Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture, Our Top 5

Our top 3 bullet journal Instagram accounts to follow

Feb 27, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Bullet journaling is a type of flexible planning that has risen to popularity in the past few years. If you’ve been tempted to try this unique technique or are already have a bullet journal, make sure you follow these accounts for some major inspiration.  READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. […]

Arts and Culture, Featured

Where to find the best public art in Jozi

Feb 6, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Joburg’s inner city is known for a number of things – not all of them are good (we’ll admit it), but the City of Gold is home to some truly exceptional public art. This art is not only beautiful but also embedded with cultural history, making it a must-see for all. One thing’s for sure: Whoever said Jozi wasn’t […]

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The best art exhibitions you don’t want to miss

Jan 6, 2020, Author: Candice May

With Joburg’s art scene being so prominent yet ever-changing, you don’t want to miss any significant exhibitions this January. So, we’ve rounded up our top art shows and exhibits in the City of Gold to keep you updated with the dizzying array of displays. You’ll […]

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True review: Peter Pan on Ice – the real slog to Neverland

Dec 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

It’s a make-believe journey that requires rehearsals for nine or more hours a day, six days a week for seven weeks … wow!  READ MORE ON PEOPLE OF JOBURG HERE. Making magic never looked so hard, and understanding the behind-the-scenes prep creates a new respect for this manifestation of […]

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Stage your escape – shows to whisk you away

Dec 3, 2019, Author: Amber Richardson

For those of you who aren’t regular theatregoers, we suggest you set a little time aside for some of the best productions planned to dazzle Jozi’s theatres this month. Whether it’s taking a trip to Neverland or trying to survive a girls’ night out, these shows will […]

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The art of gallery hopping: A guide to First Thursdays in Rosebank

Nov 5, 2019, Author: Amber Richardson

First Thursdays in Rosebank are truly special social events in Jozi defined by amazing art and entertainment as well as (most importantly) an unforgettable vibe. But there’s often so much going on at that they can be a little daunting for a newbie, so we’ve […]

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Nataniël is back at Emperors Palace – Don’t miss When Giants Waltz this October!

Oct 22, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Theatre lovers are in for a special treat as Nataniël, talented South African muso and performer extraordinaire, makes his way to Emperors Palace to perform his latest enthralling creation, When Giants Waltz.   READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE Nataniël’s 17th production will be presented as 12 unforgettable concerts from 4 […]

Arts and Culture, Entertainment

What’s on at Time Square this month: Catch Dire Straits and big South African rock bands

Oct 11, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Delivering on its promise to bring the best in entertainment to Pretoria, Time Square has a spectacular lineup of local and international artists gracing the stage at the Sun Arena in October 2019.   READ MORE ON PEOPLE OF JOBURG HERE. Perhaps the biggest highlight is the […]

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Lights, camera … gender? Who cares! A standing ovation for character fluidity in the arts

Oct 4, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

The performing  arts has been challenging gender boundaries for decades.  From men playing women in ancient Greece to Nancy Cartwright playing the voice of Bart Simpson, the changeability of gender roles in the arts is something to be celebrated. These are some of our favourite performances.   READ […]

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Reviewed: #HeToo starring Pieter-Dirk Uys

Sep 17, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

We’ve seen some bad to average comedy lately, so it was a real treat to watch 90 uninterrupted and hilarious minutes of Pieter-Dirk Uys (PDU) and Evita Bezuidenhout plus a little David Attenborough and Pik Botha on stage in the satirist’s new one-man show #HeToo.   READ MORE ON ARTS AND CULTURE HERE. Created to say […]