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Author: Gina Bornman

The Sound of Music

Enjoy a world class production of the Sound of Music at the Teatro @ Monetcasino The 2018 production of the Sound of Music is a must see – for both young and old. The timeless musical is beautifully bought to life by an all South African cast. The sets are magnificent, and you will find yourself singing along to the all time favourite songs… This production is truly of an international standard. The story: Maria, a well-loved but troubled nun is given leave from the Abbey to act as a governess to Captain Von Trapp’s seven difficult children. Having...

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New Look Ocean Basket at Montecasino

Ocean Basket has reeled in a fabulous fresh summer seafood menu offering a feast of Mediterranean flavours from its new-look restaurant now located on the Piazza in the heart of Montecasino. Spilling out into the open-air venue, the position offers patrons a view of all the activities and events taking place on the Piazza and is conveniently close to the theatre. The restaurant has been transformed with the new Ocean Basket look and feel – modular and modern without losing the charm and simplicity that have driven the brand’s success over the years. The summer menu focuses on fresh...

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Fire and Ice at the Joburg Ballet

Joburg Ballet’s Fire and Ice promises a glittering double bill at Joburg Theatre this Winter From the diamond brilliance of classical ballet to the sweep and surge of European contemporary dance, Joburg Ballet takes centre stage in Fire and Ice at Joburg Theatre for ten performances from Friday 29 June to Sunday 8 July. Fire and Ice showcases the company’s dynamic range in two contrasting ballets, the classical Raymonda Act 3 and a world premiere by Redha, one of Europe’s most acclaimed choreographers. A jewel of ballet classicism, Raymonda Act 3, which has not previously been performed in Johannesburg,...

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Ryan Reynolds announces ownership in Aviation Gin

Aviation Gin, the world’s highest rated gin and an icon of the American craft distilling movement is now available in SA. Actor, writer, producer and global fan favourite, Ryan Reynolds has acquired an ownership interest in Aviation Gin after tasting it for the first time. Reynolds says, “Aviation is the best tasting gin in the world. Once I tried it, I knew I wanted to get involved with the company in a big way.” Founded in Portland, Oregon and crafted in small batches by a unique bartender and distiller partnership, Aviation Gin is an innovative American gin with a...

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Ultra-Lifting Skincare Containing Active Ingredients Used in Injectables... French aesthetic medicine laboratory Filorga has launched a new ultra-lifting range aimed at firming, tightening and redensifying the skin. New Lift-Structureis inspired by the latest aesthetic innovations and tightens the facial features, plumps the skin and sculpts volume, with visible results in as little as seven days. As we age, decreased cell renewal, loss of collagen and hyaluronic acid and the gradual deterioration of the skin support mattress all lead to sagging skin. Research indicates that 32% of women over 30 are concerned about lack of firmness in their skin and...

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