosebank, Johannesburg from 11 – 13 April 2013. Designers include Black Coffee, Rubicon, Colleen Eitzen, Ephymol, Naked Ape, Lunar, Vesselina Pentcheva and Clive Rundle.  The SAFW Buyers Lounge will be open for a closer viewing of the collections featured on the [...]

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YAY! Live in HD Opera Season is back

The NY Metropolitan’s Live in HD opera season starting Friday 16th November. The 8 operas will run for about 7 days each at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank starting on Friday and running through till March next year. November 16th with Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adina and Matthew Polenzani the role [...]

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3 National Theatre (UK) productions to be screened at Cinema Nouveau

There is also a new season of filmed National Theatre productions.  There are only 4 showings each and these often get very booked up so its good to get a seat should you wish to see any of these productions.  The Last of the Haussmans by Stephen Beresford and starring Julie Walters shows on Nov [...]

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Nothing beats dinner al fresco on a clear Joburg summer’s evening

Had a wonderful dinner with friends last night outside on their terrace overloooking Saxonwold and Killarney with Rosebank on the opposite hill top where all the cranes attest to the major building activity around the new Standard Bank satellite campus. Was one of those glorious balmy Highveld summer nights under a cloudless clear starry night sky.  So what’s happening [...]

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