Sylvaine Strike’s Fortune Cookie Theatre

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019

Sylvaine Strike’s Fortune Cookie Theatre

Darts’ speaker – Sylvaine Strike – is a well-known South African actress, writer and theatre director. Her company – Fortune Cookie Theatre – has celebrated 19 years of uninterrupted theatre making. One of the forerunners of post-apartheid theatre in South Africa, consistently re-inventing the South African identity as it shifts and changes, Fortune Cookie Theatre has become synonymous with luminous and hard-hitting work both in South Africa and internationally. “Tobacco”...

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LM Radio presents Bobby Louw & Friends

Posted by on Jun 1, 2019

LM Radio presents Bobby Louw & Friends

SING AND DANCE AWAY YOUR WINTER BLUES!!!!!Join Bobby Louw and his legendary guests Cindy Alter from Clout and Brian Mulder from Peanut Butter Conspiracy for another fun filled Sunday evening. Bobby Louw and his band will entertain you with great music. Sing and dance to hits of 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.All this for just R150 for 2 people.The show starts at 6p.m. so it’s not a late night.Don’t delay book today! Event Date: 2019-06-02End Date:...

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A Short History of South Africa

Posted by on May 27, 2019

A Short History of South Africa

  DARTS’ speaker – Gail Natrass – will  tell us about `The Best of Times, the Worst of Times’: the story of our complex country, the struggles and the challenges, the problems and the pain, but also the positive moments which have shaped our past and continue to influence our present.  Her book “A Short History of South Africa” was published in 2017 and will be available for sale after the lecture. In it she traces our history from the first evidence of hominid existence,...

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Curating a Major Retrospective Exhibition: Christo Coetzee

Posted by on May 20, 2019

Curating a Major Retrospective Exhibition: Christo Coetzee

  A seasoned independent arts curator and senior art specialist at Strauss & Co , Wilhelm van Rensburg will reflect on the practice and process of curating a major retrospective exhibition at a prominent art gallery. He will elaborate on the manner in which the Christo Coetzee exhibition was conceived, and the way in which works were selected, and eventually exhibited at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg in late 2018. He will examine the reasons why he proposed...

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BBC Documentary of Michael Ventris – Decipherer of Linear B

Posted by on May 13, 2019

BBC Documentary of Michael Ventris – Decipherer of Linear B

  DARTS’ speaker – Alkis Doucakis – will present us with a video “A Very English Gentleman”, a documentary about story of the discovery and decipherment of Europe’s first written language: Linear B, a syllabic script used for writing Mycenaean Greek, the earliest attested form of Greek. In 1900 a famous archaeologist – Sir Arthur Evans- came to Crete in search of “Milk Stones”, the 3 300 year-old clay tablets with writing in a then unknown language. Many years later, in...

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