ARTS AND CULTURE

Giant puppet’s 8,000 km journey started in Muizenberg

“Little Amal” will walk on stilts across Europe to highlight the plight of young refugees

By

11 November 2020

Covid-19: “We are starving” says singer Vicky Sampson

About 50 musicians and performers picket outside Parliament demanding relief money

By

16 September 2020

Telling the Covid-19 story with puppets

Ukwanda film teaches children about the pandemic

By

7 August 2020

Land occupations displace initiation schools

“If they build their shacks on these sites, what will happen to their culture?”

By

31 July 2020

Covid-19: Only 488 of over 5,000 artists who applied for relief were paid

Thousands of people in the creative arts don’t expect venues to reopen until 2021

By

29 May 2020

Covid-19: Film makers say relief fund is too small and inaccessible for most

Important to push for local content, says studio boss

By

21 April 2020

Covid-19: “I’ve lost six months of my income” says musician

Government avails relief funds for performers out of pocket due to the lockdown

By

6 April 2020

Triumph for amateur cast at the opera house

Don’t Miss Your Turning Point received a standing ovation on Saturday night at Artscape

By

17 February 2020

“From the streets, to Hanover Park, to Artscape”

There will be one performance only of the play Don’t Miss Your Turning Point at Artscape on Saturday

By

13 February 2020

Barrydale parade highlights climate change

Joyous occasion in beautiful Western Cape town was marked by a serious and frightening theme

By

18 December 2019

Concern over unclean conditions at initiation schools

Forum launches initiation season in Nelson Mandela Bay claiming no deaths since 2016

By

21 November 2019

Initiation school mired in filth

Illegal dumping is compromising Xhosa traditional practice at a school in Govan Mbeki

By

7 November 2019

Art centre pressured to remove painting by murderer

Display of Zwelethu Mthethwa’s work raises debate about freedom of expression versus dignity of family of a murdered sex worker

By

7 October 2019

Artists accuse by-law of stifling cultural life in Cape Town

“Only those with significant financial resources are able to comply fairly easily with the bylaw process”

By

31 July 2019

Township youths build exquisite sculpture

It doesn’t make all the violence stop but it reminds people that there is beauty in the world, says volunteer

By

12 July 2019