The Free State leg of the National Choir Festival hit Bloemfontein on 05 August 2017 and saw 14 choirs in total battle it out for the honour of representing the Free State in the national competitions.
Art lovers of all kinds gathered at the University of the Free State’s Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery on the cool Wednesday evening of 23 August 2017 for the opening ceremony of the Art of Human Rights exhibition, writes Thato Rossouw.
ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle searches for being in the music of John Paka, Sahrieda May and Duduetsang Matong.
Although Thandi Vellem has a decorated CV of violation and trauma in the hands of men, she uses her writing to call for gender reconciliation, writes Teboho Mpholo, ART STATE News Editor.
This past Women’s Day, music lovers were treated to a lunchtime benefit concert hosted by the Free State Youth Orchestra at the historic Tweetoring Dutch Reformed Church, now also the site of the NGO, Towers of Hope.
In this heartfelt recollection, ART STATE Senior Writer Thato Rossouw takes us “Down Literature Avenue”, as he retells his own journey with books, their companionship and everything writers may never read about anywhere else, but here.