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Robyn Sassen remembers Frank Jolles as an ?uncompromisingly scrupulous cultural scholar.

A write minded gathering

The M&G LitFest brought together those who have a keen interest in ‘telling the untellable’ and keeping alive South African writing.

The studious observer: Nontobeko Ntombela

Nontobeko Ntombela, curator of contemporary art at the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), laughs about the idea of being considered a guinea pig.

Performers shift perceptions as they step off stage

Choreographers are surprising unsuspecting audiences by taking dance performance into new spaces.

Dipstick of where SA art is at

This diverse collection of essays is a gauge of what's hot and not in the contemporary art scene.

Exhibitor: Sway

Run your eye along a rack of Sway clothing and you will see florals boasting witty discursions and matchsticks dancing with apparent haphazardness.

The foibles that make us all human

Robyn Sassen reviews <i>Bar Flies</i>, now on stage at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

Art of place in your face

The body is a brutalised landscape in a new exhibition of South African and Danish art, writes Robyn Sassen. From home we have Willem Boshoff, Kendell Geers and Karel Nel. From Denmark there are Claus Carstensen, Torben Christensen, Eva Koch and Marco Evaristti. Bloom offers ties to both places.

Gallery springs to life at the Civic

It all began with a perceived need for an art advisory facility in Johannesburg. Humble beginnings matured to realise a gallery called The Premises, 150m2 and 4,5m high, writes Robyn Sassen.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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