Monthly Archives: January 2018

Welcome Miss Universe home

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters arrives back in South Africa this week for the first time since being crowned Miss Universe. The public is urged to bring posters, banners, South African flags and vuvuzelas to give her a proudly South African welcome at … Continue reading

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Mozart Festival treats for 2018

As Bruce Dennill points out in his review, the annual Viennese New Year Concerts always mark the start of the classical music programme for Johannesburg. (Well, Theatre on the Square’s Friday lunchtime concerts started on Friday as well). These light … Continue reading

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Beatlemania on Tour

Context is everything. I hated (and still hate) the tribute shows at Joburg Theatre.  Take that same show, however, to the casinos, in this case Emperors Palace, and one has a wonderful, winning work.  The fun, fluffy production is in … Continue reading

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A sweet and savoury offering

Another One’s Bread is now running at the Market Theatre. As are all Mike van Graan’s plays, this is a complex work with a treasury of social commentary. The play takes its title (Another One’s Bread) from the Afrikaans expression … Continue reading

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Win a Wine Course

Win a wine course courtesy of The Private Hotel School The Private Hotel School – regarded as one of the country’s most sought-after hotel schools – is offering the chance to win a full-day wine course at its campuses in … Continue reading

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Thank you for your service

Note:  I have not previewed this movie so this is information, NOT a review. Here’s a movie at Cinema Nouveau Theatres many South African men of my generation will find  that they can relate to : ‘Thank you for your … Continue reading

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