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It’s time to represent your kasi! The Soweto Street Cookout will be rocking Mofolo Park on Saturday 27 October 2018 – and YOU want to be there.
Hosted by Di1 Events Management, the event starts at 10am and rocks through to 1am, in a party atmosphere that will highlight the legendary food created by some of the greatest local Chefpreneurs from all over Gauteng. This dazzling event will celebrate the art of brilliant food, while inspiring young and up-and-coming Chefs. It’s a day for foodies to enjoy their favourite flavours, as well as explore some new taste creations in the birthplace of Kwaito.
This is a not-to-be-missed interactive social affair and a culinary show-down, where vendors grandstand diverse cooking styles. The perfect opportunity for family time and business networking, this event celebrates social cohesion through food, beverages and fashion.
Join us at this unique concept inspired by Soweto, in the heart of Soweto! We’re expecting to welcome over 8 000 guests to this annual festival, where you can experience different cultures and local entertainment. Besides the sumptuous cookout, a “liquid on lips” bar service will be hosted by Thirst as you enjoy national and local entertainers, as well as activities and competitions for adults and children.
What you can expect…
Secure parking is available at R20 per car and a designated Uber drop off and pick up point. Incredible artists set to get you moving include Master T Rox, Samthing Soweto, Ruber Duc, Safro Band and many more.
Ticket can be purchased online from: https://sowetostreetcookout.howler.co.za/Cookout2018
Type of Ticket Price Quantity of Available Tickets
Kids Zone (5-12 years) R 175 200
Adults (General Access) R 350 1920
VIP R 1000 730
VVIP R 3500 2500
VVVIP R4500 1500
Not a foodie? You’ll be one after this event – its set to tantalise taste buds and rekindle all your memories of friendships and fun in the place so many of us still call home! Make Soweto your home for the day and party hearty with foods from Chefs who make magic with food.
Looking to see you there, dressed to the nines! Post your best pics to our Social media pages using the hashtags #SowetoStreetCookout #SCC #SowetoCookout
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SowetoStreetCookout
FIRE & FEAST MEAT FESTIVAL IS THE BEST PLACE TO ‘SAUCE’ FATHER’S DAY GIFTS!
If you’re searching for a way to spice up Father’s Day with the ultimate gift, then get to Fire & Feast Meat Festival presented by Crown National at Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome from 8 to 10 June. At Fire & Feast Meat Festival, we recognise that dads come in all shapes and sizes with a range of interests to match – which is why we’ve tried to find a dynamic list of gift suggestions for this Father’s Day. And none of them is socks.
Here are our top 10 gift items:
1. Engrave a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey
Buy a bottle of Tennessee’s finest from the Jack Daniel’s family for dad this Father’s Day. Select from the double mellowed Gentleman Jack, the smooth sippin’ Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey or even the uniquely crafted Single Barrel Select. Why not take it a step further and have a personalised message, or dad’s name, engraved onto the bottle. The Jack Daniel’s team will be onsite at Fire & Feast to put this personal touch on your purchase.
2. Get inked
For a gift with a bit of edge, consider getting dad a tattoo for Father’s Day. Renowned local tattoo artists from Awhe Tattoo & Lifestyle Studio will be featuring at the Jack Daniel’s Man Cave at Fire & Feast, ready to customise a design or replicate any creation on skin. If tattoos aren’t his thing, then an I ‘heart’ dad tattoo on the upper arm is always a classic.
3. Time for a groom
Treat dad to some traditional styling at Barnet Fair Barber Shop – old-school charm with a modern twist. They offer traditional hot towel shaves, beard shaves, head shaves, beard maintenance and haircuts…all right inside the Jack Daniel’s Man Cave at Fire & Feast. Keep dad in style beyond Father’s Day by investing in some premium-crafted beard care and grooming products from The Bearded Man.
4. Wear it right
‘A bru maak a plan’ for Father’s Day with May Bru’s awesome range of trendy clothing and accessories, all for sale at the Fire & Feast Jack Daniel’s Man Cave. Get dad styling in their uniquely-designed hoodies, T-shirts, vests or caps. All ‘locally bru’d’.
5. Keeping it retro
For a truly timeless gift, there’s nothing quite as original as a handcrafted wall clock from the artists at Vinyl Record. Each vintage record is recrafted into a stylishly retro wall clock depicting anything from a favourite superhero to a more whimsical forest scene. These reconfigured retro pieces – located in the Jack Daniel’s Man Cave – will keep dad on time and in style.
