Miles Keylock

Jazz supergroup lights up the scene

Kesivan and the Lights’ ­new ­album is a ­signature ­moment in the history of South African jazz.

No easy stroll to freedom for SA poetry’s restless howler

Dissonant, dissident wordsmith Lesego ?Rampolokeng waxes poetic about the new ?oppression in his debut documentary film, 'Word Down the Line'.

Music journalism’s new tune missing a beat

Has the role of music journalist been relegated ?to being simply a punter of product?

Die Antwoord: Defending the caveman (and woman)

When Die Antwoord's "Enter the Ninja" video went viral, SA should've been ecstatic. But they ended up being our worst nightmare, writes Miles Keylock.

Cape art picks: April 13 2012

In the 15 years since its staging, the second and last Johannesburg Biennale has obtained almost mythical status.

Cape music picks: April 13 2012

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and The Brother Moves On rock Cape Town this weekend.

Cape art picks: April 6 2012

Lisa Brice is a consummate poet of the unseen.

Cape music picks: April 9 2012

Blaq Pearl is one of Cape Town's most versatile artists.

Cape art picks: March 23 2012

Race continues to dominate politics in the Cape and is the context for the group exhibition <em>Ingekleur: Outside the Lines</em>.

Cape music picks: March 23 2012

The grapes are in and it is time for the annual Franschhoek ­Oesfees at Solms-Delta wine estate.

Cape art picks: March 9 2012

Esther Mahlangu needs no introduction. Her new retrospective exhibition seeks to extend her legacy.

Cape music picks: March 9 2012

His voice might be his calling card, but Vusi Mahlasela's greatest gift is his ability to cut across geographical, cultural and generational divides.

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