Arts and Culture

​Jo’burg’s lost, Frank’s found but Kanye has answers, as well as many quotables
​Jo’burg’s lost, Frank’s found but Kanye has answers, as well as many quotables
Jo’burg is gone. And although that may not be any kind of attitude to have, life is flashing before my eyes at the moment. Capetonians, what does...
This Lists: Becoming Wise, 'Maid In SA' and Robert Glasper Experiment's Black Radio
This Lists: Becoming Wise, 'Maid In SA' and Robert Glasper Experiment's Black Radio
The Reading ListMaid in SA: 30 ways to leave your madam: I didn’t know it at the time but I really...
Imagining the Loeries from the future, where the current inequalities are dealt with
Imagining the Loeries from the future, where the current inequalities are dealt with
It is Saturday night in the Durban Convention Centre. The Loeries, a live commercial for the advertising industry, are about to begin. A woman’s...
Will my class reunion be a jol or will I still be a black, queer kid to the bullies?
Will my class reunion be a jol or will I still be a black, queer kid to the bullies?
My 20-year high school reunion is coming up in October. School tradition dictates that the first reunion is after 15 years. So when that mark passed...
Football stars and Olympic athletes draw attention to politics and poverty in Brazil
Football stars and Olympic athletes draw attention to politics and poverty in Brazil
From here, the highest tier in the Santa Marta favela in Rio, I can see the settlement sprawled out – a jagged, tumbling clash of colours...
Photography is an endeavour of love for the couple that work and play together
Photography is an endeavour of love for the couple that work and play together
“Our aesthetic is rooted in the concept of constructing imagery. We are not documentary photographers – our focus is not to capture a moment, but...
Shabaka and the Ancestors' music pays homage to the past, whilst looking ahead
Shabaka and the Ancestors' music pays homage to the past, whilst looking ahead
He wena MzwandileNguwe olidlozi lekhaya lamiWasiqinisa thina bo ebuhlungwiniNgiyabonga Mzwandile
It's finally here: Frank Ocean hits the right notes with the release of his album
It's finally here: Frank Ocean hits the right notes with the release of his album
He’s a soulful crooner, but has now also earned the title of the most epic procrastinator after casually delaying his album release by more...
Who have we become? A vignette on everyday humanity, or the lack thereof
Who have we become? A vignette on everyday humanity, or the lack thereof
A woman runs down the long descending escalator at the Rosebank Gautrain station while the stairs are in motion. There is no one to push past...
The Lists this week: 'If He Hollers Let Him Go', Jay-Z and the #SoGoneChallenge
The Lists this week: 'If He Hollers Let Him Go', Jay-Z and the #SoGoneChallenge
The Play ListSadat X, Black October: Rather than information and sensibility, it is accent and lilt that draw me to...
‘Noma’ uses an intimate and personal vignette to humanise the land issue
‘Noma’ uses an intimate and personal vignette to humanise the land issue
Have you ever considered taking the risk of occupying land to build yourself a shack? Noma, a young woman, agonises over this idea and eventually...
Talking about language, quotas and processes with Lidudumalingani Mqombothi
Talking about language, quotas and processes with Lidudumalingani Mqombothi
Milisuthando Bongela (MB): What is the aftermath of winning a coveted literary award?
​A runway fit for a queen – powerful West African queen Abla Pokou, in fact
​A runway fit for a queen – powerful West African queen Abla Pokou, in fact
There once was a West African queen named Pokou, or Abla Pokou, who, in the mid-18th century, ruled what is today known as Côte d’Ivoire.
Pablo comes to SA: Kanye West to open pop-up store in Cape Town for three days
Pablo comes to SA: Kanye West to open pop-up store in Cape Town for three days
On Thursday, the famously unpredictable Kanye West announced via his Twitter account that he would open 21 stores across the world for three days...
Trigger warnings are essential and shouldn't be overlooked in film screenings
Trigger warnings are essential and shouldn't be overlooked in film screenings
As part of the Open Design Festival, the Black Filmmakers’ Festival held a screening and discussion session in Cape Town’s City Hall, which...

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