Elbow-The-Take-Off-And-Landing-Of-Everything
chArt

Successful Joint Operation, Or Band Of Brothers

By BRUCE DENNILL   Elbow: The Take Off And Landing Of Everything   Elbow are not your average band. They make music their way, including literary lyrical references, telling honest stories and making mini-epics rather than songs (the average length of the tunes on this collection is ...

Picture: FreeImages.com
chArt

Facing Familiarity, Or The Future Unmasked

By BRUCE DENNILL   Viennese New Year Concert / Johannesburg Festival Orchestra, conducted by Richard Cock / Linder Auditorium   The 2015 Johannesburg International Mozart Festival kicked off – as you’d expect – with a programmed packed full of, er, Strauss. Conductor and MC Richard Cock later explained ...

Picture: Mariola Biela
chArt

Tribeautiful, Or Whitney Once More, With Passion

By BRUCE DENNILL   The Greatest Love Of All: The Whitney Houston Show / Directed by Johnny Van Grinsven / The Mandela, Joburg Theatre   Tribute shows are often unfairly regarded as staged karaoke, which underplays the effort that goes into making some of them and the ...

HandsomeMan
stArt

Extract From The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith

In Mma Ramotswe’s fifteenth adventure, Grace Makutsi launches a new enterprise of her own: The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Café. She is an ambitious lady with a business plan, but who could predict temperamental chefs, drunken waiters and more? Luckily, help is at ...

Modjaji_Now I see you_LR
Article

Tabisa Or Not Tabisa?, Or Of Xhosa It’s Ok To Take On Taboo Subjects

Described as a “racy, pacy crime thriller,” Priscilla Holmes’ Now I See You has met with popularity and warm reception. Filled with the sights, sounds, and local flavor of the Eastern Cape especially, the book travels from the glittering restaurants of Johannesburg to ...

Article

Tabisa Or Not Tabisa?, Or Of Xhosa It's Ok To Take On Taboo Subjects0

Tabisa Or Not Tabisa?, Or Of Xhosa It’s Ok To Take On Taboo Subjects

Described as a “racy, pacy crime thriller,” Priscilla Holmes’ Now I See You has met with popularity and warm reception. Filled with the sights, sounds, and local flavor of the Eastern Cape especially, the book travels ...

Read more

Articulate

Art mArtyr: Not On Your Nolly, Or Frequent Frugal Filmmaking0

Art mArtyr: Not On Your Nolly, Or Frequent Frugal Filmmaking

A good story usually takes really long to tell, and this is the case with Nigeria’s film industry, affectionately known as Nollywood. Give Nigerian directors, producers and actors enough time and they will do what they ...

Read more

stArt

Extract From The Handsome Man's Deluxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith0

Extract From The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith

In Mma Ramotswe’s fifteenth adventure, Grace Makutsi launches a new enterprise of her own: The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Café. She is an ambitious lady with a business plan, but who could predict temperamental chefs, drunken ...

Read more

Ratings

  • 2 – Metamorphoses
  • 4 – The Aeneid
  • 6 – The Mahabharata
  • 8 – The Iliad
  • 10 – The Epic Of Gilgamesh

depArt

Toy Story, Or The Art Of Exploration0

Toy Story, Or The Art Of Exploration

By BRUCE DENNILL   Istanbul. Home to the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Golden Horn, the Grand Bazaar, the Topkapi Palace and dozens of other world-famous tourist attractions, it’s also riddled with side roads; non-descript, non-guidebook diversions ...

Read more

tArt

They've Got Your Number, Or Guess Who's Coming To Dinna1

They’ve Got Your Number, Or Guess Who’s Coming To Dinna

By BRUCE DENNILL   oneNineone / Hyatt Regency /Rosebank, Johannesburg   Fine dining often puts more emphasis on the “fine” than the “dining”, which means that the sort of restaurant guest who only goes to an eatery at the fancier ...

Read more

impArt

Pictures In Public, Or In The Market For Inspiration0

Pictures In Public, Or In The Market For Inspiration

By PAUL ELLIOTT   The Joburg Photo Umbrella is the first public photography-specific programme in the city of Johannesburg to bring together and network a wide range of photography content, exhibitions, activities and dialogue. Joburg Photo Umbrella is a festival of photography initiated by the Market Photo Workshop

Read more

heArt

Allaboutwriting Course, Or Book Your Spot0

Allaboutwriting Course, Or Book Your Spot

Do you have an idea for a book, a screenplay, a short story you would love to be writing, or a project you are struggling with?

Read more

Artefact

Frank Fenter Inducted Into The Georgia Music Hall Of Fame0

Frank Fenter Inducted Into The Georgia Music Hall Of Fame

The late Frank Fenter was recognized for his contributions to the music industry with his induction into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The 36th Annual

Read more

pArtner

O'Brien Design
The Perfect Cup