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About moirads

Clergy person, theatre and music lover, avid reader, foodie. Basically, I write about what I do, where I go and things I love (or hate).

Land Acts, biting satire

Fans of the Pay Back the Curry and State Fracture satirical works will love the new offering by the same creative team – Mike van Graan, playwright, Daniel Mpilo Richards as the sole performer with Rob van Vuuren as director … Continue reading

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Carlo Mombelli ‘Angels and Demons’ Tour

In association with Concerts SA, South African bassist and composer Carlo Mombelli presents his Angels and Demons tour. Music extraordinaire Mombelli is joined by an impressive trio of jazz luminaries: Kyle Shepherd on piano, Keenan Chas Ahrends on guitar, and … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Tom Cruise

Happy birthday (3 July) to the fearless lead of Mission Impossible, Tom Cruise, who has hung from the world’s tallest building, a moving plane and an active helicopter all to get the perfect shot.

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From the 19th to the 21st Century

  Fire and Ice is a double bill which swoops one from the classical ballet of the 19th century in the form of Raymonda (Act 3) through to the 21st century “fresh as this morning’s news” with the world première, … Continue reading

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You’re “it”

Title: Tag Year: 2018 Country: USA Director: Jeff Tomsic (directorial debut) Written by: Rob McKittrick and Mark Steilen Genre: Comedy Starring: Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Hannibal Buress, John Hamm, Jeremy Renner Release (SA): 29 June 2018 Company: Warner Bros. Pictures … Continue reading

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Atif Aslam to perform at Emperors’ Palace in July

Press release of interest to the Indian community, below: Prince of Bollywood brings back charm and charisma by public demand to SA this July It’s not easy to find someone with the perfect amount of passion, an unsurpassed desire to … Continue reading

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The JPO Winter Season 2018

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra has had a fabulous winter season at the Linder Auditorium. Despite the fact that the seasons are only four week long instead of the more usual six weeks, the  programmes, presumably worked on extensively by the … Continue reading

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