Grahamstown

 
Sizzling shows, tepid turnout
Sizzling shows, tepid turnout
There is less of a vibe,” was a phrase heard so much it may as well have been the National Arts Festival’s tagline. Punters and performers...
On political memory, hidden histories, and living remains
On political memory, hidden histories, and living remains
In the one-hander Black, Ameera Patel squeezes centuries of history into what feels like an epic condensed into about an hour of stage time. Adapted...
Disruption all around us and we still haven’t learnt
Disruption all around us and we still haven’t learnt
Although the National Arts Festival is too gargantuan a terrain for a lone explorer to wrap his feet around, interpretations of this year’s theme...
The not-to-be-missed performances and exhibitions at this year’s National Arts Festival
The not-to-be-missed performances and exhibitions at this year’s National Arts Festival
Every year, the best in South African arts and culture ...
Menstruation conversation moved forward by community theatre and sewing in the Eastern Cape
Menstruation conversation moved forward by community theatre and sewing in the Eastern Cape
Girls around the world, and particularly in developing countries, dread menstruating. They can’t get proper sanitary wear and, even if they...
Athi-Patra Ruga's latest art shows 'Azania' without a purpose
Athi-Patra Ruga's latest art shows 'Azania' without a purpose
It is a Saturday, July 4, at the National Arts Festival. The infamous wintry cold of Grahamstown is conceding to the lukewarm sunshine. We are on...
The feast behind the arts festival
The feast behind the arts festival
These days, one hardly ever sees a substantial profile of a local theatre actor, director or playwright in print. Instead, chefs are the new...
Six great music and theatre venues in Cape Town
Six great music and theatre venues in Cape Town
It may be the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown until this weekend, but Cape Town’s music and theatre scene is marching to the beat of its...
Dylan Moran: Poking the modern malaise
Dylan Moran: Poking the modern malaise
Bernard Black is to blame, really. Dylan Moran's performance as the curmudgeonly protagonist in British observational comedy series Black...
Buddies lick wounds after property war
Buddies lick wounds after property war
A Grahamstown developer has received the green light to build a Superspar, a Mugg & Bean and other shops, ending an eight-year battle between two...
Khaya Dlanga: Change town names that celebrate our oppressors
Khaya Dlanga: Change town names that celebrate our oppressors
It’s hard not to look around and think that it is black people who are apologising for the end of apartheid.
Grahamstown festival and the 'honey pot' jazz incubator
Grahamstown festival and the 'honey pot' jazz incubator
It's not every day that Maria Schneider, the multiple Grammy Award-winning composer from New York, rehearses her orchestra in a tiny classroom. On...

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