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Photo and Film Expo

 The next 4 days promise to be exciting for photography and film lovers around Gauteng, this is all because the Photo & Film Expo (which is described as “The largest photographic show on the continent”) is happening at the Coca-Cola Dome. For more information on this event  as well as the prizes that are up for grabs please visit:  http://www.photofilmexpo.com/

Adobe Photo & Film Expo
THE PHOTO & FILM EXPO 13 – 16 OCTOBER 2011 @ THE COCA-COLA DOME

Adobe Photo & Film Expo

Photo & Film Expo

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Poetry Africa Johannesburg Tonight

Poetry Africa Johannesburg

Poetry Africa Johannesburg Tonight at The Alexander Theatre

I know its short notice but please come through to The Alexander Theatre in Braamfontein tonight to witness spoken word and music that is on another level.
 
The line-up:
 
  • KWAME DAWES
  •  SHAILJA PATEL
  • LEBO MASHILE
  • TJAWANGWA TJ DEMA
  • DIDIER AWADI
  • CHIWONISO
  • KHADIJATOU DOYNEH
  • CHRIS ABANI
  • MYESHA JENKINS
  • OSWALD MTSHALI

 I think we can all agree that the line-up is amazing, tonight’s event showcases some of the best performances that Africa has to offer; it’s all about rhymes and tunes tonight.

 For more details on this event please follow the following links:

http://www.whatson.co.za/details.php?id=60295&event=Poetry%20Africa

http://www.facebook.com/?react=AQBkoOpEMoGpwTZ5#!/event.php?eid=292636720762917

http://online.computicket.com/web/event/poetry_africa_johannesburg/472038428/referer:-highlights-index-66-0-0-grid

Rhymes And Frames


Reblog: Poetry Africa set to rock Durban

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The Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre will be the epicenter of poetry activities when it plays host to the15th Poetry Africa, International Poetry Festival.

Organised by the Centre for Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal, the festival will start on 17 October and end on 22 October 2011. With 20 participants from 12 different countries completing the line-up, the week long programme features performances, book-launches, music every evening and open mic sessions, seminars, workshops, poetry competitions, and school visits during the day.

 

As per tradition of the event, 5 poets will perform each evening, with 17 October being an exception. In an effort to highlight the issues relating to climate change and the Cop 17 climate change conference that will be held in Durban in November, the opening night will witness the legendary teaser for all poets focus on environmental and planetary challenges.

18 October includes the Poets in Dialogue program…

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Jozi Sunrise

Joburg Photowalkers host Jozi Sunrise

Joburg Photowalkers host Jozi Sunrise

Joburg Photowalkers bring you yet another photography event this Sunday. The event kicks off with a photoshoot which will be followed by a morning walk around Newtown.

Time: Sun Aug 21 from 6:30 am to 11:00 am

Location: Langerman’s Kop at 06:30am and Newtown at 08:30am.

See the facebook event for more details :

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    Have yourselves a great weekend 🙂


    THROUGH THE LENS: 125 years of Johannesburg Photography

    THROUGH THE LENS: 125 years of Johannesburg Photography

    THROUGH THE LENS: 125 years of Johannesburg Photography

    “Join Past Experiences for an amazing look at Johannesburg through it’s vintage photography. You will be walking through the city, mainly in and around Marshalltown, armed with a booklet of pictures, visiting the sites of famous photos taken of our beautiful buildings over the past 125 years and reconnecting with shops, markets and businesses that have literally gone down in history. You will also be given a disc with the photographs on for later reference use at home. This tour is also a great opportunity for you to take photos of your own on one of the most picturesque walks through the CBD, passing most of the grand old ladies that are still standing in Jozi. We will end off the tour with a drink at the Guildhall, Jhb’s oldest bar overlooking Beyers Naude Square, the first Market Square in the dusty mining town that became one of Africa’s most influential centres of commerce in less than one century. DETAILS: Price: R220 (includes tour booklet and disc with images, 2 hour tour and a drink at the Guildhall, local beer, cider or soda) Meeting Place: Beyers Naude Square on the corner of Simmonds and Market Streets, Jhb. Parking: Gauteng Legislature Parking Garage under Beyers Naude Square, additional info and directions will be given on booking confirmation. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL! (Before or on 18th August 2011) PLEASE CONTACT US AT: past.experiences@hotmail.com or 011 678 3905 Disclaimer: Past Experiences is not responsible for any loss, theft, damage to property/camera’s, injury or death that might take place during any of our tours or events “

    See the facebook event: www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=253503321334069&full&refid=24&ref=nf_fr

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    House of Hunger Poetry Slam Joburg 2nd Anniversary

    House of Hunger Poetry Slam Joburg 2nd Anniversary

    House of Hunger Poetry Slam Joburg 2nd Anniversary

    House of Hunger is celebrating its 2nd anniversary next weekend. The event is being hosted by Linda PoeticAngel Gabriel.

    Date:
    Saturday 27th of August from 13:00-17:00pm

    Venue:
    Alliance Francaise, Corner Lower Park Drive and Kerry Rd; Opposite Zoo Lake

    The event features an interesting and diverse line-up of poets:

  • The Lazarusman
  • Black P
  • Lee
  • 25th Magic
  • Paulsaid
  • Zuki
  • Bonga
  • Sbu
  • Lizz
  • Its free so bring all your friends and relatives.

    *I’ll also be performing 🙂


    Saturday : 13/08/2011

    This weekend is yet another good weekend with a range of events happening across Gauteng.

    Follow the links below to get full information on today’s events:

    KPN is doing it again with their:

    KPN L.A.S “Love Notes Series”

    Link:
    www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=148421695239313&refid=25&ref=pb

    Bassline Presents:

    WORD N SOUND BASSLINE SERIES 10_ FLO, MYESHA JENKINS & 1947

    Link:
    www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=217553124957222&full&refid=24&ref=pb

    Attention Pretoria:

    FEAST OF THE CLOWNS:

    Spoken Word Workshop and all day performances (including a march).

    Location: Burger’s Park, Pretoria (Tshwane)

    Time: 08:00 am – 08:00 pm

    Lovers of Art and Photography:

    ‘ART DECO IN THE HEART OF TOWN’

    Link:
    www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=117459798350936&full&refid=24&ref=pb

    Weekend long festival:

    iMPAC Festival – Exploring the moving image

    Link:
    www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=247466515272077&full&refid=24&ref=pb

    *Rantoloko’s book ( Read, Write Dreams Into Life) will also be on Sale @ the Bassline this afternoon.

    tshauambea.wordpress.com/2011/08/02/rantoloko-‘the-truth’-molokoane-–-‘read-write-dreams-into-life’/

    Have yourselves a great Saturday 🙂