Don’t miss the screening of Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Cinema Nouveau

ROMEO AND JULIET

Richard Madden and Lily James in Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at The Garrick Theatre, London. Photo: Johan Persson

Due to issues with the delivery of the hard drive, the screening dates for Branagh Theatre Live’s production of Romeo and Juliet, have been rescheduled. Please see updated screening dates / times / venues, as listed below (for further information, please visit:  www.cinemanouveau.co.za)

10, 11 and 13 August at 19:3014 August at 14:30 – screening at Cinema Nouveau Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg and Cinema Nouveau Brooklyn Mall, Pretoria

11 and 13 August at 19:3014 August at 14:30 – screening at Cinema Nouveau V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

13 August at 19:3014 August at 14:30 – screening at Cinema Nouveau Gateway, Durban

Branagh Theatre Live’s William Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliet is one of three productions from the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company which is being screened around the world during its year-long Plays at the Garrick season.  Continue reading

KZNSA Anniversary: Celebrating 20 years in Glenwood

The KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts was founded 110 years ago and has resided at its current address in Bulwer Road, Glenwood, since 1996. On May 12, 1996 Ben Ngubane, the first democratically elected Minister of Arts and Culture, opened the building and the KZNSA plans to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of this occasion.

The gallery will be hosting a four-week exhibition, starting on Tuesday, May 24 at 6pm with a special anniversary party and exhibition opening. The exhibition closed on June 19. Continue reading

Ardmore celebrates the Zambezi’s fabulous fauna and flora in the Great Zambezi exhibition heading to London

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A Lillian Lovebird urn created for ‘The Great Zambezi’ Exhibition which will take place in London at the Patrick Mavros flagship store from May 18 to 28. This piece was sculpted by Teboho Ndlovu and painted by Siyabonga Mabaso. Photo: Ardmore

FLOCKS of brightly coloured birds and an abundance of wildlife – which includes hippos, elephants, black rhinos, wild dogs, cheetah and lions – can be found around the Zambezi River.

This diversity of fauna and flora has inspired the first collaboration between KwaZulu-Natal-based Ardmore Ceramic Art and the Parisian fashion house, Hermès. Continue reading

Catch ‘I See You’ at the Fugard in Cape Town

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HOT off its premiere at the Royal Court in London and recent Market Theatre run, South African Mongiwekhaya’s latest play, I See You opens on Friday, May 6 at the Fugard Studio Theatre and runs until May 28.

Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, this Royal Court (London) and Market Theatre (Johannesburg) production is based on a true story and movingly addresses the questions of a new generation of South Africans encountering their country’s traumatised past. Continue reading

Cinema Nouveau to screen NT Live’s As You Like It

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Rosalie Craig and Joe Bannister in As You Like It. Photo: Johan Persson

The next production in the National Theatre Live series at Cinema Nouveau is William Shakespeare’s delightful comedy of love and change, As You Like It.

Filmed for cinema broadcast during the live production at the Olivier Theatre in London, the screen version releases on Saturday, March 19 at Cinema Nouveau theatres countrywide for four screenings. Continue reading