The return of William Kentridge

Brenda Atkinson talks to South Africa's most effortlessly famous artist about his latest opus.

Get yoiking with Saari

World music's latest folk music craze makes it to Grahamstown. Peter Makarube reports.

A novel that finds adversity in Triomf

Author Marlene van Niekerk takes Shaun de Waal on a tour of Triomf, the 'white' suburb built on the ruins of Sophiatown and the setting for her searing novel of the same name.

Wandering lost among the cyber art galleries

Cyberspace rookie Hazel Friedman, art critic of the Mail&Guardian, is introduced to art on the World Wide Web ... and decides that there's nothing to beat the real thing.

Rocking at sea level

SA's ROCK CITY: Alexander Sudheim investigates why Durban is the source of a plethora of new local rock bands.

Air and Fire

Shaun de Waal listens to the music of Ismaël Lo, about to tour SA, and that of his compatriot, Baaba Maal

Strangers in G-strings

Downtown Johannesburg and the makeshift studio on the third floor of the Carlton Hotel teems with squirming bodies. I am still getting used to...

Design Of The Week

These considerately crafted little numbers come from Waldeck Studios --- a 3-D design company founded by artist Ian Waldeck. The company designs and crafts...

My heart touches your heart

Once quite long ago, in a land not so far away, there lived a young woman called Gcina Mhlophe.

Notes from a heist-meister

<B>CINEMA:</B><B>USUAL SUSPECTS</B> Bryan Singer, director of Usual Suspects, has been hailed as the new Tarantino. Jonathan Romney speaks to him.

Hugh returns to his roots

<B>MUSIC:</B> Hugh Masekela and the search for authentic jazz<br> Reviewed by Meshack Mabogoane.

Keeping cool about the corpse

<B>CINEMA: </B>Shallow Graves

Blade Runner on electro-steroids

The cyber world of Neuromancer is brought to the big screen in <B>Johnny Mnemonic</B>. Martin Walker talks to author William Gibson.

Many flavours of France

<B>CINEMA:</B> French Film Festival

Ties in the Oz colony

<B>CINEMA: </B>Country Life

A glimpse of the inner Clint

Clint Eastwood talked to Derek Malcolm in London about a career which has taken him from toughie to softie with Oscars in between.

Bunk, but the battles are great

<B>CINEMA: </B> Braveheart

Ode to real reggae

After watching a two-hour performance by Shaggy, the Jamaican-born ragga performer, at the Standard Bank Arena in Johannesburg, I went home to listen to...