• Electric Jive

    About two years ago a friend of mine played the most fantastic recording of a ...

Happy Easter & Safe Travels!

Being a Christian holiday, Easter, which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion at Calvary, isn’t recognised by a lot of South Africans, but it is a time of the year when people get to take a few well deserved days off from work, with many people driving to see family and friends [...]

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Umlazi Festival

This weekend marks the inaugural NUZ Festival & Expo taking place at Umlazi’s King Zwelithini stadium. The festival is being organised by the Umlazi Management Company, which is 100% black owned, with the support of the eThekwini Municipality. NUZ Festival & Expo hopes to promote Umlazi as a proper tourist destination, provide support for local [...]

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Amita Makan, Ubuyile, 2011

Threads to Freedom

Artist Amita Makan may not be from Durban, but the stories that she weaves through her embroideries and paintings tell an important story for all South Africans. Her current exhibition, Nomalungelo: Threads to Freedom, pays homage to three female South African icons – Miriam Makeba, Dorothy Masuku and Brenda Fassie – in recognition of the [...]

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