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SOWETO ART AND CRAFT FAIR

Go Barefoot & InganeKwane @ Soweto Theatre. This June 4th at the world Class Soweto Theatre, we usher in Youth Month with a roaring edition, of the award winning SOWETO ART & CRAFT FAIR. Formed 4 years ago by a team of young enterprising twenty somethings, the fair has blossomed into a staple event which brings together a varying crowd; …

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SAMA 22

#SAMA22 to be a night of the stars as SA’s big names come out to play! Television viewers and those lucky enough to be in Durban for the live event can prepare themselves to be dazzled by a constellation of South Africa’s leading music and showbiz celebrities at the 22nd Annual South African Music Awards this Saturday, 4 June 2016. …

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NADINE JOSEPH

Defining dance production debunks. Female identity and the way it’s generally represented and objectified, often through subtle if not direct sexualised subjugation, will be highlighted by a thought-provoking dance production, Looking/Seeing/Being/Disappearing… at this year’s National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown. Choreographed by Rhodes University alumnus, Nadine Joseph, the visceral exploration of what it means to be a woman in a …

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SACO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

SACO Scholarship Programme offers new opportunities. The South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) is committed to developing talented young researchers interested in pursuing a post-graduate degree related to arts, culture, research or statistics in an effort to grow the sector’s research base in alignment with the SACO Research Agenda. “Research is the cornerstone of the work we do at the Cultural …

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AFRIDOCS THIS JUNE

This June, celebrate the human spirit with AfriDocs, the only documentary broadcast stream across sub-Saharan Africa. This month AfriDocs screens a diversity of of triumphant human stories including For Kibera, the story of the life of a Kenyan slum-dweller turned to radio personality, journalist and self-made cameraman: Boy Dallas of Kibera, Ladies Turn, the story of women football players in …

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MERVYN AFRICA TRIO

Mervyn Africa Trio & Guest – Live at The Orbit! Mervyn Africa has not played in Jozi for almost 40 years! This Legend is back home from living in London and playing in 89 countries worldwide. He will be giving Jozi Jazz lovers a feast for their ears in honoring South African Legends that have passed on and playing some …

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SHREK THE MUSICAL

A Shrektacular show ideal for the winter holidays. Make room for ogre-sized family fun as the greatest fairy-tale never told comes to life in the Broadway and West End hit Shrek The Musical which heads to Johannesburg for a limited season at The Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City from 24 June to 17 July 2016. From the producers of Little …

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BELINDA LEONTSINIS

Johannesburg illustrator turned ceramicist Belinda Leontsinis has been selected as the June guest artist in the Potter of the Month exhibition series at the Association of Arts in Pretoria. The exhibition opens on Sunday 5 June. The Potter of the Month is a new initiative coinciding with the monthly Pretoria Art Meander, when the Association’s gallery is open on the …

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4X4 TRAVEL GUIDE: EASTERN AFRICA

An invaluable guide for 4×4 explorers to these less-travelled – but hugely rewarding – parts of our continent. By Maureen Day. This comprehensive planning guide to 4×4 travel through eastern Africa (Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia) is based on first-hand travel experience. Introductory chapters give detailed general information and guidance on itineraries, what to take, potential costs, fuel availability, …

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STANDARD BANK JAZZ FESTIVAL

Some of the world’s most interesting jazz innovators from 12 different countries will be on the bill at this year’s Standard Bank Jazz Festival, which runs in Grahamstown as part of the National Arts Festival from 30 June to 9 July 2016. Over the next few weeks, we’ll send you features on the jazz stars in our line up. Excited? …