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?
The Pan-African Creative Exchange (PACE) opened the week-long Free State Arts Festival with a bang, ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle reports.
For this instalment of State of Mangaung Arts, ART STATE publisher opts for a thought experiment rather than a reflection.
Bloemfontein’s hopeless romantics were fed a love potion of poetry and soul music, reports Mpho Matsitle.
At the core of it, Inxeba is a beautiful albeit tragic story of unrequited – or more accurately, unrequittable love, writes ART STATE Publisher Mpho Matsitle.
Mpho Matsitle makes notes about Love, Crime and Johannesburg’s music director, Andile Qongqo.
Ba Re E Ne Re Literature Festival was a festival of stimulating ideas around literature, writes ART STATE Publisher Mpho Matsitle.
On a cool Thursday evening Bloemfontein Comedy Club hosted CamCom for his one man stand-up show Not A Vloek at the lovely restaurant 59 Plenty.
ART STATE Publisher Mpho Matsitle calls out breakers of promises in the Mangaung art scene.
The Missing Word is a short story by Ace Moloi published by Art Fusion Literature. The foreword thereto by Mpho Matsitle is republished here.