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Grietfest 2015: Avant-Garde Electronic

Music has the power to unite people, cultures and religions. Music can create emotion, tell a story and can even be used to express ourselves. Music can reflect a time period, it reminds us of culture at the time, or brings back memories. It serves as a connection between [...]

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Dan Patlansky European Tour Dairy 2014

Dan Patlansky returned to South Africa last week after an European tour to promote his new album, Dear Silence Thieves. Besides playing at the Fjord Blues Festival in Norway, he also played shows in Stuttgart, Istanbul, Dordrecht, Duurstede, Heerhugowaard, Leiden, Belgium [...]

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Afrikaans Opera

POSKANTOOR is a genuine Afrikaans Opera exploring our sometimes ugly and often beautiful culture. Set in small town cursed with gossip and dogma, it chronicles a young widow in her endeavors to find happiness. Set in a small town cursed with gossip and dogma, it chronicles a [...]

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A Million Years of Park Acoustics

The surrounding fauna and flora and directions of the wind create sounds that can only be heard once. A philosopher would say “You can’t listen to or hear the same song twice”. Every month a vivid vista of colors ascend on Monument Hill bringing with it a medley of music and [...]

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Griet: The Dog That Became A Festival

Saturday saw another needle bending, jaw crushing event from the Griet management team with over 30 acts breaking stuff and turning tricks on those who have temporarily dulled away their minds to rush like an oven iron that goes red and back. "You are the culture I live and [...]