Newtown

Reggae on the rise- “A Reggae Music Development Agenda” unpacked this November

In the build up to the inaugural Joburg International Reggae Splash taking place on the 23rd of November 2019 at Carfax Newtown, creatives will get an opportunity to engage in dialogue, roundtables and workshops with subject matter experts on various topics as they unpack on how to develop reggae music as an opportunity to create sustainable businesses through the craft.   Taking place on the 22nd of November, the Free all day event will open its doors and all music industry stakeholders

City of Johannesburg to Launch Arts Alive 2018

The City of Joburg, Executive Mayor Cllr Herman Mashaba will launch the 26th edition of the Arts Alive Festival on Friday, 31 August 2018 at Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein. The theme and programme for heritage month will be outlined on the day.   Well known as an event that has consistently brought in brilliant activities of arts and culture to the city, the Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival is ready to deliver yet another excellent programme showcasing the arts, across all genres.   The festival

Bruce Cassidy’s Anti Gravity Machine live @Bassline

Renowned trumpeter, music producer and arranger Bruce Cassidy returns to South Africa with the one-of-a-kind Anti-Gravity Machine concert. Cassidy’s amalgam of Western and African music, performed with 15-piece string, woodwind, brass, and jazz rhythm group will bring jazz alive for one night only, on Saturday, 19 November 2016, at The Bassline in Newtown.   Musical director of Blood Sweat and Tears, Cassidy describes the Anti-Gravity Machine concert as an uplifting experience of heartfelt performances. With musicians of the highest caliber and a

Newtown Junction: where arts, culture and entrepreneurship meet this August

Over the last year Newtown has seen the realisation of Newtown Junction, a mall that offers a superior shopping experience, diversity in dining opportunities and a space that loans itself to celebrating South Africa’s artistic and cultural diversity. August is Women’s Month and Newtown Junction is setting the tone, hosting a month full of inspiring events and showcases.   Kick-starting Women’s Month on 1 August at 11:00 is the Gold Reef Rhythmic Gymnastics Club with its African debut performance of the Save