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DAVID GOLDBLATT: THE PURSUIT OF VALUES

David Goldblatt is one of South Africa’s most highly acclaimed photographers. He combines documentary photojournalism, socio-political commentary, narrative and historiography in creating iconic portraits, vivid landscapes and gritty cityscapes. By Mandie van der Spuy: Artinsure’s advisor on strategic and brand consulting in the art market. In this retrospective exhibition, curator Neil Dundas of the Goodman Gallery has captured the opportunity …

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CITIZENFOUR

AfriDocs delivers yet another powerful month of #REALSTORIES pulled straight from the headlines. With films that uncover the human reality behind many of the news events that we take at face value, AfriDocs in November honors a diversity of activists and their stories of bravery and the on-going struggle for justice and human rights. A highlight of the month is …

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C-MAX ROLLER DERBY

C-Max Roller Derby League, the first and most established Roller Derby league in Africa is proud to announce the end-of-year bout that will not only showcase the best skaters in Gauteng, but will also introduce audiences to the first ever South African National Men’s Roller Derby team – Team Z.A. Men’s Roller Derby – as well as the brand new …

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KHARTOUM REVISITED

The Bioscope presents Khartoum Revisited & Viva Sara! Join us for two films directed by Sudanese film pioneer Gadalla Gubara and hosted by his daughter Sara Gadalla and the other guests. In the early 1970s, Gadalla Gubara shot a portrait of Khartoum that showcased the city as the motor of a modern Sudan. Today, his film Khartoum comes across like …

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GAUTENG OPERA

Festive music with Gauteng Opera: 15 December. One of the highlights of our year is the Gauteng Opera’s Forte performance on Tuesday evening 15 December. The night before the public holiday is ideal for celebrating the holidays with family and friends. This is a ticketed event that includes performances of favourite Christmas music by Gauteng Opera’s Forte in various sets …

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THE SNOW GOOSE

Daphne Kuhn in collaboration with KBT Productions presents THE SNOW GOOSE starring JAMES CAIRNS and TARYN BENNETT, and directed by JENINE COLLOCOT. THE SNOW GOOSE returns by popular demand after a sold our run earlier this year. The production was developed from the original Paul Gallico story by the director, Jenine Collocott and the cast, James Cairns and Taryn Bennett. …

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HOW IS SOUTH AFRICAN ART DOING?

The South African art market is recovering “to more normal” price levels after suffering a setback in the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009. This is the view of George Herman, the head of South African portfolios at Citadel Wealth Management, which produces the Citadel Art Price Index (Capi). The index was up by 3.2 percent …

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RUBY ONYINYECHI AMANZE: SALT WATER

An odd combination of two essential elements, Salt Water symbolizes the diffuse and mysterious realm inhabited by Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze’s cohort of hybrid forms. In her first solo show at the Goodman Gallery, amanze’s large-scale drawings foreground her concern with metamorphosis and imagination as a lens through which multiple and often, disparate layers of meaning, histories, and forms can be …

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THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel fans are in for a treat as they relive Simon and Garfunkel’s greatest hits in The Simon and Garfunkel Story. Direct from its success in London’s West End, a SOLD OUT UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is back on the road! The tribute show celebrates the Folk/ …

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EXHIBITION: ZANELE MUHOLI

Stevenson is pleased to present Zanele Muholi’s new exhibition of photographs. In contrast to her life-long project of documenting members of her community, one in which she normally has the privilege of witnessing her subjects presentation of themselves according to their own self-image, with this new work she turns her camera on herself. This exhibition will be a presentation of …