ARTS AND CULTURE

Media executive linked to River Club developer

CEO of Cape Town media company has boardroom connections to developer’s interests

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News | 30 November 2021

SA music industry exposed: the money is not going to the artists

One of many grim statistics: of R200 million in royalties collected by SAMPRA in 2020, R41 million went on “administrative costs”

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Feature | 26 November 2021

Catastrophic decline in the South African music industry

Once seen as a vital growth point with huge export potential, our music industry is a tiny shadow of its former self, and Covid is not the main culprit

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Feature | 24 November 2021

Salt River community celebrates shared heritage with the Palestinian cause

New murals a break from “cultural gentrification”

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News | 27 September 2021

How musicians are helping health workers cope with Covid

The Covid-19 pandemic has exhausted health workers. To boost morale, musicians Graham Alexander and Colin September are performing in the hallways of hospitals.

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Video | 13 September 2021

Free art therapy, drama and stories help inner-city children find their way

For 27 years, Lefika la Phodiso has welcomed Johannesburg children from six to 18

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Feature | 6 September 2021

Teaching tomorrow’s ballet stars in Gugulethu

The Move for Two dance school has classes three times a week in a classroom at Bonga Primary school

Text and Photos by Ashraf Hendricks

Photo Essay | 24 August 2021

Millions in Lottery funds spent on one-night “music and arts festival”

NPO was given R4.8 million for the concert

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Feature | 10 August 2021

Artists want Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s head to roll

Theatre and Dance Alliance report says those responsible for the mess made of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Package should be held accountable

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News | 1 July 2021

A roller-coaster year for the arts, says National Arts Festival CEO

Live performances at this year’s festival have been cancelled for the second year

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Brief | 30 June 2021

Circumcision schools say new lockdown does not apply to them

Traditional school leaders say they were not consulted and they will only stop if the president explicitly says they must

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News | 28 June 2021

Refugee uses art to tell stories of xenophobia

Azuri Muhuli has seen and suffered violence

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News | 1 June 2021

The game that keeps young people out of gangs

Kalib Missoe runs an after school dominoes club in Belhar, Cape Town

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Video | 28 May 2021

Covid funds for artists: Public Protector intervenes

“Artists are not seen as employees but as freelancers” says performer

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Brief | 20 May 2021