The Arts

Kafka’s Ape Is A Window Into The Sunken Place

The irony of being a black man and playing an ape in the current dispensation is not lost on actor Tony Miyambo, writes ITUMELENG...

Time of the Writer brings writers to the people in KwaMashu...

On the second day of The Time of the Writer festival in Durban, participants visited KwaZulu-Natal’s schools and libraries to bring the writing to...

Tjo!StoryFest: a space to celebrate the stories of our communities

South Africa’s communities have a rich archive of stories, and the inaugural Tjo!StoryFest celebrated the importance of storytelling. Professor Vasu Reddy, dean of the...

Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira on Woman Leadership in...

Last week Friday, February 16, was the South African premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther. Actors Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o were in attendance Monte...

Toya Delazy spills the tea on voicing the first black Powerpuff...

If you haven’t heard about it yet, Cartoon Network has a brand new Powerpuff Girl, who is black and voiced by none other than...

Inxeba proves how heteronormativity feels uncomfortable when challenged

I have been paying attention to the conversation around the premier of Inxeba, a movie that looks at how gay black men are marginalised...

Monna O Montsho

'Monna o montsho' is a Setswana phrase that translates to 'black man' however, it is also the name of a wood sculpture my grandmother...

10 Movies Of 2019 To Look Forward To

While 2018 was the year for amazing movie releases (Remember Inxeba and Black Panther !)  2019 has some great releases coming out...

Five black characters bringing much-needed diversity to the comic book universe

We're all about diversity and representation in the comic book universe, so the news that a black, female teenager will be replacing Tony Stark...

20 years and more to come: the past paving the future...

The Time of the Writer literary festival has entered its 20th year. Last year’s festival featured some of South Africa’s best writers gathered together...

Lesego Vorster Wants to Get South Africa And Africa Animating

Lesego Vorster is a South African animator and designer who is currently studying at the renowned French animation school, Gobelins. He was the first...

The Color Purple Musical is a must-see for all

The Broadway-staged The Color Purple musical had its opening performance with an all South African cast at the Joburg Theatre on Sunday and The...

Conjuring Soft Magic With Storyteller Upile Chisala

“Growing up, I never read books by black women,” the Malawian storyteller Upile Chisala told an audience at the Sandton Exclusive Books...

Should artists conform to South Africans’ sensibilities?

Ayanda Mabulu has caused shock with his latest painting, which depicts President Jacob Zuma engaged in a sexual act with Nelson Mandela. Mabulu called...

Why Fans Have A Responsibility To Be Critical Consumers

Fan culture and fandoms are an important part of growing up in the 21st century. The Daily Vox speaks to our own...

The River’s Sindi Dlathu Vows To Serve Viewers With More Unmatched...

Since it was first aired in January 2018 on DStv’s 1Magic channel, the telenovela The River has been talk of the town...

“Writing Is A Kind Of Therapy For Me”

In June this year, Thando Fuze, a 31-year-old performing poet from Durban will launch her show called "The One Woman Show" , and will...

11 Of The Coolest Cosplays At Comic Con

Comic Con Africa fever hit Johannesburg from September 14-16. Thousands descended on the Kyalami Convention Centre to celebrate nerd and fantasy culture. While there...

Musician Kabelo Motlhomi On How He Fell In Love With The...

Playing the violin takes time, hard work and of course, money. Violinist Kabelo Motlhomi (31) can attest to this. But it's a beautiful instrument...

The film industry needs to do better for women in 2017

With movies such as Rogue One and Zootopia dominating with female leads, you'd think 2016 was a good year for women in the film...
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