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FRENCH STREET FESTIVAL

Total French Street Festival is taking over Melrose Arch for the entire weekend. Total South Africa want to give you an opportunity to experience the Total brand from a completely different perspective. “Our team wants to show you and the public how we can energise your life with a bit of French flair over two jam-packed days,” Total team. What …

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RENAULT KADJAR

Bold and beautiful, the NEW RENAULT KADJAR SUV Crossover is the embodiment of the brand’s entire DNA and set to make its mark on one of South Africa’s most hotly contested vehicle categories. New Kadjar expands Renault’s presence in this segment and follows the successful launch of the Renault Captur in May last year. The New Renault Kadjar is the …

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ADRIAAN BOSHOFF

Adriaan Boshoff was one of the great impressionists of our time. He was a reclusive man, an artist who was only really happy in his studio surrounded by paint and canvas. Adriaan Boshoff was a true impressionist, a man who may have made hundreds of sketches before embarking on his paintings. It was this dedication to perfection, coupled with a …

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A WALK IN THE NIGHT

HAZARD Gallery is proud to present two prominent Nigerian artists in a two-man exhibition. This is the second of it’s kind at HAZARD, the first being a presentation of Zimbabwean artists Gresham Tapiwa Nyaude and Wycliff Mundopa. All of the work made for this exhibition was produced during the artist’s residencies at the NIROX Foundation in the Cradle of Humankind. …

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LITTLE SUNS BY ZAKES MDA

An unusual love story intertwined with little-known history. Little Suns is a poignant work of historical fiction that follows Malangana – ‘Little Suns’ – as he searches for his beloved Mthwakazi after many lonely years spent in exile in Lesotho. The two were parted twenty years earlier after the assassination of Hamilton Hope, a colonial magistrate who, in the late …

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FOOD LABELLING

What if nutrition labels had pictures? Seeing photos of the sugar or salt in food might make things clear. By Robin Shreeves A recent recommendation by Shirley Cramer, chief executive of the U.K.’s Royal Society for Public Health, for food labels, got me thinking. In the article in the Daily Mail, she suggested that food and drink labels should include …

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THREATENED WORLD HERITAGE SITES

12 irreplaceable World Heritage Sites that are on the brink. By Catie Leary Almost half of all natural World Heritage Sites are under threat from development and industry, according to a troubling new report released by the World Wildlife Fund. At least 114 of 229 natural heritage sites are grappling with serious threats that include “oil and gas exploration and …

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MARCUS NEUSTETTER: INTO THE LIGHT

Marcus Neustetter explores archeological and cosmological mysteries in his quest for meaning. His artistic investigations focus on the spaces in-between, within and between these disciplines. The artist uses light as a medium for storytelling in his artistic practice. By inviting audiences from various communities across South Africa to engage with a variety of light-sources, he enables a playful interaction that …

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JIMFISH BY CHRISTOPHER HOPE

In the 1980s, a small man is pulled up out of the Indian Ocean in Port Pallid, SA, claiming to have been kidnapped as a baby. The Sergeant, whose job it is to sort the local people by colour, and thereby determine their fate, peers at the boy, then sticks a pencil into his hair, as one did in those …

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A CENTURY OF ORIGINAL STORIES WITH SEDGWICK’S OLD BROWN

Sedgwick’s Original Old Brown is officially 100 years old this year and as part of its centenary celebration we are bringing together the best Sedgwick’s memories and moments shared. So, if you have a heart-warming “Obies” story to tell or simply want to share your special Sedgwick’s moment, here is your chance to do so. By sharing your story you …