Critically acclaimed play grapples with what it means to be a lesbian in the township

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A scene from Chapter 2, Section 9.

Following its successful runs at the National Arts Festival,  Grahamstown and at the Wits 969 Festival the critically acclaimed Ovation Award-winning Chapter 2 Section 9 has been described as “brilliant” and a production that “every South African who cares about the freedoms enshrined in Chapter 2, Section 9, should see.” (Mike Loewe, The Critter).

With two more runs scheduled at the Pop Arts Centre in Maboneng, Johannesburg on August 11, 12, 13 and 14, and as part of Vavasati, International Women’s Festival on August 17, 18 and 19 at the Arena, State Theatre in Pretoria, audiences will have the opportunity to catch one of these performances. Continue reading

Drama and doccies on BBC channels in SA

New to BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) in South Africa is the documentary series, Flying to the Ends of the Earth, which airs from 7.30 pm on Tuesday, July 19.

In the show, Arthur Williams flies to some of the most remote and spectacular parts of the world to find out how people thrive in areas that can only be reached by aeroplane. Continue reading