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Pick of the Week: Exploring Jozi with Joburg Places

The only way to get a real sense of a city is not by driving through as an observer, but by immersing oneself in the sensory experiences of street life and activity. So while the Hop-on Hop-off Red Bus is a great way to orientate oneself to the geographical layout of the larger city, nothing [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week: The Jan Smuts Art strip

There are currently several not-to-be missed exhibitions showing at some of the galleries clustered along the Jan Smuts art strip.    Showing at Goodman Gallery is Gerhard Marx’s exhibition Lessons in looking down. Remember that extraordinary work at the Joburg Art Fair – Gerhard Marx’s mosaic vertical wall depicting an aerial view of part of Joburg [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week: Enjoy the last of the jacarandas with a walk through Westcliff

    Speak to many Jozi-ites and you will hear a common refrain of how beautiful the leafy suburbs are at the moment.  Wonderful warm weather, luscious sparkling green gardens and parks, the white cotton- wool clouds scudding across high crystal blue skies that are so particular to the Highveld,  all make for a lighter spirit.    [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week – Umhlaba at WAM

    I had a rushed visit to Umhlaba, the photographic exhibition marking the centenary of the 1913 Natives Land Act, which is currently showing at Wits Art Museum. Because of the topic – the contested nature of land and landscape in South African society, this exhibition cannot be anything but tough and hard-hitting.  Superbly [...]

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