The Arts

Five reasons Linkin Park’s music matters

There’s this wonderful thing about music; it provides a sense of community. You listen to it and you feel like someone, somewhere gets you....

Patrice Motsepe, You Should Have Brought Beyonce To SA

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe paid to bring the Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona to Johannesburg this week, to take on Sundowns in a friendly...

Remembering Michael Jackson Through His Best Music

There's no doubt that Michael Jackson was the greatest artist of our time. Artists will forever imitate his incredible style, musical genius and dancing...

The Daily Show’s newest writer: who is David Kibuuka?

On Thursday, Comedy Central announced that local comedian David Kibuuka will be joining The Daily Show as a staff writer. The 34-year-old comedian will...

Remembering the SS Mendi and Shaka the Great at Time of...

The focus of Time of the Writer 2017 is on indigenous languages, the short story and the intersection of film and literature - and...

A man’s place in feminism is behind the women – and...

On Tuesday night, people gathered at the Joburg Theatre to hear a panel of three African women reflect on Africa’s emancipation post-the North African...

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...

Game Of Thrones 3D Generalist On Animation

Animation is a dynamic and exciting field, but it’s a highly-skilled profession that makes it difficult to get into. Three-dimensional generalist Thomas Kutschera who...

Her name is Mishka Hoosen and she’s 🔥 🔥 🔥

This year's Time of the Writer festival has already served up fascinating conversations about what exactly knowledge is, and how we relate to books. But...

The CC’d Collective’s Response To Participating Unwittingly In Israeli-Funded Cultural Activities

As awareness of Israel’s oppression of Palestinians grows, more and more artists from across the world are joining the cultural boycott. Support for the...

Four African writers you should be reading right now

There probably has never been a better time for writers to contribute greatly to African literature than now. Authors cannot write everyone’s story to...

Flow Wellington’s Poems On Arriving In Johannesburg

Flow Wellington, (Selome Payne) is the director of self-publishing institute, Poetree Publications. She is also a published poet. Her latest poet anthology, Gau-trained tells...

Spirituality and healing: an aspect not touched on in Inxeba

I am still surprised by the outrage of Inxeba (The Wound), a movie that addresses how heterosexual men hide behind culture and fragile masculinity...

Master Storytelling From Lesley Nneka Arimah

Love, death, magic, reality, immigration and the diaspora, Lesley Nneka Arimah’s book What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky has it...

History Comes Alive At These Jozi Museums

There’s no doubt that Johannesburg is a happening city. It started way back when gold was discovered here in the 1880s and...

‘The Hate U Give’ Trailer Has Dropped!

On June 25, the movie trailer for The Hate U Give or T.H.U.G book by Angie Thomas dropped at the BET Awards. The movie...

What It Means To Be Part Of BTS ARMY

As Korean idol group, BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) dominates more and more headlines, there are important questions to ask about why their fans (known as...

Zayn is highlighting his Desi roots and we’re loving it

Zayn Malik has always been our fav brown boy in a band. But he broke Directioners' hearts in March 2015 when he announced that...

In Memory of Hugh Masekela: our 5 favourite songs

Legendary jazz musician Hugh Masekela passed away on Tuesday morning after a long battle with prostate cancer. The musician had an impact on many...

10 One Direction Songs That Will Have You Nostalgic

Get ready to take a trip down memory lane. One of British boy band One Direction's members may have left, the lads...
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