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Book Reviews: Echo Of Life, Or Fight To Kill

By ROB HOFMEYR & DRIES BRUNT   Double Echo by Francois  Bloemhof                                  6 I Ran For My Life  by Kabelo  Mabalane                   ...

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Theatre Review – Dangled: Mad Skills, Or You’ve Got A Psycho In The Furniture Business

By BRUCE DENNILL   Dangled / Starring Rob Van Vuuren / POPArt, Maboneng, Johannesburg Rob Van Vuuren, Dangled, POPArt, Maboneng, Diary Of A Madman, Nikolai Gogol, Louis Viljoen, furniture, dark, funny, play, People will say; have said; that this is a tough play. And thematically, it is ...

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Music Interview – Glen Phillips: Appetite For Empathy, Or A Fillip For Integrity

By BRUCE DENNILL   Glen Phillips, once and occasionally present Toad The Wet Sprocket frontman, has released a poetic, honest new solo album called Swallowed By The New, on which he examines heartbreak, depression, grief and, ultimately, hope.   You’ve talked about – as part of the processing ...

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Review: Dewar’s 12

By STEFAN VOS   I initially toyed with the idea of doing this review as a sip-by-sip commentary, the enjoyment of a bottle of Scotch whisky (sticklers note: no ‘e’) in real time. As I envisioned how this would play out, however, I bravely discarded ...

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Book Reviews: Let’s Read, Unashamed & Relationships Between Students And Spies

By BRUCE DENNILL, ROB HOFMEYR, DRIES BRUNT   The Shark In The Dark by Peter Bently and Ben Cort / Marcello Mouse And The Masked Ball by Julie Monks / Monsters: An Owner’s Guide by Jonathan Emmett & Mark Oliver / A Squash And A Squeeze by Julia ...

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Music Interview – Glen Phillips: Appetite For Empathy, Or A Fillip For Integrity

By BRUCE DENNILL   Glen Phillips, once and occasionally present Toad The Wet Sprocket frontman, has released a poetic, honest new solo album called Swallowed By The New, on which he examines heartbreak, depression, grief and, ultimately, hope.   You’ve talked ...

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Opinion: Good, Better, Blogger0

Opinion: Good, Better, Blogger

By BRUCE DENNILL   Blogger. It’s a term that’s almost spat out, like a condition you might catch if you discuss it for too long. As media platforms go, blogs are often classed somewhere between penis enlargement flyers pasted ...

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Extract: The Last Horseman by David Gilman0

Extract: The Last Horseman by David Gilman

CHAPTER ONE   It was a foul night to hang a man. The rain swept across the Irish Sea, throwing itself against the grey stone walls of Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison. Behind its unyielding façade two prison guards stood ...

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  • 1 – Never Darken This Portal Again
  • 2 – Very Nearly Offensively Bad
  • 3 – Nobody Thought This Through
  • 4 – Poor
  • 5 – Not Bad, But Ok
  • 6 – Good
  • 7 – Very Good
  • 8 – One Of The Best This Year
  • 9 – I Was Moved; I May Have Cried
  • 10 – Pretty Much Perfect
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Newcomers: UNESCO World Heritage Sites0

Newcomers: UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Unesco’s World Heritage Committee recently inscribed eight new sites on their List: one transnational site (in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan), and others in Canada, Chad, China, Iraq, Iran, Mexico and Sudan. The newly inscribed natural sites are: Hubei Shennongjia (China)—Located in Hubei ...

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Review: Dewar’s 120

Review: Dewar’s 12

By STEFAN VOS   I initially toyed with the idea of doing this review as a sip-by-sip commentary, the enjoyment of a bottle of Scotch whisky (sticklers note: no ‘e’) in real time. As I envisioned how this ...

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Art Therapy, Or Of Kids And Colour0

Art Therapy, Or Of Kids And Colour

Art therapy takes place when individuals are encouraged to express themselves through art as part of a healing process from emotional trauma. For children who experience violence or domestic abuse, drawing or painting provides a way to say what they cannot say with words. For the

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Stars Of The Stage0

Stars Of The Stage

The winners of the Naledi Theatre Awards were announced on 19 April at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City. For the first time in the awards’ 12-year

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Lifetime Award For Albie Sachs0

Lifetime Award For Albie Sachs

  Among the six legends presented with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 19th Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards was constitutional and creative crusader, Albie Sachs, who was honoured for

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