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Business and Arts South Africa BASA Ashraf Johaardien

Everything fits in the room

After two decades under the successful leadership of Nicola Danby and then Michelle Constant, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) will be helmed by Ashraf Johaardien from 1 March 2019.

Building a legacy Buskaid

Building a legacy

Buskaid’s 21-year legacy is a unique coming-of-age story; from humble beginnings to today’s thriving Academy of String Teaching and Performance, a world-renowned music ensemble situated in the heart of Soweto.

UJ

UJ puts its money where its mouth is

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture (FADA), produces and presents world-class student and professional arts programmes aligned to

#ACT20AWARDS

ACT announces 2017 ImpACT winner

At the 20th Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards, on Friday 17 November at The Maslow Hotel, Andrew Johnston of Sun International announced a worthy ImpACT winner. The talented recipient

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James Matthews – a dissident poet

The 2017 recipient of the Arts & Culture Trust Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature, James Matthews, has been called everything from a ‘legend’ to a ‘die-hard dissident’. He is a

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Adele Blank, a living dance legend

The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust Lifetime Achievement Award for Dance is presented to Adele Blank, the iconic South African choreographer and dance instructor who has trained, performed, choreographed and

The Fifth Mrs Brink

The Fifth Mrs Brink | By Karina M. Szczurek | Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers | ISBN: 9781868428038 In 2014, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) awarded André Brink a Lifetime Achievement Award for

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Making an ImpACT

One ImpACT winner will be announced at the ACT Awards on 17 November. The Award serves to acknowledge one young professional, under the age of 30, across all arts disciplines,

ACT Announces 2016 Award Winners

ACT Announces 2016 Award Winners

The 19th annual Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards saw six industry stalwarts named Lifetime Achievement Award winners and five young creatives recognised for their talent in a Sophiatown themed

ACT Awards Revisit SA's Golden Era

ACT Awards Revisit SA’s Golden Era

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) revisited the Golden Era epicentre of 1940s and 50s South African jazz and blues culture at their 19th annual ACT Awards. The Sophiatown-themed affair revisited

Matriculants

Matriculants Receive a Jumpstart from ACT

Johannesburg’s iconic Market Theatre was abuzz both on and off the stage when performing arts matriculants were granted Scholarships to pursue their dreams at tertiary level. Six triple-threat matriculants acted, danced

ACT auditions

More Amazing Talent at ACT Auditions

Potchefstroom, Bloemfontein and Kimberley continue to amaze at ACT audition for their Scholarships Programme Last week, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) continued their road trip around the country, auditioning

ACT and Nedbank Funding makes an Impact

Arts and culture organisations, associations, cooperatives, networks, individual artists and practitioners have until 31 March to apply for funding. The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Professional Development Programme, funded by

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