ARTS AND CULTURE

Cape Town township gets a pop-up cinema

25-year-old Buhle Sithela is bringing movies to children in Harare, Khayelitsha

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29 April 2021

National Arts Festival may go live again

Makhanda residents hoping for a better year

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13 April 2021

Robben Island is showing signs of decay

The precious heritage site and its rich history are being poorly served

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12 April 2021

Refugee musician gives Johannesburg children the opportunity he didn’t have

Pianist Amisi Mubale teaches children at Lorentzville safe space

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8 April 2021

Unions join artists in protest over Covid-19 relief funding

Protesters want to know why more than R200 million has still not been allocated

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31 March 2021

Cape artists protest against lack of government support

The National Arts Council says R68.4 million has been paid to 512 beneficiaries as part of Covid-19 relief

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29 March 2021

From sounds to hounds: How an opera singer started a dog-washing business in Khayelitsha

Masakhane Sotayisi doesn’t just clean your dog: he moisturises it too!

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23 March 2021

Struggling actors feel abandoned by government

Theatre industry devastated by pandemic, but the show must go on, they say

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2 March 2021

City of Cape Town ends mobile library service after 60 years

Elderly and disabled clients advised to use community libraries

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29 January 2021

Puppets bring together a town divided by apartheid

“Reboot Eden” celebrates ten years of puppetry in Barrydale

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15 December 2020

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

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11 November 2020

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

About 50 musicians and performers picket outside Parliament demanding relief money

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16 September 2020

Telling the Covid-19 story with puppets

Ukwanda film teaches children about the pandemic

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7 August 2020

Land occupations displace initiation schools

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

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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

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29 May 2020