''After having just seen Mind Games I'm waiting at the theatre bar to interview its creator and star, Marc Salem. And I can't decide whether I should make a break for it or silently pray that his publicist will phone to tell me Salem doesn't feel up to it.'' Alex Sudheim opens herself to a real mind bender.
Dead at 47 from an untimely heart attack, the most singular satirist South African art has ever known was felled in his prime. Trevor Makhoba left behind a truncated legacy of blisteringly brilliant paintings. Durban's BAT Centre is honouring the legacy of the city's most controversial son, writes Alex Sudheim.
Tohe "Kokstad Concerto" might not roll off the tongue quite like the Brandenburg Concerto, but one can't help wondering what Johann Sebastian Bach, the 18th-century composer of the latter, would have come up with had he been commissioned to create the former.