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Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of live and in-person events

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 May 2021
Wits Art Museum; Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm ... Infecting the City, renamed (Un)Infecting the City, brings art, music, dance and performance out of theatres and galleries and into public spaces around Cape Town ... Javett-UP Art Centre is situated on 23 Lynnwood Road, Elandspoort 357-Jr, Pretoria. For more information, visit

Nathi Mthethwa unveils sport court facility at Stanza Bopape school in Mamelodi

Independent online (SA) 23 Apr 2021
Pretoria - Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has urged the community of Mamelodi to look after the multi-purpose sport court facility unveiled at the Stanza Bopape Secondary school ... The court offers learners the opportunity to participate in football, netball, basketball, volleyball and tennis all on one court ... Pretoria News .

Don’t Miss: Our selection of events and shows to indulge in over the Easter break

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Apr 2021
The Hole exhibition is a site-specific installation at the Pretoria Art Museum ... The exhibition runs at the Pretoria Art Museum, corner Francis Baard and Wessels streets, Arcadia Park, Pretoria, until 25 April ... The three-day sale, which will be livestreamed on Strauss & Co’s website, includes a day devoted to the decorative arts and jewellery.

Wreath laying ceremony pays tribute to Winterveldt massacre victims

Independent online (SA) 26 Mar 2021
Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation and the City of Tshwane paid tribute to victims of the Winterveldt massacre which happened 35 years ago on March 26 1986 ... MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mbali Hlophe said ... Sinah Moyo said ... Derrick Mosito said ... Pretoria News .

Gauteng’s crumbling inheritance

Business Day 12 Mar 2021
More than 250 building projects, set to inject billions’ worth of much-needed infrastructure investment into Joburg and Pretoria, have been put on the back burner. The culprit here is the Gauteng department of sport, arts, ...

CHRIS THURMAN: Food that takes patrons on a journey, morsel by morsel

Business Day 05 Feb 2021
Last week I was fortunate to make a third visit to the Orient Hotel in the Francolin Conservancy outside Pretoria ... This was safe territory for a professional wordsmith well-practised at converting his responses to art into language.

The state of the (performing) arts: Theatres try to find their groove

Mail Guardian South Africa 05 Feb 2021
This is the case at the South African State Theatre in Pretoria, The Artscape in Cape Town, The Market in Johannesburg, The Playhouse in Durban and the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State in Durban. Darion Adams and Crystal Finck in the two-hander Modorenai at Theatre Arts in Cape Town.

Tshwane Emergency Services transport Covid-19 patient in state-of the-art ambulance

Independent online (SA) 21 Jan 2021
Pretoria - The Tshwane Emergency Services said it was pleased with its stellar response to a critical Covid-19 patient from Pretoria North, who had to be rushed to Tshwane District Hospital in a state-of the-art Special Infectious Unit ambulance ... Pretoria News .

Gontse Maloka was a beautician but now she is a full-time string artist

Independent online (SA) 15 Jan 2021
Pretoria - When the lockdown began, Pretoria North resident Gontse Maloka was a beautician, and now she is a full-time string artist. The the 31-year-old yesterday told Pretoria News she was originally from Phake-Rankile in Mpumalanga, but now lived in Pretoria North ...Since October last year I have been just doing string art exclusively.

Two-faced Janus looks to the past and future

Irish Independent 03 Jan 2021
At university Coetzee studied fine art ... In 1999, a year before he died, there was a major retrospective of his work and there is now a Christo Coetzee House Museum and Gallery, and the University of Pretoria Art Collection contains almost 200 paintings and Coetzee's donated 2,600 objects d'art.

Meet the girl who said ’no’ to a matric rewrite - and won for everyone

Independent online (SA) 18 Dec 2020
Pretoria - What made a matric girl decide to challenge the minister and Department of Basic Education after the announcement of the planned rewrite of two exam papers? ... One of her other exams, visual arts, and the maths rewrite were scheduled for the same day “so that would be six hours of writing hard tests on one day,” she told the Pretoria News.

The matric who said ’no’ to a matric rewrite - and won for everyone

Independent online (SA) 18 Dec 2020
... Dirk Postma school in Pretoria. One of her other exams, visual arts, and the maths rewrite were scheduled for the same day “so that would be six hours of writing hard tests on one day,” she told the Pretoria News ... degree in clothing retail management at the University of Pretoria.

There’s lots to do in Tshwane on Heritage Day

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2020
Pretoria - Residents in the City of Tshwane have an array of activities to choose from to commemorate Heritage Day tomorrow ... The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria reopens tomorrow with a new drive-though exhibition of South African sculpture ... Pretoria News .