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PAOLO MASTROGIUSEPPE

What do you buy for the person who has everything? Designer-engineer Paolo Mastrogiuseppe has just the thing. By Henri du Pleases The craftsmanship and skill of design displayed by Mastrogiuseppe has the answer we have all been seeking when out on a limb for that special something. We are talking about a coffee machine. Yes, that item so loved in …

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ROGER BALLEN

Roger Ballen, an American-born photographer, who has lived and worked in South Africa since the 1970s will hold his first solo exhibition at Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg. Ballen will be showcasing a recent collaborated project called The House Project. Ballen worked together with Didi Bozzini (Parma based, Italian curator, critic and writer) on The House Project. Ballen’s fascination with the subconscious …

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JOHNNY CLEGG

Johnny Clegg is a dancer, anthropologist, singer, songwriter, academic, activist and French knight, and recently awarded by Queen Elizabeth II an Officer of Order of the British Empire. All of these tags are fitting and accurately describe the energetic, passionate human being who has become one of South Africa’s greatest musical exports. During the three decades he’s been making anthemic …

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JACK HAMMER: HANDFUL OF RAIN

Piet Botha and his band Jack Hammer are currently on a tour of Gauteng to promote their brand new album ‘Handful of rain’. Jack Hammer is the Country’s longest-standing rock band, it’s existence spanning 3 decades with Piet Botha, ‘Godfather of South African Rock”. at their helm. Their brand new album comes after many years spent touring and is an …

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BAD JEWS

After the death of their grandfather, Poppy, a family heirloom propels cousins Daphna and Liam into a domestic battle of honour, faith and heritage. The devoutly Jewish Daphna is at odds with her secular cousin Liam, an entitled young man detached from his cultural traditions. Caught in the middle are Jonah, Liam’s younger brother, and Liam’s non-Jewish girlfriend Melody, who …

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AMAZING GRACE

Inspired by the music of his latest best-selling album, BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL HYMNS, popular pianist Rocco de Villiers presents a brand new show where the piano and music takes centre stage: abide with me, THE HOLY CITY, amazing grace, AVE MARIA, glory glory hallelujah, HOW GREAT THOU ART, holy holy holy, O HOLY NIGHT, onward christian soldiers, SILENT NIGHT – just …

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RAPIDLION FILM FESTIVAL

The official countdown for RapidLion 2016 has begun. There are just 33 days left until the official opening of the festival. RapidLion will be the most prestigious celebration of film on the continent! The festival runs from 12 – 19 March 2016 at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. Film lovers will get to experience the very best films from Africa, …

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WINTER SCULPTURE FAIR

Save the date for Artlogic’s popular Winter Sculpture Fair, which returns to Nirox on Mother’s Day weekend, the 7th-8th of May 2016. We’ll be bringing you two days of spectacular art, food and wine in one of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. This year, we are proud to announce that the Nirox Foundation is partnering with the acclaimed Yorkshire Sculpture …

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BYE BYE BABY

Direct from London, BYE BYE BABY, which took the UK by storm in 2015, is on at the Mandela, Joburg Theatre from February 10th to 28th. The show is a fresh take on the story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. “Bye Bye Baby was an absolute delight – a very professional tribute to Franki Valli and The Four …

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PEOPLE’S THEATRE CASTING

People’s Theatre will cast a magical spell in 2016. There is an exciting debut and two enchanting shows in 2016 at Peoples Theatre and one thing they all have in common is they’ll leave you and your children feeling very happily ever after. To kick off the year, Disney’s Aladdin Jr. will make a magical debut in March / April. …