Weekly newsletter: Apr 2 - Apr 8, 2020

28 Apr 2020
A performance from Season 7 of The Centre for the Less Good Idea, which is streaming live this week
A performance from Season 7 of The Centre for the Less Good Idea, which is streaming live this week
Photo by Zivanai Matangi
As South Africa enters its second week of a 21-day Coronavirus #lockdown we have turned the focus of our weekly Thursday cultural newsletter to an enriching round up what you should cook, watch and listen to while you observe the government's order to  #StayAtHome. 

Read this week's newsletter or sign up to get it weekly here! Inside this week's Johannesburg In Your Pocket newsletter you'll find: 

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra's playlist of 20 inspiring classical music works to listen to this week;

David Higgs of Saint and Marble restaurants shares three recipes to cook this week from his book Mile 8 and chef and cookbook author Naqiyah Mayat​​​​​​​ shares three Indian-South African recipes from her book The Beginning: Indian Recipes from my Home; 

– A fantastic selection of online do-it-at-home art activities and business and design masterclasses to join in online this week;

– Watch William Kentridge's Centre For The Less Good Idea Season 7 performances streaming online every night this week; 

– Join in Strauss & Co's exciting fine art and wine online auction which opens for bids on Monday April 6;

– Recipes for delicious comfort food to try tonight including a shakshuka from Eat Your Eat Heart Out and Katlego Mlambo from The Marabi Club's perfect chocolate fondant;  

– Join in Perch Flexible Office Space's #workspacechallenge photo challenge;

Buy now and enjoy later, how to help small businesses through the lockdown and invest in amazing experiences;

– How to help Back a Buddy funds from local cafes, restaurants and tour companies looking for support;


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