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'Pianists, Russians & Rossini' postponed to due to Covid-19

Independent online (SA) 21 Jun 2021
The show, which was originally scheduled for July 4 at Affies in Pretoria, has provisionally moved to August 1 ... In 2007 he made his debut at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC ... Carin van Graan obtained a BMus (Performing Arts) degree cum laude from the University of Pretoria in 2005.

Art student's drawings gets attention on social media

Sowetan Live 15 Jun 2021
A final year fine and applied art ...

Vote of confidence in Tshwane University of Technology leadership

Independent online (SA) 08 Jun 2021
Furthermore, even though the committee received an update regarding abandoned infrastructure at the university’s Ga-Rankuwa, Soshanguve South and North Campuses, Pretoria Arts, Emalahleni, Mbombela, and Pretoria West Campuses, Mapulane said they were worried about the increased ...

University of Pretoria drama debunks myths surrounding Covid-19 vaccine

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2021
Pretoria - Drama students at the University of Pretoria are using the power of the arts to teach people how to use sanitisers in their bid to debunk the myths surrounding the Covid-19 vaccine ... Pretoria News .

Extensive art collection on show at University of Pretoria’s Javett Centre

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2021
Pretoria - The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (UP) has forged a 10-year partnership with global mining and metals company South32 to display a large selection of its extensive art collection ... Javett-UP chief executive Lekgetho Makola described the partnership as an exciting development for the South African art world ... Pretoria News .

Reward offered for paintings stolen during hijacking

Independent online (SA) 11 May 2021
Pretoria - A reward of R10 000 is being offered for information regarding artworks stolen during a hijacking in Pretoria east last month ... The incident occurred in Pretoria east at around 11.30am.” ... Private art curator Phillip Oosthuizen said in South Africa, the art theft racket was not as marked by sophistication and connoisseurship as elsewhere.

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 .

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