The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

WTS was established as a part and full time College in 1978, in JHB in the Carlton Center under the name of Dance Workshop. The College expanded and moved to Rosebank in 1986 and relocated to Cape Town in 1992 under the new name of ‘The Waterfront Theatre School’. The College now has nine studios, 3 private lesson rooms, 3 costume stores, a canteen, an extensive workshop and serviced accomodation for 20 full-time students. There…

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AMA Mobility Grants Programme: Call for Applications

AMA Mobility Grants Programme: Call for Applications

Art Moves Africa (AMA) supports mobility within the African continent by covering the costs of travel, visa and travel insurance for the duration of a stay. AMA doesn’t support fees, accommodations, or per-diem. AMA is currently accepting applications for Session 28 of its mobility grants programme. To be eligible, projects must take place between September 15, 2015 and January 15, 2016. The deadline for applications is July 15, 2015. Candidates will be notified of the…

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Mawela Music Awards 2015 Nomination List Released

Mawela Music Awards 2015 Nomination List Released

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, Johannesburg – Mi Casa, Mandoza and Berita are amongst the musicians who stand to be honoured at this year’s Wawela Music Awards (WMAs). The Southern African Music Rights Organisation NPC (SAMRO) today released the list of nominees of the 2015 edition of the awards. The WMAs remain the only event in the country to recognise South Africa’s song writing and composing talent. Tiyani Maluleke, SAMRO’s Marketing General Manager, says what sets…

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Wawela Music Awards 2015

Wawela Music Awards 2015

The aim of the Wawela Music Awards is to recognise and award SAMRO members – composers, authors, lyricists and publishers – who have lit up international and local stages, screens and airwaves with their dazzling talent. The awards are a gesture from SAMRO to thank our creative trailblazers. These awards celebrate South African music creators’ accomplishments on the international and local stage over a particular defined period. The Awards are divided into the following categories:…

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Beat Magazine SA Awards 2015

Beat Magazine SA Awards 2015

BEATMagazineSA is a publication devoted to what is happening in the Eastern Cape. The publication is developed by building the content like news, success stories, development updates from both public and private sector. The publication also covers important to relevant information like bursaries, employment opportunities and work closely with business development institutions with the aim to strengthen the economy. BEATMagazineSA was founded in the East London on the 14th November 2011, and officially launched on…

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AACE: African Art at the Cutting Edge (Andrew Lamprecht) @ District Six Homecoming Centre

AACE: African Art at the Cutting Edge (Andrew Lamprecht)	@ District Six Homecoming Centre

May 11, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – May 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm Where: District Six Homecoming Centre Cost: R500 Contact: Sophia Sanan 0214659027 sophia@afai.org.za Course Outline: This lecture series takes participants through the contemporary landscape of African Visual Art, beginning with a visually-packed lecture looking at some of the best of recent production from about two dozen African countries. It moves then through an examination of the way in which African art has become…

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10th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievements (SATMA) Awards

10th Annual South African Traditional Music Achievements (SATMA) Awards

SATMA Awards in partnership with the SABC, National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC), AIRCO and the uMhlathuze Municipality under the Uthungulu District would like to request that you please nominate an Artist of your choice relevant to you or to your radio station or record company, complete the form below. You can make as many copies of this entry form for all the categories that are relevant to your station, ethnic group or record…

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Maskandi Artist Qadasi with his band at Luthuli Museum in Groutville

Maskandi Artist Qadasi with his band at Luthuli Museum in Groutville

David Jenkins, also known as Qadasi, is an accomplished Maskandi musician who developed a deep passion for Zulu culture and music at a young age growing up in Empangeni, right in the heart of Zululand. Qadasi will be visiting the museum for two performances with a full band. The band will be at Luthuli Museum during the day to facilitate a schools program for young learners and in the evening the museum opens its doors…

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