CHRIS THURMAN: Imagining the inner worlds of others

Artists Nelly Guambe and Steven Cohen challenge the viewer to face up to the human condition

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Cynthia Erivo on representation in the film industry

The only black actress nominated for the Oscars this year, Erivo says it’s up to everyone to make sure the room reflects the world we live in

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Five things to watch this weekend

Documentaries, roads down yesteryear, a touch of drag and gangster thrillers: what to stream this weekend.

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As healthy as a couch potato

New research suggests that a trip to the cinema might be the equivalent of a light workout

The top 10 art exhibitions to see in 2020

From performance art in London to a sculpture extravaganza in Paris, these shows will give you a cultural fix

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Five things to watch this weekend

Dracula, a messiah, cats and internet activists on the warpath — here's what you can stream

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Tarantino’s nostalgic comedy takes full bag of Golden Globes

World War 1 drama 1917 was named best drama and took best director, beating presumed front-runners The Irishman and Marriage Story

Defrauded! The reality of Ponzi and pyramid schemes in SA

SPONSORED | Fraudulent schemes ravage SA and are central to local drama series Impilo: The Scam.

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CHRIS THURMAN: ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’ ticks the boxes for all ages

This sub-sub-subgenre production is Broadway-quality stuff in the excellence of its execution

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Tshabalala hopes to redefine what ‘mainstream theatre’ means

Standard Bank Young Artist  took some time off from watching plays and emerged fresh and full of new ideas

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The best movies of 2019

From ‘The Irishman’ to ‘Marriage Story’, it has been a good year for film

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The Kingmaker — up close with Imelda Marcos, spendthrift superdiva

Lauren Greenfield’s documentary about the Philippines’ former First Lady is comic as well as horrific.

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Five things to watch this weekend

Kick off the festivities with an elegiac movie, a boys’ own adventure and a serial killer documentary

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ALEXIA WALKER: A look at the 2019 art market

While some remarkable sales were made in the global market, local art sales took a dip

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CHRIS THURMAN: Reclaim your childlike optimism with joyful ‘Peter Pan on Ice’

Ditch the halls of malls in favour of theatre stages this festive season

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Louvre to mark 100th birthday of art’s man in black

Famous for his black-only paintings, inky artist Pierre Soulages is a national treasure in France

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