Category Archives: Johannesburg

Florence

A long time ago, I attended the first reading of this new play by Myer Taub.  Only years later has it seen the light of day in a format far removed from the early reading. It has been created in … Continue reading

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The Musicals in Concert

This coming weekend is a huge one for music lovers. The South African National Youth Orchestra is performing at Agfa, Oakfields are presenting their productions of A Chorus Line at The Fringe at Joburg Theatre, the Minnesota Orchestra is visiting … Continue reading

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Dream Big – support young artists

Johannesburg’s most spectacular charity event this year is Dream Big, a cocktail party, concert and auction, to be held on Saturday 18 August at the Atlas Studios in Milpark, Johannesburg. The event is in aid of young artists, and is … Continue reading

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Fawlty Flowers, sheer joy

There are probably millions of now aging fans (sorry Annie Robinson and Mark Mulder) of the fabulous BBC television sitcom, Fawlty Towers.  This delightful comedy was ranked first on the list of Greatest British Television Programmes, although there were only … Continue reading

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God bless us, everyone!

Last night I had my first Christmas 2017 gig.  It was the official opening of the delightful A Seussified Christmas Carol at the National Children’s Theatre in Parktown. One of the most famous of all Christmas reads is the Charles … Continue reading

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Orient – restaurant review

Orient is a large, stylish, elegant eatery at 4 The High Street, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.  It has just been (November 2017) revamped in terms of décor and it is tres chic with bright, clean lines and a contemporary feel. Asia … Continue reading

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South African International Ballet Competition Gala in Joburg on 7 September 2017

Dirk Badenhorst, founder and CEO of the South African International Ballet Competition held in Cape Town every second year, is hosting a Gala performance of classical and neo classical works performed by leading professional dancers from South Africa, Russia, Spain, … Continue reading

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