Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

True review: Chicago and the double comeback

June 4, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Yes, Chicago the musical came back to the Mzansi stage, but actor South African Craig Urbani made the biggest comeback of the day. Well, my fellow thespian fans, let me call a spade a razzle dazzle and tell you upfront that the most recent run […]

Arts and Culture

Focus on precious porcelain at the Antiques Collective

May 31, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, since hosting the annual prestigious National Antiques & Decorative Arts Faire (NAADA Faire) for the past three years, which turns the Crystal Court into an elegant showcase for antique furniture, collectables and decorative arts, shoppers and collectors are now able to enjoy the […]

Arts and Culture

Art for glass competition encourages artists to paint the city green

May 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Many individuals are keen to recycle, but often use the excuse that they don’t know where to do so. For this reason, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is hosting The TGRC Art for Glass Graffiti. READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. Competition to draw Jozi residents’ attention […]

Arts and Culture

Gold Reef City set to sizzle with fiery dance and musical extravaganza, Ignited!

May 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, Gold Reef City is warming up to showcase a fiery new dance extravaganza, entitled Ignited. This music and dance spectacular will take to the stage on Friday, 24 May 2019, at The Lyric, with performances running until Sunday, 16 June 2019. Ignited – […]

Arts and Culture

Busting ballet myths one plié at a time

May 10, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Born out of the Italian Renaissance somewhere in the 15th century, ballet is a highly technical form of dance that most people associate with boring classical music and tutus. But it’s way more. Snow White – The Ballet returns to Montecasino this month and here’s […]

Arts and Culture

Who’s the puppet? Conrad Koch’s Puppet Guy is back

May 7, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Conrad Koch’s Puppet Guy is back from down under for the SA leg of his show that runs until May 27th. If the Australian and Canadian reviews are anything to go by, it should be a great run. HJ took our seats for his debut […]

Arts and Culture, Shopping

Finding hidden treasures at the Mall of Africa’s new Antique Fairs

May 6, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

“The truth is sometimes we don’t know how good the good times were until they are long gone. Toys are outgrown. Clothing goes out of style. Kitchen gadgets become obsolete. Then one day we see these same items years later at a flea market, and […]

Arts and Culture

Catch a solo exhibition by Christiaan Diedericks at The Melrose Gallery

April 25, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

In Search of a New King will be held between 9 May and 9 June 2019. Diedericks, one of South Africa’s most widely exhibited fine artists and print makers, both locally and internationally, is known for capturing beauty in poignant, thought-provoking, and often painful themes. READ MORE […]

Arts and Culture, Shopping

Birthday celebrations and the launch of the Antique Fair at Mall of Africa

April 17, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, for the past three years, The Mall of Africa has risen like a beacon on the Highveld landscape – seen for miles from vantage points around Johannesburg, Midrand and Centurion. As the largest single phase shopping mall built in Africa, it is fast […]

Arts and Culture

Show your love for glass, with your art!

April 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is calling all graffiti artists to submit your art for its Graffiti Artists Campaign in order to stand a chance to have your art displayed on glass recycling banks in Johannesburg! READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. If you have […]