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GANGS of BALLET to SUPPORT ONEREPUBLIC on SA TOUR

Big Concerts confirmed today that Gangs of Ballet will support OneRepublic on their Native South African tour dates performing in Johannesburg on the 19th June 2015 at The Dome and Cape Town on 21st June 2015 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest. Gangs of Ballet released their debut self-titled EP in March 2012 with hit singles ‘Breaking the Silence’ and ‘This …

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MAMMA MIA SEASON EXTENDED – LAST FEW DAYS

Big Concerts is excited to confirm that an extra week has been added for the West End smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! in Johannesburg only. The limited season, which starts on 24th March 2015, will now run until 3rd May 2015. Tickets are moving quickly and fans are recommended to book now to avoid disappointment. MAMMA MIA! is an original …

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JACKSON POLLOCK’S PRIZE-WINNING RECIPE

Alcoholic, adulterer … and foodie? As a stash of the painter’s personal recipes are published, an old friend spills the beans on dinner chez Pollock and Krasner. By Carmel Melouney. ‘Exceptional’: Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s foolproof recipe for blueberry blintzes. Photograph: Robyn Lea Jackson Pollock’s alcoholism and adultery are well documented. Less well known is that the celebrated modern …

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HOW ANDY WARHOL INFLUENCED FASHION

By Sara McCorquodale It was unique, groundbreaking and set to change design radically. And yet when Andy Warhol first exhibited his Campbell’s Soup Cans in 1962, the work was met with mockery and indifference. A rival parody exhibition of actual soup cans opened in response; the general public was apathetic. It seemed a flop, the epitome of unfashionable. However, this …

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PETER SKLAIR QUINTET

Peter will be presenting some of his own compositions, as well as those of icons such as Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock, so the music will be improvised, impressionistic and electric-with a dash of funk… THE BAND Peter Sklair – Bass Louis Mhlanga – Guitar Paul Hanmer – Piano Dr Roland Moses – Keyboards Sam Ibeh – Drums— with Peter …

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GAUTRAIN: WOODLANDS SHUTTLE

Gautrain’s new Woodlands Office Park Shuttle service is now running from Marlboro Station. The shuttle service fee is R15 per trip – payable by cash or card. Log onto www.gautrain.co.za or phone 0800 GAUTRAIN for more information.

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THE VOICE OF THE NATION

This exhibition is hosted by Stephan Welz & Co at Shop L38, Nelson Mandela Square, corner Maude & 5th Streets, Sandton. It features a selection of artwork from both established and new artists.

GAUTENG GALLERIES

Saturday 09/05/2015: Alice Art Gallery: Vat 5 Aapstrak Exhibition: 5 Phenomenal artists: Andre de Beer, Casper de Vries, May Wentworth, Mimi van der Merwe & Monique van Wyk: until 18/05/2015 Centurion Art Gallery: No Regret, Member’s Exhibition ( with Karlien vd Merwe & Helena Hettema): Mariette Minnaar, Suzie Roos, Gerda Faure, Kobus Kapp, Linda Greeff Barnard, Dawn Kellerman, Elle Steytler, …

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STEVEN COHEN HANGS HIS CHANDELIER

Controversial performance artist crashes CanStage’s Spotlight South Africa closing party. By Jeremy Willard “It looks like nothing, but it’s complex and demands a lot, being in those too-high shoes and wobbly chandelier,” Cohen says. South African performance artist Steven Cohen — who made international headlines when he was arrested in 2013 for leashing a rooster named Franck to his cock …