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Dear Joburg, where is the “arts” in the Newtown Arts Precinct?

by: Qhakaza Mthembu - 15 December 2016

Dear Joburg, where is the “arts” in the Newtown Arts Precinct?

Three days ago, the renowned Joburg performance venue, Bassline, was announced to be closing down. Qhakaza Mthembu, who is one of the founders of the poetry movement Word N Sound is not that perturbed, as she feels the Newtown Arts Precinct (where Bassline is) doesn’t care that much about the arts. Ten years ago you...

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Infecting the City reinvigorates performance art in Cape Town

by: Asanda Gura - 18 March 2015

Infecting the City reinvigorates performance art in Cape Town

  Infecting The City is an annual public arts festival that aims to bring the arts out of the confines of theatres and galleries into the spaces that people inhabit everyday in the city centre. This year’s iteration of the festival, which included live music, dance, videos, puppets, poems and many other forms of visual...

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Boundless City: a hub for creative freedom

by: Rafieka Williams - 31 October 2014

Boundless City: a hub for creative freedom

“The rich take over the city and the poor get moved to the edges… The way gentrification is going on in the city, it’s scary,” states Alex Cunningham, co-founder of Boundless City, a development initiative for people of the inner city of Johannesburg.     Live Mag SA spoke to Alex to find out how...

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iKamva Careers Day

by: Kay Selisho - 14 October 2014

iKamva Careers Day

SizweNtsalubaGobodo in conjunction with community driven initiative iKamva are inviting you to the iKamva Careers Day. Aimed at learners from grade 8 – 12, SizweNtsalubaGobodo seeks to empower learners through developing the knowledge, attitude and skills that the learners will need to pursue their professional goals. Young people who that are successful in their respective...

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Guy Tillim Jo’burg: Points of view

by: Nqobile Mkhonza - 11 June 2014

Guy Tillim Jo’burg: Points of view

Photography has the ability of opening one’s eye to see beauty in everyday or ordinary subjects, which raises a bigger question of how we look at things around us and how we interact with our environment. I recently went to view the latest work by photographer Guy Tillim, titled Jo’burg: Points Of View hosted by the Stevenson...

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Young Voices: O-Week at The Wits Theatre

by: Colleen Balchin - 4 February 2014

Young Voices: O-Week at The Wits Theatre

Each year, the Wits Theatre runs an O-Week programme comprising of original work created by returning 2nd, 3rd and final year students. As well as welcoming new Dramatic Arts students into the theatre community, and extending the invitation to all first years and newbies to join in the chaos, the programme serves a vital role...

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Jam That Session On The Rooftop

by: Andy Mkosi - 30 October 2013

Jam That Session On The Rooftop

One of the most eclectic sessions and collectives in Cape Town, Jam That Session, recently turned a year old. Fore more images check out the movements tumblr www.JamThatSession.Tumblr.com

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ARTS PAGE

by: Live Staff - 21 May 2012

ARTS PAGE

  Writer: Nozuko Poni Intro: In the world we live in and with the types of social ills we are confronted with, art can sometimes be the only meaningful way to make sense of what’s happening around us. So we decided to add an arts page that will cover arts events, profile new artists and...

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