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    South African hip hop pioneer Emile Jansen on Hip Hop in...

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    Emile Jansen is a pioneer of South African hip hop culture. Jansen is an artist, activist and now author of a book on the...

    COMPETITION ALERT

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    NB Publishers has published an exciting new book (and start of a new series) by author Bontle Senne and illustrator Mogau Kekena. An Anansi...

    EXTRACT: An Anansi Mystery: The Haunted Library

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    An Anansi Mystery: The Haunted Library is a fun new read for middle-graders. The book features twin sisters, Karabo and Siphe, their friend Bandile...

    5 ways art can fight youth unemployment in South Africa

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     As one of the key drivers that contribute to economic growth and job creation in the country, the art, culture and heritage sectors are...

    Barakat marks SA’s first Afrikaaps dialect film entry for the Oscars

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    The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) has submitted Barakat for the 94th Academy Awards in March 2022. The film was shot entirely in...

    The panto is back and better than ever

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    In 2020, the Joburg Theatre pantomime had to be postponed due to the pandemic. However after a year of no pantomime, the show is...

    Differently-abled Northern Cape artist Nolan Vries creates wooden artwork

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    Nolan Vries is an artist from Steinkopf in the Northern Cape. He was in a car accident in 2005 and became a paraplegic as...

    Extract: How I Took Back My Power

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    Respected political analyst and academic Nompumelelo Runji seemed the picture of a successful black professional woman. Yet, like many, she privately battled personal demons....

    Squid Game is a merry-go-round of horrors (Spoiler-free review)

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    Netflix’s Squid Game was watched by 111 million users in its first 28 days. The deadly show is a far-cry from the glitz and...

    The MASHURAH exhibit spotlights Muslim artists in South Africa

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    MASH?RAH ARTS is a new initiative that aims to amplify Muslim voices in the South African art scene.  Their first exhibition is titled MASH?RAH....

    AKF Youth Club calls for the opening of Lehae Library

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    The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation (AKF) has embarked on a campaign to fast-track the opening of the community library. It's led by the AKF Lehae...

    Theatre in the Backyard takes the stage to communities

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    Director Mhlanguli George is bringing the theatre to people’s personal and private spaces.  For over a decade now, he has been staging plays in...

    Jeffrey Oarasib on affirming Khoi identity through art

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    Jeffrey Oarasib is a Khoi language, culture and heritage activist. He is a poet and rapper, and uses these mediums to elevate Khoi culture....

    REVIEW: The Emthonjeni Heritage Film Festival a showcase of South African...

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    Held over four days last week, the Emthonjeni Heritage Film Festival in Cape Town showcased films of heritage and historical relevance. Ling Shepherd attended...

    Extract: Nation on the Couch

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    Professor Wahbie Long’s Nation on the Couch explores life in our beloved country through the lens of psychoanalysis. By focusing on the idea of...

    Fascinations: A South African arts festival on WhatsApp

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    The My Body My Space: Public Arts Festival (MBMS) kicks off on the 29th of the January exclusively on a dedicated Whatsapp line. It...

    5 Nollywood On Netflix Movies To Check Out

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    The Nigerian entertainment industry is one of the African continent’s most successful entertainment exports. Commonly known as Nollywood, the industry has been around for...

    Jack And The Beanstalk Returns To The Joburg Theatre

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    Backstage and on stage is a hive of activity. There is less than a week left before the opening of the Jack and the...

    Kahindo Mateene: “The African Fashion Industry Needs More Investment”

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    Bright reds, purples, yellows, and greens characterise designer Kahindo Mateene’s collection launched at the African International Fashion (AFI). AFI is a platform that aims...

    ‘Zulu Wedding’ Director Eager For South Africans To See Movie

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    The Zulu Wedding is finally releasing in cinemas. The movie’s release has been delayed many times in the past two years. The movie is...