Residents entertained by ‘The King of Rock’

Gillian Ressel, Gordon Rocker and Diane Kanter. Photo: Lesley-Ann Knoll.

“It’s an honour to play for you at Highlands House.” 

Gordon Rocker, real name Gordon Epstein, is a singer and songwriter from Cape Town. His repertoire includes hundreds of popular songs and Hebrew songs, spanning genres including rock ‘n roll, pop, country, and jazz. Gordon Rocker is also an Elvis Presley tribute artist who recently had our residents rocking in the Lifestyle Centre. His performance included popular hits like “All Shook Up” and “Blue Suede Shoes”. His crowd sang and clapped along as they enjoyed tunes from their younger days. Many said the concert brought back wonderful memories. 

A week before the highly-anticipated release of the new movie Elvis inspired by Elvis Presley’s life and directed by Baz Luhrmann, Gordon Rocker performed at the red carpet premiere at the brand-new Ster Kinekor Cinema at the V&A Waterfront. A few days later, he performed for a national audience on the television programme, Expresso Morning Show, where he was also interviewed. He performs daily on the Sessions Live music streaming app, and we enjoyed his concert at the Home.

We welcome talented volunteers to Highlands House — previous volunteers include performers, nail technicians, and folks who offer pet therapy. We only ask that you are fully vaccinated. Contact our Lifestyle Centre Coordinator, Lesley-Ann Knoll, to learn how you can get involved:

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August birthdays

We wish all our residents who celebrate another year around the sun this July, a Happy Birthday. May your day be spent celebrating the warmth, joy and love you bring to those around you.

2nd Nadia Razis; 10th Freda Kahanovitz; 11th Gertrude Synrodin; 20th Jenniffer Miller; 22nd Elinor Holdsberg; 23rd Myra Barr

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