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Feast your eyes on Joburg’s purple canopy

During October and November every year Joburg is turned into a riot of deep purple with the Jacarandas in full bloom. From a high vantage point like Munro Drive or the Westcliff steps, the whole of northern Johannesburg from the Parktown Ridge to Sandton, is tinged with a dramatic blanket of blue.  Join the Johannesburg [...]

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Time to get on your bicycle

Cycling is becoming an increasingly popular way of seeing local Joburg sites and sights.  Lebo of  Sowetobicycle tours has for many years offered cycling tours.  There are various options on offer starting from a 2 hour tour which includes a visit to a worker’s hostel, the Hector Pieterson Museum as well as the route of [...]

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It’s all happening in Sandton this weekend

Take a turn to Sandton Central this weekend.  The annual Joburg Art Fair opens at Sandton Convention Centre on Friday and runs till Saturday.  Showing at the old Sandton Gallery near Nelson Mandela Square  is Printmaking 2012, an exhibition of contemporary Fine Art prints  represented by the SA Print Gallery, Blue Door Studio and Artist [...]

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Take time out at 44 Stanley

            Looking forward to this exhibition of Gunther Herbst’s work at Arts on Paper, 44 Stanley Ave. Opening on 11th August at 2 pm  ‘The Man who Wasn’t There’ runs until 1st September and will show a range of  Herbst latest work where Bauhaus meets de Stijl meets Pop Art.  [...]

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Encounters at Arts on Main 8-24 June

            Diarize the Encounters Documentary Film Festival 8- 24 June at The Bioscope at Main Street Life. There are some great doccies. For the programme go to: http://www.thebioscope.co.za/2012/05/21/encounters-2012-at-the-bioscope-from-8-24th-june/   

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