6. Chad-O-Chef braai
What better place to find the ultimate braai than Fire & Feast Meat Festival? Leading gas braai manufacturers, Chad-O-Chef, will be featuring their in-demand range which includes drop-in gas braais, built-in gas braais and retro-fit gas braais. Visitors will even get to see the exceptional Chad-O-Chef Hybrid braai in action at Braaitology, as well as in the four meat theatres, brought to you by Chad-O-Chef. This can braai using gas, wood, charcoal or even smoker chips. What’s not to love?
7. Braai accessories
It’s time to accessorise dad’s braai and Fire & Feast has everything he’ll need …braai thermometers, ignitors, braai covers, aprons, and so much more. He’ll be kitted out for that Father’s Day braai.
8. Quality-crafted accessories
If leather and canvas resonate with your dad, then stop by Knap Sak within the Jack Daniel’s Man Cave and you’ll be sure to find a quality gift. The company specialises in handmade items such as satchels, belts, suspenders…even leather bowties and ties.
9. MyBraai Meat & Wine Pairing Theatre tickets
South Africa’s premium online butchery, MyBraai, has joined forces with the one of the country’s leading wine producers, Leopard’s Leap, to offer a juicy inclusion on the Fire & Feast menu – the MyBraai Meat & Wine Pairing Theatre. Buy dad a ticket to the demonstration where he’ll get to sample five incredible meat dishes accompanied by Leopard’s Leap range of wines. There’ll also be free giveaways at the event. Tickets of R150 are available through www.computicket.co.za giving access to the entire Fire & Feast Meat Festival.
10. Go big with a Ford
If you’re looking to really make an impression this Father’s Day, Ford will be showcasing the new Ford Fiesta, Ford Mustang and Ford Ranger at this year’s Fire & Feast. These beautiful machines, boasting the latest in technological features and accessories, will be on show… and available to purchase if you feel the drive.
In addition to the incredibly products available for purchase, visitors to this year’s Fire & Feast will be treated to a full menu of tasty features, including:
• Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Bar & Restaurant
• The Sparta Beef Theatre, The Poultry Theatre brought to you by County Fair & Festive, The Pork Tasting Room and The Lamb & Mutton SA Theatre
• Braaitology brought to you by Chad-O-Chef
• BRM Bistro
• Wine Tasting Area
• Live entertainment daily
• SA’s Winning National Butchers Team supported by Crown National
• A range of exhibitions which complement the ultimate South African meat and braai experience
Eat, meat, feast and repeat at the ultimate meat, braai and music celebration. Tickets are available from www.computicket.co.za or at the door. No alcohol will be served to U18’s.
For more information follow Fire & Feast Meat Festival on:
Facebook: Fire and Feast Meat Festival
Fire & Feast Meat Festival Schedule
Exclusive Trade Morning on Friday 8 June: 10am – 12pm
Open to the Public Friday 8th June: 12pm – 6pm
Saturday 9th June: 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10th June: 10am – 6pm
Ticket price: Adults R100
Trade: R100 at the door
A MyJHB.co.za selected Market Theatre Johannesburg video for you:
The Market theatre in Johannesburg will observe black history month this February through a production titled The Meeting. This production focuses on civil rights movements that played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement in the USA. It focuses on two black political icons Martin Luther King and Malcom X. This production is particularly fitting as we are celebrating black history month. To tell us more about The Meeting, we are joined in studio by Director James Ngcobo as well as playwright Jeff Stetson.
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Gauteng Health payment plan in place to prioritise funds, pay suppliers: The Gauteng Department of Health on Wednesday announced it had paid R17 billion to 7 513 suppliers from April 2017 to 19 March 2018. This comes after Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa established the Health Intervention Task Team (ITT) to tackle the financial woes faced by
All set for Kgalagadi Jazz: It’s all systems go for the annual Kgalagadi Jazz Festival on Saturday in Kuruman. Coordinator Refiloe Majoro said the music festival was not a one-day event but there would be other activities that focus on upcoming musicians. “The festival also provides high level opportunities for skills development through workshops and master classes for our musicians
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NEW YORK – Following the multimedia exhibition of Santiago Ribeiro’s art in Times Square, it will now head to the ‘International Surrealism Now’ exhibition in Coimbra, Portugal, having also been featured in Paris at the “Osmosis-Kiraméki Transfigured!” event along with cultural icons and renowned artists.
Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro has been featured since July 2017 at the Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq OMX Group at Times Square in New York City, and will remain highlighted throughout 2018.
“As usual, every time, I do something different and innovative and the idea of ??exhibiting in Times Square, New York, shows how media and new technologies are a modern way to divulge our art.” – Santiago Ribeiro.
Born in Coimbra, Portugal, Ribeiro attended art classes at Escola Avelar Brotero and the Escola Superior de l’Education in Coimbra.
He has organized and participated in numerous individual and collective art exhibitions in Portugal and abroad. Ribeiro’s work has been featured at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, in the Portuguese American Journal, in Digital Meets Culture, Pressenza France, MetroNews.ru, Pravda in Portuguese, The Herald News, Associated Press and many other publications.
His work will be shown daily at different intervals throughout the year. Based on dreams and visions, Ribeiro’s metaphorical surreal imagery surprises, breaks and triggers mixed feelings. His paintings have been described as, “complex compositions illustrating profound concerns about modern society and its individual and collective behavior.”
Its sponsors include the Bissaya Barreto Foundation, Câmara de Coimbra and the North American MagicCraftsman studio.
His work is represented in several private collections as well as in the contemporary art collection of the Machado de Castro National Museum and at the Bissaya Barreto Foundation in Coimbra, Portugal.
He has devoted his life to painting and promoting 21st century surrealist art, through exhibitions around the world in Berlin, Moscow, Dallas, Los Angeles, Mississippi, Warsaw, Nantes, Paris, Florence, Madrid , Granada, Barcelona, ??Lisbon, Belgrade, Monte Noire, Romania, Japan, Taiwan and Brazil.
Ribeiro is also the mentor of the ‘International Surrealism Now’ exhibition project where the city of Coimbra will open its doors this year at the Edifício Chiado Museum and Coimbra House of Culture in Portugal in November.
The world’s largest surrealist art exhibition of the 21st century with 107 surrealist artists from 45 countries and five continents will participate. Countries that will be represented include: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, Venezuela and Vietnam.
To find out more contact:
Phone: +351 239718541
Schedule: From 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 7pm.
Casa da Cultura & Museu do Chiado, 3000, Coimbra, Portugal
More Info on The surrealist artist of the 21st century best known in the world and his activities in the biggest multimedia place of the Globe. here: https://santiagoribeiro.exposure.co/
SQUAW VALLEY, LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA, USA – The immense build-up to Team South Africa racing at OCR World Championships in Ontario, Canada at the end of October saw South Africa’s top OCR champions, Thomas van Tonder (Jeep Team) and Bradley Claase, plus South Africa’s OCR top 5 female, Carina Marx, travel from around the globe to compete in the Reebok Spartan Race World Championship in California, one of the most distinguished and significant events of the obstacle course racing season worldwide.
The Spartan Championship Beast race took place on September 30, 2017, and was hosted at one of the most challenging courses in the world, Squaw Valley at Lake Tahoe. Every racer that reached the start line had earned the right to compete. The course, once host to the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, featured 40 obstacles across 27km of obstacle-laden swath of California’s Olympic Valley, including uphill paths, low-strung barbed wire, a near-freezing lake, walls, ropes, weights and bars.
All three South Africans took part in the individual “Championship Beast” race along with 288 other elite racers from around the world. Racing in his first ever Spartan World Champs, Van Tonder achieved a respectable 28th place finish, completing the course in 03:05:50. Fellow South African, Bradley Claase, finished in notable 18th place in a time of 02:59:40.
The men’s elite race was won by 2012 Spartan Race World Champ and US trail running Champion, Cody Moat, in 02:32:34; second place went to 2017 Extreme Skyrunning World Series winner, Jonathan Albon, in 02:36:11; and finishing in third place in 02:37:17 was 2015 Spartan Race World Champion, Robert Killian.
Said van Tonder, “I managed an official 28th place finish. I wanted to do better, but I am still happy with my performance and placing. The race was just under 27km with 1700m of climbing up to an altitude of about 2800m. I could feel after 23km that I was reaching my maximum race distance and I lost 7 places on the last climb.”
