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What to expect from the 2021 hybrid Kucheza Afrika Festival

The 2021 Programme of Kucheza Afrika Festival will take place online and at the South African State Theatre (SAST) from 1 to 11 April. This year's programme boasts the dance fraternity's renowned dancers such as Vincent Mantsoe, Lulu Mlangeni, Bailey Snyman, Nicola Haskins, Ignatius van Heerden, Fana Tshabalala, Thulani Chauke, Mdu Nhlapo and more.

15 Feb 2021

Computicket founder Percival Tucker dies from Covid-19- related complications

The founder of Computicket, Percival 'Percy' Tucker, has died from Covid-19-related complications at the age of 92...

3 Feb 2021

Ster-Kinekor enters business rescue while cinemas remain open

The board of directors of Ster-Kinekor Theatres Proprietary Limited announced that the company has commenced voluntary business rescue proceedings as with effect from 27 January 2021 in terms of the Companies Act. Business Rescue aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of a company.

1 Feb 2021

National Arts Festival opens call for 2021 Festival Fringe

The National Arts Festival has opened the call for artists who wish to participate in the 2021 National Arts Festival Fringe. The National Arts Festival is planning for a hybrid edition in July 2021 with a digital (online) festival and live elements as allowed within the prevailing Covid-19 restrictions...

27 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Scaffold aims to promote queer creators and culture in South Africa

With over ten years of experience in the media industry producing successful television shows, directing award-winning theatre productions and creating editorial content, Gary Hartley has created Scaffold, a platform for queer creators and culture...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 7 prospects and necessary shifts for the arts

All disciplines in the arts are undergoing big transformations. We can anticipate continued shifts into new directions this year. They may not feel resolved or final, but they will be necessary shifts at this point, to rebuild a new landscape for the arts and audiences alike. Here are some of the trends that are likely to lead in 2021...

By Rucera Seethal 6 Jan 2021

KKNK postpones 2021 festival in light of Covid-19

The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) has postponed its 2021 outing as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on...

4 Jan 2021

Facebook launches online city guide for Johannesburg

Facebook has launched its "JoziPlug Community Guide", making Johannesburg the first city in Africa to join the global community guides initiative...

By Wiehahn Diederichs 29 Dec 2020

All the winners of the South African Comedy Awards

The 2020 edition of the South African Comedy Awards (SACA) saw various comedy stars being honoured and awarded at the Soweto Theatre in Johannesburg on the 12 December 2020...

14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Artscape reveals free online lineup for Dec/Jan

The Artscape will be showcasing music, theatre and dance entertainment by various community artists from across the Western Cape Town on its YouTube channel from 13 December 2020 to 3 January 2021...

10 Dec 2020

Baxter Theatre suspends all festive season performances as WC sees spike in Covid-19 cases

The Baxter Theatre in Cape Town has decided to suspend all of its upcoming performances from 19 December to 31 January 2021 in light of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in the Western Cape...

8 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: Motheo Matsau, Ster-Kinekor Theatres' acting CEO

Motheo Matsau, who was appointed as deputy CEO in September 2019 recently took over the reigns from Ryan Williams, who had been CEO since January 2018...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Dec 2020

CT City Ballet, Philharmonic Orchestra return to Artscape stage for 3 shows only

In collaboration with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO), the Cape Town City Ballet (CTCB) is set to return to the Artscape stage for three shows only from 10 to 12 December 2020...

1 Dec 2020

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