Theatre great and anti-apartheid activist Winston Ntshona has died

The playwright and actor died at the age of 76 after a long illness, he achieved global recognition for his theatre work and won numerous awards, including a ...

CHRIS THURMAN: Cosmopolitan, progressive city of Gdansk calls out to South African theatre

South African performing and visual artists will be received with great enthusiasm in the Polish city of Gdansk

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Kumalo connects Mzansi with authentic stories

Businesswoman finds winning formula with Our Perfect Wedding and other shows that get Black Twitter buzzing

FRED SCOTT: Beware masterful art forgers who can be found out only by rigorous scientific tests

The South African art market is not exempt from fakes as forgers focus their efforts on successful old masters

Shaping visions inspired by the rich, red soil and soul of Limpopo

Sculptures fuse traditional African symbolism and Christian motifs, writes Lucinda Jolly

CHRIS THURMAN: Exhibit shares great beauty and urgency of Sihlali’s work

Durant Sihlali’s ability to capture variegated surfaces and indicate depth is astonishing

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THEATRE: Laughing at harsh realities helps

Land Acts relates the story of a diseased country, as it keeps the audience laughing and willing to face the music, writes Diane de Beer

Art dealer scores big after storage locker purchase

After purchasing the unseen contents of a New Jersey locker from a deceased estate, gallery owner discovers art potentially worth millions

Apartheid legacy continues in arts and culture’s captured ministry

Revised white paper will trigger important changes for a vital sector, writes Struan Douglas

Grand Bazaar’s din makes way for musical premiere

Istanbul’s trade hub plays host to a festival concert for the first time

CHRIS THURMAN: Madiba benches will bring Robben Island to the people

Erhardt Thiel’s iMadiba Project envisions taking Robben Island to the people

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Pretoria art hub set to profoundly change landscape of city, varsity

Gauteng’s answer to Cape Town’s new museums, writes Diane de Beer

THEATRE: Ameera Patel's writing and acting skills shine in Jungfrau

Mary Watson's Caine Prize-winning short story lent itself perfectly to adaptation for the theatre, Patel tells Kgomotso Moncho-Maripane

Barmy beats of Afro-Balkan ‘beasts’ bring joy to Johannesburg

Wyatt felt his soundtrack from the resulting Taka Takata movie was a great foundation from which to form an inclusive 14-piece orchestra

Our common ancestry makes nonsense of racial divisiveness

Timing of origins of Homo sapiens show could not be more right

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