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Kayamandi poet, Bongo Khwelo Flepu takes inspiration for his poetry from the ghetto. Check out our experiment in translation from performance to print of his poem “i’m inspired”.

If you have been following Steyn du Toit’s coverage of the tenth annual Baxter Dance Festival, be sure to catch his report on the last few days of the programme.

Are you willing to live in your own e-waste? Louis Roux considers the effects of the culture of e-consumption.

Steyn du Toit brings you an update on the Baxter Dance Festival, currently underway.

Aidan Erasmus locates DOOKOOM’s new work in a history of subversive Afrikaans music that has nothing to do with the VoĆ«lvry movement.

Join us for the final InZync Poetry Session of the year featuring Pieter Odendaal, Nama Xam, Anele Kose, Siphokazi Jonas.

Antjie Krog remains one of South Africa’s most controversial writers and thinkers. A new anthology of critical essays in English provides an overview of her oeuvre.

If you missed the last weekend of the Cape Town Fringe Festival, catch Steyn du Toit’s report here.

In the first of a series of blogs, Louis Roux introduces the project Nihil Moralia.

How to speak of blackness without it smelling of violent manure or poverty porn? Khanyisile Mbongwa reports on Mbongeni Nomkonwana’s and Lwanda Sindaphi’s production Izityilelo Zobuze.

Write a poem about your heritage in the broader context of this country. Or on any other topic. Please mail your submissions to slip.stellenbosch@gmail.com before or on Friday 17 October.

Are there levels of acceptability when blackfacing? Lunette Warren tackles the complexities of the latest incident.

 

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