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Vrystaat Literature Festival Examines What It Means To Be Human

The Vrystaat Arts Festival, in cooperation with the University of the Free State, presents the fourth Vrystaat Literature Festival from 1-6 July. Comprising more than 70 events, involving a wide variety of themes and topics, there truly will be something for every taste. During this year’s festival, local, national, and international guests will participate in talks, panel discussions, ..read more

A Year of Jazzing on the Lawn

On Human Rights Day, 2018, an ambitious event launched at the Windmill Casino lawns. Clouds heavily pregnant with rain threatened the inaugural event, but organisers were quick to allay any fears of a cancellation. The show would go on, contingencies were in place. Local musicians Levante Music, Naledi & Friends, and The Andile Q Trio, with Motheo FM’s ..read more

Editor’s Note
State Of Mangaung Arts
The Armchair Critic
REVIEW
Rallying Against Reality Art

iToyiToyi is a brilliant attempt to bring three artforms – Music, Poetry and Dance – into confrontation about their respective roles in the liberation struggle, and a tantalizing invitation to ponder on these and other ‘black expressions of pain and struggle’. It is however done a major disservice by its fetish to ground grand ideas into readily consumable ..read more

Notes on the Liberty Radio Awards

Ace Moloi was at the prestigious Liberty Radio Awards and decided to be generous with his notes.

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The Television Classroom: A Black Friday For Bloemfontein Talent

While South Africans were recovering from wrestling each other for the cheapest TV on Black Friday, Bloemfontein artists gathered in their numbers for a priceless Black Friday deal in the form of a free television masterclass, writes Ace Moloi.

BA RE E NE E LE LIT!

Ba Re E Ne Re Literature Festival was a festival of stimulating ideas around literature, writes ART STATE Publisher Mpho Matsitle.

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