Monthly Archives: July 2016

Miss South Africa 2017 to get big bucks

Auditions are currently being held all over South Africa for the new Miss South Africa who will receive R1 million in cash from Sun International and Cell C, in addition to her other prizes such as an international holiday, when … Continue reading

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Miss South Africa Celebrity Judge

Press Release Actress Kim Engelbrecht is the celebrity judge at the Western Cape Miss South Africa 2017 regional judging which takes place on Saturday, July 30, at the Grand West Casino and Entertainment World in Goodwood, Cape Town. She joins … Continue reading

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Scorched – the sounds of silence

Incendies was written by Wajdi Mouawad, a Lebanese Canadian writer, in 2003 and translated into English as Scorched by  Linda Gaboriau.  Scorched follows the story of Janine and Simon, a set of twins with an uncommunicative mother, after the passing … Continue reading

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Venetian pianist to play Chopin and Liszt

Venetian-born Alessadro Taverna (pianist) will play a concert on Saturday 13 August 20:00  at the Linder Auditorium, St Andrews Road, Parktown for the Johannesburg Musical Society.   Programme: Chopin : Ballade No 1 in G Minor, Opus 23 Chopin : … Continue reading

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World Ranger Day 31 July 2016

World Ranger Day commemorates rangers killed or injured in the line of duty, and celebrates the work rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural treasures. World Ranger Day is observed annually on the 31st of July, and is … Continue reading

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French Thriller

The Alliance Francaise has partnered with The Bioscope Indepence Cinema in Maboneng for a regular monthly “Le Movie Club” screening of a French movie with English sub-titles.  This takes place on the last Thursday of every month at 19:30 for … Continue reading

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Requiem for the Living

Dr Rexleigh Bunyard’s new work, Requiem for the Living, a dramatic concert (oratorio) work written for a large instrumental ensemble, will have its world premiere on Saturday 27 August at 20:00 at the Linder Auditorium. The following night there will … Continue reading

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Self talk for resisting food cravings

I’ve started Banting.  Brand new concept for me.  Haven’t even completed one day yet and already I have a host of food cravings. So, here is some self-talk to help me make it through the day, the evening, the night … Continue reading

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James Grace and Jonathan Crossly in concert at Wits

Two of South Africa’s most highly sought after classical guitarists, James Grace and Jonathan Crossley, will be presenting an hour long concert for two guitars at The Atrium, Wits University, on Sunday 14 August 2016 at 15:00. Both musicians have … Continue reading

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Screw the diet.

Road House.  Down memory Lane.  Nostalgia. Kota Joe is the roadhouse in Boksburg.  It has always been there.  Maybe it had a different name, maybe even a different owner.   Paul Figueira has shaken things up through his new(ish) chain, Kota … Continue reading

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