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Music festivals in 2017

JULIA BAIN

One of the most exciting prospects of first-year is finally being able to leave your parents behind, and spending a weekend camping and listening to great music with your friends at one of our local music festivals. No matter your music taste, there is always something for everyone.

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Pocket savvy Pretoria

CAROLYN HUGHES

Managing money can be hard, but living off two-minute noodles for the rest of the month because you had too many cheeseburgers is a lot more difficult. Starting university is a shock to the system and the pocket. Perdeby took a look at a couple of things that Pretoria has to offer that are sure to keep you smiling all the way to the bank.

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An art lovers guide to Pretoria

CLAUDINE NOPPE

The Pretoria art scene is vast, vibrant and currently host to amazing new exhibitions. Thelma van Rensburg recently unveiled her solo exhibition at St Lorient Fashion & Art Gallery. Van Rensburg focused her latest works on the representation of females in the media. In her artist statement she said that her use of ink as artistic medium is an attempt to create ambiguous and conflicting combinations of attraction and repulsion. The disturbing collection perfectly conveys the idealisation of the female body that has manifested in western culture. Her exhibition titled Uneasy Bodies will run until 29 October. Also remember to head up to the roof of St Lorient to get a last glimpse of their Beyond the Limit sculpture exhibition.

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What to watch until winter comes

JULIA BAIN
Waiting for a new season of your favourite series can be a miserable task and the wait for Game of Thrones Season 7 is no exception. With the season premier airing mid-2017, fans of the show are having some serious withdrawal symptoms while waiting for winter to arrive. Here are a few shows to help fill that historical-fantasy void in your soul:

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What to do for Halloween

JULIA BAIN
When thinking of Halloween, the mental image of small children running around in badly homemade costumes scrambling to grab as many sweets as they can may come to mind. But Halloween isn’t exclusively for kids. For students, this is a last ditch effort to go out with their friends before exams take hold while being able to unleash their inner cosplayer. Here are a few ideas for how you can celebrate the scariest holiday of the year.

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