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Africa Day 2012: Music of The “Dark Continent”

[Toto – Africa] Today our continent celebrates Africa Day! A day on which our multiple cultures, beliefs, races and languages all merge and become one. Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent […]

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Exclusive Books May 2012 Events Calendar

Welcome to our official Events Calendar Blog! Exclusive Books proudly hosts many events every year, and each month we provide our customers with a list of events hosted on our website www.Exclus1ves.co.za. In addition you can now view our events right here on the Exclus1ves.co.za blog. May is the month of Homebru as well as […]

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The Origins and Celebration of Mother’s Day

Arise, then, women of this day! Arise all women who have hearts, Whether your baptism be that of water or of tears – Julia Ward Howe, 1870 The Mother’s Day we’ve come to know is a relatively recent tradition celebrated in many countries around the world, but where did it originate? The ancient Egyptians honored […]

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Michael Bublé’s Crazy Love Tour, South Africa 2012

Tonight is the last night that the multi Grammy award winner and Canadian-slash-Italian singer Michael Buble will be performing at the Grand Arena, Grand West in Cape Town. Buble is touring South Africa as part of his Crazy Love tour. Other countries that have seen the tour since the beginning of March this year include […]

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Happy Birthday, Tim Curry!

I just had to wish a Happy Birthday to one of my all time favourite actors, Tim Curry, today! From his first breakout role as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, to his more recent roles in movies like The Secret of Moonacre and a voice only role in Back to the Sea […]

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The 100 Day Countdown to the 2012 Olympics Begins!

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    The 100 day countdown to the 30th Summer Olympics, which take place in London this year, has begun! London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948. The opening ceremony takes place on 27 July 2012 and the […]

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Upcon 2012: Photos, Cosplayers and a Weekend of Mad Fun!

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The dust has cleared, the geeks have scattered and the University of Pretoria is once again at peace (relatively speaking of course, these are students we’re talking about). From what I saw during the short time that I was there, Upcon appears to have been a success this year. Early morning attendance rates on Saturday […]

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