Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture, City Guide

Ballantine’s Beat of Africa – the heartbeat of a nation

Feb 20, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

If Africa were a music album, what would it sound like? What sounds do we as a nation make, the beats and rhythms of it’s people, of course! Ballantine’s Scotch Whisky has partnered with the SAMA-winning, platinum-selling duo Black Motion, to find the sounds that make […]

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Top 3 art shows not to be missed

Feb 16, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Johannesburg is home to some of the most fantastic galleries to create the perfect showcases for our plethora of über talented South African artists. From painting and ceramics, to more industrial displays – here’s our go-to-guide for the top art installations not to be missed […]

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The Untamed Heart oil painting exhibition

Feb 2, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Many believe the heart is a wild creature, especially when it’s in love (don’t we all know this). Its’ deep and contagious quality inspired artist Hari Lualhati’s new series of oil paintings and graphite drawings. An exhibition of these works opens on Tuesday, 14 February […]

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CCDI creates online platform for small design businesses

Jan 12, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

Small craft and design business in South Africa can now make use of the awesome new, free might we add, website created by The Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI). This new online platform is geared to becoming South Africa’s biggest website dedicated to showcasing […]

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Mozart in the Park

Jan 11, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

ClassicsNOW, in collaboration with Brooklyn Theatre, is pleased to present its inaugural plein-air opera performance: Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’in the amphitheatre of the NIROX Sculpture Park. ‘Don Giovanni’, is based on the legend of Don Juan – a fictional libertine and seducer. Premiered by the Prague […]

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First Thursdays

Jan 3, 2017, Author: Hello Joburg

The best things in life are free – like First Thursdays. This event (which happens on the first Thursday of every month) is without a doubt, the best way to see Joburg in all its arty, cultural glory. Here’s what you need to know – […]

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The Terracotta Army take over Cape Town

Dec 23, 2016, Author: Hello Joburg

If you are in Cape Town for the holidays – keep your eye out for the Terracotta Army! The Terracotta Army and the First Emperor of China is an very exciting expo that serves up an unmissable slice of Ancient China. One of history’s biggest discoveries […]

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Black Coffee – rising to the top

Dec 14, 2016, Author: Hello Joburg

Right now, Black Coffee is probably South Africa’s biggest musical export. His singles routinely hit number one, and his world tour is pretty much ongoing. The biggest names in music want to work with him.  Black Coffee, aka Nkosinathi Maphumulo, grew up in dusty Mthatha, Eastern […]

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Keyes Art Mile offers festive experience

Dec 13, 2016, Author: Hello Joburg

Already established as a destination for lovers of sublime culinary experiences, exceptional fine art and world class design, Keyes Arts Mile is curating a not-to-be-missed festive season experience for Joburgers and visitors alike. A highlight of the season is Gratitude, a pop-up store offering a […]

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The Color Purple opening date set for 2018

Dec 12, 2016, Author: Hello Joburg

The Color Purple has made the decison to open their powerful show on Sunday February 4th 2018 in The Mandela at Joburg Theatre in Johannesburg. The musical will be produced by Joburg Theatre and Bernard Jay. Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema, Chief Executive Officer of Joburg City Theatres, is […]