Category: Arts and Culture

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

Apr 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

Apr 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!

Apr 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 […]

Arts and Culture

A Long March to Freedom

Apr 9, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Visiting Maropeng’s Long March to Freedom Exhibition is more than a cultural experience.   For Mr Dali Tambo, son of Oliver Tambo, CEO of the National Heritage Project NPC and originator of the National Heritage Monument, the Long March to Freedom Exhibition holds much more than almost 100 bronzes and an […]

Arts and Culture, Entertainment

True review: Agatha Christie’s THE MOUSETRAP

Apr 3, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Here at HJ we love a front seat to a classic show, so we made a point to see Agatha Christie’s murder mystery great, THE MOUSETRAP as it wrapped after a successful run at The Pieter Torien theatre last month. READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. Set […]

Arts and Culture

The largest showcase of African art in the world

Mar 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, how do you top what is already known as the largest showcase of African art in the world? The Mall of Africa and retail tenant Julie Miller Investment Art Institute thinks that technology holds the key. Over the past year, the Mall of […]

Arts and Culture

Dazzling Frank Sinatra international hit show to tour SA

Mar 14, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Frank Sinatra, one of music’s great icons, is all set to ignite the South African stage in 2019 in a dazzling big band international show, SINATRA AND ME, featuring celebrated British performer, Richard Shelton who has been described as “one of the world’s finest Sinatra interpreters”.  READ […]

Arts and Culture

A tale as old as time: Beauty and the Beast at Carnival City

Feb 27, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The story of Belle is a classic story of true love that prevails in the end. A must-see for all ages! Carnival City’s Mardi Gras Theatre provides the stage for the O.A.K Youth Theatre’s captivating musical production, Beauty and the Beast in March 2019. The […]