Arts and Culture

​How far Castro’s revolution had come
​How far Castro’s revolution had come
Patria o muerte! Homeland or death.
Curling lips, speaking tongues — Thandiswa Mazwai in tune at 40
Curling lips, speaking tongues — Thandiswa Mazwai in tune at 40
The rest is always and everywhere is silence
Zim artists see with spiritual eyes
Zim artists see with spiritual eyes
Zimbabwean painter Portia Zvavahera’s work consists of grand, layered paintings of dreamlike, expressionistic images, taking as much from religion...
#CulturePop: This our year of users and abusers
#CulturePop: This our year of users and abusers
Can you smell that? It’s a Facebook timeline near you. Drenched in the migraine and blindness-inducing odour of Doom insecticide. Or at least it...
Black Portraitures III and the lessons of asserting Blackness
Black Portraitures III and the lessons of asserting Blackness
Of all the clearly discernible features of the recent Black Portraitures conference the sheer magnitude and presence of black voices in one place...
​Homage to the motherland
​Homage to the motherland
Describe yourself in a sentence.
Peace talks mediated by music, being Insecure and Morrison wisdom are on our Lists
Peace talks mediated by music, being Insecure and Morrison wisdom are on our Lists
The Play ListsCory Henry, The Revival: I have been checking out Cory Henry. It was by mistake. I...
​Ngugi wa Thiong’o interprets a continent to the world
​Ngugi wa Thiong’o interprets a continent to the world
Birth of a Dream Weaver: A Writer’s Awakening (Harvill Secker) is author and teacher Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s coming-of-age memoir that...
​Twitchers can tick off superb field guide lifers
​Twitchers can tick off superb field guide lifers
There are many rare birds, but guidebooks about them are not scarce. Birders — and nature lovers of a simpler, less rarefied kind —...
​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books
​Summer Books 2016: Children’s books
A war hero’s taleTHERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN FIVEby MJ Honikman (Tafelberg)
​Summertime’s easy reading
​Summertime’s easy reading
The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler (Picador)
Pride people, 'wake the fuck up'
Pride people, 'wake the fuck up'
Fifteen years after the release of Simon and I, filmmaker and activist Bev Ditsie’s intimate portrayal of her friendship with fellow...
​Black Portraitures: Some that missed the mark
​Black Portraitures: Some that missed the mark
Amongst the sometimes overwhelming and incredibly dense line up of themes and panel discussions at the third Black Portraiture[s] conference held...
​Where does it hurt?
​Where does it hurt?
“All the womenin meare tired. – Nayyirah Waheed
Book affair aims to liberate writing and publishing from the monopoly
Book affair aims to liberate writing and publishing from the monopoly
It seems we are not too far removed from a time when two or three black people gathered together were to be separated from their common purpose. And...

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