Bongo Maffin returns from recording hiatus

The group is again tapping into Kwaito's politically and socially charged effect.

MahraJazz allows Palestinian musical freedom, at least

Musicians perform in MahraJazz - the first Palestinian jazz festival, allowing music to speak for them as they live with political turmoil.

FRED SCOTT: Banksy’s innovation and AI art the surprises of the year

After record performances in 2017, the prices achieved for modern art and Impressionist works point to a market correction in these segments

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Exploring the often silent trauma that endures after apartheid evictions

Academic Siona O’Connell’s Uitgesmyt: Elandskloof and the Quest for Freedom is highly topical amid the expropriation debate

Ambitious exhibition explores how art engages in futurist debate

Unique group exhibition, which is in celebration of Stellenbosch University’s centenary, could be one of the most important projects undertaken by the ...

CHRIS THURMAN: Winding up the year with a coup de grâce

Huguenot descendant Nataniël thumbs a nose at venal politicians

State Security Agency vetting Global Citizen concertgoers

Critics say the money should rather be spent on filling the gaps in the spy agency’s work at the Zondo inquiry

Luke Skywalker’s light sabre to light up ‘Star Wars’ props auction

One of the most iconic weapons in movie history is expected to sell for $200,000, and an original black stormtrooper helmet may fetch even more

Artist overcomes challenge of asking for help in order to help artists overcome challenges

Soft-spoken Banele Khoza often went to bed hungry as a student and is determined to stop that from happening to other students

Gala concert features popular Miagi Youth Orchestra

Miagi Youth Orchestra and German Embassy play host to eclectic performance in Pretoria as they continue celebrations of the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s ...

Shifting human reality with bodies and paint

BodySpectra, now in its 19th year, showcases the body-painting skills of students from CityVarsity

5 podcasts to plug you into this growing global trend

In the US, Australia and Asia, podcasts have seen tremendous growth over the past decade. The appeal has steadily risen, thanks to increased creativity and ...

‘Last Tango in Paris’ director Bernardo Bertolucci dies

The movie world mourns the death of ‘the last emperor of Italian cinema, the lord of all epics and all escapades’

CHRIS THURMAN: Honesty brings to the fore complexities of human behaviour

In the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time a teenage boy who is brilliant at maths but interprets the world in a literal way embarks on a ...


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