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BASA Business Arts South Africa Ashraf Johaardien

Creative highways and digital byways

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Ashraf Johaardien, an award-winning playwright, performer and producer. He is the CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), and a PhD candidate

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Encore: Ashraf Johaardien

Ashraf Johaardien is the recently appointed CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). He works closely with the new Chairperson, Charmaine Soobramoney, and the board to manage, drive and

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Empowering the creative economy

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) is committed to optimising the creative industries’ impact on social and economic growth and has implemented many programmes since the advent of democracy

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Surfing big waves

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, the former CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). Imagine this. Mavericks, not the strip joint, but the surf location in Northern

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Reflections on Time

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine This being the first issue of the new year, it is time for us to decide what is going to be

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Encore: Michelle Constant

Michelle Constant has been the CEO of BASA (Business and Arts South Africa) for the last decade. ‘A personal achievement for me during that time was receiving the French Chevalier

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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.

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Standard Bank toasts 35 years!

Since its inception almost four decades ago, one national award has come to be regarded as the ultimate accolade for young South African arts innovators on the cusp of greatness.

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Some December contemplation…

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). As we move into the final throes of what has been, for many, a true

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Collaborating beyond politics

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). The recent launch of dance journalist Adrienne Sichel’s book on contemporary dance Body Politics:

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The Queen of Johannesburg

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa(BASA). Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune of attending many BASA events and others,

BASA Awards judge Khanyi Mamba

The 21st annual Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Awards have attracted some fantastic entries in each of the 11 categories, says awards judge and BASA board member Khanyi Mamba. Judging

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). The saying ‘standing on the shoulders of giants’ is often used when describing an individual’s

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