Norval Concerts: Moreira Chonguica

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019

Norval Concerts: Moreira Chonguica

Moreira Chonguiça is feted as one of the finest exponents of innovative and original jazz from Africa. As an independent artist with seven award-winning, globally informed and celebrated albums – he is blazing a trail from his east-African roots to the world. Exposed to and inspired by the likes of Miles Davis, Fela Kuti, Percy Sledge and Manu Dibango, Moreira’s energetic contemporary rhythmic compositions have garnered applause across all six continents. His unique sound,...

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Bobby Louw and friends

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019

Bobby Louw and friends

Hurry, hurry hurry! Book your tickets today for another fun- filled LM Radio event! Bobby Louw & Friends will be at Parkers Comedy and Jive Club – Monte Casino on Sunday 7th April. Tony De King will be there with some music and laughter, Mel Miller with some Biltong and Potroast style comedy and of course your host Bobby Louw and his great band will be there to rock your socks off! The show starts at 6p.m.so it’s not a late night. Book your tickets online at...

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The Art of Marionettes and Shadow Theatre

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019

The Art of Marionettes and Shadow Theatre

  Professional puppeteer, Alida van Deventer, will delight and inform DARTS members about the art of puppeteering and shadow theatre. She will be demonstrating with marionettes and shadow to show us how they work. Although largely self-taught in the art of puppeteering, Alida has studied and worked as an apprentice in England with the Little Angel Marionette Theatre under master puppeteer John Wright. When she returned to South Africa she worked for the Johannesburg Civic...

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Johannesburg: The Yeoville Water Tower from Dortmund

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019

Johannesburg: The Yeoville Water Tower from Dortmund

  Professor Kathy Munro will take us on her journey of discovery having found the architectural original blue print of the Yeoville Water Tower,  dated  January 1913. The tower is an iconic structure.  Its evocative form has been used for decades by photographers, painters and writers to conjure a sense of Johannesburg. So that it may be surprising to learn that until now its provenance has been a mystery.  It comes to us from  the firm of Aug. Klőnne  of Dortmund.  This...

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Coincidences and Luck in a Life in Communication

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019

Coincidences and Luck in a Life in Communication

  DARTS speaker – Mark Lloyd – will entertain us with the story of his life and the rewards he has reaped in the world of communication, interpersonal and mass. He has been, inter alia, a writer, dramatist, radio newscaster, television presenter, university lecturer and nuclear communication consultant. He retains one official position as Member of Council of the English Academy of Southern Africa for the past thirty-three years.   Event Date: 2019-03-04End Date:...

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