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Janine Stephen

Janine Stephen

    When men are cut from their cloth
    When men are cut from their cloth
    Curious about what messages the clothing we wear communicates, ?Inge Prins began wondering what men would wear if pregnant and how they would adjust.
    The gospel of the New Church
    The gospel of the New Church
    Director of 'nimble' Cape Town gallery wants to commission 'irreverent and challenging' work for the ?'reflective space'.
    Cheers to a cocktail coup
    Cheers to a cocktail coup
    An eye-wateringly yellow drink is the Capital Cocktail to celebrate Cape Town's status as World Design Capital.
    A vernacular lens brings iconoclasm into focus
    A vernacular lens brings iconoclasm into focus
    Port Elizabeth-born illustrator Pola Maneli says his art style bridges between elements of pop culture and social commentary.
    Talking to animals, one mosquito at a time
    Talking to animals, one mosquito at a time
    Doctor Dolittle in the flesh: South African-born Anna Breytenbach explores the phenomenon of talking to animals in The Animal Communicator.
    South Africa's oldest literary journal forges ahead
    South Africa's oldest literary journal forges ahead
    New Contrast has a new look. Blood-red and slim with elegant type adorning 100-odd pages, the journal's latest issue is all minimalist restraint.
    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 around the moment one spring day when Demetrios Tsafendas kills the architect of apartheid, prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd, in Parliament, writes Janine Stephen.
    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 mine dumps and fenced-off diamond fields to the foot of the mountains of the Richtersveld in the Northern Cape.
    Cirque du Soleil's dancing duo
    Cirque du Soleil's dancing duo
    Janine Stephen speaks to the Cirque's only South African cast members about performing in new show Love in Las Vegas.
    Travel freely
    Travel freely
    Accepting freebies is standard practice for most South African travel magazines and newspapers. Janine Stephen explores whether bucking the trend can attract new readers.
    Low flying
    Low flying
    "A few years ago, I was unemployed," says Faik Allie."And seeing that things were changing in the country we thought, let's do something different. So we took a second bond on the house. And we had the first limo made." Limousines are about as new as democracy in South Africa, and are no longer the just playthings of the rich and famous.