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The grand honour of Best Picture was always going to be between Boyhood and Birdman. I had expected Boyhood to take it even though secretly I was rooting for Birdman. Although Richard Linklater’s concept of shooting a film over 12 years, representing ...

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Jason Mraz in SA at the end of Feb

Two-time Grammy award-winning singer Jason Mraz is headed to South Africa later this month, to perform two acoustic sets at the Teatro in Montecasino. The toned-downed shows take Mraz back to the San Diego coffee house scene, where he started ...

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Award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver in SA

Barbara Kingsolver, author of the award-winning Poisonwood Bible and The Lacuna, is in South Africa for the next two weeks, doing book signings and interviews. Here is a list of some of the events, hosted by Jonathan Ball publishers. JOHANNESBURG Monday, 9 ...

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