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.
Beginning of year loaded with worries, anxiety and ambition for anyone in a relationship, whether married, single, looking or complicated. A little sprinkle and spread of love and light. Is exactly what is needed to lighten, soothe and promote healthy relations… love poetry portion seeks to celebrate the gift of love amongst friends, romantic relationship and in families. ..read more
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 Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (PACOFS) will kick off its 2018 season by kicking down the walls of secrecy engulfing domestic abuse with a presentation of the harrowing drama This Is For Keeps.
The Missing Word is a short story by Ace Moloi published by Art Fusion Literature. The foreword thereto by Mpho Matsitle is republished here.