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AFROPUNK TAKES JOHANNESBURG BY STORM

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Since its inaugural event in New York in 2004, the AFROPUNK Festival has become a global phenomenon, associated not only with alternative punk music but also with its audience’s eclectic ‘African-born’ styling and eye-catching fashion statements in Atlanta, Paris and London. The AFROPUNK movement emerged as a rebellious alternative to mainstream white punk/rock culture, and is promoted as ‘a blank space to freak out in, to construct a new reality, to live your life as you see fit, while making sense of the world around you,’ while celebrating alternative black culture and spirit. 

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GEARHOUSE GETS LITTLE FEET DANCING AT RAINBOW CRÈCHE

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The Rainbow Crèche, situated in Bezuidenhout Valley, is a humble childcare centre that provides a loving, safe environment for up to 40 children in need of care during the day. The centre was opened some years ago by a concerned pensioner named Selina, and relies almost entirely on the kindness of sponsors to feed, educate and care for the children aged birth to preschool. 

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CAT STEVENS PEACE TRAIN PULLS INTO TICKETPRO DOME

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The architectural properties of venues may present acoustic challenges for sound engineers, but Gearhouse SA rose to the occasion, satisfying the exceptionally perfectionist artist, Yusuf Cat Stevens.

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THE JOYS OF SHARING

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Gearhouse involved in South Africa-Russia cultural Exchange

The BRICS Summit held in South Africa in 2013, kicked off a co-operative cultural exchange programme between Russia and South Africa aimed at creating awareness and growth across the areas of heritage, film, music, theatre, exhibitions, festivals, song and dance, cuisine, cultural economy, institutional collaboration and other multidisciplinary activities between the two countries – a partnership which continues to grow from strength to strength.

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GEARHOUSE HELPS FILL UP FNB

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November 2017 saw the third iteration of the “Fill Up” series of concerts which South Africa Hip Hop artist, Cassper Nyovest, has been using as a vehicle to inspire local youth to recognise their worth and ably demonstrating that anyone can realise their dreams with sufficient perseverance. 

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SPOTLIGHT: TSHINYADZO MUOFHE

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31 year old Tshinyadzo Muofhe currently fills the role of BEE and Transformation Manager at Gearhouse South Africa’s Johannesburg branch. A proud father to a little boy, Tshinyadzo takes both roles in his stride, and moving to Gearhouse is yet another new chapter for him. 

Nov 30, 2017 Read More

Waste not, want not – from offcut to flatpack

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In a world increasingly concerned with sustainability and greening, the Live Events industry continues to evolve to stay in line with this type of demand on our businesses. At Gearhouse Group, several initiatives are in place to mitigate the companies’ impact on the environment and improve the sustainability of the operation.

Nov 30, 2017 Read More

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