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Four artists protest the lack of transformation at the Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 20 March 2017

Four artists protest the lack of transformation at the Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards

Award shows have become a platform for artists to voice their frustrations about their respective industries. Remember Riky Rick at the Metro FM Awards? Adele at the Grammys, and and and? Four Cape Town-based artists Mamela Nyamza, Chuma Sopotela, Buhlebezwe Siwani and Zikhona Jacobs joined the list of those artists during last night’s 52nd Fleur...

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How Koleka Putuma makes money from her poetry

by: Vuyisile Kubeka - 7 April 2016

How Koleka Putuma makes money from her poetry

Cape Town-based award-winning poet and playwright Koleka Putuma is unapologetically driven and is determined to make sure her passion pays the bills. Not only has she managed to make her brand and craft lucrative at just 23, but she has a clear vision for the journey ahead. “I have no shame talking about and declaring...

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Dating in the Dark Johannesburg

by: Fatima Mathivha - 17 April 2015

Dating in the Dark Johannesburg

It’s 20h05 on a Saturday evening. I’m late. I power walk just fast enough to save myself from breaking out into a full sweat. Half-running, half-walking, I turn towards the Arts on Main entrance and catch a glimpse of a line of men comfortably seated outside the POPArt Theatre in the Maboneng Precinct. Panic. “Sh*t....

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Meet Amo Chidi

by: Thabiso Molatlhwa - 18 November 2014

Meet Amo Chidi

Live SA had the pleasure of hanging out with Amo Chidi, a young actress, singer and dancer who’s been gracing our television screens for a while now. Between sharp flashes of her beautiful smile, she shares all things concerning her career as a young woman as well as how she balances between her personal life...

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Register Now: Creative Hustle Live Art Festival

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 7 August 2014

Register Now: Creative Hustle Live Art Festival

Presented by Live SA and British Council Connect ZA In partnership with Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA)   DETAILS Date: Saturday 30 August 2014 Time: 5pm – 10pm Venue: City Hall, Darling Street, CAPE TOWN Attend: The event is free to attend, however you must reserve your place to attend below. As there...

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Top 10 Blockbusters To Look Out For In 2014

by: Thapelo Mosiuoa - 10 February 2014

Top 10 Blockbusters To Look Out For In 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier  A sequel the 2011 film which takes place 2 years after the events of The Avengers. Steve Rogers/Captain America is living peacefully in Washington DC although struggling to adapt to modern society. After uncovering a scheme that could endanger the whole world he must enlist the help of Black Widow and The...

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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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National Arts Festival Review (July, Grahamstown)

by: Johannesburg Contributor - 24 July 2013

National Arts Festival Review (July, Grahamstown)

Story and photography by Maseabata Sabu Mdee Grahamstown, a well-recognised area in the Eastern Cape nestled comfortably between Port Elizabeth and East London. It is known for its prestigious University, it’s penchant for drink and gaiety and of course the National Arts Festival. Due to the fact that Grahamstown acts as my home thirty six weeks...

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SARAFINA IN BLACK AND WHITE: REVIEW

by: Relebohile Nephawe - 11 July 2013

SARAFINA IN BLACK AND WHITE: REVIEW

The Soweto theatre opened its curtains to the revived old school musical, Sarafina last Friday 5th July 2013. This familiar production which was performed by the Tshwane University of Technology students has come back in new style with a fitting new name Sarafina In Black And White. It revisits the old Sarafina, with the same...

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THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

by: Linda - 4 April 2013

THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

Africa Centre’s INFECTING THE CITY, Public Art Festival 2013 – CAPE TOWN Punchdrunk Enrichment and Arcola Theatre – UK The city is undoubtedly infected as Raquel Meseguer from Punchdrunk and Owen Calvert–Lyons from Arcola Theatre arrive from the UK. They are here to work with young writers in creating short audio tours of the city. With Cape...

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