Tag Archive: art

I saw Mies Julie again: a South African Playwright gives DC a window and a mirror

On Sunday I got to see Mies Julie for the second time. How it happened is the interesting story, to me anyway. To relay the telling of it, my roommate Hannah and her… Continue reading

Sights and Sounds: Johannesburg on Africa Day

Johannesburg is a lovely place to be right now. “Winter” consists of 70 – 80 degree days and 40-50 degree nights and the sun is always out. I have yet to put on… Continue reading

Top 5 Things That Are Happening This Week

FIVE. I am trekking over to Market on Main to pick up my specially ordered shoes from Maria McCloy. I already own two pairs, but I need to pick up my new couple and take them home… Continue reading

Song of the Day: Love Songs for Those No Longer Waiting

Today’s song of the day is actually 28 songs. I finally finalized my “Love Songs” playlist on February 13. I’ve been working on this for quite some time and I’m pleased with the end product.… Continue reading

Things I want to say about Johannesburg

There are things I want to say about Johannesburg that I have held back. I have held back because I discount my opinion and interpretation in all spheres of my life about all… Continue reading

I am Thankful for Stop Animation

Today is Thanksgiving, and I am in South Africa and thusly far away from my family, pumpkin pie, home-made vegetarian stuffing, brussels sprouts.  I shared a wonderful lunch at Woolworths with my colleague… Continue reading

What I’ll Do With Music: If I’m Feeling Curatorial

In fits and starts I’ve been working on a few different playlists. It started when I prepared to move to Johannesburg, updating my music library and devices. And then I was reinvigorated –… Continue reading

Vehicular sightseeing: Newtown Drive-By

On Saturday I took a little driving tour of Newtown by way of Braamfontein. First came the sculpture of The Eland, which I nearly missed! Then as I approached the Nelson Mandela Bridge, pleased to have… Continue reading

A Glimpse Outside Joburg

Today we drove to Sasolburg which meant spending a lot of time in the car with my colleagues. Quality Time. It’s amazing to see how well these people know each other. They anticipate… Continue reading

The Art of Uncomfortable Art

There are contenting moments in life when the convergence of words, sound, picture and movement come together and bring clarity to a feeling with such precision it makes one’s heart and eyes burst.… Continue reading