CUL­TURE CRUSH

EV­ERY­THING YOU NEED TO KNOW, SEE AND EX­PE­RI­ENCE THIS MONTH

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ev­ery­thing you need to see, do and ex­pe­ri­ence

Play: HELLO, SUM­MER!

You know it’s sum­mer when the much-loved Kirsten­bosch Na­tional Botan­i­cal Gar­den Sun­day con­certs be­gin. Gather your friends and your pic­nic baskets as Manch­ester band, James: Liv­ing in Ex­tra­or­di­nary, kicks off the series on 24 Novem­ber. Get your tick­ets at: www.webtick­ets.co.za

Wan­der: HIS­TORIC GEM

Visit the Lind­field House Mu­seum in Auck­land Park, Jo­han­nes­burg, for a fas­ci­nat­ing look at Vic­to­rian his­tory. Owner Kather­ine

Love guides vis­i­tors through the 22-roomed, late 19th-cen­tury English home filled with ex­quis­ite an­tiques and the tour ends with a de­light­ful af­ter­noon tea. Open Mon­day-Fri­day from 10am-5pm. Vis­its are by ap­point­ment: www.lind­field.wixsite.com/mu­seum

View: HeART of SA

The San­lam Art Lounge in Jo­han­nes­burg presents Cen­ten­nial: A Cen­tury Of South African Art from The San­lam Art Col­lec­tion 1918 – 2018, an ex­hi­bi­tion based on col­lecta­bles from San­lam’s pri­vate col­lec­tion. Fea­tur­ing some of the coun­try’s most iconic artists like Wil­liam Ken­tridge and Ger­ard Sekoto, the ex­hi­bi­tion will run un­til the 14 De­cem­ber. www.san­lam.co.za/about/art­col­lec­tion

See: BREAK­ING FREE

Twen­ti­eth Cen­tury Fox’s up­com­ing biopic, Bo­hemian Rhap­sody, cel­e­brates iconic Bri­tish rock group Queen. Rami Malek por­trays its late, un­for­get­table vo­cal­ist Fred­die Mer­cury, beloved for his out­ra­geous moves, spec­tac­u­lar voice and de­fi­ant at­ti­tude. The movie takes an in­ti­mate look at the group’s rise to fame, rev­o­lu­tion­ary sound, in­ter­per­sonal dy­nam­ics and great­est per­for­mances, which re­main bench­marks in mu­sic his­tory. Re­lease date: 30 Novem­ber 2018.

Cel­e­brate: EAT AND BE MERRY

Food­ies can cel­e­brate the cream of the crop of the restau­rant scene at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Res­tu­rant Awards on 18 Novem­ber 2018. Win­ners will be an­nounced at GrandWest Casino and En­ter­tain­ment World in Cape Town, where guests will en­joy bub­bles and a mul­ti­ple-course lunch cre­ated by top African chefs. Get your tick­ets at: www.quicket.co.za

Lis­ten: AFRICA IS ABSOLUT(E)

Absolut Vodka presents The One Source live fes­ti­val 17 Novem­ber at 1 Fox The Sheds, Jo­han­nes­burg. The fes­ti­val will bring to­gether African cre­atives in­clud­ing: Khuli Chana, Trevor Stu­ur­man and our cover star Sho Madjozi, for a show­case of un­for­get­table in­stal­la­tions and mu­si­cal col­lab­o­ra­tions. www.one­source­live.co.za

Col­lect: HER­ITAGE ITEM

To cel­e­brate our her­itage, Fresh­pak Rooi­bos has part­nered with glob­ally ac­claimed visual artist Dr Es­ther Mahlangu to cre­ate a tin fea­tur­ing Mam Es­ther’s sig­na­ture tra­di­tional Nde­bele de­signs. This 40 000 lim­ited edi­tion will be avail­able na­tion­wide at se­lected re­tail­ers, with a por­tion of the pro­ceeds go­ing to char­ity.

Re­lax: IN TUNE

Have you ex­pe­ri­enced the lat­est well­ness craze, Silent Yoga? If not, you’re in luck: Silent Yoga in the City will be host­ing ses­sions at the Pro­tea Fire&Ice! Ho­tel in Mel­rose Arch, Jo­han­nes­burg, un­til 15 De­cem­ber 2018. Each vis­i­tor is pro­vided with a pair of head­phones to con­nect more in­ti­mately with the teacher. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion: info@silen­tyoga.org.za

See: STRUG­GLE IN FO­CUS

A se­lec­tion of im­ages by pho­tog­ra­pher Dr Peter Magubane will be pre­sented at the Univer­sity of Jo­han­nes­burg’s FADA Gallery from 1-2 Oc­to­ber 2018. The ex­hi­bi­tion in­vites view­ers to re­view, re­flect and en­gage with the way black South Africans lived dur­ing apartheid. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion: www.arts.uj.ac.za

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