The Test of Time

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019

The Test of Time

  Sean Brokensha – well known on radio and television as The Music Guru – will speak about why the good songs and artists remain constantly excellent and timeless and why  they continue to delight us. Sean has always succeeded in drawing together music, history,  media and popular culture and thus weaving a story that has meaning and entertains. This lecture will be the last of the DARTS lecture programmes and will include a special Christmas tea. There will be no evening...

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The Kor-i-Noor Diamond

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019

The Kor-i-Noor Diamond

  The Koh-i-Noor Diamond (the Mountain of Light) is the most infamous diamond in the world. Discovered in India in the mists of antiquity, it passed at some stage into the possession of the Mogul Emperors in Delhi when it was part of the famous Peacock Throne of Shah Jehan, the builder of the Taj Mahal.  Then looted by the Persians in 1739, it made its way via Afghanistan in the early 19th century into the possession of the Sikh Maharajah Ranjit Singh and it was his...

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LM Radio Legends Event

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019

LM Radio Legends Event

If you love dogs, if you love to party, if you love to laugh join LM Radio at the Old Parktonian Sports Club in Randburg on Friday 25th October at 7 p.m.LM Legends Eddie Eckstein, Dickie and Carleen Loader , Bobby Louw and the LM Radio Band will be there to get you singing and dancing. This is a special fundraising event in aid of the Soweto Dog Rescue Centre so please support this event.Tickets just R150 per person for an evening packed with entertainment.So– make sure you...

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The Dance of the Dung Beetle

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019

The Dance of the Dung Beetle

DARTS’ speaker is Marcus Byrne, professor in the Zoology Department of Wits University, where he teaches entomology.  His talk on dung beetles will explain why they are the archetypal recyclers of the earth.  Beetle pathfinding, while rolling dung balls, is underpinned by a visual system that can operate even in starlight, using limited brain power. Understanding how small brains solve complex problems will help humans solve information processing challenges, and with the...

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Now Anyone can Travel

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019

Now Anyone can Travel

Just a reminder that we are here as a Medical Travel Companion to assist you if you require help to travel – local or international!  Each trip is unique so contact us with your plans! Event Start Date: 2019-10-01End Date: 2020-10-31Address: South AfricaContact Name: JudeContact Number: 27870577767Contact Email:...

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