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#WomensMonth: Tendaiishe Chitima shares her passion for the creative arts
#WomensMonth: Tendaiishe Chitima shares her passion for the creative arts

Popularly known as Anesu on Netflix's Zimbabwean Cook Off film, Tendaiishe Chitima is a multitalented star who looks to take the world by storm...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 4 Aug 2021

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa
David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Manuela Dias de Deus of One-eyed Jack
#BehindtheMask: Manuela Dias de Deus of One-eyed Jack

This week I chat to Manuela Dias de Deus, founding member and co-director of entertainment marketing and lifestyle agency, One-eyed Jack...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 31 Mar 2021

4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19
4 easy ways to help your friendly neighbourhood musician survive Covid-19

Here are a few ways you can put your hard-earned randelas to good use by helping your favourite musicians.

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 1 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent
#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent

Creatives Makhado is a platform designed and created by Muvhusi Tshilimandila to discover, uplift and unlock South Africa's creative talent...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jan 2021

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

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming
#BizTrends2021: A renewed focus on community through exclusive content and livestreaming

I'm not one to blow my own trumpet - well, not too much anyway - but all of the #BizTrends that I made last year came to fruition. A focus on independent artists, the rise of TikTok, the continued domination of streaming services - all featured...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 7 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Innovation and collaboration will shape a more sustainable future for musicians
#BizTrends2021: Innovation and collaboration will shape a more sustainable future for musicians

While Covid-19 has had a significant impact on many industries, musicians were one of the first casualties, as live performances - which represent the biggest and most sustainable income generator for many musicians - came to a complete halt...

Lindani NtsibandeBy Lindani Ntsibande 6 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA
#StartupStory: Local entrepreneur dances to the beat of urban culture in SA

South African entrepreneur Andile Mathobela has launched TheJournalistDJ.com, a digital video magazine documenting the dance culture in South Africa...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Get your music heard on SubmitHub
#StartupStory: Get your music heard on SubmitHub

It goes without saying that when we need to set a certain mood, music is definitely a key factor. It's even better when you find a playlist that's already been curated...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 2 Jul 2020

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What business can learn from amapiano

Sashin Pillay, digital growth consultant, Google Africa shares his thoughts on amapiano (specifically the Scorpion Kings) and what businesses can learn about customer-centricity...

Sashin PillayBy Sashin Pillay 13 May 2020

SA's entertainment industry is finding novel ways to stay afloat amid the escalation of Covid-19
SA's entertainment industry is finding novel ways to stay afloat amid the escalation of Covid-19

Our entertainment industry is nothing if not resilient, Texx and the City's editor Tecla Ciolfi takes a look at some of the ways musicians are rising to the occasion as Covid-19 takes root in SA...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 26 Mar 2020

Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration
Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative - a weekend of inspiration

This past weekend was one of sheer inspiration, witnessing the unique and lasting contribution Rolex is making to culture and the arts by promoting the transmission of knowledge across generations...

Ann NurockBy Ann Nurock 13 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok
#BizTrends2020: From the rise of independent artists to the age of TikTok

While it's not exactly easy to predict the future, there are a few musical movements that have seemed to gain momentum over the last year-or-so, movements that will hopefully be more relevant than ever, in the first year of our new decade...

Tecla CiolfiBy Tecla Ciolfi 13 Jan 2020

What to expect from the Spier Jazz & Classical Encounters Fest
What to expect from the Spier Jazz & Classical Encounters Fest

The inaugural South African Jazz & Classical Encounters Festival will take place at the Spier Amphitheatre on 23 November 2019...

Michael BrittonBy Michael Britton 18 Nov 2019

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John Cena did Sho Madjozi's #johncenachallenge on The Ellen Show

During an interview on The Ellen Show on Monday, host Ellen DeGeneres got John Cena to do the #johncenachallenge...

Shereesa MoodleyBy Shereesa Moodley 3 Oct 2019

Caroline Leisegang introduces her Body of Preludes
Caroline Leisegang introduces her Body of Preludes

Caroline Leisegang's new album, My Body Of Preludes, was released in August and debuted at number one on iTunes...

Eugene YigaBy Eugene Yiga 13 Sep 2019

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