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JOEY EVANS: FROM PARA TO DAKAR

“My legs just dropped to the floor like two pieces of dead meat. I whispered to the paramedic, not wanting my wife to hear who was near me, that I could not feel my legs. She heard and suddenly we all realized that this was serious. To top it off I thought my mouth was full of dirt and stones …

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ZYMA AMIEN: SASOL NEW SIGNATURES WINNER

Cape Town-based artist, 54-year-old, Zyma Amien, has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition for the incredible mixed media artwork titled “Paying Homage”, which addresses labour issues particularly within the garment and textile industry. She said the work pays homage to her mother and grandmother, who worked in the sector and were exploited under …

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VINCENT MANTSOE: KONKORITI

After premiering with sold out houses and standing ovations, dancer and choreographer South African born Vincent S.K Mantsoe brings his new solo work KonKoriti home to Johannesburg, with a one night only performance at The Wits Theatre on 8 September 2016 at 8:00pm. Like much of this award-winning choreographer’s work, KonKoriti has a spiritual core, made tangible in physical expression. …

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FNB JOBURG ART FAIR

As the annual, premium visual art event on the African continent, the 2016 FNB JoburgArtFair will see local and international art lovers, makers and gallerists converge on Johannesburg’s Sandton Convention Centre. This year, the Fair will feature 80 exhibitions within 6 categories including Contemporary and Modern Art, Special Projects, Gallery Solo Projects, Limited Editions and Art Platforms. The selected galleries …

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DAPPER DAY FOR DOGS

Every dog, as the saying goes, has its day. The pooches of Parkview – whether pretty, pug-faced or pedigreed – are being pampered, preened and prepared for their big occasion. It’s the inaugural dog show being held at the club on the afternoon Sunday, September (starting at 14:00) as part of the club’s year-long centenary celebrations. “It’s one of several …

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THE FINERY FAIR AT KIEVITS KROON

The countdown has begun to Pretoria’s most exciting multicultural arts festival, The Finery Fair which is being hosted this year at Kievits Kroon Country Estate over Heritage Day weekend, 24 and 25 September. The festival includes all forms of art from cooking to theatre, music, fine art and fashion, and this year the organisers have confirmed 80 quality Finery Makers …

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THE JOHANNESBURG HERITAGE FOUNDATION

September is Heritage Month – why not celebrate Joburg’s exciting, and sometimes turbulent history on the weekend of the 24th and 25th of September with The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation! The Foundation will be running walking and bus tours across the city, catering for all tastes and interests, and four children’s tours, a book sale, a photographic exhibition and tea garden …

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SANLAM HANDMADE CONTEMPORARY FAIR

The Sanlam Handmade Contemporary team is proud to announce that this year, in our constant pursuit for talent, we have ventured past our borders, and sought out designers from across the continent, to bring to the rooftop of Hyde Park Corner, from 14-16 October. Five international exhibitors will be joining us this year, in the start of our growing expansion …

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THUNDERMERWE

Johannesburg’s very own Electro, rap, rock maestro’s Thundermerwe have just released a brand new video for new single “South I Freak On”. Shot on location in and around Joburg the track is an uplifting ode to our beautiful country and its people! The band had this to say Thundermerwe has always been and always will be passionate about South Africa …

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JESSICA PITCHFORD: BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS

When Johan Booysen hears that the new Provincial Police Chief takes backhanders from a businessman in Durban, South Africa, he decides to give her the benefit of the doubt. But the evidence becomes impossible to ignore and he soon gets dragged down the corridors of power and politics into the web of intrigue, deceit and betrayal that, at times, he …