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Bracing For Big Wreck, Or Thorn(le)y Issues Discussed

By BRUCE DENNILL   Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist Ian Thornley’s journey with his band Big Wreck has been multi-monikered: Big Wreck, then Ian Thornley (solo), then Ian Thornley & Big Wreck and now back under the single banner again. Whatever the finer details, that ...

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Guest Blog: Cutting To Create, Or Nominate A Patsy

By LIZZIE JONES   There’s a saying that goes “There’s a book inside us all, just waiting to get out” and that might well be true, but it’s the getting it out that’s the difficult thing. When it came to writing The 52 List, I got ...

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Me Love Foo Long Time, Or Greater Stamina Hath No Man

By BRUCE DENNILL   The touring soundman for the Foo Fighters is not a popular man in South Africa right now. The long awaited live debut of Dave Grohl and his merry men (well, not so much in Pat Smear’s case – he’s avuncular full-time ...

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Reveal And Retreat, Or Crises Are A Funny Business

By BRUCE DENNILL   Part of the appeal of popular columnists is that they only offer snapshots of their apparently endlessly fascinating selves and their psyches once every week or month. So writing a memoir-ish book-length work – as Darrel Bristow-Bovey has with One Midlife ...

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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 end of the scale on special occasions ...

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Guest Blog: Cutting To Create, Or Nominate A Patsy0

Guest Blog: Cutting To Create, Or Nominate A Patsy

By LIZZIE JONES   There’s a saying that goes “There’s a book inside us all, just waiting to get out” and that might well be true, but it’s the getting it out that’s the difficult thing. When it came ...

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Art mArtyr: Forget To Book, Or Leaf Well Enough Alone0

Art mArtyr: Forget To Book, Or Leaf Well Enough Alone

By SIBUSISO MKWANZI   Every year, numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer, Man Booker and Goethe Prizes are dished out to those who pen riveting tales. These authors recognised evoke emotion, memories and untold feelings about an array ...

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Extract From Weeping Waters By Karin Brynard0

Extract From Weeping Waters By Karin Brynard

Karin Brynard is a huge seller in the Afrikaans crime fiction market. New book Weeping Waters sees her work available for English-speaking readers for the first time. Below is an extract from the book. ———– The call came through just ...

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  • 2 – Slap Leather
  • 4 – Steamroller Blues
  • 6 – You've Got A Friend
  • 8 – Carolina In My Mind
  • 10 – Something In The Way She Moves

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Alleviating Airport Angst, Or A Sacrifice This Side Of Security2

Alleviating Airport Angst, Or A Sacrifice This Side Of Security

Airport angst. It’s a thing. Anyone who’s felt annoyed when they’ve had to arrive at a placed composed primarily of tiles and x-ray machines four hours before they’ll be able to leave it ahead of an international flight ...

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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 ...

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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

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Arts & Culture Awards: Lifetime Achievement And Young Professionals0

Arts & Culture Awards: Lifetime Achievement And Young Professionals

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) announced the 2014 winners of the ACT Lifetime Achievement Awards and ImpACT Awards for Young Professionals at The Maslow

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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

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