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TEDX JOHANNESBURG SALON

TEDxJohannesburg Salon presented by Ogojiii at the FNB JoburgArtFair. A groundbreaking addition and highlight of the 2016 FNB JoburgArtFair is the first ever series of TEDxJohannesburg Salon Talks themed on the contemporary visual arts of Africa. TEDxJohannesburg Salon seeks to make the conversation around African visual art accessible to a broader audience. Presented by Ogojiii magazine – the bi-monthly pan-African …

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SEAN FRASER: SOUTH AFRICA

When a burning sun dips low enough on the horizon to touch the brown-black earth, that is when South Africa is at its very best – a blazing expanse of broad landscapes of sea and veld, dusty savanna and equally dusty pavements. It is a vast country, extending from pristine coastal plain to rugged mountain passes across wide stretches of …

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RELEBOGILE MABOTJA

Relebogile Mabotja appointed as the youngest SAMRO board member ever. Multi award winning actress and singer, presenter, producer, musical director, composer, publisher and business woman, Relebogile Mabotja, has been appointed as the newest board member to join the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) which makes her the youngest member ever to join the board at only age 30. Relebogile …

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ART WEEK JOBURG

SA and global artists come out to play during Art Week Joburg 2016. Johannesburg’s art spaces will pulse with activity from 1 to 7 September 2016, when Art Week Joburg celebrates the city’s vibrant and eclectic contemporary art scene. Supported by the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA) and the Contemporary Art Development Trust (CADT), this festival will see …

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OKTOBERFEST

This September, Benoni will host their version of one of the world’s most favourite cultural folk festivals – OKTOBERFEST. Along with their partners Rockford Media, the festival have put together a line-up of top-notch German Beer, Food & Music as well as some of SA’s most favourite local bands. Oktoberfest SA is owned and managed by a real German couple, …

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WEEKEND GETAWAYS

South Africa is an amazing country for travellers: We have sophisticated infrastructure and a variety of destinations. You can, for example, live and work in its industrial and economic heartland of Gauteng and be just a couple of hours from three major seaside towns, each with its own appeal. Shaun Pozyn, Head of marketing for British Airways (operated by Comair), …

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SELFIE: A GROUP EXHIBITION

Lizamore & Associates presents #selfie, a group painting exhibition curated by Teresa Lizamore. #Selfie questions and investigates the notions of ‘traditional’ self-portraiture in a digital realm. The digital realm we often find ourselves in, gives individuals the opportunity to present themselves – or often a selected version of themselves – on various cyber platforms. This has lead to an online …

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SOMA ART + SPACE

SOMA ART + SPACE PICADOR AFRICA PRESENT One Night in No Man’s Land, an evening in celebration of women artists on Saturday, August 27 from 6 pm until late. As SoMa’s Women’s Month exhibition “No Man’s Land” winds down, the special evening will feature a series of conversations and performance art, all to the tune of South African musical legend …

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THE FIFTH ANNUAL JOZI FILM FESTIVAL

The Jozi Film Festival is an annual event that showcases the latest films made by South African and international filmmakers in one of Africa’s most vibrant cities – Johannesburg. We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to enriching local culture, supporting the city’s vibrant film community, and reaching new audiences through the powerful language of film. The Fifth Annual Jozi Film …

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RAY PHIRI

Afro-Jazz icon Ray Phiri debuts at the Kaya FM Live @ The Bassline stage in a very special one night only performance with the surprise guests performing alongside the legend. Bassline will be the backdrop of legends meeting with future legends. Ray’s extraordinary catalogue of songs stretches back almost 50 years, coincides with Bassline’s 22nd birthday celebration as the number …