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Gabrielle Goliath’s This song is for…

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. Following its successful run at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda, the work moves to

SAMRO music foundation bursary

Changing lives, one note at a time

With an overflowing fountain of talent available in our country, selecting SAMRO bursary recipients is always a challenge but these rising stars have shown the dedication, thought and unwavering commitment needed to become legendary in the field of music. It was musician Billy Joel who

Michell Constant SA South African Mint commemorative coins

Commemorating democracy, freedom and culture

Constant & Cultural is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of The Constitution Hill Trust, a journalist, radio presenter, business leader and champion of the arts. When Neo Mahlangu’s name was announced at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg, her grandmother started ululating, and the sound soared to

Joburg Theatre Sarafina

Sarafina! the Broadway musical for Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre, in partnership with Keeloz Global Entertainment, will be restaging the internationally acclaimed Broadway hit musical Sarafina!. Directed by Nhlanhla Ngema and starring Noxolo Dlamini as Sarafina, it will be staged from 19 July to 11 August 2019 at the Joburg Theatre’s Mandela Stage.

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What to expect at RMB Turbine Art Fair 2019

RMB Turbine Art Fair (RMB TAF) is a unique South African art collaboration that brings together galleries and artists from around the country to present and sell works. The event will be held from 12 – 14 July with a preview evening on 11 July.

Strauss & Co art auction house RMB Turbine Art Fair TAF

A Meeting of Minds: Louis Maqhubela and Douglas Portway

Strauss & Co is proud to present the third in a series of museum-quality exhibitions (Anton Taljaard: Pierneef, A Collector’s Passion (2017) and Life Force: The Still Lifes of Irma Stern (2018)) at RMB Turbine Art Fair (TAF), focusing this year on two prominent South

Fugard Theatre Kinky Boots Creative Feel

Runaway hit Kinky Boots extended at The Fugard Theatre

Just two weeks into its South African premiere run, The Fugard Theatre’s production of multiple Tony-Award winning musical Kinky Boots has been extended. Bookings are now open for performances until 27 October.  Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, this is the first non-replica

Helen Sincuba South African art culture artist magazine

The interdisciplinary language of Heidi Sincuba

Creativity @ Work is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. ‘Arriving in the Netherlands was shocking. Because I realised immediately, something I oddly enough had never experienced before: that I am African,’ explains multi-disciplinary artist and educator Heidi Sincuba

Gregory Maqoma Exist Exit Vuyani Dance Theatre

The power of storytelling Gregory Maqoma’s Exit/Exist

Gregory Maqoma explores his personal and national history as a descendant of the great Xhosa Chief Jongumsobomvu Maqoma with his timeless solo piece Exit/Exist for Africa Month 2019. ‘The theatre’s house lights fade to black and audience chatter quickly subsides. Music begins – a trance

Jill Richards Literary Landscapes piano performance win tickets

Joburg’s hidden musical treasures

Literary Landscapes is a monthly column by Indra Wussow, a writer, translator and director of the Sylt Foundation. Sometimes the gold of Egoli can be found in the most inconspicuous places – like the one I visited one Sunday afternoon some weeks ago.      A private house

Lady Skollie CIRCA Keyes Art Mile

Lady Skollie joins June’s Keyes Thursdays

Hot on the heels of last week’s blazing opening of Good and Evil at CIRCA Gallery, Lady Skollie will be joining the like-minded art and music loving community that will gather under streetlight for Keyes Thursdays on 6 June 2019. If you’d like to meet

Joburg Theatre Color Purple Colour

The Color Purple returns to Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre and producer Bernard Jay are proud to announce the ‘bon voyage’ season of the musical The Color Purple. It will return to Joburg Theatre’s The Mandela stage prior to the all-South African company taking its acclaimed production on tour to Europe and Asia.

Vuyani Dance Theatre Company

Employment creation: a mission possible

Over the past 20 years, Vuyani Dance Theatre has endeavoured to afford young people from diverse backgrounds an opportunity to excel in dance while developing a new generation of dancers, dance teachers and choreographers. Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT) has expanded its contemporary dance vocabulary of

Bombay Sapphire gin Laduma Ngxokolo MaXhosa

Bombay Sapphire Stirs the Creative Spirit of South Africa

Bombay Sapphire believes that everyone has the ability to unlock their full creative potential. The premium gin brand is set to stir up our expectations of where creativity begins and ends for South Africans within their own #StirCreativity universe. Everyone is invited to channel their

centre for the less good idea season 5

The Centre for the Less Good Idea Season 5

The Centre for the Less Good Idea announces a spectacular Season of work co-curated by Phala O. Phala and David April. The Centre for the Less Good Idea is excited to announce a collection of outstanding collaborative and interdisciplinary works for Season 5 scheduled to
Chicago Musical South Africa Teatro Montecasino Artscape

Lend an ear… It’s Chicago and all that jazz!

A nightclub singer, a double murder, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin, surrounded by the razzle-dazzle of the world’s sexiest musical: Chicago. Now on stage at Artscape, Cape Town, until 14 April, then playing at Montecasino’s Teatro, Johannesburg, from 20 April to

Strauss & Co art auction world record

Strauss & Co shatters R100-million barrier

Record-breaking sale total World record for Alexis Preller 93% value sell-through rate A packed salesroom punctuated by enthusiastic applause acknowledged the fierce rivalry among collectors for top paintings, unseen in decades, at Strauss & Co‘s red-letter autumn sale. The sale culminated in a record-breaking tally

Joburg Theatre music CH2 performance guitar wizards

Trio of Guitarists Set to Thrill South Africa!

A brand new, exciting fusion of guitar sounds is about to take South Africa by storm – kicking off in the cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town in March 2019. Guitar Wizards is a concept, created by Corneille Hutten of the award-winning international, but

Nina Simone Four Women

The Market Theatre and US Mission in SA will commemorate Black History Month with the South African premiere of Nina Simone Four Women by Christina Ham and directed by James Ngcobo. “Music can’t just be about the art, but it has to be an expression

The National Arts Council mourns a lyrical warrior

Jabulani Tsambo, lovingly known as HHP and Jabba was an extraordinary poetic lyricist, a South African hip-hop warrior who recognised not only his indigenous language but other South African languages and used it as a form of creative expression. He will always be remembered for

Michelle Constant- PAST

The dawn of art

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). Watching the three actors from PAST (The Palaeontological Scientific Trust) performing the latest season of Walking Tall at the Origins Centre, was a lesson in the origins of the earth,

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