Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Mexican Halloween celebration

I found this on the net and paused because it is interesting so I thought I would share it here for Halloween 2014. In Mexico, just a few minutes outside the city of Oaxaca, one can find the Old Panteon … Continue reading

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Expresso raises R300 000 for Reach for Recovery

My mother died of breast cancer in 1975.  Not surprisingly the fight against breast cancer is one of the main charities I support. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Expresso Breakfast Show on SABC3 held a live telethon … Continue reading

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Visual Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere makes waves

Press release Kemang Wa Lehulere makes waves as the winner of the SBYAA for Visual Art Cape Town-based visual artist Kemang Wa Lehulere has been named by the National Arts Festival as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual … Continue reading

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Athi-Patra Ruga pushes boundaries for art

Press Release Pushing the boundaries Athi-Patra Ruga takes the 2015 SBYAA for Performance Art Award The National Arts Festival’s 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Performance Art, 30 year old Athi-Patra Ruga, explores and pushes boundaries between fashion, performance and … Continue reading

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Luyanda Sidiya, dancing up a storm

Press Release Luyanda Sidiya gets us moving as the winner of the SBYAA 2015 for Dance. Born in the Vaal Triangle, South of Johannesburg, dancer, choreographer, teacher and mentor- Luyanda Sidiya (31) – has been named by the National Arts … Continue reading

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Nduduzo Makhathini … and all that Jazz

Press Release Nduduzo Makhathini shakes the musical scene as the 2015 SBYAA for Jazz Johannesburg-based jazz pianist Nduduzo Makhathini (32) has been awarded by the National Arts Festival as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz. Growing up in … Continue reading

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Setting the stage for 2015 – Christiaan Olwagen

Press Release Christiaan Olwagen sets the stage for the 2015 SBYAA for Theatre Born in Cape Town and raised in Pretoria, 27-year-old Christiaan Olwagen has been named by the National Arts Festival as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist in … Continue reading

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