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Dave Mann

Performing power in the local comedy scene

Written by Dave Mann: a freelance arts writer and co-editor of online publication, Ja. Magazine. ‘And then I said “Grandpa, I’m not doing that to grandma, she’s family!”’ The 20-something-year-old stands before a silent audience in a small Johannesburg venue, strained smile and wide eyes scanning the

SA Mint

Krugerrand: Celebrating A Modern-Day Classic

The Krugerrand brand has become synonymous with gold coinage the world over since it was first introduced in South Africa on the 3rd July 1967. Issued under the authority of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the Krugerrand is the world’s leading legal tender bullion

Priscilla

Priscilla extends Joburg season

Showtime Management, SA Producer of the international hit musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, has announced the extension of the Johannesburg season at The Teatro, Montecasino. The show opened on 29 April and although originally scheduled to close on 28 May, popular demand has led to

Market Square

The Market Square

The newly built Market Square has brought an interesting new dynamic to the arts hub in Newtown. The award-winning architecture, with stunning interior murals created by Artist Proof Studio, is the new home for the Market Theatre Foundation as well as a campus for students

Mid-century Masterstroke

Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View makes its debut this May at the Sandton Convention Centre. The show promises to bring together an inspiring array of furniture and design ranges, among which, one style stands out… midcentury modernism. In the mid-1940s, a wonderful shift began to

Candice Berman

Muse

Moroccan-born artist Booshra will be having her solo exhibition titled Muse at Candice Berman Gallery, Johannesburg from 29 June to 13 July 2017.  Hauntingly beautiful, Booshra’s colossal portraits have become iconic, shown internationally from Amsterdam, Belgium and Luxembourg to Miami and New York. With the

JHB Theatre

Can Themba’s bio play comes to Soweto Theatre!

From 10 to 21 May, Soweto audiences will be enthralled by the extraordinarily talented Sello Maake Ka-Ncube in the theatre masterpiece, The House of Truth. ‘A hit with the audiences!’ – ENCA Headline Written by Siphiwo Mahala about the distinguished South African writer, Can Themba,

Meet Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro’s Creative Team

Director’s Note ‘In this work, I am drawn to Zakes Mda’s character ‘Toloki’ the professional mourner from his beloved Ways of Dying as he further uncovers in his book Cion the story of the runaway slaves. In my interpretation, Toloki rediscovers death in a modern context,

Cion

Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

Produced in collaboration with the Market Theatre, Gregory Maqoma’s newest choreographic piece, Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro, will premiere at the Market Theatre on 25 May and run until 4 June. Creative Feel spoke to Gregory Maqoma, Mannie Manim and Jacques van der Watt

Hayley Nebauer

Telling Stories Through Clothing

From live productions to film and television, the characters that we see are elevated by the theatrics in their costumes. Building personality with clothing is an art form on its own, one that Hayley Nebauer is incredibly skilled at. Arguably one of the most important roles

Liza Grobler

Tumbling down a bunny-hole into Liza’s wonderland

Liza Grobler’s April show at Everard Read in Cape Town, entitled Maybe Time can Fold was ‘a tangible, textured, multi-coloured montage of time, place and space by the artist, to be explored at the audience’s leisure’. Art lecturer and historian, Lloyd Pollak, reviews the exhibition.

SB Jazz

A celebration of our nation’s jazz

Between 29 June and 8 July, some of South Africa and the world’s top young and established jazz musicians take to Grahamstown for the Standard Bank Jazz Festival. Neo Muyanga is the 2017 National Arts Festival Featured Artist, performing in various musical styles across this

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