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Going beyond

The South African Cultural Observatory will host its third annual national conference in Nelson Mandela Bay in March 2018. The impact of new technologies and the restructuring of popular culture

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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

Safaris & Spices

Safaris & Spices: An African food journey

By Nico Verster | Publisher: Jacana | ISBN: 9781431425327 ‘African food is hugely underrated, and modern South African cuisine is far removed from boring old bobotie and pale milk tart. I hope through Safaris

Beth Diane Armstrong’s in perpetuum

Following critical acclaim at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Beth Diane Armstrong’s in perpetuum will show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg from 4 August to 30 September

NAF

Expect the unexpected

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, including a thought-provoking new play

SACO emerging trends

Emerging trends from #SACOConf2017

There are a number of core trends and burning issues influencing the global and South African creative economy – some of which were explored at the second South African Cultural

SACO calculator

Calculated Output

The South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) has just launched a ground-breaking and invaluable tool for South African event and festival organisers looking to quantify the economic impact of events –

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