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2015/07/04 12:34
2015/07/04 12:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIADance groups perform for festival goers on the streets of Grahamstown. the National Arts Festival is a showcase of theatre, dance, music, art, film and cabaret, with a special...
2015/07/04 12:34
2015/07/04 12:34
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2015/07/03 06:31
2015/07/03 06:31
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Speech delivered by the Hon Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, on the occasion of the opening of the 2015 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Programme...
2015/07/03 05:34
2015/07/03 05:34
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... filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is being honoured at the National Arts Festival. This year’s National Arts Festival film curator has named the programme the Magna Carta of film...
2015/07/02 15:33
2015/07/02 15:33
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the National Arts Festival opens in Grahamstown today, and runs until 12 July. Over the 11 days in the small academic town in Eastern Cape, there are nearly 2 500 performances of 630 shows. Questions...
2015/07/02 11:34
2015/07/02 11:34
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... Uys is expected to cause political waves at the festival as will Chester Missing, wholl be making an appearance. This year's satirical event will test the strained relationship with...
2015/07/01 10:35
2015/07/01 10:35
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All roads lead to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown this week. The popular Standard Bank Jazz Festival will feature local acts like Kesivan Naidoo, Concord Nkabinde and Bokani Dyer. There will...
2015/07/01 09:34
2015/07/01 09:34
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The GrahamstoWn National Arts Festival, the largest annual theatre festival on the African continent, starts on Thursday. It provides a platform for all kinds of acts, among them artistic...
2015/06/30 10:35
2015/06/30 10:35
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Tracey AdamsThoko Ntshinga (front, left) in rehearsal with the cast of Born in the RSA which debuts at the National Arts Festival. Thirty years after its first performance, Barney Simon’s Born in the...
2015/06/30 10:35
2015/06/30 10:35
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A unique, collaborative journey about loss, memory and intimacy, The Cenotaph of Dan Wa Moriri, which travels to Grahamstown this week, all started with the death of Tony Miyambo’s father. “He moved...
2015/06/30 07:23
2015/06/30 07:23
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the National Arts Festival, the annual arts celebratory event hosted in the small town of Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, is gearing up for its 41st edition next month. The festival was founded in...
2015/06/30 06:34
2015/06/30 06:34
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SuppliedIain Ewok Robinson in YOBO, which premiers at the Main at the National Arts Festival. With the National Arts Festival set to kick off soon, Valencia Govindasamy takes a look at some...
2015/06/29 06:30
2015/06/29 06:30
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Barney Simon, the co-founder and artistic director of Johannesburg's world- renowned Market Theatre, was one of South Africa's most courageous and innovative playwrights and directors. Twenty years...
2015/06/28 08:15
2015/06/28 08:15
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Bernard Black is to blame, really. Dylan Moran’s performance as the curmudgeonly protagonist in British observational comedy series Black Books was so effective that it has conjured up an indelible...
2015/06/28 07:34
2015/06/28 07:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAPieter Dirk Uys has been around for as long as the festival, but is the National Arts Festival using him to maintain its relevence? Photo: Bhekikhaya Mabaso Grahamstown - Staple...
2015/06/26 05:15
2015/06/26 05:15
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Vuma Levin is destined to be one of South African jazz’s greatest musicians – the 28-year-old guitarist is a purveyor of a liberal kind of jazz whose neglect of genre specifications is the strongest...
2015/06/26 05:04
2015/06/26 05:04
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But every so often we're lucky enough to happen upon a sequel that not only still holds the wonder of the original but surpasses it. Back to the Future 2 is a case in point, and now we have We Didn't...
2015/06/25 07:30
2015/06/25 07:30
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Celebrating Athol Fugard's 83rd birthday and commemorating the 20th anniversary of the death of Barney Simon are two classics of South African theatre - The Island and Woza Albert!, both featuring at...
2015/06/24 17:16
2015/06/24 17:16
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Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola host, Loyiso Gola, is performing staging a one-man show in cities, Pretoria, Cape Town and Grahamstown. The show is titled Loyiso Gola Live and will end off at the...
2015/06/23 13:35
2015/06/23 13:35
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With the National Arts Festival around the corner, heads and hearts are turning to the Eastern Cape cultural fest and the many productions vying for attention. Here are a few options highlighted by...
2015/06/23 12:34
2015/06/23 12:34
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NHLANHLA Mkhwanazi is reprising the one-man show for which he was nominated for a Fleur du Cap, back in 2006. But, this time, A Man and a Dog reflects more than just an interrogation of individual...
2015/07/04 12:34
2015/07/04 12:34
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