Beth Vale / art&culture / 4 months ago

Flipping the Lens with Fausto Becatti and The Bioscope’s Camera Club

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Last week, The Bioscope Theatre, in collaboration with The College of Digital Photography, hosted its second installment of The...

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Beth Vale / music / 4 months ago

Ikonika’s Dancefloor Disruption

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“I always had headphones on and I always knew I wanted to make music”, Ikonika told me....

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Beth Vale / art&culture / 5 months ago

Encounters with the Everyday: My Body My Space Rural Arts Festival

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Perhaps because of the glamour attached to them, we forget what sterile spaces stages are. The craft of a set designer or performer often in...

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Beth Vale / art&culture / 5 months ago

Turn-Up Talk Series Episode 4 – Mess in Melville

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The ‘Turn-up Talk Series’ is a collection of discussions in which young Jo’burgers share their...

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Beth Vale / music / 5 months ago

Dirty Dancing: Spoko and Aguayo Release First Single off Upcoming EP

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Conjured from smoke fumes, long nights, and worn-out feet, DJ Spoko and Matias Aguayo will be dropping a new EP on February 28th,...

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Beth Vale / music / 5 months ago

DJ Capital (Siyabonga Sibeko) and the Dancefloor Dialectic

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DJ’s write our nocturnal soundtracks. Spinning the energy in the room, they ease their audience in; build them up; hold them in suspense. Th...

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Beth Vale / Features / 5 months ago

If Kitchener’s (KCB) is like a home

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“There are venues and there are institutions”, I was once told: a friend attempting to draw categories in Johannesburg’s ni...

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Beth Vale / art&culture / 6 months ago

Turn-up Talk Series Episode 3

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The ‘Turn-up Talk Series’ is a collection of discussions in which young Jo’burgers share their nocturnal lives: stories and reflections from...

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Beth Vale / Features / 6 months ago

The Creative Self, According to Scoop Makhathini

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Over December, Johannesburg is a city that empties. Residents escape to their family homes or holiday beaches, leaving the once-bustling met...

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Beth Vale / fashion / 6 months ago

Running with Gods: Daniel Ting Chong X Puma

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It’s 8.30am on the 26th of December and I’m wondering the still-desolate mall at Cape Town’s VnA Waterfront. In one of the passag...

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Beth Vale / music / 7 months ago

Techno in the City: the story of TOYTOY

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Run your finger through the history of techno and you will eventually come to the source: Belleville, Detroit in the mid-1980s. It was here ...

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Beth Vale / art&culture / 7 months ago

Turn-up Talk Series Episode 2

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The ‘Turn-up Talk Series’ is a collection of discussions in which young Jo’burgers share their nocturnal lives: stories and reflections from...

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