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ASPIRE ART AUCTIONS

New art auction house, Aspire Art Auctions, launches its first auction on 31 October 2016 at The Park on 7 in Hyde Park, a stunning new white-cube venue, in which superior works of art will be superbly displayed to best effect. With a dream team of knowledgeable art experts aware of the phenomenal global growth of the art market, Aspire …

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HELEN ZILLE: NOT WITHOUT A FIGHT

Helen Zille’s long-awaited autobiography is one of the most fascinating political stories of our time. This a story about political intrigue, treachery,and unlikely coalitions. It documents Zille’s fight against corruption and her efforts to realign politics and entrench accountability. And it describes a mother’s battle to raise children in the pressured world of South African politics. It is now available …

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HERITAGE DAY AT WITS ORIGINS CENTRE

Heritage Day Celebration: The 80th Anniversary of Sterkfontein. An once-in-a-lifetime experience for the whole family. 2016 is the 80th anniversary of the discovery at the Sterkfontein Caves, by Dr Robert Broom, of the first adult Australopithecus in the world. To date, no site in the world has provided more fossils of the genus Australopithecus, ancestor to our own genus Homo. …

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I TURNED AWAY AND SHE WAS GONE

The Market Theatre and Windybrow Theatre present the Magnet Theatre production of I Turned Away and She Was Gone. South African theatre legend Jennie Reznek returns to the stage by popular demand in I Turned Away and She Was Gone. Her acclaimed one-woman show produced by the Magnet Theatre has been nominated for four prestigious Fleur du Cap Awards: Best …

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PRETTY YENDE

South African opera star’s debut album tops international charts. Internationally renowned opera singer and Piet Retief native, Pretty Yende, has thanked her South African fans for all their support after her debut album ‘A Journey’ went straight to the top of the charts! Leading up the launch, Pretty enjoyed time back home in South Africa, and took to Facebook to …

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POWERED BY COOL IDEAS

Jozi Life are pleased to announce that we’re now ‘powered by Cool Ideas’. They’re a tight-knit team of passionate individuals who are on a mission to bring the best high speed, uncapped and unshaped internet at an affordable rate. In conjunction with Vumatel, Fibrehoods, DFA and Octotel they will bring the residents and businesses of select suburbs, world class connectivity …

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JOY OF JAZZ

Ever wondered what it would be like to control the music that a live band was playing? Have you ever wished for that guitar riff to play just a little longer or for the vocals to sing a little more? Well, this Sunday on 11 September, you will have the power in your hands when you get to participate in …

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AFRICAN ORAL HISTORY ARCHIVE

AFRICAN ORAL HISTORY ARCHIVE is a non-profit initiative dedicated to African story-telling, to the safeguarding of the continent’s dynamic heritage for future generations. In a global effort, AFRICAN ORAL HISTORY ARCHIVE records and showcases the continent’s acclaimed or unknown history makers, giving unprecedented access to all those who were at the heart of events that shaped Africa’s modern history. Created …

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EXPERIENCE THE KALAHARI

If you’re heading into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and your given address is ‘the 91st dune, off the Auob River Road’ you’re in for an authentic, “off-the-grid” experience! This is where you’ll find the Fair Trade Tourism certified !Xaus Lodge, home to desert-based safari experiences and personal interactions with local communities. By Tessa Buhrmann The only way in is a …

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SALVADOR DALI’S COOKBOOK

Salvador Dali’s cookbook is every bit as insane as you would expect it to be. In 1973, French publisher Felicie put out a remarkable “cookbook” (quotation marks are important here) by the great Surrealist master Salvador Dalí. It delivers everything you would expect from such a volume: visual flair, a winking sense of humor, a disregard for accepted norms, and …