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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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When in doubt say Darling

I have been watching Pieter-Dirk Uys play his satirical roles as various South African politicians on both sides of the 1994 divide, South Africa’s most famous white woman – Evita Bezuidenhout, the lovely Bambi Kellerman, the intriguing Ouma Ossewania and … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot Sizzles

The latest Emperors Palace mini-extravaganza moves from the Odeon to 64Live@The Palace (just next to the statute of David). I love the formulaic, slick song and dance routines. This one is produced by Roberto Pucci of Mezzoforte Productions, with collaborative … Continue reading

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Forthcoming attractions – live theatre, live music (29 January 2013)

Forthcoming attractions in Gauteng Date of posting: 29 January 2013 Grab your diaries! A listing guide of “stuff” that’s on or will be on soon. Google the event itself to contact the organisers for booking details. Johannesburg International Mozart Festival … Continue reading

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I spied with my little eyes … in May

A review of the past month in the performing arts, Gauteng (May 2012). Nights have become chilly in Johannesburg, but theatres tend to be warm and welcoming. The newest theatre of them all, the Soweto Theatre, has opened with a … Continue reading

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So will 2012 be a happy year for Gauteng’s arts?

If I could sing the Abba version of Happy New Year, the sentimental version of Old Lang Syne …  I would, just to celebrate my new blog and, I suppose, the new year.  But you really don’t want to hear … Continue reading

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So what is there to do in Joburg for Old/New Year?

Joburg is a fairly daunting place for out of town visitors at the best of times, but this escalates over Christmas and New Year when so many local people head out of the city to the coast or bush or … Continue reading

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