Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Shopping and more at Johannesburg’s Newtown Junction

  • 25 September 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Adding to Johannesburg’s vibrancy is the Newtown Junction mixed-use development building that officially opened on 25 September 2014.

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The Soweto Festival Expo: A fun-filled family outing

  • 25 September 2014 by Carina van Wyk

The Soweto Festival Expo showcases a variety of goods and services, and provides entertainment for the entire family. The expo also supports local entrepreneurs, contributing to the greater Soweto’s economy and community.

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Wildlife photography tips from a pro

  • 15 September 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

If you dream of getting that perfect wildlife shot, then here are some invaluable tips from an expert.

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Africa comes to life at the Rosebank Art & Craft Market

  • 13 September 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

From its shop-level entrance, the Rosebank Art & Craft Market seems like a humble store. But venture down the stairs at the back of the shop, and you’re met with a bustling underground market that captures the essence of Africa.

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Murder mystery evening at Maropeng: Real-life CSI and forensic anthropology

  • 22 August 2014 by Kate Rau

On 30 August 2014, Maropeng will host a murder mystery evening. The event promises to be a thrilling introduction to real-life CSI for anyone with an interest in forensics, anthropology and the human body.

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A brush with South Africa’s art galleries

  • 19 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

There are a number of world-renowned art galleries scattered around the country, showcasing the work of old masters as well as emerging contemporary talent. Get a healthy dose of artistic culture at these fine galleries ...

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Love South Africa: Photos by Derek Smith, aka Mr Baggins

  • 15 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We have decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.

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Top music festivals in South Africa

  • 13 August 2014 by Sarah Came

With our stunning landscape and equally beautiful weather, there are few better places to find a spot for a weekend far away from real life. And if you want a total escape, there is no better place than a world in the wilderness created by a music festival.

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MaXhosa designer Laduma Ngxokolo talks inheritance and heritage

  • 22 July 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Four years ago Port Elizabeth-born designer Laduma Ngxokolo saw a gap in the market for traditional Xhosa initiates’ attire and created his label MaXhosa by Laduma.

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South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.

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