Godfrey Johnson in Johnson Unzipped at the Rhumbelow

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The multiple award-winning, Godfrey Johnson, will enchant you with a variety of colourful characters including the very “concerned”citizen Nugent and the hyper neurotic new age wonder woman, Juniper Jade, in his show, Johnson Unzipped, at the Rhumbelow Theatre, 42 Cunningham Road, Umbilo, Durban from July 1 to 3. Continue reading

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World premiere of Nobody’s Died Laughing – A Journey with Pieter-Dirk Uys at Durban International Film Festival

Pieter-Dirk Uys photo by Robert A. Hamblin

Pieter-Dirk Uys. Photo: Robert A Hamblin

Nobody’s Died Laughing, a theatrical-action-documentary that celebrates the life and work of performing artist and activist Pieter-Dirk Uys, will have its world premiere at the 37th Durban International Film Festival on Sunday, June 19 at 6pm at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. Continue reading

Celebrating District Six at the Fugard

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On February 11, 1966 District Six was declared a white group area. Over 60,000 people were relocated. A way of life was destroyed. Fifty years have passed and today hardly anything remains of what was once a thriving, densely populated, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community.

The Fugard Theatre, located in District Six, is currently paying homage to what was once District Six – the place and its people – until May 22 in the show District  Six – Kanala. Continue reading