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SAMRO Foundation Announces Winners

The Linder Auditorium came alive with the passion of music on Saturday night, when the two SAMRO Overseas Scholarships winners were announced. Following a tense...

Gauteng Big Band Jazz Festival 2016

Celebrating six years of the Gauteng Big Band Jazz Festival Big Bands provides unique opportunities for young musicians to play together, broaden their repertoire and...

Arts

Three Barclays L’Atelier Merit Award Winners

Does it matter who is speaking? Onyis Martin of Kenya has won one of three merit awards (a three-month Bag Factory residency) at the 2016 Barclays L’Atelier...

Gerard Sekoto Award Winner Matete Motubatse

Matete Motubatse has been awarded the Barclays L’Atelier Gerard Sekoto Award and a three-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris for his video Moya. Motubatse is...

When Nourhan Refaat Holds a Camera

The top spot for the 2016 Barclays L’Atelier, a prize of R225 000 and a six-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, has been...

New Spaces for a New Art Generation

Mary Corrigall reflects on an exhibition which saw the collaboration of art galleries catering for art graduates Not all artists blossom in the first years after graduation. In...

Culture

South African Dancer is New Rolex Protégé

Londiwe Khoza, a South African Dancer, is new Rolex Protégé. Every year, seven highly gifted young artists from around the world are chosen to join one...

Marina Magalhães Unpacks (UN)BRIDALED

Brazilian-born dancer and award-winning choreographer, Marina Magalhães, speaks about the thinking behind (UN)BRIDALED. 'As far back as I can remember, I’ve have always loved dance. Dance became almost like...

Africa Rising at Monash South Africa

May 25, 2016 saw higher education institute Monash South Africa (MSA) celebrate the day with an eclectic Africa Day festival on its Roodepoort campus....

Marimba & Steelpan Festival 2016

We are Africa: Africa unite for peace and friendship from Cape to Cairo Education Africa in partnership with Tom Newby School in Benoni will present...

Music

Gauteng Big Band Jazz Festival 2016

Celebrating six years of the Gauteng Big Band Jazz Festival Big Bands provides unique opportunities for young musicians to play together, broaden their repertoire and...

Polar Music Prize 2016

Celebrating the power and importance of music Every year the Polar Music Prize awards two Laureates in order to celebrate music in all its various forms and to...

Pumeza Matshikiza Shines with Radiant Promise

An extract by Dominic Fyfe, producer of Pumeza Matshikiza’s latest album, Arias. Among the many South African singers of quite exceptional talent who have risen to international...

Cape Town Opera shines at Belvedere

Cape Town Opera puts on a terrific show at the 35th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition finals. Saturday, 2 July, an electric occasion for...

Lifestyle

An Intensity of Looking

Award-winning photographer, Paul Samuels, speaks about the worldwide exhibition of his Edenvale series as 'an intensity of looking'. Paul Samuels completed his Fine Arts degree in 2012,...

Design Duo: Dokter and Misses

Dokter and Misses is a Johannesburg-based multidisciplinary product design company. Dokter and Misses was established in 2007 by industrial designer Adriaan Hugo and graphic designer Katy Taplin. They...