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Hilary Prendini Toffoli

Hilary Prendini Toffoli

    Alan Paton equally relevant now as reflection of our society as in the day
    Alan Paton equally relevant now as reflection of our society as in the day
    Were you surprised by the award?I was so certain there were other more...
    Louis Viljoen: Theatre’s unruly wunderkind
    Louis Viljoen: Theatre’s unruly wunderkind
    Behind those owlish glasses lie the sharp eyes and ruthless instincts of a raptor. But Louis Viljoen is a raptor who can see the funny side, who...
    SA film signals new directions
    SA film signals new directions
    South African scriptwriters and directors of the current crop of local movies have cast off the old subject shackles – apartheid, race relations,...
    The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency's musical lift-off
    The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency's musical lift-off
    Every bestseller you read, it seems someone has to go and turn it into something else and maybe wreck it. The No. 1 Ladies Detective...
    Zake Mda's 'Heart of Redness' hits the stage as an African opera
    Zake Mda's 'Heart of Redness' hits the stage as an African opera
    For every great book, there’s someone who wants to put it on the stage with music. South African classics are no exception. The United States’s...
    Heroic ballet of an African Spartacus
    Heroic ballet of an African Spartacus
    It’s not difficult to see why, for her upcoming production Spartacus of Africa, Veronica Paeper chose Andile Ndlovu, now with the...
    Walk a fine line in the Karoo
    Walk a fine line in the Karoo
    Since time immemorial ancient cultures have carved vast, mystifying designs on the Earth’s surface. Messages to the gods? Astronomical calendars?...
    Darling buds in brand mayhem
    Darling buds in brand mayhem
    In spite of the fact that Nico Basson, the owner of Darling Dairy on the West Coast, claims to have registered Darling as a brand name and —...
    Wonderboy works wonders
    Wonderboy works wonders
    Inspired by the unforgettable artworks of Wonderboy Nxumalo, Ardmore Ceramic Art's gentle artist-poet who died seven years ago, the vibrant new...
    Bitter tune: Aria troupe defies area bankrollers
    Bitter tune: Aria troupe defies area bankrollers
    Ever since the Cape Town Opera (CTO) began taking its productions to Europe for part of the year, in an effort to earn euros and keep afloat...
    Bailey dose of theatre prescribed
    Bailey dose of theatre prescribed
    Ever since a chicken was slaughtered by sangomas on the Baxter stage during a performance of Brett Bailey's play iMumbo Jumbo 11 years...
    The street is Long, with many a windy turn
    The street is Long, with many a windy turn
    Over the years Long Street has become as iconic a Cape Town landmark as Bleecker Street in New York. Through changing times, its layered ambience...