Monthly Archives: February 2014

Peter Bruns plays a fabulous recital for JMS

Peter Bruns, cello, and Annagret Kuttner, piano, joined up again to play a concert for the Johannesburg Musical Society in February 2014. They are regular artists playing for the JMS and they always play to an appreciative audience. Peter Bruns … Continue reading

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Great all Beethoven evening with the JPO and Zanta Hofmeyr

The fourth concert in the First Symphony Season 2014 for the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra was the best of the season to date. The soloist was the fantastic local violinist, Zanta Hofmeyr, who has an enthusiastic and large following. The concert … Continue reading

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Spider-Man and EarthHour join forces to save the planet

In a first of its kind partnership, Spider-Man will be the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organized by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), with a message to inspire individuals to use their power to … Continue reading

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Johannesburg. In Your Pocket.

I have never reblogged anything before. This is one I endorse. I got the Johannesburg In Your Pocket guide during the week and found it interesting, although I have not had an opportunity to study it in any depth yet. … Continue reading

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Rocky Horror – is 40 years a Time Warp yet?

Rocky Horror Show has been going for over forty years. It started out in 1973. In 1976 I saw the movie four times before it was banned in South Africa – I was not surprised that it was banned, the … Continue reading

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Hate Radio, a review

The text for Sunday 16 February 2014 was Matthew 5:21-37. It speaks about even calling someone a derogatory name as being the same as having murdered them. The text and the timing of the Hate Radio production which is visiting … Continue reading

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Exciting final round performance at Unisa Flute and Clarinet Competition

I have, as usual, been following the Unisa International Competition. This year it was the 1st Unisa International Flute and Clarinet Competition. The final round performances took place on Friday 14 February and Saturday 15 February 2014 at the ZK … Continue reading

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Signature, Restaurant Review

Signature in the Morningside Shopping Centre is far north of my usual haunts, but its fame has spread to even my ears. Thus it was with great pleasure and anticipation that I recently accepted an invitation to dine there. It … Continue reading

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Steam, scenery and sustenance in style

I love steam trains. They take me back in time to a more gracious world, to an era when travelling was leisurely and the journey was part of the holiday. By the time I was travelling regularly by train I … Continue reading

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Siba’s Valentine’s Day menu

Siba is fabulous. She is a South African celebrity chef who really speaks to the ordinary woman in the kitchen. She is super friendly and kindly obliged me with her Valentine’s Day menu for those of you who would like … Continue reading

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