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DRAGGING 30

Hot off of sold-out performances in Cape Town, the deliciously camp coming-of-age musical comedy Dragging 30 is about to liven up Johannesburg theatre goers, no matter which side of 30 they’re on. Critics have called it “fun with a capital F” and audiences in Cape Town have flocked to see it! Dragging 30 is being hailed the next best fun …

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ART AUCTIONEER PHILLIPS TO OPEN IN SA?

U.S. art expert Arnold Lehman, adviser to international fine art auctioneers Phillips, traveled recently to South Africa to scout out the visual arts scene and help decide if Phillips should participate in it, BusinessDayLive reported. By Dana Sanchez Lehman’s first impressions were of an impressive South African art infrastructure that has disseminated information about South African art and placed it …

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MASERATI LEVANTE

Maserati’s first SUV receives its eagerly-awaited world unveiling at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. Modena, 21 February 2016 – Maserati has given a first glimpse of the exterior view of the Levante, the first SUV in the Brand’s history: the new model completes the existing range of sedans and sports cars, extending its current offering of the Quattroporte, Ghibli, …

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DR BONE: NEW SINGLE

Dr. Bone, rapper and KZN son has kicked off 2016 with all engines roaring. He releases his new single, featuring the late Mtshengiseni “iNdidane” Gcwensa on 26 February 2016. The single was recorded just days before iNdidane’s passing. Says Dr Bone, “No one in the world will understand the power of this collaboration, the power that Mtshengiseni, my idol, possessed, …

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ESPRESSO VELOCE

In Grand Prix racing, time is measured in one thousandths of a second and is very the essence of this sport. As in the art of creating a perfect cup of coffee, timing is critical. As a tribute to automotive design engineers, racing teams and motoring enthusiasts around the world, Paolo Mastrogiuseppe has created Espresso Veloce, an espresso machine in …

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THE DESIGN INDABA FILMFEST

The Bioscope is proud to be a partner in this year’s Design Indaba FilmFest, Design Indaba’s annual celebration showcasing feature films and documentaries that cover design and the creative industries … we have 3 films to premiere in Johannesburg. VERY SEMI-SERIOUS. WED 17 FEB 8pm. THURS 18 FEB 6pm Documentary film “Very Semi-Serious” is an inside look at The New …

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PUBLIC LECTURE: DEPICTING THE DEAD

Depicting the Dead: facial depiction for forensic identification and archaeological investigation. By Professor Caroline Wilkinson Professor Wilkinson is currently Director of Liverpool School of Art & Design and Director of Face Lab at the Liverpool John Moores University. Her research is a fusion of art and science and focuses on craniofacial analysis, depiction of the dead and facial recognition for …

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ANDRE BRINK BY LEON DE KOCK

A biography of the late André Brink written by Leon de Kock will be published in 2018 by Umuzi. De Kock, who currently teaches at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, is a South African writer, translator, and academic who recently translated Brink’s letters to the poet Ingrid Jonker for the book Flame in the Snow. Brink died on 6 February …

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THE PEECH WINE FESTIVAL

The Peech Boutique Hotel will be holding its annual wine festival next week, and it’s going to be an elegant affair. What is it? This festival is a garden event that will see the likes of Creation, Villiera, Thelema, Haute Cabriere, Oldenburg, Le Riche, Kloof Street, Avondale, Glenwood, Grangehurst, Julien Schaal, Restless River & Thorne and Daughters estates showing their …

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MYSTERY GHOST BUS TOURS

Are you a fan of all things spooky? Looking for something that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end? Then be sure to book your spot on the Mystery Ghost Bus Tour, taking place this weekend. What is it? For a frightful night you will never forget, the Mystery Ghost Bus Tour will take …