This year's Joy of Jazz line-up pays special tribute to the influence of vocalists on the genre.
Theatre director Brett Bailey feels that his right to address racism in his own creative way, as a white South African, has been challenged.
In his searching new novel, Martin Amis interweaves a Holocaust organisational black comedy with the agonising story of a conflicted prisoner.
Masilo embodies her characters with a distinct theatricality and has been wowing audiences in Europe with her eclectic moves.
David Southwood's latest work Stowaways, examines a group of Tanzanian stowaways living under the N1 in Cape Town.
There are no solos in the Maji Maji album, as one would expect from a jazz album. The album is then perhaps an unconscious rebellion.
The village of Busua in southwest Ghana is home to almost every one of the country’s surfers. Will Coldwell takes to the water with the locals.
"A fragrance is a framed story, and sometimes how that story is told is as important as the juice itself," writes perfumer Tammy Violet Frazer.
The Mail & Guardian's weekly round-up of the country's hot-ticket events.
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"Exhibit B" by South African artist Brett Bailey that displays black people as "artefacts recreated from history museums", has been cancelled.
NY Arts is bringing live jazz events to South Africa's townships to give residents the opportunity to enjoy experiences usually reserved for the city.
The professional and the personal are inseparable in the case of Wits 'sex pest' Tsepo wa Mamatu, writes Kagure Mugo.
The Cape Town Fringe Festival offers a variety of top shows, from performance art to puppets for tots, writes Glynis O’Hara.
Producer, Patrick Leonard, assures M&G's Charles Leonard that no tricks were used during the recording of Popular Problems.
Getting shafted by his manager turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Canada's best-loved singer, writes Charles Leonard.
A doccie about legendary musician Fela Kuti's life and politically-charged music has just been released.
Women’s rights activists Yegna have established themselves as the Spice Girls of the Horn of Africa