Shaping urban areas through art

Shaping urban areas through art

“Art should play an integral role in influencing urban areas but unfortunately there’s not enough funding to support artists or art institutions to be able to do that,” Wits University’s School of Architecture and Planning, in collaboration with Institut Francais of...
The Village makes its way to the 969 Festival

The Village makes its way to the 969 Festival

A production by Wits drama students, The Village, will be on at the 969 Festival next week.  The 969 Festival runs from 13-24 July at the Wits Theatre, giving Johannesburg audiences the opportunity to see shows straight from the stages of the National Arts Festival....
969 Film Festival

969 Film Festival

Joburgers looking for a taste of the Grahamstown National Arts Festival have until Sunday to plunge into 969 festival at the Wits Theatre. The festival showcases 20 of the top performances from art festivals main stages as well as the fringe. Wits Theatre director...
How do you like your coffee?

How do you like your coffee?

It all began with two encounters – a fictional encounter, complicated by a peculiarly South African issue. And an encounter on a real-life level, which brought about a “mingling of different colours”.Two students,  who were no more than acquaintances before, had...
VIDEO: Motswako the mix, 2013

VIDEO: Motswako the mix, 2013

The video showcases an interview with Callandra Youngleson, Nick Rumpelt and Carl Straussner who will be performing in Matswako “the mix”, Part 1 on Saturday 16 March 2013. The show will showcase the best of the Wits School of Arts’ Classical and...