Music

Fans around the world mourn Johnny Clegg’s passing

Cities around the globe are mourning the passing of musician Johnny Clegg who for decades became a reliable export of South African musical culture to the rest of the world. Clegg died in his Johannesburg home after battling with pancreatic cancer since 2015. He was 66. Independent New York-based South African entertainment[…]

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Taliep Petersen honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Cape Town’s most famous son Taliep Petersen, the widely acclaimed performer was honoured with a posthumous “Lifetime Achievement” award at the recent Naledi Awards, which is a premier award on the calendar of Gauteng awards. The award comes ten years after Petersen’s untimely death, which has left a void in[…]

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‘Let the Change Be’ seeking to make a difference

Several artists from the Dubai-based ‘Let the Change Be’ Muslim Music and arts organisation have embarked on a series of workshops across the Mother City, focusing on documentary filmmaking, photography and song writing. The workshops will be conducted between the 26-31 May at several institutions on the Cape Flats, including[…]

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