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Urban Soundscapes - Crafting Spaces of Belonging

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Aug. 6, 2022 to Oct. 31, 2022
Exhibition
UJ Art Gallery
The UJ Art Gallery proudly presents Kagiso “Pat” Mautloa’s new solo exhibition, ‘Urban Soundscapes – Crafting Spaces of Belonging’, curated by UJ Art Gallery curator Thabo Seshoka. Set to open on 6 August and run till 30 September, ‘Urban Soundscapes’ is inspired by ordinary life in urban spaces explored through the lens of the socio-political.“Kagiso “Pat” Mautloa, has the distinctive ability
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Macabre at Free State Arts Festival

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Oct. 3, 2022 to Oct. 8, 2022
Drama
Free-state Arts Festival
60mins
Macabre is an immersive theatre experience. From a modern-day South African vantage point, the play delves into the experience of senescence and abandonment. This site-specific psychological suspense play invites small audiences for an exclusive intimate experience. Macabre is a story of guilt, loss, and remorse sparked by the dramatic collision between Maude’s past and Abel’s future.Cast:Fezile MpelaFezile Mpela is an
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Mother’s Grimm at Free State Arts Festival

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Oct. 3, 2022 to Oct. 6, 2022
Drama
ABSA-Scholtz Hall
Goldilocks, Shahrazad, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Evil Queen, Rapunzel, and Anansi all come together in this coming-of-age story. 13-year-old Goldi has just become a big sibling and can’t stand the new status quo. She misses her mother’s stories as that little gremlin and the evil queen keep pushing her away. Through her mother’s stories, Goldi tells her tales from being the
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The Paper Double - Bill at Free State Arts Festival

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Oct. 4, 2022 to Oct. 6, 2022
Drama
AWO
Two new South African texts, two actors, two plays, one set, and one director.Papercuts by Tamarisk Ray GlogauerPapercuts is set in a papery world somewhere between the old and the new. Embla and Writer search through the detritus in an attempt to find answers, each other, and complete an unnamed commission. The script explores themes of love, loneliness, womanhood, religion,
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Poetry Africa Johannesburg Tour

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Oct. 6, 2022 to Oct. 8, 2022
Poetry
UJ Arts & Culture
The Centre for Creative Arts and the University of Johannesburg’s Arts &Culture Department have, for the past decade, informally collaborated to bring down a small cohort of poetry students from Jo’burg to participate in the Poetry Africa Festival. This year we have made our relationship official, and amplified it!Poetry Africa On Tour is a 3-day Live Programme (supported by UJ Arts
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Skeletons at Free State Arts Festival

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Oct. 7, 2022 to Oct. 8, 2022
Film Studio
Set in the heart of the Maluti mountains, Skeletons grapples with social and political issues. This magical realism film experiment casts a spotlight on matters of land and ownership. As the stories of four multidimensional characters unfold in a space and time of absolute scarcity, and they wrestle to break free from the vicious cycle of oppression, Skeletons confronts the
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