Posts – Arts & Entertainment

The Purple Shall Govern

Mary Sibande’s exhibition, The Purple Shall Govern, is on at the Standard Bank Gallery until 7 June. In this interview, Sibande gives insight into her alter ego, ‘Sophie’, through which she explores issues of identity, rebirth and belonging.

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Good times and fine wines at the Winter Sculpture Fair

The Winter Sculpture Fair, organised by Artlogic, took place at the Nirox Sculpture Park in Gauteng on 10 and 11 May 2014.

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Alexandra township – a vibrancy that’s hard to beat

  • 01 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The next time you decide to try something new and different, why not go for a memorable township experience in the kasi (township) of all kasis: Alexandra.

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Creativity and renewal at AfrikaBurn

  • 01 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The annual AfrikaBurn festival takes place at Stonehenge Farm near Tankwa Karoo National Park in the Tankwa Karoo. It always produces some incredible expressions of creativity.

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Da Vinci – The Genius

If you’re in Johannesburg, then take time to visit the global travelling exhibition, Da Vinci – The Genius, at The Amazing Place in Woodmead. Its run has been extended until 27 July 2014.

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Season four of Homeland to be shot in Cape Town

  • 24 April 2014 by Lynnette Johns

The Mother City, renowned for her beautiful beaches, parks and mountain, has a growing reputation as a filming destination. The fourth series of Homeland, the gripping show that revolves around CIA officer Carrie Mathison, will be shot in Cape Town in 2014.

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Capturing Cape Town: Photos by Jeremy Deputat

  • 23 April 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

South Africans have long known that Cape Town and its inhabitants are highly photogenic. And so it gives us a quiet sense of pride when visitors to the Mother City discover this for themselves, and share it with the rest of the world.

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Bloggers back to #MeetSouthAfrica ahead of INDABA 2014

  • 17 April 2014 by Kate Els

Following its successful campaign in 2013, South African Tourism will once again host a group of bloggers from around the world to #MeetSouthAfrica.

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A pocketful (and more) of Johannesburg

A Q&A with Laurice Taitz, Johannesburg enthusiast and editor of Johannesburg In Your Pocket, an independent city guide aimed at making your stay in the city memorable.

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From Acornhoek, with love

A new arts and crafts route in Acornhoek and Bushbuckridge will introduce you to some skilled entrepreneurs and make it easier than ever to navigate this bustling area on the western edge of the Kruger National Park.

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