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    On the lists week: DAMN, Falling Upwards and ​the Black Christ of the Andes
    On the lists week: DAMN, Falling Upwards and ​the Black Christ of the Andes
    THE PLAY LISTBlack Christ of the Andes: Mary-Lou Williams. Like this unforgettable utterance from the one and only...
    On the Lists this week; Devin Allen, Laura Mvula and Inna de Yard
    On the Lists this week; Devin Allen, Laura Mvula and Inna de Yard
    THE PLAY LISTInna de Yard — The Soul of Jamaica: Inna de Yard is less a group than an ethos,...
    On our lists this week: Cassava Republic, Vivek Shraya and Kamasi Washington
    On our lists this week: Cassava Republic, Vivek Shraya and Kamasi Washington
    THE READING LISTCassava Republic. The other day, on a whim, I gave someone dear a copy of Teju Cole’s...
    Exploring Otherness and Noel Mostert on our Lists this week
    Exploring Otherness and Noel Mostert on our Lists this week
    Kindness: Otherness. These days I’m hanging out in a sonic community of hyper-contemporary musicians...
    On our Lists this week: Leye Adenie and architectural gems in Jo'burg and Cape Town
    On our Lists this week: Leye Adenie and architectural gems in Jo'burg and Cape Town
    Midnite — Arise Again. A dude I know once called Rastas the slow kids of the Black Consciousness movement who...
    On our Lists this week: Blood Orange, For Honour and the politics of friendship in SA
    On our Lists this week: Blood Orange, For Honour and the politics of friendship in SA
    THE PLAY LISTBlood Orange: Cupid Deluxe:I prefer listening to artists backwards, playing their...
    On our Lists this week: Purity Mkhize and Stacy Hardy
    On our Lists this week: Purity Mkhize and Stacy Hardy
    In the story Bound to Violence: Scratching Beginnings and Endings (in the book, Ties that Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship in...
    A TV and film visionary dies too soon
    A TV and film visionary dies too soon
    This week saw the death of filmmaker John Volmink. He began his career at JP Morgan as an investment banking analyst before founding Diprente Films...
    The Lists: James Baldwin and SA jazz icons Abdullah Ibrahim and Moses Molelekwa
    The Lists: James Baldwin and SA jazz icons Abdullah Ibrahim and Moses Molelekwa
    Genes and Spirits: Moses Molelekwa. I’m shuffling between Moses Taiwa Molelekwa’s Genes and Spirits, and I...
    A thousand tales span 100 years in Jozi epic
    A thousand tales span 100 years in Jozi epic
    Copywriter, playwright and novelist Harry Kalmer is at home with words. In his new novel, A Thousand Tales of...
    Need an Arts fix? Don't miss these events
    Need an Arts fix? Don't miss these events
    Andrew Tshabangu, Footprints at the Standard Bank Gallery, corner of Simmonds and Frederick Streets, Johannesburg....