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Talitha Cumi

The image of the bull, which entered Zvavahera’s iconography during a residency in India in 2018, appearing in the triptych she produced for the 10th Berlin Biennale, recurs here as an oppressive force, yet one that inspires a necessary striving for transformation. The artist notes, ‘I know there’s going to be a battle in the future when I see a bull in my dreams.

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Music Industry Get Behind Gigi Gang Show

Late last year South African rapper Gigi LaMayne decided to put together her own concert to focus on celebrating her peers who are often exploited by promoters. And so was born the GIGI GANG SHOW. Little did she know how much the South African music industry would get behind her and support her vision.

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Mama Sobukwe Honoured

Mama Sobukwe was a sage who did not become part of the struggle for selfish benefits and personal aggrandizement, but for the genuine cause of freedom of Azania. She outstood the test of time, outshone all her adversaries and outlived many of her contemporaries. For this reason, VUT will always remember and honour the resilient and indomitable “Mother of Azania”, as she was affectionately known.

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When The Wind Blows

The album is set to premiere at the 20th Cape Town International Jazz Festival and several other venues in and around Southern Africa; making this a great platform to showcase new and original material by established practitioners of the jazz idiom.

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STAGETIME

A live and original one man stand-up comedy show like no other, STAGETIME is just like seating with friends and family, sharing your favourite collection of viral video content, with each clip coming with its own memories of characters, and lived experiences.

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