Soweto is a vibrant township with a thriving community life.
Situated on the outskirts of Joburg, it is rich in history and filled with memorable cultural experiences that give you the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of some of South Africa’s struggle icons.
There’s less than a week to go before the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival, where top international artists from America, Brazil, Croatia and Belgium will share the stage with performers from South Africa and Africa. From 25 to 27 August you can catch jazz legends such as Wynton Marsalis – who headlines the show – America’s Dee Dee Bridgewater, McCoy Tyner, Gerald Veasley, Jeff Lorber, Alexander O’Neal and Frank McComb. They will be joined by Brazil’s Tania Maria, Croatia’s HGM Jazz Messengers and our own Tutu Puoane performing with Belgium’s Brussels Jazz Orchestra.
Popular psychic John Edward will be appearing live on stage at Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre on Thursday 15 September.
This is Edward’s third visit to Johannesburg, where his previous appearances have sold out.
He is best known for his television shows John Edward Cross Country and Crossing Over, both of which are dedicated to showcasing displays of his psychic abilities.
He has also written several best-selling books, based on psychic phenomena.
A beautiful sunrise at Emmarentia dam with the colours of the misty dawn reflecting on the water.
With spring around the corner, get yourself into the right mood with a great line-up of live music in Gauteng this weekend.
On Friday Zebra and Giraffe and Van Coke Cartel heat things up in Fourways as part of their national Haal Asem Kwagga tour. Or if pop’s more your thing, Idols winner Elvis Blue will be crooning to the crowds in the capital city. Saturday night sees gigs by Jaco + Z-Dog in downtown Joburg and a house session with DJ’s Sphectacular and Fresh at Icon in Sandton. There’s even an afternoon concert on Sunday with Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels and PJ Powers which, given this weekend’s weather forecast, promises to be a great outdoor event in the lead-up to spring.