South African multimedia artist, gender advocate and now 2019’s Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for Visual Art, Gabrielle Goliath, brings her new work, This song is for… to Johannesburg.
Multiple award-winning Magnet Theatre presents G7: Okwe-Bokhwe directed by Mandla Mbothwe and starring the talented graduates of the fifth Magnet Theatre training programme. G7: Okwe-Bokhwe (like/of a goat) will be
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.
The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. Earlier this year, I enjoyed the strange experience of watching a live theatrical
Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) has announced who will succeed current CEO Michelle Constant when she steps down end February 2019. Says Charmaine Soobramoney, BASA Chairperson: “When Michelle announced
Mandla Mlangeni, Kitty Phetla, Megan-Geoffrey Prins, Amy Jephta and Gabrielle Goliath to join the honour roll of alumni at NAF in 2019. Since its inception almost four decades ago, one
After acclaimed performances at the National Arts Festival, Vrystaat Arts Festival and the South African Book Fair, the Kwasha! Theatre Company continues its successful tour of Saint Exupéry’s beloved tale,
Last year, the University of Johannesburg and MTN Foundation were Shifting Conversations, this October they have brought even more artworks out of both institutions’ collections for an exhibition and development
Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. With a proud reputation as South Africa’s home of protest theatre and artistic work that has been
World-renowned playwright, director and producer, Lara Foot, was named the 2016 Featured Artist at the 43rd National Arts Festival, leading the charge on the Main programme, 80% of which is
2018 has been a great year for Thandi Ntuli’s career so far. She started the year as the 2018 Standard Bank Young Artist (SBYA) for Jazz, a title that brings
The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. It’s that time of year again when a rather large amount of attention
Putting art out into the world is always daunting. And it never gets easy – especially for artists who are constantly pushing their practice to new limits and taking risks.
Switzerland’s ambitious and award-winning sextet featuring some of the top jazz musicians Europe has to offer, heads to South Africa for a whirlwind tour of three cities across the country.
The countdown to the 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival kicks off with a line-up of leading musicians poised to make it an unforgettable 31st edition at the National Arts Festival
SA’s oldest Jazz festival celebrates great legacies with youthful verve. Taking place from 28 June until 7 July, this year’s programme celebrates great jazz legacies with a league of world-class musicians
Drawing inspiration from the theme of #METAMORPHOSIS has seen UJ Arts & Culture plan to change more than its content. The 2018 programme features two new festivals as well as
After successful runs at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, 969 Festival and POPart theatre in Joburg, ‘Black’ comes home to Cape Town, 11-17 December 2017, at Alexander Upstairs as
The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. It’s Festival time again. Depending on what you do or which circles
As anticipation mounts for the 2017 National Arts Festival (NAF), which is scheduled to take place from 29 June to 8 July, the University of Johannesburg Arts & Culture (a
Versatile and exciting young theatre makers and artists will break new ground and excavate forgotten histories this year in Grahamstown, premiering a number of new works. Featuring new works from
Playwright and Arts Administrator Ashraf Johaardien has been appointed as the Executive Producer of the National Arts Festival Ashraf Johaardien, currently head of Arts and Culture at the University of
Local and international dazzling jazz acts from around the globe: here are some of the highlights that the programme for this year’s Standard Bank Jazz Festival has to offer in Grahamstown.
Under new artistic direction by Mark Hawkins, the 37-year-old Moving into Dance Mophatong (MIDM) is currently in the process of evolving, whilst still discussing social issues through enthralling movement vocabulary and cutting edge choreography.
Standard Bank has renewed its commitment to jazz by signing a new three-year sponsorship agreement with Africa’s premier jazz festival Standard Bank Joy of Jazz; extending its 16-year relationship with
Held at the Durban City Hall, the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic’s Winter Season comprises six eclectic and exciting concerts. The opening concert of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic’s Winter Season, part of the 2015