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'Great Expectations' exhibit reflects SA's hopes ahead of 2024 elections

Eye Witness News 02 Oct 2023
The exhibition has been curated with a selection of artworks from Art Bank of South Africa Contemporary Art Collection featuring works by various artists at the University of Pretoria's Javett Art Centre ... Mefane and Palesa Motsomi at the University of Pretoria's Javett Art Centre.

A Quartet’s Visions of an Inner World 

This Day 13 Aug 2023
Exploring dark hues, Langa brought nightlife to the gallery with the pieces “A Day for A Glass of Wine” and “There’s so Many Ways to Fall in Love Again.” The graduate of art and design at Tshwane North College in Pretoria captures the essence of introspection and outward ...

Ramaphosa condemns violence in Cape Town, calls for rule of law

Independent online (SA) 09 Aug 2023
President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the violence that has been sparked by the taxi strike in Cape Town ... This year government was supposed to commemorate Women’s Day in Khayelitsha, but the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture announced that the event was moving to Pretoria because of security concerns ... Politics .

Street Fighter 6 Redbull Kumite South Africa – High Road to Hadouken

Metro UK 05 Jul 2023
The event, held in the University of Pretoria’s graduation hall was equipped with a state-of-the-art MMA cage and brought together the world’s best Street Fighter players who demonstrated their mastery of the game with some surprising and controversial character combos.

Banyana Banyana pick core of Wafcon side for Fifa World Cup showpiece

Independent online (SA) 24 Jun 2023
The names of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana squad were announced at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential guesthouse in Pretoria where the Minister of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Zizi Kodwa, was in attendance.

Why popular culture is fascinated by Shaka and the Zulu nation

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Jun 2023
... that is reminiscent of what is today considered operational art.” ... Dr Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren is a senior lecturer and research chair of the film programme, Department of Visual Communication, Faculty of Arts and Design, at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria.

This is why Japanese students are paying over R1 000 for smiling lessons

Independent online (SA) 13 Jun 2023
Pretoria – Students in a Tokyo art school are on a mission of repairing their smiles and are paying 7 700 yen (R1 023,08) to attend smiling classes in an effort to learn a facial expression that was hidden by masks during the pandemic ... More people including business people, are lining up for her services to get the perfect grin ... IOL .

Meet the band behind ‘We Will Rock You’

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2023
When the lights go down and the curtain raises, the highly talented We Will Rock You band strikes its first chord ... The Cape Town season must end on 4 June ... Composer, musical director and accompanist, Dawid Boverhoff is a graduate of Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School, Pro Arte Alphen in Pretoria, and the Conservatory of Utrecht, The Netherlands (B Mus) ... .

A Mother’s Day feast

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2023
(today) The market offers fresh produce, arts and craft, clothing and jewellery, artisanal food and live entertainment ... The Centre for Creative Arts at UKZN is proud to present ... SCENORAMA has travelled to KZNSA Gallery from the Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria ... Durban Art Gallery.

Pitika Ntuli’s’ latest exhibition ‘Azibuyele Emasisweni’ celebrates African heritage

Independent online (SA) 07 May 2023
Ntuli’s solo exhibition is currently showing at the Durban Art Gallery until January 2024 ... He had his first exhibition in South Africa at Museum Africa, Johannesburg in 2010, followed by exhibitions in the Durban Art Gallery and the UNISA Gallery, Pretoria in 2011 ... Check out “Azibuyele Emasisweni” at the Durban Art Gallery.

Artists, scientists come together to explore, advocate for natural world

Missoulian 04 May 2023
The collective, called The Emergency, is presenting its first show, “Bringing Notice to the Anthropocene” in Gallery 709 at Montana Art and Framing ... When Six saw a successful sci-art collective project through the University of Pretoria in South Africa, she got the idea to do something similar at UM.

Through the matriarchal gaze

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Feb 2023
It’s also the story that birthed the visual storytelling of 31-year-old Durban-born Nokukhanya Charity Vilakazi, a multimedia artist and visual orator whose work has featured on (in)sight, an all-women exhibition held by the Through the Lens Collective and Joburg Fringe; the Pretoria Art Museum and 2022’s Turbine Art Fair in Johannesburg.

Still our heroine: Limpopo salutes Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri on Miss Universe top 16 finish

Independent online (SA) 16 Jan 2023
Pretoria - The Limpopo department of sport, arts and culture has congratulated reigning Miss South Africa Ndavi Nokeri for flying South Africa’s flag high with an outstanding showing at the 71st Miss Universe pageant held in New Orleans, United States.

LA-based Justin-Lee Schultz to return to home soil for music tour

Independent online (SA) 26 Oct 2022
The father and son will be the first to arrive in their home city of Johannesburg, in preparation for “The Swing With The King” benefit concert on October 29, which is in aid of the Tshwane School Of Music (TSOM), a non-profit organisation based in the township of Eersterust, Pretoria ... 29 Oct – The Swing With The King benefit concert in Pretoria.

‘We Can Arts Festival’ shines a spotlight on artists with disabilities

Independent online (SA) 21 Oct 2022
Durban residents can gather at the Playhouse this Saturday, October 22 for the “We Can Arts Festival... A post shared by WE CAN ARTS FESTIVAL (@wecanartsfestival) ... The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, (DSAC) in Pretoria will host one of its healthy lifestyle flagship programmes #National Big Walk under the theme #IChoose2BActive.

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