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On 12 July 2018 White Star Liner – a speculative story of land expropriation without compensation told in poetry and limerick – debuted at the Free State Art Festival. ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle reminisces on the evening in visuals.
Danduza Production, Arts Amuse in partnership with the Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation and other stakeholders, would like to announce an exciting Mangaung Music Business Conference and Music Industry Dialogue that will be held at Bloemfontein Civic Theatre from Tuesday 17 April – Friday 20 April. We hereby like to take this opportunity to invite all ..read more
Among the many things I do for a living, I write. I’ve been writing professionally for over five years now, and my writings – like this text – have always been in English.
State Of Mangaung Arts
After seeing three well marketed shows that were concomitantly well attended, ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle looks into the state of marketing the arts in the city.
For three nights running, the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State hosted a double bill of productions from North West and Gauteng, and the theatre starved patrons of Bloemfontein came out in their numbers to welcome the visitors. ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle was at closing night and made notes.
ART STATE Editor Ace Moloi writes about The Curse of Teko Modise, a book about the life of Teko Modise, written by Nikolaos Kirkinis and published by Jacana Media.
White Star Liner, a speculative story delivered in an eclectic mix of poetry styles, is set for debut at the Free State Arts Festival on 12 July 2018.
News just in Months of pain and grinds Hard dull work Have filled the countries minds To answer one simple question Shall we expropriate the farms and mines The banks, the trains The energy, railway lines?
Fana Mini’s rise to stardom is a story of perseverance, sacrifice and humility, writes Ace Moloi.
ART STATE Hip Hop Correspondent Thandeka Diphoko was invited to the launch of Thembile Thembile’s The UltraSound EP. After giving it a thorough listen, and a young chat with the MC, she tells us all about it.