Tag Archives: Maboneng Precinct

A quick guide to Joburg’s main art galleries

Joburg has long been regarded as the Cinderella at the cultural ball, in the shadow of her more glamorous step-sister, Cape Town.  However, the city has emerged during the last 20 years as a dynamic centre of  cutting-edge arts activity, offering a whole range of art galleries catering to the tastes of cultural aficionados and [...]

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The 2013 Lilizela Awards

The new national tourism and travel awards programme resulting from the merging of the AA Accommodation Awards and the Imvelo Awards [for Responsible Tourism] is backed nationally by the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Grading Council of SA [TGCSA]; and locally by the Gauteng Tourism Authority [GTA]. The name Lilizela indicates immediately some of [...]

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The largest second hand bookstore in the Southern hemisphere in inner city Jozi

I’m a sucker for second hand bookshops, actually I’m a sucker for bookshops, period. But if you want a real experience visit the Collectors’ Treasury in Commissioner St in Joburg’s eastern inner city.  It is located in an 8 story building – a very unprepossessing post-war structure, which is slightly further west of Arts on [...]

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Party venues with a bird’s eye view of Jozi

Which comes first – the chicken or the egg?  In the case of the built environment it is surely the buildings which must precede the functional possibilities they offer.  So as the supply of  high rise inner city developments has increased,  so the demand for a venue with a view has grown.  And there is [...]

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The Parks Art Galleries wake from their Christmas slumber

    On 24th January an exhibition entitled To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light featuring the work of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin opens at the Goodman Gallery. Broomberg & Chanarin have been shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013. The winner will be announced at a special ceremony [...]

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