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Ashraf Johaardien BASA Business Arts South Africa Awards ceremony

Category is: Emperors and Activists

Ashraf Johaardien nurtures multiple passions and has been associated with several major South African arts and culture organisations in various roles over the last two decades. He is the CEO

DITSONG Sammy Marks Museum travel accommodation family outing

A special place to visit: The Sammy Marks Museum

Worldwide, the travel portal TripAdvisor gives a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers. One of South Africa’s grandest colonial mansions, Zwartkoppies

Book reviews

December 2019 book reviews

The Dirty Dozen | By Lynda La Plante | Publisher: Zaffre, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK  | ISBN: 9781499862119The fifth book in the Tennison series, following Jane Tennison in

Zolani Mahola

Zolani Mahola: The One Who Sings

Zolani Mahola, who garnered worldwide acclaim as the lead singer of Freshlyground, has announced that, in 2020, she will focus on her solo career and is currently busy recording her

Handmade Discoveries from Africa craft sale exhibition Plettenberg Bay handbags

Discoveries from Africa

A curated collection of intricately handcrafted basket-ware, jewellery, handbags, photography, ceramics, furniture and other glorious examples of contemporary African design will be showcased and for sale in Plettenberg Bay this

Amanda Black Spotify new album release music songs South African singer

Amanda Black takes back her power with new album

Multiple-award-winning singer, songwriter and performer Amanda Black recently released her highly anticipated sophomore album, Power. The album boasts 13 tracks that see Black taking her place among South Africa’s most

Rocky Horror Show theatre stage production South Africa

LET’S DO THE TIME-WARP AGAIN!

Pieter Toerien & Howard Panter present the legendary musical extravaganza The Rocky Horror Show from 17 January to 1 March 2020 at the Teatro, Montecasino.  Since it first opened in

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre PHOTO Peter Cook

Artwashing or symbiosis?

Currently consulting in the creative industries, Michelle Constant is a journalist, radio presenter, business leader and champion of the arts. The recent decision by the UK’s Royal Shakespeare Company to

Dr Noel Solani DITSONG National Museum Cultural History director

Encore: Dr Noel Solani

Dr Noel Solani is the director of the DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History and its sites. ‘In the past, I worked for the Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha as

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