Woodstock

 
M.I.A tackles gentrification amid Woodstock concert controversy
M.I.A tackles gentrification amid Woodstock concert controversy
In a room full of youngsters, some still wearing their school uniform, British-Sri Lankan musician and activist M.I.A. was asked a bold question by...
Zille, return the land, protesters say
Zille, return the land, protesters say
Nomthandazo Nokubeke (45) once lived in a small room with Cape Town’s famed Lion’s Head mountain towering behind. Her home was in a Sea Point...
I’m not a pilchard, I won’t live in a tin’
I’m not a pilchard, I won’t live in a tin’
Residents facing eviction from their Woodstock homes “have no right or entitlement” to be accommodated at a location of their choice, says the...
Spaces are not neutral to the art they show
Spaces are not neutral to the art they show
“This ground is not neutral. This is what I am saying. None of this is neutral.’’ — Dorothee Kreutzfeldt on Extensions to...
Developer behind Bromwell Street evictions believes he is creating opportunities
Developer behind Bromwell Street evictions believes he is creating opportunities
The managing director of the property development company that owns cottages in Bromwell Street, says the new flats he plans to build will...
​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA's street food festival
​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA's street food festival
It was in 2014 when Hlumela Matika, co-founder of Third Culture Experiment, which was then only a few weeks old, suggested that we head to a new...
Cape Town, use prime municipal land in the heart of the city to house the poor
Cape Town, use prime municipal land in the heart of the city to house the poor
DEVELOPMENTThe City of Cape Town is about to dispose of a prime piece of inner-city land. Known as Site B and located on Lower Long Street...
Evictions in Woodstock and the resistance against apartheid spatial planning
Evictions in Woodstock and the resistance against apartheid spatial planning
At least 23 families could be evicted from their homes in Woodstock near the Cape Town inner city. They have been told to leave by September 9, but...
Open letter to Woodstock: Please think twice about evicting 23  families
Open letter to Woodstock: Please think twice about evicting 23 families
Dear Misters Van Embden, Shapiro, Winkler and Zekry
Woodstock residents protesting imminent evictions occupy The Old Biscuit Mill
Woodstock residents protesting imminent evictions occupy The Old Biscuit Mill
Bromwell Street tenants supported by activist group Reclaim the City marched through Woodstock, Cape Town on Saturday morning to oppose their...
Little peace or love in SA's Woodstock facing evictions
Little peace or love in SA's Woodstock facing evictions
A 75-year-old woman who has spent her entire life in rapidly gentrifying Woodstock in Cape Town is facing eviction from a new landlord she’s...
Grunge gives way to design in Woodstock
Grunge gives way to design in Woodstock
Finding parking in Woodstock has become almost impossible and an increase in crime has been reported as a wave of creative types floods the area....

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