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Be good or stay home

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert series is well under way, but tonight was special.  The orchestra members were all in fine form under the baton of Perry So, the soloist, Alissa Margolis on violin, was superb in Mendelssohn’s Violin … Continue reading

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Ratels on the Lomba (book review)

In the words of Lewis Carrol in 1865: ’You are old, Father William’, the young man said … I feel old, at least as old as Father William, when I read or hear stories of the war fought on the … 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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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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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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