There’s always something new in Joburg and while the city is just waking up after the holidays, there’s still plenty to get out and explore this weekend.
Each week we hunt down the latest pop-up events, markets, parties, talks, tours and other happenings so you don’t miss them. For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, check out our online events calendar and subscribe to our free weekly newsletter guide to Joburg published every Thursday morning.
Here’s a look at five fresh events that caught our eye this week.
Clive van den Berg & Matthew Krouse In Conversation
THU JAN 13 Enjoy a lively artist discussion at Goodman Gallery from 18:00 as artist Clive van den Berg discusses his latest exhibition, Underscape (currently on show at the gallery) with writer and artist Matthew Krouse.
Date Night: Moulin Rouge at The Bioscope
SAT JAN 15 The Bioscope independent cinema at 44 Stanley kicks off 2022 with a special date night screening of Baz Luhrman’s classic musical Moulin Rouge, starring a dazzling cast that includes Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor. Screening at 19:00. Tickets cost R280 for a couple including a pizza to share. Book here.
Nduduzo Makhathini live at Leano
SAT JAN 15 Award-winning jazz pianist Nduduzo Makhathini performs live at Leano, the jazz restaurant and bar that has taken over what was once The Orbit jazz club in Braamfontein. Tickets cost R300, book yours here.
Ancient Secrets Fordsburg walking tour
SAT JAN 15 Chef Ishvara Dhyan’s Ancient Secrets walking tours are back for 2022, kicking off with a culinary themed walk through Fordsburg taking in everything from Syrian spice shops to Pakistani ice-cream and Turkish kebabs. The tour starts at 10:00 and costs R320 per person. Email email@example.com to book.
SUN JAN 16 Maboneng’s original Sunday sundowner rooftop party is back. Drop in for an afternoon of house beats and cocktails with a fab view of the city. Tickets R50, DJ sets from 15:00. Buy your tickets online here.