Maritzburg’s Luleka Mhlanzi will be performing at Poetry Africa.
MARITZBURG’S Luleka Mhlanzi — a performance poet, actress, creative writer and a youth activist — is among 16 South African and international poets heading to the 23rd Poetry Africa in Durban from October 7 to 12.
Hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), the festival will be taking place at venues and schools around Durban, with the opening night and evening sessions at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on UKZN’s Howard College campus. Continue reading
BEAUTIFUL Creatures, in association with Blu Blood, are staging the award-winning children’s stage production, Beautiful Creatures, at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace from December 8 to 18. Continue reading
DURBAN author, actress and storyteller, Gcina Mhlope, will be entrancing children – and any adults lucky enough to get a ticket – with her show, Bones of Memory, at the Hilton Arts Festival on September 16. Continue reading
The Playhouse Company’s 20th annual South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF) – which is celebrating 60 years since the 1956 Women’s March to Parliament – will take place at the Durban venue from August 11. Continue reading
Painting by Paul Jamin, courtesy of the Voortrekker/Msunduzi Museum
ALLIANCE Française, Pietermaritzburg will be hosting a series of events in the city as part of its French Week celebrations, which run from Monday, May 23 to Sunday, May 29. Continue reading
GCINA Mhlope’s beautiful one-woman show, My Travelling Bag, is being staged at the Rhumbelow Theatre in Cunningham Road, Umbilo, Durban at 2 pm on Sunday, May 15. I was lucky enough to see this show at the 2015 Musho Festival and I urge you to go and see it. Continue reading
Marc Kay and Rowan Bartlett in Rapunzel.
IF you have little ones and are wondering what to do with them in the holidays, then I suggest you head down to the Rhumbelow Theatre in Cunningham Avenue, Umbilo, Durban for the Actors Unemployed Company’s latest offering: Rapunzel.
The show stars Marc Kay, Tessa Tjasink and Rowan Bartlett and is directed by Adam Dore. Continue reading
THE authors headed to Durban of the 19th edition of Time of the Writer have been revealed by the Centre for Creative Arts t the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).
Ten writers from South Africa and Africa will meet for a week of stimulating literary dialogue and exchange of ideas. Audiences can engage with award-winning writers, from a variety of political and social contexts, on the creative and technical processes and perspectives which shape their writing. Continue reading
Do you have a fabulous stage production but no venue to present it in? re you looking for a potential partner to assist with the financial costs of staging a drama, musical or dance production? Then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for! Continue reading
South Africans living in the United Kingdom are encouraged to book tickets to an evening of African storytelling and music in London. The event will take place at 6 pm on September 8 at The Tabernacle, 34 – 35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY (off Portobello Road). Continue reading