The Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation celebrate Bra Hugh’s Cultural Legacy

The Hugh Masekela Heritage Foundation celebrate Bra Hugh’s cultural legacy on the 4th anniversary of his passing, January 23rd 2022, with  The Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival 2021  online on at 8pm. “My biggest obsession is to show Africans, and the world, who the people of Africa really are.” Hugh Masekela once said. With a line-up that features […]

Meet one of South Africa’s Youngest Black Multi-Award Winning Line Producers, Zikona Debese

Following the thrilling announcement of yet another bountiful number of award nominations, Black Brain Pictures shines its light on their award-winning producer who is amongst the youngest line producers in thecontinent. Zikona Anam Debese stands out as a multi-award winning producer who is currently heading South Africa’s most loved Telenovela, DiepCity. Her talent knows no […]

SA Writer-Director Wins Gold at 2021 Student Academy Awards

South African-born Phumi Morare’s short film Lakutshon’ Ilanga (When the Sun Sets), has won Gold at the 49th Annual Student Academy Awards this year in the Narrative: Domestic Schools category.  “I’m deeply honored to be a Student Academy Award winner. To think that a personal story, based on my South African family history, can resonate with an international audience and receive […]

Night Embassy Johannesburg has Selected the Ambassadors of The Night

Night Embassy by Jägermeister is a residency programme centred around ‘Freiraum’, a space for unbridled self-expression and unlimited creativity. From 12th November to 4th December, our selected Ambassadors will be exploring new directions in nightlife culture through various artforms and foster a strong sense of community. After receiving hundreds of applications and uncovering some of […]

The Basha Uhuru Creative Uprising Festival is Back with Music, Art and More

The Basha Uhuru Creative Uprising Festival returns this October, bringing the hottest art, music, film, design, dance, theatre, poetry, a makers market and conference sessions to one of Johannesburg’s most iconic landmarks – the Constitution Hill. The three-day festival, recognised as one of the top festivals in South Africa, will take place from 28 to […]

Nelson Makamo Debuts his First Solo Exhibition in the US

Globally recognised and collected, acclaimed South African artist Nelson Makamo this past weekend opened his first independent solo US exhibition, presenting a latest body of work, BLUE. In plans since 2017, the exhibition has been put together independently by an all female group of dynamic and progressive Black professionals who helped curate this landmark show. Due to the diversity in the contemporary art landscape […]

The 2021 Feather Awards Nominees Announced

Now in it’s 13th year, the highly anticipated Feather Awards today announced the colourful 2021 list of nominees for the upcoming awards set to take place on the 11th November 2021 at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. This much coveted nominee list is comprised of personalities and individuals from various industry sectors including Entertainment, Politicsm Lifestyle, Sport and Business this year. […]