Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Joburg Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty is not to be missed!

February 18, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, international guest artists Anaïs Chalendard and Florimond Lorieux will dance the leading roles in three performances of Joburg Ballet’s new staging of The Sleeping Beauty at Joburg Theatre during the upcoming season, running from Friday 29 March to Sunday 7 April. The 10-performance run is made […]

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Concrete Bling: meet Aleks Ashton

February 1, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Aleks Ashton creates bold, award-winning artisanal jewellery for her daring and unique customers. Could you be one of them? Owner of Night Shine Candy, Aleks Ashton was the 2017 runner up in the PPC Jewellery Category and winner in last year’s instalment. This is an […]

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Start the new year with creative flair!

January 8, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

This is not a new year’s resolution by any means. Hell No! If you want to know what we think about those turn to page 10. Rather this is an appeal to start 2019 with some creative flair, a dash of inspiration and some fun. […]

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Cinderella waltzes into The Teatro at Montecasino

November 13, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

A dazzling night, a glittering ball, something wonderful is bound to happen when the ultimate fairytale – Joburg Ballet’s production of Cinderella – comes to The Teatro at Montecasino from 14 to 23 December 2018, Hello Joburgers! Marking the company’s first major season at the […]

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The world of digital art … meet Luca Boni

November 6, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

There’s an authenticity in the work of an artist who is as eccentric as their creations. Luca Boni is one such artist.  The artist once told his parents he wanted to be a vet or would happily drive a yellow taxi. But it seemed that the […]

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‘Tis the season for giving back

October 17, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

When it comes to the festive season, many of us abide by the social norm of providing a gift in anticipation of receiving one based on century-old traditions. But in the current economy –  formally labelled a technical recession and characterized by escalating costs of living and a […]

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Matilda the Musical … a whole lot of magic and mayhem

October 2, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

For those of us raised on author Roald Dahl’s wild world of wonder and possibility, the multi-award-winning musical comes as a real treat this October to the Teatro stage at Montecasino. We’re not sure about you guys, but we really can’t wait!   READ MORE ON ARTS AND CULTURE HERE. Quiet and quirky […]

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Our top 3 films to see at this year’s Annual Jozi Film Festival

September 26, 2018, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, it’s that time of the year again! The Annual Jozi Film Festival starts today and there are lots of local and international films to look forward to at this year’s event. We’ve rounded up the top three films that we simply can’t wait […]

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Catching silky feels with Billie Zangewa

September 3, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

Malawian born artist, Billie Zangewa’s love affair with art started with a coloured pencil drawing of Princess Diana. And just like the people’s princess, Zangewa too is on a journey to make people feel through her work.  “I want people to feel happy when they see my work. Just to make someone feel is […]

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Hush Puppies & the SHOUT Foundation have joined forces to open a library

August 1, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, the SHOUT Foundation, a philanthropic organisation founded by popular South African artists Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane are doing it again! In raising awareness of childhood literacy, the organisation have teamed up with iconic footwear brand Hush Puppies® to raise funds to open […]