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Script Required, Or Sundown In Paradise

By BRUCE DENNILL   The Script: No Sound Without Silence                                                                      6 Phil ...

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Be Your Elf, Or Rock And Awe

By BRUCE DENNILL   Rock On The Lawns featuring The Pixies / Carnival City, Johannesburg   Another weekend, another music festival? South Africa has an ever-growing roster of such events – indeed, the Johannesburg leg of Rock On The Lawns took place on the same weekend as ...

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Sword Stories, Or Edgy Tokoloshes

By ROB HOFMEYR & BRUCE DENNILL   The Sword and the Pen by Allister Sparks                                         8 Stories Gogo Told Me by Lisa Grainger       ...

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Getting Tanked, Or Of Victims And Heroes

By BRUCE DENNILL   Fury / Directed by David Ayer / 16LV                                           8 American Sniper / Directed by Clint Eastwood / 16LV       ...

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Believe In The Breeze, Or The Invisible Kiffness

By BRUCE DENNILL   Steven Curtis Chapman: Worship And Believe                                                7 Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze – An Appreciation Of JJ Cale ...

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Being Prettier Than Matt, Or Playing (Any) More Americana0

Being Prettier Than Matt, Or Playing (Any) More Americana

By BRUCE DENNILL Prettier Than Matt is a two-vocal, ukelele and guitar, folk and Americana-playing duo based in Columbia, South Carolina. Jessica Skinner, fan of Dolly Parton and other iconic country singers, and Jeff Pitts, Metallica and ...

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Seen And Heard: The Best Of 20160

Seen And Heard: The Best Of 2016

By BRUCE DENNILL   The below music, literature, film, TV and theatre may not have been created or originally released during 2016, but it was only at some point during this year that I was able to see ...

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Extract: The Last Horseman by David Gilman0

Extract: The Last Horseman by David Gilman

CHAPTER ONE   It was a foul night to hang a man. The rain swept across the Irish Sea, throwing itself against the grey stone walls of Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison. Behind its unyielding façade two prison guards stood ...

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  • 1 – Never Darken This Portal Again
  • 2 – Very Nearly Offensively Bad
  • 3 – Nobody Thought This Through
  • 4 – Poor
  • 5 – Not Bad, But Ok
  • 6 – Good
  • 7 – Very Good
  • 8 – One Of The Best This Year
  • 9 – I Was Moved; I May Have Cried
  • 10 – Pretty Much Perfect
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Restless In Reykjavik, Or Searching For A Hemingway Moment And Finding The Travel Channel0

Restless In Reykjavik, Or Searching For A Hemingway Moment And Finding The Travel Channel

By BEN WRIGHT “Yes, there are a lot of tourists in Iceland now, perhaps too many,” said Silvia, in perfect English and with no irony. Her daughters, who spoke English too, as well as Icelandic and Zulu, ...

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Sipping In The Suburbs, Or Some You Vin, Some You Booze0

Sipping In The Suburbs, Or Some You Vin, Some You Booze

By BRUCE DENNILL   Tuning The Vine / 4th Avenue Parkhurst / 1 March 2017   Publicised using the hashtag #JoziWineRoute, Tuning The Vine was an interesting stab at bringing some of the poetry of a winelands-style wine tasting to ...

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Art Therapy, Or Of Kids And Colour0

Art Therapy, Or Of Kids And Colour

Art therapy takes place when individuals are encouraged to express themselves through art as part of a healing process from emotional trauma. For children who experience violence or domestic abuse, drawing or painting provides a way to say what they cannot say with words. For the

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Sweeping All Before It, Or Get Thee Hither, Pumpkin0

Sweeping All Before It, Or Get Thee Hither, Pumpkin

  A dazzling night, a glittering ball, something wonderful is sure to happen when the ultimate fairytale – Joburg Ballet’s production of Cinderella – returns to

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Johaar Mosaval wins ACT Lifetime Achievement Award0

Johaar Mosaval wins ACT Lifetime Achievement Award

At their annual Awards late last year, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) honoured one of South Africa’s most accomplished dancers for his exceptional talent and

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