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The UJ Arts Centre Brings World-Class Entertainment To You At Home

University Of Johannesburg Arts & Culture UJ Arts & Culture is a division of the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA). The division, which is located at the university's Kingsway and Bunting Road campuses in Auckland Park, produces and presents world-class student and professional arts programmes. Students, alumni and staff make up the bulk […]

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UJ Arts & Culture 'Apparently' Announces A New Digital UnFestival Programme

UJ Arts & Culture UJ Arts & Culture is a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Johannesburg in Auckland Park. The division works year round to produce world-class student theatre productions, art exhibitions and entertainment festivals. Their Arts Centre is also home to the award-winning UJ Choir, the […]

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CANCELLED: UJ Weekend of Stand-Up

What Is It? Joburg audiences are in for a treat this April, as the UJ Arts & Culture centre presents its first-ever UJ Weekend of Stand-up! UJ Arts & Culture partners with GOLIATH AND GOLIATH to bring the biggest and newest names in comedy to the University of Johannesburg for a three-day weekend festival.  A […]

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Joburg's Best Opera Venues

Joburg Theatre The Mandela Stage at Joburg Theatre is one of the largest in the city. Seating 2,000 audience members, the Mandela Theatre is ideal for opera, musicals and ballet. The red velvet embellishments of this theatre similarly add to the air of opulence and drama. Having staged the great classics including La Traviata and […]

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A Grand Night for Singing at the UJ Arts Centre Theatre

What Is It? Now in its fifth season, A Grand Night For Singing is the highlight of the UJ Arts Centre's calendar. A spectacular evening of opera, song and dance, A Grand Night For Singing is performed in aid of the Dean's bursary fund. The lineup for the 2020 show will be announced in due […]

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Gloria Bosman & UJ Choir Live in Concert

What Is It? UJ Arts & Culture is excited to announce that the UJ Choir will be performing a concert with the Afro Jazz diva of South Africa, Gloria Bosman! Inspired by love and nature, this unusual fusion of art forms and music styles will be a first of its kind. A highlight for both […]

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UJ Youth Arts Festival 2019

What Is It? The UJ Youth Arts Festival is a grand showcase of young talent. Featuring eight unique shows and productions, this festival is a must-attend for arts fanatics. The line-up for the 2019 UJ Youth Arts Festival includes an Adult Ballet Showcase in which you will see re-imagined classics, as well as new works […]

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A Dancers Mind by Youth Ballet Theatre

What Is It? A Dancers Mind - a moving dance tribute inspired by world renowned Russian choreographer, George Balanchine. Watch in awe as a cast of 15 young dancers (ranging from age 10 to 18) from the Youth Ballet Theatre take to the stage.  They will bring alive not only George Balanchine inspired ballet pieces, but […]

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Exploring the Independent Theatre Scene in Joburg

The independent theatre scene is heavily underfunded and often battles to secure adequate media coverage. It nevertheless remains a vibrant and ever-developing industry, which offers audiences a reflective look into contemporary South African society. So, why not take a couch-binge break and invest your time by going out into the city to watch an original […]

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Get Your Giggle Fix At Joburg's Top Comedy Clubs

Melville Comedy Club  The Goliath Comedy Club in Melrose Arch closed down in early May, much to the dismay of comedy fans. But, there was really no need to worry, as the Goliath's had been busy setting up a new comedy club in trendy Melville. The Melville Comedy Club officially opened in February 2019. It is […]

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Get Your Giggle Fix At Joburg's Top Comedy Clubs

 Melville Comedy Club  The Goliath Comedy Club in Melrose Arch closed down in early May, much to the dismay of comedy fans. But, there was really no need to worry, as the Goliath's had been super busy setting up a new comedy club in trendy Melville. The Melville Comedy Club officially opened in February 2019. It is […]

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Exploring the Independent Theatre Scene in Joburg

The independent theatre scene is heavily underfunded and often battles to secure adequate media coverage. It nevertheless remains a vibrant and ever-developing industry, which offers audiences a reflective look into contemporary South African society. So, why not take a couch-binge break and invest your time by going out into the city to watch an original […]

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