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Takwene represents MENA region at prestigious Music Biz 2024 conference in Nashville

Gulf News 24 Jun 2024
Takwene, a leading digital distributor, multi-channel network (MCN), and independent record label dedicated to supporting talents and artists across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), announced ...
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Takwene to represent MENA region at prestigious Music Biz 2024 conference in Nashville

Gulf News 24 Jun 2024
Takwene, a leading digital distributor, multi-channel network (MCN), and independent record label dedicated to supporting talents and artists across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), announced ...
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8th EMY Africa Expo draws art enthusiasts to Accra International Conference Center

B & FT Online 22 Jun 2024
The 8th edition of the EMY Africa Expo has ended in Accra after attracting art enthusiasts and admirers of Ghanaian culture ...Let us continue to support and empower our artistic community ... Kwabena Agyekum of the EMY Africa Faculty said.
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‘Stevie Van Zandt: Disciple’ traces his life and career from Springsteen to ‘The Sopranos’

CNN 22 Jun 2024
Once Van Zandt had achieved a measure of success as an artist, his political interests consumed him, advocating for the anti-apartheid campaign in South Africa and on behalf of imprisoned Native-American activist Leonard Peltier, among other causes.
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Moyuthu yearns for big break

Mmegi Online 21 Jun 2024
The 37-year-old only became a full-time artist in 2014 and has been looking for his big break ... artists ... As an artist, he looks up to Loyiso Mkize from South Africa and Gigi Malebang from Mmankgodi.
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Rochester Jazz Festival lineup: 27 concerts not to miss over the 9 days

Democrat & Chronicle 21 Jun 2024
As the festival says in its preview, Mwenso, who was born in West Africa, "was brought to New York City by famed jazz artist Wynton Marsalis to helm the late night at Dizzy’s Club and curate at Jazz at Lincoln Center."
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Once banned for his work, anti-apartheid activist highlights role of politics in art

The National 20 Jun 2024
Jantjes played a leading role among the cultural figures in London of the 1980s who opened up space for artists from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Middle East – who had, up to that point, been largely ignored by the British art world.
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Mzansi’s top acts Makhadzi and Sjava among performers at Presidential inauguration

Independent online (SA) 19 Jun 2024
Some of South Africa’s biggest artists such as Sjava and Makhadzi will performer at the 2024 Presidential inauguration ... the world and some from Africa for the swearing in of President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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Kgomotso Matsunyane’s latest play will ruffle feathers

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Jun 2024
The festival is one of the standout events on the arts calendar, offering event-goers a chance to see some of the major artists in South Africa showcase their work ... Matsunyane says the NAF has played a crucial role in shaping her as an artist.
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Newport Bermuda Race start party, concerts and more: What to do in Newport this weekend

The Newport Daily News 19 Jun 2024
... Aaron Rimbui (Kenya), for a performance with their group, as Newport Live Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of South African Independence by four unique, award-winning jazz artists from South Africa.
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Amid remarkable turnout, Katara Eid festivities continue

Gulf-Times 18 Jun 2024
... from Asia and Africa, including China, Syria, Morocco, and Jordan. The activities also included various artistic workshops directed at children and a live drawing event in front of the audience.
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The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens transforms its roof into a summer cinema

Greek City Times 17 Jun 2024
... fluid world that capture the eye and give access to the personal universe of the artist, in a material that concerns the roots and experiences of her and her family in South Africa but also in Greece.
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South Africa: The Sound of Struggle - South Africa's Lasting Legacy of Cultural Resistance

All Africa 17 Jun 2024
Thirty years after the end of apartheid in South Africa, the cultural resistance artists waged against white minority rule continues to inspire new generations of creators ....

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