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Q&A Sessions: Meet Thembisile Xulu, a doctor, hip-hop fan and mother

Dr Thembisile Xulu, the newly appointed chief executive of the Sanac Trust, tells Nicolene de Wee about a new plan to fight HIV, TB and STIs — and her hip-hop dance moves

Don’t Miss: Our weekly round-up of virtual and in-person events

From the virtual Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival to live theatre back on stage at the Baxter in Cape Town, we’ve got you covered

Dancing out of the maelstrom: Mo Laudi rejigs ‘Afro Bolero’

The South African DJ and producer worked with Philipe Cohen Solal on ‘Afro Bolero’, a pan-African collaboration

The art of the virtual experience

The live magic may be gone, but the National Arts Festival showcases some exhilarating work

Review: ‘Swan Song’, a brutally vulnerable performance

Buhle Ngaba’s ‘Swan Song’, showing online at the virtual National Arts Festival, explores the rawness of heartbreak, and of life

Dancer and queer rights activist Kirvan Fortuin’s final farewell

The slain dancer and choreographer was so much more than an internationally celebrated artist. They were also a proud queer rights activist and a beloved child and friend

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.

Nyamza’s hatchling comes into his own

The choreographer transforms mundane acts such as chores, interacting with her son, self-doubt and receiving love into a 55-minute moving biography

‘Tjovitjo’ speaks to the spiritual alchemy of blackness

Tjovitjo tells local stories that exist outside of It Girl aspirations and African-American imitations

#SliceOfLife: Dancing with Davido

"It’s special for someone like me to come from the Eastern Cape and make it in the big city"

A leap into the unknown with Dance Umbrella

This year’s Dance Umbrella is the most challenging yet, led by the exuberance of youth.

Slice Of Life: ​Of scars, survival and feeling sexy

The liberating effect of burlesque dance and the amazing people who perform it.

A jig for when the chips are down

The former choirmaster and dance teacher would rather invest in his future by buying a radio than by considering giving dance classes.

Queen of the dance hall

African Storm Soundsystem hosted the third annual Dancehall Queen contest where the women on stage gave Beyoncé a run for her money.

Jo’burg’s diggin’ the dancing queens

The third instalment of the wildly popular annual Dancehall Queen contest took place last week.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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