So What About Nature?

So What do we Not Write About? ARTS and Nature ( Isigaba Sokuqala ) Firstly there is Nature, and the way all the elements of Nature are felt and are treated by we the human race. Water, Food, Shelter and all the resources that we use to continue our explorative and exploitative lives; these areContinue reading “So What About Nature?”

Sembene :Through The Griot’s Eyes

  Earlier this evening of 10 June/Nhlangulana 2017, I managed to gather a dozen friends -and yes, I had invited the whole community to the screening of a film on Ousmane Sembene, which is being shown around the Afrikan continent as well as selected cities globally; but very few people attended. Yet somehow I doContinue reading “Sembene :Through The Griot’s Eyes”

The Invention of the African

An in depth study of how many conceptions of African studies have been invented and formulated by the powers that be, to disenfranchise us and keep us in perpetual bondage. We must know how we are trapped in order to formulate Ways of being free. This is essentially about the power of definition and alsoContinue reading “The Invention of the African”

G.A.W.Collaborations: Ntuzuma Community Creatives

On the 28th of January 2017 Mvuzo Performing Arts Productions in collaboration with the youth of Ntuzuma Township and Green Ankh Works(PTY) Ltd hosted a very robust workshop at Ntuzuma F Library. The aim of the workshop was to inspire and give guidance to upcoming young artists and potential business leaders in that community. ItContinue reading “G.A.W.Collaborations: Ntuzuma Community Creatives”

They call It jazz

They call it jazz but this music is much bigger and broader than any definitions. Miles Davis called it Social Music, Nicholas Payton calls it BAM (black american music) but the closest description has to be Wayne Shorter’s “I Dare You” music. Call It what we may, this phenomenon known as jazz is fun, intricate,Continue reading “They call It jazz”

The Intuitive Intelligence of Rastafari

Half the story has never been told. When will it be told? In fact has it been told while the audience is half distracted or simply oblivious to the tale? Only time will tell. In a paper that I wrote for the Rastafari United Front’s 1st Research Colloquium on Rastafari (Date 19-20 December 2015), heldContinue reading “The Intuitive Intelligence of Rastafari”

Seasons As Teachers

Kevy Michaels

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IN MEMORY EVERYTHING SEEMS TO HAPPEN TO MUSIC -Tennessee Williams

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Socio-political commentary, life, history, poetry e.t.c