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EXCLUSIVE: Sope Aluko on playing Shaman in Marvel’s Black Panther
1 year ago

EXCLUSIVE: Sope Aluko on playing Shaman in Marvel’s Black Panther

Nigerian-born actress Sope Aluko plays Shaman in the most anticipated movie of 2018, Marvel’s Black Panther. Since pursuing acting in Hollywood she has had recurring roles on Netflix’s Bloodline, NBC’s …
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Andy Allo on being a protégé to the late Prince & starring in Pitch Perfect 3
1 year ago

Andy Allo on being a protégé to the late Prince & starring in Pitch Perfect 3

Cameroon-born singer and songwriter Andy Allo is an artist who is truly paving her own path with a sound and vibe that is uniquely her own.

Andy released her first …
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25 Years of Lifting the Black Body from the Shadows and Margins
1 year ago

25 Years of Lifting the Black Body from the Shadows and Margins

Black Artists’ Networks Dialogue (BAND) in partnership with TD Bank and the Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, presents the photography of acclaimed Jamaican-Canadian artist Michael Chambers from January 25 – March …
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Comedian Stuart Taylor Returns to Baxter Theatre
1 year ago

Comedian Stuart Taylor Returns to Baxter Theatre

Fresh from making his first feature film début in the South African comedy drama, Finders Keepers, earlier in August this year, 2018 sees comedian Stuart Taylor returning to the Cape …
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Everything Afrobeat and Pan-African with  Femi Koya
1 year ago

Everything Afrobeat and Pan-African with  Femi Koya

I got my first taste of Femi Koya and his band at the last Park Acoustics for 2017. The energy was intoxicating; the beat magic. At some point during the …
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How ‘Meet the Adebanjos’ was Successfully Sold Across Africa 
1 year ago

How ‘Meet the Adebanjos’ was Successfully Sold Across Africa 

In 2010 Debra Odutuyo sold her car and moved back in with her parents and Andrew Osayemi left his Investment Banking career to embark on their entrepreneurial dream. …
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Tia Black on Dropping Singles
1 year ago

Tia Black on Dropping Singles

Cape Town based artist Tia Black released her single Paper earlier in May of this year has recently released her latest single, Going Nowhere. With plans for a full-length album …
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African Flavour: A home for African stories and African authors
1 year ago

African Flavour: A home for African stories and African authors

Part of our tradition as African people is gathering to listen and tell stories of ourselves and our history. Stories that are passed down from one generation to the next …
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KINNES: Telling the Story of Children and Violence on the Cape Flats
1 year ago

KINNES: Telling the Story of Children and Violence on the Cape Flats

28-year-old Chase Rhys, a writer and performance artist from Ocean View outside of Cape Town, was announced the winner of the inaugural Adam and Rosalie Small Award for Debutant/Debutante Writers …
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Dramedy Webseries Captures the Post Grad Struggle & “Finding Yourself”
2 years ago

Dramedy Webseries Captures the Post Grad Struggle & “Finding Yourself”

A Whole New Irving is a new dramedy webseries by producer-director Terry Dawson (That’s So Raven, Six Feet Under) with production value rivaling your favorite Netflix series. Recommended for fans of Insecure, …
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