Lira will headline Robin Thicke LIVE

Lira will headline Robin Thicke LIVE

Event organizers today confirmed the local lineup for the exclusive Robin Thicke LIVE concert taking place next month. SA’s own platinum selling songstress LIRA alongside Kaya FM’s DJ extraordinaire Kenzhero will share the stage with the multiple award winning R&B superstar Robin Thicke at the Birchwood Hotel on Sunday the 2nd of July. East Rand’s own Lerato ‘LIRA’ Molapo, recipient […]

The Marimba and Steelpan Festival is upon us

The Marimba and Steelpan Festival is upon us

 It’s that time of the year again; the International Marimba and Steelpan Festival is upon us. This event is curated by Education Africa in partnership with the St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls in Boksburg. This event takes place over a 2 day period, the 29^th and 30^th of July. This is a great family […]

2017 Simon Sabela Award nominees announced

2017 Simon Sabela Award nominees announced

The Kwazulu Natal Film Commission last night announced the nominees for the 2017 instalment of the Simon ‘Mabhunu’ Sabela Film and Television Awards. The event, attended by the ‘who’s who’ of the film and television industries, stakeholders including government officials and media was held at a special dinner at Musgrave Exhibition Centre in Durban. Simon […]

South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) Hits the Big Screen in France

South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) Hits the Big Screen in France

Following its successful world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and its European premiere as the opening film on the Panorama programme at the 67th Berlinale in Germany, South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) released theatrically in France yesterday (April 19). A film about the clash between tradition and modernity, ‘Inxeba’ is the first feature […]

AH PRAYZAH TO ROCK THE STAGE AT BASSLINE AFRICA DAY CONCERT 2017

AH PRAYZAH TO ROCK THE STAGE AT BASSLINE AFRICA DAY CONCERT 2017

ZIMBABWEAN SUPERSTAR JAH PRAYZAH TO ROCK THE STAGE AT BASSLINE AFRICA DAY CONCERT 2017 ALONGSIDE SOME OF AFRICA’S TOP ARTISTS. We are delighted to announce the annual flagship event from Bassline Live – BASSLINE AFRICA DAY CONCERT 2017 will be boasting Zimbabwean pop sensation Jah Prayzah live in stage amongst African musical royalty such as Thandiswa Mazwai […]

RAY PHIRI, FRESHLYGROUND, NONKU PHIRI & BATUK TO PERFORM AT MAPUTO’S AZGO FESTIVAL 20 MAY

RAY PHIRI, FRESHLYGROUND, NONKU PHIRI & BATUK TO PERFORM AT MAPUTO’S AZGO FESTIVAL 20 MAY

Azgo announces a massive line-up for the 7th edition to be held in Maputo on the 20th of May. Azgo Festival is Mozambique’s finest international arts festival; bringing together a diverse and quality program of music, dance, arts and fashion to the city of Maputo. Azgo is a contemporary celebration of arts and culture, with a strong focus on […]

AFROPUNK LAUNCHES IN JOHANNESBURG

AFROPUNK LAUNCHES IN JOHANNESBURG

The AFROPUNK Festival is a musical institution, defining culture in the music world for over 14 years, a triumph of multiculturalism and diversity for people of all races, genders, colours, creeds and tastes. NEW YORK, ATLANTA, LONDON and PARIS are all home to global AFROPUNK events, and now you can add  JOHANNESBURG to that list […]

Zakes Mda’s Cion inspires Gregory Maqoma’s new work

Zakes Mda’s Cion inspires Gregory Maqoma’s new work

Multi-award winning and internationally celebrated choreographer Gregory Maqoma will premiere Cion, a masterpiece to celebrate Africa Month at the Market Theatre this May. Maqoma will bring author Zakes Mda’s mourner, Toloki, to life on stage in Cion. Mda attained global renown with Ways of Dying (1995), his seminal first novel that featured the unforgettable character […]