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FILM AND PHOTO EXPO

FILM & PHOT EXPO 2015 is all about learning and collaboration. Our selection of presenters include some of the industries finest as well as current ‘movers and shakers’. They have partnered with the expo to present no less than 170 unique 45 minute presentations over the 4 days, spread over 12 workshop areas. All workshops are free to attendees & …

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DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN

Tim Plewman lights up the Victory Theatre with ‘Defending the Caveman’. Hold on Johannesburg your turn has arrived, Tim Plewman brings his popular ‘Defending the Caveman’ to the refurbished Victory Theatre from 11 November to 24 December 2015. Straight from his appearance at the 41st National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, where audiences applauded this comedian, Plewman decided to bring this …

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FRESHLYGROUND AT NIROX

On Saturday 28 November NIROX Sculpture Park’s amphitheatre hosts one of South Africa’s most celebrated ensembles, Freshlyground. Other artists include musician & author Nakhane Touré, Tidal Waves and the Skorokoro Ensemble. A collection of fine food stalls and beverages will be available to refresh and delight, including champagne and artisan ice-cream.

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ART CROSSES BORDERS: CONVERSATIONS

The Ichikowitz Family Foundation has partnered with Vika Mjoka, art curator and administrator of the Alex Art Smart Brand, to create Art Crosses Borders – Conversations. The Ichikowitz Foundation fell in love with Vika Mjoka’s efforts to create one of the few professional art galleries in Alexandra township, the original home of many renowned South African artists. Alex is a …

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SELFIE 25

On the 5th of November 2015 Constitution Hill will be launching Selfie 25 – a multi-media exhibition of digital prints and video work by young upcoming artist, Simphiwe Xulu. Xulu qualified in Fine Arts & Media and subsequently worked in the advertising industry for 2 years. Since early 2013, he has worked full-time as a freelance writer and artist, and …

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CLEAN BANDIT AND GOLDFISH

As a brand new edition to the SA market, Electric Summer, will push the boundaries, offering an eclectic mix of cutting edge production that is set to transform the stages of Cape Town’s Hamilton’s Club and Johannesburg’s Zoo Lake into a rocking summer music festival experience. Featuring an exciting line-up of international and local artists and co-headlined by the Grammy-award …

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ALL ABOUT THE PIANO

All About The Piano pays tribute to the most popular instrument of all, the piano. A celebration of the most beautiful melodies. Some sentimental, some nostalgic, some modern, some shockingly old-fashioned, some quirky, some funny, some heavy, tragic and sad, but always beautiful. Rocco’s latest album The Beautiful Collection provides most of the music in the show. A collection of …

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HAMLET

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch plays the title role in Shakespeare’s tragedy, Hamlet, broadcast by National Theatre Live from London’s Barbican Theatre for limited screenings at Cinema Nouveau theatres countrywide. Directed by Lyndsey Turner and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the cast also includes Leo Bill (Horatio), Siân Brooke (Ophelia), Anastasia Hille (Gertrude), Ciarán Hinds (Claudius), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Laertes) and …

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AMY: THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

Arriving several months after the tragic documentary, this soundtrack has a waif-like quality that’s touchingly appropriate, with Amy Winehouse’s demos and live tracks interspersed with brief snippets of Antonio Pinto’s incidental music, ranging from furtive chugging strings (“Kidnapping Amy”) to anguished cello lamentation (“Poetic Finale”). By Andy Gill But Amy’s voice is the point here, captured in various stages, from …

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JOHANNESBURG BIG BAND AT THE MOVIES

Join the Johannesburg Big Band and two of South Africa’s finest vocal talents in a scintillating celebration of everyone’s favourite movie tunes in Johannesburg Big Band At The Movies at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City for one night only on Wednesday 25 November at 8pm. After four successful shows, this world-class 17-piece big band, directed by Adam Howard, returns …