Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture, People of Joburg

Meet Shabeer Jhetam: CEO of The Glass Recycling Company

Jul 30, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

“Passionate” is the first word that comes to mind upon meeting CEO of The Glass Recycling Company, Shabeer Jhetam. Seldom do you meet a CEO of a company who believes so fervently in the business he leads and in the lifestyle he endorses. Shabeer uses […]

Arts and Culture

True review: Mark Banks on Ice

Jul 12, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

I’ve never walked out of a comedy show, but there’s a first time for everything. Most comedians have a strong repertoire of funny jokes and a few distasteful ones – some even laugh out loud and snort jokes if you’re lucky. Sometimes there are a […]

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Who staged it better? When film and theatre don’t always translate

Jun 24, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Rami Malek’s performance as Freddie Mercury in the 2018 biographical flick left die-hard Queen fans in tears and awakened a new love for the rock singer’s music amongst generations born long after The Live Aid concert of 1985. Now, the Bohemian Rhapsody sing-along experience is […]

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Art for Glass finalists inspire creativity and glass recycling

Jun 19, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, the Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) has successfully concluded the entry period for its Art for Glass Graffiti Competition! Recently our city has seen a surge of beautiful artworks, spurred by graffiti events such as the Festival of Gold in Braamfontein and the numerous […]

Arts and Culture

True review: Chicago and the double comeback

Jun 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 – […]

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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 […]