REVIVING INNER CITIES, REVIVING THE ARTS

Call it gentrification – which for some means the removal of the urban poor in favour of the well-heeled crowds – but the revival of South Africa’s inner cities has been a boon for the arts. Once-seedy buildings are now home to trendy cafes, art galleries, pop-up theatres, open-air film screenings and hip stores. These new establishments often create employment and support local economies by attracting patrons with disposable incomes.

Here’s our list of must-see urban spots to visit.

One Eloff Street, Jo’burg

Painted a striking yellow and turquoise, this building in…
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REVIVING INNER CITIES, REVIVING THE ARTS

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: TO TRAVEL IS TO LIVE

An ode to travel in moving pictures… Take a look at this Condé Nast Traveler‘s Youtube video “To Travel is to Live.” Condé Nast Traveler magazine continues to celebrate the pleasures and joy of seeking out new places. In the words of Robert Louis Stevenson – “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”