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To the vibarians: Change or vokof

So a new Village Green will rise at Victoria Girls High next year. That’s 300 traders who will inhabit a redesigned space. Smaller tents, all niched, and school accommodation readily available right there. Not bad. And traffic congestion moves from Rhodes to VG where a genius is going to sort it all all out. It

Ankobia profile: Blackness examined in a bleak future

ANKOBIA, the most eagerly awaited play by 2017 Standard Bank Young Artist award winner for theatre Monageng “Vice” Motshabi, 35, opens at the National Arts Festival on Friday July 7. Motshabi, interviewed soon after he arrived in Grahamstown where symbols and statues recalling white settler history assailed him, spoke about how the new play, produced

Pop iCheri profile: Crotch politics goes deep

At first glance it looks like a titillating student production promising expanses of bare flesh and sex. “Pop, lick, squich, ouch, yeees, no, sho, too big, yikes, yuck…” promises the programme. But Pop i Cheri, while it is about virginity, is a lot deeper than that. Market Theatre Laboratory co-directors Tumeka Matintela and Sinenhlanhla Mgeyi