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Janine Stephen

Janine Stephen

    When men are cut from their cloth
    When men are cut from their cloth
    Inge Prins found pregnancy awkward. Her changing physique overrode other aspects of herself; it made her public in unexpected ways, never mind...
    The gospel of the New Church
    The gospel of the New Church
    As Cape Town bubbled with the news of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa's architectural coup, Kirsty Cockerill has joined Cape...
    Cheers to a cocktail coup
    Cheers to a cocktail coup
    Despite a slow start, shops across Cape Town are sporting daffodil-hued reminders of the city's World Design Capital coup in their window displays...
    A vernacular lens brings iconoclasm into focus
    A vernacular lens brings iconoclasm into focus
    He's an ad man by day and an illustrator by night. But Pola Maneli intends for both his design work and his drawings to affect social behaviour. He picked up a silver Loerie last year for a feeding campaign that solicited aid through feel-good vibes rather than guilt. But it was a...
    Talking to animals, one mosquito at a time
    Talking to animals, one mosquito at a time
    The Q&A session following the premiere of the documentary The Animal Communicator is well under way. An audience member describes how...
    South Africa's oldest literary journal forges ahead
    South Africa's oldest literary journal forges ahead
    New Contrast, volume 40, number 1, has a new look. Blood-red and slim with elegant type adorning 100-odd pages, the journal’s latest...
    Return of the killer worm
    Return of the killer worm
    On stage at London's revamped Almeida Theatre a star-studded cast is acting out a story about love and politics, set in South Africa and revolving...
    Not quite cashing in on the past
    Not quite cashing in on the past
    The tiny town of Kuboes can be found at the end of a dirt road that stretches from Alexander Bay, at the mouth of the Orange river, past endless...
    Cirque du Soleil's dancing duo
    Cirque du Soleil's dancing duo
    As night falls in Las Vegas, Nevada, things only get brighter. Neon blares, washing red and blue and pink over the 35million or so pleasure-seekers...
    Travel freely
    Travel freely
    There are few humans who do not feel a delicious tickle of warmth in the gut upon receipt of a ticket to some far-flung, delightfully five-star...
    Low flying
    Low flying
    Downtown, 11pm. The bouncers in their tight-fitting suits are murmuring into those little mouthpieces that make them look like telesalespeople,...