The women’s race ended in a nail-biting finish between two contenders, two-time OCR World Champion, Lindsay Webster, and Olympic cross-country skier, Zuzana Kocumov, both falling off the multi-rig obstacle resulting in a burpee-off to the finish. In the end, the race was won by Webster in a time of 03:06:10 with Kocumov in second in 03:07:53; and rounding off the podium was Alyssa Hawley in 03:15:19. South African, Carina Marx, finished in a respectable 22nd place in 04:02:07.
This year marked the introduction of the Spartan World Team Championship where each competing country is represented by a co-ed team of three elite racers. Making up team South Africa were Thomas van Tonder, Bradley Claase and Carina Marx.
Battling against themselves, competitors, obstacles, and high altitude in pursuit of glory, Team South Africa achieve an impressive 9th place finish out of the 27 competing countries. The top three winning teams were USA (1st), Czech Republic (2nd) and Canada (3rd).
“Wow, what an event! It was one of the hardest medals I’ve ever earned. I am absolutely blessed to have been a part of this amazing experience and team. The passion for OCR is on another level worldwide but South Africa can competitively race internationally, and dare I say it, we could also win Spartan within the next 3 to 5 years. Our athletes are definitely good enough,” commented van Tonder
Results – Spartan Race World Championship
1. Cody Moat (USA) 02:32:34
2. Jonathan Albon (GBR) 02:36:11
3. Robert Killian (USA) 02:37:17
18. Bradley Claase (RSA) 02:59:40
28. Thomas Van Tonder (RSA) 03:05:50
1. Lindsay Webster (CAN) 03:06:10
2. Zuzana Kocumov (CZE) 03:07:53
3. Alyssa Hawley (USA) 03:15:19
22. Carina Marx (RSA) 04:02:07
Up to 250 high-powered delegates will attend the fourth edition of the South Africa-Italy Summit, from October 24 to 25 in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The summit, organised by Ambrosetti Group, was inspired by the memorandum of understanding signed by the governments of South Africa and Italy at the “Regions of Africa Europe Forum” in Taormina in 2012.
It is well known that yesterday was a Council sitting date in Johannesburg and therefore, neither I nor any member of my executive would be available to collect your memorandum in person, as we needed to fulfil our constitutional responsibilities by being present at the Council meeting. However, upon further request by your leadership present at the march, I decided to send one of the Members of the Mayoral Committee, Cllr Michael Sun, to meet your representatives and receive your memorandum in person.
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Combating the scourge of violence: The province will host a national dialogue as one of the activities for women’s month. Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu said the activities are dedicated to ending the violence against women and children. “Our activities for Women’s Month will include national dialogues in the Northern Cape on Violence against Women and Children,
Mlambo’s miseries over: A PRIVATE company, Head Office SA in Mbombela, has voluntarily tasked itself to change the living conditions of Jabulani Mlambo, 59, from Section G in Tweefontein near KwaMhlanga by building him a better house. This followed the story published by The New Age on July 24 about the unemployed Mlambo, who narrowly escaped death when
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The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has announced dates and venue for its two spin-off conferences and exhibitions in South Africa and China for this year. The first event in South Africa will be held on 4 -5 September 2017 at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The second will be hosted in Hangzhou, China on 26-27 October 2017.
The PPCA is organizing these events in close collaboration with the respective plastic pipe associations, namely the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) and the China Plastics Piping Association (CPPA).
In South Africa, the conference will be held in conjunction with PIPES XI, the annual plastic pipes event organized by SAPPMA. At least ten papers will be included from the international Plastic Pipes Conference held in Berlin during 2016. For this reason, the duration of PIPES XI has been extended to two days.
Zoran Davidovski, spokesman for the events forecasts large attendances. “Our industry is in a constant process of innovative change as it finds new solutions for replacing aging steel and concrete pipe systems. In the midst of these improvements, industry and government are faced with the need for new technical standards.”
“Our conferences will showcase new developments and enable stakeholders to consider the international work that has been carried out in the field of standards, sustainability and experience. This will be particularly interesting for the South Africa and China markets.”
The Baerlocher Group is one of the major sponsors of both regional conferences. Molecor and Rollepaal have also confirmed their sponsorship participation at the Johannesburg event.
For South Africa, full details of program, registration, exhibition and sponsorship opportunities will be posted shortly on their website: www.sappma.co.za
The CPPA will similarly publish the relevant information on: http://www.ppia-china.com/en/aboutme.asp?types=SQ
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