Christa Dee / Features / 7 months ago

Plump Kitchen – a party for your taste buds


I had a chat with founder of Plump Kitchen Mpho Masango to chat about her passion for food and re-thinking dining experiences. Mpho start...

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Christa Dee / Features / 7 months ago

Authentic storytelling and experimental cinematics: a conversation with filmmaker Zandi Tisani

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"Find what you love and let it kill you" This quote from Charles Bukowski is Zandi Tisani's favourite quote, and quite fittingly came up ...

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Hazel Kimani / Features / 8 months ago

Bushkoppies: creating something from nothing


The ideology of  the San people was rooted in egalitarianism and this is how they survived harmoniously throughout the wilderness of Souther...

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Hazel Kimani / Features / 8 months ago

The Future is Female: battling patriarchy, celebrating womanhood

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The birthing process for The Future is Female began when Vuyiswa Sipoko would painfully critique Sphilile Khumalo’s live performances when t...

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Christa Dee / Features / 8 months ago

There is nothing pap about Pap Culture: YouTubers Nwabisa Mda, Thembe Mahlaba and Bongeka Masango


I had a conversation with the witty babes Nwabisa Mda, Thembe Mahlaba and Bongeka Masango from the YouTube channel Pap Culture. Starting ...

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Gemma Hart / Features / 8 months ago

Follow Me Down to the Rose Parade – the lyrical sounds of conscious criticality

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Beneath a canopy of banana leaf palms on a summer afternoon, a sweet voice delivers critical personal politics with vibrant enthusiasm. Gent...

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Beth Vale / Features / 8 months ago

If Kitchener’s (KCB) is like a home


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

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Neelika Jayawardane / Features / 8 months ago

Why Bubblegum Club is Not Just…Well, Bubblegum


Bubblegum Club released their first cover story on the 26th of January 2016, and since then, have continued to announce new covers every two...

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Bob Perfect / Features / 8 months ago

Maramza: Low-key but Kwaai-fi

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“Low-key” is a phrase Maramza uses multiple times in our half-hour phone call interview and it’s an apt way to describe the ever-evolving pr...

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Christa Dee / Features / 9 months ago

Eating as activism: Parusha Naidoo’s intersectional approach to our plates


"Eat less meat. Eat more plants. Try new things. Be adventurous. Be curious. And learn to cook if you can't." These are the words plant-bas...

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Beth Vale / Features / 9 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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Gemma Hart / Features / 9 months ago

Sabelo Sibanda & Thulilsile Volwana – Changing the Tide of Tech


“Mobile has changed the face of Africa and it is now the time for Africa to change the face of mobile.” Sabelo Sibanda Wild winds ru...

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