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By: The Blabla Blog  11-11-2011
Keywords: High School, concert, Fund Raiser

After the successful RAMfest event in Cape Town this past weekend, the show moves up the coast to Durban (tonight at the WaveHouse) and then to Johannesburg on Saturday – 12 March – at Riversands Farm in Fourways. This is the first..

The Edenvale Round Table, in conjunction with Jeppe High School for Girls, is once again doing fantastic work for the community and they are having their first fund raiser of the year to coincide with St. Patricks’ Day. Not certain about..

The U2 360 Tour SA was like a miracle drug. I spent night and day dreaming with tears in my eyes, thinking of that moment of surrender on 13 February 2011, Sunday bloody Sunday. We watched a wild Irish rose sing us the message of peace on earth,..

We are busy putting together our report on last nights’ amazing U2 concert in Joburg, and will put it into this post when we’re done with it. In the meantime though, we’d love to hear the thoughts and comments of anyone who..

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this post if you want to be surprised… It contains a probable set-list for the U2 360 Degree concert in Johannesburg tonight. Arkadia's view outside FNB stadium during the Vertigo rehearsal U2 Gigs.com,..

Follow all the U2 in South Africa tweets with us right here on BlaBla. We’ve been asked to spread the request that any tweets made about U2 and their two concerts here in South Africa include the #U2360SA hashtag. If you are a Twitter..

For the first time in something like 40 years, the annual observance of the Hindu festival of Diwali coincides with Guy Fawkes Day (Remember, remember the fifth of November). With both occasions being traditionally marked by fireworks, the potential..

A perfect rainbow circle around the sun. Excuse the bad photo, I almost blinded myself. It’s a phenomenon know as a halo (for obvious reasons) or a nimbus, icebow or gloriole. Today’s show in the skies over Johannesburg looks like..

Diwali (or Deepavali if you prefer) falls on Friday, 05 November this year or at least Lakshmi Puja does. Lakshmi Puja marks the most important day of Diwali celebrations. Hindu homes worship Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and Ganesh, the God..

We were invited to join Greg, our Editor in Chief on this blog, at the annual cheese and wine tasting hosted by the Swiss Hotel School last night. The 3rd year Swiss Hotel School students create an annual concept restaurant that operates for..

Shakira. Alicia Keys. John Legend. Black Eyed Peas. Parlotones. BLK JKS. K’Naan. And Desmond Tutu. 30,000 in attendance. Millions watching live and online. 5 Twitter worldwide trending topics. Here’s the reasons why: [Most of the clips include..

Update: Seems the Google SA folk aren’t waiting for the media release – STREET VIEW FOR SOUTH AFRICA is LIVE ALREADY – use maps.google.com and drag the Street View man icon from above the zoom slider onto the map. Any roads..

Keywords: concert, Fund Raiser, High School, Wild Irish Rose

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11-11-2011

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With its’ plot lines shrouded in secrecy befitting the Protection of Information Act, the latest James Bond 007 novel, Carte Blanche, was launched to the media at what sounds like an epic event earlier this week in Cape Town. After the successful RAMfest event in Cape Town this past weekend, the show moves up the coast to Durban and then to Johannesburg on Saturday – 12 March – at Riversands Farm in Fourways.