Newtown

 
Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails
Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails
It is easy to imagine gentrification as a focus of artists working in the city limits of South Africa’s urban centres. It is the story of our...
Get a taste of Fordsburg’s history
Get a taste of Fordsburg’s history
I have a friend who makes a point of telling us when she visits Fordsburg in Johannesburg. She says the suburb tastes like home, like Durban.I...
‘We’re going to change the Jo'burg skyline’
‘We’re going to change the Jo'burg skyline’
The City of Johannesburg is due to unveil a plan to “transform the inner city”, partnering with private developers to build mixed-income...
Acclaimed trumpeter Bruce Cassidy promises to take fans on a 'musical journey'
Acclaimed trumpeter Bruce Cassidy promises to take fans on a 'musical journey'
World-renowned musician Bruce Cassidy is returning to South Africa with his Anti-Gravity Machine show. Cassidy’s amalgam of...
M&G's Litfest takes flight, honouring Sol Plaatje on his 140th anniversary
M&G's Litfest takes flight, honouring Sol Plaatje on his 140th anniversary
The seventh annual M&G Literary Festival, popularly known as the Litfest, will take place at Sci-Bono in Newtown, Johannesburg, on October 8 and 9....
Review: Jo'burg restaurant 'Town' serves some yummy dim sum
Review: Jo'burg restaurant 'Town' serves some yummy dim sum
Town, a new dim sum restaurant and bar, is bringing some much-needed feet and stomachs to the still-working-itself-out development that is Work...
Thembiso Twala, the prince of Newtown
Thembiso Twala, the prince of Newtown
Walk into the art district of Newtown in downtown Johannesburg and ask for the man who sits in a tuk-tuk with his band mates in front of the...
[Video]Thousands take a stand against xenophobia
[Video]Thousands take a stand against xenophobia
People from all backgrounds marched in their thousands through Johannesburg CBD on Thursday in protest against the recent xenophobic attacks.
[Video]South Africans gatvol with xenophobia
[Video]South Africans gatvol with xenophobia
Thousands heeded the call and marched from Hillbrow to Newtown on Thursday to protest against recent attacks on foreign nationals.
Putting the 'new' back in historic Newtown
Putting the 'new' back in historic Newtown
Search for Newtown's official website and the home page is blank, save for a banner saying "under construction". Visit the Johannesburg precinct and you realise it is a message to be taken literally....
Getting dirty with Converse
Getting dirty with Converse
Converse South Africa hosted the Get Dirty party at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown over the weekend. We went along to see what the fuss was about....
Bagging the best of Jo'burg
Bagging the best of Jo'burg
Hallatt (30) has been the director at the Bag Factory Artists' Studios in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, since April last year.

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