Ace Moloi was at the prestigious Liberty Radio Awards and decided to be generous with his notes.
For the first time this year, the lights were on at the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State, but – reports ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle – that is where the good news end.
Tshiamo Malatji’s poetry chapbook, Happi-, is a conceptually competent conversation with death, writes ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle.
Matwetwe is an all round sensory pleasure. You just sit there with a stubborn smile on the face the entire time, almost as if you have imbibed in the product at the centre of the film, writes ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle.
Verve K’s EP is for everyone who still has faith in music as art and not just noise, writes Ace Moloi.
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.
The Pan-African Creative Exchange (PACE) opened the week-long Free State Arts Festival with a bang, ART STATE publisher Mpho Matsitle reports.
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.
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.
Thandeka Diphoko is of the view that with his debut EP, Ohmz is asserting himself as the real kgosi.