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Fund the labour of cultural workers, Mr President

"Our president has asked that we send him, maybe one of the places we should dispatch him to is to revisit the way art is funded".

Arts body accused of misusing R5.7m of public funds

Wits Theatre director Gitanjali Pather has asked the public prosecutor to investigate the "missing" Culture and Creative Industries Federation money.

Artists get real about value

Arts and Culture Trust conference contributor Bev Gillespie explains that it is artists themselves who will decide how much creativity is worth.

Pirouetting in step with the world

An R8-million grant leaves the dazzling South ­African Mzansi Ballet company dancing on air.

Paul Mashatile: Big promises, now what?

Recent comments by Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile promise a shake-up of the institutions that are life-and-death for artists.

Writers blocked: Programme scrapped after funding is withdrawn

With only two weeks until the Grahamstown National Arts Festival, part of its iconic sister programme has been gagged, writes Thalia Randall.

South African artists: A shabby state of affairs

Funding shortages, political meddling and a lack of interest and understanding from audiences and government have left SA artists out in the cold.

An artless business

As corporate ­donations for the arts dry up, many organisations need to exchange a begging bowl for a business plan, writes <b>Pat Schwartz</b>

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