Saturday, 12:44:59 AM




Eight New Plays Echoing Our Turbulent Times

Through the reading festival; The Writers Lab in association with DiArtskonageng are offering South African writers an opportunity to be published. The Writers Lab was founded with a range of objectives, one of which is to (re)write our history by invoking the latent talents of young and old writers alike.

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No Borders Exhibtion & The Hugh Masekela Lecture Ahead Of Festival

At 7pm on Friday the 8th of November the Hugh Masekela Annual Lecture will take place at Soweto Theatre. Dr Lindelwa Dalamba speak on the topic of Bra Hugh’s album Colonial Man: A musical critique of Imperial Colonialism. Dalamba teaches music history at the University of the Witwatersrand's School of Arts, Department of Music. She is an historian of South African jazz, focusing on its trajectory in South Africa and in exile (particularly in Britain) during apartheid.

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Phambi Kwendlovu

Eldridge was reported to be a homeless man who worked at times as a hotel clerk, and was employed to mind the creature despite his lack of qualification and experience. Conflicting accounts converge on the central narrative that he was killed during a parade by an enraged Mary, after he prodded her behind the ear with a hook, as she reached down to nibble on a watermelon rind.

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BLF Deregistered: What Now, Blacks?

On numerous occasions some of us have made a call for pan Afrikanist/Black consciousness/Afrocentric movements to unshackle themselves from egocentric politics and what Mwalimu Mphutlane wa Bofelo aptly refers to as 'party nationalism. And that they should find each other and put a sincere effort into developing something that can be referred to as a Black radical agenda.

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The Azanian Five

Since its inception in 1981, the Standard Bank Young Artist Awards (SBYAA) have served as a marker for the artistic work that’s being created, and aspired towards, across the country. This year’s batch of winners prove that the SBYAA still seeks to reward passion, dedication, and a desire to carve out new ways of creating and engaging with art and the world around us.

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iPhupho L’ka Biko - Qamata Festival

We pay homage to the many ancestors and living ones who came before us, those who planted the seed and made it possible for us to dream differently. They assured us that our dreams are valid and worthy of being pursued. They cultivated and natured our gifts so that we too can say, better tomorrows are possible regardless of the horrid past we come from.

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A Letter to All the White Women Whose Panties and Bras I Have Worn

As a good madam would, for years, you gave the women in my family clothes which you no longer wanted; skirts, dresses, pants, shirts, bras, and your panties. It is almost as if you knew that I existed. I say this because, of course you knew that the tiny diamanté string thong, held together by a miniscule butterfly was too small for my aunt, whose full, wide hips bore testament to the many generations she birthed and raised.

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