The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) is paying it forward to nurture the musicians of tomorrow! This year, 99 music students at nine South African public universities will receive almost R1.2 million in bursaries from SAMRO to assist with their studies. Most
Big band music is not something from a bygone era – in the hands of South Africa’s passionate young musicians from all walks of life, it’s infused with a vibrant contemporary sound that’s guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your feet moving! And much
Planning a music tour but unsure how to fund it? Apply to Concerts SA’s Music Mobility Fund which will select new projects to support in February. Applications Deadline: Sunday 4th February 2018. This tour support mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians
Over the last 40 years, the Baxter Theatre Centre has been unwavering in its commitment to presenting theatre in a way that is open and accessible to all. In celebration of this milestone, the iconic theatre has launched its 40/80 Campaign to secure funds and
The annual Baxter Dance Festival will take place from 5 to 14 October, providing a platform for South Africa’s top and upcoming dance companies to showcase the best of cutting-edge dance and choreography. The Baxter Dance Festival is the premier dance event of its kind
Curator for the Emerging Painters Show at TAF17, Jessica Webster, is a talented artist and painter in her own right. Jessica Webster is a Joburg-based painter and writer. Born in the Free State in 1981, she is fascinated by the disjunctures and elisions manifested in
What Remains, a new play by Nadia Davids, is a captivating fusion of text, dance and movement to tell a story about an unexpected uncovering of a slave burial ground in Cape Town, the archaeological dig that follows and a city haunted by the memory of slavery.
An evening of superb South African jazz celebrating young musicians in performance with their mentors. Artscape Youth Month this year is from 5 June to 15 July. The highlight once again is the Youth Jazz Festival. It celebrates 14 soloists who successfully auditioned to be