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The album that garnered Kyle Shepherd a South African Music Award nomination, titled South African History !X, is a complex listen. It incorporates not only the history of South African jazz but also avant-garde modern classical, traditional Khoisan sounds and street-smart urban flavours. Hardly mainstream listening, but adventurous ears will be rewarded with an

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Everything about Colombian band Bomba Estereo is hot. Vocalist Liliana Saumet is best described as M.I.A. meets Juliette Lewis meets Die Antwoord’s Yolandi. The rest of the Bogotá-based outfit are equally sizzling. Their music mashes cumbia with dub, Afro-Colombian champeta, Peruvian chicha, dancehall and reggaeton to create an electro-tropicalia sound that promises

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On Sunday 2 June 2013, trips will be free all day for passengers travelling on all MyCiTi routes, to celebrate the second anniversary of this very popular service. This is one of the ways the City hopes to market the service as well as promoting sustianable transport use among its citizens. “The free rides are a way of thanking all of our passengers for taking the

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'Changing Faces: Profiling Portraits in South African Art' is the first of a series of curatorial projects Alastair Whitton has introduced to the Barnard Gallerie's exhibition schedule. Who are we, and what do we in fact look like, are some of the issues that are raised.  And who makes the image and the nature of the artist/sitter relationship is an ever present

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Two events on two continents have inspired South African designers and landscape gardeners to make designs reflecting the diversity of local flora. This week South African newspapers were full of news of the country’s gold medal received at the famous Chelsea Flower Show in London. The medal – the 33rd awarded to South Africa by the Royal Horticultural Society

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Forest in Focus, an event fusing activism and culture, arts and environmentalism is the first of its kind for Greenpop. Greenpop presents Forest In Focus in Cape Town in June 2013 at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town. This integrative three day  media event will screen a selection of winning short films from the United Nations Forum on Forests, Forests for

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From Hugh Exton’s portraits to images of Marikana, a photographic exhibition that remembers the Land Act also pays tribute to socially conscious photography, writes Sean O'Toole. [caption id="attachment_10509" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Omar Badsha (c)[/caption] At face value, Umhlaba 1913-2013, currently on view at the South African National Gallery in

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"Africa! My Africa! is an anthology of some 190 poems, compilation of which began in 1997 simply by choosing poems that touched me", explains Patricia Schonstein. "As the collection grew, similarity in the 'types of fabric' that made up the whole became apparent: Love. Song. Loss. Exile. Journeys. War's folly. Figures in urban and rural landscapes. Wilderness.

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A FREE performance of excerpts from Brett Bailey’s new macbEth, his most radical take on Verdi’s nineteenth century re-interpretation of Shakespeare’s iconic play, takes place on Saturday 1 June at Artscape Theatre. The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) in partnership with Third World Bunfight, will host this presentation of Bailey’s

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"The preserve of those who know their zest from the rest", writes Marilyn Honikman on discovering Clare Yeowell’s award winning marmalades. “Oh dear! Bought marmalade. I call that very feeble!” Maggie Smith’s character, the Countess of Trentham, says in Gosford Park. Like the countess, I am a marmalade snob and have always made my own , so it didn’t

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