Collaborations are a key standout feature of festivals, allowing for unique pairings that might not otherwise be seen. The Standard Bank Jazz Festival in Makhanda is one of the few
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
Greg Karvellas is no stranger to South African theatre goers, having directed multiple-award winning productions at The Fugard Theatre in his former role as Resident Director there. These include Oleanna,
With good quality, affordable education forming an essential foundation for an inclusive society and long-term sustainability of democracy, a kinship of Johannesburg’s world-class musicians gather for the 3rd annual Dean’s
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,
The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. When it comes to pieces of performance or visual art such as dance
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
Nonceba Constance Didi plays Ruth in Tshepang: The Third Testament, a haunting and uplifting masterpiece of redemption by world-renowned playwright, director and producer, Lara Foot. Creative Feel did a Q&A with the actress
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
Welcome to #DISTRICT, a Global Street Festival taking place in Newtown from 13 & 14 October 2018 hosting two Stages, three Festival Clubs, a Food and Wine Theatre, The Global
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.
Speaking of investing in young artists, do yourself a favour and go to the Standard Bank Gallery, which will be showing When Dust Settles, the much anticipated solo exhibition by
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.
Jazz singer, arranger, pianist composer, Amanda Tiffin becomes first woman to lead the Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Band. The 2018 Standard Bank Jazz Festival taking place in
Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. Access to the arts for young people in South Africa has grown significantly over the past decade.
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
Artlooks & Artlines is a monthly column written by Ismail Mahomed, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation. When South African theatre maker Jenine Collocott produced her play, Making Mandela, in 2015, one of South
The National Arts Festival’s Arena is a special section of the programme reserved for works that have previously won a Standard Bank Ovation Award, a Cape Town Fringe Fresh Award,
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