Exhibition of Black Music in Newtown

This one is not to be missed. I spotted the poster about two weeks ago in the city, and it made me curious. The International Exhibition of Black Music is on at Museum Africa – part of the France South Africa Seasons 2012/13 that has brought myriad diverse cultural events to the city over the past few weeks, including Molière’s “L’Avare” (The Miser) at the Market Theatre, Reacting to Chemistry exhibition at Sci-Bono, and French Connections – an exhibition of French works in the Johannesburg Art Gallery collection.

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Young, Gifted and Black

#121. Love this campaign by Channel O on DSTV. It’s called Young, Gifted and Black and its key motif is the remake of a Nina Simone song that became a civil rights anthem. The Channel O version features a star line-up including Lira and Yvonne Chaka Chaka. Its moving and soulful and beautiful to watch. Continue reading