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Achievements of Peter Magubane and David Goldblatt show our different stories belong together

On Common Ground, an exhibition at the Apartheid Museum, goes beyond the obvious and beyond apartheid

Five things to watch this weekend

Sample this selection of intrigue and weed-dealing comedy mixed up with nuclear disaster and gangster origin stories

CHRIS THURMAN: Pause long enough ... for Gabrielle Goliath to deliver liberation

The 2019 National Arts Festival features Gabrielle Goliath, who amplifies the voices of a group of rape survivors in a fascinating installation

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Behind the stand-up comedians at the National Arts Festival

The men and women who make us roar with laughter themselves have to muster a lot of courage, writes Anton Krueger

Five things to watch this weekend

Drama, dystopian fiction, intrigue and mystery: your weekend binge watching is sorted

So much deliciousness: an overview of the 2019 National Arts Festival

The National Arts Festival of 2019 has more than 500 productions on the programme, including workshops, artist walkabouts, live art, music theatre, street ...

CHRIS THURMAN: The art of confrontation, antidote to hypocrisy

Edoardo Villa, not generally a political artist, pointed to June 16 with his 1978 steel sculpture. Was he just being politically correct or standing up when he ...

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Five things to watch this weekend

Get engrossed in secrets, lies, blackmail, murder and even teenage mischief to spice up your weekend

Van Gogh’s ‘murder’ still missing a smoking gun

The weapon that killed the troubled artist has sold for more than R2.5m

CHRIS THURMAN: ‘Swan Song’ is a small show with a big heart

Buhle Ngaba’s career trajectory first intersected with that of theatre great John Kani when she was cast in his play ‘Missing’

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Gun ‘Van Gogh killed himself with’ to go under hammer

'Most famous weapon in the history of art' expected to fetch up to €60,000

Rethinking the life and legacy of Emily Hobhouse

War Without Glamour, at the Free State Arts Festival on 1 July, gives prominence to the politics of Emily Hobhouse’s peace activism, write Helen Dampier, ...

Madonna’s rants about ageism betray fear of the age of irrelevance

Multiple grammy awards winner stills hogs the limelight, but younger artists are claiming their space

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CHRIS THURMAN: Winds of name change blowing through the National Arts Festival

If Makhanda and its institutions of arts and education are to survive, then its citizens must adapt

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Scorsese and Dylan show old men can teach new tricks

The director and musical legend pair up after 14 years for a new take on the 20th century’s most elusive and mythological pop-culture figure

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