Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history’s call

“We need to start articulating our utopias, articulating what needs to be burned and what needs to be saved.” — Shabaka Hutchings

Get your quarantine on — the best in virtual entertainment

With everyone settling into an indoors routine or starting to lose it because of cabin fever, this guide should remind you that creativity and beauty still exist, virtually represented but there, nonetheless.

Covid-19 and virtual reality: The cultural cost of going online

Many companies in the arts and culture sector are offering virtual tours of their spaces in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. But artists are missing the personal engagement with their audience

Thenjiwe Nkosi’s ‘Gymnasium’ moves into white space

Thenjiwe Nkosi’s paintings, done in a muted palette, are not of athletes’ gymnastics but of the moments before and after their performance

Covid-19 cancellations hurt artists

Artist have criticised the minister’s lack of vision; meanwhile, small businesses are also being hit hard

Wear the weight of emotions

With vulnerability being the work's primary reference, the ceramic jewellery made and designed by Githan Coopoo is more than adornment

Clenergy restaurant says you are what you eat

The restaurant’s guilt free dining experience is laced with a disconcerting diet culture message

Lady Zamar: Is a woman’s word ever good enough on its own?

After news that house songstress Lady Zamar opened a rape case against hip-hop crooner Sjava, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival has removed him from its 2020 lineup

Netflix surrenders to the Film and Publication Board

The streaming service will now rate its films according to violence, sexual content, nudity, prejudice and age restrictions, in line with South Africa’s regulations

Legend Manqele: Raising the bar his destiny

The founder tells of how he went from walking Jozi’s streets for work to running a media house

What Queen Sono sounds like

Together with songs to look out for in the series, Zaza Hlalethwa asked the cast for songs that encapsulated their experience on the set of the Netflix original series Queen Sono.

Poppie Nongena: The trouble with this truncated film adaptation

In the original novel, readers are exposed to Poppie Nongena’s backstory, highlighting the effects of apartheid. But the film’s visual shorthand doesn’t capture the nuances

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories