As Basic As My Bread And Butter
Move over, Scusi, make room for My Bread and Butter. This corner-side café has taken it back to basics in the best way. click here
Sumting Fresh
Hungover on a Sunday? Need greasy deliciousness to get rid of your babalas? Sumting Fresh is waiting. click here
Kitchener's Carvery's Shopping Surprises
Joburg's second oldest bar isn't just about boozing it up. It also plays host to some makeshift stores where you can find one of a kind gems. click here
Catch Disco Fever At Rolling Cherry's Roller Rink
In a sort of a throwback to the '80s, a roller rink has landed in town. click here


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Featured Events

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Toy Toy Closing Night


Friday, 29 May 2015
The night has finally come and Toy Toy will be drawing the curtain but not before throwing it down one more time.


Hello Jozi Block Party   


Saturday, 30 May 2015
Hello Jozi, the sickest block party is about to take over Newtown so join the vibe and feel the sensation.


Cellar Rats Port And Red Wine Festival 2015

@The Old Mill

Sunday, 31 May 2015
Join Cellar Rats for their annual festival celebrating fortified wines while supporting a great cause.


Cosmic Circus - Psychedelic Extravaganza

@Buksies Resort

Saturday, 06 June 2015
Be amazed, be enchanted, be mystified and amused at Cosmic Circus.  


Sub_Urban State Special Edition 06.06.15

@Constitution Hill

Saturday, 06 June 2015
Sub_urban state is back with an incredibly pulsating bang in the old prison yard.

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Johannesburg News

Pharrell Williams has announced two shows on our shores. Who's amped?

Can you sing? Wanna perform at Oppi? Then audition for the Oppi choir!

Sign the petition to join the fight against crime in the area.

The jazz heavyweights that will be entertaining you this year have been released.

Support the local dub scene by donating to the production of Dub Vaults on Indiegogo

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