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Comedian brings his familiar characters to Joburg

Gino Fabbri uses six characters to poke fun at our multicultural, multilingual society in his show, which includes stand up, music

Turbine fair cranks up art exposure

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Lack of pretension, community-centred objectives and the professionalism are the hallmarks of this exceptional exhibition-art fair, writes Sue Blaine

Prince pulls his music from most online streaming services

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Pop icon Prince opens new chapter in fraught relationship with internet as he suddenly pulls his music from most streaming services

Musical about Marikana shines the spotlight on sociopolitical theatre

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Although writer-director Aubrey Sekhabi avoids commenting on political aspects of killings and their aftermath, he says he hopes musical will contribute to a healing process

ON THE STAGE: Satirists centre stage at festival

Tara Notcutt Picture: NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

This year’s National Arts Festival has chosen the art (and artfulness) of satire as this year’s featured ‘artist’ in response to the roiling sociopolitical climate

Opinion

HALF ART: Tender terrain in ties that bind

The image thus conjured is of troops of libidinous proto-hippies living in foraging communities where everyone slept with everyone


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