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The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
Sophiatown: After a family is forcibly removed from their home in Sophiatown during the 1950s, their lives are interrupted when a Jewish woman responds to their rental advertisement in Meadowlands. Under the direction of Aubrey Sekhabi, this legacy musical is...
Koleka Putuma's Christian/ queer collision
Koleka Putuma's Christian/ queer collision
In the astounding anthology that is Koleka Putuma’s Collective Amnesia, the poem No Easter Sunday For Queers stands out as the...
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
Simon: Simon Tseko Nkoli was an anti-apartheid student activist and one of the founders of the black gay movement....
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
My Children! My Africa! Set in the last days of apartheid, this Athol Fugard play tells the story of a black teacher, his black...
A call for township theatres
A call for township theatres
In the midst of economic uncertainty, in this year’s budget speech Finance Minister Tito Mboweni allocated the treasury funds towards a new...
1995 play still relevant today
1995 play still relevant today
Have we come a long way since 1994?
In praise of cultural exchange
In praise of cultural exchange
This year marks the 20-year anniversary of the South African liaison office for Pro Helvetia, the Swiss arts council. This anniversary coincides...
Drama rocks Market Theatre
Drama rocks Market Theatre
A three-way spat between the Market Theatre Foundation chief executive, the chairperson of its board and disgruntled workers threatens to plunge...
David Goldblatt has died
David Goldblatt has died
Renowned photographer David Goldblatt has died, the Goodman Gallery confirmed on Monday morning.
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Homecoming by Zanele Muholi: The photographer and visual activist is, for the first time, bringing her solo exhibition to...
Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film
Ngema charts a new course for theatre-to-film
Asinamali brings music and theatre together in “a new vocabulary for South African film”, as writer and director Mbongeni Ngema puts it.
Reimagining the lens of land
Reimagining the lens of land
The question of land is no longer left to politicians. Very recently, “the land” has become the property of the public, at least in terms of...

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