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THE FIRST FINE ART FAIR IN JOBURG

The first ever South African Fine Art Print Fair opens tonight to VIP’s in Johannesburg on 28 Ocotber and will be open to the public from 29 October. The South African Fine Art Print Fair (FAP), is dedicated to fine art print and comes in the wake of an increasing interest and rise in prices for fine art prints. The …

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RESCUED LIONS RETURNING ‘HOME’

Thirty-three circus lions that have been rescued from Peru and Colombia in South America have been micro-chipped ahead of their historic journey to a sanctuary in Limpopo. By Mpho Raborife Microchips were inserted in the big cats ahead of what Animal Defenders International President Jan Creamer described as “the biggest airlift of its kind”. “The lions don’t know that their …

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MEDIA24 LAUNCHES VIA

Media24 is launching a brand-new Afrikaans entertainment lifestyle channel, VIA, on DStv channel 147 on Monday, 9 November 2015 at 16:00. It’s the first channel that has an exclusive focus on Afrikaans lifestyle entertainment. VIA will be available to DStv Family, Compact, Extra and Premium customers in South Africa and Namibia. This 24-hour lifestyle channel is another innovation by Media24 …

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HYUNDAI TUCSON: TOP SAFETY AWARD

The new Hyundai Tucson has performed exceptionally well in rigorous safety tests on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean this year: In the United States it was awarded with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, and in the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) it scored a five-star rating. The IIHS, which also …

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SEE AFRICA: POP UP EXHIBITION

Opening exhibition: 31st October 2015 Time: 16:30 Address: 1354 Mcube Drive Dube, Soweto Exhibition closes: 1st November 2015 Curator: Zanele Mashumi Artists: Mbali Dlamini, ThamsanqaThami Mbenekazi, Albert Ibokwe Khoza, Serge Attukwei Clottey, Nompumelelo Tshabalala. Art Performance by Albert Ibokwe Khoza

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CHIANOSKY

Fresh from her support slot with Carly Rae Jepsen, ChianoSky performs live. ChianoSky recently released her brand new album ‘Inferno’, the follow-up her to multi-nominated debut album ‘Hungry’. Come celebrate a great night out as SA’s top Female Pop artist performs music from her brand new album along with fan favourites such as ‘Sick Sick’, ‘Live Out Loud’, ‘Walking Away’ …

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BEV BUTKOW MOVES TO THE BAG FACTORY

I’m thrilled to have moved studio to the Bag Factory in Fordsburg, an inspiring creative hub with hard-working and dedicated artists. Since my move, I’ve found the stimulation of the environment pushing me to break further boundaries in my art-making and deepen my exploration of Exclusion & Acceptance. Living my passion. My brother recently asked me how I’ve managed to …

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VAN WYK BRAND: NEW RELEASE

VAN WYK BRAND released his debut single ‘Hou My Vas’ two months ago and this week announces the release of his debut album ‘Winter/Spring’. Join Brand at Rafters in Pretoria-East on Saturday the 7th of November as he launches his debut album ‘Winter/Spring’. ‘Hou My Vas’ is one of only two Afrikaans tracks on an album filled with 13 incredible …

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BARRY DOWNARD METAL ARTEFACTS

So, after over 30 years working in advertising and image making industry as an art director, photographer and illustrator, I’ve decided to embark on another journey… wrought iron and the design and manufacture of metalwork objects. Having spent some time working on the new skills as a hobby, in my metalwork projects, I see lots of connections between illustration work …

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AFRICAN FUTURES

What might various African futures look like? How do artists and academics imagine this future? And what forms and narratives of science fiction are currently being developed in Africa? From 28 to 31 October 2015, the Goethe-Institut’s African Futures festival will address these and other questions with a wide range of events throughout Johannesburg, as well as at partner festivals …